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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The $20,000 fundraising goal was met! As pledged, the team chairing the HOF spent a day at the McKeesport Healthy Village Learning Institute working on various projects.
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
The Outreach Committee thanks Pam Honeychurch and Jenine Furry for becoming certified Early Response Team (ERT) Leaders. They both are now trained to be early responders to disasters.
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.
Have plastic plant pots/planters/trays/tags and want to recycle them? Lowe’s Garden Centers will take them!
Help replenish hygiene kits at Eastbrook Mission Barn, our Annual Conference UMCOR satellite, by donating toward the purchase of items for the hygiene kits.
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.
Your giving makes possible the proclamation of Christ’s peace. Will you continue to support Peace with Justice Sunday? Will you empower local Christians—in Pennsylvania and Arizona and Liberia—to build the kingdom of peace that Jesus ushered in? Special envelopes will be in the bulletins on May 27th, or mark your gift accordingly; you may also select Peace with Justice on Easy Tithe.
Look for the cart in the sanctuary on May 27th and help local families with food insecurities overcome that challenge.
The Fellowship of the Cross will begin their 8th Operation Christmas Child campaign on Mother’s Day.
TNC is pushing to raise $20,000 needed to finish the new Home of Hope. Won’t you consider donating to TNC’s crowdfunding to fund the administrator’s home and finalize the move to the new orphanage? You may give through SUMC (including via Easy Tithe) or visit: https://www.youcaring.com/homeofhopeorphanage-1143870. Campaign runs through May 15th!
The United Methodist Women (UMW) will host a Rummage Sale on Friday, May 11, from 5 PM to 8 PM and on Saturday, May 12, from 8 AM to 1 PM.
ERT Training is for certification in Disaster Response offered in association with UMCOR. Training will be offered May 2, 4, and 5.
In response to recent natural disasters around the country, Eastbrook Mission Barn (WPAUMC) recently sent a truck to UMCOR’s Sager Brown Depot.