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.