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Announcements


Stephen Ministry Meeting
Monday, Feb. 24
7 p.m.
Library


Live Wires Breakfast

Tuesday, Feb. 25
9 a.m.
The program, "Old Point Comfort Resort," will be presented by John Quarstein. He is the official historian for the city of Newport News and WHRO Public Radio, Chief Development Officer and Director of the USS Monitor Center and Lecturer for the Road Scholar Program at VCU and the Monitor Merrimac Center. Sign up on the sign-up sheet in the Welcome Center.

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
Tuesday, Feb. 25
5-7 p.m.
Cost is $7 per person or $25 for families up to 5 immediate family members. Be sure to sign up on the sign-up sheet in the bulletin. Make your reservations by noon on Sunday, Feb. 23.

Drive-By Imposition of Ashes 
Wednesday, Feb. 26
6:45 a.m.—7:30 a.m

Ash Wednesday Service
Wednesday, Feb. 26
7 p.m.
Please note there will be no dinner, Wonderful Wednesday, or Bible Study on that night. Please join us for the service! 

UMW Executive Committee Meeting
Tuesday, Mar. 3
9:30 a.m.
Seminar Classroom

Joint Staff Meeting
Wednesday, Mar. 4
10:30 a.m.
Library

N.O.W. Cabinet Meeting
Thursday, Mar. 5
7 p.m.
Library

UMM BBQ Dinner
Friday, Mar. 6
5-7 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now in the Welcome Center! Pre-sale price is $10 per plate, $15 per quart. At the door prices are $12 per plate, $20 per quart. Menu is BBQ, baked beans, coleslaw, corn bread, dessert and a drink.

Daylight Savings Time
Starts Sunday, Mar. 8
Don’t forget to “spring forward” Saturday night.

Finance Committee Meeting
Tuesday, Mar. 10
10:45 a.m.
Library

Church Council Meeting
Wednesday, Mar. 18
7:30 p.m.
Fellowship Hall

Save the Date
Saturday, Oct. 10
11 a.m.
Dear Chestnut Family, you are cordially invited to attend the wedding of Evelyn Archer and Aaron Taminger. Immediately following the ceremony, please join the bride and groom in the Fellowship Hall for an hors d'oeuvres hour to greet the new couple and enjoy Linda White’s delicious catering. A few weeks beforehand we will let you know how to sign up. For now, please reserve this date in your calendars.
With gratitude and great joy,
The Archer Family

New Handbell Choir
First and last Tuesday of each month
11 a.m.
Handbell Room
A new adult Handbell Choir has formed. If you are interested in joining this group, please contact Kurt Snider.

Bible Study
Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m.
Fellowship Hall
This week will begin session number three of NT Wright and Michael F. Bird’s study, "The New Testament You Never Knew," led by Chappy. The theme for this week will be "The Life and Death of Jesus." You do not need to attend consecutive weeks if you would like to participate. There is always something new to learn about the New Testament in our Bible study.

Dr. Tommy Jobe Scholarship Applications Now Available

The Chestnut Memorial UMM are opening the "Tommy Jobe Memorial Scholarship Fund" for 2020. Dr. Jobe was a dedicated member of CMUMC and the UMM. The scholarship was created to assist qualifying members of the church in their educational endeavors, particularly with regard to entering the ministry. Funding is derived from fundraising events and individual contributions. Application forms and instruction sheets are now available in the church office. All applications are due back to the church office by Friday, Mar. 27. No exceptions. For more information contact Tim Knapp or the church office.
Deadline for Announcements
Please be sure to submit, in writing or email, any announcements you'd like to have placed in the Sunday bulletin not later than the Wednesday prior at 10 a.m. Thank you!

Recurring Weekly Events
(Note: Events are subject to change. Please contact the church office if you have any questions.)

Sundays
9-10 a.m.: Praise Worship
9:15-10 a.m.: Children's Church
10:05-10:50 a.m.: Adult Sunday School
10:05-11:05 a.m.: Children's Sunday School
10:55-11:10 a.m. Fellowship and Coffee
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Traditional Worship

Mondays
6 p.m.: Square Dancers
8 p.m.: AA

Wednesdays
6-7:30 p.m.: Wonderful Wednesdays (September to May)
6:30 p.m.: Praise Team
5:30 p.m.: Round Dancers

Thursdays
6:15 p.m.: Chestnut Chimes
7 p.m.: Boy Scout Troop 11
7:30 p.m.: Chancel Choir

Fridays
5:30 p.m.: AA
8 p.m.: AA, Al-Anon

Chestnut Memorial
United Methodist Church

1024 Harpersville Road
Newport News, VA 23601

757.595.6531