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Updated March 22, 2017

 
Easter Bake Sale Donations Needed
The WOW Sunday school class will be sponsoring an all-church bake sale during the Annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 15th. All donations of baked goods are welcome. For questions please contact Anita Oakley .


"The Last Supper" Presentation
Rehearsal Schedule:  March 19, 26 and April 2, 9 from 6:00-7:00pm in the sanctuary. If you have any questions, please contact Blanche Farnam


Spring Flowers on Sale - Sunday March 5th through March 26th
Beginning March 5th, there will be a sign-up sheet in the Narthex. You can order Begonias, Impatients, and Petunias ($20 per flat, a flat has 20 plants) for your garden. Proceeds go towards retreats and missions. This is sponsored by the Women in Christ. Delivery date: Sat. April 1. If you have any questions, please contact Blanche Farnam

A Community Event
Resurrection Sunrise Service @ The Giving Garden; Easter Sunday, April 16 at 7:00 am.

Music Together Early Childhood Classes starting March 28th.
Sing, laugh & learn together this Spring!  Music Together is an early childhood music & movement program for young children ages 0-7 and their caregivers.  Our 45 minute classes meet weekly.  Join us for our Spring semester, March 28th - June 13th, on Tuesday mornings at 9:30am or 10:30am at Aldersgate UMC.  Enroll today at www.musictogetherdallas.com.  For more info, contact Sue@musictogetherdallas.com.



 
Children's Ministry (Aldersgate Reaching Kids)
 
Joyful Voices and KOOL Club meet on Sunday at 5:30pm.
All 3rd-5th graders are invited to join us this Sunday at 5:30 for Joyful Voices & KOOL Club.  Joyful Voices will be practicing for their performance on April 9th and KOOL Club, this is your last chance to bring canned food and used books for our mission projects. 
Contact Cindy Carlisle with questions

Easter Egg Donations Needed!
Aldersgate will host their Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15th at 10am. We are in need of Easter Egg donations (filled with wrapped candy or toys-please tape shut) for our hunt. A donation basket will be in the church narthex for donations. Contact Cindy Carlisle with questions, cindy.carlisle1@verizon.net. Thanks for helping us reach out to the community with Christian love.


Save the Date, Maker Fun Factory VBS is June 12th-16th!
Mark your calendars and invite your friends to the Maker Fun Factory at Aldersgate on
June 12th - 16th from 9am to 12 noon! It will be a fun filled week discovering how we are Created by God and Built for a Purpose! VBS is for all 5 year olds thru 5th grade.  Contact Cindy Carlisle with questions.



Youth Ministry (see AYM News for more)
 

Sunday Night Youth
Please join us for dinner and worship from 5:30-7:30pm on Sunday.  For questions please contact Aaron Logan.

Wednesday Nights MYX (Methodist Youth For Christ), 5:00 - 8:15p.m.
Join us Wednesday night for Hangout from 5-7 and MYX from 7-8:15.   For questions please contact Aaron Logan.



Adult Ministry

"Bible and Coffee" Study, Tuesdays 10:00am in room 110
Please join us for a Bible Study called "Bible and coffee”. This study is taught by Aaron Logan on Tuesday mornings at 10:00am in Room 110. This is an eight-week study using Adam Hamilton's book on the gospel of John. This Study is open to everyone. Come ready to read the Bible, drink some coffee, and enjoy a donut. We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday!  

Women’s Thursday Evening Bible Study, 6:45pm, Sanctuary
Our next Bible Study will be based on Priscilla Shire's "One in a Million".  We will begin on March 23rd and go through May 11th.  We will ot be meeting on Thursday, April 13th due to Maundy Thursday service.  We would love to have you join us and feel free to bring a friend. Please contact Cindy Branson if you have questions or would like more information.

Women’s Small Group, Room 111
The Saturday Morning Women’s Small Group is currently studying “Christianity and World Religions,” a video series by Adam Hamilton. We meet every first and third Saturday of the month at 10:00am in Room 111. Please Contact Anita Oakley or Ruth Van Zandt for questions.


Men’s Tuesday Night Bible Study, 7:00 – 8:00p.m., Room 118
The Men’s Tuesday Night Bible Study group is completing a study on 1st Samuel. All men are invited to join us on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:00pm in room 118. Please contact Bart Mahnken if you have any questions.
 
Wednesday Morning Men’s Bible Study, 6:00am, Room 111

The Men's Wednesday Morning Bible Study is covering Revelation. Please join us for a great study. We are meeting in room 110.  

 
Outreach Ministry

The Big Event, April 1st 8:30-11:30am
AUMC is proud to host student volunteers on the morning of April 1st from 8:30-11:30am.  Students from local schools will come to help beautify our church, inside and out.  Please come meet the students and help out!

Giving Garden

The Dallas Morning News visited The Giving Garden last Saturday and interviewed its Board of Directors!
 
Food Share - March 25th, 8:30am
Food Share is a ministry that delivers groceries once a month to senior citizens in our neighborhood. Our next Food Share is scheduled for March 25th, 2017 starting at 8:30am in the narthex - don't forget to mark your calendar so that you can join in on the fun! In addition, Food Share always welcomes your canned food donations; just drop them in the wicker baskets near the church entryways. 

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.  We are here to help you! Request the help of a Dude by emailing honeydudes@aumchurch.org or contact Bart Mahnken.  

Open Arms
Open Arms is a monthly ministry at Aldersgate which provides a Saturday afternoon of care and fun for adults with special needs and a time of respite for their caregivers. For more information, please contact Gail Darden or Barbara Townley-Cochran.