Weekly News for May 17, 2017

Congregational Meeting
A reminder !!! What are your thoughts, opinions, concerns, about the changing chicken pie supper scenario our church has hosted for many years ? Rev. Nancy would like to hear from as many of us who have thoughts, one way or the other, about this. This is not an official voting meeting…..just gathering information so that we end up making a well informed decision. There are two (2) significant areas of concern….the financial impact and the community piece. More on these Sunday. Hope you can help us out by attending this meeting. Thank you.

North Yarmouth Community Forum
For the benefit of those who cannot get out to night meetings, Living Well In North Yarmouth is sponsoring a Community Forum on Wednesday, May 17th at 10:00 AM at the Town Office Meeting Room. The topic will be “ Plans For The New Wescustago Hall”. Representatives from the Westcustago Building and Design Committee will be on hand to discuss the topic and to answer any questions. If you need a ride call Ginny Van Dyke at 829-3848. FMI contact Steve Palmer at 829-6230 or 572-7151.

Church Work Day Two
Now that Spring is really here, we need a few hands to prepare the flower beds, put up window screens and clean out window wells. The trustees invite you to join in a work evening, Monday, May 22 from 5 to 8. Thank you.

Newsletter Deadline/Office Hours
Monday, May 22 is the Newsletter Deadline. The office hours will change next week to accommodate a request. Lyn will be working her full day on Monday, May 22 and a short day on Thursday. Please make it a priority to get your newsletter articles in on Monday so that she can get the newsletter done on time. Thank you.

Do you know what’s in the Bible?

Bible 101 will be held on the following Tuesdays: May 16th, May 30th, June 6th and June 13th at 3:00 pm.

Mission Moment
This Sunday 5/21 we will be taking a collection for Church World Services Blankets. For every $10 raised, a blanket can be given to someone in need. It can provide warmth
and shelter, comfort and privacy, and healing and hope wherever God’s people may need care. Last year a total of 237,659 kits and blankets were delivered. Kits include hygiene kits, school kits,
and baby care kits. CWS Blankets helped people in Honduras, Serbia, Syria, Nicaragua, Sierra Leone, Angola and the US. Thank you in advance for your support of this worthy cause.

Veterans and Active Duty Invited

The Naples Lions Club is inviting all veterans and active duty personnel and their immediate families a 1 1/2 hour cruise on the Songo River Queen on MONDAY, MAY 29, 2017. 3pm-4:30pm rain or shine .

Complimentary appetizers and desserts will be provided. Snack bar and cash cocktail bar available onboard.

FMI: Rolanda Leary 207-627-7177 or Mike Papastavrou 207-693-6690 or romahmotorinn@gmail.com
Tuesday Gals Christmas Raffle Baskets
This month’s basket is A DAY AT THE BEACH. This would include beach games, snacks, sand tools/toys, towels or anything to do with spending a day at the beach. We thank you for your support!

Coffee Hour

The Missions Committee is responsible for coffee hour for the month of May.
Pet Place Pantry Needs
Dry Dog Food, Dry Cat Food and Kitty Litter

Food Pantry Needs

For the month of May we will be collecting toothpaste, deodorant or paper towels. The paper products are the most difficult to keep ahead. So your help is doubly appreciated.
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, May 17– Choir Rehearsal – 7:00 pm

Saturday, May 20 – Men’s Club Breakfast – 7:00 am

Saturday, May 20 – Confirmation Retreat

Sunday, May 21 – Congregational Meeting – Following Worship

Monday, May 22 – Newsletter Deadline

Tuesday, May 23 – Tuesday Gals – 10:00 am

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