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Fourth Sunday Food Pantry

Fourth Sunday Food Pantry

Brrrr! The weather remains cold, so consider cold weather foods for February 24th. Soup, stews, chili, etc. would all be welcome on a cold day. Muffin, bread, or biscuit mixes would make a nice addition to those items. The grocery cart will be in the sanctuary on February 24th, but your contributions are welcome anytime. 

Diaper/Wipes Collection

Diaper/Wipes Collection

This February, cover some babies with love by donating diapers and wipes! During February, SUMC will again accept diapers and baby wipes to help refugee families through the Jewish Family and Community Services (JFCS).

American Cancer Society Daffodil Days are Back!

American Cancer Society Daffodil Days are Back!

SUMC is teaming up with the American Cancer Society and Sewickley Relay for Life to raise funds through daffodil sales. Until February 17th, you may place your order via the sign-up sheets in the back of the sanctuary and in the Simpson Room or by emailing Martha Boward (maboward@yahoo.com). Payment must be made prior to February 17th, as well.

Center for Hope Dinner

Center for Hope Dinner

On Thursday, January 31, 4—6:30 pm, SUMC will serve a hot meal at CFH in Ambridge to over 100 men, women, and children. Please volunteer to serve or to provide fruit, milk, or juice. Contact Donna Sawhill at 412-916-0854.

Fourth Sunday Food Pantry

Fourth Sunday Food Pantry

Brrrr! The weather has turned cold, so consider cold weather foods for January 27th. Soup, stews, chili, etc. would all be welcome on a cold day. Muffin, bread, or biscuit mixes would make a nice addition to those items. The grocery cart will be in the sanctuary on January 27th, but your contributions are welcome anytime.

Human Relations Sunday – January 20, 2019 – Special Offering

Human Relations Sunday – January 20, 2019 – Special Offering

Human Relations Day calls United Methodists to recognize the right of all God’s children in realizing their potential as human beings in relationship with one another. The special offering benefits neighborhood ministries through Community Developers, community advocacy through United Methodist Voluntary Services, and work with at-risk teens through the Youth Offender Rehabilitation Program.

Food Panty Fourth Sunday Collection

Food Panty Fourth Sunday Collection

Brrrr! The weather has turned cold, so consider cold weather foods for December 23rd. Soup, stews, chili, etc. would all be welcome on a cold day. Muffin, bread, or biscuit mixes would make a nice addition to those items. The grocery cart will be in the sanctuary on December 23rd, but your contributions are welcome anytime.

Save The Date – Holiday Shopping Opportunity

Save The Date – Holiday Shopping Opportunity

On Saturday, December 15th, The Olive Branch, a fair trade shop, run in part by Salem UMC, will bring a pop-up store to Sewickley UMC. From 9 am to noon, you may purchase items from the display in the Simpson Room.

Opportunities for Volunteers

Opportunities for Volunteers

Teams are forming for 2019 mission trips to Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Bahamas, Louisiana, and Zimbabwe. The age requirements vary, as do the costs. VIMships (Volunteer in Mission grants) may be available.

UMCOR Current Disaster Response Now Includes California Wildfire Relief

UMCOR Current Disaster Response Now Includes California Wildfire Relief

UMCOR (UMC Relief Agency) and its partners are responding to disasters both in the United States and around the world. Please join in prayer for the areas affected, and consider a gift to UMCOR Disaster Response, which you may do with your regular offering or via EasyTithe, marking “UMCOR.” If you wish to specify “domestic” or “international”, please do so. 

Calling All Kids

Calling All Kids

Wear your costumes to church this Sunday! During both services, there will be an opportunity for the kids to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF.

Volunteers In Mission (VIM) Sunday October 21st

Volunteers In Mission (VIM) Sunday October 21st

VIM recognizes the important work of putting Christian love into action across the globe. The special offering on October 21st is designated for work within WPAUMC. To give, include your additional gift with your regular offering, marking VIM; or you may use EasyTithe via the web or the app, again indicating VIM on your gift.

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.