1-Trustees are already planning a Fall Clean-Up around the Church buildings. Stay tuned for date.
2-Connecting Our Community Auction & Dinner is scheduled for September 9th. Tickets on sale now for $20.00, see Jane Hart. There are still a few to be purchased. Featured for the auction: Diamond Resorts Timeshare (thank you Hamptons!), An evening at the Red Stone Castle (thank you Stuarts!), 1/2 hour performance from the Front Porch Singers, a Dinner for 8 (thank you Mary Henson and Jean Gabardi), C. H. Rockey’s latest painting of the Manitou Town Clock as a digital print (thank you Rockey!), and 9 Sunday Sketches from Rockey. The Silent auction will go up for bidding on August 24th and conclude the night of the Dinner, September 9th, at 6:45 p.m sharp.
3-SEA Boundary Training , Sat, 9/16 @ UCC Parker w/Rev Dawson
4-Pastor Reid is on vacation for 2 weeks. In his absence worship service will be conducted on August 27 by Crystal Karr and September 3rd by Moderator, Deb Bornholdt.
5-Sept 10, Communion will be the second Sunday of September this year (September 10) with Pastor Jim Reid in the pulpit. This will also be Pastor Jim’s last day with us. We are planning a Farewell Celebration that will follow worship service that day.
6-Sept 17: Pastor Gaye’s first Sunday in the pulpit with a Welcome Reception after Worship Service.
7-Women’s Fellowship is planning a Christmas Bazaar for November 9th and 10th. Stay tuned for details as donations will be welcomed at a later date. The bazaar will be limited to only Christmas-themed Decor.
8-Women’s Fellowship needs helpers for Quilting Comforters. The next sessions are September 13th at 9:00 a.m. and a special session is planned for that evening at 6:00 p.m. No experience needed!
One comforter is being donated to Connecting Our Community Dinner & Auction (September 9th) and one to the November 9th and 10th, Christmas Bazaar.
Summary furnished by Church Secretary, Linda Baker.