First United Methodist Church
Saturday, July 21, 2018
of Yazoo City
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  Welcome to FUMC of Yazoo City!

 

Located at 203 N. Washington Street

Yazoo City, MS 39194
 

662-746-7648

 
WORSHIP TIMES:
(Volunteers for service times listed at the bottom of this page)
  
9:00 A.M.  Come AZ U R Contemporary Worship Service
9:50 A.M.  Sunday School  
11:00 A.M. Traditional Morning Worship 
 
 
5:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. Wednesday In The Hands of God Prayer Service in the Chapel
 
 
Pastor:
Bro. Lauren Porter
LPorter465@gmail.com
(662) 746-7648
 
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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS 
 
 

 
 
   
TERA SMITH will be doing our LAKE JUNALUSKA 2018 recap this Sunday for both worship services!

This past week at Lake Junaluska, NC, our youth group attended M28 Camp. What an awesome and powerful week we experienced! Eddie Willis and Narrowpath led in worship, and we were blessed with an unbelievable speaker named Zak Mirzadeh. Zak had an awesome testimony that he shared with us, and he connected to profoundly with the youth. He was very relevant to their generations's social society. Our youth came home with an understanding of putting on the Full Armor of God, and how important it is to be ready for life's battles/ In addition to our mountain top experience, we had a great time fellowshipping together as a youth group. We enjoyed trails in the mountains that led to waterfalls and rock jumping! We also spent a day rafting on the Pigeon River. We are all looking forward to next year. It can't get here soon enough!

 

 

CONFERENCE REPORT

The 2018 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church was held May 31-June 2, 2018 in Jackson. The theme was “Apprenticeship-A Double Portion." (II Kings 2:7-14). This is the story of Elijah and Elisha, just before Elijah was taken up in a whirlwind. Elisha asked Elijah for a double portion of his spirit. The question is, "Are you following someone who you would like to have a double portion of their spirit?" Or better yet, "Is someone following you, that would like to have a double portion of your spirit?" Are we being the examples of Jesus that He calls us to be to those around us?
Conference this year focused on "Intentional Discipleship." Our UM Mission is, "To Make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World." The Bishop challenged each church to be Intentional in their Discipleship, this coming year.  
Throughout the 3 days, there was a spirit of Unity and Peace, even though uncertainty of the future of The United Methodist Church hung in the wings. Bishop Swanson discussed the proceedings of the Commission on the Way Forward. He asked for all to be open minded, patient and wise about what we read and listen to, and to stay focused on our mission, vision and scope, as we move forward toward The Special Session of General Conference in February, 2019. We are reminded that our delegates for this Conference were elected at our Annual Conference in 2016. These delegates will make the decision on our position on human sexuality at this Special General Conference.If you would like more information, the Conference is providing listening sessions at Winona: Moore Memorial UMC on August 26 and Crystal Springs UMC on August 27.

God Bless You,
Irma Newell Hart  
Lay-member to Annual Conference 

FUMC

 

BLESSING BAGS ARE NEEDED!!
These bags are given to those who come to our church for help. 
If you would like to participate in this mission project, please fill a 1 gallon ziplock bag with the items listed below. *Note that these are sample sizes, not full sizes. An example is on the table outside the church office.
Toothbrush
Chapstick
Notepad
Tissue
Hand towel 
Comb
Conditioner
 Deodorant 
Hand wipes
$10 McDonald's gift card 
Toothpaste
Writing Pen 
Razor
Poncho
1 Pair of socks 
Shampoo 
Lotion 
Hand sanitizer
Small NT Bible
 
 
THIS WEEK AT FUMC OF YAZOO 
  

 
 
Sunday, July 22, 2018
  
9:00 a.m. Come AZ U R Contemporary Worship
9:50 a.m. Sunday School
11:00 a.m. Traditional Service
 
 
Methodist Market will be open Monday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon.  
 
 
In the Hands of God Prayer Meeting
Wednesday from 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. 
in the Chapel 
 
 
Youth Bible Study   
Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the basement 
 
 
Freshman Farewell Breakfast
Sunday, August 5 during Sunday school hour in the basement
 
Any college students who are home for the summer are invited to join us. 
 
 
The Yazoo City Ministerial Association is pleased to present "Back to School Yazoo" on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Parkview Church of God. Please mark your calendars for this event!

 
Volunteers serving Sunday, July 22, 2018
 
Greeters: Archie & Angie Edgar / Max & Rita Sanders
Sermon: "The Hidden Power of Prayer"
Scripture: Daniel 2:1-19
Security: Buford Atkinson / Michael George
Flowers: Clayton Nagle 
 
 
    *If you would would like to make an announcement through our church website, Facebook page, or through the church-wide email, please contact Crosby Hicks at
crosbyhicks17@gmail.com
OR place your announcement in the MEDIA BOX outside the church office. 
 
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CHURCH
“Seeking to glorify God
 through love and service”
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