537 Crystal Avenue, P.O. Box 1010, Frankfort, MI 49635
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FUMC Coffee Hour Hosts for

June
3: Team 2
10: Team 3
17: Team 4
24: Team 5

July
1: Team 6
8: Team 7
15: Team 8
22: Team 9
29: Team 1

August
5: Team 2
12: Team 3
19: Team 4
26: Team 5

Each Sunday, an assortment of donut holes (pre-ordered and paid for by the church) will be picked up at Family Fare by one of the members of the Coffee Hour Team scheduled for that day.  Pre-packaged, single-serving string cheese will be in the refrigerator and will be offered for people on restricted diets.

Community Dinners
Saturdays, July 21 and August 18, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Menu includes hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, salads, baked beans, ice cream, and beverage. No charge for the meal, but freewill donations are welcomed. Hosted by the Elberta United Methodist Church, 555 Lincoln Avenue. Freewill donations (made payable to Jowett Family Funeral Home) from the July dinner will provide assistance with funeral expenses for Brittany Gatrell Piper

Annual Very Cherry Smorgasbord Dinner
Supporting local and global missions. Thursday, July 19, 2018  5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Adults: $12.00; Children ages 4-12: $6.00; ages 3 and under: FREE Tickets available at the door. No advance sales. Sponsored by the FUMW

Annual Pulled Pork Picnic
Supporting church ministry, Friday, August 17, 2018  5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Adults: $10.00; Children under 12: $6.00; extra sandwich $4.00 Menu includes pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, cole slaw, chips, cookie, and beverage. No advance ticket sales. Sponsored by the Frankfort UMC

Enjoy the Benzie County Community Band Concerts this July!
July 11, 7:00 p.m., Benzie County Historical Museum July 18, 7:00 p.m., Downtown Beulah Park July 25, 7:30 p.m., Empire Beach (will feature guest group the Manitou Winds)




book
Copies of the recently published, Celebrating the Highlights of 140 Years FUMC history by Florence Bixby and Judy VanMeter are still available.
  The 276-page book, published by Bayside Printing of Frankfort, is a narrative of word and picture.  It covers a bit of the early history of Frankfort and United Methodism and then moves on to highlight historical events of the Frankfort United Methodist Church and community.  Cost of the book is $25.  You may purchase a copy of the book from the Frankfort United Methodist Church office or directly from Florence.  If you are away for the winter and would like a copy saved for you, please contact the church office.


Do You Shop On-Line?
If so, there is a new way to contribute to the church:  UMCmarket.org offers participants a simple way to have a percentage of your purchase sent directly to the church.  Go to UMCmarket.org for more information or contact the church office.


Elberta UMC Community Dinner

 Elberta UMC hosts a Community Dinner the 3rd Saturday of each month.  Dinners are from  4:00 -  6:00pm - there is no charge for the meal, but donations are graciously accepted - come and join us for fellowship and food!
   
 
heart Blood Drive at Frankfort UMC
Frankfort UMC hosts a Blood Drive the first Thursday of each month from 1:30pm to 6:00pm in support of the Michigan Blood Bank.  Please consider being a donor!

cards Euchre Tourney Night
 Join us for a fun Euchre Tourney Night.  We meet the third Thursday of each month at 7:00pm in Robinson Hall at Frankfort UMC.

volunteers
Kitchen Cleaning Crew
Carole Lee and Pam Smith,  Thank You Ladies!

Interested in becoming a Lay Servant?
Check out the upcoming Grand Traverse District Lay Servant Ministries training events for 2017 by going to www.events.michiganumc.org. If you have questions, Lay Leader Nancy Conrad may have the answers! Contact her at 352-9309.

Got some extra time to kill?
Two organizations in the area would like churches to send a representative to their meetings to receive information and help communicate needs and services to the congregations. They are Benzie Senior Resources (formerly Council on Aging and Home Health Care) and Advocates for Benzie County. If you are interested in serving in this type of capacity, please contact the church office.
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