Weekly News for August 3, 2016

This and That

1) Gary and company did a lot of work, seemed to have a good time working the yard sale and it was quite the success ! As of Monday, $1081.00 had been turned in, and for this a huge thank you to all who helped !

2) The church and Fellowship Hall are looking so good with the fresh paint job. Chris D. is spending many hours with the painting crew, just making sure the church continues to be open and available as needed. Chris……well done……..thank you so much for the care you give on these projects.

3) To the lady with the black kneed work clothes, the gardens have never looked better. You are there a day or two every week and your efforts really , really show. Thank you , Priscilla. And George, the lawns always look like you have just tended to them. When do you do it ? ! Thank-you , George.

Heads up to the August 18th Church Council meeting. If you have any thing you may wish to bring to the council’s attention there are at least two or three ways to do it. Anyone can and would be so welcome to attend the meetings and speak to your issue, or you can let the moderator know about it and it could go on the written agenda, or you could write a note to the council and we’d take it from there. Your participation is so welcome.

Summer Office Hours

Monday and Wednesday – 7:00-8:30 am

Tuesday and Thursday – 7:00-8:30 am and 12:15 to 3:00 pm

Steeple Painting

Don’t forget the Matching Fund opportunity that will help so much as the Trustees work to get the steeple painted. Please note on your check that it is for the steeple. This campaign will finish up at the end of August. Thank you!

Christmas Baskets Donations.

We Need help to filling the raffle baskets. There is a list of the items needed in front of the basket for donated goods. The collection basket/box is located in the Gathering Space. We appreciate all the help to make the Christmas Basket Raffle a success! If anyone would rather donate money instead of shopping, we will do the shopping! All you need to do is let Terri, or any of the Tuesday gals aware of the money donation! All of the TUESDAY GALS thank you for all your HELP!

Pet Place Pantry Needs

Dry Dog Food

Dry Cat Food

Kitty Litter

Food Pantry Needs

Greetings to all of you,

What a nice cool spring we are having. I hope you all have had a chance to be out enjoying it.

Traffic continues to be steady at the pantry. We seem to be serving about 35-40 families a week. Now that summer is almost here donations tend to slow down so your help will be invaluable.

Need list

jam/jelly

baked beans

soups – beef, chowders

boxed mac and cheese

Hamburger Helper

coffee

toothpaste

ketchup

mayonnaise

mustard

salad dressing

spaghettios

canned fruit

personal hygiene items

household cleaners

We continue to be thankful for all your support and donations. It truly is a community pantry.

Donations may be dropped off at the church and will be taken to the pantry. Thank you.

Upcoming Events

Friday, August 5 – Friday Lunch – 11:30-1:00 pm

Sunday, August 7 – Christian Education-11:00 am

Tuesday, August 9 – Tuesday Gals – 10:00 am

Saturday, August 13 – Pet Place Pantry – 9:00-10:00 am

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