First UMC Gonzales

Announcements

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(Note: Dates are subject to change, please check with the church office for details.)

Sunday's
9:00 am Contemporary Service
10:00 am Sunday School
11:00 am Traditional Service
4:00 pm Adult Handbell Practice
4:00 pm Confirmation Class
5:00 -7:00 pm RISE Youth - Middle & High School Student Worship

Monday's

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry hands out food
6:30-8:00 pm, Volleyball
6:30 pm, Threads of Comfort

Tuesday's
2:00 pm, Women's Prayer Group
7:00 pm, Men's prayer Group

Wednesday's
9:00 am, Fellowship Center
1:30 pm, Exercise Class - Everyone is invited to join
7:00 pm, Choir Rehearsal

Thursday's
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry hands out food
6:30 - 8:00 pm Volleyball
6:30 pm Last Psalm Band Practice

Care Ministry Team
New Day, New Time
4th Tuesday Every Month @ 10:00 am

Join us on the Neutral Ground
A Coed Sunday School for 20, 30, 40, and 50- Somethings in the old Children's Worship Room.


upcoming opportunities

Sunday, October 14
9:00am Morning Worship
10:00am Sunday School
11:00am Morning Worship
4:00pm Handbells Practice
5pm Women's Bible Study
Youth Fall Retreat

Monday, October 15
12PM FISHES AND LOAVES FOOD PANTRY
6:30 PM VOLLEYBALL
6:30 CMT MEETING Youth Fall Retreat

Tuesday, October 16
2pm Women's Prayer Group
7pm Men's Prayer Group Youth Fall Retreat

Wednesday, October 17
9am Fellowship Center Day
10am Peaceful Quilters
12pm Mens Lunch
1:30 Exercise Class
6:30 RiseYOUTH Small Groups
7:00 Choir Practice

Thursday, October 18
12PM FISHES AND LOAVES FOOD PANTRY
6:00PM FINANCE MEETING
6:30 PM VOLLEYBALL
6:30PM LAST PSALM BAND PRACTICE

Sunday, October 21
FOOD PANTRY BLESSING SUNDAY
10am Men's Breakfast



October 28th, 4:00pm - 6:00 pm
Trunk or Treat @ FUMC Gonzales
Inflatables, Crafts, Games, Snacks, and More!
Sign up your car or to volunteer in the Narthex!

Second Annual Holly Jolly Market
Friday, November 3rd, 3pm - 5pm and Saturday, November 4th, 9am - 5pm
UMW Bake Sale Saturday.
Food will be available for purchase.
Friday: Chili and Hot Dogs
Saturday: Jambalaya Plates



Sunday morning Worship Center refreshments needed!
Sign up in the Narthex or contact Lee McKinnie at 225-202-3414.

Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry
In June we were able to provide 108 boxes of groceries to families! These boxes fed 251 people!! We also provided $140 in gas vouchers! Our Next Food Blessing: August 19th

Sweet Dreams Shelter

Bishop Ott Shelter for Women & Children
4th Saturday of Every Month
Click Here for more information.

Homework Help Tutors Needed!
In order to continue to offer weekly tutoring, we need you!
Contact Melinda Robert at 266-5705 for more information.

Donation Wish List
Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry First UMC of Gonzales
Here are some of our needs:
Canned meat
Canned fruit
Canned vegetables
Canned spaghetti sauce
Canned tomato sauce
Canned tomato paste
Canned soup
Tomato product (spaghettiOs, ravioli's, etc.)
Bread mix (corn bread or muffins)
Cereal
Peanut butter
Jelly
Aseptic pack or canned milk
Boxed macaroni and cheese
Helper meals
Bag of rice
Dry or canned beans
Spaghetti noodles

Volunteer, We Need Your Help!
The church needs volunteers:
Lay Readers, Greeters, Ushers, Media and Sound for the Traditional Service.
If you would like to volunteer, please email the church at firstumcgonzales@me.com.

did you know

We worship through songs, joys & concerns, scripture reading & discussion and a craft. We even have a monthly memory verse that we work on during the Children's Church service. Come join us during the 9:00 and 10:45 services!