22nd Sunday After Pentecost
“I Can See Clearly Now”
Pastor Barbara Marks
Children's Sermon by John Blossom
Please join us for worship
Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
The Elk’s Lodge
44 Maynard Street, Middletown, CT
Job 42:1-6, 10-17
Open House Parsonage Celebration – THIS SATURDAY,October 24th, 1-3 p.m. Join us for food, fun and fellowship. Bring the whole family - children’s crafts will be provided. Come help us celebrate the grand opening of our parsonage and outreach center at 221 Ridge Road, Middletown. We look forward to seeing you all there!
Christian Education -‘Remembering Your Story’ series continues! Please join us this Sunday, immediately following fellowship. We look forward to seeing you!
The Finance Committee will meet on Wednesday, Oct 28th at 7 p.m. at the parsonage. At this meeting we will draft a budget for 2016 and discuss current finances and bills. All budget requests should be turned in to Doris Swain this Sunday or before the meeting. Contact Warren Western for more information.
All Saints Day Sunday is November 1st. We will observe All Saints Day during our worship service on Nov 1, when we will read the names of church members, and church members’ family, who have died in the past year. If you would like someone’s name included on All Saints Sunday please call the church office.
Tres Dias Women’s #101 will be held November 12-15. It is a weekend filled with the love, grace and peace of Jesus. Come experience this closer walk on the journey of faith. See Pastor Barbara for details.
Email Correction - Pastor Barbara’s correct email isBarbara.email@example.com. It is listed incorrectly in the directory.
Amazing Grace Donations can now be brought to church anySunday. In addition to tuna and cereal, they are looking for donations of oatmeal, coffee and soup. The Missions committee will collect these items every Sunday and deliver to Amazing Grace. Please contact Marsha Judson with any questions at 860-346-0005.
The Coordinator of Rides to The Elk’s Lodge in Middletown is Jill Bennett. Please contact Jill at 860-345-7382 if you are in need of a ride to our new location.
We have a Facebook page! Help spread the word about the church by “liking” the church page and “sharing” posts. (http://www.facebook.com/pages/First-United-Methodist-Church/109638702407308).
Please Note - We are looking for everyone to update their home phone and cell phone numbers as well as their email addresses for correct communications. Please call or email Cyndi at the church office to update firstname.lastname@example.org /860-346-3689.
First United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 65
Middletown, CT 06457
Do not hesitate to call the church office with any questions or concerns.