This afternoon (Sunday, April 14) is the Easter Egg Hunt at 4:00 PM. Thanks to who has brought candy and helped with it. We are looking forward to an exciting afternoon. If you signed up to help, please be there by 3:45 pm.
On April 19th, we will be holding our Good Friday Service of worship. This is an important time of reflection so that you can truly appreciate Easter. The service will begin at 6:30 PM in the Sanctuary. Please come and experience what our Lord and Savior went through for us.
The Easter Challenge—Pastor Sean has been challenged by a member of the church to preach wearing a long haired wig if we have over 100 in attendance for Easter The gauntlet has been thrown down!
If you are interested in becoming a member of Bluff City United Methodist Church, please contact Pastor Sean or watch for the sign up sheet in the bulletin over the next few weeks. We are looking at offering a new member class on Sunday, April 28 in the afternoon.
Throughout the season of Lent, the Sanctuary will be open every Wednesday from 12-1 PM for personal prayer and worship. You are free to come and go as you please.
During the Children’s moment each Sunday of Lent, our kids will be collecting loose change to be given as our offering for Change for Children. This is an initiative in Holston Conference every year. These funds are available for grants that local churches can apply for to be used for new and existing children’s ministries. Make sure to come with some pocket change to make those cans jingle!
There has been some interest in having another run of church License plates made. If you would like one, please see Pastor Sean. We have to order 10 at a time and they are $12 each.
Do you have a young person who will be graduating from high school or college? Our graduates will be honored on Sunday, May 19. Please give his/her information to Bobbie Warden by Sunday, May 5.
Vacation Bible School will be held the week of June 23. If interested in helping, watch for the sign-up sheet. There will be an organizational meeting later this month.
If interested in sending your kids to Camp Bays Mountain this summer, please talk with Bethany Glenn (865-387-7335) or leave a message at the church office. Deadline to register is May 1. Scholarships are available, but we need a head count.
Please bring your fresh flowers next Sunday to decorate the cross.
Children’s Inc. of Bluff City (a division of Girl’s Inc.) is a summer program serving the Sullivan County community and surrounding areas. They provide care for children ages 5-18. They will be traveling and swimming ALL summer! Super-fun programs are planned this year, full of new and exciting trips and activities. They are located at Bluff City United Methodist Church Wesley Center. There will be sign-up sheet in the back of the sanctuary. For more information, call (423) 340-0918, or email email@example.com.