News & Happenings

News & Happenings

Services at the Lake
We hope you will join us at the Bald Ridge Marina Chapel on Sunday mornings at 9:00 am throughout the summer for our services at the Lake.

Attention Class of 2017
We would like to honor you on Graduate Recognition weekend! This includes recent college graduates and high school seniors. For more information, contact Scott Sienkiewicz at

Membership Sunday
Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the 8:45, 9:51 and 11:00 services. If you’ve been thinking about joining the church, but didn’t want to join alone, you might consider joining with others on May 21. For more info, call or email Laurie Hintz (770)314-2815,

Joyful Sound Concert
Join us for our spring concert on Sunday, May 21st at 9:45 in the sanctuary.

Kid’s Summer Lunch Program Training
Summer Lunch Program Training will take place May 21 from 12:15-1:15 pm. Volunteer to serve children lunch this summer at sites here in Forsyth County. All Summer Lunch volunteers must attend the training. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP to

Church Family Camp Out 2017
Come Campout with your Church!  This church outing is on June 23-25th, 2017 at Shady Grove Campground in Cumming.  The cost is $55.00 for the weekend.  We have games, a potluck dinner, a s’mores competition, and our own lake church service.  Please register at or contact Pistol Robinson at, 770-887-2900 ext 238.

Collecting Plastic Bags
The Mary-Martha Circle is collecting clean plastic grocery bags that are in good condition to use to make sleeping mats for the homeless veterans. If you would like to donate bags, please place them in the Mary-Martha Collection bin outside of the big kitchen.

Upward Flag Football & Cheerleading
CFUMC Upward Flag Football & Cheerleading Registration is now open!  Ages this sport are as follows: K-7th grade (co-ed). Cost for this sport is: 135.00 per participant.  Registration deadline is: July 22nd.  Registration forms can be found in the church office or online at  Contact Barbara Ledbetter at 770-887-2900 ext. 236 or email: for further information.

Foster Care Ministry Info Meeting
Join us Sunday, June 4 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm here at CFUMC to hear more about the Joy of Fostering a child or how you can help support foster parents! To RSVP, visit

Prayer Shawl No Longer Needs Shoe Boxes
Thank you so much for everyone who has donated Shoe Boxes to the Prayer Shawl Ministry. We have a sufficient amount of boxes at this time. Thank you!

Ruth: A Sermon Series
Join us May 14, 21, & 28 for a new sermon series on Ruth. Ruth is a love story, not just between a young woman and man, but between a God and His people. We hope that you will join us at 8:45, 9:51 & 11 am Worship!

Join us for an Evening of Symphony & Song
Join us on May 22 here at CFUMC in the Sanctuary for a free concert presented by the North Forsyth Middle School Chorus with the Forsyth Philharmonic at 7:00 pm.

Cover to Cover Book Club
The book we are discussing this month is The Perfume Collector
Kathleen Tessaro. Join us on May 21 at 4:00 pm in the Church Library. Questions, contact Sarah Hopkins at

SAVE THE DATE & YOUR ITEMS for the Garage Sale!
Please start saving your items now for the Family Promise Garage Sale on August 26. Family Promise goes to support homeless families in Forsyth community. We are hoping to support this cause by providing items to be sold in the sale.

Summer Camp Registration now open!
We hope your little ones will join us this summer! VBS, Farm Camp, Little Friends Camp, Art Camp, Camp Extreme and so much more! To register your kid(s) please visit

Summer Lunch Program Training
Summer Lunch for Kids Training will be May 21st at 12:15 to 1:15. Volunteer to serve children lunch this summer at sites here in Forsyth County. All Summer Lunch Volunteers must attend the Training. RSVP to Light refreshments will be served.

School Supply Drive
Children’s Ministries is collecting School Supplies that will be given to at-risk students this upcoming school year, here in Forsyth County. Over 900 Backpacks of School Supplies will be packed during our Helping Hands Camp for these special children. Collection Jars will be set up in the Narthex, at 9:51 and outside the Children’s Ministry Office.

We are in need of Ushers for the 8:45 am worship service. If you are willing to serve, please contact Jim Hensley at 770-826-7387. Thank you in advance!

Children’s Choir Volunteer Needed
The children’s choir program is looking for one, two, or three interested members to work with the Pre-K children’s choir beginning in the fall. The Curriculum used is written by Celebrating Grace and includes all that is needed for instructional and fun lessons throughout the year. On July 14th and 15th in Dalton GA there will be an inservice where we will work with the writers of the curriculum. The sessions are always motivating and informative. Please contact Rev. Allison Griner at 770-887-2900 or Debbie Dickey at 404-401-8445.

Encounter the Risen Christ Face to Face for 60+ Adults
If you are…
~60 years or older
~Desire a deeper, more meaningful walk with the Risen Christ
~Hope for Christ’s love to be real in every relationship you have, and
~Wish to make a deeper impact on the world and your community of faith by living a lefe centered on Jesus, then…
FACE to FACE is for YOU!
Join us May 23-24 and May 30-31 at Kennesaw UMC. For an application, contact Mary Brigmon at 678-867-9867 or 678-677-2874.

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