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									Ignite Youth Ministry                                                                                   First United Methodist Church, Stuart
                                                                                                        Announcements - November 2, 2008
If you are 11 to 18 years old, we invite you to
    check out our exciting youth ministry!                                                                          Visit us on the web at www.stuartfumc.org

•    All youth attend 9:30 service today
•    Youth group tonight from 6:30 to 8:00pm! Snack, games, praise/                                 Mission of the Month: George Bozone Mission Fund
     worship, lesson. (No dinner while the Sanctuary is being

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     renovated).
     Wednesday Night Bible Study….5:45 to 6:30 in Room 2. Taught
                                                                                                                  T      his month’s offering is in memory of George Bozone, long-
                                                                                                                         time Director of Missions at First United Methodist Church,
                                                                                                                   Stuart. During the past year this mission fund has been used by
     by Alex “Torch” Kumpf. Come eat dinner ($3.00) and then go to                                                 Caring Ministries, primarily for prescription medications and it has
     Bible Study!                                                                                                  truly been a blessing in the lives of so many in our community.
                                                                                                                   In the upcoming year, these funds will be focused primarily for
    Check out our website, www.stuartfumc.org for all the current youth                                            prescription medications and medical assistance to those who have
     happenings! Click on “Ministries” and then “Youth.” Contact Frank                                             special needs.
       “Spike” Daly, Youth Director or Chris Buehler at 287-6262 or                                                Many people knew George and loved him. I never had the opportu-
         cbuehler@stuartfumc.org for info on all youth activities!                                                 nity to meet him, but I feel that I do know him - through his work
                                                                                                                   and through the people he helped.
                                                                                             There is always a kind word for George at the Mission House from those whom he fed
                                                                                             when they were hungry and those he helped with shelter.
                                                                                             It was through George that our Mission House was able to service the community. I’m
              Thanksgiving Dinner                                                            honored to continue the work of George through Mission of the Month. The funds have
                                                                                             helped many families with prescriptions that they would not have been able to purchase.
                                                                                             There are many children living in the woods of Martin County, that are sick and need
                                                                                             medication. It is through the George Bozone fund that we are able to help the children,
                                                                                             as well as many cancer patients. George was very well aware of what prescriptions cost
On Thursday, November 27, we will serve approximately 2,500 Thanksgiving Dinners.            and what a hardship it could be for a family.
About 300 meals will be served in our Fellowship Hall and another 2,200 will be taken        I’m thankful to walk in the loving spirit George has left us at the Mission House. His
 out or delivered to individuals, families and community service workers in our area.        plan was to work for the kingdom of God, and we are proud to continue his plan for the
                                                                                             kingdom of God.
 We welcome your donations to purchase turkeys and trimmings and we invite you to            Your donations may be made payable to FUMC, marked “George Bozone Mission
sign-up to volunteer on Thanksgiving Day. Frozen or cooked turkeys are not needed.           Fund.” An envelope is included in your bulletin for your convenience.
  To volunteer, please call Susan Schmidt at 781-0223 or fill out the form below and         Thank you for your generous hearts and prayer support as we reach out in the name of
place in the offering plate or return it to the church office. Thank you for your support.   the Lord Jesus Christ to so many in need of hope and healing.
                   I would like to support Thanksgiving Dinner:
                                                                                                                                           The 5 Love Languages
•I will donate $ to help purchase food. (Make checks payable to FUMC, marked                                                    How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your
    “Thanksgiving Dinner”)                                                                                                                        Mate
                                                                                                                               The marriage-saving phenomenon that started it all!
•I will donate pies (please bring them to the Fellowship Hall Tuesday,                                                         Dr. Gary Chapman uses real-life examples from over
                                                                                                                              thirty years of marriage counseling to illustrate the five
    November 25th by 5:00pm)                                                                                                   distinct languages people use to express love. You’ll
                                                                                                                                understand why you feel the way you do, and you’ll
•I will carve turkeys Wednesday, November 26th (8a.m. until done)                                                                 acquire indispensable methods for helping your
                                                                                                                                 spouse feel loved. The Five Love Languages can

•I will help in the kitchen, serve dinners or clean up Thursday November 27th.                                                      breathe life into your marriage and help you
                                                                                                                                              understand your children.

Name________________________________ Phone__________________________                         Family/Parenting Class begins Thursdays, November 13 (until December 18)
                                                                                             at 10:00a.m. in Room 1. Cost: $13. Facilitator: Debbie Llopiz.
                                                                                             To sign up for the class, please call Sue in the church office at 287-6262.
                                                                           During our Sanctuary renovations, if you are looking for a Bible, hymnal,
                                                                           Upper Room, pew envelope, prayer request card or pencil—they are available
                                                                           on the table at the back of Fellowship Hall. If you wish to recycle your bulletin,
           Stuart FUMC Calendar                                            the recycle bins are by the door as you exit.
Sunday, November 2, 2008
8:00, 9:30, 11:00am Worship Services                    Fellowship Hall    Priscilla Circle meets on Thursday, November 6th at 9:30a.m. in Room 1.
9:30am Sunday School                                                       Leaders: Helen Porter and Rae Ford.
6:30pm Youth                                            Fellowship Hall
Monday, November 3, 2008                                                   Sharing Our Best is the new church cookbook compiled by the Hope Circle of
9:00am MMO (2 year olds)                                Room 11            the United Methodist Women and includes many of our church members favor-
6:00pm Susanna Circle                                     Lounge           ite recipes. The price is $15.00 and it’ll make a great Christmas gift. Visit our
7:00pm Charge Conference                              Choir Room           table in the courtyard today. They are also available in the church office.
7:00pm Men’s Group Joe Ritter’s home, 1124 SE Fleming Way, Stuart
                                                                           FUMC Stuart License Plates. The UMW has "church" license plates for sale at
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
6:30am Men’s Prayer Group                                         Lounge
                                                                           $10.00 each. Call Shirley Long @ 288-1006.
8:15am Women’s Prayer Group                                 Prayer Room
9:00am Crafters                                              Craft House   Blankets of Blessings - Tuesdays 9am- 12 noon, meet at the Craft House to
9:30am Believing God                                             Room 1    sew lap blankets of blessings - fabrics sewn into lap size blankets for the sick
12:00pm Ruth Circle                                              Lounge    and those in wheel chairs. Join us and bring your sewing machine or come by
5:00pm Manna Kitchen                                    Fellowship Hall    and help us get ready to make these blankets of blessings. If you can donate
6:00pm Boy Scouts                                                 Room 2   fabric for the blankets– we'd love to hear from you! If you have any questions,
6:30pm Celebration Choir                                     Choir Room    please call Shirley Long at 288-1006!
7:00pm Boy Scouts                             Fellowship Hall & Room 1
7:00pm Men’s Group                             Pastor Phillip’s Driveway
                                                                           Women’s Connection Dinner—Advent by Candlelight, Thursday, Dec. 4th
Wednesday, November 5, 2008                                                at 6:30p.m. in Fellowship Hall. An opportunity to prepare your heart for the
9:00am MMO (1 year olds)                                      Room 11      Advent season. For reservations, please call Michelle Deen, 260-9535 or
5:00pm Wednesday Night Dinner                           Fellowship Hall    email olingirl@comcast.net.
5:45pm Jubilee Ringers                                     Choir Room
5:45pm Youth Bible Study                                       Room 2      Thank you! The First United Methodist Church would like to thank the FUMC
6:00pm Nursery/Little Lambs                              Rooms 10/11
6:15pm Wesleyan Ringers                                    Choir Room
                                                                           Crafters for their donation to the church of tables and chairs located in the
6:15pm Grow Your Faith and Give It Away                 Fellowship Hall    courtyard by the flag pole, given in memory of their members. It is truly appreci-
6:15pm The Bible From Scratch                                    Library   ated by the church.
6:15pm Parenting By Grace                                      Lounge
6:15pm Mission 412                                           Rooms 4/5     Charge/ Church Conference. The yearly Charge/Church Conference will be
6:30pm Youth                                                   Room 2      held on Monday, November 3, 2008 at 7:00pm in the Choir Room. Everyone
7:00pm Praise Team                                         Choir Room      is welcome to attend.

Thursday, November 6, 2008                                                 Band of Brothers:
9:30am Faith Circle                                            Lounge      The guys will meet for breakfast at Sandy’s Restaurant (between Publix and
9:30am Priscilla Circle                                        Room 1      Wendy’s on US1) at 8:00a.m. on Saturdays, November 8 and 15 and go out
5:30pm Kid’s Christmas Rehearsal/Parent’s Night Out       Choir Room
6:15pm Financial Peace University                       Fellowship Hall
                                                                           to the new property (6050 Kanner Hwy) at 9:00a.m. to prepare the grounds
7:00pm Piece on Earth Quilters                             Craft House     for Christmas at the Stable live nativity in December. Please bring chain saws,
7:15pm AA Open Meeting                                         Room 1      rakes, etc.

Friday, November 7, 2008                                                   Safety First! In order to comply with our Children’s Ministry Safety Procedures
9:30am Daily Walk Bible                                         Lounge     (Safe Sanctuaries) the Children’s Ministry Team has eliminated self dismiss
6:00pm Celebrate Recovery           Choir Room/Fellowship Hall/ Lounge     for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Implementing Safe Sanctuaries is an asset to our
                                                                           church. Our children’s safety is important to us at FUMC. Please continue to
Saturday, November 8, 2008
8:00am Band of Brothers Breakfast                  Sandy’s Restaurant
                                                                           sign your child in and out of their classroom each week .
9:00am Band of Brothers Clean Up        New Property 6050 Kanner Hwy
                                                                           Parents Night Out—Thursday, November 6th, 5:30-8:00pm (children K-5th
                                                                           grade). Little Drummer Boy Rehearsal, movie and dance, dance, dance!!!!
                                                                           Please call Miss Donna to sign up and for more information—287-6262, extn
                                                                           2218

								
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