Weekly News for March 29, 2017

Prayer Request

We ask that you send prayers to Rev. Nancy’s Aunt Ida who is in the hospital following a heart attack.

Wednesday Lenten time together

Starting Wednesday, March 8th through Wednesday April 5th, please join your church family for a 5 week reflection time for all ages. We will start at 5:30 pm for those who would like to bring their own supper and eat with others. Then at 6:00 pm we will have a time for spiritual reflection together following “The Cup of Our Life, A Guide for Spiritual Growth” by Joyce Rupp. The only prerequisite and/or requirement is that you bring with you your favorite mug or cup – each family member should have their own. You will bring this cup every week.

Easter Morning Breakfast

We will be holding our annual Easter Breakfast at the church after the Sunrise Service at Skyline Farm. There is a sign up sheet on the Gathering Space table to let us know how many are coming from your family and what you would like to bring to share. If you would like to help with the breakfast please let Jeanne or Janine know. Ideas for sharing include fruit juice, cut up fruit, pastry, or anything that you would like. Donations will be taken during the breakfast with all proceeds going to Pilgrim Lodge Scholarships.

Holy Week Services

Sunday, April 9 at 9:30am

Palm Sunday Easter Drama

Thursday, April 13 at 6:00 pm

Supper and Service

Friday, April 14 Good Friday Vigil

Noon-6:00 pm

Sanctuary open for contemplation and prayer

Sunday, April 16

5:45 am Sunrise Easter Service at Skyline Farm

Breakfast at the church after Sunrise Service

9:30 am Easter Service at the church

Easter Flower Orders

The Easter Flower order form can be found in the Sunday bulletins or in the Gathering Space. The deadline for ordering is Sunday, April 9. You may pick up your flowers after the 9:30 am Easter service.

Friday Lunch

The public is invited to a buffet style Friday Lunch on Apr. 7, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Haddock chowder, soup special, biscuits, coffee, and desserts will be offered. Donations are appreciated and will go toward the church’s work.
Rummage Sale
Women’s Fellowship/Tuesday Gals are holding a Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 22 from 9:00-1:00 pm. We would like to collect items as soon as possible, so please drop them off at the church or call Kathy Whittier at 254-7509 or Terri Bickford at 712-4272. Thank you.

Tuesday Gals Christmas Raffle Baskets
We are doing two baskets at this time. Baby Basket and Kitchen Basket. The list and donation boxes are in front of the bulletin board in Fellowship Hall.
Here is a list of baskets to watch for: Holiday Baking, Mainly Maine, Family Fun Night, Stock Your Pantry, Home Maintenance, Chocolate Lovers, Taste of Italy and Day at the Beach.
We thank you for your support!

Coffee Hour
Missions is responsible for coffee hour for the month of April.

Pet Place Pantry Needs
Dry Dog Food, Dry Cat Food and Kitty Litter

Food Pantry Needs

One more chance to bring in TP for Food Pantry this Sunday. ( If you are wondering what we’ll be asking for next Month…….it will be dish soap;;;;;;;;;And there is a real deal at Hannaford’s ! 2 large (not giant ) bottles of Dawn which the clients love for $5.00 ! You can’t beat that deal with a stick !

Thank you for any and all of the goods that you bring to help those who can use a little boost.

Donations may be dropped off in the grocery cart and will be taken to the pantry. Thank you.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, March 29 – Lenten Series- 5:30 pm if you bring your supper, 6:00 pm for the Program

Wednesday, March 29 – Choir Rehearsal – 7:15 pm

Sunday, April 2 – Confirmation – 11:00 am

Sunday, April 2 – Christian Education – 11:00 am

Tuesday, April 4 – WF/Tuesday Gals – 10:00 am

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