Weekly News for May 26, 2021

Office Hours for Pastor Joe
Pastor Joe will be in the office on Thursdays from 10:00 -12:00 pm starting this week. If anyone would like to meet with Pastor Joe please stop by.


Pastoral Care Requests
For prayer requests or pastoral care during pastor Nancy’s sabbatical please contact Deacons Kathy Whittier at 254-7509 or Lois knight 318-0017. If you wish to speak with Pastor Joe, they will ask him to contact you.


News from the Office
Lyn, our Church Administrator, will be out of the office from June 7 to June 17 for shoulder surgery. While she is out, the office will be covered from 8:30-10:30 am Monday-Wednesday. Pastor Nancy will be in the office on Thursdays from 10:00-12:00 pm(not confirmed). The phones and email will be checked during this time.


Council News
In an effort to better communicate with members and friends of NYCC, we will provide you with a link to the approved minutes of Council’s last meeting every month. Please be sure to read them so that you will know what is currently happening at NYCC! Please click on the link below to take a look at the April minutes. Marsha S. Heath, Moderator

Click here to read April Council Minutes

CHURCH YARD SALE
There has been some interest in having a church yard sale sometime this summer. Is there a committee or a person who would like to spearhead this fundraiser this summer or early fall? Please let me know by calling me at 829-5940 or 653-1966. Thanks! Marsha Heath

CONFERENCE DUES
This is the time of year that our church must pay its conference dues. Conference dues are based on the number of members we have in our congregation. The per member dues is $18.00 for the Maine Conference and the Cumberland Association. If you haven’t done so already, the church would welcome payment from each member in this amount if you are so inclined. Thank you in advance.
Marsha H., Moderator

Please keep the following people
in your prayers ~

Marion Goff


Sandra Golonka – Sandra has been diagnosed with cancer. She will begin Chemotherapy and Radiation treatments. Please send cards to her home. Continued prayers are appreciated.


Richard and Nancy Lowell


Blanche and Jim Mays


Cindy Tompson

In Person Worship to Begin on Sunday, June 6
We will be worshiping in person beginning on June 6. We plan to be outside as much as possible, but if the weather is inclement we will move inside to the Fellowship Hall. At this time we will continue to be masked and socially distanced. Don’t forget your chair!


Strawberry Festival
The Strawberry Festival is back! Plans are underway to hold the festival under tents outside on church grounds following all CDC Guidelines on Saturday, June 26th from 1:00-3:00 pm. If you haven’t already and would like to help please contact Leah D. at mamad115@hotmail.com

Access worship video on the church Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/NYCC04097/ (you do not need to be a FB user – just click past the create account box to get to our public page)
OR you may access it directly on our YouTube channel (subscribe to our channel while you are there) at youtube.com/c/nyccucc

Help for the Homeless
It’s spring! Thank you all for your continued support for Grace Street Ministries. Please hold on all winter gear until next year. Warm weather needs include travel size toiletries including sunscreen and lip balm. And of course gift cards for places like Dunkin Donuts($5) and grocery stores- Hannaford’s, Shaws and Market Basket($10.). Any fast food chain in Portland will work as well. Thank you! Pastor Nancy


Links for Recurring Zoom Meetings and Worship
Trustees will be meeting on Tuesday, May 11 at 6pm via Zoom
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83667379574?pwd=MktBWU5wYytXREt0cVFEZW9McTFRUT
Council: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81321017944?pwd=QzkwRll0ajhuV3FXVTBPYjJJU1RJQT09

Tuesday Gals: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83989985429?pwd=TzF2N2ZtMW1JbEJqc3BuWHUxdHpIUT09
Access worship video on the church Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/NYCC04097/ (you do not need to be a FB user – just click past the create account box to get to our public page)

OR you may access it directly on our YouTube channel (subscribe to our channel while you are there) at youtube.com/c/nyccucc

Join us for zoom coffee hour following worship. (Approx. 10:15AM)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83955604677?pwd=UXBQYTB0b0lFZ2FhVHB6d0dVTTJYZz09

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