News & Events



Free Thanksgiving Dinner

The community is invited to a Thanksgiving dinner, hosted by Park United Methodist Church on Thursday, November 22, 2018. Dinner will be served 11:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. 

Meal pick-up or delivery is available upon request. RSVP to 814-725-4105. Walk-ins are welcome. 


Community Christmas Boxes

The North East community is once again preparing Christmas boxes fo families in need in our community. Terri Vale is the contact person from our church. Jars of jelly will be collected during the month of November to contribute to the boxes, andplaced in the box next to Ruth's office. Monetary donations are also needed and appreciated. 



First Friday Fun Nights


December 7, 2018 at 5:45 - First Friday Cookie Night. 

UMW Book Club

Monday, November 19th at 1:30 in the church library. Ruth King will review the book "Called by Fire" by Chet Bush. 

Peanut Brittle for Mission 

Troy Galbreath will be selling home made peanut brittle to raise money for his mission trip to Mexico. The sign up sheet will be outside of Ruth's office. Holiday decorated box - $10, or plastic baggie - $5.00 a bag (or a donation). 

Operation Christmas Child Boxes

Park UM Church will be a drop-off site for the Operation Christmas Child boxes duing the week of November 12 through November 19.  See the church calendar for drop-off times.



WaSH (Water of Life)

Park UMC has been supporting Water of Life since 2012 to help provide clean water systems. Once again you can choose to donate "in lieu of Christmas cards" to WaSH. A signup sheet will be placed in Emily's office. Please put WaSH in the memo section of your donation. A list of donors will be placed in the bulletin. 


UMCOR-Mission Barn

October- On October 17, 216 hygiene kits were assembled for UMCOR.


Ramp Ministry

Between June 4th and September 8, five ramps were built in North East to assist handicap children and adults. The ramp building is organized by Rick King and built by a faithful core group of volunteers. Each ramp takes between three to four hours to build with an average of ten people per crew. 


Community Breakfast 

All you can eat pancakes with sausage and beverage: Sunday, November 11 and Saturday, November 24. 

Serving 8:00 - 10:00.


The Refuge

Let's bless The Refuge for the month of October with granola bars, blankets or comforters. Please put in

the box in the gathering area. Granola bars are needed by the EUMA for their new homeless healthcare

prograam. Please place items in the box in the gathering room. 

College Care Paks

Time to treat our college kids to a box of goodies from Park Church to let them know we continue to keep them

in our hearts and prayers. Please place snacks and goodies in the box next to Ruth's office. Mailing date is

Monday, November 5.


United Methodist Women


The next UMW meeting will be Tuesday, November 6  at 7:00 p.m. at the home of Nancy Shaffer. The discussion will fucus on how women provide community for each other. The offering will be donated to the World Thank Offering. 

Rummage/Bake SaleT

Thursday, November 8 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Friday - bag day 9:00 a.m. until noon. 

Blood Pressure Screenings

Blood pressure readings will be taken from 10:00-10:30 and from 11:30- Noon in the church library. 

If you would like to help, please contact Ruth King, 725-4105 or Sue Travis, 725-4012.

















































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