8.11.2023 FUMC Announcements

August 11, 2023

Sunday, August 13
Rev. Dr. Michelle Morris
Think Gen X got skipped? Yeah, so did we. But with the sarcastic, biting prophet of Hosea, we find a match because people usually want to skip over this biblical book too! 

dates at a glance

August 9-10 Square Meals Fundraiser
August 13 - Backpack Blessing
August 13 - Back to School Sock Hop
August 19 - Farmers Market Cooking Challenge


Sanctuary Entrance Open

The entrance to the Sanctuary is now open to all!
Lawn Mower Needed

We have been blessed with volunteers willing to mow our green space, saving the church thousands of dollars. We need to provide a riding lawnmower for our volunteers. If anyone has a riding lawnmower they are willing to donate to the church, please contact Toni at or call the church office.

Community Events

Congregation Care Team Needs Volunteers

Our congregation is growing, which provides us with many opportunities to care for one another. The Congregational Care team needs you! Will you prayerfully consider helping with one or more of these ministries? If you would like to be added to the team or have questions, please contact Pam Satterfield at  You may also call or text 479-202-3561.

School Volunteer Sign Ups

Our local schools are a shining part of our community. Like all schools, though, they are facing significant challenges these days. Pastor Michelle is challenging all of us to do at least one thing to support our local schools. Click here to see ways you can help:


Sunday School Teachers Needed

We are needing Sunday School teachers for the school year. We need kindergarten through 6th grade. We are looking for adults that love being around kids, have a passion for sharing Christ’s stories, and like working as a team. Our first Sunday together will be August 20th.

Email - to sign up!

Farmers Market Cooking Challenge Teams Needed!
Register to be one of the teams competing on Saturday, August 19 at 10 a.m. in the Farmers' Market Cooking Challenge, a special episode of our Welcome to the Table cooking show hosted by Diane Morrison. Teams will have one hour to shop at the Farmers’ Market with a designated budget and cook a meal for a particular guest list.  We are looking for 3-4 teams of 2-5 people to compete in this fun event. To register, click here!

FUMC Eras Tour!

In celebration of nearing the end of reading the Bible together and the end of summer, during the Prophet to the Generations sermon series, anyone who wants is encouraged to dress the era that is being preached each week. This week dress in your 80-90s clothes!

Top Golf

Back by popular demand! Pastor Michelle will offer community office hours at Top Golf, every Thursday in July and September from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and every Monday in August from noon to 2 p.m.

Drop in and find her, or watch Facebook that day for the bay number. 
Back to School Sock Hop!

Join us Sunday, August 13, at 4 p.m. in Hines Hall where we will celebrate the end of the Prophet to the Generations sermon series and the beginning of a new school year with a church dance.  Songs and dances from the 1950s to today will be played, taught, and shared among all the generations.  We will have hot dogs and drinks.  Mark your calendars and let’s all celebrate our joys and childhoods together!  

back to school Blessings

Backpack Blessing

In case you haven't been looking at your calendar, school is starting back in just a few weeks! Bring your backpacks to worship on August 13th for a special blessing from Ms. Allison.

in case you missed someting...

Follow along with us as we read the Bible in a year. 
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