October 17, 2023

Come be part of our Hands of Christ!

by First Methodist Mansfield

October 21st  •  8:00 AM  •  Building D
We need new and seasoned Hands of Christ Volunteers!  Hands of Christ ministry helps with minor home repairs for the elderly and disabled in the Mansfield community. Volunteers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to serve – there is something for everyone to do! If you are looking for ways to get involved and serve your neighbors, join us on October 21st at 8:00 AM.  We would love to have you!  Please register Here and for questions, contact serving@fmcm.org.

October 26th  •   6:30 PM  •  Room A-216
October 31st  •  9:00 AM  •  Room C-10

We are so excited to have Mr. Shane Trotter, author of Setting the Bar, as our guest speaker for The Village on October 26th at 6:30pm or October 31st at 9:00am!  Mr. Trotter’s presentation will focus on setting kids up for long term fulfillment, cultivating grit and purpose, and helping parents to think about the role of a village in raising children.  You don’t want to miss this!

October 28th  •  3:00 – 5:00 PM  •  Church Parking Lots

Get out your calendars and save the date, Saturday October 28th is going to be a blast! Join us for our Fall Family Extravaganza from 3:00 – 5:30pm on our main campus parking lot. This year will be bigger and better than ever! Our whole parking lot will be covered with trunks, treats, and tons of fun. This event is open to everybody so invite all of your neighbors and friends to come.

Here is How You Can Help:

  • Save A Spot: Last year we had thousands of people from our congregation and community on our campus for this fun event. This year we want to invite you to gather your family, friends, small group, class, teams and save some spots in our parking lot to host some fall fun! You can set up and decorate trunks, use lawn chairs and card tables, host a game, and so much more. Awards will be given out to those who show the most fall fun! We can’t wait to see how creative everybody can be. The more saved spaces, the more fun for our congregation and community. To save a spot, fill out this quick form.
  • Donate Candy: we would love for you to donate some candy/treats. Bring a bag or two to our church atrium before the big day.
  • Setup or Clean Up: Be part of our setup or clean up crew! Email info@fmcm.org if you are interested.
  • Be part of our Chili Cook Off: Want to show off your secret chili recipe? Sign up to be part of our Chili Cook Off here

October 29th
  •  2:00 – 4:00 PM •  Sanctuary
You are invited to the Ordination Service for our very own Pastor Julian on Sunday, October 29th at 2pm. We hope you will join us on this momentous day as we gather in unity, celebrating the blessings and responsibilities that come with ordination. We want to pack the Sanctuary as together we affirm Pastor Julian’s calling to Christ and the world. If you are unable to be here in person, we will be live streaming the service. Childcare is available for children 3 years and younger.  We hope to see you there!

Sunday – Thursday  •  12:00 – 7:00 PM  
Friday & Saturday  •  9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Our pumpkins are here! Have you had a chance to check out our Pumpkin Patch? The Pumpkin Patch is open daily and there are several places to capture the best fall photos with your family.  The proceeds earned through our pumpkin sales goes back to into the community through the mission work done by United Student Ministries.  
Would you like to serve at the Pumpkin Patch?  There are several 2-hour shifts a day for students or families to serve. We also have another load of pumpkins arriving on October 8th and we would some help unloading them from the truck at 12:30pm. If you can help or for more information, email us at students@fmcm.org or visit our website at fmcm.org/pumpkins.  You can also sign up to volunteer Here.

November 10th
  •  6:30 – 8:00 PM  •  Building A: The Loft 
Gather your friends for a fantastic mix of competitive spirit and mental agility. Join us for an evening of pickleball and trivia that will challenge your skills, tickle your brain, and bring fun to a whole new level. We’ll start the evening sharing a delicious meal together and then move on to the fun. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a newbie, all skill levels are welcome! Food, fun, and equipment will be provided. Please register Here, and for more information, contact discipleship@fmcm.org.   

Don’t forget to check out our Online Bulletin each week for: New Events, Prayer Request, Giving and ways you can connect to all we have going on here at First Methodist Mansfield. FMCM.org/Bulletin

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