Church Events, dinners, community outreach, food/clothing drives, etc…

Halloween Outreach

FUMC will have the annual Halloween Outreach October 31 in the church parking lot. Individually wrapped candy donations are needed for the event. All donations may be left at the church office by October 29, 2019. For more info contact the Church Office 304.258.2766 or e-mail firstumc3@frontier.com .

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Tea Party

Please join us for a Tea Party to celebrate BSHS chorus, soccer, volleyball, and golf girls, and YOU, on Sunday, September 29, noon til 1:30 PM in FUMC Social Hall.  RSVP to the church office 304.258.2766. 

Van Driver is needed as some kids need a ride in order to come.

Tea sandwiches still needed – bring them in Sunday, September 29, (egg, cheese, and/or chicken salad or your recipe—mini fruit kabobs would be a nice addition as well for the tea tables.

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Car Show and Swap Meet

Car Show and Swap Meet Coming Soon at the Blue! We are excited to offer again this fall, September 14, 10:00 – 4:00 PM at the Blue, a Car Show that will feature many of the classic cars in our area. The show will also feature Free Food, a Cake Walk, Kids’ Activities, Fun Tunes, and a Swap Meet, including the opportunity for Vendors and Crafters to show and sell their wares. Would you like to volunteer to help with any of these features of this festive day? Please consider your ability to help with set up, food prep, at a registration table, or with kids’ activities. Perhaps you’d like to bake a cake! For more info contact the Church Office 304.258.2766.

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Church Picnic

To celebrate the conclusion of the 2019 Summer Worship Schedule on August 18 @ 10:00 AM there will be service at The Blue with the Church Picnic to follow. Bring a covered dish to share and enjoy worship and fellowship. Everyone is invited!

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Tent Ministry Outreach

Tent Ministry Outreach will begin in June. Anyone who would like to help grill, setup, and participate in this ministry in any way may contact Mark Cowles at 202.480.1011 or e-mail him wswfootball@gmail.com. Food Handlers class will be held June 13, 9 – 11 AM at the Old Hospital in the ER section. At least one person with the food handlers card needs to be present when food is being served including the Tent Ministry events.

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VBS 2019

The VBS schedule for 2019 is as follows:
July 11 @ Berkeley Springs Town Park, 5:30 – 8:00 PM
July 18 @ The Blue, 5:30 – 8:00 PM
July 25 @ Cacapon State Park, 5:30 – 8:00 PM
August 1 @ Berkeley Springs Town Park, 5:30 – 8:00 PM
We are still needing VBS helpers. If you can help at some or all of the sessions please contact the Church Office 304.258.2766.

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VBS 2019

VBS is back!!! VBS for FUMC is currently being planned and we are in need of volunteers. VBS dates are Thursdays July 11; July 18; July 25 and August 1, each night beginning at 5:30 PM til 8:00 PM. Each night will be at a different location around town with varying activities each night. We need volunteer helpers for activities, games, worship message, food prep, registration and people to help guide attendees to the stations during VBS. There will also be a need for helpers to setup and clean up after VBS. If you can help, please contact Kim Rightnour at firstumc3@frontier.com or the Church Office 304.258.2766.

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BWC 2019 Leadership Days

Western Region Leadership Day 2019 will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 3:45 PM at Otterbein UMC, Hagerstown. The cost is $40 which includes a light continental breakfast, lunch, and handouts. A FREE copy of Transforming Community Book will be given to the first 200 who register. Limited quantity — don’t delay. On-line Registration —$40 per person — go to event and log into Arena using User ID and password to register on-line and pay with a credit card. NO WALKINS!!

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Lenten Bible Study

Pastor Doug invites you to his upcoming Lenten Study, on Wednesdays during Lent, at 6:30 pm, at Green St., beginning March 13 and ending April 17. Adam Hamilton’s book, “Simon Peter: Flawed but Faithful Disciple” will be used. There will be a bonus night of study, after Easter, on Wednesday, April 24, to explore Peter’s discipleship, after Jesus’ glorious resurrection! During the entire study we will look for insight into the quality, uniqueness, and growth of our discipleship. We will ponder our discipleship as we ponder Peter’s. May our walk with Jesus be renewed and inspired as we study how Peter’s discipleship lifted him! Please join us! Study books are available in the office. A $5 donation is requested, but not required.

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