Latest News from Christ United Methodist Church
VBS Donations: Our VBS crafts team is looking for donations of empty paper towel rolls for a craft for our kids. Please leave donations in the bin in Holy Grounds.
There will be a Called Charge Conference on Wednesday, March 21, at 6pm for the purpose of approving Mark Smith to move from honorable location to eligibility for appointment by the Bishop in 2018. All are welcome but only those on Church Council may vote.
Lumberton Mission Trips: Our next hurricane recovery trip to Lumberton, NC, will be March 15-17. If you are interested in joining this trip, please contact Geoff Purser (email@example.com). Teams leave every month on the third Thursday.
Our Family Life Team plans Welcome Wednesday and various other family ministries for the church. Interested in possibly joining this team? Join us for our meeting on Sunday, March 18, at 12:15pm in the Disciple Room. Please RSVP to Ben and Jenn Kunka (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Anne Dooley (email@example.com) and let them know if you will need childcare.
Adult Fellowship Trip to Hillside Estate: Join us on Wednesday, April 11, for a tour of the Julian Price mansion in the historic Fisher Park Neighborhood. We will go as a group on the church bus, leaving the church at 9:15am for the tour and lunch before returning at approximately 2pm. Register by bringing a check to the Church Office no later than Sunday, March 11; cost is $35/person.
Adult Fellowship Trip to Sanford, NC: Join us on Friday, March 23, from 9:45am-5:45pm as we travel to Sanford, NC, for lunch at Mrs. Lacy’s Magnolia Tea Room and a matinee performance of Church Basement Ladies at Temple Theatre. Cost is $28 per person (does not include lunch). To register, fill out a form, available at our Information Centers, and return it with your payment to the Church Office.
Shepherd’s Center Asheville Trip: The Adult Fellowship Trip Committee invites you to join the Shepherd’s Center’s trip to Asheville from June 12-14, 2018. Cost is $349 for double occupancy and includes transportation, hotel, four meals, and a tour (Thomas Wolfe Memorial State Historic Site, Biltmore Estates including the Chihuly Glass Gardens Exhibit, a guided tour of Downtown Asheville, and St. Lawrence Basilica). A deposit of $75 is due February 28; final payment May 8. Contact the Shepherd’s Center to register (336-376-0766 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Baby Boomer Spirituality: We will be meeting on Thursday evenings beginning March 1 from 7pm-8:30pm to explore Baby Boomer Spirituality in room 213. The study will run for 5 weeks. Please come to discuss issues related to our spiritual growth as part of the Baby Boomer generation. Contact Libba Genova (email@example.com) if you are interested in joining us.