Weekly News for November 7

Fall Cleanup
Fall Church Cleanup will take place this Saturday, November 10 at 9:00 am weather permitting. It is time to get the church yard looking spiffy for the holidays and get those storm windows on. Please think about stopping by and helping for however long you have available. If we have enough people it won’t take long. As they say, “Many hands make light work!” If you have any questions, please contact Gary Davis at 829-6266.

Christmas Fair News

Jewelry Table
The Christmas Fair folks are looking for gently used jewelry for the jewelry table. If you have some jewelry that you no longer wear would you consider donating it to the Women’s Fellowship/Tuesday Gals for the fair?! You can give it to a Tuesday Gal or bring it into the office and Lyn will make sure that they get it. Thank you!

Pet Place Pantry/Christmas Fair
The Pet Place Pantry, sponsored by the Missions Committee, will have a table at the church fair where it will sell vintage and antique items donated to the Pet Place Pantry as different from “Trash and Treasures.” All proceeds from the sale will go directly to the Pet Place Pantry. We are looking for a variety of vintage or antique items, not just glass or china. All we ask is that the item be in good usable condition, and with glass or china, no chips or cracks. Vintage or antique jewelry can also be donated, just let us know that it goes on the Pet Place Pantry table and not the jewelry table. Nice linens, silver or anything else antique or vintage that you would like to donate are most welcome. The items can be brought to church. If they are brought to church, please put a note with them that they are for the Pet Place Pantry so Lyn can call Dale to come and get them. Thank you for your support of the Pet Place Pantry.

Silent Auction
Do you have a craft where you create an item that might draw some nice bids at the Fair’s Silent Auction? Pat Field’s wooden crèche figures come to mind. Do you own/work at a business that might donate a Gift Card? Please think of a good donation that would draw interest (and bids) to the Silent Auction tables at the Christmas Fair. Many of our regulars enjoy bidding on new, fresh items and gift cards; sometimes a bidding war even breaks out!

Fellowship Hall
Women’s Fellowship/Tuesday Gals and their Elf friends will be taking over the Fellowship Hall Wednesday, November 14 -17 to prepare and host the Christmas Fair.

Youth Group
In addition, the youth group will be partnering with the Cumberland Congregational Church’s youth group in December to create small care packages to be distributed during the holiday season. We are asking church members to help contribute items needed for the packages and will have collections baskets at church. We will be collecting:

New socks – men’s, women’s, and youth
Toothbrushes
Toothpaste
Floss
Water bottles
Chapstick
Small toys/stuffed animals
Women’s hygiene products
Deodorant
Mittens/gloves
Scarf
Tissue packs
Granola bars, etc.

Thank you!

February 2019 Chicken Pie Sale
We are now taking orders for chicken pies and gravy for our February chicken pie sale. A 10 inch pie is $18 and a pint of gravy is $5. Please contact the office or reply to this email to order. There is also an order form on the office desk to place your order.

Coffee Hour
Please consider hosting this wonderful time together for one week or more in the coming year. It is up to you what you bring to share. You may put on a pot of coffee or use the single serve machine (especially nice now that we have reusable coffee pods😇) There will be a sign up sheet in the Gathering Space. Thank you, Pastor Nancy

Senior Luncheon (55 years and older)
Gather with friends for lunch at noon, Wednesday, November 14 at Sacred Heart Church Hall, 326 Main Street, Yarmouth. This lunch is free and takes place on the second Wednesday of each month. Sacred Heart Hall is handicap accessible. Plan on staying for the Aging with Grace Fall Symposium following the luncheon if you wish.

Yoga
Yoga is held on Monday and Friday at 2 pm in the Rec Room.

Pet Pantry Needs
Dry Dog Food, Dry Cat Food, Wet Cat Food and Kitty Litter.

Food Pantry Needs
Paper Goods-Paper Towels, Toilet Tissue, Facial Tissues

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 7
The Wired Word – 6:00 pm
Choir Rehearsal 7:00 pm

Saturday, November 10
Pet Place Pantry – 9:00 am
Fall Cleanup – 9:00 am

Sunday, November 11
The Gospel of Mark – 8:30 am
Worship – 9:30 am
Diaconate – 11:00 am

Tuesday, November 13
WF/Tuesday Gals – 10:00 am

Wednesday, November 14
The Wired Word – 6:00 pm
Trustees – 6:00 pm
Choir Rehearsal – 7:00 pm

Thursday, November 15
Christmas Fair Setup

Friday, November 16
Christmas Fair Setup

Saturday, November 17
Men’s Club Breakfast – 7:00 am
Christmas Fair – 9:00 am

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