Updated January 16, 2019.
You were made; you were wonderfully and uniquely made by God on purpose for a purpose. Made for what? For what purpose? Join us as we begin the new year and a new sermon series, Greater Gifts. "We are on a mission from God". Join us beginning January 13th as we look at how God calls us, gifts us, and connects us to His mission beyond the walls.
Children's Ministry (Aldersgate Reaching Kids)
Joyful Voices & KOOL Club will not meet on January 20th.
We invite all 3rd thru 5th graders and their friends to join us on Sunday nights from 5:30-7:30 for Joyful Voices and KOOL (Kids of our Lord) Club! Joyful Voices will be working on singing and chiming for upcoming performances in worship. The KOOL Kids will be working on exploring the Bible thru games, skits, crafts, and mission projects. Contact Cindy Carlisle with questions.
Mark your Calendars! Mission to Mars Bible Adventure is coming to Aldesgate June 10-14 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. All 5 year olds thru 5th grade are invited!
Youth Ministry (see AYM News for more)
Sunday Night Youth, 5:30pm
Please join us on Sunday nights from 5:30-7:30 for dinner, worship and games. For questions please contact Aaron Logan.
Wednesday Nights MYX (Methodist Youth For Christ), 5:00 - 8:00p.m.
Please join us Wednesday Night, Hangout from 5-7 and MYX from 7-8:00.
For questions please contact Aaron Logan.
Tuesday morning’s "Bible and Coffee" Bible Study, 10:30am in Room 110.
We hope you will join us for this awesome new study on the Five Means of Grace. We need a process that helps us continuously renew our relationship with God so that we don’t drift away from our faith. You’ll learn how to recognize and affirm the outward signs, words and actions of invisible divine grace, deepening your relationship with God and making your faith more complete. Get ready for some Bible, study, coffee and doughnuts!! We hope to see you on Tuesday morning! Contact: Aaron Logan
Men’s Thursday Night Bible, 7:00 – 8:00pm in Room 110
The Men's Tuesday Night Bible Study is now the Men's Thursday Night Bible Study! Please contact Bart Mahnken if you have any questions.
Thursday Evening Women’s Bible Study , 6:45pm in Room 118
The Thursday Evening Women's Bible Study will be starting a new study, "Faithful Abundant True" on January 10, 2019 at 6:45pm. If you have questions or want more information, contact Cindy Branson
Saturday Morning Women’s Small Group
The Saturday Morning Women’s Small Group is currently studying prayer. We meet every first and third Saturday of the month at 10:00am at the home of Ruthe Van Zandt. Contacts: Anita Oakley or Ruthe VanZandt
United Methodist Women
United Methodist Women will meet on the Saturday, January 26th at 10:00am in the narthex.
Contact: Blanche Farnam
The Giving Garden
The Giving Garden donated more than A WHOLE TON of organic produce last year! The total harvest donation was 2,219 lbs. which was distributed as follows: 1,733 to Christian Community Action’s food pantry, 413 to AUMC’s Food Share, 38 to Metrocrest Services, and 35 to Independence Garden’s “Garden to Table Dinner.” In The Giving Garden, people of all ages, ethnicities, and capabilities come together to help our community. We laugh, educate, learn, share, work, exercise, and make new friends! Just email us at: email@example.com
For more information about the Giving Garden, check out our website at www.givinggardenofcarrollton.org.
Food Share - January 26th, 8:30am
In 2018, AUMC’s Food Share made over 300 deliveries of groceries to senior citizens in need who live in our community. These groceries included canned foods that you donated, fresh produce purchased with your monetary help, and more than 400 lbs. of organic produce grown by The Giving Garden. Plus, Food Share deliveries were made possible by all of the great volunteers who sorted and delivered the groceries! A BIG Thank You to everyone who supported this ministry in so many ways last year. Our next Food Share will be Saturday, January 26th at 8:30am in the narthex – mark your calendar to join in on the fun
Need a Helping Hand?
Honey Dudes is a service that helps senior citizens, widows, singles, the unwell, and military spouses of deployed soldiers with help around the house such as repairs or chores. Honey Dudes is composed of volunteers from our church and we now have openings for additional dudes! If you would like to join this great dude group and help others or if you have a request for a Dude, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Bart Mahnken.
Honey Dudes is a service that helps senior citizens, widows, singles, the unwell, and military spouses of deployed soldiers with help around the house such as repairs or chores. Honey Dudes is composed of volunteers from our church and we now have openings for additional dudes! If you would like to join this great dude group and help others or if you have a request for a Dude, please contact Gail Darden or Barbara Townley-Cochran.