Friday, March 5, 2010

Friday Fives

1.Preaching Series – This week we are beginning a new preaching series entitled 24 Hours that Changed the World. We are going to spend time over the next four weeks taking a look at important events in the last day of Jesus' life here on earth. I hope to see you all in worship!

2.Bible Study – We are continuing our Bible Study on the major world religions this week as we take a look at Buddhism. It is never too late to join. We meet on Thursdays in Fellowship Hall at 11:30am and 7pm.

3.Certified Lay Speakers – If you are interested in becoming a certified lay speaker there is a training coming up. The North Central District's lay servant training event is Saturday, April 24 and Saturday, May 1 from 9am to 4pm at Trinity United Methodist Church Gainesville, 4000 NW 53rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32653. Both days are required. If you would like more information please contact the church office.

4.Daylight Savings Time – Don't forget to set your clocks ahead next Sunday, March 14th.

5.We Need Your Help! – What if Druid Hills UMC earned a donation every time you searched the Internet? Or how about if a percentage of every purchase you made online went to support our church? Well, now it can!

There are two ways you can help!

First, is by using is a new Yahoo-powered search engine that donates half its advertising revenue, about a penny per search, to the charities its users designate. Use it just as you would any search engine, get quality search results from Yahoo, and watch the donations add up!

Second, is by shopping with is a new online shopping mall which donates up to 30 percent of each purchase to your favorite cause! Hundreds of great stores including Amazon, Target, Gap, Best Buy, ebay, Macy's and Barnes & Noble have teamed up with GoodShop and every time you place an order, you'll be supporting your favorite cause.

And if you download the GoodSearch toolbar, our church will earn money every time you shop and search online - even if you forget to go to GoodShop or GoodSearch first! Add the Druid Hills UMC toolbar by clicking here.

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