OutReach News

Watch for the Angel tree, it will be up early November. These are community children that need our support.

If you feel a little hungry, OUTREACH ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DINNER will happen Wednesday, November 13th, at 6:00. All are welcome. Bring your favorite side dish or dessert. We will contribute the turkey, gravy, mashed potato and apple crisp. A love donation will be taken to help with the cost of providing gift cards to families that need a dinner.

The United Methodist Baker (Carole O’Hara will be doing pies for Meals on Wheels and the elderly. God Bless her!

We are still collecting adult diapers for the month of October but the need goes on. We especially need men’s large. If you make a donation or give gift cards to Hannaford’s or Walmart, we will pick them up. This item is not covered by insurance and is so needed. Help us help them to maintain their dignity.

Thanks for all your support, we are all the hands and feet of Christ.

Bev Charest, Chuck O’Hara


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.

Meals on Wheels Needs Drivers   Delivery routes in Moultonboro and Sandwich, Monday through Thursday.  Volunteer whenever your schedule allows.  It’s a wonderful and rewarding experience!  Contact Donna Grow, Site Manager, for more information.  603-476-5110 at the Lions Club, Old route 109, Moultonboro.


Annual Women’s Shelter Shower

Get ready for the annual shower for the Women’s Shelter. We will have more info soon but circle K gas gift cards, Walmart cards and Hannaford cards are always needed. tentative date is Sunday, May 6, following 10 o’clock service.


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.

Agape Pantry

Pam and Forrest Abbott are working with the Agape Pantry on the Bean Road. This is a new start for the Pantry, and they could use some help. Pam sent this note for anyone interested. A great volunteer opportunity.

The following is a list of pantry positions and times.  Any coverage the congregation could help with is greatly appreciated.  One of our food pick up volunteers will be taking a leave of absence in the spring.  Coverage for his shifts will be vital to our operation and maintaining our food supply for our clients.

Volunteers for Pantry Hours Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9 am – 12 pm and Saturday 12 pm – 2 pm

Volunteers for Food Pick Ups

Hannaford in Meredith* (largest)
*pick-ups on Saturday and Sunday tend to be followed by Monday and Friday, then Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Sunday 8:30 amThursday 4:00 pm
Monday 8:30 amFriday 8:30 am
Tuesday 4:00 pmSaturday 8:30 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm 


Hannaford in Gilford

Sunday 8:00 am

Wal-Mart in Gilford*
*pick-ups range from 4 to 10 boxes.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 1:00 pm


Volunteers to cull out expired food and put away consumable food after each pick up.  We receive a large quantity of food bi-monthly from the USDA which requires some heavy lifting.  If anyone would like to make donations to the pantry, we can always use hygiene products.  We rarely receive items such as shampoo, soap, razors, tooth paste, tooth brushes, laundry soap, and toilet paper.

We also have a thrift store that could benefit from more volunteer support. The proceeds from the thrift store help support the pantry.  The thrift store hours are Monday – Saturday 9 am – 2 pm.

We are a cheerful, friendly group with hearts for service and would welcome the opportunity to grow our ministry with your assistance.

Contact information: 
Pamela Vaughn, pantry coordinator  250-8028 (h) 455-7053 (c)
Janna Straughan, director 677-6254
Kevin Straughan, executive director  677-6826