January 1, 2023

    01.03.23 | Weekly Announcements | by Pilar Graden

    NOAH Hot Lunch Start out the new year in 2023 with a missional heart! Sign up to help serve the hot lunch at the Detroit Central United Methodist Church via the NOAH Project tomorrow - January 2. We will meet at FUMC Saline at 8:30 am and carpool to Detroit and we'll return around 2:30 pm. You can still sign up today to help serve - sign up is at the Opportunity Wall. See Pastor Amy with questions.

    Help Un-decorate the Church We really do need YOUR help to take down and properly store our beautiful Christmas decorations. Plan to meet on Sunday, January 8, 12:30-3:30. Contact the church office with questions, 734-429-4730.

    We are Hiring: Join our wonderful team at FUMC Saline!

    Nursery Childcare Lead: Sundays 8:45 am-12:15 pm. $15/hour. Must be 18+. Contact

    Care Ministries: part-time position, contact Pastor Amy Triebwasser,

    Worship Tech Ministries: sound, lights, live stream cameras, contact Sarah Hafer,

    Important Contribution Information To ensure the deductibility of your church contributions, do not file your 2022 income tax return until you have received written acknowledgement of your contributions from the church. Statements will be mailed on or before January 31, 2023. All 2022 contributions must be received by First UMC Saline or postmarked no later than December 31.

    NAMI Faith Group Our next meeting is Tuesday, January 10, 7:00-8:30 pm, via Zoom only. Spiritual support and discussion for adults living with a mental health condition or for anyone wanting to support someone who does. No advance signup needed. Friends welcome. Questions – call 734-429-4730. namiwc.org. 

    After School Adventures! The next round of After School Adventures will be Wednesdays, January 11-February 15 for grades 1-5, 4:00-5:30 pm. Transportation will be provided from Woodland Meadows and Heritage Elementary. Our project for the Winter session is to make Youtube videos that will be used for our Lent programs. Students will do everything: write, act, direct, film, and edit! Registration & more info on our website.

    Pub Theology Discuss theology, questions and real-life challenges with faith. Wednesday evenings, 7:00 pm, Dan's Downtown. We will resume meeting on Wednesday, January 11. Pastor Amy & Eric Triebwasser, facilitators.

    Pastor Amy's "Out of Office Hours" Coffee and casual discussion with Pastor Amy at Brewed Awakenings Cafe on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month from 10:00-11:30 am. Resumes in 2023 on January 11.

    Prayer List

    Prayer Concerns - Annella Aurand, Dave VerWoert, Linda Addy, Angela, Matt Folta, Greg Folta's father, Jack & Val Porter's grandson and all serving in our armed forces, safe travel.

    Sympathies - Tom Zimmerman and family on the passing of his father, Blaine

    Praises - Eun Young Lee's father, Kang-hee Lee had successful surgery. College students home for the holidays.

    Continue to pray for - Rachel Woods, Emery Harmer, Muffy Largin, Robert Barnes. Military: Erik Maddock, Ben Herrick, Daniel Riley.

    Homebound/Special Living - Annella Aurand, Naomi Woods, Betty Sellers, Nancy Jedele, Vera Bennett, Virginia Sherman, Pat Peterson, Doug Beard, Wilma Heggaton, Elizabeth Katz, Zella Polliey.

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