Change Your Life
But there's also this, it's not too late -
"Come back to me and really mean it! Come fasting and weeping, sorry for your sins!"  Change your life, not just your clothes.  Come back to God, your God.
And here's why: God is kind and merciful.  He takes a deep breath, puts up with a lot, 
This most patient God, extravagant in love, always ready to cancel catastrophe.  Who knows?  Maybe he'll do it now, maybe he'll turn around and show pity. 
Maybe, when all's said and done, there'll be blessings full and robust for your God!   
 ~ Joel 2: 12-17  The Message 
Rend Your Heart    Lent2021
33 College Care Packages, 18 MAGIC EMU Care Packages, 12 Senior Surprises; and enough love tucked inside each box and bag to feed the hungriest of hearts.

To the mothers who dare to love others, Le'Shay Webb (the director of the MAGIC program at EMU) was reinvigorated by the outpouring of generosity for those with whom she works. We need to zoom with her because she is grandmother wisdom/God foundation inspiration.
For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.  ~ Ephesians 2:10

I want to grow.  I want to be better. You Grow. We all grow. We're made to grow. You either evolve or you disappear.  ~ Tupac Shakur
What's Up Click HERE to contact Jeanne for any of the Zoom Links below

*** Confirmation 
Time:Sunday February 21, 2021 06:30 PM 
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*** Sixth Grade Zoom - Tuesdays 3:30-4:00 pm

Time: Feb 23, 2021 04:00 pm Eastern Time (US and Canada)
        Every week on Tue, until Apr 6, 2021, 7 occurrence(s)
        Feb 23, 2021 04:00 pm
        Mar 2, 2021 04:00 pm
        Mar 9, 2021 04:00 pm
        Mar 16, 2021 04:00 pm
        Mar 23, 2021 04:00 pm
        Mar 30, 2021 04:00 pm
        Apr 6, 2021 04:00 pm

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*** Seventh and Eighth Grade Zoom  Wednesdays 4:00-4:30 
Time: Feb 24, 2021 04:00 pm Eastern Time (US and Canada)
        Every week on Wed, until Apr 7, 2021, 7 occurrence(s)
        Feb 24, 2021 04:00 pm
        Mar 3, 2021 04:00 pm
        Mar 10, 2021 04:00 pm
        Mar 17, 2021 04:00 pm
        Mar 24, 2021 04:00 pm
        Mar 31, 2021 04:00 pm
        Apr 7, 2021 04:00 pm

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***Opportunities to Love During Black History Month
~ If you've gotten anything at all out of following Christ, if his love has made any difference in your life, if being in a community of the Spirit means anything to you, if you have a heart, if you care - then do me a favor:  Agree with each other, love each other, be deep spirited friends.  Don't push your way to the front; don't sweet talk your way to the top.  Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead. Don't be obsessed with getting your own advantage.  Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand. 
~Philippians 2:3-4
Congratulations to the winners of Super Bowl Bingo.  Your Thompson's Pizza gift cards are on their way!
Black History Month Opportunities to Grow in Love-
Cultural Lenten Calendar
Epilogue - As I sat in the parking lot of CFUMC late last fall, I called  Darryl Johnson, the new director of Mentor2Youth, and asked him to pray for the sale of a house about to hit the market. 
The house sold within one week to the first couple that walked through the door. With all of the paperwork now complete, 18K+ will soon be donated to M2Y. 
Realizing fully that money does not create justice, it affords mercy as we work toward a kingdom with level ground before the throne. 
And so the Middle School Bake-Off Contest begins.....
Stay tuned.
Confirmation - Part Two Click HERE to contact Jeanne for Zoom Link

Chelsea First UMC is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Confirmation
Time:  06:30 pm Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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February 21                             Session 16
March 7                                   Session 17
March 21                                 Session 18
March 28                                 Session 19
High Ropes at TreeRunner in the Spring/Summer of 2021

Meeting time and locations                 
6:30 – 8 pm
LL Conference room – Edie Wiarda and Rachel Krugh  
Room 207 – Vaughn and Joanne Mills
Room 216 – Mark Peterson and Jeff Melvin
CE Lobby – Jody Croskey and Misty Noble
Grams Hall – Bill Doyle and Mike Vanderspool
  The Bible is filled with stories of everyday people loved, broken, and redeemed.  Many of today's stories are told through film and we'll explore both positive and not so positive examples.
6:30 pm- 8:00 pm
 - Black Panther
 - The Greatest Showman
 - The Hate U Give

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text will continue as well.