E-Bulletin 08/17/23

  • MESSAGE FOR SERVICE: Sunday, August 20, 2023, is After All Scripture: Genesis 45: 1-15
  • AD-BOARD MEETING: On Monday, August 21st at 6:30 P.M. at the Hart UMC.
  • TUESDAY’S FRIENDS: Bev is stepping down and will no longer be head of Tuesday’s Friends. If anyone else would be interested in taking over Tuesday’s Friends, please contact Pastor Cyd or Fauna at the Church Office.
  • SIGN-UP SHEETS: There are two sign-up sheets starting August 13th for The Freedom & Healing Seminar for breakfast and lunch and the 2023 District Annual Meeting Brunch. It would be greatly appreciated if volunteers would sign-up to bring food/drinks.
  • THE UNITED WAY OF THE LAKESHORE: Has a program called Stuff The Bus that is asking for individuals to donate school supplies. A box for the school supplies has been placed by the entrance along with a list of school supplies that can be donated. Please consider helping to support our Oceana students. The Stuff The Bus school supply drive will end on Wednesday, August 23rd.
  • FESSENDEN HOUSE MEALS: In need of individuals who would be willing to make/bring meals to the Fessenden House. Mealtimes are Breakfast at 8:00 A.M. Lunch at 12:00 P.M. and Dinner at 5:00 P.M. with a snack such as dessert served later in the evening. The meals are made to serve 12 people plus 1 or 2 staff members. Meals are brought in about 15 minutes ahead of the mealtimes.

There is a sign-up sheet in the Fellowship Hall. Please contact Helen Pische if you have any questions at (231-873-7192). 

  • MIDWEST DISTRICT UNITED WOMEN IN FAITH: Will be hosting the District Annual Celebration Brunch on Saturday, September 16th for 9:30 A.M.-1:00 P.M. Registration forms have been placed at the Welcome Center and in the Church Office. The cost is $15.00. Please register by September 9th. If volunteers are helping in the kitchen, you will not have to pay the fee. INGATHERING: We are collecting items for the Bread of Life Food Pantry in Hart as follows: The pantry is in need of small servings of kid-friendly food: 16oz. cans of pasta (SpaghettiOs, Ravioli), 1-pound boxes of elbow macaroni, small jars of peanut butter and small boxes of instant potatoes.  
  • CHURCH OFFICE: Will be closed on Friday, August 18th.
  • VISITATION AND FUNERAL SERVICE: Kelly Parsons, Teena Sorensen’s mother, passed away. For anyone that would like to support Teena and her family, the visitation will be on Friday, August 18 at 10:00 A.M., with the service following at 11:00 A.M. at the Harris Funeral Home in Shelby. A luncheon will follow at the Hart UMC. 
  • COFFEE WITH THE PASTOR: Is on Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.  Pastor Cyd welcomes your phone calls anytime, whether to make an appointment or discuss other business. Contact Pastor Cyd by phone at (517-617-7382), the Church Office (873-3516) or by her email at cydinga@gmail.com
  • SCRIPTURE READERS: Leave word with Maureen Huizing (873-0418), the Church office (873-3516) or with Pastor Cyd (517- 617-7382) if you would be willing to be our Scripture reader on one of the future Sundays. Helen Sterk will be reading on Sunday, August 20th with Fauna Symons reading on August 27th.
  • CONGREGATIONAL CARE: We need volunteers to help provide food for our Church families in times of need, please add your name and contact information to the Congregational Care Volunteer list in the McRae Fellowship Hall or leave your name with our Church office (873-3516) or contact Judy Kuipers at the numbers listed below. If you know of a Church Friend or Church Family that is in need, please contact Judy Kuipers (873-5879) or (231-301-1674) or the Church Office at the number listed above.
  • OFFICE HOURS:  Fauna will be in the Church Office Monday through Thursday from 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. and Pastor Cyd will be in the Church Office on Friday from 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M.
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