May Monthly Herald #5
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Rome First UMC

a monthly newsletter
May 1 - May 31, 2019


Our mission at Rome First is Love God, Love People and Serve the World and our vision statement shows how we do this... "serving Rome by loving and welcoming all as partners in transformation". 

What to Expect

 We are a community of faith that with open hearts and open doors. We encourage you to give us feedback anytime. We can all reach out to someone we know that needs a place of grace to come to. Who will you invite?

Contemporary Worship // 9:00 am Wilder Center // with a full band
Traditional Worship // 11:00 am Historic Sanctuary // with a Chancel Choir
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Pastors Blog.
Read Rev. Dr. Robert Brown's monthly article
Next Sermon Series

A New...
5/5 Mr. Vincent Moreno at 9am
Rev. Dr. Gil Watson at 11am
5/12 Mr. Vincent Moreno at 9am & 11am
5/19 "Opportunity" Rev. Dr. Robert Brown
Luke 21:8-15  (NRSV)
5/26 "Chance" Rev. Dr. Robert Brown
Deuteronomy 30:1-5  (NRSV)

Cass Community Mission Trip Info Meeting 

Wednesday, May 15th
in the Wilder Dining Room 
Come for pizza and information about our July Call Community Trip 
Learn more about what CC is and how you can be a part of it 
All ages, 10 and up, are eligible and wanted!
Ramblin’ With Robert

Atlanta Botanical Gardens - May 28
$70 per person  - Deadline to register is May 20 at noon.
Depart May 28 at 8:30am.  Late lunch at Mary Mac’s
(on your own).  Return 5pm
Only 14 spots available 
(must have a minimum of 10 people)
Sign up in the Church Office

706-291-8590 or
Make sure to check out all that is
going on for kids at Rome First! 
May 26th - Kids vs Parents
Beginning of Summer Bowling Party!  Kids vs Parents vs Reverends
All who dare, meet at Rome Floyd Bowling and Amusement Center,
2pm-4pm - Come for cupcakes and bowling or for bowling and cupcakes. 
The kids can beat you at both.
Contact with questions or whatnot.

Coming this summer:  VBS!  All Summer!  All Sundays!
All kids, ages preK-rising 5th grades,
join us for VBS every Sunday in June and July. 
This year's theme:  Putt-Putt and the Incarnation. 
3pm-5pm in the Wilder Center. 
Cost $10 per child.  Please sign up, let us know you'll be there.

All church members, if you would like to volunteer to help
with VBS on a Sunday, plese sign-up with
We would love to have you!

Students in 6th through 12th grade 

All Youth Activities

Parker Clavijo, Director of Youth 
UMW Newsletter   UMW 2019 Calendar  
UMW Website information
If you're an early riser, join the Men's Prayer Breakfast 
on Tuesday mornings at 7:30. 
May 2019 Volunteer schedule
Download your copy today!

Each month we will spotlight a
Rome First Mission.

May's Communion offering benefits 
Bishop's Appeal:  Wesley Woods Pastoral Care

Wesley Woods Pastoral Care is an elder care ministry bringing elderly residents into community and relationship through offerings of grief counseling, worship, Bible study and prayer groups.  Wesley Woods recruits volunteers to increase caring support for residents.  Through its connectivity with local churches, mission and outreach opportunities for direct involvement with Wesley Woods residents are grown.  
This month's communion offering goes to benefit the work and ministry of Wesley Woods Pastoral Care.

Mission Opportunities

Sunday, May 5th, Lunch with Good Neighbors, immediately after church!  11:30pm-2:30pm.  Join us for lunch in the Rome First UMC parking lot and stay for an open house at Good Neighbors Ministry.  All proceeds benefit the work and ministry of Good Neighbor Ministry.

Tuesday, May 7th, Meals & More.  Meet us in the Wilder Center Dining Room at 3:30pm to help prepare and pack meals for our neighbors in need.  No need to sign-up, just come on down.  Finished by 5pm.

Wednesday, May 15th, Informational Meeting about our Mission Trip to Call Community.  6pm in the Wilder Dining Room.  Come for pizza and information about our July Call Community Trip.  Learn more about what CC is and how you can be a part of it.  All ages, 10 and up, are eligible and wanted!


Click here for May calendar
Spotlight on Giving: May

May Communion Offering 
During Communion this month,
please consider making a special offering to
Bishop's Appeal:  Wesley Woods Pastoral Care

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Celebrations This Month
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