Pastor Mark and Sam Wilson are attending the North Georgia Annual Conference in Athens this week.
THANK YOU to ALL who helped in any form or fashion make VBS such a wonderful success! Over 70 children participated with over 100 volunteers! Way to go, FUMC! The youth leave for their beach retreat this Saturday. Prayers are appreciated for their safe travel and an enriching time for the students. We will remember Helen Owenby’s brother Foster in a service this coming Saturday at 11 am here at the church. Have a wonderful week seeing the handiwork of God around and about you.
Welcome New Members who joined Sunday in the 11 am service:
Larry and Pat Clay           832 Wilkie Road, Blairsville
Church Job Postings:
The FUMC Staff Parish Relations Committee is currently seeking all candidates interested in applying for the role of Youth Director that Camden will be leaving July 30 as he prepares to return to School to pursue his master’s degree in Art. This role oversees our ministry with Middler’s and High Schooler’s. If you are interested, please forward a resume to the Church Office and provide at least two references.
The FUMC CEC Board is currently seeking all candidates interested in applying for the role of CEC Director. This role oversees our Child Enrichment Center preschool that operates during the school year on Monday, Wednesdayand Friday mornings for 2, 3, and 4 yr olds. If you are interested, please forward a resume to the Church Office and provide at least two references.
Invitation to Service: Eagle Scout Project THIS WEEK
Devin Gasaway (Chad & Mitzi’s son) is doing his Eagle Scout Project at our church.  His project consists of building a new walkway in the Memorial Garden that will go from the lower parking lot behind the MAC up to the center area outside the Sanctuary.  He has already constructed a new foot bridge that goes over the drainage ditch area and has it in place.The plan is to have two work days (if needed) as he will be building the new path which will consist of laying landscape fabric, installing new paver stones, and back filling with gravel and edging.  The plan is to start at 9am tomorrow.  If you are able to assist Devin with this project please reply directly to me and I will coordinate with Devin so we can plan accordingly for all of the individuals coming to work. If you can find it in your heart and schedule to come out, your help will be greatly appreciated.  I know that many of you have talents and tools that could be tapped for this project. I will be bringing out my tractor to do the bulk of the heavy lifting of the materials and light grading, so if you can attend please reply directly to me and I will coordinate with Devin. Regards, Jeremy Bruce (FUMC Boy Scouting Coordinator) Jeremy.Bruce@pcm.com
Summer hours for the church office and MAC are 8:00—4:00 pm MondayThursday and 8:00—12:30 Friday. This will be for the months of June and July only.

Pray without Ceasing for:

  • All those with Alzheimers/Dementia related struggles (there are many in our faith family and extended faith family) and all their loving caregivers
  • JoAnn Strickland - heart cath this Thursday at Piedmont
  • Bill Gleasure - MRI and liver biopsy this Thursday at St. Joseph’s
  • Norm and Carol Thompson - recent loss of their granddaughter
  • Helen Owenby brother (Foster Wellbourne) memorial service to be held here this Saturday at 11 am.
  • Our custodian (B.L. Anderson) is recovering from a heart stent
  • Marian Malac - is actually at the Chatuge Regional Hospital in Hiawassee Room 123. The address is 110 Main Street, Hiawassee, GA 30546 - not in the same facility as Alex Box a few blocks away.
  • Courtney Bruce grandmother - now under hospice care
  • Janice Jarrard - sister diagnosed with ovarian cancer
  • Our several expectant Mommies and their babies in our congregation
  • Kathy Johnson’s Mother -the family is staying with her in Florida
  • Our Confirmation class as they continue to discern
  • Avis Shaw - upcoming leg procedures June 26
  • Sharon Willits - trouble walking
  • Kim Kuykendall - general health - testing
  • Emily Cobb / Joyce Byers - lots of health issues in extended family members
  • Elaine Neuhaus  - rehab new shoulder
  • Ruth Stefko son (Mike) - lung cancer - chemo and radiation
  • Kathy Zimmerman’s sister (Alice Pollert) - more cancer related treatments
  • Liz Patton’s son - struggling with PTSD
  • Alex Box - Hiawassee Rehab Center (visitors welcome!) Room A27 - driving from Blairsville take the first left up the hill after you pass McConnel Baptist Church in Hiawassee.
  • Nancy Sanford’s Mother in Kansas - general health
  • Nancy Joyce’s – Brother-in Law in Penn.- general health
  • Alex and Pat Box’s Son (Stephen) – severe health issues related to chronic Lyme disease - long term treatment continues
  • Luann, Carol & Bob Head – general health
  • Shirley Cobb/Bob Head/Eva Breedlove/Carol Warren – chronic back/neck/pain issues.
A Note from Finance:

Where the SPIRIT of God is blowing, the children of God are growing!!!
                                                Received               YTD (20 Sundays)
June 4th                       $ 26,199                       $ 484,674
June 11th                     $ 16,881                       $ 501,555
Please remember FUMC in your legacy trusts & wills!

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