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Calendar for the Upcoming Week

Sunday, June 8 - Day of Pentecost - Pentecost Sunday
  9:30am - Worship & Sunday School
10:30am - Special Church Conference - Sanctuary
10:30am - M & M's
10:45am - Fellowship Time
11:00am - Bible Jeopardy - Fellowship Hall

Monday, June 9

  7:00am - Monday's @ Seven Network Group

Tuesday, June 10
  7:30pm - Pastor's Bible Study

Wednesday, June 11
 6:30pm - Ladies Night Out Picnic to "Promote Literacy" at the Miller's Home

Thursday, June 12
  8:00pm - Choir Rehearsal

Saturday, June 14
  7:30pm - Progressive Dinner Fundraiser for Missions

Sunday, June 15 - 1st Sunday after Pentecost - Father's Day Sunday
  9:30am - Worship & Sunday School
10:45am - Fellowship Time
11:00am - Game Day



 

SAVE THE DATES
June 21 - Movie: The Way
June 21 - Habitat for Humanity Build
June 22 - New Members Brunch - Parsonage, 11:15 a.m.
June 23-27 - Vacation Bible School
June 28 - Worship Planning Day
June 29 through July 31 - Beach Service - Compo Beach, 8:30 a.m. 

 


 

GRACE CONNEXION - Next meeting will be Sunday, June 22, 11:00 a.m. in the Library. Session will be Embracing Adult Faith, Part 4 by Prof. Marcus Borg
 
PROGRESSIVE DINNER FUNRAISER FOR MISSIONS - The Missions Committee will hold a Progressive Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, June 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  The event begins at church, where appetizers will be served.  Then groups of guests will meet at John and Celeste McGeehan’s house for dessert.  The price ($50 per person) will raise funds for several charitable programs, including Habitat for Humanity, Gillespie House, Person to Person (previously CCA).  Please sign-up in the Narthex or return the form you received in the mail.  Donations are also welcome if you cannot attend.

PASTOR’S BIBLE STUDY will meet on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 p.m. in the church library.

MONDAYS @ 7 NETWORK GROUP - Monday, June 9, in Fellowship Hall.  Networking starts 7:00 a.m., speaker at 8:00 a.m.  Our guest speaker is Rich Gee, Topic: "Get Tough!  The Best Jobs Are Never Advertised."  Networking starts at 7:00 a.m., speaker at 8:00 a.m.  All are welcome. Please contact Bob Trinka for any questions.

LADIES NIGHT OUT JUNE PICNIC - "PROMOTE LITERACY EVENT" Wednesday, June 11, 6:30 p.m., at the home of Sharon Miller, 6 Daniel Court, Westport.  Please bring a salad or entree to share.  Dessert will be provided.  RSVP Ellyn Gelman at EKGRD@AOL.COM.  This is a not to be missed event! Ellyn and Jeanne have a few surprises up their sleeve!

TUESDAY SUPPER AT THE BEACH - Tuesday, June 17, 5:30 p.m.  One of our favorite church traditions will resume as we  gather at Compo Beach every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.  Bring your picnic supper and beach chairs and head for the middle of the picnic table/grill area.  All are welcome.  Members with non-stickered cars are admitted free if they identify themselves as “The United Methodist Fellowship.”  Any questions, please contact Pat Farmer.

NEW MEMBERS BRUNCH - Sunday, June 22. Pastor Ed and Sara invite anyone interested in membership to join them at the parsonage at 9 Bushy Ridge Rd., Westport.  Gathering around 11:15 a.m. and finish up by 12:30 p.m. 

MEN'S BREAKFAST - Next meeting will be Saturday, July 19, 8:00 a.m. at Sherwood Diner.  The June 7th meeting has been cancelled.

SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS NEEDED - No experience necessary...just a friend to teach with you and the willingness to have fun in Jesus’ Name!  Materials are available, contact Heather Hisey at fairchild.heather@gmail.com.  Don’t want to use a curriculum?  Make up your own.  Use Heather as a creative resource, or do it yourself.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, UM COALITION BUILD - The construction will start in the Habitat Bridgeport Indoor Workshop. The 2014 UM Coalition house is located at 59-61 Whitney Place. It is a duplex similar to the last build.  The dates are June 21 and July 26.  Any questions please contact George Hanze.

GILLESPIE ANGELS - There are still openings for the remainder of the year (June through August).  Please sign up on the bulletin board or either contact the church office or Beverley Stanley at beverleystanley@optonline.net or call 203-557-3506.  


VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Check us out on our website
and to register online 
click here

What:  Wilderness Escape: Where God Guides and Provides
When:  June 23-27, 2014, 5:00-7:30pm
Where:  United Methodist Church, 49 Weston Rd., Westport, CT

 
Bring your children to Wilderness Escape, and become part of the journey as Moses and the Israelites watch God guide and provide.  You'll travel back into Bible times - without setting foot outside our community.  Each day, children ages 3-11 can become part of history as they see, hear, touch, and even taste what it was like to live in the Bible-times wilderness.  You'll explore the Israelite Camp tents, visit Moses, take part in games, dance to lively Bible songs, and sample tasty tidbits as you discover more about Moses' adventures.  These experiences make God's Word come alive with new meaning for all who participate.

Call 203-227-4707 for more information.  Click Here to print out the registration form.  It can also be found on the table by the church office.  Please mail or bring in person the registration form to United Methodist Church, Attention: VBS, 49 Weston Road, Westport, CT 06880.


  • All You Facebook Fans! - We have a new Facebook Page! Go to United Methodist Church of Westport and Weston and “Like” us! Our page is filled with Daily Thoughts, News, Photos and Events. Go ahead “TAG” someone and spread the word! Here is the link www.facebook.com/UMCofWestportandWeston.

  • New Deadline Date for the Messenger - We have changed the dealine to the 20th of each month.  All information should be submitted to our editor Bob Searles at umcmessenger@gmail.com.

  • Can you provide a church member with a ride to Sunday Church Service?  We have church members who are in need of a ride and can use the lift!  Please contact Jane Jones at 203-227-6736 or at jones001@optonline.net.

  • Career/Job Networking - Mondays, 7:00 a.m., Fellowship Hall – Bob Trinka assist in facilitating this outside group for career and job networking.  Some days an HR professional is available for one on one personal discussions starting 9:00 a.m., Monday mornings (appointment is required).  Please pass this information to anyone who might be interested in Career/Job Networking (family member, neighbor, friend, etc.) More information: Bob (robtrinka@yahoo.com).

 

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