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4.21.24 Worship Info



Worship Times

9 a.m. Modern Worship Service

10:45 a.m. Traditional Service


Both Services are live-streamed. To find our live stream go to (www.linktr.ee/castlerockfumc ) and click on either the YouTube or Facebook option.


Liturgical Sunday: 4th Sunday of Easter

Liturgical Color: White

Sermon Title: Serving With Love

Scripture Reading: 1 Peter 4:10

Preaching: Rev. Matt Franks


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Daily Scripture Readings

Monday: Acts 3:12-19

Tuesday: Psalm 4

Wednesday: 1 John 3:1-7

Thursday: Luke 24:26b-48

 

Quote & Prayer of the Week

“Once we deeply trust that we ourselves are precious in God’s eyes, we are able to recognize the preciousness of others and their unique places in God’s heart.” ― Henri J.M. Nouwen,

 

Lord, as I prepare to begin another day of work, I seek Your guidance, presence, and blessing in every step I take. I understand that my work is not merely a means of earning a living, but an opportunity to serve and make a difference in the world. Help me to approach my responsibilities with a servant’s heart, always seeking to bring glory to Your name. Amen.

 

Loving God we lift up to you…

The United Methodist Church

Mountain Sky Annual Conference

Our Pastors and Staff

Little Blessings Families

Conflict in the Middle East

Jan and Bud Richter

Hank Slawson, Father of Julie Venable

Kathy Spackman neighbor of Julie and George Curran

Sid Jordan, brother-in-law to Julie Bailey

Leona and Garrett Mathes, sister and brother-in-law to Chuck Bailey

Tom and Cynthia Johnson

Velva Baines

Karen Graff

Phil and Maxine Ferguson

Gregg Tomberlin Brother-in-law of Diane Meeks

Connie Williams, mother of Chris Sorah mother-in-law of Kari Sarah

Anne Shuman

Veronica Butler, Cousin of Karen Oliver

Shelly Heredia, sister of Kim Martin.

Dwain Butler, Brother of Karen Oliver

Doug Conrad Friend of Gayle and Ken Kindt

Family of Jay Weise




Upcoming Events and Other Info.

April 21st meeting about General Confernce is Canceled

April 28: Commitment Sunday

June 22: All-church Service Project for Help and Hope Food Pantry, 9-3 pm

May 26th: Summer Worship Times Begin: 8:30 a.m. Outdoor Chapel, 10 a.m. Modern Service

June 2nd-9th  Youth Mission Trip to Puerto Rico

June 22: All-church Service Project for Help and Hope Food Pantry, 9-3 pm

June 29th Lois Burgener’s Celebration of Life a 11 a.m. 

July 7: Sesquicentennial “Old Time Ice Cream Social”; One Service Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship and then 11 am lunch with ice cream, games and other activities.

August 25, 2024: Sesquicentennial Special Worship Service celebrating FUMC 150th Year in Castle Rock

 

Keep up with the 150th events here: https://www.fumccr.org/150thcelebration 

   

Knot Again:  Will meet on Wednesday, April 24 at 6 p.m.

 

Community Game Night April 25th from 6-8 pm, sponsored by our youth promises an evening of fun. All ages welcome to bring your favorite board or card games to play and food to share!

 

Tuesday Morning Bible Study will begin a 10-week study of the book of Romans on April 16, meeting from 9:30 - 11 am in the church library.

 

Contemporary Bible Study Group:

Next Book: Amy-Jill Levine’s The Gospel of Mark: A Beginners Guide to the Good News gathers.

In-person on Mondays from April 15, 2024 to May 20, 2024; 6:30PM to 8:30;

Zoom Sessions meet on Fridays from April 19, 2024  to May 24, 2024; 6:30PM to 8:30PM

Save this Date: Saturday, June 22, 2024  for a special church-wide community service project. As part of our 150th Celebration Year, we will be needing volunteers to give their time and energy to food collection at King Soopers to benefit the food pantry at Help and Hope.


Teeshirt Purchases: Joyce Morales-Caramella will be available between services this Sunday (April 14) with a few teeshirts left to sell and take requests from those whose sizes are currently not on hand. We need at least 10 teeshirts to place another order. These shirts will be an asset as we meet the public during the June 22 service project for Help and Hope and for distributing water bottles during the Fair Parade in August. Our Steering Committee members will be wearing them on History Night.


Prison Backpack Ministry                                                                    

On Sunday, April 14th, there will be an opportunity for our Church family to participate in our backpack ministry program.  

Please stop by the table in the narthex and choose a card listing an item or items to be purchased or give a cash donation for the purchase of the backpacks and/or the needed supplies and toiletries.  

The supplies for the backpacks need to be returned to the Church by Sunday, May 5th.


Adult Discipleship Opportunity: Be a VIPP (Very Important Point Person):  Volunteers are needed to organize social and educational events such as outdoor activities, museum trips, and concerts. Interested individuals can sign up at the Welcome Center to become a VIPP for one activity.

   

WOMEN’S SPIRITUALITY RETREAT May 3-5, 2024 Sign-ups are now available at the Welcome Center for this year’s Women’s Spirituality Retreat, When Change Comes Knocking at the Door. The cost is $140 which includes 2 nights lodging and 5 meals. The retreat will begin with dinner on Friday evening and conclude after worship on Sunday. Led by Revs. Sarah and Brenda, the retreat will be held at Ponderosa Retreat Center in Larkspur.

 

New Member Class:  Are you new to the United Methodist Church, Our Church, or want a refresher? Pastor Matt will host a four-week gathering Starting April 7th at 6 p.m. That will look at our history, our theology, our discipleship, and other things. If you are interested there will be a sign-up up sheet at the Welcome desk.


Wanna Be An Usher?  We had a great training last night. We have a few Sundays that need to be filled. If you are interested in becoming an Usher please let Pastor Matt know.







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