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Flood Response

Flood Response

You must know there has been a lot of flooding in and around the Pittsburgh area. The Western PA United Methodist Disaster Response Coordinator has put out a call for volunteers this Friday and Saturday to help cleanout 12 houses in Jeannette, PA.

Annual Conference Projects

Annual Conference Projects

Thanks to your support, through individual contributions and through the Outreach Committee budget allocation, Sewickley UMC delivered 50 hygiene kits to Eastbrook Mission Barn.

WPAUCM Annual Conference (AC) 2019 Mission Collection – Hygiene Kits

WPAUCM Annual Conference (AC) 2019 Mission Collection – Hygiene Kits

To help replenish hygiene kits at Eastbrook Mission Barn, our AC UMCOR satellite, the Outreach Committee set a goal to assemble 50 hygiene kits. Your Outreach Committee has purchased any items which were not donated in May, and your financial contribution is needed to cover those costs.

Wanted – Your WPAUMC Camping Testimonial

Wanted – Your WPAUMC Camping Testimonial

The Outreach Committee is seeking several people to give a short testimonial about their positive experience with any of the WPAUMC’s camps or retreat centers.

WPAUCM Annual Conference (AC) Relief Kits

WPAUCM Annual Conference (AC) Relief Kits

Traditionally, SUMC has selected a United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) relief kit to assemble and deliver to AC at Grove City College each June. UMCOR keeps an inventory of relief kits ready for its ongoing ministries and for emergency responses. SUMC will assemble 50 hygiene kits.

Lenten Fines 2019

Lenten Fines 2019

The Western PA Annual Conference has a strong connection with the Nyadire Connection in Zimbabwe. This year, Lenten Fines will be collected and applied to the Hearing Impaired (HI) Program at the Nyadire United Mission.

Camping Sunday October 14th

Camping Sunday October 14th

In order to offset costs of our camps and retreat centers, WPAUMC churches are asked to take a special Camping Sunday offering. The Bishop’s Camping and Retreat Initiative has also launched, with the campaign coming to local churches beginning in January 2019.

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.

Annual Conference

Annual Conference

Annual Conference is being held this week. Please keep SUMC’s representatives, Pastor Russel and Martha Boward, Joe Boward, who is playing with the worship band Seventy Times Seven, and all of the attendees from the Western Pennsylvania Conference in your prayers.

WPAUMC Camping Initiative

WPAUMC Camping Initiative

The Camping Initiative has set a 5-year goal of raising $5,000,000 for Western Pennsylvania camps, retreats, The Healthy Village Learning Institute, and At the Lake Ministries.