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Lent 2017


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


Lent 2017

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.

  • Sundays at 11:30 am with guide Kathy Glass
  • Wednesdays at 2 pm with guides Gloria Phinney & Helena Hurst
  • Saturdays at 10 am with guide Pastor Jeong Park

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