Weekly eNews from Frankton First United Methodist Church

May 6 to 12
, 2018


"But when the Father sends the Advocate as my representative - that is, the Holy Spirit - he will teach you everything and will remind you of everything I have told you. 'I am leaving you with a gift-peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don't be troubled or afraid.'" -- John 14.26-27

Church Office Hours / Meetings 
Office Hours This Week:

The church office is open from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. We're closed Wednesday.

Meetings/Events  
  • No meetings May 7
  • May 9: Verse 33 Sr. High Youth, 6:30 PM 
  • May 10: Women's Fellowship at 6:30 PM
  • May 12: Men's Small Group Meeting at Compton's
 
Upcoming Birthdays and 
Anniversaries:  
  • 5/7: Sharon Kyle
  • 5/8: Barbara Carter
  • 5/10: John Canfield
  • 5/14: Susie and Tim Rogers
  • 5/15: Michael Knotts
  • 5/15: Sharon and Dave Kyle
May's First Service Ushers: 
Janine and Rod Compton
Teresa and Dan Yates

Liturgist/Prayer:
Susan Shuter
1st Service Greeters for May: 
Kathleen Mock and Bobbie Welker

NOW Service Greeter: 
Jerry Hoss

Need an address? We have copies of our new directory in the church office. If you need a copy, let us know. If you have changes to your information, send the updated information to:  franktonfirstumc@gmail.com or call 765-754-7996.
Eagle Packs will Pack Tuesday, May 8, at The Factory
Join the Eagle Packs team and help pack bags for students attending the Frankton Elementary and Jr/Sr High School.

Meet at The Factory Tuesday evening, May 8, at 5:45 PM. This is a great time for fellowship and fun. 
FFUMC's Women's and Men's Groups Meet this week
Put Thursday, May 10, on your calendar. The FFUMC Women's Fellowship will meet in the church at 6:30 PM. Contact Michale Clark with any questions.

Saturday morning, May 12, the Men's Small Group will meet at the home of Rod and Janine Compton. Contact Rod for directions.

Put VBS on Your Calendar for July 9-13!
Put July 9-13, 2018, on your calendar for our Vacation Bible School, Rolling River Rampage, at The Factory, located across the street from the church at 110 S. 8th St., Frankton. 

Our annual VBS is hosted with the Madison Christian Church. It will be held from 6 to 8:30 PM Monday through Friday at our community center, The Factory, 110 S. 8th St., Frankton.

Classes will be held for children ages 3 (Pre-K) through 6th grade. If you have any questions, or are interested in volunteering, contact Kily Gaskill, director of children ministries for FFUMC.

Prayers for Our Soldiers
We ask that you continue to keep our church family soldiers in your prayers for safety, strength and comfort. They include:
  • Brad Compton, Indiana National Guard, Stout Field, Indianapolis (son of Janine and Rod Compton)
  • Chris Compton, Fort Sill Oklahoma (son of Janine and Rod Compton)
  • Joshua Moore, Middle East (husband of Lillie Knotts Moore)
  • Drew Rogers, (grandson of Susie and Tim Rogers), U.S. Coast Guard, Boston
  • Brandon Wood, (nephew of Mark Sigler), U.S. Marines, San Diego

If you have a loved one serving in the armed forces and would like to add them to our list, please contact the church office at franktonfirstumc@gmail.com or 754-7996. 


 

Brad Compton
Chris Compton
Drew Rogers
Joshua Moore

Prayers for Our Church Family
We hope you will take a few minutes to lift the following people up in prayer. Don't forget to include "unspoken prayers" as well. Thank you!  

Julie Abbott, Rex Abbott, Don Bailey, Carroll Benson, Janie Buttry, Jerry Buttry, Steve Cain, John Clark, Martha Clayborn, Mike Collins, C.H. Dabney, Naomi Davis, Kelly Doyle, George Eltzroth, Amber Tuttle Goodman, Bob Greenman, the Hahn family, Ivy Harrison, Arthur Haynes, Mike Kinnamon, Darlene Knotts, Nancy Marlow, Monty Millspaugh, Betty Mock, the family of Jane Morehead, Susan Myrick, Harrison Nichols, Jeff Norbury, Steve Norrod, Alan Paschal,  George Paschal, Derek Phelps, Donna Pierce, Shelley Potter, Aaron Ray, Matthew Sailor, George and Mary Margaret Sprague, Delores Swaim, Tiffany Thompson, Bill Waymire, Zona Waymire, and Ralph Yarling.
 
If you have someone you would like to add to the prayer list, email the church office or call 754-7996.  If you have a confidential prayer request, contact Pastor Nathan Whybrew at his email address:  franktonfirstumcpastor@gmail.com . The church also has a private prayer wall on Facebook

Do You Have Information for the Weekly E-news?
The Weekly News from our church is published every Monday morning. If you have information to include in next week's edition, the deadline is 10 a.m. on Fridays. Call the office, 765-754-7996 or email it to  franktonfirstumc@gmail.com .