Today’s Announcements

ADULTS

GriefShare

Mondays, June 3-Aug. 26, 6:45-8:30 p.m.
OR Mondays, Sept. 16-Dec. 9, 6:45-8:30 p.m.
GriefShare is a weekly support group for people grieving the death of someone close. It’s a place where you can be around people who understand how you feel and the pain of your loss. Materials include valuable information to help you through this difficult time. $20. Sign up here.

Epic of Eden

Wednesdays, May 8-July 24, 6:30-8 p.m., Rm. 312
The Old Testament is a story of God’s grace, from the Garden of Eden to the garden of the New Jerusalem. Class will be led by Associate Pastor Rev. Terri Henkel. $25 for the sudy book. Register here.

 

STUDENTS

Summer Camp

Friday-Monday, May 31-June 3
Ocoee Retreat Center, Ocoee, Tennessee
Rising 7th-12th grade students are invited. Worship, small groups, lake activities and more. $250 when you register by May 25. Sign up now!

 

High School Mission Trip

Sunday-Friday, July 14-19
Urban Ministry, Birmingham, Alabama
Rising 9th-12th grade students are invited to participate. Projects will include painting or working in the community garden. $225 per person. Spaces are limited. Sign up now!

 

Middle School Mission Weekend

Saturday-Sunday, July 20-21
Urban Ministry, Birmingham, Alabama
Middle schoolers will assist Urban Ministry in Birmingham. $75 per person. Spaces are limited. Sign up now!

 

Student Ministry Newsletter

Keep up with our schedule of middle and high school activities by subscribing to Student Ministry’s weekly newsletter. To sign up, contact Andrew Cole.

 

CHILDREN

Club 45 End-of-Year Pool Party

Sunday, May 19, 12:20-3:30 p.m.
4th and 5th graders are invited to the party! Meet in the 1st floor lobby. We’ll take the church buses to the Lawder Home for lunch and a pool party to finish our school year. RSVP to Victoria Harmon.

 

MISSION & MINISTRY

Wesley Woods Offering on Mother’s Day, Next Sunday

The annual Wesley Woods Offering provides critical funding to care for older adults living in a Wesley Woods community. Please give generously next Sunday. To give at afumc.org, select Wesley Woods from the list of Missions and Outreach funds. wesleywoods.org

 

Children’s Ministry Crew Members

We’re recruiting Children’s Ministry Sunday volunteers for the 2019-20 school year. See a list of opportunities and find a place to serve here.

 

Clothing Drive

May 8-14, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Drop off donations behind the Student Center
The United Methodist Women of Alpharetta Methodist and St. James UMC are sponsoring this drive to collect professional men’s and women’s clothing and accessories. Donations will go to Dress for Success and Attire for Hire. Learn more. 

 

Operation Oreo 10th Anniversary

We’re making plans for the 10th year of our annual cookie drive for service members deployed overseas. If you’d like to make a donation to help with shipping, give online (Select Operation Oreo from the list of Missions and Outreach funds.) Or make your check to AFUMC and write “Oreo” on the memo line.

 

Cupcake Ministry Coordinator

We’re seeking a Cupcake Ministry Coordinator to work with HomeStretch and Drake House to coordinate when they need cupcakes for monthly events, manage volunteer sign-ups and oversee scheduling and delivery. For details, please contact Deedee Muehlbauer.

 

Men’s Ministry Announces New Local Ministry to Help Our Members

Alpharetta Methodist Men’s Ministry is starting Men Helping Church Members, a ministry to help older church members with yard and house tasks. If you need help around your home, contact Larry Garrard. The service is free. Donations will be accepted to be used to fund other Men’s Ministry programs.