Welcome to Mt. Carmel UMC. Thank you to Dr. Marcia McFee to our worship services Sunday February 5th. She is an author, speaker, and consultant in worship design. Dr. McFee will be observing our worship services today and meeting with us afterwards at lunch until 3:00 pm and giving us some valuable feedback. Everyone is welcome in on this conversation. Brenda will be supplying a lunch for those who would like to be in conversation with Dr. McFee after the worship service.

MISSION MOMENT:Sunday February 5th we celebrated Holy Communion. One way you can be the Body of Christ for the world is to bring a special offering up to the altar in support of our Kenya water Project. Our goal is to raise $10,000 to drill a well in Meru, Kenya. Please make your check out to Mt. Carmel UMC (Kenya Water Project).

TNT—Tuesday Night Togetherness Small Group begins this week on Tuesday at 6:30 pm—7:30 pm. We will be meeting for a time of prayer and devotion in the sanctuary. We are praying for new ways to meet God this year and also invite others to know Him deeper.

A VALENTINE’S DINNER this Wednesday night will be hosted by the Worship Team. This will be a sit down meal. Salem College Supertonix Acapella group will be performing at this event. All proceeds will go into helping us develop and grow our worship and arts ministry in both services! Please take a moment to send in your reservation today, located on the back of this bulletin.

On February 7, Greg Glass, who plays trumpet here at Mt. Carmel, will be performing with the Salem Band at a concert at Hanes Auditorium at Salem College at 7:30 pm.

Boy Scout Sunday will be held on Sunday, February 12. They will be leading the 11:00 am worship service. We will be having a fellowship lunch after worship to get to know our scouting families. Please plan to say and bring a covered dish to welcome our guests.

Lord, Teach Us to Pray will be lead by a team renewal Event designed to strengthen your personal prayer life at Canaan UMC (Pastor Doug Miller’s Church) on Friday, February 17 at 7-9 pm and Saturday, February 18 from 9:00 am -8:00 pm. Call Rev. Doug Miller at Canaan UMC 336-769-2782 to register. Further details in the newsletter.

Children’s Ministry Workshop will be held on Saturday, February 18 from 9:00-12:00 PM in the new Discipleship Classroom.

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper will be held on Tuesday, February 28 at 5:30 pm in the Family Life Center. All you can eat pancakes and sausage. See details in the newsletter.

Ash Wednesday Service will be held in the Sanctuary on Wednesday, March 1 from 7:00-7:30 pm.

Spring Emmaus Walk Dates: Men’s Walk (March 16-19, 2017)

Women’s Walk (March 23-26, 2017)

Thursday (7 pm) – Sunday (7 pm)

Location: Camp Maranatha, High Point, NC

Cost: $150 ($50 is due 2 weeks before the event but send it in early if want to go. Spaces on the Women’s Walk typically fill up a month before the event. All fees are fully refundable. Please see Pastor Mary Miller for an application.

UM Men’s National Gathering is now open for registration. It will be held July 7—8 at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Indianapolis, IN. You may register by emailing Martha Davis at: mdavis@gcumm.org or go online to: http://www.gcumm.org/12th-national-gathering.

Our Girl Scout Troop will be selling cookies this week. Please come out and support them. They will be at the following locations:

  • 2/4 Let’s Pet (11-3) near Harris Teeter near Dairo’s Harris Teeter (3-6) on Cloverdale
  • 2/5 Let’s Pet (12-4) near Dario’s Lowe’s Food (1:30-6:00) Oliver’s Crossing)
  • 2/11 Hallmark (10-2) Thruway Plaza
  • 2-12 Hall mark (12-4) Thruway Plaza


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