Youth Group Fall Update

Youth Group Fall Update

We are off to a great start for the year and have lots of upcoming activities.

Trick or Treat for UNICEF!

Trick or Treat for UNICEF!

When: Sunday, October 27
Where: During the 9 am and 11 am services
Who: Kids will collect using UNICEF boxes
Why: UNICEF provides aid to impoverished children

Fourth Sunday Food Pantry Collection

Fourth Sunday Food Pantry Collection

The grocery cart will be in the sanctuary for October’s collection on October 27th, but you may bring items at any time and place in the cart in the hallway across from the restrooms.

Volunteers In Mission (VIM) Sunday October 20th

Volunteers In Mission (VIM) Sunday October 20th

VIM recognizes the important work of putting Christian love into action across the globe. The special offering on October 20th is designated for work within WPAUMC. To give, include your additional gift with your regular offering or EasyTithe, marking “VIM”.

Camping Sunday October 13th

Camping Sunday October 13th

In order to offset costs of our camps and retreat centers, WPAUMC churches are asked to take a special Camping Sunday offering. To give to Camping Sunday, you many include your additional gift with your regular offering or use EasyTithe, marking “camping”.

The Boo Crew Needs You!

The Boo Crew Needs You!

Plans are in place for our annual Haunted House! Come to an informational meeting and lunch this Sunday at noon to find out more. Stay after the meeting till 4 pm for an afternoon of decorating.

Fall Welcome Dinner

Fall Welcome Dinner

On Saturday, October 12th from 5-7 pm, SUMC will serve a public dinner to kick off autumn, and we hope you will come. Bring friends for a traditional, homemade roast pork, sausage, and sauerkraut dinner with potatoes, Haluski, homemade desserts, and beverages.

Hayride

Hayride

All are invited to the 3rd Annual Hay Ride & Bon Fire this Saturday, October 5, at Sandy & Bill Kuriger's home from 6 to 9 pm.

Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Patch

October means Pumpkins! We are in need of volunteers to man the pumpkin patch every day through October 31. There is no need to lift or carry pumpkins!

Salad Luncheon

Salad Luncheon

Our monthly Salad Luncheon is this Thursday, October 3 from 11 am to 1 pm. Proceeds from our community luncheons support the General Fund. Please consider donating your homemade salads for the luncheons.

We now have an online Pumpkin Patch schedule!

We now have an online Pumpkin Patch schedule!

To sign up online, go here, put a checkmark in the time(s) you can volunteer, click the “submit and sign up” button, add your name and email, and click on the “sign up now” button. It’s so easy!

UMCOR (UMC relief agency) Disaster Response Updates

UMCOR (UMC relief agency) Disaster Response Updates

UMCOR has issued grants for early response needs to Annual Conferences (for Bahama and for USA areas) that experienced severe weather losses. As early assessments are done and long term plans are formulated, further grants will be issued and volunteer teams will be formed.

Pumpkin Patch Story Time Readers Needed

Pumpkin Patch Story Time Readers Needed

As a community outreach, Sewickley United Methodist Church will again offer story times to preschools visiting our pumpkin patch during October. The groups visit during the day. If you are willing to be a reader, please see Martha Boward or leave a message with the church office.

Operation Christmas Child Packing Party

Operation Christmas Child Packing Party

Please join the Fellowship of the Cross THIS SUNDAY, September 29 between the worship services when 100 boxes will be filled. Everyone is invited to join us and pack some boxes.

Pumpkins!!

Pumpkins!!

Our Pumpkins arrive TOMORROW, SATURDAY, September 28, at 9 am. Breakfast will be provided prior to the unloading beginning at 8:15 am. Come to nourish your bodies for a good morning workout and have some fellowship time with fellow unloaders!

Vitalant Blood Drive

Vitalant Blood Drive

Sunday, November 10, 8 am To 1 pm in the Simpson Room. See this post for appointment options.

Soup & Hummus Sale

Soup & Hummus Sale

Our choices this month, for October 3‑6 pickup, are Tomato Dill, Cream of Chicken and Wild Rice, and Minestrone with Sausage, and Sandra’s Hummus. Order forms are on the posters in the Simpson Room and Sanctuary and are due THIS SUNDAY, September 22.