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This Week's Events
MAR

19

TUE
Wesley Walkers (WH)
6:00 AM to 7:45 AM
STAFF MEETING
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Meeting in the Gathering Room
Bible Study w/ Pastor Christopher
10:00 AM
Meet in Foundations SS Classroom WH
Thrive - After School Program
2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
MAR

20

WED
MISSION TEAM at CHATHAM, IL
The Mission Team will be in Chatham, IL leaving out early on Wednesday, 20th and returning late Friday, 22nd.
Wesley Walkers (WH)
6:00 AM to 7:45 AM
Thrive - After School Program
2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
MAR

21

THU
MISSION TEAM at CHATHAM, IL
The Mission Team will be in Chatham, IL leaving out early on Wednesday, 20th and returning late Friday, 22nd.
Wesley Walkers (WH)
6:00 AM to 7:45 AM
CEAB - Appointments
9:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Gathering Room
Thrive - After School Program
2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Bridges of Hope Store - Open
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Chancel Choir - Rehearsal
7:00 PM
Music Room and Sanctuary
MAR

22

FRI
MISSION TEAM at CHATHAM, IL
The Mission Team will be in Chatham, IL leaving out early on Wednesday, 20th and returning late Friday, 22nd.
Wesley Walkers (WH)
6:00 AM to 7:45 AM
Thrive - After School Program
2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Bible Search
FOURTH SUNDAY - SEMINAR SERIES - FUMC 2019

THE HISTORY, THEOLOGY, and MISSION of OUR METHODIST CHURCH
A Seminar for First United Methodist Church in 2019


LEADERS:              Rev. Christopher Millay and Rev. Dr. Mike Rynkiewich
VENUE:                  Fourth Sunday of every month in Wesley Hall
TIME:                     9:15 - 10:15am
PARTICIPATION:  Three Adult Sunday School Classes, and anyone else who wants to join in
                              and learn.
FORMAT:               Potluck Breakfast, Round Tables, Lecture followed by discussion.


TOPICS:

January 27 -    "The Holy Mystery"  Why do we celebrate communion every Sunday?
                         Rev. Christopher Millay
February 24 -   "Friendship Evangelism" Isn't it the Pastor's job (not mine) to attract new people
                         to church?
                         Rev. Dr. Michael Rynkiewich
March 24 -       "Recite the Creed"  Where did these come from?  Can't we get an updated version?
                         Rev. Christopher Millay
April 28 -          "The Practice of Member Care"  Invite, Nurture, Retain.
                         Rev. Dr. Michael Rynkiewich
May 26 -           "Cracking the Code"  What does Revelation say about the Rapture, Tribulation,
                         and Millenium?
                         Rev. Chrisopher Millay
June 23 -          "Christianity 101"  What does God reqiure of us?  Rather, what's the minimum
                          I can get by with?
                         Rev. Dr. Michael Rynkiewich
July 28 -           "Living in Wesley Hall"  What does it mean to be a Wesleyan Methodist?
                         Rev. Christopher Millay
August 25 -      "Pride and Prejudice"  When have the Methodists been wrong?
                         Rev. Dr. Michael Rynkiewich
September 22 - "Onward Christian Soldiers"  When have the Methodists been right?
                         Rev. Christopher Millay
October 27 -     "Ministry and Mission"  What's the difference?  Can I pay someone to do mine?
                         Rev. Dr. Michael Rynkiewich
November 24 - "The Christian Year"  Why different calendars?  Where does Thanksgiving fit"
                         Rev. Christopher Millay
December 22 -  "Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter" Where do these holidays come from?
                          Rev. Dr. Michael Rynkiewich