1 Thessalonians 1:8aThe Echo is a mid-month update for the Johnson Memorial newsletter, The Voice.
Remember, for more information about items in The Echo, click on the hyperlinks.
Living our Baptismal Calling
Our worship during Lent will correspond to a section of our baptismal vows. Worship each week becomes an occasion to celebrate and contemplate what it means to live out one or more of these vows. Read more about it here.
District Leadership Event
If you are member of any of the church’s committees, then you will be interested in the District Leadership School being held on March 19 at 2:30. Classes will be held at First UMC in Huntington, Wayne UMC and Trinity UMC in Pt. Pleasant. Choose your location and choose your class. There are sessions on almost every ministry you can think of. Explore the topics at this link.
It’s time to have lunch together! Join your church family on March 19, 11:30, for Sput Fest – a great potato bar lunch. Cost is by donation, and the proceeds benefit the Jeffrey C. Ohl Scholarship.
Speaking of scholarships, the deadline for applications for the Jeffrey C. Ohl Scholarship and the Tom and Marilyn Holleron Volunteer Service Scholarship is March 31. Learn more about the scholarships and download application information at this link.
Once again this year, Chuck Gruber is facilitating a series of Great Decisions sessions on Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. Cost of book and shared cost of DVD is $25 or $27 for couples. Contact Chuck soon to order your book. Explore Great Decisions at these links: Information about the program, topics, and materials.
Share your story; share God’s story. Volunteer to write a devotional. To sign up, go to this link and pick your date.
Lenten Bible Study
Join Church Women United for a Lenten Bible Study entitled Feasting and Fasting: Life in the Spirit, led by our own Rev. Deane. The class will meet on March 24, March 31 and April 7 at 10:00 a.m. for fellowship and 11:00-noon for Bible Study. Classes will meet at Johnson Memorial.
You can access the church’s calendar at this link on the JM website. In summary:
March 16 – Young at Heart, noon
March 18 – United Methodist Men, 8:00 a.m.
March 19 – Spud Fest, 11:30 a.m.
March 19 – District Leadership School, 2:30 p.m.
March 26 – Voice information due
March 26 – Worship Committee meeting, 11:30 a.m.