THIS WEEKEND AT FUMC
August 30, 2015
14th Sunday After Pentecost
"Let's Get Our Hands Dirty!"
Barbara Marks and
John Blossom Please join us for worship
Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
meet our new pastor
The Elk’s Lodge
44 Maynard Street, Middletown, CT
Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23
Christian Education – Please join us this Sunday, August 30th, following worship if you are interested in helping with Children’s Faith Formations in the fall. Classes will begin September 20th. Please see Barbara or John for details.
S.P.P.R. will be meeting September 2nd. Contact Shirley Lawrence for more information at email@example.com.
Finance Committee will be meeting September 9th. Please contact Warren Western at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
End of Summer Picnic is being planned for September. Stay tuned for details.
Email Correction - Pastor Barbara’s correct email is Barbara.email@example.com. It is listed incorrectly in the directory.
Basic Lay Servant Ministry Courses will be offered through the District at Grace UMC in Southington, Saturday 9/12, 9/19 & 9/26 – 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. If you are interested please let Pastor Barbara know.
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).
The New York Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church thanks everyone at FUMC Middletown for the generous contribution of $2026.00 towards the fight against malaria. As of today (and with your help) they have raised nearly $800,000.00! For more information about what they are doing with the funds raised, please visit www.nyac.com/mission.
First United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 65
Middletown, CT 06457
Do not hesitate to call the church office with any questions or concerns.
Our summer office hours are:
Monday and Wednesday
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.