News & Update
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK AHEAD
5th Sunday After Pentecost
Sun. June 28
9:30 a.m. Worship and Summer Sunday School - Jordon Kassabaum, Preaching
10:45 a.m. Fellowship Time
11:00 a.m. Grace Connexion: First Light: Jesus and the Kingdom of God” pt. 3
12:15 p.m. ELF Committee Meeting - Room 21
Mon June 29
7:00 a.m. Mondays@ 7 - Fellowship Hall
7:30 p.m. Church Council - Library
Tues. June 30
5:30 p.m. Tuesday Night at the Beach - Compo Beach
7:30 p.m. Pastor's Bible Study - Library
Thurs. July 2
7:00 p.m. Pub Theology—Dunvilles
CELEBRATING BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK
Elizabeth Hood (6/28), Maya Taal Strickland (6/29), Katie MacDonald (6/30), Craig Gelman(6/30), Dayna Gelman (6/30), Susan Scher (7/2), Jack Von Kohorn (7/3), Ron Glover (7/5)
GRACE CONNEXION – Sunday we continue with part 4 of the DVD series on “First Light: Jesus and the Kingdom of God,” featuring new testament scholars John Dominic Crossan and Marcus Borg and filmed on location in the holy land. This series explores the life and teaching of Jesus and the land upon which he walked. Everyone is invited at 11:00 a.m. in the Library
PUB THEOLOGY – Join us for another rousing evening as we gather to share thoughts, questions and and always lively conversation. Thursday July, 2 7:00 p.m. at Dunvilles in Westport.
GILLESPIE MEALS - Volunteers are needed on the 1st and 4th Friday of each month to prepare meals for the Gillespie Homeless Shelter in Westport. Sign up is on the Mission Bulletin Board in the Hallway.
TUESDAY SUPPER AT THE BEACH – Join us 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
SUNDAY BEACH SERVICES - Co-sponsored by five area churches, Norfield Congregational, Saugatuck Congregational, Wilton Congregational, Greens Farms Congregational and our church gathers each Sunday at 8:30 a.m. at Compo Beach in Westport through Labor Day weekend.
SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL - Beginning TODAY through Labor Day. Volunteers needed! We need 2 adults for each Sunday in the Summer to lead our class for all ages of children. Grab a friend and come have fun! Heather has lots of resources, so don't worry about not knowing what to do. All you need is a willing heart and a friend to help you out! Please sign up on the sheet in the Narthex for the dates you are available.
TO OUR FAMILES: Nursery and Sunday School are available for children up through grade 5. Middle school and high school students will participate in worship for the remainder of the summer. Sunday School for all age levels will resume in September.
MONDAYS@7 NETWORK GROUP – Monday, in the Fellowship Hall 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend. See Bob Trinka for any questions www.Mondaysat7.org
PROJECT LEARN FUNDRAISER - Continue to fill your "Saver Jars" for collecting money for Project Learn. Project Learn is an afterschool program provided by the Greater Bridgeport Council of Churches for underprivileged children. We will take our Saver Jars home and fill them up for the summer, then bring them back on the first day of Sunday School in September!