July 16th, 2021
In my sermon last week I asked you all to think about the last time you sensed the Spirit of God speaking to you or calling you to join in on Christ work in the world. 
Do you remember?
We had talked about Levi and how Jesus had called him to be a part of what God was doing in the first century middle eastern world at that time.
Sometimes, when a preacher asks a question like that, our tendency can be to think that it is not for us – that God would never have something for us to do. We might even have a multitude of reasons as to why we think God would choose others before God would choose us to join in on God’s work. But Levi’s story challenges us to think differently. 
So do the stories of countless others in the Scriptures and throughout the centuries since.

In the coming weeks we will be spending time looking at the stories of several women from the Biblical narrative. In their world, the women of the Bible could have been forgiven for thinking that God would not have a role for them – God’s jobs were for the men, or so the men thought.

In the coming weeks of our “Biblical Heroines” series, we will be receiving reminders that God can and does call all people – especially the ones who think God would never have a job for them to do.

So plan to join us.
Invite your friends and neighbors.
Call those church friends that you have not seen for a while and let them know how much they are missed.

God is doing a good thing in our midst. It is good news that we are excited to share, so let’s get at it!
Pastor Charlie
***August 1st will be the final Sunday of the 11:00AM service in Maxwell Hall to allow for School School to resume on August 8th.
This Sunday
at Memorial:
We begin a new worship series!
No matter which service you choose, please take a moment to sign our digital attendance pad: mumconline.com/here
Want to read the Scripture for this Sunday? Click HERE

Digital Worship: 11:00AM on Facebook or on YouTube
Access our digital worship guide HERE

Did you get to see Pastor Alyce's MIDWEEK MESSAGE on Wednesday? She shared her excitement about the new worship series beginning this Sunday!

If not, watch it HERE.
Sign Up This Week!
United Methodist Family Night at the Jumbo Shrimp
Join the United Methodist Men on Friday, August 6th, 2021 as they host "United Methodist Family Night" with the Jumbo Shrimp! Get more details at mumconline.com/news.

If you have served or are interested in serving in our many music ministries at Memorial, come to the choir get-together August 11th at 6:00PM in the music room. Dr. Joan will be there to give you updates on the come year and help you get plugged in!


Wednesday Classes Have Resumed

There is still time for you to get involved. Email RSVP@mumconline.com to sign up.
  • Pastor Charlie leads a Scripture & Prayer focused on the book of Hebrews at 11:00AM
on Zoom

  • Pastor Charlie leads a Scripture study on the book of James, 6:00PM

  • Dr. Joan leads a study devotional on favorite hymns! There is a book with this study that you can get from Joan. This class is ON CAMPUS in the Music Room at 6:00PM

  • And Faithlinks continues, 6:00PM on Zoom
PLEASE take a moment to RSVP for the classes so that we can have a head-count. To sign up and to get the Zoom link for digital classes, email RSVP@mumconline.com
  • Pastor Alyce is available by appointment for pastoral counselling via phone. You can contact Pastor Alyce by calling: 850-544-4826 
  • Are you feeling worn out? Frustrated? Lonely? Scared? In need of someone to talk to? Our Stephen Ministers are here to help. Memorial has a great team of Stephen Ministers who are extensively trained and gifted to help walk with you through this challenging season of life. Stephen Ministers meet with people one-on-one to provide spiritual care and comfort.
To request a Stephen Minister, contact a pastor in the Church office.
Altar Flowers Are BACK!
If you are interested in reserving the flowers in Maxwell Hall or the Sanctuary one Sunday for a special person or to recognize a special occasion, please contact Donna Feith or call 904-225-2140 .

Memorial provides a place for inurning the cremated remains of church members & their loved ones.
Inurning loved ones on the grounds of a church where they were baptized, married, or nurtured in faith, is an age-old tradition. Along with niches for inuring, the garden includes a wall for memorial plaques and an area for memorial pavers to be placed.
To learn more, download our brochure or contact the church office.


For the 3rd year in a row, we are collecting school supplies for the teachers in our church and community. As you are shopping and going through your normal routines, we ask that you keep our teachers in mind. We will be collecting basic school supplies (such as paper, pencils, crayons, pens, rulers, markers, Kleenex, hand sanitizer, etc). Please bring to church over the next several weeks and leave in the Partin Center or in either worship space.

We will be inviting teachers to “shop” for what they need for free on August 8th. Do you know a local teacher who would like to shop for school supplies? Let them know about August 8th at 12:30PM!
Ways to Give a Gift to Memorial  
Electronically:
In Person:
  • drop boxes in Maxwell Hall
  • mail slot at the Partin Center
Through the Mail:
  • 601 Centre St., Fernandina Beach, Fl 32034
Give of your time and talents at Memorial
We would love to invite you to join our greeter team and help welcome people to worship. If you are interested in joining this ministry, please contact Peggy Roselle or Pastor Drew.

We would like to have some online greeters to assist with our digital worship services. If you are interested in helping in this way, contact Pastor Drew.

If you are looking for other ways to serve, the Music & Worship Arts department is looking for singers, musicians, and audio/visual techs, Pastor Carrie is always happy for people to volunteer and lead classes, and Johnny Armstrong (or facilities manager) could use some help with his F-Troop, which helps turn over rooms and set up chairs when needed. Contact at pastor or the church office to get involved!
Do you need a Memorial nametag?
and put in an order for one today!
Children's Sunday School and music ministries are returning to campus on Sunday, August 8th. Watch this space for more details!!!
Help out in the Community in Various Ways Throughout the summer...on Tuesdays Sign-up
The Youth Summer Activity Calendar it is chock-full '0 fun and adventure!! Download it here.
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