Announcements for the week of June 5th

Please make plans to join us June 12th at 4 pm in the Christian Life Center for a Farewell/Appreciation Reception for Pastor Mark Lacey.

Please remember to contact the office if you have a meeting or event that occurs during a holiday. The Church office is closed in observance of most recognized holidays and the doors are locked. Please contact the office in advance if you need the doors opened for your meeting or event. Thank you.

Bridge Builders will meet at 3:30 to prepare food for our friends at the Church of the Reconciler on Thur. 6/9. We will leave the church at 5:15. Please place any donated items in the plastic tub by the kitchen. Thank you for your support.

The Mission committee will meet Mon., 6/13, at 6:30, in the UMM room.

The TFUMC Methodist Men will meet next Sun. morning, 6/12. Breakfast will be served at 7 am by the Character Builders and the Outreach Bible Study Sunday School classes. Our guest speaker is Bill Gray, the Greater Birmingham Metro Director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Please see the June Newsletter for a complete bio on Bill. Join us for this hour of fellowship.

Sun., 6/12-UMM Breakfast in the Fellowship Hall at 7 am
Sun., 6/12-Farewell/Appreciation Reception for Pastor Mark Lacey-4 pm-CLC
Week of 6/12-Camp Sumatanga – rising 1st through 6th graders
Sun., 6/26 – Welcome Reception for Pastor Bill Etheridge-Details to follow.
Mon., 6/27-Thu., 6/30-Music & Arts Camp – 9 am – 1 pm
Sun., 7/17-Thu., 7/21-VBS “Deep Sea Discovery” 5:30-8:00 pm

Women’s Bible study: “The Gospel of Mark” by Lisa Harper – Women’s Study Room-Tues., 4:45 to 5:45 pm – 5/17-6/21. Facilitator Barber Clark. Contact info: Barber Clark at

Women’s Bible Study “A Woman Who Doesn’t Quit” by Nicki Koziarz – Pioneer Classroom – Wed., 6:30 – 7:30 pm – 6/15-7/27. Facilitator Freda Shirah.

Men’s Bible Study “Man Up!” presented by Pastor Joe DeWitte. Character Builders Classroom – Wed., 6:30 pm – 6/15-7/27. Bring your Bible.

Save the date! Fish Fry, Wed., 6/29. Proceeds will benefit all missions. Thanks for your support.

“WOMEN AT THE WELL: Quenching Thirsts, Renewing Joy!” A day retreat designed for YOU. Grounded in the Gospel and guided by workshop & retreat leader Kathleen Bynum Lalor of 4Discipleship Ministries, and sponsored by the TFUMC Women’s Ministries Team. Here at the Church on Sat., 8/13 from 9 am to 3 pm. Please plan to come and bring your friend, sister, mom, or daughter!

Calling all empty nesters, adults without kids, parents, children and youth!

We need YOU for Deep Sea Discovery VBS Sun., 7/17-Thurs., 7/21, 5:30-8:00 pm. During Deep Sea Discovery, kids will get to know God is always with them, explore God’s presence in their lives, and serve God by serving others. Through Deep Sea Discovery, kids will grasp that God is with them wherever they go! Hands-on service projects, games, and sea science will help kids experience a VBS adventure like no other, and they’ll leave each day ready to set sail to serve others and tell God’s story.VBS begins at 5:30 nightly with a Snack Supper and ends at 8 pm. Open to children entering 4k-5th grade. WE NEED VOLUNTEERS to assist at Stations and to shepherd kids throughout the week. Register your children to attend, or if you wish to volunteer, go to

Thank you for supporting the Bazillion Book Drive! We collected 115 books to be delivered to Urban Ministry next week.