Announcements - Week of September 9, 2018

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Thank you so much to all who gave to the Pastor’s Discretionary Fund to assist with the cost of repairing our refugee Zahra Hussein Ali’s car. The cost was $676.10 and we have received $250 towards this expense. Without an operating vehicle, Zahra is unable to get to work and therefore has no income. Thank you!


Tuesday, September 11 - 9:30am, Coffee/Cookies and Hospitality to residents of The Hermitage. See Laura Roberts if you can provide cookies.
Saturday, September 22 - District UMW Annual Meeting at Lakeside UMC. Registration deadline 9/15. Breakfast at 9am followed by program at 10:15am in sanctuary. Ginter Park UMW hosting with Lakeside and Brookland Churches.
Sunday, September 23 - Annual Chickahominy Pow Wow, 1-4pm. Bus leaves Bon Air UMC at 11:30am to journey to Lakeside UMC and then heads to Charles City for the Pow Wow. We will head home by 3:00pm. If interested in riding the bus, see Laura Roberts.
September 27-28 - Richmond District On The Road Again in Mission to the Eastern Shore.


Your food pantry is in need of the following items:

  • Paper Grocery Bags with handles.
  • Plastic Bags
  • Canned Goods - Vegetables (except green beans and tomato sauce which we will be supplied by USDA), Fruit and Tuna.


First-come, first-served basis: 13 baseballs, 2 bat bags, 1 metal bat. Please see Mary Swing after Church.


Do you have a Kroger Plus card? It’s great for discounts! PLUS, you can use it to raise funds for Ginter Park UMC! Go online, or have someone do it for you, to At the web site, you can register your Kroger card for coupons & free stuff, PLUS you can sign up for “Community Rewards”. After you create your account, click the upper right corner that says “My Account”. On the left margin, select “Community Rewards”. You can follow the directions there to designate Ginter Park United Methodist Church to receive donations with every trip to the register when you go shopping! It’s that easy, and it doesn’t cost you a thing!


Please have all committee budget requests turned in to John Thompson before the Finance/Church Council meeting on September 12th.

Joys & Concerns

Our prayers are with the family of Jenny Ledford who passed on 8/8/19 (nephew’s aunt to Liz Turner), Joyce Roberts, Uncle Larry Duncan, and his wife, Aunt Brenda (Family to Liz Turner), Michelle Ludlow (client of Mary Liz Kehoe), Judy Wilkinson, Jane Whitlow, Ed Walton (Joyce Roberts’ son), Cindy White, Ron Davis, Jennifer Maitland, Isabelle Brown, Michelle Stoll, Rev. Natalia Shulgina.