Bless God’s glorious name forever;
    let his glory fill all the earth!
    Amen and Amen!
Psalm 72:19
SUNDAY SCHEDULE
We have resumed our pre-pandemic Sunday schedule:
8:30am: Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary
9:45am: Sunday School in regular classrooms
11:00am: The Journey Contemporary Worship in the Gym
11:00am: Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary

MASK UPDATE
Masks are no longer required inside the church building for fully vaccinated individuals; however, per CDC recommendations if you are not fully vaccinated, please continue to wear a mask inside the church building until you are two weeks past your second dose of the vaccine.

As a reminder, many of our youth and children are still not vaccinated, so please be sensitive if you happen to be in close contact with them. Let's keep everyone safe!
VOLUNTEER ON SUNDAY MORNINGS
If you would like to help welcome worshippers this Sunday, June 13, please sign up here.
BUILD A BRIDGE SERMON SERIES
AT THE JOURNEY WORSHIP SERVICE
ACTS 16:6-15
Join Pastor Kristen this Sunday, June 13 at the 11am Journey Worship Service for her final Build A Bridge Sermon.
LIVE-STREAM WORSHIP SUNDAYS AT 11AM
Traditional Worship Services: FCUMC Facebook page 
The Journey Worship Services: The Journey Facebook page 

Both services are added to our YouTube channel after their completion if you miss the live-stream events. We hope you will join us!

Our Sunday bulletin for June 13 will be posted on our website, on social media and in Realm on Sunday morning.
FOUNTAIN KIDS BIBLE EXPERIENCE
JUNE 13 AT 9:45AM AND 11AM
Bible Story: Cities in Dust (Israel Captures Jericho) Joshua 5:13-6:20
Bottom Line: God's plan is the best plan.
Memory Verse: I remain confident of this. I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Psalm 27:13
Life App: Confidence-learning to see yourself the way God sees you.

Fountain Kids 4th, 5th, Rising 6th Summer Family Devotional  
Press Play by Carlos Whittaker
We are partnering with parents to disciple kiddos because we all want the children in our lives to have the confidence they need to thrive. In Press Play, an 8-week devotional for kids, Whittaker will take your child on a journey of discovering who God says they are so they can root their confidence in God’s steady truth. Click here for more details and if you have any questions, please contact Miss Donna.

Remember to check Fountain Kids Facebook (set notifications) to know and grow with us each week.  
VBS is next week! Don't miss out! This will be an outdoor evening camp from 6-8:30 pm, June 14-17 for two-year-olds to 5th grade children.

Thursday, June 10  6:30-7:30 pm
TREASURED VBS VOLUNTEERS MEETING
on partnering, Safe Sanctuary review, t-shirts, game plan! This meeting is a priority!
 
TREASURED VBS PARENT EARLY CHECK IN & GOODY BAG PICK UP
  • Wednesday, June 9 from 3:30-5:00 pm
  • Thursday, June 10 from 1:00-3:30 pm
Parents can pre-check in VBS students and receive their drop off and pick up color card, VBS music, weekly capsule information, Family Night details and a few other goodies.  
 
VBS FAMILY NIGHT • JUNE 17 at 7:30 PM
Yep, we mean everyone! Join us on Thursday night of VBS for outdoor worship and fellowship. Treasured VBS will begin at 6 pm but families, friends, adult SS classes, (yes, the whole church) is invited to celebrate with us from 7:30-8:30pm on our final night. Let's come together and celebrate Jesus!
TREASURED VBS MISSION FOCUS
Fountain City Ministry Center
Each Treasured Team will be collecting change each night for their team mission can. Start cleaning out those purses, check the console in the car, etc. (wherever you toss coins) because change can bring about CHANGE! On Family night, we will have our Mission Weigh In. Step on the scales and then drop in a penny per pound or avoid the scales and make a generous donation to Fountain City Ministry Center.
PRAYER REQUEST FOR VBS
We ask our FCUMC family to come together in prayer for our children, youth, families, VBS crew leaders, and rotation Bible teachers as we seek to minister the children of our church, create outreach to our community and teach children about the life and love of Jesus Christ.
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NOTABLE NEEDS
PLACES TO SERVE

WESLEY HOUSE WALKATHON • JULY 31
Corporate/ Business Sponsors Needed!
In lieu of their annual Friends and Donors Breakfast, Wesley House is having a Walk-A-Thon as their primary fundraiser this year. How can FCUMC church members help? Be a corporate/ business donor for a one-time donation of $750, sign up as a participant and raise at least $60 dollars, or sponsor a walker. The event is Saturday, July 31 at Lakeshore Park but you can walk anytime and anywhere as long as you finish by July 31. This is a great opportunity to support a ministry of the United Methodist Church, plan a Sunday school social and walk as a group, or just get outside and exercise. 

Registration for participants and donors has begun on the Wesley House website. If you would like the name of your business to appear on the t-shirt, register as a sponsor by June 15. If you have questions or need more information, email or call Jennifer Smiddy from the FCUMC mission committee (865-583-9239). Thank you for supporting Wesley House!

VOLUNTEER WITH FOUNTAIN KIDS
If you are Safe Sanctuary trained and would like to volunteer with our children's ministry, please contact Miss Jenny or Miss Donna.
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NEWS AND NOTES
THE MORE YOU KNOW
STUDENT MINISTRIES SUMMER SCHEDULE
We are excited for our summer events for the FCUMC Youth Group! Please use this link or the QR code to the right to view the middle school and high school groups' schedules. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please contact Daniel Doubleday.
MEET HELEN ROBERTS-EVANS IN JUNE!
Helen Roberts-Evans is the Associate Director for Supervision for the Department of General Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church in Liberia working to support and monitor UMC Schools. Join Helen on Zoom for conversation on Thursdays in June at 1p.m. EST each week. Check out the details!
FOOD BUCKETS FOR ZIMBABWE
A special thanks to our church family for answering the call for Hands On Mission Kits. We collected 21 food buckets for Zimbabwe! Thank you for once again supporting the missions of FCUMC.
EVENT AND MEETING REQUESTS
We are now able to receive requests for meetings and events. Please note that due to our current limited facilities staff, each group will be responsible for cleaning up after each event.
GRIEFSHARE
Grieving the death of a loved one? Consider joining our Summer GriefShare group by registering here.
CHURCH OFFICE HOURS FOR JUNE
Monday-Thursday: 8:30am-5:00pm
(closed for lunch from 12:00-1:00pm)
Friday: 8:30am-12:00pm

JUNE 2021 NEWSLETTER
Check out our June 2021 edition of The Spirit Newsletter.
NEXT UP AT FCUMC
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
  • June 14-17: Vacation Bible School
  • June 26-July 2: Puerto Rico Mission Trip
PASTOR ON CALL

Kristen Burkhart
(865) 357-6354

(Please call. Do Not Text.)


WORSHIP WITH US

We invite you to join us for in-person worship. Traditional Worship at 8:30am and 11am in the Sanctuary. The Journey Contemporary Sunday worship at 11am in the Gym. Our 11am services will also be live-streamed on Sundays on our Facebook pages. If you miss the live-streams, they will be available on our YouTube channel after their conclusion.