First UMC Gonzales

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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
VBS Planning is under way!
Our VBS will be June 9-13th this year so please mark your calendars! We will be holding monthly planning meetings for anyone who is interested. So, whether you are one of those die-hard fans who start planning for the next year as soon as the current year is over or if you are someone who would like to help but just needs
more info, please consider coming out and joining us. Our next planning meeting will be Sunday, February 17th at noon in the conference room and we will be discussing decorations among other things.

We will be starting to look for people and/or groups to provide meals for us during VBS. If you are part of a Sunday School class, committee, or ministry group or even just an individual who would like to help, please contact either Lee McKinnie or Barbara Roy.


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 January we were able to provide 102 boxes of groceries to Families! These boxes fed 261 people!! We also provided $140 in gas vouchers! Our Next Food Blessing: March 17th

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!