Four folks will be departing Saturday, January 20, for our annual Costa Rica mission trip. Please be in prayer for Karen Anderson, Spencer Booz, Brenda Meyers, and Ryan Meyers. The team will join 18 members from First UMC, Loomis, CA, (Les and Jane Oliver’s daughter, Melanie, directs the Loomis team). They will be working at Palabra Vida Iglesia Metodista (Living Word Methodist Church) and will return on Sunday, January 28.
Volunteers needed to provide pots of chili and baked goods.
Our annual shoebox drive will be hosted at CUMC this year. CUMC bus barn will house the shoeboxes. Volunteers are needed at the bus barn to load trucks with shoeboxes for delivery to the national distribution center on the following dates. 5 volunteers are needed per shift.
- Monday, November 13 10 am to 2 pm
- Tuesday, November 14 10 am to 2 pm
- Wednesday, November 15 2 pm to 6 pm
- Thursday, November 16 10 am to 2 pm
- Friday, November 17 10 am to 2 pm
- Saturday, November 18 10 am to 2 pm
- Sunday, November 19 12 noon to 5 pm
- Monday, November 20 8 am to 5 pm
All adults are invited to join Les and Jane Oliver for CUMC’s annual fall mission trip. Again this year, the team will work through Reelfoot Rural Ministry in NW Tennessee near Dyersburg. The team will do repair work on homes Monday through Friday returning to Arkansas on Saturday, October 7. Our lodging will be at Bluebank Resort on beautiful Reelfoot Lake. The cost is $750 per person and includes transportation, lodging, most meals, and construction supplies. To save your spot, please make a deposit of $100 per person. Make checks to CUMC TN MISSION TRIP. For further information, contact Les Oliver.
Volunteers needed to pop popcorn.