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Calendar for the Coming Week of Oct. 14th, 2018

                    Monday & Thurs.  ……………...1 p.m. Quilting                  
            Sunday, Oct. 21st ...…….........  9:30 a.m.  Worship   

  Announcements for the Week Oct. 14th, 2018  

~Stewardship Month Continues!  Please place your pledge cards in the offering plate as it goes by either today, or sometime during the month of October!  You can also turn them in to Liz in the office!  If you do not have a pledge card, and would like to fill one out, please pick one up outside the doors of the sanctuary on the Usher’s table, or in the church office.  Thank you for your commitment to Federated Church!

~Mission Knitters meet Today!  At 4:30 in the Fireside Room. 

~Herman UMC Fall Family dinner is scheduled for Today! from 11a.m.-1 p.m. at the Herman UMC fellowship hall. Ham dinner & homemade pie for dessert. $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-10 and preschoolers are free. There also will be a Theme Basket Silent Auction that day.

~65th Anniversary Celebration for Joe & Harriet Rinkenberger @ Eagle Club on Oct. 20th from 5-8 p.m.

~Council meeting will be held Oct. 24th at 7pm. Please have your reports into the office by Oct. 22nd.

~Mark your Calendars!!  Trunk-or-Treat!  Wednesday, October 31st from 5-7 P.M. at the Federated Church! 

~Gatherings for Widows and Widowers will meet for lunch at noon on Sunday, October 14 in the basement of Old #1 in Morris. Order lunch off the menu and enjoy an opportunity to visit with old friends and meet new ones who are also experiencing life as a widow/widower. Lunches will also be held 11/11 and 12/9, 2018. For questions call Rose at Pedersen Funeral Home 320-589-3220.

~Christian Dental Society Mission Trip – January 16 – January 25, 2019. 

Planning for the CDS Mission Trip to Mavis Bank and Kingston, Jamaica is just getting underway, so those of you who are interested, or if you want to know more about it, please talk with Pastor Lauren or Jeff Hauger and keep an eye out for further information to come!

Celebrating Mission and Life at Federated Church!

Micro-grants available    Mission & Social Action Committee has funds available to support a favorite cause or kick-start a project to serve the community or indeed the world!  How do you want to change the world?  Grants will be small, but can make a genuine difference.  Forms are available in the church narthex or office.  Contact chairperson Brent Gausman with any questions.  To date, two micro-grant has been awarded, one to the Westras for their work on our behalf in Zimbabwe and a second to Habitat for Humanity International for a church building project in El Salvador.  A third micro-grant will cover the cost of renting the documentary "Papers: Stories of Undocumented Youth," to be shown in October 2013 (watch for news about that)!

Pastoral Care Discretionary Fund   The Council approved the establishment of a small fund for use primarily for unmet needs within the church family (broadly defined).  Amounts given are limited, but can provide necessary help when persons find themselves in need.  If you or someone you know within the wide scope of Federated's family, the pastor is the person to approach.  Thank you to many of you who choose to provide for this Fund; it is already being used and having an impact.



Words of Appreciation



Dear Members and Friends of Morris Federated Church,

I thank you for your faithfulness in paying 100% of your conference support though apportionment giving. Generosity is a great blessing but rarely easy. Thank you for doing your part to advance the work of Christ in this way.









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APRIL 15, 2018 Weather Update

posted Apr 15, 2018, 4:47 AM by Federated Church

Church Services WILL go on as planned DESPITE the snow!  We would love to welcome you at our 9:30a.m. Worship Service, however, please use your best judgement, and stay safe!!!  

Please let us know your thoughts about the new Web site!

posted Nov 30, 2011, 11:31 PM by Federated Church   [ updated Dec 1, 2011, 12:57 AM ]

We would be very pleased to receive feedback from you regarding this new Web site.  Please complete this brief feedback form and click Submit at the bottom of the form to send it to the Tech Committee.

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