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An update from First UMC
Independence, IA

January 20th, 2021
 

A midweek update from FUMC
Independence, IA
Here are the events going on this week! 
 

  • Sunday, January 24th
    • 9:00 a.m. Worship via Facebook Live
    • 11:00 a.m. Radio Broadcast
  • Wednesday, January 27th
    • 5:00 p.m. Confirmation
 
From the Kitchen Table Remember you can always watch the video later if you aren't able to catch it live.  No need to have Facebook to watch them, links are added to this page.
 

Church News and Notes:


Worship Update
In-person worship resumes February 14th with restrictions.

  • The service will be limited to 40.
  • You must wear a mask.
  • You will have to call ahead to preregister (the week before, no earlier)
  • You will be ushered in and out.
More info will be coming out!
 

Video to the January 17th Sunday service 
Here is a link to the worship service if you haven't had a chance to watch it yet. 

Bulletin for January 24th: Here is a link to the bulletin for this coming Sunday.

Notary If you need something notarized, stop by the office.

Prayer Shawls  If you know of someone who could use a prayer shawl, please contact the office or stop by.  I have a few on hand.  (These can be for someone who has been ill, lost a loved one, or just going through a difficult time.)

 
College Students/Military
We are collecting donations for gift cards to go to College students and those starting their military service.  Make sure you write "gift card donation" to make sure it goes to the correct place.


Mission Committee Fundraiser
Items are in from the Mission Committee's fundraiser.  We have a few extra items.  Stop by the office if you would like to purchase something.  


We have one bag of:
-honey roasted peanuts                     $8
-milk chocolate peanuts                     $10
-mixed yogurt raisins                          $12
-milk chocolate raisins                       $9
-smoke flavored fancy pecans          $12
-milk chocolate pecans                      $12
-milk chocolate almonds                    $12
-fruit and nut mix                                $10
-sweet and salty trail mix                  $10
-Candy pebbles                                  $11
-colossal pistachios                            $12

We have two bags of:
-roasted whole almonds                    $11
-spicy party mix                                 $9
-honey roasted giant cashews          $12
-praline pecan halves                        $12
-deluxe mix- no peanuts                    $12
-black walnut pieces                          $12




Community Info

Champs Cupboard
They are looking for the following:
  •  · size 7/8 ONLY size snow pants
  • · boots size 2,3, or larger
 Drop off the items at the north door during office hours. 

Independence Public Library
The library is open! There are restrictions, such as you must wear a mask, your time is limited, and the number of people allowed in the building at one time is limited.  For more info, go to the
library's website, Facebook page or call them.



 
Thank you to everyone who has been mailing in their pledge!

 

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