News & Events

 

 

 

All-Church Tureen


The Fellowship Committee invites you to an all-church tureen following the worship services on Sunday, January 27th.  Plates, silverware, drinks, and desserts will be provided. Please bring your favorite main or side dish to share with the congregation. We will dig in as soon as the benediction is given. Contact the Fellowship Committee chair, Shari Cooney, to volunteer to help. 

 

First Friday Fun Nights

 

First Friday Fun Night - Movie Night!  February 1, 2019.  Time: 6 - 7 note early start time

 

Prayer Room


January - January is upon us and the winter cold makes us shiver, while the snow of Christmas has lost its enchantment. Do not be discouraged, instead build a snowman to refresh your soul. The white snow reminds us of the purity God's grace brings, and the three circles symbolize God's everlasting love. The pieces of coal for the eyes represent God's almighty power, and the carrot nose reminds us that God will always meet our needs. The scarf symbolizes God's tender care, and the hat reminds us to keep faith in God a priority. Lastly, the outstretched arms welcome you to draw close to God daily. Please enjoy the warmth of the Prayer Room this January, then find someone to join you outdoors to build a snowman remembering our Heavenly Father who loves us so much.  

 

 2019 Adult Bible Studies

 

Sunday morning: 9:00a.m. - Pastor Leonard - Library - Social Principles of The United Methodist Church

Monday evening: 7:00p.m. - Shari Cooney - Library -  2 Corinthians study by Kelly Menter

Wednesday evening 7:00p.m. - Pastor Leonard - Library - Man of Christian Conviction

 

Missions

 

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

 

Your UMCOR team met 7 times during the year and assembled 1,113 kits

425 School Kits

648 Hygiene Kits

50 Cleaning Buckets

Your UMCOR team met 2 times during the year and inspected 192 kits

26 School Kits

13 Hygiene Kits

153 Cleaning Buckets

On the average we had 13 individual volunteers each time we met

Total cost of materials and space rental was $ 10,941

We maintain 200 Cleaning Buckets and 250 Hygiene Kits at our facility, which are available to be distributed in Western New York and/or Pennsylvania as needed. All other kits are taken to the Eastbrook Mission Barn in New Castle, PA. From there they are taken to one of UMCOR’s depots to be distributed as needed in this country or worldwide.

If you are interested in helping out, the times to meet are in the bulletin and announced at the service. We meet at 103 Clay Street. Our space is in the back of the building. We try to limit our time to 1 to 1 ½ hours. We normally meet at 2:00 PM Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.

 

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


Free, all you can eat pancakes with sausage and beverage: Saturday, January 26; February 10 & 23;

March 10 & 30.

Serving 8:00 - 10:00.

 

The Refuge


Let's bless The Refuge for the month of January with bath towel sets. Please put the towel sets in 

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

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

 

United Methodist Women


Meeting

Tuesday, February 5th will be UMW’s prayer and self denial pledge service. Connie Harper will be our speaker.

 

Book Club

The United Methodist Women Book Club is kicking off 2019 with the book "The Feathered Bone" by Julie Cantell. Book Club will meet Monday, March 19 at 1:30 p.m. in the church library for the book discussion. 

 

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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