CRFUMC Email Blast for May 3rd 2023
Connect with us online in one place: https://linktr.ee/castlerockfumc
Join us for a time of fellowship and worship:
9 am — Modern Worship; 10:45 am — Traditional Worship.
Our guest musicians will be Wirewood Station for both Services
Don't forget that your name tags are appreciated.
Sanctuary services are in-person or online.
All of our Services are live-streamed go to (www.linktr.ee/castlerockfumc ) and click on either the YouTube or Facebook option.
For Prayer Requests go to: https://www.fumccr.org/prayer-request
The May newsletter is up on the website at https://www.fumccr.org/newsletter
Catch Pastor Matt for Coffee: I am back to working at Crowfoot Valley Coffee on 734 Wilcox St. Monday-Thursday from about 7:45 a.m. until about 10 a.m. Feel free to swing by and grab a drink of choice and talk to me you will not be bothering me if I have my laptop up and typing away. If you want to meet me there to chat just give me a heads-up to make sure I am going to be in the coffee shop.
2023-2024 Stewardship Campaign: John Wesley the founder of the Methodist movement, gave a remarkable sermon called “The Use of Money.” In it, he said that the important thing isn’t money itself but how we use it. Wesley’s surprising advice still rings true today: earn all you can, save all you can, give all you can. Our 2023-2024 emphasis will be center around John Wesley’s use of Money looking at the book: Earn. Save. Give.: Wesley’s Simple Rules for Money, developed by popular author and pastor James A. Harnish. Today you will be given stewardship campaign cards. Please begin praying on how much you are willing to commit to 2023-2024 fiscal year. On May 7th we will have our Commitment Sunday.
The Castle Rock Orchestra will present its spring concert on Sunday, May 7, 3 pm, in the church sanctuary. The theme for this concert is Broadway musicals and will include music from Les Miserables, Chicago, West Side Story, and many other Broadway favorites.
Seniors Graduating Sunday, May 21: We are honoring our high school and college graduates. If you have a son or daughter, grandson or granddaughter graduating this spring, please let the office know so they can be added to our day of recognition. Please email or drop your graduate’s photo off at the office before May 11.
Church grounds spring clean-up is scheduled for Tuesday, May 23 at 6 pm.
Church Grounds Mowing: With the summer months upon us we need people to assist with mowing the Church grounds. IF you are interested we will have a signup sheet located at the welcome desk.
Tuesday Morning Bible Study meets from 9:30 -11 am on Tuesdays and is currently studying Adam Hamilton’s 24 Hours that Changed the World. This group is open to anyone who wishes to study Scripture, people, and events of the Bible up close. New members and drop-ins are welcome. On May 16, we’ll begin a 6-week study of Adam Hamilton’s latest book Luke: Jesus and the Outsiders, Outcasts, and Outlaws
Monday evening contemporary issues group begins a news study in May: The Way of the Heart by Henry M Nouwen. Zoom Sessions begin on Monday, May 1 (in person) and on Friday, May 5 (Zoom) and end on May 22 and 26. Time for both session is 6:30 - 8:30 pm.
The Bell Choir, under the leadership of Nancy Docksey is adding names to those interested in being a part of this music ministry. If you haven’t yet signed up, contact her in person at the 10:45 service welcome time or by phone or text (303-877-9085).
Little Library Reminder: browse and borrow freely or trade in one at a time. Please do not bring boxes of books.
Grocery Story Card Update: Currently we have over 50 families participating in this program. We receive about $450/quarter from King Soopers. Check the welcome center for directions for signing up for the first time with them. The Safeway Cards are now available. Contact the church office to pick one up.. We have received approximately $250/quarter from Safeway. There is no dollar amount on them this time so folks will just pick up a card and head to Safeway to load the amount they choose to have on it . NOTE: You may use the money you have remaining on the old card, but you will not be able to reload it.
Church Directory Update for those with paper copies: We know there might be errors or missing info. If you want those changed please let Pastor Matt know so that we can adjust those. They will update the data in the app about a week after adjusted. As for the printed version, we are discerning a way to best let you know of changes that is protective of information.