This Week: 12/10/2017

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What's Happening
Join us Tuesdays at 5:30pm for Spirit Café supper, worship, and an opportunity to greet visitors to our church.

Angels’ Attic is in need of sheets, towels, and volunteers! Current sale of 50% off Christmas items, men’s suits and sport coats, and all winter coats continues and storewide sale begins Dec. 11.
Join us in Fellowship Hall on Friday, Dec, 8, 9am-4pm for an  UCMOR Workshopon connecting neighbors. This workshop is focused on learning about congregational readiness to respond to disaster and the dynamics of long term recovery ministry.

Fire Aid and Volunteer Opportunities
Join us for a Post-Fire Conversation on Sunday, December 10, immediately following the Fijian Language Ministry Worship, Montgomery Sanctuary. Representatives from Rapid Response Network and Undocufund will give information and answer questions about assistance for anyone (directly or indirectly) affected by the fire. This conversation is specifically focused on the immigrant community.
Habitat for Humanity is looking for someone who can tow a donated 30 foot 5th wheel travel trailer from Placerville to Santa Rosa to be used as housing for a family that lost their home in the recent fires.  Call the church office if you can help. 

Men’s Lunch Bunch: Tuesday, Dec. 12, 11:30am, Shari’s.

Taize Prayer Service: Friday, Dec. 15, 7pm, Lehman Chapel.

Charge Conference: Monday, Dec. 11, 6pm, Christ Church United Methodist. 

Stewardship Note: The stewardship committee has asked that you continue or increase your existing pledges into 2018.  Contribution envelopes will be available in the church office beginning Dec. 17.
Wednesday Prayer Group: Meets weekly, 9am-10am, home of Bea Harris.  All are welcome to attend. Contact the church office for details.

Poinsettia Dedications: To be included in our annual poinsettia dedication booklet, please submit envelopes by December 17.


Advent Activities
Santa Sitting & Youth Lock-In: Saturday, Dec. 9, 2pm, Christ Church United Methodist.

Advent Soup Lunch: Sunday, Dec. 10, 12pm, Stony Point Ministry Center.

The Giving Tree: If you have taken a tag from the giving tree, please bring the gift and tag back by Sunday, Dec.10.

Potluck Luncheon: Tuesday, Dec. 12, 12pm, Fellowship Hall. Hosted by the UMW.

“A Christmas Carol”: Tuesday, Dec. 12, 6:30pm; Sanctuary.

Nomadic Shelter: Friday, Dec. 15, 4pm, Fellowship Hall.
Got Socks? Give the gift of warmth! We’re collecting new socks, underwear, and toiletries to help those who will  brave the cold this winter. All donations will be distributed through the Homeless Services Center. Bring your donations by Dec. 18 to either campus and look for the brightly wrapped collection boxes.

Christmas Eve Worship
Sunday, December 24

All Church Worship
“Message in Music”
10am, Fellowship Hall
Fijian Language Ministry Worship
1pm, Sanctuary
No other worship services this morning.
Family Worship
First United Methodist Church
Stony Point Worship Center
2150 Giffen Ave, Santa Rosa
Contemplative Worship
Christ Church United Methodist
1717 Yulupa Avenue, Santa Rosa
Traditional Worship
First United Methodist Church
Montgomery Sanctuary
1551 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa
Candlelight Service
Fijian Language Ministry
First United Methodist Church
Montgomery Sanctuary
1551 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa


We the people of First United Methodist Church of Santa Rosa commit ourselves to the mission of growing loving communities of faith centered on Jesus that express themselves through bothpersonal spirituality and social responsibility, reaching up to God and reaching out to all people in God’s love.


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December Roseleaf Newsletter

Learn more about the ministries at FUMC through articles written by our pastors and ministry leaders.

Event Date: 

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 00:01