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Schedule highlights this week, August 19-25

Sunday, August 20th, worship times

8:00 and 9:30 a.m. traditional worship in the Sanctuary 
11:00 SonSpirit (contemporary) worship in Heritage Hall

Women’s Summer Fellowship Potluck Lunch

Join us at Kirk Farm on Saturday, August 19th for the Summer 2017 Women’s Fellowship Lunch – Sign-up required!

Extending our hospitality on Sunday mornings

Sunday morning greeters are needed!  Can you sign up here for just one week per month? Sign-up posters also appear in Cokesbury Lobby and in the Welcome Center.

United Methodist Women’s annual school supplies collection

Through August 20th, the UMW will gather school supplies in Cokesbury Lobby, the East Narthex (between Heritage Hall and the side entrance to the Sanctuary), and in the Welcome Center. Please view this post for more information.

Death Penalty in Delaware

The United Methodist Church stands in opposition to the death penalty. To view the statement concerning this matter, taken directly from the Book of Discipline, please see this link.  For information on how you may take practical action to exercise United Methodist principles, please view this post.

Food Cupboard update

Please consider adding the following to your weekly grocery list: hearty soups, jar of mayonnaise (not large), eat-n-go protein meals, mac ‘n’ cheese meals, spaghetti noodles, spaghetti sauce, real fruit juice. Many thanks for your support of this Newark Area Welfare Committee effort!

Additional notes of interest:

Feel like you’re missing something?

  • Get involved in social justice! Our “toolbox” resource pages can show you how.
  • View the Bunting Library page
  • Cradle Roll – Expecting a bundle of joy or know someone in the church who is expecting? Contact Melanie Hartley at 302-368-8774, x217
  • Please consider becoming a Sunday morning greeter!
  • UMC Market shopping platform is a unique way to give to NUMC’s ministries.  Improved!  More stores and features available!  (It may be necessary to re-sign up for the improved site.) View the video!
  • For help planning publicity for your church committee’s upcoming event, contact the Communications Team.
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