Cooperative Ministry / Ellingwood's Corner UMC / Sunday School / Youth Group

HHUMC Weekly Highlights-Thursday, Nov. 10

New issue of New World Outlook can be found here:

 ATTENTION:  Dec 2011/January 2012 newsletter deadline is
December 7. It will be mailed out December 12 Monday at 11 am. Please note date

Worship for Sunday, November 13-

Ellingwood’s Corner UMC-

9 am with Pastor David Nicol.  All Church
meeting at 10 am.

Matthew 25:14-30 and 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11.
Sermon: Salvation through Jesus


Lay Speaker: Dorna Thomas

Lector: Ann Tatgenhorst

Acolytes:  Cara Whitmore and Alexandra Buzzini

Greeters:  Walter Travis, Karen and Bob Williams (?)

Ushers: Darla King and Rick Churchill

Nursery Helper: Angela Damboise

Counter:  Gloria Lee and Angela Damboise

Fellowship Hosts: Nurture Cte.


Prayers for:

  • Faith, Columbia                                               David  Blevins
  • Lincoln First                                                      Roy   Richardson
  • Fort Fairfield                                                     Diane Langworthy
  • Franklin                                                              Jan Rhenow


UMCOR Responding to Earthquake in

UMCOR is in conversation with partners in Turkey, seeking to respond to emergency needs following the 7.2-magnitude
earthquake there that has caused injuries, deaths, and widespread destruction.

Food and medicine are most in demand after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook eastern Turkey on Sunday, leaving more than a
thousand injured and at least 240 dead.  The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is in conversation with partner International Blue Crescent (IBC) and is seeking to help meet some of these and other needs, such as blankets, plastic sheets, and hygiene kits for survivors. For the full UMCOR news release, click here.

Your support for International Disaster  Response, UMCOR Advance #982450, is urgently needed to meet both
immediate and long-term needs. Please give generously.


 Attention Changes in
Youth Group Dates and Times.

Sunday November 13th
the Youth Group will be meeting from 5-7pm to pack the shoe boxes for
Operation Christmas Child.

Sunday November 20th
the Youth Group will be leaving directly after church to deliver the
shoe boxes Operation Christmas Child.

Volunteers are needed
for Youth meals on December 4th and the 18th.


Ellingwood’s Corner UMC located at 796 Lebanon Road in Winterport will host its last Indoor Yard Sale and Bean Supper on Saturday, November 12, 2011. The sale offers many items for sale: clothes, books, tapes, etc. The sale will be open from 9 am to 12 noon and again from 3 pm to 6 pm. Later in the day, Ellingwood’s hosts a bean supper with all the fixings from 4 pm to 6 pm. The menu includes beans,
hot dogs, rolls, brown bread, refreshments and dessert.  The cost for adults is $6 and it is $3 for children under 12 years of age. It is all you can eat with take-out available.


Note from Ellingwoods Corner UMC
–Confection Creations on 11/20

We will commence the confection creation after our regular service (10am or so- we are pretty flexible about time) 11/20,
and will have soup/sandwich/pot luck. We would appreciate willing hands (that
will not eat the profits!) candy making know how, new recipes would be welcome
(bring or let us know what ingredients you need) and some food for the soup pot
or to share.


“Mondays at Morna’s”-Do you like to craft? Crafting sessions for the Christmas Fair will
be held Monday mornings at 9:30 am at Morna  Rawcliffe’s house on the Back Winterport Road
in Hampden. The last craft session will be held Monday, November 14. Any questions call Kathy Gallupe at 848-4956.


Autism Speaker on November 13

On Sunday, November 13, an Information Specialist from the Autism Society of Maine, will be speaking during fellowship time about the Autism, Asperger’s, social challenges, sensory challenges, and other issues involving individuals with
Autism. This is a chance for people to learn more about the strengths and challenges that individuals encounter with this diagnosis. It will start around 11:30, with time to get a snack before hand, and there will be nursery care for those who need it. This is an opportunity for
the HHUMC community to learn more about this disorder so that we can support our grandchildren, neighbors, family friends, acquaintances, employees /coworkers, or individuals attending HHUMC, whom are affected by this disorder. Educationis the key to understanding and acceptance.


HHUMC’s Youth Groupare putting together shoe boxes for Operation
Christmas Child
. Operation Christmas Child is a project of the non-denominational evangelical organization, Samaritan’s Purse. A donation of $7 or more is recommended per shoe box to cover shipping costs. Items need to be in by November 13. See insert for gift ideas

Hampden Highlands Christmas Fair is coming up later this month on November 19 and its Silent Auction is in need of donated items.
Items should be marked silent auction and left upstairs in the large room. For more information call Judy Rollins at 862-3129

Sunday School will not meet during the month of December. We will use the regular scheduled Sunday school time as
rehearsal time for the the Christmas pageant. This year’s pageant will be the “The Reluctant Innkeeper” and will be held on Sunday, December 18th  at 4:30 pm. Please join us for the pageant and for refreshments afterwards.

There will not be Sunday School on Sunday, December 25 Christmas Day.

If you would like to a Sunday School  teacher or help with this year’s pageant, contact Reeni at 207-852-5985 or



“Shine! Light for All People’s
by Patricia Farris

This is a 4 week Advent Study that will begin on November 27, we will meet at 9 am on Sunday mornings. The cost of the book is $6. If you are interested in taking this class, please let Reeni Cipullo know. She will need to order the books by November 12.

 Confirmation Class:

Confirmation classes will begin in mid-January and will be held for 16 weeks. We will be using a new confirmation curriculum called
“Credo”. Reeni Cipullo is hoping to have confirmation classes from 9 am to 11 am. If you are interested in being confirmed or to be a mentor for a
child being confirmed please let Reeni know.

 Bible Studies:

Reeni would like to have a bible study/book study availablethroughout the year. If you are interested in leading a small group bible
study/book study, contact



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