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“Food for the Journey”
Holy Thursday “Potluck” and Worship
Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
Plainville United Methodist Church
16 E. Bacon St. Plainville, MA 02762
Held jointly by the Plainville United Methodist Church, the Centenary United Methodist Church in Attleboro, the AME Zion Church in North Attleboro and the No. Attleboro First United Methodist Church.
Bring food that you would pack for yourself and your family if you were going on a car trip. We’ll share it before beginning our worship.
Also, bring your favorite slippers to wear during the service (shoes will be left at the Sanctuary door).
Good Friday Service of Tenebrae
7:00pm, Friday, April 3rd, 2015
Centenary United Methodist Church, Attleboro
EASTER EGG ROLL
at the First United Methodist Church
Our very first Easter egg roll was held March 28 at the Church on the Hill! Because of the weather, we were forced to move the event inside, but still had a wonderful time with our friends and neighbors.
This "sweet" note was left for our confirmation candidate on a Sunday morning.
Sam - It is such a "joy" to welcome you as a confirmand, ready to proclaim Jesus as your personal "life saver". The whole congregation has "mounds" and "mounds" of "reasons" to take pride in you, and we know that "now & later" you will be so happy to have decided to follow Him. "Whether" or not you travel to the "milky way" or anywhere else in His creation, you have the "smarties" to know that He is guiding your life. You are no "dum-dum". We are "extra" proud of you for standing strong in your faith in Him and joining this congregation as you profess your love for Jesus, for United Methodism, and our own First United Methodist Church. "Hugs" and "kisses".
Souper Bowl of Caring February
Souper Bowl Sunday was celebrated on Feb. 1, 2015. This is the 11th year FUMC youth have participated in the Souper Bowl of Caring, an organization established to mobilize youth in a united national effort to care for people in their local communities who are hungry and those in need.
This year, we sold 92 bags of frozen soup from the Soul Warming Soup Company, with 13 of those 4-pound bags donated directly to Lenore's Pantry here in North Attleboro (in theory, feeding 86-100 people). Additionally, the youth collected canned goods, pasta, cereal and personal hygiene products during the month, donating more than 75 items to the pantry.
First UMC Welcomes Agnes & Emma!
With happy hearts, we recently welcomed Agnes and Emma into the Church family of First United Methodist by transfer of membership. We received them in Christian love, and renewed our own vows to uphold First UMC with our prayers, our presence, our gifts and our service.
Annual Easter Egg Hunt: 9:45 a.m. in the Christian Ed. wing. No baskets needed. All ages welcome.
Easter Worship: 10:40 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Holy Communion, using gluten-free bread and unfermented grape juice, will be celebrated. Sam Picozzi will be baptized and confirmed.
March 31: Chancel Choir rehearsal, 7:30 p.m.
April 2: Maundy Thursday Service, at Plainville UMC, 6:30 p.m.
April 3: Good Friday Service, at Centenary UMC, 7 p.m.
April 5: Easter egg hunt, 9:45 a.m. on the front lawn
April 5: Easter service and Confirmation, 10:40 a.m.
April 7: Chancel Choir rehearsal, 7:30 p.m.