17th Sunday after Pentecost
John Blossom, CLS
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
in the Patio Room
1 Timothy 1:12-17
Pastor Barbara will be away from September 8th to September 11th. John Blossom can be called in a pastoral emergency. He can be reached at (203) 293-8511.
The Sew ‘n’ Sew’s - will meet the second Tuesday of every month at 10 a.m. at Heritage Commons. Bring a brown bag lunch. Please see Rachel Titus for more information.
Finance Committee – will be meeting on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 7pm at the parsonage. Please contact Warren Western for any additional information.
Trustee Committee – will be meeting on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 7pm at the parsonage. Please contact the church office for any additional information.
Church Tag Sale… - The First UMC Middletown will be participating in the town wide tag sale on September 17, 2016 at the parsonage, 8:30am – 2:30pm. So get ready and start to clean out those closets. Drop off for your donations will be Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9am-12pm… Unable to make the drop off times please contact Jill Bennett (860) 345-7382, to make an appointment.
Worship Team – Are you interested in being part of the worship team that “creates a look” that goes along with the scripture? You saw it happen for Pentecost with flames of fire. You saw it happen during Lent as we created a worship table week after week while building on burlap cloth. Visual greatly enhance our worship experience! We need a few people to brainstorm how worship might “LOOK” if we were walking into the story. Please let Pastor Barbara know if you are interested.
The United Methodist Men - meet at the parsonage for a men’s breakfast Saturday, October 8th, and the first Saturday of each month. Bring a friend! See David Marks or Warren Western for more information.
Harvest Fair - will be on November 12, 2016, at the parsonage. We will be having crafts, bake table, lunch, silent action, and more…. Need more information? Please contact Bonnie Aparo or Marsha Judson for more details.
Revival Study begins October 2nd – Adam Hamilton uses his storytelling talent to take us on a six-week journey through England tracing the life of John Wesley. Wesley’s message and his faith continues to speak to us, calling for a revival of our hearts and souls so that our world might be changed. His story is our story. It’s our heritage, it defines our faith, and it challenges us to rediscover our spiritual passion. Please sign up today! (if you would like to study on a weeknight please see John Blossom)
First United Methodist Church
Dear friends of the First United Methodist Church:
Please join us for a picnic on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 1PM
Bring your family or guest along.
Iced Tea, Lemonade, Hot Dogs, and Hamburgers will be provided.
Bring your favorite dish to share.
Ted and Shirley Lawrence
72 Jacobs Terrace
If you have any questions, feel free