Home visitation with
Pastor Jim and Tina
Pastor Jim is available for home visits to anyone who would like one. Please use the sign-up sheet in Sunday School Hall, let the office know or email Pastor Jim directly.
Boy Scout Help
Peru Boy Scout Troop 501 and Cub Scout Troop 3501 are seeking men or women over 21 years of age to serve as Scoutmaster, Assistant Scoutmasters, and Troop Leaders.
Here is a chance to help shape a child’s life in these tough times. Training from the District Leaders is available and they will help each volunteer prepare for their role.
Please contact either Main Street United Methodist Pastor Lauren or our Pastor Jim with any question you may have.
SPONSOR AN AWANA CHILD
You can sponsor an AWANA child for $30. You can do this with your regular offering (just mark part of it “AWANA”) or stop at the office and turn it in. We are in need of sponsorship for several children. Invest in the future of our country!
If you have any questions—check with Renee!
Stateside Mission Trip to Boone, NC
November 27th – December 8th
Openings available for either or both weeks.
Let Pastor Jim know if you are interested!
Thank you to all who helped with the Christmas Shoebox Project. Your efforts allowed us to fill a total of 203 shoeboxes that will brighten this Christmas season for children around the world!
Community Outreach Dinner
Our dinners will be taking a break over the winter. Watch for additional information here and in the Soaring Spirit!
Our Youth/Young Adult Minister is looking for adults 40+ years old to serve as mentors for our teenagers. This is not as intimidating as it sounds….and you will be answering Gods call to make disciples and spread his word. Contact Joshua for more information!
Manna on Main Street
Meals will be served Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the school year from 11:30 – 12:30 PM.
This outreach is a group effort from various churches and businesses in Peru and is open to anyone wanting a meal. A short devotional will also be given.
If you are interested in helping with this ministry, contact your church to see if they involved.
Faith Promise Cards
for our Lima Church Plant
Please use a card to dedicate your gift to our church plant in Lima, Peru. Our past gift has been $500 per month to cover the program expenses, utilities, rent, and maintenance. We will send whatever is collected for the month, up to that amount. Any excess will be rolled over to the next month. You can support this outreach through the Offertory or through our Online Giving option
Thank you for your continued support of our fellow Peruvian believers!!
40 Weeks of Missions
One way to help support our overseas missions is to give $2 a week for 40 weeks. Let’s see if we can get 50 families to take part. We will post up-to-date information each week. Be sure to mark your offerings as “40 Weeks” or use our Online Giving option and select the “40 Weeks of Missions” fund.
Number of Families: 21
Volunteer to help fix things for others. Be an angel to someone. Sign up in Sunday School Hall. Check with Pastor Jim if you have any questions!
Nursery Help Needed
If you are willing to help even one Sunday a month,
please let Renee or the office know.
Also – we’ve started a new process –
all children will be signed in and out of the nursery. Thank You!
A Bible study meets
each Saturday, at 9:00 AM.
This study is open to everyone.
Volunteers are needed for GREETERS, SERVERS, and HOST FAMILIES! Let Carol Seymoure or the church office know if you would like to help in any of these areas. Just give one of them a call or print, fill out and return the “Guest Ministry” information form available from any of the church webpages. Thank you!
Would you like to help with this vital ministry? If so, please contact Betty Parsons or the church office
Bible Study at
Blaire Ridge Nursing Home.
Second Monday of each month
at 2:00 PM.
Everyone is welcome!
Communion Preparers are needed
The person helping prepare communion each week helps for only one month at a time. If you think you would like to help, please contact Pam Stitsworth or the church office.
Card and Flower Fund
A Card and Flower fund was started with proceeds of the recent T-shirt sale conducted by Bill and Rayla Steiner. In order to keep the fund functioning, money will need to be added from time to time. If you would like to help support this ministry please identify your gift and leave in the offering plate or at the office. Thank you for your help in comforting the hurting.
If you do not have a Bible, please feel free to take one with you. Donations are being accepted to offset their cost. If you would like to help, please add your donation to the offering plate and mark it as "Bible Donation". You may also donate online.
We are still collecting pop tabs, glasses and education box tops. Please leave these items in the basket next to the copy machine in Sunday School hall.
First Christian Church
53 W Main St
Peru, IN 46970
Phone: (765) 473-3105
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