10th Sunday after Pentecost
Barbara Marks, Pastor
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
Thank YOU! - goes out to Tim Peiffer for coming to the First UMC Middletown, to share your gifts and talents with us through your special music…
Coffee Hour - needs a few volunteers for the month of July… Please sign up to help out our Hospitality Committee at the “Welcoming Table”.
The United Methodist Men - meet at the parsonage for a men’s breakfast Saturday, August 6th, and the first Saturday of each month. Bring a friend! See David Marks or Warren Western for more information.
The Sew ‘n’ Sew’s - will meet August 9th (the second Tuesday of every month) at 10 a.m. at Heritage Commons. Bring your brown bag lunch. Please see Rachel Titus for more information.
“CLEAN WATER FOR NICARAGUANS UPDATE” - The Connecticut District has done an outstanding job in raising money for water filters for Nicaragua. Our total number of water filters for Nicaragua is 345! Thanks for your contribution…345 families will have clean water.
Office Supplies - would be greatly appreciated… If you would like to donate anything from stamps, paper (legal or letter size), pens, pencils, or even gift cards to purchase… Remember that your donations are tax deductible.
Choir Fellowship - 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 Stephanie Buggie at (203) 494-3153, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 new 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 at (860) 346-7345.
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.