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FUMC Gives to Others

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Gaylord FUMC has been trying to help the community and others. Once a month, they host the Refuge program in town. This church plus other churches in Gaylord host homeless people in the community by offering them a place to sleep and meals. Our church is scheduled for December 14-20th. Those ... Continue


Creches and Cookies

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The second annual Cookies and Creches event will take place this next Sunday, November 23rd. People from the congregation are invited to bring in their creche scenes and angels on Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. The collections will be displayed on Sunday. The congregation is welcome to come ... Continue


Music Opportunities

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Cathy Elsesser has added two new choirs to the music program at the church. Youth Bells is for children (grades 4-8) who want to play in a church youth bell choir. Practices: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 4:30—5pm, choir room. This group will play during Youth Sundays during the year. The ... Continue


New Sunday School Year

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There are classes for Adults, Youth and Children available at Gaylord FUMC this Fall. The Adult classes began on September 7th, and the children and youth classes will resume September 14th. Building Blocks and Joyful Journey will take place immediately following the Children's Sermon during second service. Kidz on a ... Continue


Kidz go to South Dakota

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The Kidz on a Mission trip to South Dakota was an incredible journey. The team of 27 left Gaylord on August 2. The first stop was Maxwell, Iowa. There, the team spent the night at the Maxwell Methodist Church and got to go to a rodeo, a first time event ... Continue


Change of Leadership

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Rev. John Naile will be retiring and leaving our church at the end of June. Bishop Kiesey has appointed Rev. Daniel Bowman to become the new pastor. Rev. Bowman has been the pastor at the Marlette Methodist Church inn the Michigan thumb for the past sixteen years. He and his ... Continue


Youth to go to South Dakota

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From August 2nd to the 10th, the Kidz on a Mission will be involved in a Mission Trip to Rosebud Sioux Reservation. They will be helping with many different projects there. In order to do this, the youth have planned many different fundraisers. The first will be a Bake Sale ... Continue


Advent Continues at FUMC

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December 15th            Chancel Choir Cantata Come hear the Chancel Choir perform Born a Savior, Born a King December 18th  -  Jesus’s Birthday Come to eat at 5:00, and  join others on a walk through Advent. You will be the guests of the youth of the church as they present this various aspects of ... Continue


Advent Comes to FUMC

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December 3rd – UMW All Church Pot Luck Bring a dish to pass and come to the All Church Pot Luck December 4th            Hanging of the Greens Join others for a meal at Tabernacle and help decorate the church for the  Advent Season December 6-8th           – Kidz on a Mission go to Detroit Youth ... Continue


Cookies and Creches

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To start the Advent Season, join us for Cookies and Creches on November 24th. . During coffee hour, creches will be displayed, cookies will be decorated, and Christmas music will be provided. We would appreciate it if you would share your creche scene to be displayed. You can bring them ... Continue