March Mission Collection
For March, we are collection non-perishable food items for the New Covenant UMC Cupboard, as well as chapstick, small deodorant, and white tube socks. Individual-size food items such as cup of noodles, cheese & crackers, raisins or peanuts, tuna or chicken salad kits, and fruit cups are desired.
March 17: New Covenant St. Patrick’s Day Celebration from 12:45-3 p.m.
Each year, Aldersgate helps New Covenant UMC serve up free food and the love of Christ for the local community. Opportunities are there to serve food and to help with the games or face painting. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the mission of New Covenant UMC and our partnership. If you are interested in walking in the parade, meet at New Covenant at 11 a.m.
March 29: Maundy Thursday
Join us at 7 p.m. at the Renew Campus for the Last Supper, including communion. In the United Methodist Church, all are welcome to receive communion.
March 30: Good Friday
There will be a Tenebrae service with the Chancel Choir at 7 p.m. at the 21st Street Campus. Tenebrae is Holy Week evening service commemorating the Passion of Jesus, accompanied by gradual extinguishing of candles.
April 28: Men Make the Difference
Come join other Aldersgate men at Calvary United Methodist Church, 2525 N Rock RD, for the Men Make the Difference gathering from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The cost is $35 (students $10), which includes lunch. Proceeds go to establishing a Scholarship Fund for Student Ministry. Register online at Scholarships for the gathering are available.
April 2018: Trip to the Creation Museum and the Museum of the Bible
A group of Aldersgate folks are planning a six-day bus trip, tentatively the first week of April, to these two landmarks in Kentucky and Washington D.C.  If you are interested, please contact the church office before February 1.
April 29: Spring Carnival
Our annual Spring Carnival to support the VBS program will be April 29 from 3-5 p.m. There will be a moonwalk, sno-cones, cotton candy, hot dogs, and over 20 games and activities. Kids can enjoy all of the activities with a $5 wristband. Ages 4 and under are free. We also need lots of volunteers to run the booths. Each time you sign up to work a 30-minute time-slot, you get 2 free tickets for food.
December-January: International Mission Trip
Are you ready for some travel and adventure? Are you ready to work hard? Are you ready to help people become self-sustaining? If so, we have an opportunity for you! We are preparing to travel to the Angel House Orphanage in Tanzania, where we will work on their garden, greenhouse, and farming areas to improve their ability to produce their own food. Sign up here.