What's Up @ Plantation UMC?

February Mission Collection
For the month of February, we will be collecting items for Kids at Play and Plantation United Methodist Preschool. Below are some of the items that are requested. You can place any of these items in the blue receptacle in the Sanctuary lobby anytime during February. Thank you!

  • Laundry Detergent (No dyes – ex. Purex), Kleenex, Lysol Disinfectant Spray, Lysol Wipes, Lysol All Purpose Spray Cleaner, Magic Erasers, Glue Sticks, Staples, Batteries - AAA and AA.

Youth Bake Sale
Sunday, February 17th
Our talented Youth Choir is raising funds to go on tour in June! Next Sunday, February 17th, the Youth Choir will sell delicious, home-made baked goods in the Fellowship Hall. Stop by between and after services and pick up a few items. With your help, the Youth Choir will be able to share their music and message with others!

Sunday, February 17 at 7:00pm
Judy Stoner, a leading member of our congregation, will bring us a message in song as our guest artiste. Her theme will be Angels. We encourage you to invite friends, neighbors and family to join us in what we expect to be another joyous and inspirational Evensong.

UMW Rummage Sale: February 21st - 23rd
*Drop off items will only be accepted from February 17th - 20th, starting at 12:30pm.

  • Volunteers needed! Set-up begins on February 17th and continues during the day throughout the week. Clean up begins at 12:00pm on
    February 23rd. Please contact Pamela Hardigan at hardigan@bellsouth.net if you would like to volunteer or call the church office at 954-584-7500.

  • Plantation UMC Members & Friends Sale: February 21st @ 7:00-9:00 pm.

  • Community Sale: February 22nd, 9:00am-3:00pm and Saturday, February 23rd, 9:00am-12:00pm. Saturday is $3 bag day!

Griefshare Class
New class beginning February 25th
Are you grieving the death of a family member or friend? You are invited to join GriefShare, “Your Journey from Mourning to Joy”. This 14-week video-based support and discussion group will meet every Monday starting February 25 through May 27 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in room 309. New members may start at any time during the series. There is a one-time $20 fee for the workbook. You may also visit the GriefShare website, griefshare.org for information about the series. Contact Carolyn Curry at cabcurry@comcast.net or call the church office with any questions.

Coffee with the Pastor
Saturday, March 2nd, 10:00am- Noon
What is Plantation UMC all about? What do Methodists believe, and why does it matter? What’s the point of becoming a church member? How do I make connections within the church? If you’re interested in learning about these questions (and many more!) join Pastor Hedy for coffee! After this get-together, those interested will have the opportunity to join the church the very next day at the worship service of your choice: Sunday, March 3rd! Childcare available upon request. To reserve your spot, contact Jen Calvert at communications@pumc.net or 954-584-7500.

Upcoming Guest Preacher
Founding Pastor Hank Galloway

Sunday, March 3rd
On the final Sunday of our series, On Mission Together, we will welcome our church’s Founding Pastor, Hank Galloway.  Rev. Galloway has written a book about the founding of our church, called “Growing a Church for All People.” In worship, he will share how our church’s mission at its founding can inspire us on our mission in the future.  Don’t miss this unique opportunity!  Rev. Galloway will be staying for an “author’s lunch” after the 11:00 service. If you are interested in coming, please sign up here.

Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, March 6th
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent, a season of reflection and preparation before Easter. Join us at 7:00pm for a special Ash Wednesday service in the Sanctuary. If you prefer, you can receive ashes anytime from 7:30 to 9:00 in the morning in front of the Sanctuary.

Lenten Art + Prayer Workshop
Wednesday, March 20, 6:00-8:00pm
Join Pastor Hedy and Angelyn Latta for a contemplative, fun evening! Together we will use our creativity and curiosity to connect more deeply with God. No artistic experience required! For more information, or to sign up, contact Pastor Hedy at hedy@pumc.net or 954-584-7500.

Children’s Home update
We are pleased to report that the giving to the Children’s Home from Plantation UMC for 2018 was $27,388.27.  
Thank you and congratulations for everyone’s prayers and support for this great ministry to children in need.
Day on campus: This year’s Day On Campus will take place on March 16th and includes a special invitation to our South East District. Although we will not be sponsoring a bus this year, you may wish to attend on an individual basis. For reservations call the Children’s Home at 386-668-5088. Please remember that our next Fifth Sunday, and first of the year, will be March 30th.

Greeter Ministry
Do you enjoy making people feel welcomed and valued? Join our Greeter Team to welcome people to our sanctuary, pass out bulletins, and generally help provide an environment of hospitality and warmth. If you are interested in greeting, please email Maple Mcleod at bigmac240479@comcast.net.

Children’s Ministry
There is so much on offer for the littlest members of our family of faith here at Plantation UMC! For more information, contact Pastor Kathy or check out our page at weloveplantation.org/children!

Congregational Care
Caring for our family of faith is an important aspect of our community life at Plantation UMC. However, we can only respond to the need or concern if we know it exists! If you, or anyone you know, has need of congregational support, please let us know by calling the church office at 954-584-7500 or sending email to office@pumc.net. Thank you so much!

PUMC Library AND Resource Center
The Library Team is constantly adding new books and multimedia resources to our collection, including subjects related to the sermon topics. Stop by room 308 on Sunday to see what’s new! For additional information, or to join the Library Team, contact Rae Carole Armstrong at rca912@gmail.com.

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