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Church Happenings

May 2017

Sermon series:
Encounter Christ Series
May 7 – communion – “I Don’t Believe It” – John 20:24-31
May 14 – Mothers’s Day – Pat Gunning will speak
May 21 – “This is For Real” – John 21:1-14
May 28 – Memorial Day – “Never Forget” – Deuteronomy 8:1-2; John 14:1-6
  • Thursday, May 4 – Camden National Day of Prayer event
    • 12:00 noon
    • Gather together with urban and suburban pastors and others.
    • Meet on the “Heal Camden Lot” at 1700 S.Broadway, next to the Fellowship House.
    • Lift up our nation, or state, our county, and our city in prayer.
  • Thursday, May 4 – Fellowship House dinner and celebration
    • 6:00 pm starting time.
    • At the Pennsauken Country Club.
    • An evening of celebration and gratitude as we honor our Fellowship House heroes.
    • For more information see Bill Bittle, Doug Wagner, or Fellowship House.
  • Saturday, May 13 – Family Game Night
    • 6:00 to 9:00 pm – In our Stokes Ave. Dining Room.
    • Held the 2nd Saturday of every month.
    • Feel free to bring your favorite game or come and learn a new one!
    • Also, bring your favorite snack to share.
    • Any questions, please see Emily Davis or Susan Gibbins-Davis.
  • Sunday, May 14 – Discover First United Methodist Church (FUMC)
    • 9:40 am – for 45 minutes in Room 206 (right next to the church office).
    • You may be a first time visitor/guest, a regular visitor/guest, or just have questions about what FUMC of Collingswood is all about. Maybe you’ve been away from church for a while, or never been involved in church, or are curious about this particular church. You may have questions about what we believe about God, salvation, the Bible, and the Christian life. This one time discovery session is planned for you.
    • There are planned programs for children and youth during this session or if you are more comfortable, they may remain with you.
    • We would love to have a conversation with you. Several church leaders will meet with you during this 45 minutes.
  • Saturday, May 20 – Men’s Breakfast
    • 8:00 am – In our Stokes Ave. Dining Room.
    • message by Leon Fraley
    • Contact our church office and let us know you’ll be there!
  • Friday, May 26 – Open Mic Night at the Grace Cafe
    • We welcome all performers to share their love of music, poetry, comedy, etc. All genres are welcomed! There is a PA system, stage lighting, amps, keyboards, drum kit and a large stage area to enhance your performance. more info…
    • Entrance on Dayton Ave, midway between Park & Stokes Aves.
    • 6:30 pm – sign-up
    • 7:00 to 10:00 pm – entertainment
    • Coffee & assorted food items will be served. If you like to bring a tasty treat to share, that would be great! Bring your entire family!
    • For more info, contact John Vernon at 856-745-1032

June 2017

  • Saturday, June 3 – Collingswood Town Wide Yard Sale
    • For the third year in a row, our church will be participating.
    • All proceeds benefit special mission projects which are not part of our Missions budget.
    • Help will be needed sorting, pricing, baking, etc.
    • Most of all we need items to sell! (No clothing, shoes or large electronics, please.)
  • Monday through Friday, June 19th through June 23rd – Vacation Bible School
    • 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
    • For children ages 3 & potty-trained through entering 6th grade.
    • Save the date! More information will be posted soon!

Did you know? There are many opportunities to grow here at our church… Bible studies, Life Groups, plus many exciting activities for children and youth.