Weekly News for October 11, 2017

The Wired Word
Christians respond to what’s in the news – a discussion group for adults led by Sandra Golonka. Are you often in a quandary about how people of faith should respond to what’s going on in the world around us? Join us every Sunday morning beginning on October 1 from 8:30 to 9:15 am in the fellowship hall for a lively discussion of something from the news the past week and how Christians we might think about it and respond to it.

A Note from the Nominating Committee
We have openings on all of our committees at this time. Please think it over and let us know if you are interested in a position on one of our committees. If you have any questions, we would be glad to answer them for you. Thank you, Pat Field, Pam Ames and Butch Goff.

Fall Study – “The Shack”
For our fall study we are discussing the book “The Shack”. You will find an article pertaining the this discussion in your October Newsletter. The October meeting dates are” Tuesday, October 17 and 31 at 2:30 pm.

Coffee, Games and Conversation
Tuesdays 12:30-2:30 pm in the fellowship hall. As part of the Living Well in North Yarmouth initiative, join your friends and neighbors for a favorite game, conversation and light refreshments. Come as you are and as often as you are able – you are welcome here!

Pumpkin Carving and Pot Luck
Our annual Pumpkin Carving and Potluck will be held on Saturday, October 21 at 5:00 pm. Please bring a pumpkin to carve and a dish to share. The sign up sheet is in the Fellowship Hall.

Save the Date! Chicken Pie Supper on Friday, Oct. 27

To all you wonderful, enthusiastic volunteers out there,

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

Oct. 23, Monday, 1-2 pm: Make dough balls

Oct. 24, Tuesday, 1-3 pm: Pick chicken

Oct. 26, Thursday, 9-11 am: Roll pie bottoms

Oct. 27 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, cut up squash, peel and slice apples, mix topping and assemble apple crisp, 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

COFFEE HOUR THIS FALL
We are looking for two volunteers to host the Coffee Hour following Church Service for the months of November and December.
You can sign up for one week, two weeks, three weeks or for the month.
Weeks need not be consecutive.
Please contact Pat Field (846-3049/patrf1@myfairpoint) or Susan Elliott (829-3903/susandayelliott@hotmail.com) to sign up.
Thank you. Pat and Susan

Tuesday Gals Christmas Raffle Baskets
The Tuesday Gals are still collecting items for their raffle baskets. All ideas and donations are welcome. The list of items needed is on the poster board above the collection box for donated items which we need badly. Thank you all for you help!

Pet Pantry Needs

Dry Dog Food, Dry Cat Food and Kitty Litter.

Food Pantry Needs

Laundry Detergent. Small sizes work best.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 11 – Choir Rehearsal – 7:00 pm

Saturday, October 14 – Pet Place Pantry – 9:00-10:00 am

Sunday, October 15 – The Wired Word – 8:30 am

Sunday, October 15 – Youth Group – 11:00 am

Tuesday, October 17 – Women’s Fellowship/Tuesday Gals – 10:00 am

Tuesday, October 17 – Tuesday Social – 12:30 pm

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