Children Shelter

Outreach has taken the Women and Children Shelter for Carroll County as a mission.  We have been notified that they could use our help with gift cards from Circle K, Hannaford’s and Walmart. Your $25. card helps a family get ready for school, provides fuel to get to work or look for jobs and food and household items to set up a new life. If you would like to help you can buy a card from the Gift Card ministry or make a donation to Outreach with “Shelter” on the memo line. We will collect through the month of September. If you buy a gift card there will be an envelope at the gift card table, to collect the cards.

Thank you for your help. Bev Charest and Chuck O’Hara. Chairman, Outreach

Crop Walk

Help our local food pantries by joining the annual CROP walk. Sunday, October 20th at 1PM. Participants will gather at Community Church, Main St. Center Sandwich.

It would be great to have a team from MUMC, is anyone interested in forming a team? Please let me know @ 603-651-9001. Flyers are available at Church.

Bev Charest

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

Family Activities:

Thanks so much to all those that attended our recent potluck supper. The food was delicious, and we then heard about volunteer opportunities in the community. If you are looking for a place to service opportunities abound. Meals on Wheels needs help Mondays through Thursday, contact Donna Grow 476- 5110.  Local schools contact schools directly. MCS 476- 5535 Academy 476-5517Make -A- Wish- 623-9474

Outreach opportunities through MUMC, watch Outreach Board in Fellowship Hall or contactBev Charest 476-2369.
Agape Food Pantry -253-6161Lakes Region Food Pantry. 476-5400
Pam Abbott, chairman

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 am Thursday 4:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am Friday 8:30 am
Tuesday 4:00 pm Saturday 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

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.

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