Community Blood Drive
Sunday, April 28, 2019: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Simkins Hall in The Shelby Center
The Health Ministry Council is sponsoring an American Red Cross Community Blood Drive again. Sign up at the Sunday Hospitality Table or on the Red Cross website: www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code FirstUMCSM. Child care available while you donate, with prior arrangements. And best of all, the knowledge that you’ve helped to save up to 3 lives!
For questions or to volunteer, contact Debi Jenkinson Wong at 310-337-7626 or debijwong@ yahoo.com
Relay for Life
Saturday, May 4, 12 p.m. – Sunday May 5, 12 p.m. UCLA Drake Stadium
The Health Ministry Council is excited to announce that this year First UMC will be supporting the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life at Drake Stadium at UCLA. For more information visit: www.relayforlifeucla.org and search for our team Wesley Walkers to find First UMC’s page, or contact Debi Jenkinson at 310-337-7626 or debijwong@ yahoo.com for more information.
DanceFit is back and with more classes per month!
Classes are on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays at in Room 300 (subject to change).
Dance your way to fitness with First UMC member Whitney Hagan, licensed Zumba instructor. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and bring a towel. Water will be available. No charge but donations appreciated. Kids are welcome. Tell your friends!
Free Blood Pressure Screenings
Come get your blood pressure checked every 3rd Sunday of the month in Simkins Hall. No charge. Date subject to change.
3rd Sundays, 11 a.m., Simkins Hall in The Shelby Center
Early fall, Simkins Hall in The Shelby Center
First UMC has the privilege of hosting one of the first flu vaccination clinics in the fall provided by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. This gives us the opportunity to both keep ourselves healthy and help keep our community healthy. There is no charge for the flu vaccine and no appointments necessary.
New Transportation Service: By MODE
To sign up, call WISE and Healthy Aging at 310-394-9871. For more information or questions, contact Anne Premer: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anne Premer, Congregation Care Associate
In 2016-2017, the Council welcomed Anne Premer, First UMC’s first Congregation Care Visitor, as a council member with great sensitivity and expertise as we continue our efforts to help address the health needs of the congregation and our community. As an extension of pastoral care, Anne works primarily with seniors, to assess needs and connect them with resources in the congregation and community. Learn more about Anne here or call her at (310) 393-8258 ext. 103, or send her an email email@example.com.