Outreach News

Thanks to everyone who helped and to those that ate at the Harvest Supper. We were happy to welcome Desiree Lancaster as Chef. She did a great job and is willing to come back for more. Thank you Des.

This weekend is Trunk or Treat, Saturday Oct 27th, 4-6PM. Come and decorate your trunk, bring a child or just come and see what's going on. There will be games, prizes, free chili, hot dogs, hot chocolate and cider.

The Annual Christmas Angel Tree will be up in the Narthex early in November. The Angels are all community children in need this Christmas. Instructions will be available at the tree.

Our annual Church Family Thanksgiving, will be Wednesday, November 14th at 6PM. We provide turkey, stuffing, mashed potato, gravy. You bring your favorite side or dessert. Charge is $5.00.

Christmas Cookie Walk will happen on Saturday, Dec 1, 9-2PM. We need your help. please let us know if your can make and donate two dozen of your favorite Christmas Cookies. Then "Come on over "and do your Christmas Cookie shopping.There will be coffee and hot chocolate to add to the Cheer!

A gentle reminder that Outreach is an unfunded mission. We rely on fund raisers, donations and grants to do our work in the  community. A few weeks ago we did our first big in community mission. It was a lot of work and many hands made it possible. We replaced some needed furniture, many thanks to the O'Hara's, outside steps were removed (thanks to Bob Hammond) and new  ones built (thanks Chuck O'Hara) Broken windows were replaced and a lot of cleaning went on. Many of our Church men worked on the yard and many women worked inside. I think we were all surprised at what we could accomplish for an elderly widow. I could feel Jesus smiling.

Please put Caroling on your calendar for Sunday, December 20th. Please meet at Church at 2 PM. We will visit the elderly and sick. Pot Luck supper to follow at the O'Hara's.

Always in His service, Bev Charest and Chuck
O'Hara, co-chairs.

Community Service Fund

Helps with Meds, dental, rent etc.. These funds do not come out of the Church budget. Any and all donations are greatly appreciated. This program has been helping people in the community for 8 years. Checks can be made out to MUMC memo Community Service.

Nepal Donations

Donations to support the earthquake in Nepal and other international disasters can be made through UMCOR Advance #982450. Checks can be made out to MUMC memo line UMCOR Advance #982450 and place in the offering plate. Gifts can also be made on line at UMCOR Advance 982450

Neighbor To Neighbor Fund

This fund helps with Oil and Gas Bills for Church members or people in town. This fund also does not come out of the Church budget. Any donations are greatly appreciated. Checks can be made out to MUMC memo N to N.

Meals On Wheels

MUMC delivering Meals on Wheels has started. We deliver Thursdays every week. If you would like to help, please contact Bev Charest or Chuck O'Hara.   We have some snazzy magnetic signs for cars, saying who we are.

Help Needed

Many things are happening at MUMC and I hope you will join in. One of the most important activities is not new but needs your support. Fellowship hour following 10AM service is a great way to catch up and share with the Church community. It’s not necessary to provide a buffet but coffee, tea, cheese and crackers, quick breads, doughnut holes, etc. are all a big success. Coffee is always made so it’s a little set up and clean up. The sign-up sheet is right by the window of the small kitchen.

Please sign up, if you need more information, I’d be glad to help. Bev Charest 476-2369

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