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Monday, December 16, 2019  ~  6 p.m.
Jesus lived and died to
build his church, which
is to be a house of prayer
~ Matthew 21:13
 
Join Us for Prayer Time
Tuesdays through December
9 a.m. in the Sanctuary
Planning continues for our new senior adult ministry. We have an RV/Camping Group, a Monthly Game Afternoon Group, and a Special Events/Trips Group. We hope to be fully underway with activities beginning with the new year. It’s not too late to engage. If you would like to be involved in future planning meetings for these activities, contact the church office to be added to the email list. 
 
Please continue to pray for this new community life group. We pray that it will grow beyond our immediate church family and become a place of connectedness for others in our community and surrounding area.
 
Upcoming Follow-Up Meetings, all at Annie Mae’s on Main~
Special Events/Trips ~ Monday, December 16, 10 a.m.
Games ~ Thursday, January 9, 2 p.m.
Road Rally Special Committee ~ Friday, January 24, 10 a.m.
Advent Giving Trees in December
Winnsboro BackPack Food Program 
 
Our 2019 Advent Mission is the Winnsboro BackPack Food Program, a wonderful ministry to provide food for children who are at risk of going hungry on weekends and holidays. WISD caring teachers and staff members identify children who are showing signs of hunger or malnutrition, and discreetly distribute a backpack of food for them to take home on weekends. The backpacks are filled with nutritious, easy-to-open food that does not require stove-top cooking. The backpacks are sent home on Fridays and the empty backpacks are returned and refilled for the following weekend.
 
This program is operated through the Winnsboro Community Resource Center, a 501c3 organization of the East Texas Food Bank. Donating money allows the Center to purchase the food they need at extreme discounts so please give generously throughout December by clipping your cash or checks, made out to FUMC, on the money trees in the lobbies.
 
Sunday, December 29
 
Christmas isn’t over until Adler & Hearne sing! Join us for a remarkable Fifth Sunday event with local home town singer and songwriters Lynn Adler and Lindy Hearne!
 
Their music is a signature blend of original folk, jazz and blues with deep Texas roots and with 12+ recordings and decades of touring between them, their repertoire is playful, poignant and poetic! 
 
Raised by musical families and nurtured by choirs through college, the two met in Nashville, and now pay it forward together in performances from listening-room venues, festivals and community events to churches, libraries and schools.
 
Bring your friends and don’t miss this wonderful Sunday, December 29.
9:30 a.m., Wesley Hall, Coffee Talk & Music
10:50 a.m., Sanctuary, music and more!
Image result for united methodist womenUnited Methodist Women Meet 
 
Thursday, January 9, 10 a.m.
 
All Ladies of the Church are Welcome to Join Us!