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HHUMC Weekly Highlights Thursday, November 17, 2011

Attention: Please get items into Paula for the Dec 2011/January 2012 newsletter by November 30-newsletter will be mailed out Thursday, December 12; please note this is a date change from earlier.December 11 will be the pledge reception and December 18 after worship will be a special charge conference-agenda: 2012 budget and nominating committee information. The next newsletter will include information for both. The Nominating/Lay Development Committee will meet this Sunday, November 20 at 11:30 am and Wednesday, November 30 at 6:30 pm.

Worship for Sunday, November 20-Christ the King Sunday
Ellingwood’s Corner UMC-
Lay preacher-Paula Baines

The folks at Ellingwood’s Corner UMC will hold its confection creation workshop after our regular service (10am or so- we are pretty flexible about time) November 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.
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HHUMC
Lector: Judy Rollins
Acolytes: Grace Clement and Noah Dancoes
Greeters: Kathy Gallupe
Ushers: TBA
Nursery Helper: Jim Tatgenhorst
Counters: Jay Willey and Earl Lee
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Prayers for:
*Franklin St., Bucksport Peter Remick
*Grace Linn Memorial, Hartland Jim Boughman
*Grant Memorial, Presque Isle Ron Chaffee, Wes Lavigne
*Gray Memorial, Caribou Tom Bentum
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There will be a special piano dedication on November 20 at 10 am worship. The Taylor-Foster Music Appreciation Fund which helped purchase the new piano in the Sanctuary.

Thank you to all who helped with the Christmas Fair.

Nominating/Lay Development Cte will meet Sunday, November 20 at 11:30 am in the second floor conference room (blue room).

Outreach committee will meet Sunday, November 20 at 11:30 am in the library.

HHUMC is hosting the Mt. View Singers “Carol in the Round 2011” next Sunday, November 27 at 4 pm. Once again, we will be making bagged meal for the Mt. View singers. The following items are needed: deli meat, cheese slices, bread/rolls, condiments, fruit, chips/pretzels, cookies or brownies. Please leave items in the kitchen before the concert.

Advent Study four week study “Shine! Light for All People’s by Patricia Farris, will begin on November 27, we will meet at 9 am on Sunday mornings.

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 maureen.cipullo@yahoo.com

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 available throughout the year. If you are interested in leading a small group bible study/book study, contact Maureen.Cipullo@yahoo.com

Outreach is collecting Christmas gifts for Spruce Run and Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center.
Outreach Committee is again collecting Christmas Gifts for Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center and Spruce Run.
Dorothea Dix Please do not wrap gifts
Toiletries: shampoo, deodrant, lipstick, eye shadow, blush and travel soaps
Men’s and Women’s Clothing
Sweat pants and sweat shirts
nightgowns and pajamas
sweaters
underwear
slippers
socks
hats/mittens/gloves
Men’s t-shirts
casual shirts
warm-up suites
quilted and flannel shirts
Miscellaneous
sports water bottles
cribbage boards
pocket calendars
search a word puzzle books
playing cards
board games
journals (blank lined or unlined)
non-spiral notebooks
gift certificates and cards to restaurants, etc.
portable cd players.
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Holiday Wish lIst for Spruce Run:
Bath towels, bath rugs, shower curtains
answering machines
pots/pans
dishes
cleaning supplies
laundry soap and softener
gas cards
any gift cards
Art supplies
tonka trucks, dolss/barbies
Leap Frog pre school touch books
Leap Frog learning toys
Sports equipment (gloves, bats, balls, etc.)
snow tubes

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