Our indoor walking club has resumed! Join this group who walk the hallways of the church building from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Some walk fast, some walk slowly – everyone is welcome. Bring walking shoes to change into to help keep the carpets clean. If you have any questions call Lindy Juergens at the church office (248) 437-0706.
Mud Mat Sale for Cass Community Social Services
Through the month of January we are taking orders for the Cass mud mats! Cass Community Social Services collects illegally dumped tires from vacant lots in Detroit and recycles them into indestructible mud mats. To date, Cass has picked up over 30,000 tires from the streets of Detroit. Twelve formerly homeless men are employed in this program. Prices vary from $25 - $45. See an example of what they look like on the order forms on the kiosk & Ignite board. Mats will arrive in March. For more information contact Jessica Mytty.
2020 Leadership Training & Visioning Day – January 18
All chairpersons and their ministries teams are invited on January 18 at 9:00 am in the Friendship Room for a time of logistics training on things like reimbursements, how to read the financial reports, using CCB, communication, calendaring events, Safe Sanctuary, etc…. At 10:30 am ALL are welcome as we dream about what God is calling us to prioritize in our ministries and missions for 2020. There will be a time of prayer, study, and visioning. To participate, sign up on the kiosk or Ignite board. For more info contact Rev. Mary.
Coffee with the Pastor – January 19
We invite all visitors or those new to the church to have Coffee with the Pastor next Sunday, January 19. Rev. Mary or Rev. Kenny will take you on a tour of the building and visit with you in a casual setting. We will meet in the front parlor at approximately 11:55 am following the Ignite service and at 12:15 pm following the Cornerstone service. Plan now to join us and get to know our pastors and our church!
Family Bowling Night – January 19
Our next family bowling night will be Sunday, January 19 at PINZ. All ages are welcome to participate! Bowling begins promptly at 6:30 pm, so arrive early. The cost is $12 per person and includes three games of bowling and shoes (if needed). This will be a 9-pin no tap (9 pins are a strike), drop in, open bowling night. Contact Mike Orient for more info.
Exploring Membership Class – January 26
Are you considering membership here at SLFUMC? Join Rev. Kenny for an informational membership class on Sunday, January 26 from noon – 2:00 pm in the church library (room 106). Lunch will be provided & childcare is available if needed. Sign up on the kiosk or at Ignite. For more information contact Rev. Kenny.
2020 Secret Pals
It’s time to sign up for 2020 Secret Pals! Adults and children (with parent's consent) may fill in the appropriate Secret Pal form in the parlor and put it into the registration box. At the beginning of 2020 you will be assigned a secret pal, for whom you will pray all year long and send cards and small gifts approximately 6-8 times during the year. Identities are revealed next December at a brunch. For more information contact Colleen Gesler or Linda Dowsett.
Men’s Breakfast – February 1
Our next Men’s Breakfast” will be on February 1 at 7:30 am in the Friendship Room. It will feature Craig Shaw speaking about some of his NASCAR experiences while working at Michigan International Speedway. For more information contact Dave Smith.
Super Sushi Bowl Event – February 2
Sunday, February 2 from NOON – 2 pm for all teens 6-12th grade. Bring $5 for food (there will be more than just sushi to eat) and your favorite card game. No evening youth activities that day. Contact Kendi for more info.
Taste of Chili & Trivia Night – February 8
Do you think you have the best chili recipe, or do you just like to taste great chili and desserts? Come to our Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, February 8 in Fellowship Hall from 5:00-7:30 pm! Back by popular demand, the evening also includes a trivia night! Bring a team of up to 8 players or come on your own and join the fun! Entry fee for trivia is $5. Proceeds for this event will benefit future Trustee projects. Please sign up on the kiosk or Ignite back table to participate. For more information, contact Dan Noble or Jen Denny.
Men’s Euchre Tournament – February 14
The men’s quarterly Euchre Tournament will be Friday, February 14 from 6:45 – 10:00 pm in the Friendship Room. Sign up on the kiosk or Ignite bulletin board for a fun evening of laughs, snacks, and cheap prizes! $5/person. Contact Dave Smith for more info.
Winter Jam – February 23 – Save the Date!
Sunday, February 23 @ EMU Convocation Center. Tickets are $15 at the door. We’ll meet at the church @ 2:45 pm and we’ll carpool. Please sign up at the kiosk or Ignite board. Bring a sack dinner or $ to purchase yours. For more info contact Kendi.
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February 7-9 Spring Hill Retreat - MS
February 21-23 Girls Chrysalis Retreat
March 13-15 Boys Chrysalis Retreat
March 21 Spring Fling
March 28 Talent Auction
August 3-6 Vacation Bible School
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