BEERS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS – will be available online or at church in the Narthex. Completed applications are due by Sunday June 13, 2021. The distribution date will be de-termined in July 2021.
BIBLE STUDY – We will meet again in person, at the church on Monday, May 10th at 7:00 pm. We will be studying the book of Acts. Everyone is welcome to attend.
RUMMAGE SALE – The date for our sale has been set for Friday and Saturday, September 24th and 25th. We will let you know when it is ok to start bringing items to the church. In the meantime, keep collecting your nearly new treasures. No elec-tronics please.
NORTH DISTRICT NIGHT – at the Irons Pigs vs. Rochester Red Wings. June 11th at 7:05 PM. Tickets are $12.00 each. Tick-et price is $11.00 plus $1.00 for District Mission Project—Camperships for Pocono Plateau. (each ticket includes $2.00 towards food at the stadium). Please contact Arline if you want tickets.
P.U.M.P – Families need help getting food or know of someone who does? PUMP serves limited income families from the com-munities of the Bangor Area School District, Wind Gap, Pen Ar-gyl, and Martins Creek with food supplies. Canned, frozen or fresh foods are distributed including meats, dairy, fruits and vegetables, cereals/bread/grains, numerous miscellaneous items. The food pantry is open Monday’s from 9:00 AM to noon at 111 State Street, Portland (In the Fire Hall build-ing). Clients who meet federal income guidelines can come for food every two weeks. Follow the pantry on Facebook under Portland Upper Mount Bethel Food Pantry.
How you can help PUMP?
Non-perishable food donations are graciously accepted by the pantry. Please place food donations in the Narthex basket for PUMP. The pantry gives food to about 125 families weekly.
PUMP is also in need of ongoing financial support and currently needs to buy a fork lift and truck. Donations can be sent to PUMP, PO Box 69, Portland, PA 18351, or taken to the pantry on Monday mornings.
SLEEPING MATS FOR THE HOMELESS – will be meeting on Thursday June 3rd at 9:30 am. Hope to see you there.
If you would like to speak to Pastor Peter please call or text him 609-504-2881 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arline Brigham, church secretary, can be reached in the office on 610-588-7317, or on her cell phone 610-810-6463.
COMING EVENTS :
TUESDAY – Jun 1st Daisies 5:30 PM Boy Scouts 7:00 PM
WEDNESDAY – Jun 2nd Lions 7:00 PM
THURSDAY – Jun 3rd Sleeping Mats 9:30 AM Cub Scouts 6:30 PM
IGIVE.COM – We can earn money for our church just by shopping on the internet. When you start shopping online go to iGive.com. If you never used UMC Market you will have to set up a login and password and connect your account to Richmond UMC. Find the store you want to shop at. Click onto the store website and make your purchases. Since you went through iGive.com, our church will receive a donation.