Announcements - Week of February 3, 2019

Gift of Love


Your Food Pantry and Clothes Closet continues to serve those in need in our community. We are in need of Paper Grocery Bags with handles, food, and Winter Coats – All donations may be left outside of the Food Pantry Room on the first floor of the Educational Building. Thank you for your support of these mission opportunities.


  • Tuesday, February 5, 10:00am meeting followed by program. Bring sandwich. Dessert and drink provided.
  • Saturday, February 9, Hearts for Justice Program at Welborne UMC. Registration and refreshments 9:30-10:15am. Program 10:15-11:30am "Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies. Why the Racial Disparities in Birth Outcomes?"


Confirmation Classes will begin this Sunday, February 3, during the 11 a.m. service and will take place for 10 weeks. Please contact Anne Durrett for more information. There will be a Confirmation Retreat on February 9th & 10th to the Shenandoah Mountains (weather permitting). Departure time will be 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 9th and the group will return on Sunday, February 10th at 2 p.m. Please sign up with Anne Durrett.


This Sunday is Souper Bowl Sunday. Please bring in cans of soup or other non-perishable food items for our food pantry! Then, right after church, enjoy a light lunch and a rousing rematch of the Orange & Blue Flag football teams! Everyone, no matter your age, can play on either team! Can’t play football? We need YOU for the cheering section! It’s a SOUPer fun day for everyone!


On Sunday, February 17th we are taking donations of new or slightly used Teddy Bears that will be distributed to children who come to our Food Pantry throughout the year. Please bring your teddy bear to church and they will be collected during the Children’s Message time of the Worship service.

Joys & Concerns

Barbara “Shirly” Gleston (Liz Turner’s great Aunt) for heart issues, flu and pneumonia, Ted Hughes (Liz Turner’s great Uncle) with brain cancer, Roy Quist recovering from knee surgery, Claude Cheely, Harriet Cogle, Nik, Teddy Sears, Joyce Forcke, Frankie Irons, Shirley Overstreet, Judy Wilkinson, Jane Whitlow, Cindy White, Jennifer Maitland, Isabelle Brown, those living in Alaska still dealing with aftershocks from an earthquake.