Your Place in Ministry – February 26th

~Dr. Bill Etheridge invites you to join him at the “Bridge to the Future” Meeting this afternoon in the Fellowship Hall from 4 – 6 PM.
~Join us on Tues., 2/28 for a special “Shrove Tuesday” Soul Café Meal at 5 pm (this meal will take place instead of the usual Wed. Soul Café meal on 3/1.)
~LEISURE GROUP-Tues., 2/28, the Group is visiting the Anniston Museum of Natural History. We will leave the back lot at 9:00 am. Lunch is around 12:30 at Classic on Noble restaurant.  If you would like to attend and haven’t signed up, call Marie at 655-6911 or 835-9189.
~Tues., 2/28 at 6:30 pm at Pinson U.M.C., 4507 Bud Holmes Road in Pinson, the Birmingham East Emmaus Cluster will hold it’s monthly meeting. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy an evening of worship, praise and fellowship. Pinson U.M.C. is providing the meal. Please bring a dessert and a friend. Those needing a ride should meet in the front parking lot of our church at 5:50 pm.

~CONFIRMATION CLASS NEWS AND DATES:
Tuesday, February 28 Shrove Tuesday Meal on Feb. 28th for entire Church beginning at 5:00 pm. (PANCAKES.) The confirmation class is invited to help in the burning of the palms from last year’s Palm Sunday Service at 5:30 pm. We will meet in the CLC. The ashes will be used for the Ash Wednesday Services on Wednesday, March 1st, 6:30 am and 6:15 pm.
Friday, April 14 Good Friday LENTEN AIRLINE after school, then the Confirmation Class will help in the Good Friday Service at 6:30.
CONFIRMATION REHEARSAL is Sunday, April 9 at 4:00 pm in the Sanctuary. Parents of Confirmands should plan to attend.
CONFIRMATION SUNDAY is April 23 in the 11:00 am traditional service.

SPECIAL SERVICES, CELEBRATIONS & EVENTS:
~‘Shrove Tuesday’ Meal on Tue., Feb. 28 instead of usual Wed. Soul Café meal.
~Ash Wednesday Services on Wed., Mar. 1 – 6:30 AM and 6:15 PM in the Sanctuary
~Palm Sunday Celebration Services, April 9. Traditional at 8:30 and 11:00 AM in the Sanctuary and Grace Vision Contemporary at 11:00 in the Christian Life Center
~Holy Week Services – Mon., April 10 through Fri., April 14 in the Sanctuary. The service will be at 12:00 noon, followed by lunch in the fellowship hall. We will have a different Preacher each day, with lunch provided by the churches in the area.
~Maundy Thursday Worship Service, April 13 at 6:30 PM
~Good Friday Worship Service, April 14 at 6:30 PM-Sanctuary
~Easter Sunday Services, April 16:
Sunrise “Service of Light” at 6:15 AM
Traditional Worship Services at 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 AM -Sanctuary
Grace Vision Contemporary Service at 11:00 AM – Christian Life Center