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Fourth Sunday Food Pantry Collection

Fourth Sunday Food Pantry Collection

The grocery cart will be in the sanctuary for October’s collection on October 28th, but you may bring items at any time and place in the cart in the hallway across from the restrooms.

The Pumpkins are Coming; the Pumpkins are Coming!

The Pumpkins are Coming; the Pumpkins are Coming!

Saturday, September 29, at around 10:00 am, the pumpkins arrive! As you know, many hands make light work, and we need as many able-bodied souls as we can get to unload our precious cargo and turn our church lawn into a sea of orange.

Food Rescue

Food Rescue

The mission of 412 Food Rescue is to prevent perfectly good food from entering the waste stream. One of the ways that 412 Food Rescue does that by utilizing volunteers, who pick up food donations from food retailers and deliver the food to non-profit partners. Additionally, 412 Food Rescue takes part in gleans at local farms.

Rummage Sale

Rummage Sale

The UMW is holding a rummage sale in the church basement on Friday, September 7, 5 - 8 pm, and Saturday, September 8, 8 am - 1 pm. All proceeds go to missions—local, national and international. 

Fourth Sunday Food Pantry Collection – August 26th

Fourth Sunday Food Pantry Collection – August 26th

Look for the grocery cart on August 26th, and help local families with food insecurities meet their needs. School will be starting soon—let's make sure local children have proper nutrition, which will help with learning. August's suggested non-perishable items are: cereal, oatmeal, cereal bars, juice, and healthy snack options.

Car Wash for Operation Christmas Child

Car Wash for Operation Christmas Child

The Fellowship of the Cross is hosting a free car wash from 10 am until 2 pm this Saturday, August 4, in the SUMC parking lot. Financial donations will be accepted, and everything contributed will be applied to our 2018 Operation Christmas Child project.

Early Response Team Training

Early Response Team Training

This is an UMCOR certified training for Disaster Response ministries of Volunteers in Mission. Non-United Methodist participants are welcome, but will not be badged or deployed through the UMCOR-UMVIM ministry network. Verification forms or clearances are required from UMs on the day of the training—badges will not be issued for participants until they are received. Early Response Team trainings will be offered on August 11th from 9am - 5pm at the Nanty Glo UMC, 998 Lloyd Street, Nanty Glo, PA 15943. Doors open at 8:30am.

Flood Bucket Donations Needed

Flood Bucket Donations Needed

The needs are great in Sharpsburg, Millvale, Bridgeville and Bethel Park. So many cleaning buckets have been sent out to these areas from the WPA United Methodist Church's Eastbrook Mission Barn that its supply is depleted. Sewickley UMC will accept financial donations to help replenish the supply.

July Operation Christmas Child Collections

July Operation Christmas Child Collections

FOTC launched its 2018 shoe box campaign in May and has selected “wow” gifts—toys, stuffed animals, balls, jewelry—as our target contribution for July. In August, we will target school supplies.

United Methodist Church and Immigration

United Methodist Church and Immigration

The United Methodist Church has long-standing statements and policies on the subject. The UMC Book of Discipline and Book of Resolutions contain sections on immigration and refugees.

Fourth Sunday Food Pantry

Fourth Sunday Food Pantry

Look for the cart on June 24th. Children are out of school for the summer – consider purchasing peanut butter, jelly, macaroni and cheese, juice, and other nutritious, kid-friendly foods for June’s collection.  

At The Lake Ministries Update

At The Lake Ministries Update

In recent weeks, the Jo-ann M was put into Lake Erie for some required tests, and the ministry team continues final preparations to get the boat ready for its passengers

UMCOR Update

UMCOR Update

While UMCOR will continue to respond to relief needs around the world and will continue its ongoing missions, UMCOR’s approach has changed with regards to sourcing supplies needed in other countries.

Plastic Plant Pot Recycling

Plastic Plant Pot Recycling

Have plastic plant pots/planters/trays/tags and want to recycle them? Lowe’s Garden Centers will take them!

Annual Shoe Drive

Annual Shoe Drive

It is not too late to bring your new and gently used CLEAN shoes (pairs only) to help EUMA (Erie United Methodist Alliance) with its Annual Shoe Drive. Sewickley UMC will collect from now until June 3rd.