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Married Couples Holiday Social: Friday, November 17 @ 6:00 p.m., Fellowship Hall Come share a delicious meal and fellowship Cost per Couple: $10 prepaid dinner reservations (please see any Married Couples Ministry Team member). Prepaid reservations due by November 12. Please bring non-perishable food items for Harvest Hope Food Bank. Thank you. Team Members: Cliff & Rachel Bourke, DeAndre & Dell Brabham, Olden & Roberta Brooker, Stan & Penny Caughman, Rev. James & Debra Friday, Rudy & Lynn Harris, James & Sharon Johnson, Cedrick & Charlene Sweeper

The 2018 Married Couples Retreat: Scheduled to be held February 16-18, 2018. The Retreat will feature a Saturday evening dinner cruise aboard the Spirit of Charleston. Please see attached brochure at bottom of page for all the details. Payments and reservations are due by January 15, 2018. We look forward to seeing you at the Retreat. Married Couples Ministry Team

United Methodist Women: Meeting today, 4:00PM in the Fellowship Hall. All ladies of the church are invited to attend. Everyone is encouraged to wear something pink in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness. Contact Carrie Murray for more details.

Affordable & Quality Health Care Luncheon Meeting: Wednesday October 18th 12:00 PM, Mattie Scott Dining Room of the Willie Johnson Academic Center for Excellence on the James Mall of Allen University, 2300 Taylor St. Columbia. Contact John Rickenbacker to confirm your attendance, or (803)799-1100. Information on bulletin board in the Fellowship hall

Nurture, Outreach, & Witness (NOW): Ministry chairs will meet on Thursday, October 19th in the Fellowship Hall at 6:00 PM. Please come prepared with a report of your ministry's end of year activities. We want the attendance and/or participation of these activities to be a success.

Wednesday Night Bible Study: “Foundation” Bible Study, taught by Rev. Friday, will resume on Wed Oct. 18th at 6 PM, page 71.

November Burns Connection: Information due October 20th.

UMW Pecan Sale: Orders are being taken for pecans. The deadline for orders is Nov 5th. For more information contact Maeward Belk 803-786-5659 or Doris McNair 803- 754-3384

FBUMC FALLoween Party: Tuesday, October 31, 6-8 p.m. All members are asked to donate candy by Sunday, October 29th. We need volunteers who are willing to pass out candy for Trunk or Treat. Everyone is invited to join the fun! POC Ashleigh J. Brooker 770.940.3144.

OCTOBER IS PASTOR’S APPRECIATION MONTH! October 22nd at 10:00AM as we celebrate Rev. and Mrs. James Friday. A love offering will be lifted on that Sunday, but tokens may be given anytime during October. Mark envelopes “Pastor’s Appreciation”.

The Columbia Alumni Chapter of Claflin University: 2nd Annual Legends Lunch, Oct 21st, 12:30 PM. POC Ms. Gladys Morgan Bell (803) 333-0687.

Mammogram Screening: Here at Francis Burns, October 27th, 8 AM-4 PM. For information call Doris McNair 754-3384

*See Bulletin Board in the Fellowship Hall for Additional Announcements.

*Bulletin announcements should be submitted to Church Office or emailed to by 12 Noon on Wednesdays.

To All Ministries: If you are planning an event, don’t forget that social media is available for publicizing your event. You are encouraged to have your event placed in the bulletin, but we can also post your event on our media pages. Contact the church office, the Communications Committee, or the webmaster at least 3-4 weeks prior to your event. The Communications Committee

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