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Together @10 Worship Service and Pancake Breakfast

Join us for a special service on Sunday, January 21, where the 9:30 and 11:00 services will be combined into ONE service at 10:00 a.m. This is a great time to make new friends, re-connect with old friends and bring guests to visit our church.

Stop by the gym before or after the 10:00 service to continue in fellowship and enjoy a Pancake Breakfast served by the youth.

Please note the 8:15 a.m. service will still be held in the Chapel.

Friday Night at the Movies

PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE!

We start off this new year with Amadeus, a 1984 film adaptation of a hugely successful Broadway play of the same name by Peter Shaffer.  Set in the 18th century, it is a somewhat fictionalized story of the rivalry between genius composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri, a successful composer in his own right.  Annoyed by Mozart's gauche behavior and (to Salieri) unearned acclaim given by the emperor Joseph II, Salieri acknowledges the young composer's brilliance but pursues a jealous vendetta against the young man nevertheless.  An immensely popular film, Amadeus won eight Oscars, including best picture and best actor for F. Murray Abraham, who plays Salieri.   The soundtrack underscores Mozart's works beautifully.

Tom Babler will present the movie and lead our post-film discussion.  Snacks, desserts and soft drinks will be on hand; a $2 donation is suggested.  

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE LENGTH OF THE FILM, WE ARE STARTING ONE-HALF HOUR EARLIER THAN USUAL!   

Contact Sheila in the church office to sign up.

Location: 
Safford Home Theater
Date: 
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

Taking Care of Your Loved Ones

Part III Know Your Options

On Sunday, Jan. 21 following the Pancake Breakfast in room 212 at 11:30 a.m. we will continue our series with speakers from Oasis, an organization that offers information and guidance for finding the right fit for aging adults; Home Helpers, an organization that provides in-home care for seniors who need assistance with their daily living activities; and a representative from Lacey Creek, an aging care facility that serves adults of all incomes including Medicaid seniors.

Please join us for this informative session!

Sponsored by Health and Wellness

Location: 
Room 212
Date: 
Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 11:30am

Adult Bible Study - Luke's Gospel

Pastor Jim will lead this group as they begin reading through the Gospel of Luke. At each class, a selection from Luke will be read and then discussion will take place to compare and contrast how life today is different from life described in the passage. Participants will explore ways that the passage might still speak to them, given the historical distance from the text.

All you need to bring is your Bible!

Date: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 11:00am

Winter/Spring Family Meal Subscription

The first Wednesday family meal of this new year will be Wednesday, January 10 from 5-6:30 p.m.  This is a great time to have a meal and connect with others in the church. The other benefits include not planning a meal and not cooking it!  There are 15 Wednesday meals that you may purchase from January 10 to April 25.

You will notice there are four meals called “Don’s Home Cookin’.”    These are special meals planned and cooked by a wonderful team of chefs here at the church headed up by Don Safford.  Those meals are included when you purchase a meal plan.    If you are only interested in the “Don’s Home Cookin’” meals, then you will need to just email or contact me a week before the meal (those cost $6/person).  If you have any questions about this wonderful time for fellowship and food (not to mention no planning and meal preparation) please let me know.

See the form below for information on how to get registered for these church meals! Please register by January 7 if you plan on joining us on January 10.

Contact John Smoke at john@dgfumc.org with any questions.

Hearing Loop System Available on the Main Floor of the Sanctuary

DGFUMC is pleased to provide the Hearing Loop System for use on the main floor of the Sanctuary.

A hearing loop is a wire that circles a room and is connected to a sound system. The loop transmits the sound electromagnetically. The electromagnetic signal is then picked up by the t-coil in a hearing aid or cochlear implant.

Users with a t-coil in their hearing aid can now listen to the service directly through their hearing aids. Please check with your hearing care professional to see if your hearing aid is equipped with a t-coil and properly adjusted. Non-hearing aid users can pick-up a headset to use at the sound board.

To learn more about the Hearing Loop System, please see the flyer below..

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