Week of October 21st, 2018


         College Care Ministry – During the month of October there will be a box in the narthex for collection of items to be mailed to the college students. See the bulletin insert for a list of suggestions to donate and please make sure the church office has your student’s current mailing address. Thank You!


         Poinsettias – We will be taking orders for Poinsettias to be placed in the Sanctuary for Christmas. The cost is $4.00.Orders may be placed in memory or in honor of a loved one or friends. Orders will be taken today and next Sunday, October 28th, at a table in the fellowship hall after both services.


        Lay Leadership/Nominations Committee Meeting on Monday, Oct. 22nd at 7 pm.


        Chef Salad Sale – The Uganda Mission Team is taking orders for chef salads. The cost is $6.75. A pint of dressing is $3.25. Deadline to order is October 24. Salads are available for pick up on November 1st from 11 am to 5 pm. The sign up sheet is on the church office window. Extra forms are available.


       Fall Festival – Come join us on Saturday, October 27th from 12:30-3:30 pm for a fun fall afternoon! We will have games, crafts for kids, a hay ride and a chili contest. You can still sign up on the church office window to enter the Chili Contest. We are in need of cooks and judges. Free food and fun for all ages. Candy donations are still being collected, there is a basket in the Narthex.


        Church Conference is Saturday, October 27th, 10:00 A.M. at Christ U.M.C., 145 Disciple Drive, Selinsgrove. All members of the church may attend the conference.


        Budget Requests – Please have your budget requests into the church office by November 2nd for the 2019 budget.


          Breakfast Buffet – A Breakfast Buffet will be served by the United Methodist Men on Saturday, Nov. 10th, from 7 am to 10 am here at the church. The menu includes: Eggs to Order, Breakfast Quiche, Pancakes, French Toast, Bacon, Ham, Juices, Coffee and more. The cost is $7.50 for Adults and $3.50 for Children (12 and under). For more information, call 570-743-1715. Tickets are available at the Doors. Thank You!!


         Christmas Craft Fair & Lunch Stand at Wesley UMC, 300 Rhoades Ave. Selinsgrove on Saturday, November 10th, from 9am to 2 pm. Food Stand funds to benefit Uganda Mission. There is a sign-up sheet on the church office window for donated baked goods and food items. Thank You!!


        Harvest Home – We will observe Harvest Home on Sunday, November 18th. Please bring your non-perishable goods for donation to the church by November 17th for display in the Sanctuary.


        Sunday Night Prayer – Please know that the prayer requests that you have placed in our prayer boxes are being prayed over weekly. Please submit also your praises when prayer is answered. All are invited to attend.


        Operation Christmas Child – Shoeboxes are available in the Narthex. Please read the insert for important changes and instructions at the display.


         Volunteers Needed – We are looking for a volunteer (or volunteers) to clean the candles after the Christmas Eve Services. This person(s) would be responsible for separating the candles and the holders, cleaning of the wax drippings from the candles, boxing them up and putting them away. This could be done immediately after the service, or in the next couple of days after the service. If you are interested in serving in this capacity, please let the church office know. Thank you!!


Please pray daily for the following:


Today 10/21

      12 Noon       Uganda Meal

      7:00 P.M.      Prayer Time


Monday 10/22

      7:00 P.M.      Lay Leadership/

Nominations Committee Meeting


Tuesday 10/23

9 A.M.-1 P.M. Foster G.P. Luncheon

6:00 P.M.      Handbells

7:15 P.M.      Choir


Wednesday 10/24 Salad Orders Due

8:30 A.M. Prayer Time

9:30 A.M. Bible Study

6:00 P.M. Awana

6:00 P.M. Youth


Thursday 10/25

6:30 P.M.      Trustees

7:00 P.M.     Praise Team


Friday 10/26

Fall Festival Set-Up


Saturday 10/27

      10:00 A.M. Church Conference at Christ UMC, Selinsgrove

12:30-3:30 P.M. Fall Festival


Sunday 10/28 Youth Sunday

8:20 A.M. Worship

9:40 A.M. Sunday School

10:50 A.M.   Worship

7:00 P.M. Prayer Time