Balance to Wellness for Young Children
A free parent workshop presented by FUMC Preschool
Wednesday May 24 at 7 p.m., Simkins Hall
Come and learn various ways to help create and maintain wellness for your child. Led by a panel of healing practitioners specializing in young children. Bring your pressing questions for a great learning experience. Chair massage, refreshments, giveaways and a fun learning time! Open and free to the community so invite your friends, grandparents and caregivers.
Thursday May 25, 5 – 7 p.m.
Family Place (1020 12th St., SM)
The Community Meal potluck is an opportunity to help feed about 30-40 adults & children, served buffet style. Attending the potluck not only provides a delicious meal for the families and allows the parents an evening free from cooking dinner but is a way for all who attend to be a part of a warm and accepting community.
Invite your friends and join the next potluck for an evening of conversation, crafts/games with the kids, and a shared meal.
For more information, contact co-lead volunteers Dan Stirling and Anna Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office (310) 393-8258.
Saturday May 27: 10 a.m. in the Fireside Room
Sacred Yoga meets one Saturday a month for practice, stillness and a talk. These Sacred Yoga gatherings are open to people of all levels and will introduce or reinforce the underlying spiritual principles of the physical practice of yoga. Santa Monica yoga instructor Temitope leads the class with some basic poses and postures which will flow into a time of stillness and end with a talk about the spiritual principle of the practice. Sacred Yoga experience invites all to cultivate calm, centered and compassionate lives, connecting with the source of our being and our breath. Bring a mat. Donations accepted.
Save the date: Sunday June 4: Worship at 10 a.m., then stay for festivities!
Join First UMC and the Fellowship & Events Ministry in welcoming the Summer season. Fun for the whole family, including food, cake walk, bounce house and more!
Messy Pentacost: New Life in the Spirit
Youth Service Project Trip
Save the Dates: YSP Silent Auction/Fundraiser: Sunday June 25, 6 p.m.
YSP Trip: July 15-24
This year the Youth will work with Appalachia Service Project in the Appalachia Mountains at the border of North Carolina and Tennessee, to repair homes for people with limited financial resources. Their mission is to be a “Christian ministry, open to all people, that inspires hope and service through volunteer home repair in Central Appalachia. Our vision is to see substandard housing eradicated and everyone who comes into contact with our ministry transformed.”
Save the dates for VBS!
Vacation Bible School is set for July 31 – August 4, 2017. Registration is open for ages 5 years old (or starting Kindergarten in fall) to 5th grade . Older youth and adults are welcome to volunteer! Read more…