Announcements - Week of November 10, 2019

Veterans Day

Join us for Worship Service…
November 10, 2019

9:30 A.M. – Side Door Worship
11:00 A.M. – Traditional Worship

Sermon: “A Great Answer”
New Testament Scripture: Luke 20:27-38

Concerns

Jesse Richardson, Floyd Davis, Bailey Jones, Cheryl Roberts, Simeon Wait (Dennis and Dale’s great nephew), Jim Gray, Ted Hughes (Liz Turner’s great Uncle) with brain cancer, Claude Cheely, Nik, Teddy Sears, Joyce Forcke, Frankie Irons, Shirley Overstreet, Judy Wilkinson, Jane Whitlow, Cindy White, Jennifer Maitland, Isabelle Brown, Barbara Jessup, Bishop Lewis, Richard (Ruth Plott’s brother-in-law).

Our Stewardship last week:

Worship Attendance: 80
General Fund Giving: $4,556.00
Weekly Budget Need: $4,722.00

ANNOUNCEMENTS

G.E.M.S.

Invites all members and friends of Ginter Park UMC to join us on a trip to Riverside Dinner Theater on Friday, Dec. 6 to enjoy a wonderful lunch and the Christmas Spectacular show. Arrive at the church at 9:30 am to depart by van at 9:45. The cost of the trip is $60.00. Please make reservations asap but no later than Sunday, November 24. Make checks payable to Ginter Park UMC and note: G.E.M.S. in the memo line and give check to Roy or Beth Quist. Call Roy or Beth to reserve (804-266-3164) or the church office.  This will take the place of our regular November meeting. We will return to the church at approximately 5:45.

PUMPKIN PATCH VOLUNTEERS

Sunday, November 10th at 12:30 p.m.: Pumpkin Patch volunteer staff are invited to a “Thank you” luncheon after Church in the Social Hall!

CRUCIFER AND ACOLYTES

We have a couple of vacancies in our crucifer and acolyte program for the traditional service. Acolytes are usually children and teens who are tall enough to reach the candles on the altar. Crucifers are usually teens and adults who can carry the processional cross. If you have any interest in participating in this program, please contact Horace Ford or call the church office at 262-8651.

FOOD PANTRY

We continue to need paper grocery bags with handles and plastic bags. We also need canned tuna, soap bars and baby/toddler diapers. Donations may be left outside of the Food Pantry door (Burchette Room) on the first floor as you come in from the parking lot. Volunteers are, of course, always welcome. Come and see what we are doing. The Food Pantry and Clothes Closet are open each Wednesday from 10 AM until Noon.

UPCOMING MEETINGS

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019 * Finance Mtg 6:00 p.m., Church Council 7:00 p.m.

VETERANS MINISTRY

Part of our Veterans Ministry is the display in recognition and gratitude of our past and present Veterans located in our Church Parlor from Nov. 3 through Nov. 17. If you are a Veteran, active service member and/or family of someone serving or has served, or know someone serving, Mary Swing would like to talk with you about the expansion of our Veterans Ministry.

CHRISTMAS CARDS NEEDED

We would like to collect as many UNUSED Christmas Cards as we can by Sunday, November 24th. The Shut-ins will receive the cards plus a box of cookies for Christmas. Please contact Mary Swing for more information.

BOWLING

Ginter Park UMC kids will be going out for Bowling on Sunday November 17, 2019

Time: 12 pm -3:00 pm, COST: $5.00 pp, Venue: AMF, 6540 Broad St. Parents/Guardians are requested to help the youth with signing permission slips to facilitate the trip. The signed slip should be returned to the church office by Wednesday November 13, 2019. For further information please contact the church intern, Aaron, who will be accompanying the youth for Bowling. amuriungi2001@yahoo.com

PUMPKIN PATCH

Please take a moment to thank the Pumpkin Patch team members for an outstanding season! The church raised $7,335.00 and our percentage earned was $2,159.19! Special recognition to Liz Turner for leading us in this venture for the past 9 years and to Michael Kurze for guiding the team in internet sales, delivering pumpkins, and media outreach.