upcoming studies & women's retreat

Visit our Upcoming Studies page for details about our upcoming Women's Retreat and a Prayer Writing Class.  The Bible Study is still taking registrations.  Check them out and sign up!

Souper Bowl Sunday – A Mission Possible Kids Fundraiser

On February 4, pick-up home-made baked potato soup, all the fixins, and dessert, take-out only.  $5 for 10oz. serving, $8 for 20oz. Buy your tickets in advance at “The Corner” January 21 & 28, during the Sunday School hour, online at, or in the Church Office during the office hours.


Be blessed by serving a meal at Highland Blessing Dinner

January 18, 5:30pm, Highland Center Gym, 520 Olive St.  


Starting Point-Visitors and New Members!

Join us for Lunch, January 21, 11:30am, 3rd floor.  

Find out more about Noel and what membership means.  Childcare and lunch provided. RSVP by January 17, 221-5207, or below.


Story Time Hour in Noel’s Library

Every other Monday, January 22-May 21, 10am, Free.  Birth-pre-school. 


Mexico Mission Trip Informational Meeting

Thursday, January 25, 6pm, at 1st Methodist Bossier, 201 John Wesley Blvd.

Come hear about the mission trip to Juarez, Mexico, March 10-14, 2018. Trip cost is $250/adults, $125/students with scholarships available. Open to adults and children 13+. The meeting does not obligate you to go on the trip.  We will be building houses and relationships with our brothers and sisters in Juarez - is God calling you to go?  Come and see! 


Serve up soup and smiles at Souper Saturday

January 27, 9:15am, Noel’s Kitchen

Make and/or help deliver soup, muffins, cake.


UMW General Meeting-Now Quarterly

Saturday, January 27, 10am, Parlor


Parent’s (Those expecting through High School) Dinner Party

Thursday, February 1, 5:30pm, Worship Center. reserve adults & childrend by January 30.

We want to welcome parents for an evening of fellowship and great food!   It’s an amazing chance to sit down with friends, new and lifelong, while your blessings are being cared for and fed.  We are excited to share with you the plans for Noel’s Family Ministry and how we can be a part of your family’s life.  We will have a nursery available for children from 6 weeks-5th grade. 



early and

contemporary service 

Rev. elaine burleigh

January 21

8:30am  Lane Chapel

10:30am  Worship Center       





Rev. leah gaughan

January 21

10:30am  Sanctuary



help serve a meal:  

Highland blessing dinner

3rd Thursday of each month, 5:30pm, highland center, 520 olive

souper Saturday deliveries

last Saturday of each month, 9:15am, noel's kitchen, (holiday times vary)                   



Ncap - noel community arts program

next up:


sat, jan 27, 10-11:30


Are you interested in the written word, creating new liturgies, or the discipline of prayer? Come join Rev. Peter Gaughan for a time of creative centering and prayer writing!  Register below by January 20th.


Purple Bag list - share the love

Thank you for your faithful generosity.  Each filled bag makes a difference. 

For january

bags of apples, canned vegetables/soup (15-16oz.), fruit juice (64oz. bottles)            individual packets of hot cocoa/apple cider.                                                             

Please pick up items as able and bring back to worship on the 1st Sunday of the month or place them in mission boxes around the church.


the UMC Market

Shop, Save, Support

Save money at your favorite retailers, with a percentage of each purchase at thousands of participating brands contributed to your UMC ministry, at no additional cost to you.

For more information, call the church office at 318.221.5207.