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We Invite You to Worship With Us

Ellijay First United Methodist Church

75 McCutchen Street,  P.O Box 472, Ellijay, Georgia 30540                Phone:  706-635-2555

SUNDAY SCHEDULE
8:45AM Traditional Worship
9:45 Fellowship Time (Coffee and Donuts)
10:00AM Sunday Bible Study Classes
11:00AM Traditional Worship
5:00 – 7:00 Youth Impact
Nursery available during all Sunday services, Sunday School, and other special services.


 SAVE THE DATE!

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 CHRISTMAS COVERED DISH BREAKFAST 9:45 A.M.  Bring your favorite breakfast of brunch dish and celebrate the Christmas Season with Friends and Family at Ellijay First United Methodist.  No Sunday School.

 

CHRISTMAS CANTATA AT THE 11:00 SERVICE – “Sing Joy to All the World, A Christmas Celebration” by Lloyd Larson.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 24TH

REGULAR SERVICES AT 8:45 AND 11:OO

 CANDLELIGHT COMMUNION SERVICE – 5:30 P.M.

Old Year – New Year Prayer Vigil  7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday, December 29th


RISE AGAINST HUNGER

HANDCRAFTED FUNDRAISER ITEMS AVAILABLE IN THE SUNDAY SCHOOL HALLWAY

Mark your calendar for the packing event on March 17th, 2018.


TEACHER’S NEEDED

See Marianne if you are willing to teach Children’s Church.  All supplies and lessons provided!  Also needed are Nursery Volunteers for the 11:00 service.

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 Children First Preschool Fundraiser – Honey Baked Gift Cards

20% of the purchase price will benefit our preschool. Redeem at any location nationwide, online catalog, or use as gifts. Purchase in any denomination, redeem for any purchase, never expires. Order online or through the church office.  https://honeybakedfundraising.com/children_first_preschool (and go to “my fundraiser”)

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Bible Study Opportunity:  “Abiding in Christ” by Maxie Dunnam

This new Bible Study will continue on Wednesdays and will meet at 4:00.



Saturdays 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. 

A Bible Study for men  will take place on Saturdays at 8:00 a.m. in the Cornerstone Classroom.  This study will feature Henry Blackaby’s “Experiencing God” workbook.  All men are invited and encouraged to participate.  The cost of the workbook is $16.00. To order a book call the church office at 706-635-2555.  If you have any questions, please email Allan Tarr at allantarr@gmail.com.

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                   Stained Glass Project

The Trustees have been informed by William Hauser that because we are dealing with art, a reasonable time to expect completion would be early next year.



  

 Wednesday Night Dinner

Come and join us each Wednesday at 5:30 for dinner.

Adults $6       Families $18     Children under 12 FREE

 To sign up, Click Here

Please contact the church office at 706-635-2555 to schedule a date for your group to sponsor a meal.

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STEPHEN MINISTRY

Our Stephen Leaders will recruit, select, and train members of our congregation to be Stephan Ministers, This training involves general topics like listening skills, feelings, assertiveness and boundaries, and specialized topics like how to use prayer and other Christian resources on how to minister to someone experiencing grief, divorce, a terminal illness, and more.

New Stephen Ministry Training to begin Monday, September 18th, 2017 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

For more information on becoming a Stephen Minister please contact Gwen Scarth,  at gwenyth.allen@gmail.com or at 706-258-8757 or John VanNamen at vannamenjohn@ gmail.com or at 219-670-3057.

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ELLIJAY FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IS ON “YouTube”

To access:  key     https/www.youtube.com    In the search bar type: Ellijay First UMC

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FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE

Now that the church mortgage has been paid off, a new designated fund has been set up called “Building Fund” for the future expansion of our facilities.  There is also a fund for paying on the “Parsonage Debt”.  Just indicate “Building Fund” or “Parsonage Debt” on the memo line of your check if you would like to contribute to either of these funds.  Online givers can specify the same designations.

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Get in Shape with Zumba and Yoga Classes

Zumba classes are offered on Monday and Thursday at 4:30PM.  Come by and work up a sweat while enjoying time with others and rocking to the beat.

Yoga Classes are held on Saturday at 9:30 AM. All classes are in the Fellowship Hall.

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Check out our website often for updated information about events happening at Ellijay First United Methodist Church.

If your work area would like to post  or update information on our website please email information to shores.s@hotmail.com or turn in information to the church office.