March 2019
News of the Topeka Free Methodist Church

2019 Church Directories

The Church directory is being updated for 2019 and will be available this month. If you have changes for the new directory please talk to Pastor Mark or call the church.

Ladies Fellowship/Study

The dates when the ladies will meet in March will be announced in the Sunday bulletin.

Ash Wednesday

The season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, March 6. There will be a reflective worship and prayer service at the church from 6:00-6:30pm. The Lent Season Bible Reading calendar will be available on Sunday, March 3.

Scouting Sunday

Scouting Sunday is this month and our Girl Scout troops want to recognize 107 years of scouting by attending morning worship with our congregation on March 17. Girls from the troops will participate in several parts of the worship service.

Harvester’s Mobile Pantry

We will host a Harvester’s Mobile Pantry in the church parking lot on Saturday, March 23, at 9:00am. We need 15-20 volunteers. If you would like to help, sign up with Kurtis Scott and come to the church between 8:15 and 8:30am.

Mission Trip

Pastor Mark & Julie, and Curtiss Chase are planning to take a three-week mission trip to the Nhaloi Hospital in Mozambique, Africa from May 28 through June 18, 2019 on a Hope and Healing Africa (HHA) team. To learn more or to contribute go to: For more information talk to Pastor Mark, Julie, or Curtiss.

Looking Ahead

The Vincent’s, our missionaries to China/Korea, will be visiting and sharing about their work on Sunday, April 7. Adam will preach during morning worship.

Holy Week & Easter Services

  • April 14: Palm Sunday.
  • April 18: Maundy Thursday. We will celebrate a Christian Passover meal at 6:30pm. You MUST RSVP for this event. A sign-up sheet will be posted by Sunday, March 31.
  • April 19: Good Friday/Way of the Cross Worship Service at 7:00pm.
  • April 16: Easter/Resurrection Sunday.
  • 6:30am: Sunrise worship with Communion under the covering at the east doors of the church. Sunrise is at 6:39am.
  • 9:30am: Pot-luck breakfast. There will be no Sunday school.
  • 10:45am: Easter Celebration Worship

ShareFest is on Saturday, April 27 from 8:00-12:00 (noon). This year we will be working at Ross Elementary School. Sign-up with Teresa or Keith Tatum.