Weekly News for October 19, 2016

Help Request for Chicken Pickup
I need help ! Next Mon., Oct 24th, 500+ lbs of chicken need to be picked up from the Gray Market and brought to the church. Mid to late afternoon would be the best time, especially if it is still so warm outside. Obviously a pick up truck would work really well !

Help Request for Preparing Chickens
And I could really use 1 or 2 folks to help prepare the chickens for cooking. From 8pm to 9:30pm ish on the 24th would do the job. Tracy D helped me last time and it was amazing how fast we did the job. I could do this alone, but it was really so helpful to have a friend with me. Tracy is out of town for this event, If I can’t get the chickens to the church, do you think folks would notice if we substituted hotdogs ? Call me if you can help 829-5166….. Thanks, Jeanne

Newsletter Deadline
Monday, October 24 is the Newsletter Deadline. Please get your articles in on time as it is going to be a busy week with Chicken Pie Supper. Thank you.

Pumpkin Carving and Pot Luck
Our annual pumpkin carving and pot luck will be held on Saturday, October 22 at 5:00 pm. Please bring a dish to share and a pumpkin to carve. It is sure to be a fun night!

Christmas Baskets Donations

The needed items/ideas for donations for the baskets is all updated. The list can be seen at same place where the gift box for collections of items is, in the gathering place.
We have 6 baskets left that needs items/ Thank you for any help you can do!

Missions News

Missions is going to have a “vintage and antique” table at the church fair and are asking for donations to be brought to church for it. The proceeds of this event are to benefit the Pet Place Pantry that Missions sponsors and staffs. Thank you!

Save the Date! Chicken Pie Supper on Friday, Oct. 28

To all you wonderful, enthusiastic volunteers out there,

Please mark your calendars right now and block out these dates:

Oct. 24, Monday, 10:30-11:30 am: Make dough balls

Oct. 25, Tuesday, 1-3:30 pm: Pick chicken

Oct. 27, Thursday, 9-11:30 am: Roll pie bottoms

Oct. 28 Friday, 10:30-noon and 12:30-2:30 pm: Roll pie tops & assemble Chicken Pies!

If working in the kitchen isn’t your thing, we also need a few people who can do tasks of shorter duration; for example, set up the tables, clean up and put things back to normal after the chicken pie supper, etc.

This event is a significant fund-raiser for our church, and it has earned a strong following, serving many people from surrounding towns. When we put on a successful chicken pie supper, we can give back even more to the community at large…it’s a win-win event!

Please be thinking about how you can help; we have many types of volunteer activities, i.e. something for everyone. To express an interest in helping make this a big success, call Lyn in the office at 829-3644, or email Pam at james2@maine.rr.com.

Thank you in advance, Mark Heath and Pam Ames

Ten Commandments Discussion

Join Pastor Nancy on Tuesday November 2 at 3:00 pm 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.

Pet Place Pantry Needs

Dry Dog Food

Dry Cat Food

Kitty Litter

Food Pantry Needs

Greetings to all,

It is good to have school back in session, nice interacting with the kids. We are beginning to plan for our Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets, how time flies.
This month’s list looks like many previous months lists. The most popular items

baked beans
jam/jelly
salad oil
tuna fish
boxed mac and cheese
spaghetti sauce
spaghettios
Hamburger helper
condiments – ketchup, mayonnaise.
personal hygiene items – toothpaste, tooth brushes, shampoo, deoderant
household cleaning supplies

We appreciate your support and involvement.
Donations may be dropped off at the church and will be taken to the pantry. Thank you.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 19– Choir Rehearsal – 7:00 pm

Thursday, October 20 – Care Team Ministry Training – 1:00 pm

Thursday, October 20 – Council Meeting – 6:30 pm

Saturday, October 22 – Pet Place Pantry – 9:00 am

Saturday, October 22 – Pumpkin Carving and Pot Luck – 5:00 pm

Sunday, October 23 – Diaconate Retreat – 11:00 am

Monday, October 24 – Newsletter Deadline

Tuesday, October 25– Women’s Fellowship/Tuesday Gals – 10:00 am

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