Church Office Hours / Meetings 
Office Hours This Week:
The church office is open Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 27 and 28 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. We are closed Christmas Day, Dec. 25; Tuesday, Dec. 26; and Friday, Dec. 29. The week of New Years:  we will be closed on Monday, Jan. 1, and Wednesday, Jan. 3. We will be open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, Jan. 2, 4 and 5, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Meetings/Events This Week  
No meetings this week (including Verse 33 Jr and Sr High Youth)

Upcoming Birthdays and 
Anniversaries: 
  • 12/25: Happy Birthday, Jesus
  • 12/27: Ian Nottingham
  • 12/29: David Esters
  • 12/29: Gracie Thresher
December 1st Service Ushers: 
Karen and Rick Autrey
Penny and Jay Jarrett
1st Service Liturgist/Prayer:
Cathy Kelich

1st Service Greeters for December: 
Bobbie Welker and Jeannie or Bob Mills

NOW Service Greeter: 
Jerry Hoss

Need an address? We are updating our directory. Please send changes to the church email address:  franktonfirstumc@gmail.com or call 765-754-7996.
Take Them a Meal Sign-up
Take-a-Meal Sign-up for Spragues: If you would like to take a meal to George and Mary Margaret Sprague, we've activated the TakeThemAMeal website. You can sign up to take a meal on a Tuesday or Thursday. Additional details are available >> click here.

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 lift the following people in prayer: 

Rex Abbott, Don Bailey, Carroll Benson, Jerry Bland, Janie Buttry, Jerry Buttry, John Clark, Martha Clayborn, C.H. Dabney, Naomi Davis, Kelly Doyle, Jonah Ellis, George Eltzroth, Amber Tuttle Goodman, Bob Greenman, Ivy Harrison, Arthur Haynes, Mike Kinnamon, Darlene Knotts, Gary Kreigh, Nancy Marlow, Monty Millspaugh, Betty Mock, Ernie Mullins and family, Susan Myrick, Harrison Nichols, Jeff Norbury, Steve Norrod, Alan Paschal, George Paschal, Derek Phelps, Donna Pierce, Aaron Ray, Matthew Sailor, Marilyn Shuter, George and Mary Margaret Sprague, Delores Swaim, Sam Taylor, Tiffany Thompson, and Jack Waymire.
 
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. If you are a Facebook user, do a search using the link:

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 .