February 8, 2019
Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

Worship February 10 at 11am
Scripture:  1 Kings 3:1-12 NRSV
Sermon: Dream a Possible Dream
2nd Message in the series on Dreams

 Follow the YouTube link to hear the praise songs in next Sunday's Worship.
Prepare your heart for worship!
Glorious Day
CHILL Retreat- MOVE 
March 22-24, 2019 - Sky Lake, GA
9th-12th Grade Students
We will meet at the church on Friday, March 22 at 6pm and head up to SkyLake.  We will return to church by 11am on Sunday, March 24.  Cost is $30.00 per student.  
Registration deadline is March 10. Registration is not complete until fee is paid in full. Deadlines are FIRM.
See Sandra Hunter for more information.
Believe Tour - I AM - March 15-16, 2019
5th - 8th Grade Students
We will meet at the church on Friday, March 15 at 
5:30pm and spend the night at the church.  Parents pick up students at 4pm on Saturday, March 16.
Registration is CLOSED.
See Sandra Hunter for more information.
January Finance Update:
Donations received: $62,038
January Expenses: $106,912
Special General Conference:

The United Methodist Church's top legislative body will meet in St. Louis, Missouri, for a Special General Conference February 23-26, 2019. Find news and information about the Special General Conference here. Subscribe to North Georgia's General Conference 
e-newsletter, to be sent daily  during 
the Conference here .  
Jet Set Trip
November 11 - 16, 2019 | Lancaster, PA
The trip includes a guided tour of Philadelphia, a visit to charming Kitchen Kettle Village, a visit to Park City Center, and a visit to The Amish  Country. 5 nights lodging, 8 meals - 5 breakfast and 3 dinners included. Contact Wilda McWilliams  at 770-967-2393 
with questions.
JOY Bible Study

JOY meets at the church weekly on Wednesday mornings at 10am.


February - May study will be on the 12 Women of the Bible.


*This group does not meet on the 3rd Wednesday each month due to Jet Set. All are welcome to join us for that meeting, program, and lunch!
Senior Men's Bible Study
Thursdays weekly | 11:45am 
Berkeley Hills Country Club

Our current study is the book of Luke.
Church-wide Prayer for Upcoming General Conference
Wednesday, January 20 | 6 - 7pm | Chapel
All members of the church are asked to join in a time of prayer on behalf of the important General Conference Meeting in St. Louis February 23-26.

Mark Hayes is an award-winning concert pianist, composer, arranger, and conductor. His predominant output is of choral music in the Christian sacred music and gospel music genres.
Mark is blessed to live out his mission "to create beautiful music for the world".
Everyone is invited to enjoy this afternoon piano and choirs concert being held in the Sanctuary!
Invite friends and neighbors to join us!
Save the Date!
March 2 | 8-1pm 
Front of Church

If you have items to Donate, please 
contact  Shelley Carr
Inclement Weather Policy
In the event of inclement weather (ice, snow, etc.) please use your own judgment if it is safe to attend a worship service, event, or class. The Church voicemail will be updated with any closings or cancellations. You may also look on the website- www.norcrossfirst.org.
Preschool registration is now open for the 2019/2020 school year.

Please contact Beth Newton, Director, if you need further information or to schedule a tour.
Circle of Love

Tuesday, February 12 | 10am  rooms 210-212
All ladies are welcome to join the Circle as we package chocolate and decorate crosses for our Easter candy sale. We will go to lunch following our meeting.
Circle of Peace

The Circle invites all ladies of the Church to their meeting on February 12 at 10am at the home of Audrey Stewart.
Contact Murlene Dubay for information - 770-449-1478.

There is Power in Prayer! We want to pray for you and your concerns and needs, and invite you to pray as well! If you would like to receive a weekly prayer list, or be included in the prayer email chain, please email prayers@norcrossfirst.org 
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