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RECURRING EVENTS

Choirs Rehearse Weekly
September to June
*New members welcome

Choir rehearsals began their start-ups on Thursday, September 6th, under the direction of Coty Morris. Chancel Choir meets at 6:30 p.m. and Bell Choir meets at 7:30 p.m. Your all invited to join! All you need is the desire to share your joy for music and singing praise. Children's Choir rehearsals will begin on Sunday, September 9th, after worship. Coty will also be directing our Children's Choir.
If you have any questions, please email Coty at glfumc.praise@comcast.net

Chancel Choir
Thursdays - 6:30 p.m.

Bell Choir
Thursdays - 7:30 p.m.

Children's Choir
Sundays -
10:30 a.m.

Women's Study Group
Grace Not Perfection
Have you longed for a simpler, less hectic life? Perhaps a life that doesn't demand perfection at every turn? Author Emily Ley has designed a four-week study that helps us recognize that God's gift of grace outweighs our meager designs for an impossibly perfect life. The Wednesday Morning Women's Study Group will be covering this topic beginning on October 31st. Please join us in the Parlor, at 9:30 a.m. If you have any questions, please contact Mary Lou Hanna at 627-4360 or Sue VanKampen at 627-2360.

Time of Prayer
We have been created for intimate conversation with God.
Come for a time of quiet reflection and prayer with our heavenly Father.
Starting September 11
Tuesdays, 1:30 - 2:00
In the Church Chapel
"Be joyful always; pray continually."
-1 Thessalonians 16-17

Mystery Book Club
High Kicks, Hot Chocolate and Homicides
The Mystery Book Club's selection for November is High Kicks, Hot Chocolate and Homicides by Mary McHugh. The Happy Hoofers' are a dance troop made up of five friends. Though they have appeared in Europe and South America, accepting an invitation to appear with the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes in a Christmas program would be like icing on the cake of their careers. Rehearsals are halted when the Rockettes dance captain is killed while inspecting the hydraulics that raise and lower the hall's stage. Part-time dancers, full-time moms and business women, these gals can always find time to play detective when a mystery occurs. Please join us on November 19th at 7 p.m. in the parlor as we follow the clues in this thriller. If you have any questions please contact Sue VanKampen.


CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Monday, November 12
Chimes Deadline

6:00 p.m. Worship Team
6:00 p.m. Trustees
7:00 p.m. Finance

Tuesday, November 13
1:30 p.m. Prayer Time

Wednesday, November 14
9:30 a.m. Women's Stdy.
1:00 p.m. GLEAP

Thursday, November 15
Office Closed 
(in-service work day)
12:15 p.m. Guys Lunch Out
  1:30 p.m. Matthew Stdy.
  6:30 p.m. Chancel Chr.
  7:30 p.m. Bell Chr.

Saturday, November 17
6:00 p.m. GLUMDOG-Log Jam

Sunday, November 18
Mary Lou Hanna Preaching
  9:30 a.m. Worship
10:00 a.m. Sunday School
10:30 a.m. Children's Chr.

Monday, November 19
7:00 p.m. Adm. Council
7:00 p.m. Mystery Book

Tuesday, November 20
1:30 p.m. Prayer Time

          7:00 p.m.
Ecumenical Thanksgiving
     Worship Service
     Here at GLFUMC

Wednesday, November 21
9:30 a.m. Women's Stdy.
1:00 p.m. GLEAP

Thursday, November 22
Thanksgiving Day
Office Closed

Friday, November 23
Office Closed

Sunday, November 25
Guest Preacher
  9:30 a.m. Worship
10:00 a.m. Sunday School
10:30 a.m. Children's Chr.

Tuesday, November 27
1:30 p.m. Prayer Time

Wednesday, November 28
9:30 a.m. Women's Stdy.
1:00 p.m. GLEAP

Thursday, November 29
1:00 p.m. Sewing
1:30 p.m. Matthew Stdy.
6:30 p.m. Chancel Chr.
7:30 p.m. Bell Chr.

Saturday, December 1
        10:00 a.m.
Hanging of the Greens

Sunday, December 2

Children's Christmas Program
    9:30 a.m. Worship

Monday, December 3
7:00 p.m. Staff Parish

Tuesday, December 4
1:30 p.m. Prayer Time
7:00 p.m. UMW Tea

Wednesday, December 5
9:30 a.m. Women's Study
1:00 p.m. GLEAP

Thursday, December 6
1:00 p.m. Sewing
1:30 p.m. Matthew Study
6:30 p.m. Chancel Chr.
7:30 p.m. Bell Chr.

Friday, December 7
G.L. Santa Parade

Saturday, December 8
7:30 a.m. UMM Breakfast

Sunday, December 9
  9:30 a.m.  Cantata
10:30 a.m. Youth Bake Sale
Christmas Caroling

Monday, December 10
CHIMES Deadline
6:00 p.m. Worship Team
6:00 p.m. Trustees
7:00 p.m. Finance

Tuesday, December 11
1:30 p.m. Prayer Time

Wednesday, December 12
9:30 a.m. Women's Study
1:00 p.m. GLEAP

Thursday, December 13
1:00 p.m. Sewing
6:30 p.m. Chancel Chr.
7:30 p.m. Bell Chr.

Saturday, December 15
No GLUMDOG Dinner

Sunday, December 16
9:30 a.m. Worship

Monday, December 17
6:30 p.m. Worship Team
7:00 p.m. Administrative Co.
7:00 p.m. Mystery Book

Tuesday, December 18
1:30 p.m. Prayer Time

Wednesday, December 19
9:30 a.m. Women's Study
1:00 p.m. GLEAP

Thursday, December 20
Office Closed
(in-service work day)
12:15 p.m. Guys Lunch Out
  6:30 p.m. Chancel Chr.
  7:30 p.m. Bell Chr.

Sunday, December 23
9:30 a.m. Worship

Monday, December 24
   (office closed)
  Christmas Eve
    Worship Times
  w/Candle Lighting
       7:00 p.m.
      11:00 p.m. 
    
Tuesday, December 25
Christmas Day
(office closed)

Wednesday, December 26
9:30 a.m. Women's Study
1:00 p.m. GLEAP

Thursday, December 27
1:00 p.m. Sewing

Sunday, December 30
9:30 a.m. Worship

Monday, December 31
New Year's Eve
Office closes at noon

Monday, January 1, 2019
New Year's Day
Office Closed






Sing for Joy, Share Your Musical Gifts
The church music team is gearing up for another season of leading worship through music. We need additional members to join us in this pursuit for both the Chancel Choir and Bell Choir.

Chancel Choir rehearses from 6:30-7:30 p.m.,
The Bell Choir Rehearses from 7:30-8:30 p.m. both in the church sanctuary.

Joining one of the music groups is a wonderful way to utilize your spiritual gifts and participate in worship in addition to having another avenue of fellowship at the church. Please contact Choir Director, Coty Raven Morris at glfumc.praise@comcast.net with questions about either the Chancel Choir or Bell Choir.


*For more information and details regarding upcoming Church/Youth Activities please go to the top of the home page and click on the "Online Library" for links to the "Chimes" newsletter and monthly "Calendar" of events.
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