THIS WEEKEND AT FUMC
July 5, 2015
6th Sunday After Pentecost
"What Amazes You?"
Barbara Marks Please join us for worship
Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
help us welcome our new pastor
The Elk’s Lodge
44 Maynard Street, Middletown, CT
Barbara Marks, our new pastor, celebrates her first Sunday preaching with us THIS SUNDAY. Please join us in welcoming her to our church family.
Finance Committee will be meeting Wednesday, July 8th. Contact Warren Western for more information at 860-632-8204.
Sunday Breakfast – Join us for breakfast the second Sunday of each month at the Elk’s Lodge. Breakfast will be served next Sunday, July 12th. 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.
Sew ‘n’ Sew will continue meeting during the summer months. Next meeting will be Tuesday, July 14th at 10 a.m. at Heritage Commons (38 Boston Road, Middletown). Please bring a lunch. Coffee and dessert will be served. Contact Barbara Hendershot will any questions at 860-346-0467.
Shirley Lawrence, Chair of S.P.P.R., is available if you have questions about the appointment process and pastoral transition. You can contact her at 860-347-9687 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amazing Grace Donations can now be brought to church any Sunday. Summer is a very important time for the food pantry. 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).
‘Imagine No Malaria’: Just a reminder, if anyone has any ‘Imagine No Malaria’ boxes, please return them a.s.a.p. FUMC has raised an astounding $2,040.20. It’s not too late to get those donations to the conference. We thank everyone for their tremendous efforts! (If anyone has any “Peace With Justice” envelopes, there is still time to get those in as well). Thank you!
This Week at First United Methodist Church:
Sunday Morning Worship Service & welcome to Barbara Marks.
Finance Committee Meeting, 7:30 p.m.
Breakfast at the Elk’s, 8:00 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship Service. ~
First United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 65
Middletown, CT 06457
Do not hesitate to call the church office with any questions or concerns.