Fifth Sunday of Easter
Rev. David Gilmore
Please join us for worship
Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
The Elk’s Lodge
44 Maynard Street, Middletown, CT
Hebrews 11:1-3, 12:1-3
It is with great joy I announce The Rev David Gilmore will be our guest preacher TODAY, Mother’s Day. Rev Gilmore was the keynote speaker for the Laity Convocation in the fall, and he has accepted our invitation to look at how the Middletown UMC might grow. Please welcome him, and ask him any questions you might have, on church growth.
God Bless You Cassie as you journey away from us. You have been a blessing and we know that God has a special plan and purpose for you! Thank you for sharing your enthusiasm and gift of music. God be with you!
Getting to Know Jesus – Tres Dias weekends are coming up! Men’s weekend May 18-21 and Women’s weekend June 1-4. Many of our members have participated and it has changed their lives. See Pastor Barbara for information.
Prayer Circle – will meet TODAY, following coffee hour for 15 minutes. Dianne Bayley-Clark and John Blossom will be having a prayer circle each week following coffee hour, for 15 minutes. All are welcome and encouraged to come!
SPPR Committee – Will meet Wednesday, May 24th at 7pm, at the Parsonage. And will be hosting coffee hour on May 28th. Please see Sharon Riley for more information.
The Sew ‘n’ Sew’s - will meet the second Tuesday of every month at 10 a.m. at Heritage Commons. And they will be hosting coffee hour May 21st. Bring a brown bag lunch. Please see Barbara Hendershot for more information.
Congratulations Church!! – What an outstanding effort you have put forth for Days for Girls ($552) and Raise the Roof Orphanage Project ($150). Good Job. What does it mean? It means that you have kept 26 girls in school for 3 years. You have also contributed 3 sheets of tin roofing (with a matching 3) of the 80 sheets needed to complete the roof to house orphans. What a blessing!
Days for Girls –is an organization that provides quality sustainable feminine hygiene kits and education to girls and women in over 75 countries to help reverse the cycle of poverty. Activities include sewing, ironing, folding, snapping, prepping, etc. Fabric donations are also appreciated. There are no requirements to participate, besides a desire to do so. All are welcome and encouraged to participate. Please contact Megan Camp for more information via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or in person at Sunday service!
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. Please contact Marsha Judson with any questions at (860) 346-0005.