Your Place in Ministry – November 6th

Please Join us today at 6 pm as we honor all of our Veterans at the Veterans’ Day Celebration Service in the Christian Life Center. We will have refreshments afterward in the Fellowship Hall. 

UMW project-Christmas Bibles & Toys for Lovelady Kids. Please donate $15 or more to purchase new children’s Bibles and toys for the Lovelady kids.  Make checks payable to FUMC Trussville and write Bibles and Toys on the memo line. You may also donate unwrapped, new toys now through 12/4 in the Church hallway.  

Bridge Builders will be collecting gloves, socks, toboggans, flannel shirts (size L and XL,) for Christmas gifts for our homeless friends. We will be collecting these items during the month of November. Thank you for your help with this project…also, please join us as we feed the homeless downtown on Thurs., 11/10. We’ll prepare the food at 3:30 & leave the Church at 5:15 pm.

WE NEED YOUR HELP with Operation Christmas Child. The youth and children ministries are collecting items for Operation Christmas Child. Our goal this year is to send 100 boxes. On Wed., 11/9 we will have a Packing Party after Soul Café at 6:15 pm in the CLC. Please go online to https://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/ for a list of suggested items; please also note the What NOT to pack. Collection bins will be located by John Wesley and on the 1st floor of the Children’s Building. We will also take donations to help with shipping the boxes–please note “Operation Christmas Child” on the memo line of your check.

The United Methodist Men will meet next Sunday (11/13/16) morning in the Fellowship Hall.  The Friendship Class will have breakfast ready at 7:00 a.m.  Our guest speaker is Josh Floyd, Head Football Coach at Hewitt-Trussville High School.  Please join us to hear Coach Floyd’s message.

PLEASE NOTE: The Church Council Meeting has been changed from Mon., 10/31 to Mon., 11/14 at 6:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall.

UMW Circle 6 will be hosting a FOOD DRIVE for T.E.A.M during the Wednesday Night Dinner on 11/16. 

Calling all Mothers & Sons! We’re hosting a Drive-In Movie and Cardboard Car Show in the Christian Life Center for moms and sons, grandsons, and special ones (boys preschool thru 5th gr.) Sun., 11/13 from 3-5 p.m.

“Loafing for Service-Learning” – Birmingham-Southern College students will join our services on 11/20 for their annual “Loafing for Service-Learning”, which is used to support Birmingham-Southern College students’ community service work – locally, nationally and internationally.

Two burial plots with bronze markers at Jefferson Memorial have been graciously donated to the Church. If anyone is interested in purchasing these at a discounted rate please contact Mollie Lyle in the Church office (655-3259) for details.
Community Wide Prayer Day for our nation on Mon.,11/7. The Church Sanctuary will be open from 7 am – 6 pm. Everyone is invited.

SAVE THE DATES:

-Fri., 11/18-20 Centered Retreat for All Youth at Sumatanga
-Sun., 11/20 -UMC Charge Conference here at TFUMC – ***TIME CHANGED TO 4:00 PM***
-Trussville Family Community Thanksgiving Service at
Deerfoot Baptist – Dr. Bill Etheridge speaking – 6 pm.
-Wed., Dec. 14- “Home for Christmas” Dinner by Circle 6 – CLC
-Sun., Dec. 18 – Poinsettia Sunday, Choir Cantata, Live Nativity
-Wed., Dec. 21 – Longest Night Service – 6 pm