Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
"Where is My Happy Ending?"
Barbara Marks, Pastor
Please join us for worship
Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
The Elk’s Lodge
44 Maynard Street, Middletown, CT
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
UMC Market - when making purchases, REMEMBER to use UMC Market. The church will then receive a percentage of the purchase price. Many stores that you already shop at are on the website. Go to UMCmarket@umcmarket.org to sign up today. Please contact Warren Western for more information.
Christ Chapel MINGO County Mission Trip 2017 - Mingo County is one of the poorest counties in the Appalachian Mountains region of our country in West Virginia. From July 30th – August 6th, David Hurlburt with a team of 14 (11 high schoolers and 3 leaders) will be going to help the people there who are in poverty and however else God may lead them.
Heartsaver® CPR AED - August 12th from 8:45am – 12pm at the parsonage. The cost of the course is $70.00 cash, credit, or debit. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements. If you are interested in joining, please sign up or contact the church office.
Small Great Things Summer Book Club - discussion August 17, 2017. This is a novel by Jodi Picoult, where she tackles the profoundly challenging yet essential concerns of our time: prejudice, race, and justice. This book club discussion will be combined with the Hartford UMC. Please sign up if you are interested. If you have questions, please contact Pastor Barbara Marks.
Women of Joy - is August 18th & 19th in Lowell, MA. Women of all ages and walks of life as they encounter the Word of God, the joy of music and the spirit of friendship. Its your life journey – Women of Joy will encourage you along the way. For more details please call (800) 374-1550 or view details online at womenofjoy.org.
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. And they will be hosting coffee hour August 20th. Please see Barbara Hendershot for more information.
Trustee Committee - will meet Wednesday, August 16th at 7pm, at the Parsonage. Please see Bill Collins for more information.
SPPR Committee - will meet Wednesday, August 23rd at 7pm, at the Parsonage. Please see Sharon Riley for more information.
Finance Committee - will meet Wednesday, September 13th at 7pm, at the Parsonage. Please see Warren Western for more information.
Amazing Grace Donations – All 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. Please contact Marsha Judson with any questions at (860) 346-0005.