Fouth Sunday of Easter
"Arise! First UMC Middletown"
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
WANTED –Worship Team – Looking for creative people to come in and set up worship display and more… Please contact Pastor Barbara for more information.
Trustees Meeting on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 7p.m. at the Parsonage. Please note that this is a very IMPORTANT meeting for all Trustees. If you can’t make it PLEASE call the office.
Tres Dias Retreat- Is something missing in your faith journey? Are you seeking a closer walk with Jesus? This is an opportunity for you to get away for three days, in a loving and open environment that will make you faith come alive. TDFC has been holding Christian retreats for over 35 years and is one of 100 communities worldwide. You have heard me preach about it; perhaps it's your turn to attend? Upcoming Men's Weekend April 28-May 1 and Women's Weekend Retreat May 19-22, 2016. Ask Pastor Barbara how this retreat has changed her life and for an application form.
Clean Water for Nicaraguans – The Accion Medica Cristina (AMC) and the United Methodist Church, have a goal to help provide water filters for Nicaragua. Each church in the Connecticut District is asked to support this project by purchasing at least one filter – that is $50.00 per church – To reach their goal of 200 filters for 200 families.
Choir Fellowship Meeting Saturday, April 16, 2016, at 9:30 a.m. All adult choir members are requested to attend. And if you have a desire to sing God’s praises with us, this would be a great time to do so. For more information, please call Eric Buggie at (203) 494-3153, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The United Methodist Men meet at the parsonage for a men’s breakfast Saturday, May 7th, and the first Saturday of each month. Bring a friend! See David Marks or Warren Western for more information.
The Sew ‘n’ Sew’s meet the second Tuesday of every month at 10 a.m. at Heritage Commons. Please see Barbara Hendershot for more information.
Updating our Prayer List – We want to be sure that our prayers are heard and supported, and that we can do this effectively. Please help us by contacting the Church office to indicate which of your prayer requests of yours on our current list should be active, and how long they should be active. By default, we will keep ne prayers on the list for six weeks, but feel free to indicate another time frame. If you would like to have a member to pray with you personally, please contact Dianne Clark.
Amazing Grace Donations can now be brought to church any Sunday. 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.