Scripture for the week of Dec. 15 is Ruth 4:13-22
Christmas Eve Offering
Our Christmas Eve gifts will equally support Cloud 9 Equine Therapy in
Milton, Kansas and RIP Medical Debt. These organizations were selected
by the Mission Committee.
Cloud 9 Equine Therapy’s motto is “Changing lives one stride at a time.”
They offer therapeutic programs that benefit veterans, academic learning
as well as therapeutic riding to assist those who are autistic, suffer
from depression, ADHD, PTSD and other illnesses. To find out more go
RIP Medical Debt empowers donors to forgive billions in oppressive medical
debt. They are dedicated to removing the burden of debt for individuals,
families, and veterans across America. Our church will join the
Okeene Oklahoma United Methodist Church campaign to help those is
need in northwest Oklahoma.
Check out their website:
Gifts can be placed in the offering or left in the church office at any time.
Please mark your gift “Christmas Eve offering.”
Nursery Supplies Needed:
The nursery could use bottles of apple
juice and Goldfish! Thank you!!!
Wednesday Dinner Menu:
Dinner is served between 5:30-6:30 p.m. Donations only except for the first Wednesday of the month, these are fundraisers for various groups in the church

December 11:
No Meal this week.
Holiday Happenings! Mark your calendar.
Dec. 8, 11:00 a.m. Children’s Christmas Program
Dec. 8, 4:00 p.m. Bell Choir Concert
Dec. 24, 4:00, 7:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Services
Christmas Goody Plates
Let the Senior High UMYF help you share the Christmas spirit with your
friends and family! The youth will make an assortment of holiday goodies
for you! Pick up or delivery available. (sorry, we cannot deliver out
of town) Each plate is $15. (Make checks payable to FUMC)
Please see any high school youth group member, Juliah Ewing, Lyndsey
Metzen or Terri Campbell for an order form.
Orders will be taken during Fellowship time and forms are available in
the church office as well. The deadline for orders is Wednesday, Dec.11.
Forms are also in the box outside the church office.
Pick up and deliveries will be made on Saturday, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. to 12
p.m. Fellowship Hall.
Grief Share Meetings:
Thursdays at Noon (change of meeting date) GriefShare is a special weekly seminar/support group for people grieving the death of someone close. At GriefShare, you’ll learn valuable information that will help you through this difficult time in your life. For more information please contact Lenny Scheufler or church office at 326-7403.
For more information:
For meetings at FUMC Wellington:
Mission Opportunities
• Food Pantry:   The food pantry on the east side of the church is in need of food. Please help us keep it full!
• 5th Sunday      Food Bank Collection: Nonperishable items may be left in the baskets in the overflow or office.
• Mission Box:      Mission Box: “Local Salvation Army” If you write a check please
put “Wellington” in the memo.
Dillons Youth Fundraiser:
THANK YOU to all who have registered your Plus Card with the First United Methodist Youth in the community rewards program! HOW TO REGISTER: If you have an online Dillons account simply log in and click on the community tab and follow the directions. At Step 4 enter your organization’s number or name, First United Methodist Youth, or type in our number UE324.
Care and Share Team News
The Care and Share team reaches out to the church family during critical
life moments. Please contact the church office if there is a death,
hospitalization or birth. The office will contact the Care and Share team

Opportunity! The Care and Share team is in need of a Visitation Coordinator
and people who would be interested in calling on those who are
homebound. If you would like to help please contact Sharon LeValley or
Terri Campbell.
Right Now Media
Our church is always looking for ways to serve you as you live out your
faith throughout the week. We are inviting you to have a free account
to an exciting new video library called RightNow Media. It’s essentially
the “Netflix of Video Bible Studies” because you will have instant access
to thousands of great videos for kids, youth, parents, married couples
and more. You can view these videos from your phone, tablet or computer.
And you can also view them in a group setting through a TV or projector.
Please share your email address with us asking to obtain rightnow media!
Upon receipt of your email address an invitation to “Right Now
Media” will be sent.
Please let us know if you are having any difficulties!
After receiving the email from Right Now Media.
Simply click on the link, put in your name
and a password and you’re all set. All of the
videos are FREE for everyone to use.
Box Tops 4 Education:
Let’s help our local schools! Each box top is
worth 10 cents! Cut out these coupons on participating products. Containers
are in the overflow and Fellowship Hall. Coupons are divided
between the local schools!


Please DO NOT block the west bay of the garage. The van is in
use each Sunday morning! Thank you!