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October 27, 2019
Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
Worship Times

Traditional Worship           9:00 am

Sunday School                 10:10 am

Contemporary Worship     6:00 pm

Holy Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of every month.

Due to renovation, both services currently held in the McWhorter Activity Center.

October 27
Sermon: Cultivating a Child's Faith

Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:4-9

Rev. Lyle Holland

Parking for Worship in the MAC

The sanctuary doors will remain locked since it is not in use. You may want to rethink your regular parking spot and look for a slot on the back of the MAC, or on the north/JCOC side.  The east and west MAC doors will be open.


Children's Sunday

Mark your calendars for Sunday, October 27, Children's Sunday.


Light the Night with Jesus! Sunday, October 27

Our Light the Night with Jesus is here! Please park in the old Kitty Stone parking lot. Costumes are encouraged, just no scary ones. Bring something to put your candy in. Invite a friend! Thanks!

1:00p   Setup begins, volunteers welcome!

3:30p   Game workers arrive

4:00p   Fall Festival

5:30p   Bring soup or chili.

6:00p   Soup/Chili Supper

6:30p   Worship Service

Fall Festival Work Day:

Thursday, October 24 - 6:00 pm

Christmas Play Needs Christmas Trees!

Please be on the lookout for Christmas trees of ALL shapes and sizes; we will need LOTS of trees for this year's play! 

They don't have to be purchased new, (unless you would like to donate them) but if you bring one to loan us, please make sure that your name is on it, and we will return it to you ASAP afterwards.

(NOTE: 3 foot minimum size)

As always, thank you so much for contributing to Children's Ministries!

Youth Fish Fry Fundraiser

JFUMC Youth will be hosting a Fish Fry on Saturday, October 26, 2019 to raise money for their events and mission work. Tickets are $13 per plate and are available from Corey Burns or any youth.

Each plate contains fried catfish, hush puppies, slaw, and iced tea. All orders are takeout, and will be available in the MAC on October 26.  Get your plates reserved now and don't miss the YUM!

Community Thanksgiving Meal 2019

Our church will, for the 5th year, co-sponsor a lunchtime Thanksgiving meal for the Jacksonville community. We will team with St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. We will probably deliver around 300 meals and serve about 150 meals at St. Luke’s. To do this we need your help.

We need:

· Monetary donations which will pay for our portion of the food supplies needed. Checks can be made payable to JFUMC, and in the memo line write Thanksgiving Meal.

· Cooked and deboned roasted turkeys delivered to St. Luke’s. (call St. Luke’s to sign up.)

· Cakes & pies delivered to St. Luke’s, sliced and ready to serve.

· Volunteers: Servers, meal delivery, greeters, and clean up. (Call St. Luke’s to sign up.)

St. Luke’s: open 9 am - 2 pm, Monday-Thursday: 


For more information, please call Jim Lloyd at 256-452-4773.

Tuesday, December 10, 5:00 pm
Senior Adult Christmas Dinner

It's time to mark your calendar for the Senior Adult Christmas Dinner on Tuesday, December 10 at 5:00 pm. 

This is a lovely catered affair for anyone in the church family who is aged 50 or older. There is no charge, but reservations are necessary for a head count. Contact Chris Brightbill for a reservation: 256-225-7394,

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