Remember worship starts at 9 am now through September 2.
Prayer-God our Mother and Father, we come to you as children. Be with us as we learn to see one another with new eyes, hear one another with new hearts, and treat one another in a new way. Amen. (The United Methodist Book of Worship, 466. The United Methodist Publishing House. Nashville, TN. Copyright 1992.)
Scripture for Sunday
Proclamation and Response
Scripture Lesson Psalm 130 p. 500, NRSV
Scripture Lesson 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33 pp. 255-256, NRSV
Sermon: “Absalom” Spencer Shaw, Guest preacher
Worship Assistants: August 12
Lector: Dan Scott
Acolytes: Grace Clement
Greeter: Judy Luro and Jim Tatgenhorst
Ushers: Stephen Mockler, need one more usher E-mail: email@example.com
Nursery Helper: Barbara Miller
Counters: Gloria Lee and Angela Damboise
Fellowship: Youth Group
*We need another usher for August 19 to partner with David Ledford
Ellingwood’s Wood Corner:
August 12-Pastor Reeni Cipullo. Holy Communion
August 19-Judy Rollins
August 26-Linda Mosley
Please pray for the following:
Guilford Stephen Dean
Hampden Highlands David Nicol/Reeni Cipullo
Hodgdon John Goodwin
Houlton Patrice Goodwin
Summer Office hrs:
Tuesdays: 8 am to 11 am and Wednesdays and Thursdays: 8 am to 2 pm.
Evening prayer service will be offered Wednesday evenings at 6:30 pm to 7 pm.
Reminder: The deadline for the September 2012 newsletter is Wednesday, August 15. Send all submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
“Breathing Under Water” group meets Wednesday evenings at 7 pm after evening prayer service in the choir room.
Finance Committee will meet next Wednesday, August 15 at 7 pm in the church library.
Pastor Reeni Cipullo, associate pastor of Christian Formation needs volunteers for church school on the following dates: August 12, 19 and 26, and September 2. Pastor Reeni will be at Ellingwood’s Corner UMC on August 12. Please contact Pastor Reeni directly at email@example.com. In other areas, Pastor Reeni is looking for old magazines to use in church school for collages.
Pastor Reeni Cipullo will hold a safe sanctuary class for all teachers, volunteers, nursery workers on Sunday August 19th from 6 – 8pm. If you are unable to make this class, please contact Pastor Reeni. A webinar, with Misty Huss from Group Publishing, will be scheduled for all teachers so they can learn about the new online curriculum “LIVE”. *We will not have a teacher training class on August 5th.*
Outreach will be providing dessert for the Salvation Army lunch on Wednesday, August 15.
HHUMC will be hosting a root-beer float on Saturday, August 18 at the Hampden Children’s Day festivities and later a spaghetti supper fundraiser at HHUMC from 4:30 pm to 6 pm. Don’t forget to sign up to help. Adults are $5, children are $2.50 and a family is $20. We still need help for the spaghetti supper.
Here is a terrific way to help our neighbors through the Hampden Neighborhood Food Cupboard-
Buy 4 Hannaford or ‘my essentials’ brand items and earn $1 coupon.
Maximum per shopping trip: 40 items earns $10 coupon
The goal is to spend as little as possible to earn the $10 coupon.
Here are 7 needed items that cost 59 or 69 cents:
59 cent items: green beans, corn, peas, (other veggies cost more), mac n cheese, spaghetti rings (plain, no meat)
69 cent items: chicken noodle soup, tomato soup
40 of the 59 cent items cost $23.60. 40 of the 69 cent items cost $27.60.
Can you help shop? Please drop items at HHUMC or HUCC.
The promotion runs through August 18. ‘my essentials’ is the new Hannaford store brand logo.
Thanks, Sue Ann Hahn