Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
"Where Are YOU Going?"
Please join us for worship
Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
The Elk’s Lodge
44 Maynard Street, Middletown, CT
Thank You – Megan Camp for sharing your gift of music with us today.
Prayer Circle - will meet TODAY following Worship and will continue each Sunday. Please see Dianne Bayley-Clark for more information.
Wanted: Sunday School Teachers and Helpers! – Thanks to several dedicated church family members, we have been able to continue Sunday School throughout the summer this year! Thank you to all who have helped in this important ministry. We are now looking for additional volunteers for the fall and spring. No experience is required! We will teach you how to use our resources. Your commitment would be about one time per month depending on how many of you volunteer. The more the merrier! Please consider assisting in this all important ministry to our children and youth. We will celebrate our renewed effort in Christian education during Rally Day on Sunday, September 16th. Please see Debbie Camp for more information.
Back to School Supplies Needed! – It’s that time of year! Pencils, erasers, crayons, pencil boxes, notebooks and backpacks are needed for our youth attending the Middletown Public Schools. We can help by providing some of these basic supplies to support our local families within our community. Please bring your donations to the church August 19th & 26th. Please see Debbie Camp for more information.
The Sew ‘n’ Sew’s – meet the second Wednesday of every month at 10 a.m. at Heritage Commons. Bring a brown bag lunch. Please see Rachel Titus for more information.
FUMC Tag Sale Fundraiser – will be Saturday, September 15th. We are looking for some volunteers to make this a successful event. Please see Jill Bennett for more information to volunteer and to make donations.
Lay Servant Ministries – The Connecticut District Basic Lay Servant Ministry Course 2018 will be September 15th and September 22nd at the North United Methodist Church, in Hartford, CT. Registration is required by September 13, 2018. Please see Pastor Barbara Marks or call the church office for more details.
Finance & Trustees Special Meeting – will be Wednesday, September 26th, at the Parsonage. We will be having a special guest, Susan Ezrati, joining us. It is encourage that all Finance and Trustee Committee members attend. Please see Nancy Burton for more information.
Save The Date – Charge Conference will be Wednesday, November 14, 2018. We are in the Meriden district, so our meeting will be held in that church. Please complete your reports by the end of October. Most forms can be downloaded from NYAC.com and click on “Conference Forms & Policies”. More details to come.
Summer Reading – Here are a couple of book suggestions for your summer reading or listening! “Waking Up White” and “Same Kind of Different As Me” - Check them out in the library, purchase online or visit the local bookstore. We will join together for a discussion in the fall with the Hartford UMC, and perhaps we will even go see the movie. Happy reading!
Coffee Hour - will be hosted by group Luke on Sunday, September 2, 2018. Please see Sharon Riley for details.