This weekend all will be invited to return their commitment card as an act of committing ourselves to what God can do through this church in 2020. If you do not have a commitment card, feel free to take one from your worship space or stop by one of our connecting points. You can also fill one out electronically, by going to fmcm.org/give.
FEBRUARY 23 • 7-9 PM • SANCTUARY
Mansfield’s own Philharmonic will be performing works by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, and Wagner as part of their third concert of the season called “ Classic Transformations”. Under the direction of Dr. Eldred Marshall, this thrilling concert is one the whole family will enjoy. A reception will follow the concert.
FEBRUARY 26 • 7 PM • SANCTUARY
The season of lent is almost upon us! We want to invite you to join us for our Ash Wednesday service Wednesday, February 26th at 7 pm in our sanctuary. You are also welcome to stop by our Chapel from 6-8 am or 11 am - 1 pm to receive ashes. Our 7 pm service will be available online and on our APP! Come be a part of this important start to the 40-day journey leading us to Easter.
FEBRUARY 29 • 9 AM-3 PM • THE LOFT
We invite all women to gather as a community, get in the Word, experience powerful teaching, dive into authentic conversations, and worship Jesus! Join us at our conference where we will hear speakers from IF: Gathering 2020. This year we are going to focus on Jesus. He has set us free, so let’s live like it and enjoy it! Registration is just $15 per person and includes a catered lunch. Childcare is available through advance registration for $10 and is limited. For more information, visit fmcm.org/refresh.
MARCH 1 • 12:30-1:30 PM • GALLERY
Are you interested in becoming a member of First Methodist Mansfield? Starting Point is a casual and relaxed gathering led by our Senior Pastor. Anyone interested in joining First Methodist Mansfield is invited to learn more about our church, our mission, and what we believe. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet our pastors and members of our staff to ask questions and fellowship. Childcare is available; please indicate your need for childcare on your registration. Register at fmcm.org/startingpoint.
MARCH 1 • 5 PM | MARCH 3 • 10 AM
Are you being called to take the next step and serve within the church? We invite you to join us for one of the next sessions of Serving @ First. This one-hour class prepares you to serve, teaches the basics of our church's mission, guidance for spiritual leadership, and provides Safe Sanctuary training. Following the class, those seeking a place to serve will receive guidance for next steps. Register at fmcm.org/servingatfirst.
MARCH 1 • 5-7 PM • SANCTUARY
Family Experience is a high-energy, crazy-fun, interactive program where all ages learn and experience God together. Parents, grandparents, toddlers, kids, and youth can experience worship side by side. Join us as we learn more about FORGIVENESS, worship together and have tons of fun. Then head to the gym with us for a FAMILY DANCE. We hope to see you there!
MARCH 5 • 6:30-7:30 PM • BUILDING D, ROOM 102
Come hear the amazing story of Chris Burgin of Allies in Youth Development at The Gathering for Prayer on Thursday, March 5 at 6:30 pm in the Missions Building. Allies in Youth Development empowers orphans in Russia, Ukraine, and Moldova. The Gathering for Prayer meets the first Thursday of each month. Led by Pastor Sharon, we offer prayer, share the Good News and hear the stories of mission partners in our community and world. For more information, email email@example.com.
MARCH 21 • 7:30 AM-3 PM
Be a part of the next Habitat for Humanity build and help make the dream of homeownership come true for a family in need of assistance. Volunteers of all skill levels, age 16 and up, are welcome to help; tools will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. (Volunteers ages 16-17 must have a release signed by their parents/guardians.) Spots are limited. Lunch will be provided. This build is for women only. Register on our FMCM app or go to fmcm.org/habitat.
MARCH 28 • 9 AM-6:30 PM • PURE ADVENTURE
Attention all fathers and sons! We will be taking part in a Pure Adventure Father/Son Retreat! Pure Adventure is for boys 10 and up with dad or mentor. We will have two programs: Engage for boys 10-12 and Equip for young men 13+. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Go to fmcm.org/men to register.
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