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    Gilbert Days Parade

    The Preschool and church will have a float in the Parade!!!  Here’s how you can join in the fun. November 2 – If you would like to walk in the parade with the float, you NEED to email Lara Fink by this date to order your t-shirt ($10).  There is

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    Family Promise

    First United Methodist Church of Gilbert will be hosting Family Promise from November 9-16, 2014 If you would like to participate in this event, please email Lisa Kimbrough or email Robin Lee.  Help is needed to cook an evening meal, stay overnight, provide food for the breakfasts and lunch.

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    The Unstoppable Christ

    Doubt is a part of our faith journey. At some point in our lives, our faith has been or will be tested. If you have a personal and meaningful relationship with Jesus Christ, at some point you will look to the heavens and say, “Why, why Lord? Why is this

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    Blessing Bags

      This is one way to help those in need. They consist of a small Bible, water bottle, granola bar and wet wipes, along with an Arizona Resource Guide for shelters, assistance and crisis transportation.  It’s helpful to keep one handy in your glove box for those times when you

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    Softball Anyone???

    The 2014 Sports Ministries team is planning on creating a co-ed softball team that will play once a week beginning in April. If you are interested in playing softball in the Spring league, sign up.  You can sign up by contacting Pastor David at 480-892-9166 or you can email him,

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    Season of Advent

    The first week of Advent involves Jesus foretelling his Second Coming. This will be an abrupt act of God which will occur without prior warning or notification: But about that day or hour no one knows, neither the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father (Matthew 24:36,

  • Mission Trip to Africa

    Orchard: Africa is a non-profit organization that offers mission trips into South Africa in an attempt to create sustainable change in rural African Villages. In Africa, 5000 people die from AIDS every day. Often it is the parents of children that die and leave their children to the aged grandparents.

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    Discovering Joy through Simplicity and Generosity

    As we concluded our series “Enough: Discovering Joy through Simplicity and Generosity” last Sunday, we talked about how we were created in the image and likeness of our gracious, loving, generous God – created to be gracious, loving, and generous ourselves. That is our destiny in Him. We may not

  • “Life does not consist in the abundance of possessions”

    This week’s message centered on the topic of simplifying our life/lifestyle and living below our means, both of which are affirmed again and again in scripture.  Jesus told his disciples “Life does not consist in the abundance of possessions.”  He went on to tell a story about a rich man

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    Bake Sale and Afghan Raffle

    Make sure you stop by the activity center between services for the bake sale and afghan raffle.  The Christian Women’s Fellowship Group is in charge of this event and that means that the bake sale items will be worth the trip into the Activity center and the cost of the raffle ticket