Hello Church family and friends! As we quickly approach the new year, we ask that if you HAVEN’T filled this form out before, that you please take a minute to complete it. This will help Hope UMC be able to post your birthdays and/or anniversaries, as well as pictures, in our church newsletter! We certainly want to make sure we have all the important information needed for our friends and families!
King’s Kids theme this year is “Snacks for the Soul” and is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, January 5th.
King’s Kids is for children in Prep/Kindergarten through 6th grade, and goes from 3:20 – 5:15 two times a month. A completed registration form must be completed before the children can attend and can be downloaded by clicking KING’S KIDS REGISTRATION FORM.
The program’s success is due to the committed volunteers who share their time and talents with the kids. There are numerous ways to help, so please click VOLUNTEER FORM to help this program continue with its success. More information, including dates, are on the poster below. Please share this so all the kids can get registered before the first session on January 5th! Thanks!
Just a reminder that we will be putting up Christmas decorations following worship at both centers tomorrow, November 21st. Soup & goodies will be served following decorating at the Poky center since it will be lunchtime. All family and friends are welcome to come join the fun!
And our FUN & FELLOWSHIP activity is to meet at the Rialto Theatre this Monday night, November 22nd, by 6:45pm to attend Jenn Gotzon’s movie “The Farmer & The Belle: Saving Santaland.” Everyone is invited to come and enjoy this movie… and some of us will be having movie popcorn for supper! We hope you will bring your friends and family so we can pack the theatre!
Due to Jenn Gotzon’s family contracting COVID-19, her visit to Pocahontas on November 22nd and 23rd has been postponed. Gotzon’s latest movie, The Farmer & The Belle: Saving Santaland, will still be showing at the Rialto Theatre through Thursday, November 25th at 7 PM nightly. The grand opening of Creator’s will still be taking place at Noon on Tuesday, November 23rd at 326 N Main St. in Pocahontas, IA. Dates for a rescheduled visit from Gotzon to Pocahontas are currently being explored, as well as a potential electronic alternative for thegrand opening ceremony of Creator’s. Please follow Creator’s – Books, Crafts & More on Facebook for updates on both of those items.
You are invited to help us decorate the church for Christmas thisSunday, November 21st following worship at both the Havelock & Poky Centers, since next Sunday, November 28th, will be the beginning of Advent.
Soup will be served at the Poky Center since we will not get started much before noon. This is a great way to get in the spirit of the season, and the more, the merrier! We “HOPE” to see you there!
Pocahontas is very privileged to be hosting one of the movie premieres for Jenn Gotzon’s movie “The Farmer & the Belle: Saving Santaland” on Monday, November 22nd. We (Pocahontas!) were even listed in the New York’s Times!
Jenn’s schedule is listed below. We are so excited to have the opportunity to have her share her story and time with us! Please save the date to come and meet her and enjoy her movie playing at the Rialto! We “HOPE” to see you there!
A simple way to be sure to include God in our day is by using this simple method. Say a short phrase as you breathe in, and complete it as you breathe out. Some examples:
Breathe in (Lord Jesus Christ); Breathe out (have mercy on me).......
Breathe in (The Lord is my shepherd); Breathe out (I shall not want).......
Breathe in (Oh holy spirit); Breathe out (please guide me today).......
It's an easy way to include God in everything that we do!