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United Methodist Church at Newfoundland
Rob Reyes and Friends to Lead Music this Sunday – Join in the fun as we “lift a joyful noise unto the Lord.” Rob Reyes and his band with special guests will lead us in hymns and anthems this Sunday that will make your feet tap and your hands clap as well as stir your soul. Our thanks to Rob and friends!
United Methodist Men’s Breakfast – Because of the impending snow storm, United Methodist Men will NOT meet tomorrow, Sunday, February 15. We will let you know when they will meet next.
Ash Wednesday – February 18 – Please join us for an Ash Wednesday service in the Sanctuary beginning at 7:30 p.m. on February 18. This service will start our Lenten forty days of spiritual preparation for Easter. The service is designed to be reflective as we center ourselves in faith journeying with Jesus toward Calvary and resurrection on Easter morning.
Skylands District Day of Learning – for laity and clergy to be held on Saturday, February 21, 2015, 9:00am – 1:15pm at the Butler United Methodist Church, 5 Bartholdi Avenue. Register by February 14th Ctrl+Click this link for more information and to register – Skylands District Day of Learning Brochure .Or pick up a flyer in the church foyer and register by mail.
Scholarship Opportunities from the Church – Here at the UMC at Newfoundland, we have a wonderful scholarship for a graduating senior who’s an active member of our church and plans to be a full-time student next year. And there are a number of United Methodist scholarships and loans available through the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference and the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. These funds are for both traditional 18 to 21 year-old students and those who are beginning their higher education later in life or working on a second degree. Rich can give you more information, and the websites also have all the information you’ll need, as well as application requirements and forms. Check them out – the conference website is www.gnjumc.org and the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry website is www.gbhem.org. Due dates for many applications are in March, for the Newfoundland scholarship in May.
Contribution Envelopes – New contribution envelopes are in the Narthex for you to take. If you don’t have envelopes and would like to use them, please contact Missy Rhinesmith at 973-271-2484 or Missyr1109@gmail.com. Electronic Fund Transfer is also available and if you would like information on that please contact Missy.