Aldersgate United Methodist Church

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ANNOUNCEMENTS IN THE MOST RECENT BULLETIN ARE POSTED BELOW.

 

ANY BREAKING NEWS, PRAYER REQUESTS OR SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL STILL BE EMAILED SEPARATELY, AS THEY ARISE.

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS, PLEASE CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE THROUGH EMAIL AT [email protected] OR BY PHONE AT 815-654-3800.

A N N O U N C E M E N T S

PLEASE REMEMBER TO TURN OFF OR SILENCE ALL CELL PHONES DURING THE WORSHIP SERVICE.  THANK YOU.

“WORKING TOGETHER TO FILL THE PEW’S”

Following the church service on February 12th there will be an open forum to discuss bringing people back to church.  Everyone is welcome to participate.

Your involvement is greatly appreciated.


PUPPETS:  On Sunday, February 12, at Beth Eden and on Sunday, February 26, at Aldersgate, we will have a puppet skit during the worship service.


ASH WEDNESDAY MARKS THE BEGINNING OF LENT which is a time of repentance, fasting, and reflection for Christians all around the world.   This year there will be a combined Ash Wednesday Service for Aldersgate and Beth Eden, on February 22, 2023, at 6 pm.  The service will be held at Aldersgate UMC.  We hope you will all attend this important time of worship for all Christians.


THE OFFERING BOOKLETS FOR 2023 are ready to be picked up on one of the tables in the Fellowship Hall.


LUNCH & LEISURE  The next Lunch & Leisure outing will be on Friday, February 17, 2023 at 11:30 at the 3-B’s Restaurant, 7007 N. 2nd Street, Machesney Park.  Beth Whitford will be host.  Sign up by Wednesday, February 15.


THE TRUSTEES ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP CLEAN THE CHURCH.

I will be there Saturday morning @ 08:00.  If we have 6-8 volunteers it will take no longer than one hour.  Respectfully, Jay Alms Trustee Chair  815.484.3185


WE ARE COLLECTING BIBLES to be shipped to the Philippians for missionary work.  If you have spare Bibles you would like to donate, please bring them to either Beth Eden or Aldersgate.


REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS

Those in the congregation who are experiencing physical or emotional distress: 

Covella Weller                 Don O’Hea                Karla Burrow                   Connie Dorsey

Jon Boettner                    Doug Graham           David Levine                   Phyllis Manrod

June Morgensen              Barb Hoey

 

Please notify the Church Office if you or a member of your family should be added to this list.  The name will be removed when that person or a member of their family notifies the Church Office.


OFFICE HOURS:  You can call Aldersgate at 815-654-3800 Monday through Friday 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM or Beth Eden at 815-877-9237 Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

 

OUR  CHURCH  IN  THE  WORLD                        February 5, 2023  through  February 12, 2023

Sunday, February 05               Sunday Service                                                                9:00 AM

                                                   Communion

Monday, February 06                   Pastor Brett at Aldersgate, 815-654-3800         8:30 AM-12:30 PM

Tuesday, February 07                 Pastor Brett at Beth Eden, 815-877-9237          9:00 AM-2:00 PM

                                                   Sonshine Group                                                               11:00 AM

Wednesday, February 08           Pastor Brett at Aldersgate, 815-654-3800         8:30 AM-12:30 PM

                                                   Church Council Meeting                                                    6:30 PM

Thursday, February 09              Pastor Brett at Beth Eden, 815-877-9237          9:00 AM-2:00 PM

Friday, February 10                  

Saturday, February 11      

Sunday, February 12               Sunday Service                                                                9:00 AM

                                                  “Working Together to Fill the Pews” forum after the Service

                                                                                                                                 

 

Upcoming Events

Sunday, Feb 12 at 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sunday, Feb 12 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday, Feb 14 at 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday, Feb 15 All Day

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