The United Methodist Women are sponsoring a warm clothes drive for the children at Weyanoke Elementary School. Needed are gently used or new coats for both girls and boys (sizes small and medium), and hats and gloves. Please put donations in the designated bin in the library.
Elizabeth Circle will hold its last scheduled meeting for 2012 on Tuesday, October 23d at 1:30 p.m. in Room 302. Our Guest Speaker, Jim Godlove, will discuss the St. Matthew’s UMC Endowment Program.
Caring Cards, Ink will hold a card sale at all three services on October 14, 2012 in the Information Hallway. We will feature Halloween, fall, and Thanksgiving cards. We will also have Christmas cards for those who want to get an early start on their Christmas cards. A variety of Sympathy, Get Well, Birthday and Thinking of You cards will also be available. The proceeds will be divided between St. Matthew’s Jeremiah Project and UMW Mission projects. Please come out and support these mission projects.
Elizabeth Circle will meet on Tuesday, September 25th at 1:30 pm in Room 304. Peg Desko and Sarah Kennedy will present an Overview of the Annual Craft Fair to be held November 15th-17th. A variety of Volunteer opportunities will be identified so Members can choose how they can help make it another great success! Mission Activity: Hearty canned soups, 18-22 ounce size for SMUMC Food Closet.
Mary Circle Welcome Back Party: Sun., Sept. 16th, 12:30 - 2 pm: Calling all families to join us for a party as we start a new year of fun and fellowship for our circle. Bring the whole family - we’ll have pizza, other foods, and even a moonbounce for the kids. We’ll meet outside near the playground, or inside (lower level of the church) if it rains.