THE PILOT

Your weekly Enews from
First United Methodist Church Hampton
Sunday, Nov 25

Acquired Taste
Rev. Candee Martin
Starting November 7 through November 30, the United Methodist Women will be collecting empty toilet paper and paper towel tubes for a special craft.   There will be a box in the back of the sanctuary to collect the tubes. If you have questions, contact Sylvia Rumsey!
Thu Nov 22
Thanksgiving Day
Office Closed
2:00 pm Thanksgiving Meal (FH)

Fri Nov 23
Office Closed
No scheduled activities

Sat Nov 24
No scheduled activities

Sun
Nov 25
8:30 am   Fellowship (FH)
9:00 am   Sunday School
10:00 am Worship (S)

Mon Nov 26
6:00 pm   SPRC (P)

Tue Nov 27
6:00 pm    Fitness Yoga (FH)

Wed Nov 28
No scheduled activities

Thu Nov 29
10:00 am   Gentle Yoga (FH)
5:00 pm     Sine Nomine Ringers
6:15 pm     Bell Choir (CR)
7:15 pm     Chancel Choir (S)

Fri Nov 30
No scheduled activities

Sat Dec 1
No scheduled activities

Sun Dec 2
Hanging of the Greens
8:30 am         Fellowship (FH)
9:00 am         Sunday School
10:00 am       Hanging of the
Greens Worship Service



There are ANGELS among us!
FUMC's ANGEL TREE will be with us again during Advent.  Look for the ANGEL TREE starting Sunday, November 25 in the Fellowship Hall, the Narthex, or the Choir Room.  Please return adopted ANGELS taped to a Christmas card (with your name or Christmas greeting) and gift to the Church Office by Sunday, December 16 . Your Congregational Care Committee will deliver your special gifts in time for Christmas joy!  Your love and generosity will be a Christmas blessing to many in our Church Family! Thank you for caring and sharing Christ's love! 
Poinsettias in honor of or in memory of loved ones and friends will be placed in the sanctuary on Sunday, Dec. 16.  

If you would like to honor someone by purchasing a poinsettia, please complete the information below and place in the offering plate or send it to the church office.  The cost is $11.50 per poinsettia and your check should accompany your order. Please indicate on the check and/or envelope that the money is for “Poinsettias”.

The deadline for ordering is Monday, December 10.
 
Number of Poinsettias ($11.50 each) __________
 
Given by ______________________________________________________

In honor of
______________________________________________________________
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In memory of
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CLICK HERE to send an email with the above information to reserve your plant(s).
You can make an Online Payment or bring your money to the church on Sunday.
If you make your payment online, please be sure to submit the above information as well.

We would appreciate it if you could leave your poinsettias until after
the Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion service on December 24.. 
Thank you.


Don't miss these upcoming events!
Everyone’s invited to our
Annual Toy Drive Breakfast
Sponsored by the United Methodist Men
Saturday, December 8
8:00 a.m.
in the Fellowship Hall

Please bring unwrapped toys for both a boy and a girl. A love offering will be accepted for the meal. Make an important difference for those in need this Christmas!  Please RSVP to William Milholen (238-3656) by Dec. 5.  Bring a guest and be the hands of Christ!  

FOOD DRIVE to benefit
H.E.L.P. Pantry

Each week we are collecting food items to help build a holiday meal for those in need in our community. Grocery bags with suggested items will be provided for your convenience on November 25 following the worship service. The collection points will be in the narthex (back of the sanctuary) or inside the entrance door leading to the office. Please make sure all items are turned in by December 16. If you have any questions, please contact the church office.
Our Advent Schedule
December 2
 First Sunday of Advent
Lighting the Advent Candle HOPE
Hanging of the Greens Service
Worship at 10:00 am with communion
Collection of food items for H.E.L.P. Food Pantry

December 9
Second Sunday of Advent
Lighting the Advent Candle LOVE
Worship at 10:00 am with Glory Ringers
Collection of food items for H.E.L.P. Food Pantry

December 16
Third Sunday of Advent
Lighting the Advent Candle JOY
Worship at 10:00 am
Chancel Choir presents the cantata
“Sing Joy to All the World”
Collection of food items for H.E.L.P. Food Pantry
Poinsettias displayed in the Sanctuary

L ive Nativity at 6:00 pm
followed by sub sandwich supper.
A love offering will be accepted.
Bring a batch of your favorite cookies,
lawn chair, and flashlight.
(RSVP to the office by 12/15)

December 23
Fourth Sunday of Advent
Lighting the Advent Candle PEACE
Worship at 10:00 am Lessons and Carols
Poinsettias displayed in the Sanctuary

December 24
Christmas Eve
Candlelight Worship Service with Communion
at 7:00 pm
Lighting the Christ Candle

December 30
Worship at 10:00 am

January 6
Epiphany Sunday
Worship at 10:00 am
Join our Yoga Classes! It's never too late to participate in our weekly yoga classes.  Fitness Yoga at 6:00 pm on Tuesdays and Gentle Yoga at 10:00 am on Thursdays.  Class lasts for one hour and beginners are always welcome. There's no judgement or pressure to do difficult poses, so please don't be afraid to give it a try! Registration is not necessary; just come to the Fellowship Hall with a yoga mat, bottle of water and $5. A portion of the proceeds is donated to the church Family Movie Night fund. Please join us and feel free to invite non-members as well! Contact Holly Yaskowsky with any questions at hollyyaz@cox.net  or 757-303-1232.