We have a few books left from the Lyons Lecture book sale which need a good home. You can purchase either of the following books for $20 each: Do No Harm, by Stephen G. Ray Jr and Enfleshing Freedom, by M. Shawn Copeland. Call the Welcome Center at 608-256-9061 or
email Brooke Seeliger
to claim your copy.
We all love Sunday's Coffee Fellowship Hour, but did you know that we rely on member donations to help support this valuable time? We now have two easy ways for you to sponsor the Sunday of your choice - add your name to the list in the Narthex or
sign up online.
You can also reach out to the Welcome Center by
or phone at 608-256-9061.
UMW Envisioning Meeting
UMW will meet
Monday, May 21, at 1 p.m. at the church to focus on plans for next year. Your ideas and dreams are needed! Please join us. Meeting will be no longer than 2 hours and this will take the place of an August meeting. If you can't make it, do voice your concerns, hopes, and ideas to Josie Gobel or Emily Ford.
Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice
Please join Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice for our annual celebration on May 23, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Lussier Education Community Center. The theme is Welcoming the Stranger: Immigrant Justice and the Faith Community. FUMC is a proud
of Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice. If you wish to attend, please RSVP here.
Spouses Now Alone Luncheon
Our next Spouses Now Alone luncheon will be held Tuesday, May 29. We'll meet at noon at Imperial Garden restaurant at the corner of University Ave. and Allen Blvd. in Middleton. For reservation purposes, please contact Jim at 608-338-0268 if you plan to attend.
FUMC is partnering with the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for another year of STARS (Summer Teaching to Advance Reading Success). This program helps provide our
community's youngest scholars with the head start needed to succeed in school. Volunteer opportunities range from one to four hours for anywhere from 1-6 weeks during the summer. STARS is a great opportunity to continue our congregation's work around racial equity and education.
Join us at FUMC on Sunday, June 3, after the
second service for a training.
Contact Kathy Carpenter
for more information.
Deborah Circle will meet at Sa Bai Thong at University Station on Tuesday, June 12, at 6 p.m. Josie Gobel will share her experiences at the worldwide UMW Assembly which met in Cleveland this May.
First UMC youth are headed to Appalachia Service Project this summer from July 14-July 22 to repair homes and serve God. We still have 2 spots available and are looking for more youth to join us. Cost is $400 with fundraisers are available. Please
to sign up or get more info.