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     Upcoming Message on Sunday, January 19

     Presented by Micah Gary-Fryer

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        Attendance

       January 12 - 90

SAVE THE DATE

Monday, January 13

Evangelism Meeting 7 pm

Wednesday, January 15

Finance Meeting 7 pm

Thursday, January 16

Thursday Bible Study 1:30 pm

Busy Hands 1:30 pm

Friday, January 17

Vegetable Beef Soup Sale

1-2 pm

Lifesong 7 pm

Sunday, January 19

Contemplative Service

8:45 am

Adult Sunday School Class

9 am

Kid & Teen Worship 10 am

Blended Service 10 am

Joyful Sounds Gospel Singers Concert, after services


 

 

 

GREEN POND UMC  LEADERSHIP
 

Senior Pastor: 
The Rev. Scott Freidgen-Veitch

       9711 Easton Road, P.O. Box 75,
      Kintnersville, PA 18930

       610-252-1837

       revscottfv@gmail.com

Youth Coordinator:

        Megan Schaeffer

         Green Pond UMC

         610-253-2731

         greenpondumcyouth@rcn.com

Council Chair & Acting Finance Chair: 
       Matt Matulewicz

        1401 Jeffrey Lane

        Easton, PA 18045

         610-703-4352

         matulewicz@rcn.com

 

Office Administrative Professional & Treasurer:

      Helen Boddy

      Green Pond UMC

      610-253-2731

      greenpondumc@rcn.com

Financial Advisor:

       Brad Schaeffer

       Green Pond UMC

        610-438-4664

schaefferfinancialandtax@yahoo.com

SPRC Chair:        

      Jeff Walters

     17 Alpine Dr.

      Easton, PA  18045

      610-428-1072

     jswalters@rcn.com

Trustees Chair:  

       Deanne Gade

       3589 Southwood Dr.

       Easton, PA 18045

        610-559-9938

        wagade@yahoo.com

Lay Leader:  

       Maxine Willoughby

       800 Fanning Mill Rd.

       Stewartsville, NJ 08886

       908-859-4844

        mhwillow@msn.com

Sexton:

       Linda Klump

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Events and Information

Kid's News

  • Kid Worship: at 10 AM for students in grades K-5. Runs through Sunday, June 7.

  • Teen Worship: at 10 AM for students in grades 6-12. Runs through Sunday, June 7.

  • Youth Group Winter Escape Retreat at Pocono Plateau: Once again our youth group will be attending a weekend retreat to be held January 24 – January 26, 2020. This event is open to students in grades 6-12. This programmed retreat includes lodging, food, a guest speaker, snow tubing, ice skating, and other fun games and activities. Registration closed! Parents who are interested in chaperoning please see Megan Schaeffer.

  • Family Game Night: February 21, 7-9 PM. Students of all ages and their families welcome! We will meet in the church lobby. Bring a board game and snack to share!

Missions News

  • Project of Easton Food Bank: are asking for donations of 'complete' pancake mixes and syrups as our regular donation. The supply of pancake mixes and syrup has been particularly low, so any help you can give with donations would be greatly appreciated. Your donations help people in our community more than you know. Our thanks for your continued support. 

  • Backpack Pals: Backpack Pals resumes! Time to bring in those crackers again! Crackers may be left on the mission shelf in the lobby. Thank you!!!!! Our next delivery date is Friday, January 31.

  • Ministry of Friends: Thank you to Boy Scout Troop 25 for serving the meal on 1/12! We are looking for folks and groups of folks to prepare a meal for the lunch we provide every Sunday at Safe Harbor in Easton. If you are interested in joining this awesome ministry at Green Pond, please contact Dianne DeSentis at dndesentis@yahoo.com. She will be able to answer any of your questions and provide you with info on how to become a part of this ongoing ministry.

General Announcements

  • Vegetable Beef Soup Sale: Sale/pick-up on Friday, January 17 from 1-2 PM. Any extra quarts will be sold the following Sunday (January 19) after services.

  • January Concert: This Sunday, January 19, after the 10 AM service, James Rufflin and the Joyful Sounds Gospel Singers will be performing a mini concert here. Invite your friends to come and join us for this joyful time!

  • Volunteers for Painting: We are looking for volunteers to help paint the lobby and hallway on a Saturday in the near future (date TBD). Willing to help out? Contact the church office to let us know!

  • Winter Weather Reminder: Not sure if services will be cancelled due to weather? On Sunday mornings, you can check WFMZ (Channel 69), call the office (610-253-2731) and listen for our answering machine, check for an email from us, or check the front page of our website. If we cancel/delay a service, we will let you know via these methods.

  • GPUMC Ride Share Program: Need a ride to get to Sunday School or Sunday morning services, or willing to provide one for someone else? Try out our new ride share program! Sign up sheets for requests and volunteers will be in the lobby. Any questions, contact Debra Norgard (863-660-2454) or Tina Kantong (484-542-2320).

  • Do you need a ride somewhere: Everyone needs a hand sometimes. Maybe help around the house? Pat Yadush is available to help with running errands, light housekeeping, laundry, meal prep, food shopping personal care, hygiene, and a friendly ear. Contact Pat at 484-602-6023.

  • Thursday Afternoon Bible Study Group: Meets Thursday afternoon 1:30 pm at the church. Feel free to come join us! Or see Jeff Walters for more details. Current material inspired by "How to Pray: The Best of John Wesley on Prayer" and Oswald Chambers' "Prayer: A Holy Occupation".

  • Altar Flowers Open Dates: January 26 - See the Flower Chart book on the Desk in the lobby or the sign up in the kitchen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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