Today’s Announcements

Weather-Related Closings

When inclement weather hits the Atlanta area this winter, we’ll keep you posted about office closures or cancellations at the church. Please check for notices on our main page, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Parents of students in our weekday Preschool/Kindergarten and Mothers’ Morning Out should check those pages for closures or delays that may impact school.

Paraguay Mission Trip

July 17-25

Join the Paraguay mission team to work directly with Christian and Angelica Dickson and the people of Paraguay. Space is limited. Cost is $2,200. To learn more about serving on the team, email Deedee Muehlbauer.

 

Vacation Bible School, Maker Fun Factory Registration

June 12-15,  9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Rising K-6th grade
Early registration by March 31:  $20 per child
Registration starting April 1: $25 per child
Registration opens next Sunday for this year’s Vacation Bible School, “Maker Fun Factory.” Register your child and sign up to volunteer here.

 

Financial Peace University

Sundays, March 5-May 7, 7-9 p.m.

Let Dave Ramsey help you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future and more. Learn more and register.

 

Homeless Offering on February 26

The North Georgia Housing and Homeless Council awards grants to ministries that fight poverty. Your donations to the Homeless Offering support these efforts. Please give generously on February 26.

 

UMW Mission Study

Saturday, March 4, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Trinity Hall

The United Methodist Women are sponsoring a mission study about how to support the people of Latin America. Rev. Terri Henkel and Amy Pearson will lead the class. Hear about Amy’s summer mission trips to Honduras and how she’s assisted the community. Open to men and women. $15 includes a study book and lunch. Make your reservations by February 27: afumc.org/missionstudy

 

Bible Study for Men

Thursdays, 12-1 p.m., Library

All men are invited on a 12-week journey into the New Testament led by Dr. Don Martin. This study is a great option for busy men who want to spend their lunch hour growing faith and friendship. Discussion will be lively and honest. Get details and register: afumc.org/lunch&learn

 

Job Opening

We’re seeking a Special Needs Assistant for Sunday mornings (9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.) See job details and learn how to apply.

 

Parent Connection Dinner

February 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Methodist Youth Center

Parents are invited to this progressive three-course meal. Meet other Roots Student Ministry parents, and share parenting ideas, concerns and solutions. $15 per couple. RSVP here by February 12.

 

Student Ministry Spring Retreat: Me3rd

March 17-19
Camp Highland, Ellijay

God, others, me… We’ll examine Jesus’ call to place God and others before ourselves and how we can actually pull that off in 2017. Students in grades 6-12 are invited. Have a great time with friends, activities, teaching and worship. Get details and sign up by March 5.