Young Adult Lunch - Sunday March 9, after the 10:30 service
Chinese New Year Dinner - Sunday March 16, 2pm, at the Teppanyaki Restaurant (Phillipsburg). All adults are invited to join The Friendship Club for fellowship and their annual Chinese New Year dinner! Meet at The Teppanyaki Restaurant (near the theater and ToysRUs). RSVPs are required (we must make a reservation with the restaurant). Please RSVP to June Lance (689-0608) or Betty Dux (689-5456).
Monthly Chimes Deadline - Monday March 17, 9am. Cover article: Youth.
Sunday School Heifer International Party - Sunday March 23, 9am. Enjoy animal-themed fun, and vote for what animal will be donated this year!
Italian Feast - Order by March 23, Pick-up March 28 or 29. Place your order for delicious, home-made stuffed shells, sausage & peppers, or meatballs! Order forms are on the "Opportunities table in Fellowship Hall. Proceeds go to the Capital Campaign. (Editor's note...feedback from the last Italian Feast, & from the homemade BBQ sauce, has been incredibly positive!)
Hope in the Hills of Warren - Volunteers, grow in faith through service! Volunteers are needed for home repairs, yard work, or support for the workers. Applications are available at www.hopeinthehillsofwarren.org, on the table outside of the office, or through the office (689-0105) Mon-Fri 9am-noon.
Apply by March 28.
Sunday School Bring-A-Friend Day - Sunday April 6.
Family Art Night - Sunday April 6, 1-3pm.
Maundy Thursday Worship Service - Thursday April 17, 7:30pm.
Good Friday Worship Service - Friday April 18, 7:30pm.
Hope in the Hills of Warren - Two weekends, April 25-27 and June 27-30.
Rummage Sale! - April 26, 9am-3pm. We will start collecting items on April 20th.
National Day of Prayer - Thursday May 1. Come to an ecumenical prayer service outdoors in our courtyard. More details to follow!
Mondays 7:30pm - Join Pastor Jean for a 5-week study, using the book "Catch, Monday evenings through 3/24.
Sundays 9:15am throughout March - Join Deacon Marilyn Balzer for an Adult Lenten Study "Give Up Something Bad for Lent.
GROUP & COMMITTEE MEETINGS
UMW - First Mon. of each month. Next: March 10 at 7pm.
Trustees - Third Tues. of each month. Next: March 18 at 7:30pm.
Council - Fourth Tues. of each month. Next: March 25 at 7:30pm.
OPPORTUNITIES TO HELP OTHERS
Caring Cupboard Needs - Current needs: lots of cold cereal, lots of saltine or ritz crackers, lots of jelly, canned mixed vegetables, soap, detergent, dish detergent, peanut butter.
Caring Closet Needs - Gently-used clothes and bedding (sheets, blankets, comforters, and pillow-cases). Also, substitute volunteers. Please contact Susan Stone.
Washington Food Pantry Needs - Paper Towels, Toilet Tissue, Napkins,
For the Church Office - Thank you for the generous donations! We are well-supplied now :-)
PARISH and COMMUNITY EVENTS
Bible Study - Thursdays 7pm at the Port Colden UMC. (Leader: Pastor Evan, 223-1323.)
Spaghetti Dinner - Saturday March 8, seatings at 5pm and 6:30pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Washington. The Adult Choir and Carillonaires invite you to enjoy great food and entertainment. For tickets and info, call 689-2547.
Pancake & Sausage Dinner - Tuesday March 11, 4pm-7pm, at the Broadway UMC.
Community Lunch - Saturday March 15, 11am-1pm, in Fellowship Hall. Hosted by Asbury UMC and Warren Hills Memorial Home.
Warren Hills High School "MAGIC Grant Fundraiser - Saturday March 22, 5:30pm. For details, go to www.whptsa.org, or contact Elizabeth Smith (908-283-3411 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Parish Breakfast Meeting - Saturday April 5, 9am, at McCrea (Port Murray) UMC. Come and hear about the happenings throughout our Parish!
Coffee Hour--after the 8:00 & 10:30 Services (see sign-up sheet for hosting).
Youth Group--Sundays 6pm-8pm. (Check calendar for special changes!)
Choir - Wednesdays, 7:15pm.
Friday Folders--Fridays, 10am in the Library, to fold bulletins
Book Sale/Book Nook - Mon-Fri 9am-noon and Sun. mornings (self-serve)