May 14 - 20, 2017

"Even if that person wrongs you seven times a day and each time turns
again and asks 
forgiveness, you must forgive." -- Luke 17.4



Church Office Hours / Meetings 
Office Hours This Week:
The office is open from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday,  2 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, and 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. We are closed Wednesday.

Meetings/Events This Week:
  • There are no meetings tonight at church. 
  • 5/16: Basketball is Tuesday night, 7 p.m., at The Factory
  • 5/17: Wednesday: Verse 33 Youth meet at 6:30 p.m.
  • 5/20: Indiana Gospel Music concert, 7 p.m., at The Factory
Upcoming Birthdays and Anniversaries: 
May 14: Susie and Tim Rogers
May 15: Michael Knotts
May 15: Sharon and Pastor Dave Kyle
May 17: Pastor Dave Kyle
May 17: Lynn Thornburg
May 17: Kim and Phillip Smith
May 18: Michale and Kenton Clark
May 19: Dave Shetterly
Ushers and Greeters for May: 
1st Service Greeters: 
Kathleen Mock and Bobbie Welker
 

1st Service Ushers: 
Karen and Rick Autrey

1st Service Liturgist/Prayer:
Susan Shuter
 
NOW Service Greeter: 
Jerry Hoss
Need an address?  We are updating our directory. Please send changes to the church email address at:  franktonfirstumc@gmail.com  or call 765-754-7996.
Calendar of Church Activities         
The May calendar of church activities and celebrations is available. If you have any changes, meetings, events, or a birthday / anniversary to add, email it to the church office or call us: franktonfirstumc@gmail.com or 765-754-7996. Click here for our extended calendar. Thank you!

May
  • 14: Mother's Day: special offering for Beauty for Ashes, Alexandria
  • 21: Nick Smith preaches at both services / Graduate Recognition at both services

June

  • 4: Junior High (6th-8th) Youth Begins at 4:30 p.m. at The Factory 
  • 17: Tenderloin Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. at The Factory
  • 25: Confirmation Sunday at Both Services for Youth 6th through 9th grades

Junior High Youth Starts June 4
Frankton First United Methodist Church starts a new youth group on June 4. 

The Junior High Youth is geared toward 6th through 8th grade young people. The group will meet Sundays at 4:30 p.m. at The Factory.  Be sure to let your friends, children/grandchildren know. 

If you have any questions about the new group, contact Nick Smith at Nsmith2@anderson.edu .

Online Giving Available through SecureGive
Frankton First United Methodist Church uses  SecureGive as our online credit / debit card service provider. This service allows you to create an account for tithing and other special giving you want to make to the church.

To set-up a secure account,  please click on the SecureGive logo and in 2 minutes or less you can start giving conveniently today.  
 
Visa, MasterCard, and Discover debit or credit cards may be used to give online. Once you establish your account you may also choose to save your credit/debit card information for future use, set-up recurring giving, or make a one-time donation. You may give to the following funds via credit or debit card: General Fund, Building Fund, or "other" specific ministries (describe the ministry in the message box). 

If you have any questions about SecureGive, contact us at the church office, 765-754-7996.
Eagle Packs Needs Your Donations; Order Noodles for EP
Eagle Pack food d onations are needed for: 
  • 7.25 oz. boxes of mac and cheese, 
  • 16 or 18 oz. jars of peanut butter, and 
  • 10.75 oz. cans of chicken noodle soup. 
Check Donations:  Since the group is now a 501(c)3, donations may be made out to Eagle Packs Ministries.


 
Noodles for Eagle Packs. Paul Everest is taking orders for homemade noodles. Proceeds will be donated to the Eagle Packs program. Two bags sell for $5. Contact Paul at everestpm@hotmail.com, or the church office to place advanced orders. Delivery will be to the church.


Frankton Food Pantry Needs
Take note of current needs for the Frankton Food Pantry because they have changed:  The food pantry is stocked up on all canned goods. They do need paper towels, toilet paper, Kleenex and all types of hygiene products. Donation bins are located at the church and Factory. 

The food pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Tuesdays. It is located at the Frankton Christian Church's Family Life Center.  Thanks for your  extravagant generosity !

Save the Date...Aug. 31, Youth Serving Christ Golf Scramble
Join individuals who want to bring Jesus Christ into the lives of our youth. Youth Serving Christ will hold a Florida Scramble tournament on Thursday, Aug. 31. The event will take place at the Killbuck Gold Course, 3181 N. 200 E., Anderson.

Put a team of four together and join in this worthy cause. Individual cost is $65; team cost is $260. There will be cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams. Registration and lunch starts at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. 

If you have questions or would like to be a corporate, hole on green sponsor, contact Garri George at 765-617-0187 or the office at 765-608-3059.

Prayers for Our Church Family
We lift up the following people in prayer: 
Julie Abbott, Rex Abbott, Kay Austin, Carroll Benson, Amanda Betz, Janie Buttry, Jerry Buttry, George 
Eltzroth, Dakota Frye, Bob Greenman, Ivy Harrison, Lilly Hoss, Mike Kinnamon, Gary Kreigh, Greg Miller, Monica Miller, Shirley Millspaugh, Betty Mock, Danny Nance, Harrison Nichols, Gloria Norbury, Jeff  Norbury, Steve Norrod, Alan Paschal, George Paschal,  Donna Pierce, Aaron Ray, Matthew Sailor, Nancy Saulmon, Derek Shetterly, Marilyn Shuter, George and Mary Margaret Sprague, Delores Swaim, Tiffany Thompson and Brady Waymire,  and unspoken prayers.  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 .