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Welcome to the website of
Fountain Park United Methodist Church

We pray that your time spent here will enrich your walk with the Lord.  We are ordinary people who hunger for more of God, a church family that cares for one another, disciples of Jesus who share His love of others, and a church where you can serve and grow.  We worship and serve God from a heart of love, faithfully proclaiming Christ in word and deed. 
 

Mission of the Month – July:  Since 1895, The Salvation Army has been serving the greater Sheboygan area by providing social services and church programs for people of all ages.  During this 120-year period, the basic needs of the less fortunate members of our community have really not changed, however the number of the less fortunate has grown tragically.  The Salvation Army has also grown providing 12,851 nights of shelter to the homeless in 2014.  The food pantry distributed 10,120 bags of food.  The free clinic served 738 individuals.  Finally 2,214 individuals received assistance in some manner.  The revenue to fund these programs continues to get harder to get.  The biggest challenge for the Sheboygan facility is to keep the Emergency Lodge open 24/7.  Donations are badly needed.  One way to help and have fun is to participate in the 2015 Salvation Ride on Saturday, July 11th starting at Blue Harbor.  Collect donations and sponsors for bike rides from 10 to 100 miles.  Go to www.thesalvationride.org for details.

July 4th-aWhat’s Happening at FPUMC
July, 2015

Missions Committee Meeting:  Thursday, July 2nd @ 6:30pm in the library.
Scholarship Committee Meeting:  Thursday, July 2nd @ 6:30pm in the children’s library.
Staff Parish Relations Meeting:  Thursday, July 2nd @ 6:30pm.
Meals & Special Suppers Meal:  Sunday, July 5th from 4:30pm-6:00pm in Fellowship Hall.
Administrative Board Meeting:  Tuesday, July 7th @ 6:30pm in the library.
Sunshine Gals:  Thursday, July 9th @ 12:30pm at Sharon Richardson Center.
SCARTA:  Monday, July 13th @ 8:30am in the library.
Happy Hearts Planning Meeting:  Tuesday, July 14th @ 9:00am in the library.
United Methodist Women:  Thursday, July 16th @ 6:00pm in Fellowship Hall.  Potluck Dinner.
Circuit 32 Brat Fry:  Saturday, July 18th at the Tri-Par Station located on State Hwy. 57 just south of Random Lake.
Wize N’ Up 2015:  July 20th-23rd from 5:45-8:30pm at Sheboygan County Christian High School.  FPUMC will be partnering with Crossroads Community Church. Fun, exciting four days of music, skits and Bible teachings with some wild messy team games outside.  For kids age 5 thur 5th grade.
MASS Committee Meeting:  Tuesday, July 21st @ 5:30pm in the library.
Worship Committee Meeting:  Tuesday, July 21st @ 6:30pm in the library.


Things to Know

Youth Mission TripYouth Mission Trip:  FPUMC Youth will be traveling to Middletown, OH, July 12-18.  Canned food donations will be collected and taken with the youth.  Also, items for “Welcome Home” kits for low-income families such as bath towels, dish soap, toothpaste, laundry soap, dryer sheets, cleaning supplies, toiletries, will be accepted until July 5th.Living Water
Jesus Well:
  If you’ve seen collection bottles by sinks and bubblers in church and wondering what it’s all about, visit our FPUMC News webpage for details and find out how you can help a village get clean drinking water.
Love INC. Volunteers:  If you would be able to help local families with various needs, please contact Shannon at smadden.loveinc@outlook.com or call 783-6701 x102.
Soda CanSoda Pop Sunday: By simply donating the price of a can of soda will help save the life of a rescued infant at CSI Ministries-Kenya!!  These infants are often found abandoned along the road or in the trash.  So we are joining forces with other churches to support Dave & Jennifer Bell’s rescue mission in Kenya.  The last Sunday of every month will be designated as “Soda Pop Sunday”.  Funds collected will help buy needed items such as medicine, diapers, and infant food.  What a wonderful way to care for “the least of these” until they are adopted by a Christian family.  For more info about CSI Ministries, see the Mission Page.

Shopping CartOperation Shopping Cart:  So what’s up with the shopping cart in the Gathering Area?  The Missions Committee has streamlined donation requests for canned & boxed food items and paper products.  This will be a year round endeavor.  All collected items will go to, 1) food pantries at Campus Life, Safe Harbor, Salvation Army, and Sheboygan County Food Pantry on a rotation basis, 2) out youth group can use any needed items for any of their missions, 3) and for other committees that reach out to our neighborhood.  A printed list of acceptable items is on the shopping cart.  No glass products.
FPUMC News:  Make sure you check out the FPUMC News page and the Photo Gallery page for news & photos about the latest events involving the church and its members.
Hospitality Table:  Join your fellow church friends and visitors for coffee, juice & snacks for a little social time every Sunday before and after the worship service in the Narthex.  All are welcome!!

Worship Schedule

Saturday 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m.
Sunday 10:20 a.m. Sunday School for all ages
Sunday 6:00 p.m. Adult Bible Study