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Bulletin Announcements for January 31, 2016

posted Jan 29, 2016, 10:41 AM by Susan Granski

Mark your calendars! State of the Church Sunday has been rescheduled for February 7, 2016 with lunch following worship in the Social Hall.

Non-perishable food donations are needed for the Westfield Food Pantry. Place your items in the bin in the Lobby.

Altar Flowers. The 2016 Flower Chart is posted on the wall outside the church office. You are invited to sponsor flower arrangements ($40 per week) for our worship services each Sunday morning. Please sign up, then take an envelope for your payment and to indicate what reading you’d like to appear in the bulletin. Thank you for providing these beautiful tributes for our services. You may take the flowers home, or leave them to be delivered to our homebound members. Upcoming dates open for flowers: February 14, March 20.

Superbowl Sub Sale. We May Not Know Who's Playing, But We're Serving the Food! Our RISE team will again be doing the Superbowl Sub Sale on Sunday, February 7th.We will have order sheets posted in the Fellowship Room and around the church the next two Sundays and the subs will be available for pickup on Sunday morning the 7th after church, made fresh that very morning.As in the past we will have Roast Beef, Turkey and Italian subs for $10 each with proceeds supporting our summer mission project, RISE. So root for your favorite team with sub in hand!

Bus Trip to Peddlers Village planned for October 22, 2016. Sign up by March 15th. Please join us on October 22, 2016 (7:00 am departure) for a Lancaster bus trip to Peddlers Village. Things to do there: Amish shopping,, horse and buggy rides, etc... Bus ride and tip is $45.00. Other expenses are up to the individual. Please see Vanessa Zimmerman (vanessaz@verizon.net) for more information. We need 20 people to sign March 15th.

Adult Faith Development

William Sloane Coffin: Pastoral Prophet and Prophetic Pastor.  Running through February 7th, Rev. Mertz is offering a class  on William Sloane Coffin beginning at 9:00 AM in the Fellowship Room.  This past May Rev. Mertz finished his Doctor of Ministry degree at Luther seminary in St. Paul, and wrote his thesis on William Sloane Coffin.  During this four-week Adult Sunday school class he will share some of what he learned about this rather extraordinary man.

 


Bulletin Announcements for January 24, 2016

posted Jan 21, 2016, 10:41 AM by Susan Granski

Non-perishable food donations are needed for the Westfield Food Pantry. Place your items in the bin in the Lobby.

Altar Flowers. The 2016 Flower Chart is posted on the wall outside the church office. You are invited to sponsor flower arrangements ($40 per week) for our worship services each Sunday morning. Please sign up, then take an envelope for your payment and to indicate what reading you’d like to appear in the bulletin. Thank you for providing these beautiful tributes for our services. You may take the flowers home, or leave them to be delivered to our homebound members. Upcoming dates open for flowers: January 31, February 14, March 20.

Superbowl Sub Sale. We May Not Know Who's Playing, But We're Serving the Food! Our RISE team will again be doing the Superbowl Sub Sale on Sunday, February 7th.We will have order sheets posted in the Fellowship Room and around the church the next two Sundays and the subs will be available for pickup on Sunday morning the 7th after church, made fresh that very morning.As in the past we will have Roast Beef, Turkey and Italian subs for $10 each with proceeds supporting our summer mission project, RISE. So root for your favorite team with sub in hand!

Come See Silly Willy the Magician on January 29, 2016! FUMC members are invited to attend Wesley Hall School for Early Childhood's presentation of Silly Willy the Magician on January 29 at 6:30 PM in the Sanctuary (snow date, February 5). Appropriate for families with young children.To learn more about Silly Willy, visit www.sillywillymagic.com. Tickets are $5 per person. Registration forms are available in the FUMC office.

Cleaning Youth/Children Space. Do cluttered closets annoy you when working with the children here at church? you like to more easily find items in the education supply closet? so, come help get things cleaned up and organized on Saturday, January 30th from 1pm - 3pm. Contact Marcee Rogers (mmrogers93@gmail.com) for details.

Adult Faith Development

William Sloane Coffin: Pastoral Prophet and Prophetic Pastor. Running through February 7th, Rev. Mertz is offering a class on William Sloane Coffin beginning at 9:00 AM in the Fellowship Room. This past May Rev. Mertz finished his Doctor of Ministry degree at Luther seminary in St. Paul, and wrote his thesis on William Sloane Coffin. During this four-week Adult Sunday school class he will share some of what he learned about this rather extraordinary man.

Bulletin Announcements for January 17, 2016

posted Jan 13, 2016, 11:08 AM by Susan Granski

Non-perishable food donations are needed for the Westfield Food Pantry. Place your items in the bin in the Lobby.

Books and Beyond. All are invited to gather THIS EVENING (January 17) at 7 PM in room 105 to discuss Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Altar Flowers. The 2016 Flower Chart is posted on the wall outside the church office. You are invited to sponsor flower arrangements ($40 per week) for our worship services each Sunday morning. Please sign up, then take an envelope for your payment and to indicate what reading you’d like to appear in the bulletin. Thank you for providing these beautiful tributes for our services. You may take the flowers home, or leave them to be delivered to our homebound members. Upcoming dates open for flowers: January 31, February 14, March 6 and 20.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Service will take place on January 18, 2016 at 1 PM at FUMC Westfield. You are invited to meet at 12:15 PM at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monument; the March to the Church begins at 12:30 PM.

Mark your calendar! State of the Church Sunday—January 24, 2016 with lunch to follow after worship.

Come See Silly Willy the Magician on January 29, 2016! FUMC members are invited to attend Wesley Hall School for Early Childhood's presentation of Silly Willy the Magician on January 29 at 6:30 PM in the Sanctuary (snow date, February 5). Appropriate for families with young children.To learn more about Silly Willy, visit www.sillywillymagic.com. Tickets are $5 per person. Registration forms are available in the FUMC office.

Adult Faith Development

William Sloane Coffin: Pastoral Prophet and Prophetic Pastor. Beginning today and running through February 7th, Rev. Mertz will offer a class on William Sloane Coffin beginning at 9:00 AM in the Fellowship Room. This past May Rev. Mertz finished his Doctor of Ministry degree at Luther seminary in St. Paul, and wrote his thesis on William Sloane Coffin. During this four-week Adult Sunday school class he will share some of what he learned about this rather extraordinary man.

Bulletin Announcements for January 10, 2016

posted Jan 13, 2016, 11:04 AM by Susan Granski

Non-perishable food donations are needed for the Westfield Food Pantry. Place your items in the bin in the Lobby.

Altar Flowers. The 2016 Flower Chart is posted on the wall outside the church office. You are invited to sponsor flower arrangements ($40 per week) for our worship services each Sunday morning. Please sign up, then take an envelope for your payment and to indicate what reading you’d like to appear in the bulletin. Thank you for providing these beautiful tributes for our services. You may take the flowers home, or leave them to be delivered to our homebound members. Upcoming dates open for flowers: January 17, 31 and February 14, 21.

Wesley Hall Registration. Wesley Hall open registration for the 2016-17 school year takes place on January 11. Classes are available for children ages 2 1/2 thru full day Kindergarten. Members of First United Methodist Church are eligible to register at any time and receive 10% off of tuition. Call the school office 908-233-9570 to schedule an appointment for a tour of the school. For more information check the school website at www.wesleyhall.org.

Our next time to host Free Meals will be January 11, 2016. We prepare meals the 2nd Monday of each month September thru June. Although we have a faithful crew, we welcome anyone who would like to come and join us! If you are interested, talk to Dick or Margaret Campbell.

The Noontimers will meet on January 15th in the Fellowship Room. Our program is in the planning stages. We ask that you bring a sandwich and we provide coffee and tea and ice water. The meetings run from 12 PM till 2 PM. Everyone is welcome!

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Service will take place on January 18, 2016 at 1 PM at FUMC Westfield. You are invited to meet at 12:15 PM at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monument; the March to the Church begins at 12:30 PM.

Mark your calendar! State of the Church Sunday—January 24, 2016 with lunch to follow after worship.

Come See Silly Willy the Magician on January 29, 2016! FUMC members are invited to attend Wesley Hall School for Early Childhood's presentation of Silly Willy the Magician on January 29 at 6:30 PM in the Sanctuary (snow date, February 5). Appropriate for families with young children.To learn more about Silly Willy, visit www.sillywillymagic.com. Tickets are $5 per person. Registration forms are available in the FUMC office.

Adult Faith Development

William Sloane Coffin: Pastoral Prophet and Prophetic Pastor. Beginning on January 17th, and running through February 7th, Rev. Mertz will offer a class on William Sloane Coffin beginning at 9:00 AM in the Fellowship Room. This past May Rev. Mertz finished his Doctor of Ministry degree at Luther seminary in St. Paul, and wrote his thesis on William Sloane Coffin. During this four-week Adult Sunday school class he will share some of what he learned about this rather extraordinary man.

Bulletin Announcements for December 13

posted Dec 9, 2015, 12:30 PM by Susan Granski

Music at Midday. Our next concert is Wednesday, December 16! This series was designed to be a musical lunch break for church goers and non-church goers alike, so please bring lunch and a friend! Proceeds from the free-will offering will go to the organ restoration fund. Please join us at 12:00 NOON in the Sanctuary.

Christmas with our soldiers—cards due today!: Let’s all make a difference by writing a message on a Christmas card for our soldiers in the Middle East. A table will be setup in the narthex with plenty of cards, yours for the taking. You may return your signed cards to the narthex in the box that says "Ready for Shipping." Please address envelope to "Any Soldier." Boxes filled with cards will be shipped after December 13th.

Heifer Project International Fair—December 13 & 20. Can't think of ideas for Christmas presents? Everybody have everything they need? If that's the case, think about buying an animal from Heifer Project International.Share the gift of hope for hungry families across the globe.Bonny Chopey will be there to help you gift animals on December 13th and 20th before and after worship in the waiting area outside the church office.

Our next time to host Free Meals will be Monday, December 14, 2015. If you are interested, talk to Dick or Margaret Campbell.

Everyone is invited to Wesley Hall’s Annual Christmas Concert on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary. We hope you can join us!

Potluck and Seasonal Jazz Concert, December 16. Please join us on December 16th for an Advent potluck dinner beginning at 6:30 PM in the Fellowship Room. Following dinner there will be special music of the season with a jazz flavor courtesy of our own Jonathan Evers! If your last name begins with: A-G bring a main dish; H-O bring a salad; P-Z bring a dessert or bread.

The Noontimers will meet on Friday, December 18 at 12 PM in the Fellowship Room. We will be celebrating Christmas with a "White Elephant Gift" exchange. We ask that you bring a sandwich and we provide coffee and tea and ice water.

Santa Claus Breakfast—December 19. Join us for our annual Santa Claus breakfast on Saturday, December 19th from 10 a.m. until 12 noon in the Fellowship Room. There will be a light breakfast, crafts, music, stories and a visit with a very special guest fit for the season!! The cost is $7.00 per person. Please sign up by December 13th outside the church office. Don't forget to bring your camera! Questions? please call Kathleen Bruns-Meyers.

Annual Cookie Walk—December 20. Our Annual Cookie Walk will take place on Sunday, December 20th in the Fellowship Room. This is a great way to get a variety of cookies for the holiday! If you would like to donate cookies, speak to Sue Gandy or Mary-Lou Jackson. Proceeds will be split to benefit the free meals program at Covenant UMC and our apportionments.

Non-perishable food donations are needed for the Westfield Food Pantry. Place your items in the bin in the Lobby.

Adult Faith Development Class

Advent Study - Awaiting the Already: An Advent Journey Through the Gospels

Our Advent Study continues to meet on Sunday mornings from 9:00 – 9:50 a.m. in Room 105. Awaiting the Already will take us on a tour through the Gospel narratives, helping us in understanding which parts of the Christmas story come from which Gospel. The study will enable us to recognize and experience the birth of Christ through the words of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Questions? Contact Su Iliff

Christmas Eve Services

5 PM Children’s Service

7 PM Candlelight Service

11 PM Candlelight Service

Holiday Decorations

The holiday season is brighter in our church when all of us contribute to the cost of plants, garlands and wreaths. Please return this form to the church office with money, in any amount that you wish to give. Make checks payable to FUMC Flower Fund. Deadline for the names of donors in the bulletin is TODAY!

Name:___________________________________________________________

In Honor of:______________________________________________________

In Memory of:____________________________________________________

Amount enclosed: $_________

Bulletin Announcements for November 29, 2015

posted Nov 30, 2015, 12:40 PM by Susan Granski   [ updated Nov 30, 2015, 12:43 PM ]

The Giving Tree. This year we will be providing gifts for 50 people, many young adults and children, who are part of the St. Joseph Social Service Center in Elizabeth.All the giving tree ornaments have been selected from the tree! Please return your unwrapped gift in a gift bag (accompanied by the ornament) by Sunday December 6th. If you are able to also bring a small unwrapped toy for a child selected it would be great. Please see Maria Vitale or Vanessa Zimmerman with any questions. We thank everyone for your caring and generosity.

Music at Midday. Our next concerts are Wednesday, December 2, 9 & 16! This series was designed to be a musical lunch break for church goers and non-church goers alike, so please bring lunch and a friend! Proceeds from the free-will offering will go to the organ restoration fund. Each recital begins at 12:00 NOON in the Sanctuary.

Christmas Concert. St. Luke’s United Methodist Church of Indianapolis, Indiana is streaming their Christmas Concert live on December 4th at 7:30 PM. (Church member Kim Corrello is singing!) It’s a wonderful concert with over 200 members singing and the church’s own orchestra. The program, entitled "Night of Wonder – Dawn of Grace" will include seasonal carols and choral classics. Go to www.stlukesumc.com for more information.

All Church Advent Event/Potluck Dinner—December 6, 2015 from 4-6:30 PM. Please join us for cookie decorating, beading, ornament making, walking the labyrinth, and a chance to learn more about the season of Advent. The event begins at 4 PM on Sunday, December 6 in the fellowship room. We will conclude the day with a potluck dinner. If your last name begins with: A-H bring a salad, I-P bring a bread and Q-Z bring a dessert. A choice of soups will be provided. All ages are welcome.

Westfield Food Pantry. Please continue to contribute non-perishable food, personal grooming and baby items. They can be left in the drop-off box in entryway of the church on Sunday mornings or any other convenient time. The Food Bank also accepts checks made out to: Food Bank of Westfield. You can send your check to the church or drop in the offering plate on Sunday.

Counters needed! FUMC needs 1-2 volunteers to count, record and deposit the Sunday offering. This task will require approximately 2 hours of time every third Monday morning. If you are able to help with this important church function, please contact Lyn Walford, church treasurer, by e-mail at glwalford@gmail.com.

New Altar flower chart! The 2016 Flower Chart is posted on the wall outside the church office. You are invited to sponsor flower arrangements ($40 per week) for our worship services each Sunday morning. Please sign up, then take an envelope for your payment and to indicate what reading you’d like to appear in the bulletin. Thank you for providing these beautiful tributes for our services. You may take the flowers home, or leave them to be delivered to our homebound members.

Adult Faith Development Class

Advent Study - Awaiting the Already: An Advent Journey Through the Gospels

Our Advent Study continues to meet on Sunday mornings from 9:00 – 9:50 a.m. in Room 105. Awaiting the Already will take us on a tour through the Gospel narratives, helping us in understanding which parts of the Christmas story come from which Gospel. The study will enable us to recognize and experience the birth of Christ through the words of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Questions? Contact Su Iliff

Coming in December. . .

December 2     Music at Midday for Advent, 12 PM

December 6      All Church Advent Event for all ages with a potluck dinner, 4 PM

December 9      Music at Midday for Advent, 12 PM

December 12      All Church Christmas Caroling, 1 PM (meet at the church at 12:45 PM)

December 13      Heifer Project Fair before and after worship

December 16      Music at Midday for Advent, 12 PM

                            All Church Advent Potluck Dinner and Holiday Jazz Concert, 6:30 PM

December 19     Santa Breakfast, 10 AM

December 20      Children’s Christmas Pageant during worship, 10 AM

                            Heifer Project Fair before and after worship

                            Cookie Walk, 11 AM

December 24      Christmas Eve Worship:

                            5 PM Children’s Service,

                            7 PM Candlelight Service

                            11 PM Candlelight Service

Bulletin Announcements for October 11, 2015

posted Oct 9, 2015, 4:44 AM by Susan Granski

Collection for homeless pets. Last Saturday, October 3rd, we celebrated a Blessing of the Animals. To help homeless pets, we will be collecting donated items during the month of October. Please bring some pet food (dry or canned), paper towels, bedding (towels, blankets), etc. when you come to church.Look for the "For Homeless Pets" donation bin in the lobby area.

Westfield Food Pantry. Please continue to contribute non-perishable food, personal grooming and baby items. They can be left in the drop-off box in entryway of the church on Sunday mornings or any other convenient time. The Food Bank also accepts checks made out to: Food Bank of Westfield. You can send your check to the church or drop in the offering plate on Sunday.

The "Books and Beyond" selection this month is "Caleb’s Crossing" by Geraldine Brooks. The accompanying movie is yet to be made. We meet Sunday, October 18th, at the Bottorffs, 514 Grove St., Westfield, from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. The story involves the interaction between the Puritan settlers on Martha’s Vineyard and the native Wampanoag Indians in the 1600’s. The narrator of the story, Bethia, tells among other adventures how Caleb, a young Wampanoag brave comes to graduate from Harvard University.

Young Disciples volunteers needed. Young Disciples provides our children (ages 3 and up) with an alternative worship time during the sermon. It is designed to be more age-appropriate and interactive.We generally share the same weekly scriptures and a related message, songs and prayers before returning to the Sanctuary for the close of worship.On Communion Sundays we return in time to take part in the service of Communion.Volunteer adults are needed to help each week.Please contact Marcee Rogers (mmrogers93@gmail.com ).

Blood Drive, October 19. Come and donate blood on Monday, October 19 from 2-9 PM at the NJ Blood Center, 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains. Sign-up in the narthex for blood donations or call Greg Wilson to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome on the 19th.

Trunk-or-Treat returns to FUMC on Sunday, October 25 from 1-3 p.m. This is a fun and safe trick-or-treating opportunity for our kids. We need volunteers to supply decorated trunks or activity stations and pass out treats. Also, a donation box will be set up in the Narthex for treat donations (candy, stickers, pencils, etc). If you are interested in participating as a trunk host, please contact Tamela Beene via email at tamelabeene@aol.com.

Adult Faith Development Class

"Soul Keeping A new Adult Faith Development Experience, Sundays at 9 AM in Room 105. Please join us beginning on Sunday, October 18th and running through November 22nd for a 6 week exploration of our soul. This DVD-based course by John Ortberg is entitled, "Soul Keeping". We will be taking a story-filled approach to the subject of what our soul is and how we can care for it in a world which often forgets it exists in each one of us, waiting to be nurtured.

Bulletin Announcements for August 30, 2015

posted Aug 20, 2015, 7:35 AM by Susan Granski

Then Sings My Soul Moment. As a means of deepening our connection to God and one another during the church season of Ordinary Time, there will be a "Then Sings My Soul" moment on the second and fourth Sundays of each month until the beginning of Advent. People are invited to consider sharing how a specific hymn or piece of music has been meaningful, comforting or challenging in their spiritual growth.If you are interested in sharing in one of these moments contact Su Iliff (siliff31@gmail.com) or Connie Palmer (cqpalmer@yahoo.com).

Monthly Men’s Breakfast—All men are invited to gather at the Westfield Diner at 8 AM on the first Saturday of every month for a time of fellowship. (Our next Saturday is September 5, 2015.) Contact Kevin Dresely at ddresely@comcast.net for more information. No reservations required!

Annual Report deadline. Committee/Ministry leaders are asked to submit their committee’s annual report to the church office by Wednesday, September 9th.

Support the United Methodist Home’s WALK FOR ALL AGES. This year’s walk is on September 13, 2015. The walk is on the streets of Ocean Grove and begins at Francis Asbury Manor. If you are interested in walking as a member of FUMC’s team, please call Joyce Nelson. If you would like to sponsor one of FUMC’s walkers – Joyce Nelson, Mary-Lou Jackson, or Su Iliff - stop by the table in the narthex before or after worship. The money raised will go for seniors residing at Francis Asbury Manor.

Our next time to host FREE MEALS at Covenant UMC in Plainfield is Monday, September 14, 2015. We welcome anyone who would like to come and join us! If you are interested, talk to Dick or Margaret Campbell.

Westfield Food Pantry. Please continue to contribute non-perishable food, personal grooming and baby items. They can be left in the drop-off box in entryway of the church on Sunday mornings or any other convenient time. The Food Bank also accepts checks made out to: Food Bank of Westfield. You can send your check to the church or drop in the offering plate on Sunday.

Looking ahead:

    Adult Faith Development Class: "Wisdom Over the Ages" - a study of the book of James - beginning on September 13th - led by Rev. Su Iliff

              Rally Day is September 20th!

9 AM Church School for all ages—gather in the Fellowship Room!

9:15 AM Sanctuary Choir rehearsal

10 AM Morning Worship

11 AM Rally Day lunch in Fellowship Room





Bulletin Announcements for August 23, 2015

posted Aug 20, 2015, 7:30 AM by Susan Granski

Then Sings My Soul Moment. As a means of deepening our connection to God and one another during the church season of Ordinary Time, there will be a "Then Sings My Soul" moment on the second and fourth Sundays of each month until the beginning of Advent. People are invited to consider sharing how a specific hymn or piece of music has been meaningful, comforting or challenging in their spiritual growth.If you are interested in sharing in one of these moments contact Su Iliff (siliff31@gmail.com) or Connie Palmer (cqpalmer@yahoo.com).

Blessing of the Backpacks on August 30th! Students young and old - bring your backpack to church for a back to school blessing!Blessing of Backpacks to take place during worship on Sunday, August 30th.At the service, we will alswo have a collection box to gather back to school supplies for students in need in Union County.

Support the United Methodist Home’s WALK FOR ALL AGES. This year’s walk is on September 13, 2015. The walk is on the streets of Ocean Grove and begins at Francis Asbury Manor. If you are interested in walking as a member of FUMC’s team, please call Joyce Nelson at 908-233-4192. If you would like to sponsor one of FUMC’s walkers – Joyce Nelson, Mary-Lou Jackson, or Su Iliff - stop by the table in the narthex before or after worship. The money raised will go for seniors residing at Francis Asbury Manor.

Annual Report deadline. Committee/Ministry leaders are asked to submit their committee’s annual report to the church office by Wednesday, September 9th.

Westfield Food Pantry. Please continue to contribute non-perishable food, personal grooming and baby items. They can be left in the drop-off box in entryway of the church on Sunday mornings or any other convenient time. The Food Bank also accepts checks made out to: Food Bank of Westfield. You can send your check to the church or drop in the offering plate on Sunday.

Bulletin Announcements for August 9, 2015

posted Aug 7, 2015, 6:46 AM by Susan Granski

Then Sings My Soul Moment. As a means of deepening our connection to God and one another during the church season of Ordinary Time, there will be a "Then Sings My Soul" moment on the second and fourth Sundays of each month until the beginning of Advent. People are invited to consider sharing how a specific hymn or piece of music has been meaningful, comforting or challenging in their spiritual growth.If you are interested in sharing in one of these moments contact Su Iliff (siliff31@gmail.com) or Connie Palmer (cqpalmer@yahoo.com).

Krafty Ladies/Social Group, Wednesdays through August. Please join us in the Fellowship Room on Wednesdays through August from 1-3 PM. Bring your knitting, sewing and crafts or just join us for social time! We also have some fun projects that you can work on. Hope to see you whenever you can make it!

Please join us for a reception for Gilim Jung in the Fellowship Room after worship.

Garden Restoration for Stephanie Miller Memorial at First United Methodist Church. Volunteers are sought to help restore an overlooked and overgrown area at FUMC. On Saturday August 15, from 8:00 AM to noon, help is needed to remove vines, saplings, and weeds. We will also install appropriate new plants. Bring gloves. If you have tools, also bring: spade (solid or forked), pickaxe, lopper, hand pruner. (Tools will be provided as well if you have none.) Rain date is August 22nd. For details speak to Dan Bottorff.

Support the United Methodist Home’s WALK FOR ALL AGES. This year’s walk is on September 13, 2015. The walk is on the streets of Ocean Grove and begins at Francis Asbury Manor. If you are interested in walking as a member of FUMC’s team, please speak to Joyce Nelson. If you would like to sponsor one of FUMC’s walkers – Joyce Nelson, Mary-Lou Jackson, or Su Iliff - stop by the table in the narthex before or after worship. The money raised will go for seniors residing at Francis Asbury Manor.

Annual Report deadline. Committee/Ministry leaders are asked to submit their committee’s annual report to the church office by Wednesday, September 9th.

Westfield Food Pantry. Please continue to contribute non-perishable food, personal grooming and baby items. They can be left in the drop-off box in entryway of the church on Sunday mornings or any other convenient time. The Food Bank also accepts checks made out to: Food Bank of Westfield. You can send your check to the church or drop in the offering plate on Sunday.

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