Jarvis Memorial UMC
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Celebrating the Good News of Jesus Christ

To read the newest newsletter, click here: Celebrating February 20 . If you know of someone who would like to receive communications from Jarvis Memorial, please email Jarvis.assist@gmail.com.

Get "Hooked" on Books
Make sure you visit the Library page on www.jarvis.church . If you are interested in a particular book or movie, fill out the form on the Library page of the website.  Meanwhile, check out this book that can be found in the library.
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Confirmation . . . it's not too late 
Are you in 6th grade or above? It's time to think about Confirmation! There will be a Confirmation information meeting on Wednesday, February 8 from 7 to 8 in the Youth Room (TCLC). Parents can bring their youth if they are available to come but their presence is NOT mandatory. Confirmation meetings will be on Wednesday nights from 6:30 pm to 8 pm and a light meal will be served at each session. Confirmation cost is $90 to cover both student and mentor participation including all materials and retreat fees.  You can register at: www.tinyurl.com/JarvisConfirm17 . Should you have any additional questions, email Lennie at jarvisyouth@gmail.com .
Susan Fair Likosar Scholarship
The Jarvis United Methodist Women, Susan Fair Likosar Scholarship, will be awarded in the spring of 2017.  This scholarship will be made available to young women from Jarvis Memorial who are in their senior year of high school. Applications for this scholarship will be mailed individually to each young woman. You may also pick up an application in the church administrative office. In order for applications to be considered, completed applications must be delivered to Connie B. Moseley, Chairperson of the Jarvis UMW Susan Fair Likosar Scholarship committee, NO LATER THAN APRIL 10, 2017.
Welcome Committee Coffee
The Welcome Committee is hosting an Information Coffee for all new comers to Jarvis Memorial on Sunday, February 26th during the Sunday School hour in the Taft Christian Life Center flex space. Please drop in and enjoy fellowship while gathering information about all you can do or how to become involved in our community and at Jarvis Memorial. We hope to see you there! If you have any questions, please contact Beth Griffin at 756-1226 or at: ncgriff2@aol.com.

Lenten Bible Study 
The Welcome Committee is pleased to announce that we will be offering a Bible Study for new comers to Jarvis during the Lent season. We will begin the study on Ash Wednesday at 7 pm at Jarvis . If you are interested in joining this class, please contact Beth Griffin at 756-1226 or email at: Ncgriff2@aol.com before the end of February so we can order your booklet to go along with the study.

Safe Sanctuary Training 
If you are interested in working with youth or children, you must be Safe Sanctuary certified. Safe Sanctuary training will be February 23 from 6:30 pm to 8 pm in Room 01 and the Chapel. For more information, contact Elizabeth Cope at eh_aetherius@yahoo.com .
Refugee Conference
Interested in learning more about refugees and refugee services both locally and internationally? Join us for a special one-day Refugee Conference, hosted by World Relief. The conference is on February 25th from 9 am to 4 pm at Third Street Education Center. Cost is $20 per person or $30 per couple (includes lunch and the book, Seeking Refuge). For more information, contact Sarah Reed at 252-355-0123 or sarahr@covenant.cc or go online to register at: https://covenantcc.wufoo.com/forms/z16h09d0xg20df/
Also, our Refugee Welcome Team is accepting a new refugee family the end of this month. Details and a sign-up for donations can be found here:
Pastor's Reading Circle
C.S Lewis once noted, "We read to know we are not alone."  Entertainer, and author Garrison Keillor reminds us, "A book is a gift you can open again and again."  In this spirit, Pastor Jon will be launching a monthly Reading Circle, open to whomever would like to participate. The first book we will read is, Crossing The Waters: Following Jesus Through The Storms, The Fish, The Doubt, And The Seas by 
Leslie Leyland Fields. Our first Reading Circle gathering is scheduled for Sunday, February 26 at 6:30pm in the Conference Room of the church. To learn more about the book and its author, go to:

Shepherd's Helpers
Shepherd's Helpers is looking for men and women to assist in the assembly and removal of ramps. No prior experience is necessary. For more information, contact Larry Hagler at 355-6133.
Saturday Sewing
Second Saturday Sewing is coming back in March, April, May. Learn to sew on a machine and get your mending done here. More details in February.
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