MEETINGS AND NEWS OF THE PARISH

 

                                         October, 2017

October 1———Holy Communion Edina 9am–Knox City 11 am

October 3———Bible Bites 12-12:50 pm with light lunch Edina UMC everyone welcome

October 4——— Esther Circle meeting

October 5——–AA Meeting 5:30 pm

October 8——–Holy Communion Bee Ridge 11 am

October 9——-Liberty Leaders 4-H meeting 7 pm Edina UMC

October 10——-Bible Bites 12-12:50 pm with light lunch Edina UMC everyone welcome

October 12——Clothes Closet meeting 1 pm

October 12—–AA Meeting 5:30 pm

October 17—-Bible Bites 12-12:50 pm with light lunch Edina UMC everyone welcome

October 19—AA Meeting 5:30 pm

October 19—-Staff Parish Relations (PPR) meeting at 7 pm in the Edina UMC

October 22—Charge Conference at Memphis UMC 4-6 pm

October 24—Bible Bites 12-12:50 pm with light lunch Edina UMC

October 26—AA meeting at 5:30 pm

October 28—UMM Breakfast and meeting 7-8:30 am at Lucky’s

October 29—Church has left the Building—Breakfast at 8:30 am Groups formed at 9 am to go out into the community with different service projects.

 

Opportunities to Serve

 

  •  Sunday School Teacher Subs- Contact James Penn
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             Prayerfully consider helping our Sunday School

 

  •  Meet and Eat – Contact Sharon Hall 

 

  •            Each Sunday after worship, there are snacks &             in the Fellowship hall.
  • Festival of Sharing – October 21 at Sedalia –  Contact Karen Hall
  • Charge Conference – October 22 at Memphis UMC 4-6 PM
  •      Contact Pastor Graig
  • Pecans For Sale– Contact Wanda Gragg or Carol White       Orders need to be submitted by October 23
  •        Pecan halves and pieces, apricots yogurt raisins, cashews, and more

 

  • Church Has Left The Building– October 29 – Contact James Penn

Continental breakfast 8:30 am and groups formed at 9 AM

Service areas completed 9:30 – 11:30 AM

Luncheon 12 Noon

 

Opportunities to Serve in the Community

  1. Meals- Judy Hamlin and Sharon Hall
  2. Nursing Home- Kids – Leaders needed
  3. Genesis House- Pastor to determine need there. – Leaders needed
  4. Library Window- Leaders needed
  5. Welcome to Edina Signs- Jeff Doss
  6. Cookies for KC police, fire etc – Pam Dalton & Joan McFarland
  7.  
  • Operation Christmas Child– Contact Ann McCarty or Karen Hall         List of items for boxes is on bulletin board
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    Need to be completed by October 31

  •          Shipping for each box is $9- Donation $$ appreciated
  •          UMW is filling 6 shoe boxes & SS is filling 6 boxes for school aged kids.

 

  • Thanksgiving Meal– November 23 – Contact Karen Hall or Mary Woods
  • This meal is served so no one has Thanksgiving alone.
  • Hanging of the Greens – November 26 following worship with carry in meal

Advent Starts the First Sunday in December so we need to get the decorations up.    Decorating will occur upstairs and downstairs so there is a spot for everyone- adults and kids.

 

  • Clothes Closet Kid’s Gift Shopping Event- December 2 from 9A-12 N   Allows elementary children to shop for family members. Needed are new or gently used items for gifts especially for teens and men. Also needed are gift bags- new or gently used – to wrap items that day. Extra hands also appreciated.  Contact Janice Smith

 

  • Christmas Program – Tentatively set for December 16 at 5:30 PM
  •      Contact Beth Schrage or James Penn