February 8, 2017

In the Sanctuary   
Our children will lead the 9am worship service this Sunday, February 12. Children from K-5th grade will lead the worship and the sermon will focus on Jesus' love for you! 
Scripture: John 3:16        

Boy, Cub and Girl Scouts and leaders are invited to wear your uniforms and worship with us at the 11am service. 
Rev. William Lucas preaching part 1 of a 2 part sermon series entitled "Backtrackers". 
This Sunday: "Backing Up"
Scriptures: 1 Peter 1:13-16, 22-23; Luke 9:51, 57-62

Did You Know? Dinner for 6 

Last Friday, over 50 members enjoyed dinner and fellowship at several local restaurants as part of Dinner for 8. Based on feedback from the congregation, Dinner for 8 is now Dinner for 6. All adults, singles and couples, are invited to join us for the next dinners on March 3 and April 7. You can sign up for the March 3 dinner here and the April 7 dinner here.

Mission Sunday
Sunday, February 12, 10am-12noon in the Drummet.
Because of the overwhelming services of our October 2016 Mission Sundays, the missions committee is moving many of our mission opportunities to Sunday mornings. Our first such Sunday will be this Sunday, February 12 from 10am-12noon. We will be making hygiene kits for the homeless. All ages are invited.

For more info wlucas@westumethodist.org  
CCSC Food and Clothing Drive
Saturday and Sunday, February 11 and 12, 9am-1pm
Benefits people in need through Christian Community
Service Center (CCSC). Please bring gently used
clothing and nonperishable food.

For more info  wlucas@westumethodist.org  

School Registration Coming  
New enrollment begins Friday, February 17 starting at 8am for new students. Registration forms and instructions will be online at
Children's Choir Program
Sunday, February 19 at 11am.
The children will share songs about the Old Testament heroes who followed God's plan to build his Kingdom.

For more info ljackson@westumethodist.org 
Youth Trip Registrations are Open!
Break-Thru Retreat, April 28-30 (6th-12th grade) $175.

Student Life Camp, at the Beach June 19-23 (6th-12th grade) $550.

Costa Rica Mission Trip, July 8-16 (8th-12th grade) $1,600.
Registration closes on March 1.

Register online now!

For more info  ssmolen@westumethodist.org 
Church Wide Costa Rica Mission Trip, July 16-22
This summer, we invite the whole church to join us on an international mission trip to Costa Rica! Do construction work, play with adorable children, attend a local Methodist service and so much more!

Costa Rica Mission Trip $1,500/person (scholarships available).
Registration closes April 1.

Register online now!

For more info  ssmolen@westumethodist.org 

Bishop Scott Jones Preaching at West U Methodist
Sunday, February 26, 9 and 11am, Bishop Jones will be preaching here at West U Methodist! Adults are invited to join the Cornerstone Sunday school class from 10-11am, bishop Jones will be answering your questions! Come meet our bishop.

For more info cbruse@westumethodist.org   
Mardi Gras Lunch
Everyone is invited to join us for a Mardi Gras lunch on February 26 at 12noon in the John Collier High Court. Gumbo, etouffee, salad, and chicken nuggets for the kids will be served.

6318 Mercer 

6318 Mercer Informational Meetings
Sunday, February 12, 12noon, Chapel 
Tuesday, February 21, 5:30pm, Drummet 

Church Conference for 6318 Mercer
Tuesday, February 28, 7pm, Chapel  
For more info cbruse@westumethodist.org