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Issue: 33
August 8, 2018
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Calling all
Congregants and Cookies
for Pastor Appreciation
Ice Cream Social
All church members are asked to meet on Main Street this Sunday at 3 p.m. to honor the three pastors affiliated with our church: Rev. Don Thomas, Pastor Chuck Powell, and Chaplain Janie Powell.
Come celebrate Rev. Don's more than 40 years in ministry ; Pastor Chuck, who was recently licensed as a local pastor at this year's Annual Conference ; and Pastor Janie, who is a chaplain at East Tennessee Children's Hospital. Share with them how much they are appreciated.

The reception, "How Sweet It Is," is being hosted by the Staff Parish Committee. The committee h opes to see everyone there.
Lots   of  h omemade  ice  cream  should  be well-frozen by the appointed  hour.  Y -u-m-m-m.  Lemonade is also on the menu. All that is needed is you.  
Those bringing cookies for the reception are asked to drop two dozen off in the church kitchen by noon.
Join us for Pastor's Coffee
August 26th at 10:00 a.m.
Have you been visiting with us and think it's time to step forward and become  a member? Or perhaps you'd just like to  learn
more about First Farragut or about  The United Methodist Church. Join Pastor Don and other staff and key leaders in the office  lobby for Pastor's Coffee! This invitation to mix, mingle, and greet is also a chance to have a snack, ask some questions, and hear some next steps in the process toward church membership at First Farragut United  Methodist Church. Please RSVP by emailing  Randee  or calling the church office at (865) 966-8430.
If your student is college bound, please email Randee their updated address. If they are commuting  from home, please email Randee too. Jeanette Kruspki sends our college students notes and goodies to let them know their First Farragut Family is praying for them while they are in school. Thank you!
United Methodist  Youth Fellowship   (UMYF)

Questions? Email Chuck Powell.
August 5 - Back to School Dinner 
August 12 & 19 - UMYF @ 5:30 p.m.
August 26 - Lake Day

August 10 - Smokies Event 

Thursday, September 13  - Dinner at Abuelo's in Turkey Creek at 6:30 p.m. RSVP by Sunday, September 9.
November 14 & 15 - Holiday Trip to Biltmore Estate and Asheville, NC.  Contact Anita Oberdecker for more information.
Sunday, August 12, 2018
Information Desk
9:00 a.m. -  Joyce Nall
10:00 a.m. - Ann Walker

9:00 a.m. -   Jim & Diane O'Brien
11:00 a.m. -  Jeanne Huie
Please contact Lara Burn if you would to sign up to greet on Sundays.

9:00 a.m. -  Doug Hulme, Alvin Jenkins, & Joe Bradford