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Lenten Devotionals

Copies of Living, The Gospel Life are available in the narthex for your Lenten journey. The devotions in this booklet, starting on Ash Wednesday, highlight the concepts of being sent, demonstrating faith in action, and being mission-minded each day of Lent. There are suggested activities which are associated with preparing your hearts, souls and minds…

Area Men’s Lenten Breakfasts

Area United Methodist Men’s Lenten Breakfasts take place in March & April on Saturday mornings. Coffee and fellowship are at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast at 8:00 a.m. Presentation follows. Gatherings continue weekly through April 13th at various churches: March 9          Arlington UMC March 16       Ellettsville First UMC March 23       Solsberry UMC March 30       St. Mark’s…

Hands-On Mission

A Lenten tradition at St. Paul is the hands-on mission of filling Honey Bear bottles for The Hannah Center. The Hannah Center provides free, Christ-centered services to women and children. For more information about The Hannah Center, visit their website at www.hannahcenter.org. “Give up” your extra change this Lenten season for The Hannah Center. You…

Mission of the Month

Dear Church Family, We cannot all be present when disaster strikes. However, in March, we will do our part equipping others to go. I am excited that our congregation will join thousands of others across the U.S. by participating in One Great Hour of Sharing of The United Methodist Church. Together, we will help fund…

Parish Nurse Notes . . .

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! ¨ Colorectal cancer is the  4th most commonly occurring cancer and the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in the US.  ¨ Colorectal cancer is very preventable and very curable if caught early! ¨ Because there are often no symptoms when it is first developing, colorectal cancer can only be caught early…

UMW News and Notes

Rummage Sale and Bake Sale — DATES TO BE DETERMINED The UMW’s Rummage and Bake Sale will be scheduled sometime soon. As you begin your spring cleaning we ask that you consider donating items for the Rummage Sale. (Accepted items: clothing, toys, books, small furniture. Please NO electronics, computers, TV’s, mattresses, large furniture pieces, or…

CORE GROUPS

Two new Core Groups begin in February on Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. and Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. They will focus on the Bible. Core Groups provide tools to help participants grow in their faith. Interested? Please write “Core Group” on the Connect card found in your bulletin on Sunday morning; email Pastor Mullens; or contact…

Parish Nurse Notes

Know the signs of a stroke! If you think you’re having a stroke or witnessing one, call 9-1-1 immediately! Use F.A.S.T. to memorize the signs. F – Face drooping     Does the side of the face droop or is it numb? Is the person’s smile uneven? A – Arm weakness      Is one arm weak…

Potential Missions Trip

The Missions Committee is planning a possible Missions Trip to North Carolina in March! They would like as many volunteers as possible! The task will be helping those affected by the hurricanes last year. The timeframe is open at this time, but they are considering mid-to-late March dates (or possibly early April). Those interested, please…