First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

by Shelby Meeks
First Methodist's Weekly Newsletter

Hands of Christ
MAY 11 • 7:30AM-2:30 PM • MEET AT BLDG D
Hands of Christ is our program that helps with minor home repairs for the elderly and disabled in the Mansfield community. Volunteers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to come to serve - there is always something for everyone to do! This month Hands of Christ will be on the 2nd Saturday instead of the 3rd Saturday.  We have a special day planned and hope you can join us. Visit our website for more information and to sign up!

Artist Gathering
MAY 19 • 3 PM • THE LOFT
Join us for a gathering of Christian artists in our church family and community as we have conversations centered on the vision God has placed on our hearts to share art with others to bring healing and hope. The Artist Gathering is led by Jacy Kennedy, Doug Peak and Patti Wilkinson. For more information, contact Pastor Sharon.

Boomers & Beyond
Join us as we see Vicki Lawrence Schultz, the actress, comedian, and pop singer known for the many characters she originated on The Carol Burnett Show will be at Arlington Music Hall on June 7 for a show at 7:30. Register for this event today!

Ganta Scholarship
Every school year, members of First Methodist provide scholarships for children at the Ganta United Methodist Mission School in Ganta, Liberia. For only $100, a child can attend our mission school for half a year or an entire year $200. For cash or check donation, drop off at the church office; write Ganta in the memo line. You can also make a donation online!

Vacation Bible Camp - Volunteers needed
VBC is one of those programs that simply cannot happen without hundreds of dedicated volunteers! Please pray about how you can get involved during VBC this year from June 17-20. We NEED you to POWER UP and serve however God leads you this VBC! Do you have a little one and want to volunteer, we offer Wee VBC for your little ones 1 year and older. There are volunteer opportunities as well with our Special Needs VBC.  There are 2 sessions to choose from: Morning 9:00-12:00 and Evening 6:00-8:00. For more information and to register, check out the VBC page on our website!

Special Needs Summer
Help us get the word out about our Special Needs Ministry and all we are offering this summer! Do you know a family with Special Needs Children or Young Adults? We have a place for them! Join us this summer at Vacation Bible Camp and United Mission Week with experiences that both focus on inclusion as well as self-contained classes. For more information and a list of all of the opportunities we offer go to our website!