Weekly News for September 7, 2016

Spruce Up to Lift Up Capital Campaign

Don’t forget the Matching Fund opportunity that will help so much as the Church Trustees are trying to raise $12,000 to paint the church steeple and the outside of Fellowship Hall and replace carpeting in Fellowship Hall. The painting of the church has been completed and looks beautiful. This campaign will finish up September 11. Thank you!

Special Offering

Trudy will be cutting a check for $ 615 for Disaster/ flood relief to the Conference this week. It is my opinion that NYCC really came through on this cause. Thank you, so much . Jeanne

Men’s Club-Cumberland Fair

The Men’s Club is once again looking for volunteers to work a shift or shifts at our food booth at the Cumberland Fair. We will be once again serving breakfast(8:00-11:00 am), lunch(11:00-4:00 pm) and supper (4:00-8:00 pm). Our fare will be the same as last year; breakfast sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled cheese, and assorted drinks.

There will be a sign up board in the Gathering Space soon for those interested. If you have any questions or want to call in to volunteer, please call Norm Smith as he’s handling the work scheduling. Norm Smith: Home# 829-5802 Cell# 749-8462

Homecoming Potluck/Pool Party

This year’s Homecoming/Potluck and Pool party will take place at Mark and Marsha Heath’s house at 534 New Gloucester Rd, in North Yarmouth at 12 Noon on Sunday, September 11. Please bring a dish or dessert to share. Don’t forget your bathing suit and towel! Please sign up on the sign up sheet and let us know what you will be bringing to share.

Ten Commandments Discussion

Join Pastor Nancy every Tuesday starting on September 13th at 3:00 pm until November 22nd for an exciting and interesting discussion of the Ten Commandments for the 21st century.

We will be utilizing The Ten Commandments: Laws of the Heart. You will find more information on this program in your newsletter.

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!

This and That

1) The next church council meeting will be on THURSDAY SEPT. 22 at 6:30 pm.

2 ) We have an offer of truck and trailer and also someone who is willing to help with any “construction” if necessary for a FUNDAY float. Funday is Sat. Sept.17th. It would be a really good time to put our church out there. There are several new young families in North Yarmouth now and what a “soft” way to say Hi, and here’s a little bit about us. We don’t have to prepare a Grand Prize float, but we do some things that we can be proud of……ie Chicken Pie events,( Rumor has it that Rev. Nancy is willing to wear a chicken costume ! * ) Pet Pantry, ( Tim offered to hold a Pet Pantry sign ). Our children’s special presentations are just that, really special .Where is the Donkey? There’s going to be a Blessing of the Animals later in the Fall and all are welcome to get in on this event. Anyway, if we do this we need a leader ,and you would not be expected to do it all the work.

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

Wednesday, September 7 – Choir Rehearsal – 7:00 pm

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

Sunday, September 11 – Homecoming Potluck/Pool Party – Noon at the Heath’s house

Sunday, September 11– Trustees – 10:45 am

Sunday, September 11 – Missions – 11:00 am

Tuesday, September 13 – Women’s Fellowship/Tuesday Gals – 10:00 am

Tuesday, September 13 – Ten Commandments Discussion- 3:00 pm

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