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Chelsea First United Methodist Church

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128 Park St Chelsea, MI 48118 United States

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November 2013

Warm One Pot Meals for Chilly Fall Evenings

November 14, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Warm One Pot Meals for Chilly Fall Evenings at Chelsea First United Methodist Kitchen. 7 – 9 pm $20 per person. Registration required. Please click on the link, http://www.chelseacommunitykitchen.org/contact-us/ for instructions about how to register.

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Chelsea MOPS Fall Mom2Mom Sale

November 15, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

$1 at the door gives you access to sellers by table, a large item room, baked goods and drinks. 25-30 tables expected. Proceeds to benefit Chelsea MOPS scholarships.

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December 2013

2013 Women’s Candlelit Advent Service

December 2, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Annual Women’s Candlelit Advent Service is an evening of desserts, reflection and preparation for the hectic holiday season. The evening begins with a beautiful dessert buffet. As the evening progresses 4 speakers will share their personal experiences dealing with the four Advent themes: Love, Hope, Peace and Joy. This evening will allow you to put the chaos of the holiday season into perspective and remember what the season truly means. All women are invited to attend regardless or church…

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January 2014

Spaghetti Dinner & Concert Fundraiser

January 15, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Enjoy a Spaghetti Dinner this Friday from 5-7pm ($8 adults/$3 kids) to support our Youth Group and stay for a free concert (7:30pm).

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Spaghetti Dinner and Free Concert

January 17, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Friday, January 17 come enjoy a spaghetti dinner from 5-7 p.m. at Chelsea First United Methodist Church and stay for the free concert at 7:30 p.m. featuring the Double Ring handbell duo of Russell and Sylvia Miller from Boerne, Texas. The Spaghetti Dinner will include spaghetti with choice of sauce (meat or meatless), salad, bread, and beverage, plus brownies or cookies. Tickets are $8 for adults and $3 for kids and available at the church office or at the door.…

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February 2014

Accidentals Handbell Ensemble Fundraiser Concert

February 9, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Chelsea Community is cordially invited to a fundraiser “preview” concert featuring The Accidentals Handbell Ensemble (grades 6-12) of Chelsea First United Methodist Church.  The concert will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary.  The Accidentals have been working since September preparing music for a concert tour/mission experience to be held over spring break (April 5-April 11).  They will be traveling to Knoxville, TN, Gainesville, FL, Sarasota, FL and Athens, GA presenting concerts…

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The Accidentals in Concert

February 9, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On Sunday, February 9th, at 4:00 PM, THE ACCIDENTALS, will perform a handbell concert in the sanctuary of Chelsea First United Methodist Church. Twelve middle school and high school youth, under the direction of Kyle Webber, will present music they have prepared for their upcoming tour. Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the concert. On April 5th, the bell ringers and a support group of five high school youth, will travel to Knoxville, Tennessee, Gainesville, Florida, Sarasota, Florida,…

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March 2014

AUDITIONS: Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights

March 24, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Auditions are held in the spring of each year, and are open to musicians, singer/song-writers, jugglers, magicians, performers, dance troupes, artists, and other street arts performers. Performers are judged before a panel of local artists, committee members and merchants. Performers are paid, a priority for organizers who all feel that artists should always be compensated for their work.

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April 2014

Chelsea MOPS Spring Mom2Mom Sale

April 5, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Chelsea Mothers of Preschoolers will be holding a Mom to Mom sale from 9a-noon. The sale is open to the public and admission is $1 at the door. Strollers welcome.

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September 2014

MOPS Annual Kickoff Openhouse!

September 12, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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“Detour de Force” Concert Series

September 20, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Chelsea First United Methodist Church 2014 – 2015 Concert Series “Detour de Force” We think two sopranos are better than one (plus, we just like singing together), so we formed the dynamic duo *zip!* *zing!* …Detour de Force! Between the two of us, we’ve warbled and chirped opera, oratorio, new music, jazz, cabaret, and art song on 5 continents so far, in and around the most famous concert halls and opera houses (and a few bars and street corners to…

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Girl Scouts Enrollment Round-up

September 25, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

CHELSEA GIRL SCOUTS, I CAN’T WAIT! What is a dream that you can’t wait to achieve? To be the lead singer in a band, be a spy on a mission or to be the star of your own story? At Girl Scouts, we can’t wait to make that dream come true. Girls and adults looking to join Chelsea Area Girl Scouts are invited to attend the upcoming recruitment event: Thursday, September 25 6:30-800 p.m. At Chelsea United Methodist Church, 128…

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Chelsea MOPS Fall Mom2Mom Sale

September 27, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Chelsea MOPS is having a Mom to Mom Sale on Saturday September 27th from 9am to 12pm at Chelsea First United Methodist Church (128 Park St. off M-52 in downtown Chelsea). We will have 50 tables selling gently used kid’s clothes, toys, baby equipment, maternity, and things that families have outgrown. We will also have a large item area with baby furniture, strollers, large toys and much more. Admission is $1 and strollers are allowed. For more information visit our…

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October 2014

Parent Education Series — Wendy Shepherd

October 19, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Chelsea School District and the Chelsea First United Methodist Church have partnered to present the series. This series will bring national, state, and local experts to speak on relevant parenting issues. Our hope is to educate, support, energize, and inspire parents. The title of Wendy’s presentation is “Parenting Your Own Personal Sitcom.”

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Halloween Party/Open House

October 31, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Come to the First United Methodist Church for some Halloween fun and food before going trick or treating! Hot dogs, chips, coffee, hot cocoa, crafts, and the ever popular strobe light room! Free of charge. Event runs from 5-6; Church Lobby will remain open for a warm space and bathrooms until 8:00pm.

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November 2014

Gluten Free for the Rest of Us

November 6, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friends and family with gluten issues presenting challenges as you plan for holiday entertaining?  Don’t despair–Chelsea Community Kitchen has a solution.  Thursday, November 6, 7:00-9:00 pm, come work with Mona Ottum, RD, as she provides hands-on instruction in planning  menus, hidden sources of gluten, local sources of gluten-free food and flours, and other tips for cooking and entertaining.  Class fee for this EXPERT SERIES program is $20.  Class will meet in kitchen of the Chelsea First United Methodist Church at 128 Park St.…

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December 2014

Chelsea Chamber Players Holiday Concert

December 7, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A special holiday performance featuring Sunrise Mass by Ola Gjeilo, works for string orchestra and a Christmas Carol sing-a-long. Presented by Chelsea’s talented Chamber Players with students from the Chelsea High School Orchestra (Jed Fritzemeier, Conductor), Chelsea First United Methodist Church Choir (Kyle Webber, Conductor) and Chelsea High School Choirs (Steve Hinz, Conductor). Free admission. Two Shows: 3pm & 7pm @ Chelsea First United Methodist Church, 128 Park Street. (Note: address changed after brochure was printed.  The event will be…

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January 2015

Historical Tours of Chelsea First United Methodist

January 10, 2015 @ 9:30 am - January 11, 2015 @ 12:15 pm
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Three tours, Jan 10, 9:30 am; Jan 10 11am;Jan 11 12:15 pm

Chelsea First Methodist Sanctuary Renovation  Chelsea First United Methodist Church is honoring the 115th anniversary of the current building (dedicated in 1900) with a renovation of the sanctuary.  This will be the first major update to the sanctuary in over 30 years.  With the renovation set to start in a few weeks, the church is inviting the public in for a last look at the current space with historical tours of the building.  Tours will begin in the church lobby at…

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December 2015

Healthy Holiday Baking – Vegan Style

December 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In this cooking demonstration,the focus is on easy dessert ideas that are perfect for celebrating with friends and family throughout the holiday season. We’ll make a few delicious, vegan treats – without using any butter, milk, or eggs. You’ll have a chance to learn what vegan baking is all about and how it’s different from vegetarian, plus ask lots of questions. Of course, we’ll sample all of our creations together, too! On our holiday menu: Baked Cranberry, Apple, and Pear…

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February 2016

RESCHEDULED | Parent Education Series: Youth and Sports – Striking a Balance

February 7, 2016 @ 3:00 am - 5:00 pm

Youth and Sports – Striking a Balance is part of a parent education series in partnership with Chelsea District Library, Chelsea First United Methodist Church and the Chelsea School District. Chelsea School District Athletic Director, Brad Bush, will be speaking about finding a balance between your child’s sport and everything else: school, family, community. The goal is to educate, support, energize, and inspire parents. Childcare is available. For more information or to register for childcare, visit www.chelseaumc.org/adults/special-events.html.  

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5th Annual Festival of Tables

February 27, 2016 @ 11:00 am

What can be better than a delicious lunch prepared by Wesley’s Catering and served on uniquely decorated tables? The fifth annual Festival of Tables will be held on Saturday, February 27 to satisfy your imagination and your appetite! Tickets go on sale January 11 — get your tickets early because this annual event sells out. The Festival of Tables is a fundraiser to support the Chelsea Senior Center, but it’s an event enjoyed by all ages. Various community members, groups, and…

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November 2016

Parent Education Series: Social Media Savvy; Family centered approaches to managing technology and social media

November 20, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Sarita Schoenebeck, an Assistant Professor in the School of Information at University of Michigan who studies social media and family life, will discuss family-centered approaches to managing technology and social media based on recent research. Topics will include: 1) Setting technology rules for the family (parents and children); 2) How parents should think about their children’s online presence (e.g., should you share photos of your children on Facebook?); 3) Managing drama and bullying among young people (and adults); and 4)…

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February 2017

ServSafe Food Manager Certification

February 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is an eight hour self-­‐study review class that helps you fulfill the Michigan Food Law requirement to have a manager certified in food safety in each food service establishment. Participants must read and study the book prior to class, then do a 7 hour review of key materials prior to taking national certification test.

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CSA Fair with 5 Healthy Towns

February 19, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

CSA stands for community supported agriculture. A CSA is a “subscritpion” to a farm to receive a weekly box of produce. It’s a way to support your local farms and eat healthy all summer. The farmers markets of Chelsea, Grass Lake, Manchester, Stockbridge, and Dexter are hosting a CSA fair. At the fair, potential CSA members will have the opportunity to browse tables and meet with local farmers and producers. Attendees can ask questions and learn about which CSA options…

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March 2017

Live Auditions for 2017 Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights Concert Series

March 27, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  The application deadline is March 17, 2017 for the upcoming season of the Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights series. Electronic and live audition information for the 2017 series is posted below: LIVE AUDITIONS: Live auditions will be held Monday, March 27, 2017 from 5-8pm at Chelsea First United Methodist Church, 128 Park Street, Chelsea, Michigan. *You MUST pre-register for an audition time before the deadline on March 17th* Each group will have five minutes to perform for a panel of judges, plus…

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Blood Drive

March 30, 2017 @ 7:15 am - 7:00 pm

American Red Cross March is Red Cross Month Be part of an elite group of volunteers!  Give blood.   Blood Drive First United Methodist Church 128 Park Street, Chelsea Thursday, March 30, 2017 7:15 AM to 7:00 PM To schedule an appointment visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: ccbd, or contact Carol Brock at 734-475-9898  

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April 2017

CFUMC Community Concert Series – Brian Brill

April 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The CFUMC Community Concert Series is a FREE community concert, open to the public. Free childcare is also available. Please click on the event link to register child(ren) for care. In May, the CFUMC Community Concert Series presents: Brian Brill, pianist and two-time Emmy Award winning composer, has written original music and film scores for PBS Television, CBS Sports, and The Discovery Channel. He continues to produce music for national/regional radio and TV ads. Brian also arranges and produces music…

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May 2017

American Red Cross Blood Drive

May 25, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 7:00 pm

Help us extend a life again! The need for blood is constant and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in our community. Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every 2 to 3 seconds and most of us will need blood in our lifetime. Thank you for supporting the American Red Cross blood program!

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June 2017

ServSafe Managers Class

June 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chelsea Community Kitchen (CCK) periodically offers a ServSafe® FOOD MANAGER CERTIFICATION CLASS. Our next class will be June 24, 8 am – 4 pm, at the Chelsea First United Methodist Church, 128 Park St. Register on our website at chelseacommunitykitchen.org. This is an eight hour self-­‐study review class that helps you fulfill the Michigan Food Law requirement to have a manager certified in food safety in each food service establishment. Participants must read and study the book prior to class, then…

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August 2017

Servsafe Managers Class

August 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am - August 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Servsafe Food Manager Certification Class: Monday, August 28, 9 – 5 pm at the Chelsea First United Methodist Church, 128 Park St. This is an eight hour self-­‐study review class that helps you fulfill the Michigan Food Law requirement to have a manager certified in food safety in each food service establishment. Register now. Hosted by Chelsea Community Kitchen.

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October 2017

2017 – 2018 Concert Series Opening Concert “Mark Loring and Friends”

October 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come join us as we open the 2017 – 2018 concert series. All concerts are free and open to the public. Enjoy Mark Loring on piano and organ; also featuring: Chelsea Ballet, Bows Up! String Ensemble, and Kyle Webber – organist. For more information contact Mark Loring mloring@chelseaumc.org

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December 2017

Chelsea Chamber Players Holiday Concert

December 3, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Chelsea Chamber Players Holiday Concert (2 performances) Sunday, December 3rd  3pm and 7pm @Chelsea First United Methodist Church, 128 Park Street. Sunday, December 3 at 3pm & 7pm. Chelsea First United Methodist Church, 128 Park Street A special holiday performance featuring “Jubilate Deo” by Dan Forrest, “Serenade in G Minor” by Carl Reinecke,  and a Christmas Carol sing-a-long. Presented by the Chelsea Chamber Players along with students from the Chelsea High School Orchestra (Jed Fritzemeier, Conductor), the Chelsea High School Choirs (Steve…

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Women’s Candlelit Advent Service

December 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  The 2017 Women’s Candlelit Advent Service, hosted by Chelsea Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS), is a great time to prepare for the chaos of the Christmas Season.  It is a chance to catch our breath and take some time to remember what the season is all about.  We hope to reach out to all women and make this a true Chelsea community event.

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February 2018

Free Community Breakfast

February 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

A hot breakfast is served to the general public free of charge on the second Saturday of every month at Chelsea First United Methodist Church from 8am to 11am. Everyone is Invited! Persons who are in need of a good hearty breakfast and those who want one. Join others who meet in a friendly setting without solicitations. The breakfast is truly free. There are no requests for donations. Those who wish to support the breakfast can request envelopes upon leaving.

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March 2018

2017 – 2018 Concert Series “Gemini”

March 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come join us as we continue the 2017 – 2018 concert series. All concerts are FREE and open to the public. Enjoy the talented Ann Arbor-based duo “Gemini” as they present a fun & rousing concert for whole family! For more information contact Mark Loring mloring@chelseaumc.org

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April 2018

Mom2Mom Sale-Chelsea MOPS

April 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Chelsea MOPS group is hosting their annual mom2mom sale! Come shop for gently used maternity, baby or children’s clothing and toys! We have **extended** our hours this year and will be offering a Presale from 9-10am for $2, then general admission will be from 10am-1pm for $1. All proceeds will go to the Chelsea Mothers of Preschoolers group. If you are interested in selling any of your gently used maternity, baby or children’s clothing or toys please contact us…

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Free Community Concert – Capital City Brass Band

April 29, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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December 2018

Material Girls Christmas Bazaar

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Kids from age 3 through 6th grade can shop for the holidays from the thousands of affordable handmade items available, all for $1- $5. Student Volunteers (7th-12th Grade) and adults are needed to help at this event, please contact CFUMC at ​(734)475-8119. By appointment only, a signup is posted with a link at www.chelseafestivals.com  This year, an early shopping session of the bazaar will be offered on November 29th for children who would benefit from a quieter shopping experience.  For details, please…

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March 2019

Community Concert Series – Kuungana African Drum & Dance

Friday, Mar 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Family Concert – Kuungana African Drum and Dance Company – Featuring Kevin Collins Friday, March 1, 2019 – 7pm A night of West African culture with dance, music, and a chance to play rhythmic instruments.

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Seraph Brass Recital at Chelsea United Methodist Church

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Seraph Brass for a day of music at Chelsea United Methodist Church.

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Free Community Concert – Seraph Brass

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for this fantastic upcoming concert, part of Chelsea First United Methodist Church’s 2018-19 Community Concert Series. FREE and all are welcome! Seraph Brass is a dynamic brass ensemble drawing from a roster of America’s top female brass players. Committed to engaging audiences with captivating programming, Seraph Brass presents a diverse body of repertoire that includes original transcriptions, newly commissioned works, and well-known classics.

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May 2019

Free Community Concert – Brian Brill & Friends

Sunday, May 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Brian Brill, pianist and two-time Emmy Award winning composer, has written original music and film scores for PBS Television, CBS Sports, and The Discovery Channel.  A concert not to be missed!

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