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Holiday Closings

Kids 1st will be closed December 22-26 AND December 31 and January 1.

The church office will be closed  December 24 & 25 and December 31 and January 1 for Christmas and New Year’s. We hope your holidays are wonderful!

End of Year Giving

As we look forward to the close of another year, please remember that the IRS requires ALL 2014 contributions to be:

Received in the office no later than 4:30 pm, December 30, 2014 (offices closed December 31.)


Mailed – postmarked no later than December 31, 2014


Given online ( website – scroll to the bottom of the page – click “give online”) to be processed by December 31, 2014.

Feed the Hungry

Beginning January 2015

feed the hungry

WHAT?  A JFUMC Soup Bowl Ministry to Feed the Hungry

WHEN? 4th Saturday monthly, 11 am to 1 pm

WHERE?  in the McWhorter Activity Center

HOW? Cook food (casseroles, stews, soups, sandwiches, etc.) Set up, serve, clean up.

COST?  Between $3.50-$5.00 per person. Estimate serving 30 -50 people initially.

FUNDS?  Set up a church fund for contributions

MENU?  Main course (variable), Bread, Desserts, Water/Tea/Coffee, weather-appropriate children’s drink, paper products & reusable tablecloths. Shop the week before at Sam’s or Food Outlet.

WORKERS?  Arrive at 8 or 9 am, depending on menu requirements. Set up, prep, cook, serve, fellowship. After the meal time is over, break down & put away tables & chairs, wash pots & pans and clean the kitchen.

SUPPORT?  This project has received enthusiastic support from the Administrative Board. It is open to the church for participation; both volunteers and donors are welcome! Contact Jim Lloyd for questions or concerns.