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Call: 954-463-3758 or 
Email: info@fumcftl.com

Fort Lauderdale Church Calendar

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Join us for a study on Luther’s Guiding Scriptures with Pastor Jill on Wednesday nights August 16th through September 20th. Dinner at 6:30 pm ($10.00); class from 7:30 to 8:30 pm. Please let Pastor Jill know as soon as possible with your intention to participate and if it includes dinner.  jauman@fumcftl.com

The First United Methodist Church of Fort Lauderdale GriefShare Group begins September 17, 2017 (please see the map on our home page). The group meets each week for fourteen weeks at 1:00-3:00 P.M. in Room #315. There is free parking in the church lot. Please contact Thomas Brown at 414-248-5966 with any questions.  
How GriefShare Works
It may be hard for you to feel optimistic about the future right now. If you’ve lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, you’ve probably found there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel.
This can be a confusing time when you feel isolated and have many questions about things you’ve never faced before.
GriefShare groups meet weekly to help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life. 
The sessions do not need to be attended in order. Each session is self-contained and you can begin at any place in the sequence.   (from the Griefshare website at https://www.griefshare.org/about)
​“Going to GriefShare feels like having warm arms wrapped around you when you’re shivering.” 

SENIOR ADULT ENRICHMENT DAYenior Adult Enrichment Day 
Our meeting this month will be on Tuesday, August 22nd. For more information and your decision to attend, please call 
  Vicki Neiman at 954-294-9599.

Friday, August 25, 2017 Doors Open at 6:30 p.m. - Fellowship Hall Dinner at 7:00 p.m.
Please join us for an exciting presentation and dinner to discover more about our world missions’ outreach. Come and see what your church is doing in Guyana and Cuba and God’s plan for the future. Dinner tickets available in the Lobby on Sunday morning. Cost $10.00 per person.  

Our Youth have assumed a project to assemble care packages to help benefit the homeless.  Each package
costs $7 to assemble.  Donations in any dollar amount are gratefully accepted.  Or you may purchase items
on their list  (click the link to the pdf list shown here).  For Easter, they assembled 100 packages ready for
distribution.  They invite you to take one or more packages with you to give to homeless you may see at
various locations throughout the city.

Space is currently available for our preschool and after-school programs. Children from 6 weeks to 4 years of age are welcome in the preschool program. For elementary school children, we provide an excellent after-school program, which includes pick-up from local area schools, supervised homework time, play time, and a light snack. For more information, call our Preschool Director, Leonie Buchanan-Givans, at 954-463-3758 or stop by for a tour. Discounted fees are offered to church members.

Len will be leading a series of individual studies on prayer for the next several weeks.  A new study series will be announced in the near future.

Ongoing Ministries at First Church
Tuesday Evening Fellowship: - Every 2nd Tuesday at 6:30 pm
Senior Enrichment Day:  Every 4th Tuesday at 10 am in the Parlor
Prayer Chapel:  Every Thursday at noon in the Chapel
Music Ministry: Thursday Practice: Bells 6:30 pm; Choir 7:30 - 9 pm
Sunshine Visitors:   Every 2nd Thursday at 11:00 am in the Parlor
Senior Enrichment Days:  Every 4th Tuesday 10 AM to 1 PM in the Parlor
Quilters and Sewers:   Every Thursday in the Fellowship Hall at 9:00 AM
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Sunday Study Classes for all ages
M & M Class - 9:5 am in the 2nd floor conference room
New Day Dawning Class - 9:45 am in Room 311
Open Door Group - 10:00 am in Room 315
​Tweens - 10:00 am in Mini Lounge (grades 4 - 8)
Youth - 10:00 am in Youth Lounge (high school students)
FirstKids Sunday School - "House" Classroom -
      age 3 to 3rd grade
Full details on our Worship page    
Sunday Opportunities
Nursery is available for infants through age two 
     from 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Fellowship Hall:  Please join us for a donut, coffee, tea or juice on Sunday mornings.  Donations are gratefully received. 
The Garden of Eden Cafe`
will be closed until September 10th.


Tuesdays - Young Adult Bible Study - 7-8 pm in Sanctuary
Wednesday, Aug. 16 to Sept. 20 - new Bible study with Pastor Jill - details below
Tuesday, August 22 - Senior Adult Enrichment Day - information below
Friday, August 25 - Fundraising Dinner - information below