Welcome to Florence UMC

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9:50 am: Fellowship and online community chat
10 am: Worship Begins

Announcements for May 24th

  • Graduation Parade: Our church family is invited to celebrate with our graduating high school seniors on Sunday, May 24th from 3:30-4 pm in the church parking lot. Our seniors will be spaced in the parking lot for our church to celebrate with them…parade style! Decorate your cars, bring signs and come ready to shower our seniors (and their families) with some church family celebration and love. A list of graduates was emailed this past week. Contact Pastor Matt with questions.
  • Memorial Day Closures: To observe the Memorial Day Holiday, we will not host our drop-off/pickup hours on Monday or host our Church Family Game Night. Both activities will resume Monday, June 1.

On-Going Announcements:

  • Drive-Thru Drop-Off and Pickup times this week: Thursday 4-6 pm (we will be closed Monday for Memorial Day). To utilize this service, please drive in under the awning and indicate to volunteers where drop off items are in your car (preferably the trunk). If you are picking up an item, please let our volunteers know and they will bring it to your car for you.
  • Church Family Game Night will take resume next Monday, June 1st at 7 pm on Zoom. We will pause this week (May 25th) in observance of Memorial Day. Check your email and the Closed Facebook Group for weekly details.
  • Our church building, offices and all in-person ministry events, meetings and activities have been cancelled or moved online. Please contact the leader for further information about a specific ministry, meeting or event.
  • Staff have email access during this time and we encourage you to email them with questions.
  • We are encouraging the use of Zoom as an online platform for meetings, groups and other event activities. Other online platforms are also encouraged, but Florence UMC will mainly use Zoom for our planned online connection. See below for details on Zoom.

Children

Children will have the opportunity to meet with Pastor Anna each Wednesday evening at 6:30 pm on Zoom, details can be found on the FUMC Children’s Ministry Facebook Group.

Addionally, Children’s Church will be posted for viewing each Sunday morning by 11 am in the FUMC Children’s Ministry Facebook Group.

If you need further information, contact Pastor Anna.

Youth

Youth will meet via Zoom weekly on Thursday evenings at 7 pm. Join Pastor Matt for a time of connection. If you need more information about ongoing youth communication, reach out to Pastor Matt to be added to the Remind Group and Youth Newsletter distribution.

Adults

Small groups are forming! Join a short-term small group to connect with one another. If you are not currently involved in a group that is meeting right now, please consider joining one of these groups for June! More information can be found here.

Coffee and Conversation will take place on Wednesdays at 9 am. Bring your coffee…and join us on Zoom for about 30 minutes of conversation and connection. Zoom location details will be emailed and posted in our closed Facebook Group.

Give

ONLINE

Florence UMC is excited to announce a new partner in online giving! We are working with Tithe.ly to bring online giving to our members and friends. Click here to set up a one-time or recurring gift.

EFT TRANSACTION (VIA CHECKING ACCOUNT)

If you previously set up giving via EFT transaction and want to make updates to your account you can access this through the link the EFT Transaction Link Here.

GIVE BY MAIL

If you prefer to mail in a check, you may make checks payable to Florence UMC. Contributions may be mailed to:

Florence UMC
8585 Old Toll Road
Florence, KY 41042

Ministry Focus: Ida Spence Mission

This month, we are encouraging FUMC family and friends to support Ida Spence Mission. Look through your house for quarters and add some personal care items to your grocery list to share with the families who are served by this “mission on the hill” in Covington. These items can be dropped off at Florence UMC during drive-in drop-off/pickup hours.

COLLECTING:
  • Quarters (please put donated quarters in ziplock bag)
  • Personal Care Items
    • diapers
    • deodorant
    • shampoo
    • body wash
    • toothpaste

Watch this video to see Ida Spence Mission in action and to learn more about how the items we collect will be used.

EMAIL

Our main form of communication will be via email. If you do not currently get email updates from the church, please sign up using this link.

CHURCH APP

Another way to connect with Florence UMC, give, and connect is through our church app. Find app download instructions here.

CHURCH FACEBOOK GROUP

Florence UMC hosts a closed Facebook Group for individuals who are members or the church or involved in its’ various ministries. If you would like to join this group, find it here.

Zoom

We are encouranging connection to take place via Zoom for several of our ministries. Children, youth and adults may find this as a way to engage with one another in our church community to remain connected while we are observing this period of social distancing. Each ministry event using zoom will send out an online meeting link through the coordinator of the specific event. Visit Zoom to set up an account.