At ARUMC This Week -

The annual Festival of Thanks dinner will be November 15 at 6:30 pm. We need side dishes and desserts to share. Invite your friends and neighbors. If you can also provide a turkey for the dinner, let Janie Guess know by email jguess4415@gmail.com or text 864-908-0453.

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Please visit the sign-up table in the narthex where you can volunteer to help with the shopping (December 9) and home repair Christmas missions (December 16 and 17) and the feeding of those participating. Sponsors for the shopping at $40 per child are also needed.  See Steve Varda.

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Please consider donating for the purchase of new Christmas trees. You can mark your check “trees” and put it in the collection plate. Goal is $1300.  Questions to Beth Patterson.  And, thinking Christmas, as your group plans holiday events or discovers them at local churches, please share them with Connections in time for the Advent activity list.  Thanks!

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ARUMC will host free income tax preparation for elderly and low income people. Volunteers will greet the taxpayers and do tax returns. Training will be provided.  Please contact Ron Young to help.

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To make a donation to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey, please designate your gift to: ARUMC for:  UMCOR.  Donation of supplies information can be found at relief supplies.

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The 2018 Adult Spiritual Life will meet in North Charleston on February 6-8, 2018. Registration is $50 per person through 12/01/2017.  See adult retreat for more details.

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To join the ARUMC Lector List to read Scripture, please write to Beth Patterson, momslostx3@gmail.com, or call 845-514-4446. Contact Connections@AugustaRdUMC.org if you wish to volunteer for or join any church activity- we’ll get you connected!

page-dividerChildren’s Church is in need of a few more volunteers.  The lessons are planned out and ready for you.  You only serve once every 6 weeks.  And you always have another adult in the class to team up with.  Please let Ann Hastings know if you are willing to serve in this important ministry.

page-dividerVolunteers to provide and serve communion during the year are asked to contact Janice Gordon.page-dividerConnections team has a mailbox in the narthex. It’s faster to email Connections@AugustaRdUMC.org but this is another option.

page-dividerPrayer blankets may be requested through Pastor David.

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