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  • MISSIONS & OUTREACH Reaching out to help others in need

    MISSIONS TEAM: The Missions Team will be meeting on Mon- day, March 9, 7pm in the Asbury House. If you would like to be in- volved in missions, we hope you will join us. For more information con- tact Bunny Wilson or Pastor Deryck Sonaram at missions@FUMC-

    PEANUT BUTTER NEEDED: Our backpack ministry is in need of small jars of peanut butter. Please drop off in the red bins after church or at the church office. Small jars only as the children carry them home in their backpack.

    SERVE THE CITY: March 28th Lincoln Park Community Event partnership with Clermont Police and other local organizations. Meet at 8am in the Social Hall to organize and pray before we head out to work. We will be cleaning yards and painting houses. Please let us know if you can come, email your contact information to servetheci-

    ADULT MISSION TRIP JULY 18-24 Pastor Rick Sucher is leading an adult mission trip to the Dominican Republic. If you’d like to learn more, email Pastor Rick Sucher at We also have application forms in the church office.

    AMERICAN INDIAN CHRISTIAN CIRCLE: Meets the third Sunday of every month in the Social Hall with a potluck supper at 4pm (bring a dish to share) and 5:30pm services.

    DONATIONS NEEDED: Cancelled stamps and eyeglasses. These go to help veterans and those who can’t afford glasses. Please leave 1/4” around the stamp. Drop off items at the Narthex welcome desk or church office.

    CONNECT Building relationships

    UMW CIRCLES We have morning, afternoon and evening Circles to try to accommodate everyone. Snow Birds are very welcome to come when they can. Daughters of Lydia Circle—Tues., 3/10, at 6pm, in the Social Hall. Lunch Bunch Circle—Wed., 3/11, at 11:30am, in the Upper Room. Morning Joy Circle—Wed., 3/18 at 9:30am, in the Upper Room. Young Women of God Circle—Sun. 3/15 at 5pm, in the Upper Room, with childcare provided. Circle of Grace—Tues. at 1pm, in the Upper Room. Please contact Jan Becherer at or call 352-989-5306 with any questions.

    “SWINGING INTO THE TWENTIES” UMW Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show March 21st at 10:30am in the Wesley Center. This is one of the primary ways UMW supports local missions and as in the past is a sold out event.

    WORLD DAY OF PRAYER will be at South Lake Presbyterian Church in Clermont on Friday 3/6 at 10am. Everyone is invited to attend and a light lunch will be served.

    WOMEN’S SPRING RETREAT sponsored by the East Central District will be Sat. 4/25 from 9am-1pm at FUMC of Tavares. All women are invited to attend. The theme will be “Incarcerated Women. What can we do?” See Celeste Hicks for more information.

    MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd and 4th Mondays, 9:30-11:30am, in the Wesley Center. For more information please email Childcare is pro- vided.

    PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY: If you can knit or crochet, come join us as we make and pray over shawls and baby blankets to give to those who need hope. Please join us the first Monday of each month in the Upper Room, 1-3pm. Mark your calendar!

    MERRY WIDOWS is a group of ladies who meet for lunch after the 11am Traditional service. If you would like to join them, they meet in the Narthex following the service to decide on a restaurant. Look for Judy Stambaugh or Carol Warren to find out where to join them.

    WESLEY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY SPIRIT NIGHT Come support our school on Tuesday, March 10, 5-9pm at Moe’s Southwest Grill in Clermont Landing, next to Dollar Tree and Epic Movies. Be sure you let them know you are there for the WCA.

    MEN’S BREAKFAST Mark you calendars for Saturday, March 14, 8am in the Wesley Center. The speaker will be Rev. Bill Delia.

    METS MARCH MOVIE MATINEE Join us Wednesday, March 18th at 2pm in the Social Hall. We will be watching “Bad Women of the Bible, and What We Can Learn From Them”. Bring your own snacks and drinks, no need to RSVP just come enjoy fellowship and a good movie.

    DAYS FOR GIRLS CLERMONT provides feminine hygiene kits and education to girls who would miss school otherwise. We will meet on Thursday, March 19, 9am-12noon in the Social Hall. Contact Karen Dwyer with questions at Check out our Facebook page at “Days for Girls Clermont FL Team” for a wish list.

    METS (MEETIN, EATIN, TRAVELIN SENIORS) Silver Springs State Park in Ocala, Saturday, March 28th. We will be carpool- ing since we have not secured a bus driver. Please sign up in the church office by 3/23 and let them know if you can be a driver and take others in your car with you, or if you need a ride. Admission fee to is $8 per car and will be shared by riders in each car along with gas costs. There is a separate glass bottom boat tour which is $10 per person and the Silver River Museum and Education Center is $2 per person. There is a snack bar and sweet shop available in the park or guests can bring their own drinks and picnic lunch.

    CPR, AED AND FIRST AID TRAINING Join us on Saturday, March 28, 8am-4pm, in the Upper Room. Please email Larry Mathias at to register.

    GROW Learning through groups & classes

    SUNDAY MORNING ADULT STUDY GROUPS Nursery & children’s programming available.

    9:30am Searchers: Large group in the Social Hall 9:20am Friends ‘n Fellowship Bible Study: Upper Room 11am Boomers Bible Study: Upper Room

    TUESDAY WOMEN’S STUDY GROUP: King’s Daughters meets Tuesday mornings at 9am in the Social Hall. Open to all women.

    WEDNESDAY MEN’S STUDY GROUPS: Men’s Bible Study, meets at 6:30am, at the Clermont Fairfield Inn.

    Men’s I-Stand Bible Study, 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 7pm, in the Asbury House.

    RAISING KIDS WITH LOVE & LOGIC: Parenting class led by David Benzel, Sunday’s in March, 5-6:30pm in the Social Hall.

    CHILDREN’S HOME MONTH: Our congregation is invited to come visit the Children’s Home Campus on Saturday, March 28th. Gates open at 9am with tours of the campus, a special program performed by the kids and a picnic lunch. We will be using the church bus to take those who cannot drive over that day. Call the church office to reserve a seat by 3/17. Sunday March 29th will be our 5th Sunday giving Sunday for the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home. We hope you will consider supporting them. You can also text “SPARK” to 50155 to give.

    EASTER SERVICES SAVE THE DATE: Palm Sunday 4/5 regu- lar service times and locations. Maundy Thursday with Communion 4/9 at 6:30pm in the Wesley Center. Good Friday 4/10 at 6:30pm in the Sanctuary. Easter Eve Saturday 4/11 at 6:30pm in the Wesley Center. Easter Sunday 4/12 regular service times and locations.

    SERVE Giving of your time and talents

    WECARE BUS DRIVERS: We are in need of more people to drive the bus on Sunday mornings to bring shut-ins to church. No special skills are needed. If you are interested, please contact the church office.

    WECARE CARD WRITERS: We are in need of some more card writers. We send cards to those who have requested prayers and visits to let them know they are loved. If this is something you can do we’d love to have you. All materials provided by WeCare. Contact Sherry Pi- lon, to sign up and get more information.

    WECARE SERVING OPPORTUNITIES: WeCare has two different serving opportunities and we hope you will be nudged to serve. The Visitation Team carries the Love of God and His People to those who are hospitalized, in nursing homes, rehab facilities and at home. The visits are made at least monthly, but sometimes more depending on the need. We provide training and all the supplies you need. For more infor- mation on the Visitation Team, contact Rev. David Paul, 352-638-5273. The Communion Team’s primary purpose has been to bring worship of our Lord to those unable to attend church. Music and the devotion are the essential needs to make our services meaningful. We have recently been asked to provide services for Superior’s Assisted-Living Residents. If you would like more information about the Communion Team and what they do, contact Clif Brown, 631-835-5343.

    TECH TEAM Do you ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes? Wonder what makes FUMC very successful in the audio and visual de- partment? Wish you could be a part of that success? Well then we want you on our team. Contact Fritz Amrhein at avtechdirector@FUMC- for more information. Looking forward to meeting you.

    WEEKDAY WORK WARRIORS TEAM: Do you have a few hours to serve at the church during the week? Like yard work? Painting? We need you! If you are interested in volunteering or getting more infor- mation email

    SAFETY AND SECURITY MINISTRY: We have a Safety and Security Ministry team and are looking for volunteers. If you have safety and security in your background or just have an interest, contact Larry Mathias for more information,

    SALTY SERVANTS: Remember to mark the attendance pad that you volunteered this week!

    CARING We care for each other

    “I’M NOT AN ADDICT. WHY SHOULD I ATTEND CELEBRATE RECOVERY?” Celebrate Recovery is for any kind of struggle in our lives. Less than 1/3 of the people who attend Cele- brate Recovery struggle with substan