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Announcements from the weekly bulletin of April 20:


PRAYER REQUESTS: First United Methodist Church; the congregation of Concha del Oro; the Epworth Project, Imagine No Malaria; Missionary Gaston Ntambo; Karen Bell; Barbara Brandeberry; Emily Buckman; Raymond Fahle; Vern Hansen; Judy Hartley; Ron Hartley; Mary Etta Hemmerly; Mark Hogan; Maxine Miller; Coquette Neifer; Ann Ruehl; Roger Schupp; Ted Sipes; *Joe Crider; *Jason Hill; *Mark Istre; (*presently deployed)



“…The world is my parish.” – John Wesley.

The world is more connected and accessible than ever. That’s why FUMC in Bowling Green makes it easy for you to connect with us for information, inspiration, and encouragement wherever you are. Visit our website: www.fumcbg.org or follow us on

Facebook: facebook.com/FUMCBG and Twitter @FUMCBGOH




THANKS to all 1st ANGEL VOLUNTEERS! The Mission Committee wishes to thank all the volunteers who helped make the Easter food giveaway a success. If you helped label bags, setup the tables & arranged food, bagged food or helped register & move bags on carts to family cars on Friday and Saturday April 11th & 12th, your service was appreciated. Your efforts help make this Easter a bit better for 30 families.


HUNGER ISN’T A SEASON BUT A YEAR-ROUND EVENT! Helpers are needed every first Thursday of the month (May 1st) at 10:00 a.m. to help unload trucks & setup for Food Giveaway, and every first Friday (May 2nd) at 9:00 a.m. to bag and distribute groceries. For information about helping with this ministry, please contact Bob or Connie Segna at 419-353-0873.

The Food Pantry is always running low on ALL types of non-perishable food and clean plastic/brown grocery bags, so PLEASE keep bringing in your donations! If you wish to give a monetary donation be sure to note "Food Distribution" in the memo field of the check so that the funds are credited to this effort.

"I was hungry, you gave me food. I was thirsty, you gave me drink."

~ Matthew 25:35


COMMUNITY GARDEN FUNDRAISER: The United Christian Fellowship, a campus ministry, is sponsoring a lunch fundraiser here at FUMC on Sunday, May 4th at 12:30 p.m., where they will share their vision for the Bowling Green Community Gardens, and their goal of equipping BGSU students to have a desire to serve in God's Kingdom, by exposing them to cultures outside of their own. The lunch will be a free-will donation.


FUM BLOODMOBILE MAY 5th: The American Red Cross is holding a Blood Drive here at the church on Monday, May 5, 2014 from 12:00-6:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: 1STUMCBG.

HELPERS NEEDED! Rick Brechmacher is coordinating the Bloodmobile and is looking for people willing to help with various duties. If you are able to help, please call or text Rick at (419) 494-1203. There will also be a sign-up sheet available in the Narthex following the worship services the next few weeks. Please consider giving your time to this worthwhile ministry.




Last Updated on Sunday, 20 April 2014 20:29