|First United Methodist Church||
LENTEN STUDY on the Apostle’s Creed will be held in the Parsonage, Sunday evenings March 5—April 9, 7-8:15 p.m. The study will be based on a book by the Rev. Adam Hamilton, Creed: What Christians Believe and Why. Copies of the book are available from the Pastor. Call Rev. Blair at 508-558-8040
ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE
March 1 7 P.M.
Centenary United Methodist Church
15 Sanford St.
Attleboro, MA 02703
Sunday Worship for February 26: 10:40 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Last Sunday before Lent, often called "Transfiguration (of Jesus) Sunday. The scripture reading will be 2 Peter 1:16-21. Rev. Blair will share the Gospel, “Be a Reliable Witness." How can you reliably and credibly witness to the awesome power of Jesus Christ in your life?
“How Great Thou Art” UMH #77
“Only Trust Him” UMH #337
“I Love to Tell the Story” UMH #156
OUR SUNDAY IN WORSHIP, MARCH 5: 1st Sunday in Lent. The scripture reading will be Matthew 4:1-11, the account of Jesus being tempted in the wilderness. Rev. Blair will share the Gospel, “The Ministry of Angels.”
ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE Wednesday, March 1, 7 p.m. Centenary UMC in Attleboro.
BIBLE STUDIES A study series on “The Biblical Basis of the Believer’s Basic Beliefs ” will commence for our Wednesday (2-3 p.m.) afternoon open Bible study at Plainville UMC during Lent, beginning this Wednesday, March 1 (Ash Wednesday) Feel free to join, and bring a friend!
BEGINNING NEXT WEEK, A LENTEN STUDY on the Apostle’s Creed will be held in the Parsonage, Sunday evenings March 5—April 2, 7-8:15 p.m. The study will be based on a book by the Rev. Adam Hamilton, Creed: What Christians Believe and Why, and each session will include a video of Rev. Hamilton relating to a small discussion group. The pastor still has copies of the book available for $15. It’s not too late to get on board!
THE I LOVE MUSIC SPECIAL OFFERING CONTINUES: Special “Love Offering” envelopes are available on the “giving table” in the rear of the sanctuary. Please use these envelopes to make special financial donations which will go into a special fund to help pay our choir director and purchase new music.
WE NEED OIL: Along with the “I Love Music” offering, we are seeking donations to our Oil Fund. It takes a lot to fuel this sacred place! Please consider a generous gift to continue keeping warm.
LOOKING AHEAD: Big, blowout Yard Sale, Saturday, May 6, Knight Hall. Details to come. The pastor is leading this event. If you would like to help in the organizing/publicity, please talk to Rev. Blair as soon as possible.
The next Church Council meeting will be on Monday, March 6, beginning 6:45 p.m.
All members are encouraged to attend
Last week 21 souls were in worship. Members’ pledged offering amounted to $976.00
Please continue to keep the following who are homebound or in nursing care facilities:
Marion Vose Eunice Clark Joyce Moreau Eleanor Donly Pat Marx
Please continue to lift up Bernice Teoli in prayer as she continues radiation treatment.