NOVEMBER 5-6 ANNOUNCEMENTS
IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS
HOSPITALIZED: Marjory Andrews.
HOSPICE: Nancy Park (Bright Kavanagh House, 3000 Easton Blvd, DSM) and Alfred Jones (receiving hospice care at Park Lane Assisted Living).
ADDITIONAL PRAYERS: Susana Swank, Phyllis Barnett, Susan Scott, Irl Clarke, Vivian Nash, Doran VanRheenen, Norm Chrisman, Doris Dykstra, Lela Todd, Betty Tonda, Alberta McMulin, Tom Tucker, service people and families.
PRAYER CHAIN MINISTRY
Contact Dorothy Danner at 641-842-2557.
If you would like to sign up for the e-prayer chain to receive an e-mail any time a request is made for a prayer, please contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org or 641-842-3712 with your name and e-mail information.
The United Methodist Church has an open communion. All are invited to join in the celebration of God’s love!
NEIGHBOR HELPING NEIGHBOR COLLECTION
A special collection is taken the first weekend of every month. These funds go through the Neighbor Helping Neighbor office to help community needs. Please mark your check memo and/or envelope to identify this purpose to contribute.
Thank you for the birthday cards, telephone calls, and cookies for my 90th birthday. Don Starr
Thank you to all of those who trick or treated for UNICEF as well as everyone who donated. We are just shy of the $500 mark needed to buy a well. $473 has been received. If you would like to donate to help us reach our goal, please indicate UNICEF on the memo line of your check. THANKSGIVING MISSION BASKETS
For those of you wishing to contribute money towards the Thanksgiving Baskets for the needy, please indicate this on your Love Offering envelope. This year, $28, will provide a meal for a family of 6. This year we will be feeding 50 families (with a total of 300 people).
THANKSGIVING INGATHERING POSTAGE
Postage will be needed for mailing of the ingathering kits so if you would like to contribute to
the cost of postage please indicate “ingathering postage” in the memo of your check.
UNITED METHODIST MEN
The Methodist Men meeting for this Saturday has been postponed till next Sat. -Nov 12 at Mr"Cs at 7:00 am. Xenia, our exchange student, will be making a presentation. Bring your wives along as the men will be getting the breakfast.
F.U.N. FALL HARVEST DINNER
The annual Fall Harvest dinner will be held on Saturday, November 19 in WFH from 5:00-7:00 p.m. A free will offering will be accepted with proceeds going to MSPS and FUN Group.
PEO CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP PROJECT
Jar mixes for sale to raise money for scholarships: Fruited rice, pantry grain pancakes, chicken soup, bean soup, and sand art brownie jars are for sale at $5 per jar. They will be sold between church services on November 13th as well as at living windows, the festival of trees, and the humane society bizarre. They are great for gifts or for home meals. Kay Jensen
HELP NEEDED Education cluster needs someone to help direct the Christmas program for Sunday school. If you are interested, please contact Katie, Cheryl, or Pastor Lane.
Cokesbury will be holding a 25% off storewide sale November 10-12.
PICTURE TAKERS FOR ELECTRONIC DIRECTORY
Individuals are needed with digital cameras to volunteer to take quick snapshot before and/or after services for our new electronic directory. If you are able to help out with this, please contact the church office.
ATTENDANCE/GIVING October 29-30 Worship Attendance: 214 Giving: $4998.79
LECTIONARY: Nov. 12-13 Judg. 4:1-7 Ps. 123 or Ps. 76 1 Thes.5:1-11 Matt. 25:14-30
7:00-10:00p PEO Jar Project –
7:00-8:00p 4H Club – Activity Cntr Tuesday November 8, 2011
7:00-8:00a Early Birds – Hardees
9:30-10:30a Staff Mtg – Conf Room
9:00a-Noon Almost Free Shop
Wednesday November 9, 2011
MSPS Teacher Conferences
9:30a Naomi circle – EFH
Noon Wings – Conf Rm
1:00-3:00p NHN—Act Cntr
5:00p Programming Staff Mtg – Conf Room
5:30p Bell Choir Practice – Bell Room
7:00p Jr. Optimists – YR
Thursday November 10, 2011
MSPS Teacher Conferences
8:00a Late Birds – Mr. C’s
9:00a Rachel Circle – Sally’s
6:00p Rebecca Circle/Family Potluck - EFH
6:30-8:00p Girl Scouts – WFH
Friday November 11, 2011
9:00a-4:00p Almost Free Shop
Saturday November 12, 2011
7:00a Methodist Men – Mr. C
5:30p Chapel Service
Sunday November 13, 2011
CINNAMON ROLL SUNDAY
8:30 & 10:45a Worship Services
9:30a Sunday School
9:30a PEO Jar Sale
4:00-6:00p Youth Group – WFH/Youth Room
Assisting with Services:
8:30 - Liturgist: Brent Hanna
10:45 - Praise Band
Saturday - Larry Kline and Dawn Allspach
8:30 – Ron Adams, Kevin Crawford, Dick Cushman, Marion Friday, Benny Mott, Timothy Shepherd, Jonathan Wilson, and Kitty Shepherd
10:45 – Chuck and Mary Bell Day and Joyce Gillaspie
8:30 – Peg Stevenson
8:30 – Marvin and Joyce Brooks
8:30 – Marion and Susan Friday
8:30 – Darlene Kline and Connie Davis
8:30 – Vicki King
10:45 – Vick KingUNICEF