COME BREAK BREAD TOGETHER
LENTEN SOUP 2017
When: Sat., April 8 at noon and Thurs., April 13 at 6 pm
Where: Here at FOUMC in the Sanctuary
Come share a light meal and a time of fellowship…Time where we can pause to get closer to God during this season of Lent. If you would like to help, please contact Kathy Glass.
Easter Lilies for the Chancel
Order deadline is Sun., April 9, 2017
Help beautify our Sanctuary on Easter Sunday by ordering Easter lilies now. The cost is $10 per plant. Please place your order by filling in this form and placing it, along with your payment, in the offering plate or mailing it to the church. Orders are due Palm Sunday, April 9, 2017. Lilies may be taken home after the 10 am worship service on Easter Sunday, April 16. (Lilies will be de-pollinated before the Easter Sunday service.)
MAUNDY THURSDAY SOUP AND SERVICE
6 pm Soup / approx. 6:45 pm Service
On Thursday, April 13, we will have our soup supper at 6 pm as usual. Immediately following the soup supper, at approximately 6:45 pm, we will have a Maundy Thursday Tenebrae service. Members of UMC of Rancho Cordova have been invited to join us. Both the soup and the service will be held in the Sanctuary.
GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE
AT UMC OF RANCHO CORDOVA
On Friday, April 14, the United Methodist Church of Rancho Cordova has invited our congregation to attend the Good Friday service at their church. The service begins at 7 pm. UMC of RC is located at 2101 Zinfandel Dr. in Rancho Cordova.
ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT BY SWAG
The Easter Egg Hunt will be held after the 10 am service on Easter Sunday.
Our teen youth group, SWAG (Students Worshipping an Awesome God), will again put on our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday. Donations of small wrapped candy are gratefully accepted in the Narthex on Sundays. The Easter Egg Hunt will be held after the 10 am service on Easter Sunday, April 16. Children who wish to participate should gather at the flag pole in front of the Sanctuary. Contact: Adriane Samcoff
Dates to Remember
04/09 Palm Sunday; Easter Lilies order deadline
04/13 Maundy Thursday
04/14 Good Friday
04/16 Easter service at 10 am; Egg Hunt after the 10 am service, meet at the flagpole
Lenten Small Group Study
ALL ABOARD FOR OUR TOUR OF JOHN WESLEY’S ENGLAND
For our Lenten Small Group Study, join us on a 6-week journey to England, through Wesley’s land, life, ministry, and teachings. For Methodists, Wesleyans, and all Christians, Wesley’s story is our story, defining our faith and challenging us to rediscover our spiritual passion. Books are $10 with scholarships available. Please read Chapter 1 before departure. Contact Mary McCollum or the Church Office if you have not received a book. All groups meet in the Library.