October 11, 2015
20th Sunday After Pentecost
“Who Hears Our Cries?”
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
Sunday Breakfast – Join us for breakfast the second Sunday of each month at the Elk’s Lodge. Breakfast will be served THIS Sunday, October 11th. A great breakfast is served downstairs from the ballroom, starting at 8:00 a.m. for just $6.00. Join us for fellowship and breakfast and then come upstairs to worship.
Christian Education -‘Remembering Your Story’ series continues! Please join us this Sunday, immediately following fellowship. We look forward to seeing you!
Sew ‘n’ Sew’s continue to meet the second Tuesday of each month. They will next meet this Tuesday, October 13th at 10 a.m. at Heritage Commons (38 Boston Road, Middletown). All are welcome! Please bring a lunch. Coffee and dessert will be served. Contact Barbara Hendershot will any questions at 860-346-0467.
Open House Parsonage Celebration - October 24th, 1-3 p.m. Can you help? Of Course! There are many ways you can participate. Please use the sign-up sheet on the table, speak with or call Marsha, Dawn or Ted.
All Saints Day Sunday is November 1st. We will observe All Saints Day during our worship service on Nov 1, when we will read the names of church members, and church members’ family, who have died in the past year. If you would like someone’s name included on All Saints Sunday please call the church office.
Email Correction - Pastor Barbara’s correct email is Barbara.firstname.lastname@example.org. It is listed incorrectly in the directory.
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.
The Coordinator of Rides to The Elk’s Lodge in Middletown is Jill Bennett. Please contact Jill at 860-345-7382 if you are in need of a ride to our new location.
We have a Facebook page! Help spread the word about the church by “liking” the church page and “sharing” posts. (http://www.facebook.com/pages/First-United-Methodist-Church/109638702407308).
Please Note - We are looking for everyone to update their home phone and cell phone numbers as well as their email addresses for correct communications. Please call or email Cyndi at the church office to update email@example.com /860-346-3689.
First United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 65
Middletown, CT 06457
Do not hesitate to call the church office with any questions or concerns.
*Please bear with us as the parsonage is under renovation. If you need to contact us and can't reach us by phone, please email the church office. We check our email regularly and will get back to you as soon as possible.
Thank you for your patience.