FUMC Coffee Hour Hosts for November
November 4: Team 5
November 11: Team 7
November 18: Team 8
November 25: Team 9December
December 2: Team 1
December 9: Team 2
December 16: Team 3
December 23: Team 4
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.Northern Waters District Conference
Saturday, November 10 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Hosted by the Houghton Lake UMC. "Two by Two, Village by Village: A Biblical Reflection on Community Engagement" will be presented by Keynote Speaker Paul Perez. Paul is the Associate Director for Mission and Ministry as a partner in the Office of Connectional Ministry of the UMC. Workshops available: Engage MI, Community Relationships, and New District Conversation. Worship will be led by Rev. Kathy Snedeker of the Traverse Bay UMC. Want to carpool? Contact Judy in the church office, 352-7427.
Decorate The For Christmas
Come, join in the fellowship and fun as we decorate the Elberta United Methodist Church for Christmas on Saturday, November 24, 3:00 p.m. Volunteers will be rewarded with lasagna! Ladies' Christmas Tea
Sunday, December 2 2:00 p.m. Elberta United Methodist Church
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
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! 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.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.