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HHUMC Highlights Thursday, April 5, 2012

HHUMC Weekly Highlights
Thursday, April 5, 2012
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Prayer: O God, by the example of your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ, you taught us the greatness of true humility, and call us to watch with him in his passion. Give us grace to serve one another in all lowliness, and to enter into the fellowship of his suffering; in his name and for his sake. Amen. (#349, “Holy Thursday,” The United Methodist Book of Worship. The United Methodist Publishing House, Nashville, TN. Copyright 1992.)
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Worship Assistants-
Communion Stewards-Elizabeth Clark, Deanna Philbrick,
Canda and Kelly Santiago
Lector: Linda Mosley
Acolytes: Nick Gauthier
Greeters: Vicky Davis and Jeanne Stratton
Ushers: John and Bonnie Bidwell
Nursery Helper: Angela Damboise
Counters: Gloria Lee and Angela Damboise
Fellowship: Memorials Committee
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Ellingwood’s Wood Corner:
Ellingwood’s Corner UMC in Winterport is offering Thursday morning bible study at 11 am. Bring your own lunch. Ellingwood’s UMC is located at 796 Lebanon Rd, Winterport, ME.
Please pray for the following:
• Houlton Naomi Sam-Kpakra
• Howland Michele St. Cyr
• Jacksonville Patti Sears
• Lidstone Memorial, Washburn Dot Matson

Holy Week and Easter Events and Worship
Maundy Thursday, tonight at 7 pm
At Ellingwood’s Corner UMC, Winterport
Good Friday, April 6 , 7 pm
at Hampden Highlands UMC, Hampden

April 8
ECUMC Sunrise Service
Sun, April 8, 6:30am – 7:00am @
Blueberry Hill in Winterport
Easter breakfast at Ellingwood’s Corner
Sun, April 8, 7:00am – 8:30am
Worship at Ellingwood’s Corner UMC
Sun, April 8, 8:30am – 9:30am

HHUMC Worship Easter
Sun, April 8, 10am – 11am
w/ Easter activities for children including an Easter Egg Hunt

First United Methodist Church -Bangor
Good Friday – April 6th
6:30am breakfast and message
Holy Saturday – April 7th
11:00 Brunch and Easter egg hunt
If anyone needs more information they can contact Reeni at 852-5985

Mark your calendars….
Trustees will meet Sunday, April 15 at 11:30 am in the church library.

Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet at the home of Paulette Matthews, 8 Mountain View Rd, Hampden on Tuesday, April 17 at 9:30 am.

Christian Education will meet the third Wednesdays of the months. Next meeting is April 18 at 6 pm. If you need childcare, e-mail Reeni at Maureen.Cipullo@yahoo.com

Join us for the “Third Friday Potluck and Activities Night” which will be held Friday, April 20 starting at 5 pm. Please include a card with your potluck dish, listing all ingredients. Several of the families in church have a person/persons with food allergies. Thank you.

Outreach Committee will meet on Sunday, April 22 at 11:30 am in the church library.

In celebration of Mother’s Day this year, Outreach committee invites all of you to again help in collecting items for the Indian Women’s Mission on Indian Island, Old Town. Indian Women’s Mission was founded over forty years ago to help female members and families of the Penobscot Nation on Indian Island and in surrounding areas. Here is your chance to help, there will be a cradle on the altar beginning April 15 through Sunday, May 6. Items needed are: cloth and disposable diapers, baby clothes, including homemade hats and booties, receiving blankets, nursing supplies, and bath items. Any other item you can think of that new mom and infant would need. The church outreach committee will hold a baby shower in the fellowship hall on May 13 (Mother’s Day). This is an exciting and practical way to help those in our communities.

Youth Group will meet on April 22 from 5 to 7 pm.

Please join us in supporting Native American Ministries Sunday…April 22, 2012. Your generosity has helped young people discover a new world and encouraged service. Through support of Native American Ministries Sunday, congregations become stronger, seminarians are prepared to serve, and communities are served. Your giving also supports Native American ministries of annual conferences. Learn more at: http://www.umcgiving.org/NAMS.

Bean Supper will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 4:30 pm to 6 pm, a sign up poster will be set out in the fellowship hall soon.

The Landscaping committee will meet Saturday, April 28 at 8 am.

Please join us as we burn some sneaker rubber for the Hike for the Homeless on Saturday, April 28 starting at Hampden Academy, 1 Main Road. Registration starts at 8 am, walk begins at 9:45 am to the Bangor Waterfront. This is one the biggest fundraisers for the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter.

Please join us for a VBS meeting on Sunday, April 29 after worship in the 3rd/4th grade classroom. VBS-This year’s vacation bible school theme is Babylon: Daniel’s Courage in Captivity. Dates are: Sunday, July 15-Thursday, July 19 from 6 pm to 8 pm. We will kick off VBS with a cook-out at 5 pm on July 15.

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