Upcoming Events: November-December 2018

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Upcoming Events

Mark Your Calendars! Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday, November 22, 2018 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Elfin Magic Saturday, December 1, 2018 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Bowie Community Center 413 Pelham Street 304 Lindsey Bowie, TX 76230 Charge Conference Sunday, December 2, 2018 3:00 p.m. FUMC Wichita Falls 909 10th St Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United Methodist Women Meeting Tuesday, December 4, 2018 6:00 p.m. Souper Sunday Sunday, December 9, 2018 12:00 p.m. Keepsake Christmas Wednesday, December 12, 2018 6:00 p.m. Traditional Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Monday, December 24, 2018 6:00 p.m. Potluck Lunch Sunday, December 30, 2018 12:00 p.m. Kids 4 Christ (KFC) Resumes Wednesday, January 16, 2019 5:30 p.m. United Methodist Youth Fellowship (UMYF) resumes Wednesday, January 16, 2019 5:30 p.m.  

Music Ministry News: December 2018

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Adult Choir and Bells Practice Practice ‘Vacation’ December 12, 2018 to January 9, 2019 On December 2, 2018, the adult handbell group (B4) traveled to St. Jo, Texas, to share our gift of music with them. We enjoyed beautiful music, food, fellowship, and a collection (180 to be exact) of Nativity sets. During the rest of December, you will be delighted to hear Sadie Britt and Emerson Parr play (on December 16, 2018), and Saundra Pass and Jarae Scruggs play (on December 23, 2018). You will be hearing some very familiar Christmas tunes. The music ministries will take a short “vacation” from practicing on Wednesday nights beginning December 12. We will resume our regular practices in the New Year on January 9, 2019. As always, you are welcome to join us to make a “joyful noise unto the Lord,” whether it is singing or ringing a bell or chime. We’d love to have you! God … Read More

Keepsake Christmas: December 12, 2018

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Keepsake Christmas

Keepsake Christmas Wednesday, December 12, 2018 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Kidz 4 Christ will be celebrating Christmas with a Keepsake Christmas on December 12, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Families, adults, and children are invited to participate as we hear from Mary, Joseph, one of the Shepherds’, and make a memorable Christmas craft. There will be cookies and hot chocolate after the event. This event is open to the community. Please call the church office at 940-872-3384 if you plan to attend this event so that we will have enough craft items for everyone. Connie Beaird Nurture Team

Souper Sunday: December 9, 2018

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Souper Sunday

Music, Soup & Desserts Sunday, December 9, 2018 11:00 a.m. On Sunday, December 9, 2018, the FUMC Bowie music department will be uniting their talents for the entire worship hour at 11:00 a.m. Enjoy wonderful music as the choir, adult handbells, and Children’s Chime Choir share their gift of music with you. Following the service, we will be serving delicious soups for our annual “Souper Sunday.” Everyone can enjoy a delicious meal for a donation. All donations will go directly to the Bowie Mission, which so desperately needs the funds this time of year. God bless! Jarae Scruggs Music Director

United Methodist Men Breakfast: December 15, 2018

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United Methodist Men

You are invited to join us for breakfast! Saturday, January 19, 2019 8:00 a.m. Fellowship Hall The United Methodist Men Breakfast will be on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. UMM meets for breakfast every third Saturday of the month. For more information, contact Charles Wittmer at [email protected] Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Music Ministry News: November 2018

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Music Ministry

Adult Choir and Bells Practice Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The Worship Team has been busy preparing for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations! On Sunday, November 25, 2018, Saundra Pass and Jarae Scruggs will be playing piano duets along with Emerson Parr playing Beethoven’s Fur Elise. On Sunday, December 2, 2018, at 4:00 p.m., Bowie Bells Bringing Blessing will be travelling to St. Jo to share our gift of music with them. The FUMC St. Jo has a beautiful collection of nativity sets that they set up along with a music celebration. Come enjoy some food, fellowship, and music! On Sunday, December 9, 2018, the music department will be uniting their talents for the entire worship hour at 11:00 a.m. with wonderful music as the choir, adult handbells, and Children’s Chime Choir share their gift of music with you. Following the service, we will be serving delicious soups … Read More

Kidz4Christ News: November 2018

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Kidz 4 Christ

Kidz4Christ Meetings Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Wednesday, December 5, 2018 We will not have Kidz4Christ on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. We will resume K4C on November 28 and December 5, 2018. Keepsake Christmas Wednesday, December 12, 2018 6:00 p.m. On December 12, 2018, we will have a family event called Keepsake Christmas at 6:00 p.m. Read more about this exciting Christmas activity here. Christmas Break December 19-January 8, 2019 K4C will not meet starting December 19, 2018, for the Christmas holiday. We will resume K4C on January 9, 2019, after the New Year’s holiday. Ashley Scott 469-236-9088

United Methodist Youth Fellowship News: November 2018

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United Methodist Youth Fellowship

United Methodist Youth Fellowship What a great time we had for our first Youth Sunday! The youth did a great job. Look forward to another Youth Sunday in the summer! Meetings Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Wednesday, December 5, 2018 We will not meet on November 21, but will be meeting on November 28 and December 5, 2018. Keepsake Christmas Wednesday, December 12, 2018 6:00 p.m. On December 12, 2018, we will have a family event called Keepsake Christmas at 6:00 p.m. Read more about this exciting Christmas activity here. Christmas Break December 19-January 8, 2019 UMYF will not meet starting December 19, 2018, for the Christmas holiday. UMYF will resume on January 9, 2019. Confirmation Camp January 11-13, 2019 Bridgeport Camp The 3rd Annual Conference-wide Confirmation Retreat will be on January 11-13, 2019, at Bridgeport Camp. Confirmation Connection is a retreat-style Confirmation camp in the North Texas Conference that partners with local UMC … Read More

United Methodist Women Meeting: December 4, 2018

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United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women Christmas Tuesday, December 4, 2018 6:00 p.m. United Methodist Women (UMW) will meet on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. We will be decorating and filling stockings for the Alzheimer Unit at Advanced Rehab. The stockings will be provided, so if you can bring items that can be hot glued to the stockings as decoration and items to fill the stockings. Suggested items to fill the stockings are body spray (like Bath & Body Works), Chapstick, lotion, non-slip socks, candy, Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Little Debbie oatmeal sandwich cookies, Donut Sticks, regular socks, shampoo, conditioner. We will also have a gift exchange. Bring a pair of Christmas socks stuffed with inexpensive items — candy, Chapstick, items from Dollar Tree, mints, etc. We are also asking everyone to bring a snack item to share. For any questions, call or text Connie Beaird at 940-577-5759.