Your Place in Ministry – September 24th

Don’t forget the UMM Pancake Breakfast, Saturday, September 23rd at Applebee’s in Trussville. Tickets can still be purchased by contacting members of the United Methodist Men.

The Birmingham East Emmaus Cluster Meeting will be held at Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church on Tuesday, Sept. 26th at 6:30 pm. Please bring a snack-type food or your favorite dessert, and join us for a great night of food, fellowship, and worship with our local Emmaus community!

Wed. Night Bible Study-Dr. Bill Etheridge. “The A.D. Experience” – A study on the book of Acts, using the TV mini-series “A.D.” and the Bible’s book of Acts. Begins Wed., Sept. 27th at 4 pm and again at 6 pm. in the Training Room.

Circle One is planning to mail a card, along with a small token of our love, to our undergraduate college students.  If you have a child in undergraduate school, please email their mailing address to Cindy Lawson at by Sept. 30th.

Choir Talent Show Fundraiser coming on Wed., Oct. 4th. Some of the ladies are preparing Lasagna to be served at 5 pm with performances to follow. Donations for the Music Department only. If you would like to perform, please contact Karen ( (For clarification– this is the only meal that will be served here at TFUMC-Holy Cross Episcopal’s menu for that night is not available *see below.)

*As you can see from the October Soul Café menu in our newsletter, we have begun an outreach with Holy Cross Episcopal Church. They have requested to purchase meals from us every Wednesday for their Wednesday night services. This has our Church interacting in a positive light with other area Churches outside of Holy Week. We are very excited about the possibility of interacting with other Churches in this manner and the positive feedback we have received so far has been overwhelming.

You are invited to join us on Sunday, October 8th for the Trussville First United Methodist Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at 7 am in the Fellowship Hall. Breakfast will be prepared by the Fellowship Sunday School Class. Our guest speaker will be veteran broadcaster and speaker, Mike Royer.

Please come help us celebrate Harry Lee as he retires. Sunday, October 8th from 2-4 pm in the Christian Life Center.

The UMW has an exciting Prayer and Action event coming up soon!  All women of the church are invited!
Baby Shower for Loveladies on Tues., Oct. 10, 6:30-7:30 pm. Help us shower these moms with love and celebrate the babies! Shower and refreshments in the Fellowship Hall, followed by special music and prayer in the sanctuary. Please bring unwrapped diapers for babies less than 20 pounds, if you haven’t signed up for another gift. We ask God’s blessings for these babies and moms!

Mark your calendar and make plans to join us for our Annual Veterans Day Celebration Service on Sunday, November 5th at 6 pm in the Christian Life Center…watch the bulletin announcements and newsletter for more details.

Brass4HIM is providing the music this Sunday for Ironaton Methodist Church’s worship service and Homecoming. Ironaton, Alabama is southeast of Talladega.

September 26
Birmingham East Emmaus Cluster Meeting 6:30 – Taylor Memorial UMC

September 27
New Wed. Night Bible Study “The A.D. Experience” begins 4 & 6 pm – Dr. Bill Etheridge

October 4
Choir Talent Show Fundraiser – Lasagna Dinner at 5 pm with performances to follow-in the CLC.

October 8
UMM Breakfast at 7 am in the Fellowship Hall
Retirement Reception for Harry Lee, 2-4 pm in the Christian Life Center

October 10
UMW Prayer and Action Event-Loveladies Baby Shower-Fellowship Hall & Sanctuary 6:30-7:30 pm

November 5
Annual Veterans Day Celebration Service, 6 pm, Christian Life Center