Announcements and Stuff

Lenten/Easter Schedule

Maundy Thursday Service – No Service at CUMC. Please join with another church in the area to worship.

Good Friday Service – 7:00pm 

Easter Morning Sunrise Service (Outside if weather permits) – 9:30am

Easter Brunch following Sunrise Service (approx. 9:45am)

Easter Sunday Worship/Celebration 10:30am

Easter Brunch

Easter Sunday we will be having a light brunch following our “sunrise” service. A sign-up sheet for food donations will be on the back table. All family and friends welcome!!

Book Study

A group of us have begun the Lenten book study “24 Hours That Changed the World” lead by Pastor Gary. We have two more classes and you are still welcome to join us. We will be meeting on Thursday, April 6 at 4:00 pm and then one more time with the date yet to be determined.

Spring Clean-Up/Hot Dog Roast

We’ll be holding our annual yard clean-up and hot dog roast on Thursday, April 20th. We’ve always had a good turnout and have been able to get a lot of work done in a short amount of time thanks to so many volunteers. So bring your lawn tools and hot dogs/chips/cookies etc. in the late afternoon and join in the fun as we work together to care for the church God has entrusted to us. The Munson House yard clean-up will be held the following Thursday, April 27th. In case of bad weather on either evening, the events will be rescheduled.

Summer Fun!

Look at the fun events the ladies have planned for us this summer. More information will be coming for each event as the time grows nearer. April is our month for the butterflies at Frederik Meijer Gardens. Bring your friends and come join in the fun.

April 6 – Frederik Meijer Garden Butterflies – We will be meeting at the church at 9:45am and carpool to the museum. Cost is yet to be determined. If there are at least 10 of us we can get in for a group rate, which is $10/person. If we don’t have enough for the group rate the cost will be $11/person for seniors and $14.50/person if you’re under 65 yr. old)

Upcoming Events

• May – Southern Luncheon (Home of Reba Peterson)
• June 11 – Dinner at the Shack in Jugville (Carpool directly after church service)
• July 12 – A Day at the beachfront (Brown bag lunch/ Home of Diana Hicks)
• August – Bonfire & Potluck (Home of the Petersons)

Men’s Breakfastp

The United Methodist Men’s Breakfast is being held at the Montague United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 8 at 9:30 am. All men of the church and their friends are invited to join in breakfast and fellowship.

Yard Sale?

There has been some discussion about having a churchwide yard sale – some are for it and others not so much. We’d like to know how much interest there is among you. If you’re interested in helping to put on a churchwide yard sale please sign the sign-up sheet on the back table. If there’s enough interest, a committee will be formed and we’ll move forward with the project. Thank you!!

Nursery Schedule

4/2 – Edith Bogart
4/9 – Joyce Twiss
4/16 – Carol Adams
4/23 – Kathy Ohman
4/30 – Joyce Twiss


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