NEWS & NOTES

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CARLSON KID CARE – AUGUST 16

Want some much needed time for yourself, or some quality time with a spouse?  Then we hope you will take advantage of our “Carlson Kid Care” night, Friday, Aug. 16th from 6 pm-9 pm.  Let our trained staff watch, teach, feed and have craft time with your nursery age to 12-year-old little ones while YOU get some time to recharge.  Please RSVP with the church office (863-675-0656) before Aug. 9th.  See attached flyer for more information.
 

 



FLORIDA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The Adminisrative Council of Carlson UMC has issued a response to the actions of the recent Florida Annual Conference meeting. If you have any questions, please see Pastor Dave for more information. 
 


KROLL FAMILY CELEBRATION & GOOD-BYE

  



CELEBRATE AMANDA BAKER’S BIRTHDAY WITH THE SEWING ANGELS

The Sewing Angels invite you to come and celebrate Amanda Baker’s birthday with them this Tuesday, April 9th at 11:00 am in the Annex.  



PALM SUNDAY CONCERTS

NEXT SUNDAY Carlson presents our Palm Sunday Concerts with our Choir, Praise Team, and Drama performances.  There are varied musical genres with Hanna Mary Perry leading the traditional / blended style at 8:45 am and Jesse Kroll leading the contemporary style at 11:00 am.  Invite a friend to a full service of music!



JESSE KROLL EARNS MASTER OF DIVINITY DEGREE

If any Carlson church-family members would like to attend Jesse Kroll’s graduation ceremony celebrating the completion of his MDiv degree from Asbury Theological Seminary, the event will take place at University Carillon United Methodist Church, 1395 Campus View Court, Oviedo, Florida, 32765, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 11th  



ORDER EASTER LILIES NOW

You can order your Easter Lilies now.  Only $10 each.
 


THANK YOU!

Thanks to the 18 members and 12 St. Matthews Men who worked to do the cleaning, planting and odd jobs around the church during our workday last weekend.  The church looks great!



UNITED METHODIST MEN’S WORLD FAMOUS CHICKEN DINNER

On Sunday, March 17th, the UM Men will be serving their “World Famous” chicken for eat in or take out.  A 1/4 chicken served with fresh green beans and corn will only be $8.00.  The men will start serving at 10:30 am.  It’s your lucky day; you don’t have to cook!  

 



FRIDAY NIGHT PRAYER SERVICE APRIL 5TH

Please join us on Friday, April 5th at 6:00 pm for a prayer service for ongoing prayer for Carlson and the United Methodist Church.  



WEDNESDAY NIGHT RETURNS WITH SPECIAL MEAL

After a two-week break, Wednesday night programming returns this week.  The Florida Department of Health in Hendry and Glades Counties will be cooking us a heart-healthy meal!  There will also be free blood pressure checks and information about quitting smoking.  Please come!  Make sure to sign up in the Narthex if you will be joining us for dinner.  



LENTEN STUDY

Pastor Dave will be leading a Lenten study through Facebook this year, studying selected writings of John Wesley, as well as engaging in various spiritual disciplines and fasting together.  Due to time constraints, there will not be an in-person group this year, but if you’re interested, please contact the pastor to join.  Thanks!



CHURCH WORKDAY ~ MARCH 16th

Save the date.  Saturday, March 16th is the annual spring work day at Carlson.  We will begin at 8:30 am and finish around 1 pm.  Volunteers needed.  Sign up sheets will be available next week.  



UNPLUG ~ MARCH 14th

SW District laity and friends are invited to set aside their daily routines and join us at the Riverside Retreat Center on Thursday, May 14th from 10 am – 3 pm.  Come pray, rest, relax and learn new ways to listen to God.  There is no charge and lunch is provided.  To register or for more information, contact Hannah Mary Perry or the church office.

 



WELCOME RECEPTION ~ MARCH 10th

Plan to stay after first service or come early for the second service for a Welcome Reception in the Narthex.  More details to come.

 




 
These are websites that you may find useful.
 
 
The United Methodist Church
 
 
The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church
 
 
Chuck Knows Church ~ Cute videos explaining just about everything
you would want to know about the church, but were afraid to ask.
 
 
Weekly Bible crossword puzzles
 
 
The website of the little book you love
Daily devotions and more
 
 
TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Child Protection Training Class
This is mandatory training for anyone working with children or youth in our church, including VBS.
Contact the office for information about online training.
 
CPR / AED TRAINING
Tuesday October 29 @ 7pm
Jeff Burton will be teaching a CPR with AED class at Carlson in the Fellowship Hall.  The cost is $10 payable at the class for book and ASHI-Approved Certification Card (2 years).  Registration limited to 19 participants.  (couples  may share  one of the 19 mannequins).  To register contact the church office or Margaret England 863-517-0202.
 
 
 
 
 
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