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Money Management Workshops  on  Thursdays  in  November  10am
Click here for details!
 

You are invited to help serve lunch at Grace United Methodist Church on Thursday, November 30 from 9:30am-1pm.

Not able to serve on-site but would still like to help?
Email Carey Logan with what you would like to bring and the quantity.
Items Needed:
3 gallons of milk
6 gallons of sweet tea
8 dozen chocolate chip cookies
5 bags of mixed salad
8 dozen dinner rolls
7 chicken/broccoli casseroles
50 red solo cups
50 paper plates
 
Friends of Refugees Christmas

 
Each year one of our Local Mission Partners, Friends of Refugees of Clarkston, provides a shop where parents can go and buy a Christmas gift for their child at a price that they can afford.
 
This year we are collecting the following items:
  • [ ] Sports Equipment (Soccer Balls, Small Soccer Goals, Basketballs, Kickballs)
  • [ ] Educational Items (Books (board, picture, ready-to-read, chapter) & Flash Cards & Puzzles)
  • [ ] Toys (Trucks, Dolls (non-white), Balls, Legos (non-themed))
  • [ ] Art Supplies (Sidewalk Chalk, Coloring Books/Crayons, Art Kits)
  • [ ] Games (Young Children's Games, Board Games, Card Games)
  • [ ] Winter Wear (Children's Coats, Jackets, Hats & Gloves) in sizes toddler thru 16
The items can be dropped off at the Wood Christmas Tree in the Gathering area between now and Sunday, December 3rd.
 
We will also be hosting a Christmas Party at FOR in Clarkston for the children as their parents are shopping on Saturday, December 9th from 8:30 am-12:30 pm.
 
If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please contact Donna Blanton 

 







Volunteers Needed
We need "volunteer elves" here at the church on December 14 from 5-8pm to help with the gift distributions. Please contact Rae Myles for details and to volunteer. 

Donations Needed
Cake Mix & Frosting donations being accepted now in the Narthex! Deadline to bring in donations is November 19!
  Questions? Contact Rae Myles

Click here for general information about  the Adopt A Family program!  If anyone would like to adopt a family, click here.


 
Volunteers Needed
Dream Center in Vidalia GA are looking for a group that would be able to help with finishing installing siding in Vidalia, Ga.  Interested teams reply directly to Larry Cowart

 
BEAVER RIDGE PLAYGROUND BUILD DAY ON NOVEMBER 15

Beaver Ridge Elementary has fulfilled the financial obligation in order to receive the grant from KaBOOM for a new p layground for their students. While they are providing the funding and supervision of the build, they are looking for individuals from the school and community to help with the build.

There are several ways that you can serve. We will be providing breakfast the morning of the build and we do need 10 people to help serve breakfast. There are also additional opportunities throughout the day where you can serve.

 to find the opportunities and to sign up.

 
Next Generation Tutoring
The Next Generation Focus Tutoring Program is offered here at our church on Tuesday/Thursday afternoons  and Saturday mornings. 

Needed:
1)      Volunteers to help with the students
.2)       Saturdays we would like to offer breakfast for the students. 

If you are able to help in any way, please let 

Click here to read the most recent update from the Harbor (as of 11/13/2017)
Nicaragua Interest Meeting

 Sunday, December  10 at 12:15pm in room 134.   This team plans to travel over Spring Break 2018 (April 1-7).  Email Shelley Carr for details and questions.
MISSIONARIES ARE COMING! HOST HOMES ARE NEEDED! 

Plans for GIC 2018 are well underway. Missionaries from across the street and around the world have been invited to join us January 26-28, 2018 for a weekend of sharing and encouragement. 

Many of our missionaries will travel a long way to be with us during GIC.  If you are able to host a missionary, or would like more information about what is involved, please click here to contact Colleen Heer, Host Home coordinator. 

Nicaragua Team Now Forming 
for Spring Break 2018!

Click here to see how YOU can join us during Spring Break 2018 as we travel to Nicaragua to serve and fellowship with our long-time friends in Ruben Dario!
 
Truck Needed !
YOUR donation is needed NOW to help purchase a heavy duty truck for our construction program. Click here for more info.

Get involved with Habitat for Humanities ReStore project- they are in need of volunteers! Click here for a fuller description. Click here for volunteer opportunities!
You could be a Church Champion! Click Here to find out more!



Norcross First United Methodist Church
Missions Pastor, Rev. Terri Hoye thoye@nfumc.org 

 

Missions Assistant, Rae Myles  

rmyles@nfumc.org