December 2018 | Click to view

December 2018 | Click to view

Insight is our monthly newsletter that is filled with articles from our staff and members as well as information about upcoming events. Click the image to view a PDF of November’s issue of Insight.

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This Week

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| TODAY | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Room C-221 | This three week  experience is designed to lead us to Love God, Love People, and Change the World. Visit for more information.


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UNITED METHODIST WOMEN CALL TO PRAYER AND SELF DENIAL | TUES., JAN. 29 | 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | Hospitality Room | Join us and bring a lunch item to share as we study the 2019 theme:Building a Thriving Generation of Children and Youth Worldwide.
GRACE FOR GRANDMOTHERS | SUN., FEB. 3 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | A new, confidential support group is available for grandmothers estranged from their grandchildren. For more information contact Donna Alexander at 251.510.0905.
LADIES THURSDAY NIGHT STUDY | THUR., FEB. 28 | 6:30 p.m. | Springhill Avenue UMC Fellowship Hall | Led by Pastor Jean Tippit and Rev. Sheila Bates | If you have ever felt overwhelmed with the business of life or you have longed for a little peace and quiet, then this Bible study is for you. This study will help you understand what it means to Sabbath and find rest in your hectic life.


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PRESCHOOL FUN DAY: VALENTINE PARTY | WED., FEB. 13 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Fellowship Hall | Join us for a Valentine craft, games and lots of fun. Register at
DADDY DAUGHTER DATE NIGHT: A NIGHT IN PARIS | SUN., FEB. 17 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Christ Center Gym | Preschool – 12th Grade | Join us for an enchanted evening in Paris! Fathers and all father figures, bring your daughter out for a formal dinner, music, dancing, memorable photos, and more. Register by SUN., FEB. 10 at Cost: $30 for daddy and one daughter, $35 for daddy and two or more daughters.

missions & Serving

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INFORMATION CENTER AND GREETER VOLUNTEERS NEEDED | Come and be a part of our Hospitality Ministry! Volunteers are needed for our 11:35 a.m. Sanctuary Information Center and our 7:40 a.m. Greeter positions. Volunteer only one Sunday a month for about 20 minutes. Contact Lesly Barrow at or 251.648.6781 to sign up.  
| Begins SAT. FEB. 2 | Volunteers are needed to help keep our grounds beautiful. If you have a passion for gardening, or would just like to help, join us every first and third Sat. from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Make sure to bring gloves and a water bottle.  


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678 VOLLEYBALL | Registration open | 6th – 8th Grade Girls | Required evaluations are on Fri., Jan. 18. The season begins late February and ends in March. Register at, or in person at the Recreation Desk. Fee: $75.
T-BALL, BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL | Registration open | For ages 4 by Mar. 1, 2019 thru no older than 4th grade for boys; girls no older than 6th grade. Required evaluations are Mon., Feb. 4 and Tues., Feb. 5. Season starts in late February and ends in May. Fee: $80.
SIT & GET FIT CLASS | Every MON., WED., AND FRI.beginning JAN. 7  | 9:30 a.m. | Recreation Yoga Room | This 30 minute, total body workout class will increase your stamina, balance and  flexibility while sitting. Contact Dyann Munoz at or the Recreation Desk at 251.706.3326.  
BALANCE AND STRENGTH CLASS | Every WED. in FEB. | 1:30 p.m.  Hospitality Room | Join us for exercises led by instructor Kathy Hays. No special equipment or clothing is required. Stop by the Recreation Desk and fill out a registration card if you are new to the class. 

 Christ Café Ministry                              

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CHRIST CAFÉ NEW 2019 HOURS | The Christ Café will be open for brunch on Sundays from 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., and for lunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m..