Inner City Children's Program At 1st Centenary United Methodist

Thursday, April 18, 2013

The Inner City children and their parents will be guests for Prime Time on Wednesday, at First-Centenary United Methodist Church, 410 McCallie Ave. The children will put on the presentation, which will include a flag ceremony by the Boy Scout troop, a performance by the dance and baton troupe and readings by the children about volunteers who have made a difference in their lives. Dinner by reservation is at 5:15 p.m. and the performance at 6:30 p.m.

The Flo Summitt Theatre will present "The Cemetery Club" on April 26, 27, May 2, 3, 4 and 5. Shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Call 756-2428 to make reservations. Cost is $10, $8 for seniors and $5 for students.

A Singles Conference will be Friday and Saturday, April 26-27 in the Oak Street Center. Meetings will be 6 to 9 p.m on Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m on Saturday. The free event will include dinner Friday and pastries and lunch Saturday. To register, contact Barbara Berwanger at barbarab@fcumc.org or 756-2021.

Dr. David Harr will speak at the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. sanctuary services on Sunday, on "Kingdom Authority," with text from Mark 2:1-12. The Rev. Brian Davis will speak at the Vine services at 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. on "Large and In Charge," with text from Revelation 4 and 5.



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