Announcements - November 28, 2021

Announcements for this Sunday, November 28, 2021! 

ADVENT 1

In-Person Combined Worship on Sunday at 10 a.m. in the Sanctuary.

 

ONLINE WORSHIP SERVICE

for Sunday, November 28, 2021 will be available on Sunday at Ginter Park United Methodist’s Facebook page and on the YouTube channel

PRAYER CONCERNS

Chris Otto, Julie Duke, Cheryl Roberts (and family), Rev. Wendy Rhodhamel (friend of Roy Quist), Wilber Newland (St. Marys, Roy and Beth’s neighbor), Floyd Davis, Richard Fournier, Barbara Ford, Cindy Jones, Louise Wood, Robert Jones, Judy Watkins (back surgery), Daisy Sanders, Judy Bennett, Victoria Kinney, Betty (Horace Ford’s sister), Dev Renn, Jean Taylor, Beverly Samford, Cora Matthews, Anne E., Horace and Barbara Ford’s daughter-in-law/Jennifer’s father, Bill Fulcrod, Frankie Irons, Shirley Overstreet, Jane Whitlow, Cindy White, Jennifer Maitland, Isabelle Brown, Barbara Jessup, Carolyse Walters, Adelaide

GPUMC COVID-19 RESPONSE

As COVID-19 cases surge due to the Delta variant, Ginter Park United Methodist Church is now requiring everyone over two years of age whether fully vaccinated or not to wear a mask that covers both the mouth and nose in the church building. Disposable masks will be available to anyone that needs one. We will continue to do what is necessary to protect everyone’s health. Thank you for your cooperation!

FOOD PANTRY:

Your food pantry served an average of 125 households (372 individuals) each week in October. 

ADVENT DEVOTIONALS:

There are devotionals available which are supplied at no cost by the Society of Saint Andrew. These are wonderful devotionals provided to guide our personal time with God during Advent. They are available in the narthex and on the table by the door at the front of the Sanctuary leading to the Parlor.

URGENT NEED:

The Food Pantry urgently needs paper bags with handles. Please drop them off outside the Food Pantry door.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:

The Food Pantry needs additional volunteers to input client data from a a list of names, addresses, etc. into a database on Wednesday mornings. This volunteer would work in the Choir Room and would not need to be in direct contact with clients. An hour or two of time between 10 a.m. and Noon would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Horace Ford at 804-387-6021 or horaceford2@gmail.com if interested.

EMAIL ADDRESSES NEEDED

If you are not receiving any emails from Ginter Park UMC and would like to please fill out the attendance pad and include your email address and name and we will add you to our list!

THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE:

Please make our food pantry part of your Thanksgiving plans. The pantry needs canned fruit, canned vegetables, canned soup, pasta, pasta sauce, cereal and paper grocery bags with handles. You may place your food donations in the box that will be available in the narthex. Thank you for your support.

RECYCLE BINS

Recycle bins are available in the Narthex. If you do not need your bulletin do not throw it away but please place it in the recycle bins. Thank you!

UMW

The United Methodist Women will be ordering pecans again this year freshly harvested from Georgia. You may purchase a bag for $11.00. Please see or call Beth Quist for your order (804-266-3164). These are large, fresh and very good!

ADVENT CANDLE LIGHTING:

Pastor MiRhang needs four families or individuals who will light the Advent candles for four Sundays - Nov. 28, Dec. 5, Dec. 12, and Dec. 19. Please let the church office know if you or your family would like to participate.

HANGING OF THE GREENS:

Please plan on staying after Church today to help with the HANGING OF THE GREENS in preparation for Advent.

THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE:

Please make our food pantry part of your Thanksgiving plans. The pantry needs canned fruit, canned vegetables, canned soup, pasta, pasta sauce, cereal and paper grocery bags with handles. You may place your food donations in the box that will be available in the narthex. Thank you for your support.

RUSH HOUR CAROLING:

On Friday, December 17, 2021 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. all are welcome to sing Christmas carols at the corner of Laburnum and Chamberlayne Aves. Lights tour after! Please contact Liz Turner for more information.

CHRISTMAS PARADE GATHERING

Please join us Saturday, December 4, 2021 in front of the Lowe’s on Broad Street for our annual gathering to watch the parade! Contact Liz Turner for more information.

CHILDREN’S NATIVITY:

All children are invited to participate in the Christmas Eve Live Nativity during the 5 p.m. worship service. Please contact Anne Durrett if you are interested in joining in the fun!