Monday, March 16th is Etta Cramer’s 90th birthday. If you would like to send her a card, her address is:

100 Keeble Creek Dr., Jasper, GA 30143. I know she would love to get one from everyone. Since her loss of her husband, Al, it has been very difficult for her. Please let her know she is loved!


Monday, March 9, 2015

            10:00 am – Quilt Group


Tuesday, March 10, 2015

            1:00 pm – Adult Bible Study

            7:00 pm – Staff Parish


Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – Silent Auction BEGINS

            4:00 pm – KOK – Kids of the Kingdom – 3yr old – 5th graders

            5:15 pm – Chancel Bells

5:30 pm – Puppets

6:00 pm – Young Ladies Bible Study

6:50 pm – Chancel Choir Practice


Thursday, March 12, 2015

            9:30 am – North GA Older Adult Event, Dunwoody UMC

            5:30 pm – Seekers Circle

            6:30 pm – Praise Band

            6:45 pm – Dorcas Circle

            7:00 pm – United Methodist Men

            7:00 pm – Financial Peace University


Friday, March 13, 2015 – Happy Birthday Ms Roxanne!

            7:00 pm – Dessert Theatre


Saturday, March 14, 2015

             8:30 am – Men’s Bible Study

            8:30 am – 10:00 am – North GA Men’s Christian Fellowship


Sunday, March 15, 2015

            8:30 am – Worship Service

            9:45 am – Sunday School

            9:45 am – Contemporary Service

            11:00 am – Worship Service

            12:00 pm – Soup and Sandwich Luncheon

            Silent Auction Ends


Annual Dessert Theatre – Friday, March 13 at 7:00 pm. Please invite your friends and family to come out and support our Youth choir as they present “A Night from the Stage to the Big Screen.” Great music and entertainment. This is a fundraiser for the summer Music and Missions tour of our Youth choir.

Silent Auction – Wednesday, March 11 – March 15. All proceeds benefit the youth choir’s Summer Music and Missions tour.

Soup and Sandwiches – Sunday, March 15 at noon. Join us for yummy soup and grilled cheese sandwiches. This is a fundraiser to benefit the Youth choir’s Summer Music & Missions tour.

Easter Egg Hunt – Wednesday, March 25 – Hippity-Hoppity Easter is on its way and so is our annual Easter Egg Hunt for the children! We need your help preparing for this event. Please drop a bag or two of individually wrapped Easter candy in the designated candy box in the Narthex. The deadline for candy donations is Sunday, March 22nd. (The ladies of the Dorcas Circle will be stuffing “hundreds” of plastic Easter eggs for the children to hunt at K.O.K. on Wednesday, March 25th!) Thanks for your “sweet” donation!


North Georgia Men’s Christian Fellowship – Saturday, March 14 from 8:30 am – 10:00am for breakfast, praise, and testimony at Georgia Mountain Hospice, 70 Caring Way.


Ladies Annual Call to Prayer and Self Denial, Sunday, March 15 at 3:30 pm. Room 101 at the church. All ladies are invited to attend this special time apart from the rush of your world. We will have a meaningful prayer and meditation service as we fellowship together.


Win-Win Project – Please help support our Youth Choir as they get ready for their Summer Music and Missions Tour. Contact Roxanne for the names of Youth Choir members who can help you around your house, your yard, and wash your car! All checks can be written to the church and will be put into the youth’s account for the Music Tour. The tour costs $350 and the youth try to raise most of the money themselves. Contact Roxanne at 706-253-2100.

North GA Older Adult Event – For Adults 55+, “Transitions in Mind, Body, Spirit. Keynote speaker: Rev. Jamie Jenkins, Location: Dunwoody UMC, Date: March 12 from 9am – 3pm. Registration fee:$40 includes breakfast, lunch, snacks and workshop. Deadline to register: March 5th. Contact Juanita Tatum at 706-253-2100 to register.

Ladies Lenten Day Apart – Sunday, March 22 at 2:00pm in the sanctuary. All ladies are invited and encouraged to attend this Special Lenten service. We will be hosting other UMW groups from our Northwest District.

Easter Egg Hunt – Wednesday, March 25 at 4:30pm. All children welcome! We will still have Kids of the Kingdom events on this day.

Adult Day Trippin – Thursday, March 26. Join us as we go to Gibb’s Gardens for a day of beauty. Contact Juanita Tatum at or 706-253-2100 to sign up.

Senior Enrichment Fund: – The Seniors of our church play a vital role and they enjoy monthly outings throughout Georgia. These outings are a way for them to connect in a special way. Some seniors are not able to go due to financial constraints. If you would like to donate to this worthy cause, please write “Senior Enrichment Fund” on your check.

Men’s Bible Study – Dare to be Uncommon by Tony Dungy. Feb 14 – March 28 on Saturdays at 8:30 am. Room 101. Jimmy Golden is the facilitator. Sign up at the Welcome Center

 “Becoming a Young Woman of God” Bible Study for young ladies ages 11-14. Wednesdays at 6:00 pm. Starts Wednesday, Feb 4 – March 25. Room 206. Contact Juanita Tatum at 706-253-2100 or to sign up.

NEW Ladies Bible Study – Sunday, Feb 8. – March 22. Sundays at 5:00 pm. Room 106. Contact Juanita Tatum 706-253-2100 or to sign up. “What Love Is.”

Pastor’s Pot Challenge: Pastor Chip needs your help with this event! Sat. May 2 at 11:30. Location: Our church. Fundraiser for CARES. Contact Pastor Chip at if you can help on our church’s team.

Due to our increased attendance, we will now have a shuttle from Eagle Park to the church for the 9:45 am and 11:00 am services. If you are interested in helping on a rotation driving the bus once a month, contact Jack Knight at 770-735-2364. If you are able to park in the lower parking lot by the basketball goal, please do to allow room for our visitors.

Electronic Deposits: Thank you for your faithful giving! If you would like to set up direct deposits for JUMC, please contact our church office.

Kids of the Kingdom aka K.O.K. – This is their time for snack, children’s choirs, bible adventures, sports, games, and crafts. It’s Bible School Lite. Wednesdays from 4:00 – 5:45. You must register by contacting Juanita Tatum at 706-253-2100.


 “I love my church” T-Shirts – $10 soft gray t-shirt. Available in Men’s and Women’s sizes (the women’s size runs very small – order 2 sizes larger) 2 ways to order: Put money with Men/Women’s size, your name, and $10 in offering plate or contact Maggie Shaw at 770-313-0061 or with the same information.

Pam Whitsell, a member of our community of Jasper is starting a new business. She has left her current job of 17 years and stepped out in faith to start her own business. It is delivering prescriptions to those who are unable to pick up their needed prescriptions from the Drug Stores. She is licensed and has references. She offers twice a day, morning and afternoon, evening delivery for a mere $10 fee. All medications are sealed and signed by your pharmacist and delivered with confidentiality by one of her diplomatic and honest employees. Proof of employee criminal background record may be viewed upon request by anyone inquiring. If interested in this service for yourself or anyone in your family, please call Pam Whitsell at 770-894-9293 or email her at

Mark your calendar:

March 11 – 15 – Silent Auction to benefit the Youth Music and Missions Tour

March 13 – 7:00 pm – Dessert Theatre

March 15 – Noon – Soup and Sandwich Luncheon

March 29 – 11:00 am Palm Sunday Service with Children – Special music by Chancel Choir

March 30 – April 3 – 12:05 pm Holy Week Lunches/12:30 pm Holy Week Services

April 2 – 7:00 pm – Maundy Thursday Drama and Communion

April 5 – 7:00 am – Community Sunrise Service – Special Music by JUMC Youth Choir

April 5 – 9:00 am – Easter Service with Praise band and Youth choir

April 5 – 9:45 am – Sunday School

April 5 – 11:00 am – Easter Services with Chancel Choir and Youth Choir

May 2 – Pastor’s Pot fundraiser for CARES