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Daily Word   Reflections from Romans 15:

God set me afire in 2015. Stir me, I pray. Do not let me become complacent. Let others see your passion for transformation through me and may they jump in with both feet. When I am tired give me rest. Enable me to live so close to you that your will shall be my only desire.
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Sermons in March

*March 1: "Feeling Connected Part II: Relationships"

*March 8: "Feeling Connected Part III: Keeping it Going"

*March 15: "A Life with Meaning"

*March 22: "I've Got the Power"

*March 28: Palm Sunday "Lord Save Us"

Relationship Forum

Only two more left - February 25 and March 4, from 6 to 7 p.m.! This forum is for couples that are dating, engaged or married. There will be supervised childcare in the gym. If you will need a nursery provided, please email Grethel Giddens, Children’s Ministry Coordinator ggretired@hotmail.com.

Small Groups at VUMC

Why small groups? To see every person, from the core of our church to the ever-growing community, connected in a healthy small group. You were created to experience life with other people, and that’s why at VUMC, we encourage you to get into a small group. You’ll hear me say that we need to be intentional about our faith development.

By choosing to be involved in a small group, you are being intentional. A small group at VUMC is a group of three or more people who gather each week in a home, workplace, or church. In a group you’ll hang out, study the Word, and pray together. Groups come in all shapes and sizes — married couples, singles, men, women, kids, no kids, workplace, under 20, over 40 — the list goes on. No matter where you are in life, there’s a group for you. Ready to dive in?

Adult Small Groups at VUMC

*Women’s Prayer Fellowship: Room #109, 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon

*Small group: Sundays @ 5:30 p.m. at the Satterfields’ (Facilitator: Jonathan Rose) 317 Old Hollow Trail Cohutta, GA 30710

*Small group: Tuesdays @ 7 p.m. at the Mansells’ (Facilitators: Annette and Jerry Mansell) 4231 Country Way Cohutta, GA 30710

*Men’s Prayer Group: Wednesdays @ 5:45 a.m. Room #201

*Ladies’ Bible Study: Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. Room #201

*Small group: Thursdays @ 7 p.m. at the Eicholtz’s (Facilitators: Charlie and Cindy Eicholtz) 321 E. Broadacre Road, NE Dalton, GA 30721

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Good $ense Budget Course Being Offered

In today’s uncertain economic times, why not take advantage of this hands-on course, where you’ll learn how to honor God in your finances by becoming a Diligent Earner, a Generous Giver, a Wise Saver, a Cautious Debtor and a Prudent Consumer. Our commitment is to provide you the principles, practical steps, and the individual assistance (where necessary) to help make that happen.

The Good $ense Budget Course (Freed-Up) will be offered Friday, March 6, from 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM and concluded Saturday, March 7 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM in the Kids’ Spot Room (Room #223) off the gym. Lunch will be provided, and child care will be available if requested. Cost is a donation to cover the cost of a workbook and lunch (suggested amount $20/individual, $30/couple).

This is not just for those in financial crisis, but has application for those at each stage of the journey to financial independence. If you’re interested or want more information contact Rick Johnson at 706-694-3250 or raj706@optilink.us, or Bill Bell at 706-694-2494 or wbell@mbnlaw.com.

Two Pre-Work Sessions: Feb. 25 at 7 p.m.- Room #201 & March 1 at 12:15 p.m. – Room#201

Valentine’s Daddy/Daughter Dinner and Dance

Daddies, bring your daughters and dance the night away, Saturday, February 28, 6 pm - 8 pm in the gym. A yummy dinner will be served. The fine young men of The Factory will be your waiters for the evening. Cost: $6 per person. Please sign up on the tear-off tab in the bulletin and place in the offering plate.

If you do not have a daughter and are a grandfather or uncle, bring your granddaughter or niece - we would love to have you join us as well. For more information, call the church office (706) 694-8023.

Prime Timers Concert

WHO ARE PRIME TIMERS? If you are 55 or older, you are one! Join the Prime Timers for a special concert presented by Stephen and Karen Streett in the Sanctuary at VUMC Friday, February 27th at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served afterwards.

Soup and Chili Fundraiser for Preschool

Sunday, March 1, the Preschool is once again having a Soup and Chili Fundraiser. Look for pre-order forms in the Vault in the weeks to come. Also, if you can donate any canned items for preparation of vegetable soup or chili, please do so. We will have a box located at the back of the sanctuary marked “Preschool Donations”. Thanks.

Grab Your Old Clothes

. . .and head over to Varnell UMC Saturday, March 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the Annual Church Work Day! Quite a bit of work will be involved, outside and inside, but with lots of people helping, it will be completed quickly and the church will be spring-cleaned for the year. If you can, bring yard tools (shovels, mulch pitchforks, rakes, wheelbarrows, etc.), as we will be spreading mulch, moving plants and sprucing up the outside of the church. For more information, call the church office at 706.694.8023/Kirk Satterfield at 706.463.2257. Rain date will be March 28.

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