The GUMWRAPPER newsletter
Open the latest edition: March 2018


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The worship and studies theme for Lent is: Time Apart – Praying for Power & Purpose. Each Wednesday night, come for a “Lenten Meal” at 6 PM and a Bible Study at 7 PM.Our Sanctuary will be open for prayer throughout Holy Week (March 26-30). All are welcome to come and pray before starting your day, at lunchtime, or in the evening. The schedule is: M-Th 6-7:30 AM, 11:30 AM – 1 PM, and 5-6:30 PM. Hosts are needed to open the church, welcome people, and close the church at the end of the shift. There is a sign-up sheet in the Narthex. 


2018 Mission Trip:   If you are thinking about going on the Mission Trip to Puerto Rico, contact Pat Heritage for information. The trip is scheduled for July 7 to July 14.


Our Care Team welcomes new volunteers who want to be a part of the card and phone call ministry. This program is designed to keep in touche with our congregation. For more information, contact June Armstrong.


2018 Scholarship Opportunity information is available at All applications must be postmarked by March 31, 2018.


The new directories are here! If you had your picture taken, a complimentary directory is available to you.


*Homemade Easter Candy is available with preorders.  A box of 4 assorted eggs $5; Chix on a Stick $2 each or 3 for $5. Candy will be available after services on March 18th and March 25th.


There are many small groups for fellowship and study.  Click here to go to the small group page and find one that interests you.  


Hoagies are back! The UMW have Heritage hoagie tickets for sale on the first Sunday of each month at church or by contacting Joan Aveni or  Donna Mickle. The $6.50 ticket includes a Heritage hoagie and beverage. 


Save these items! The United Methodist Women collect these items on an ongoing basis: Box Tops for Education, and aluminum pop tops. The box tops benefit Ranch Hope. Bring your contributions to the Narthex. 



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