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NEWS & EVENTS

SING OR PLAY IN THE 2020 PALM SUNDAY WORSHIP CONCERTS

We need YOU!  Singers and instrumentalists are invited to special concert rehearsals at 1:00-3:30pm on Sundays, February 23 and March 8 and 15 in the sanctuary.  Two additional rehearsals are 6:30-8:30pm on Wednesday, April 1 and 9:00-11:00am on Saturday, April 4. If you have questions, email Nate Voelker at natev@sunriseumc.com.

SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER

Come enjoy pancakes and fellowship in the atrium on Shrove Tuesday, February 25, at 5:00-7:00pm.  Tickets are $1.00 per person (children 10 and under are free) and they will be sold in the atrium on Sundays between worship services until February 23.  Tickets will also be available at the door. Please wear Mardi Gras beads to this event, which is sponsored by SAGES (Sunrise Association of Genial Elders).

NEW CLASS: THE GOSPEL OF MARK

Join Pastor Matt Lurz as he leads an eight-week study of the book of Mark.  This class will be held on Wednesday nights, beginning on February 19, at 6:00-7:30pm in room 210.  Childcare is available. Email mattl@sunriseumc.com for more information.

FILIPENSES 4-13

¡Únase a un nuevo servicio de la iglesia de habla hispana organizado en Sunrise UMC por el Pastor Orlando y su familia llamado Filipenses 4-13!  Este servicio se reúne los domingos por la noche a las 5:00 pm en Wesley Chapel.

TABLES OF EIGHT

For good food and fellowship, sign up to participate in Tables of Eight on Friday, March 6.  The Host (or Host Couple) provides the home, main dish, and beverages. The other attendees are assigned a dish to bring.  Sign-up sheets are in the Friendship Folders, at the Sign-up Counter in the atrium, and outside the Admin Office on the 2nd floor.  Call Cindy at 719-282-0424 with questions.  This event is held on the first Friday of each month.

UMW GATHERING

All Sunrise women are invited to a United Methodist Women’s Gathering on Saturday, March 7, at 10:00am in Fellowship Hall.  Jenna Opperman will tell us about “Hope and Home,” a Christian charity compelled by Christ’s commandment to take care of “the least of these.”  This organization trains and actively supports foster families across the Front Range. A lunch provided by the Abigail and Lydia Circles will follow.

KENYA MISSION TRIP

Travel to Meru, Kenya, with Kenya Methodist University Development Association (KEMUDA) Executive Director Nathaniel (Nate) Voelker this October. Exact dates are not yet determined.  The cost will be +/- $3,000. Email natev@sunriseumc.com to inquire.

SUNRISE LENTEN DEVOTIONAL

Look for a Sunrise Lenten daily devotional on the Sunrise Facebook page.  Check in each day to see meditations from Sunrise staff, members, kids, and others. Devotionals begin this week on Ash Wednesday (February 26) and run through Easter Sunday (April 12).  Sunrise’s Instagram will feature a daily photo challenge to go along with the Facebook devotionals.

Follow along to deepen your Lenten Experience!

CARE CORNER

Pray for Verna Lindemood, and for the physical, emotional, and spiritual welfare of law enforcement, first responders, our military personnel, and their families.  

Please pray with Jerry Cupp and his family following the recent passing of his sister.

Please notify Rev. Olon Lindemood at prayerandcare@sunriseumc.com of all hospitalizations or if you know someone who needs to be in Care Corner.