Latest News from Christ United Methodist Church
The Seekers Sunday School Class will have its annual Brunswick Stew Sale on Saturday, February 3. Stew pick-up will be from 2:30pm-5:30pm at the church (follow signs to the entrance by the kitchen). Due to limited storage space, it must be picked up on that date at the specified time. Tickets may be purchased by contacting a Seekers Sunday School class member or by calling Mary Greear (336-294-2133). Cost is $8/quart. Tickets will also be on sale in the Holy Grounds on Sundays, January 21 and January 28, between all services. Unsold stew (if any) will be on sale Sunday, February 4.
As we continue to discern God’s will for Christ Church regarding the potential merger with Glenwood UMC, we are offering a number of opportunities for you to learn more. Questions concerning the Glenwood Merger may be addressed in person at one of the Q&A Sessions listed below or by emailing email@example.com.
- January 21: Information Session, Fellowship Center, 12:15pm
- January 28: Information Session, Sanctuary, 9:50am
- January 28: Open House at Glenwood UMC, 1417 Glenwood Ave, 1pm-3pm
- February 7: Question & Answer Session, Parlor, 6:30pm
- February 18: Question & Answer Session, Gym area, 12:15pm
- February 25: Congregational Vote, Sanctuary, 12:15pm
This is the 14th year that Christ UMC has supported the Salvation Army bell ringing campaign. Our kettle at Macy’s Department Store collected $3876.87. Many thanks to the volunteers listed below who signed up to ring the bell this year. We appreciate your support of this worthwhile local mission. If we have omitted any names, please call Paula Trivette at 336-580-1795. Thank you. — Paula
Shepherd’s Center of Greensboro will hold its winter session of Adventures in Learning, a six-week series of classes, at Christ United Methodist Church Thursdays from January 18-February 22. Registration for up to three classes is $40, and lunch can be purchased for an additional $8. For additional information and a list of class topics, pick up a copy of the Shepherd’s Center Winter Newsletter on the rack in the Holy Grounds or visit shepctrg.org. You can also email Linda Danford (firstname.lastname@example.org).
All youth grades 9-12 and adults who are interested in traveling to John’s Island, SC, on the South Carolina Mission trip from June 16-23 must attend our first planning meeting on Sunday, January 28, at 12:15pm in the Music Room.
The Guatemala mission team will be pre-selling chili on Sundays starting January 14 in the Holy Grounds. Pick up will be February 4 in the kitchen. All purchases will support our upcoming mission trip.
What do you hope to change in 2018? Have you made your new year’s resolutions yet? In our first worship series of 2018, we will look at some scripturally based resolutions that we can make to have a positive impact on our spiritual lives.