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Faith-based Retirement Resources

There are many Christian communities around the country, catering to older adults of different religious denominations. This guide has information about what Christian senior living is, how it differs from standard care and what to expect from different Christian senior communities. It also has advice on how to find the right Christian community for you and some of the financial resources available to help you as you age. Your Guide to Christian and Catholic Senior Living Your Guide to Christian and Catholic Senior Living (seniorhousingnet.com)

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Have an announcement to share?  Email holmesgroveis4u@gmail.com. Thank you.

If you would like to purchase a Crop Walk T-shirt they are $7 each.  Darlene Reaves will have order forms.

 

 A HUGE thank you to our pastor and Worship, Revival and Hospitality teams for a wonderful and blessed revival, brunch, and gospel concert!

It's CHAIR YOGA for SENIORS!  Improve balance and strength, have some fun, fellowship and learn how to develop a healthy and productive lifestyle.  Join now.  Must be registered to attend for lunch.  Register with Nagatha or email holmesgroveis4u@gmail.com. FREE CLASS and LUNCH.  SUMMER SCHEDULE:  1 p.m. August 8, 22.

Rev. Henry will be preaching at St. Peter UMC in Randleman, NC on Sunday, September 3 at 3 p.m.

United Women of Faith will meet Sunday, September 10 immediately following Worship service in the fellowship hall.

Please register for the Basic Lay Servant Training Course. It will be taught via Zoom on 4 consecutive Mondays starting Sept. 11th. Please register at www.wnccumc.org.

Moriah UMC Mission Hotdog sale will be Saturday, September 9th from 11am-2pm. Join them for some delicious food, scrumptious desserts & fun fellowship.

Robert & Francine Scott will compete in the NC Senior Games State Championship in Cary, NC September 23, for the 50 yd & 100 yd free style swimming competitions.

Our next Children’s Church will be Sunday, September 24th at 9:15 a.m.

Moriah UMC is having a Seasonal Craft Fair on Saturday, September 30th from 9 a.m-4 p.m.

Bennett College Sesquicentennial Anniversary Celebration will be Sunday, October 1st at 3 p.m.

St. Matthews UMC Homecoming service will be Sunday, September 17 at 10 a.m. Revival services will be held nightly September 18 & 20 at 6:45 p.m. See details on bulletin board in vestibule.

Our Women’s Day Program will be on Saturday, September 23 at 11 a.m. Audrey Bennett-Coleman will be speaking about Finance for after 50 and Medicare.

Collins Grove UMC has invited Holmes Grove to their weekend celebration celebrating 148 years of service. Starting Friday, October 13-15. Please see the bulletin board in the vestibule for further details.

We are trying to update our church directory. Please make sure to fill out our update form, which is in the vestibule. If you would prefer to email us, please email the following info: Name, address, phone # (please mark if it is home or cell), & email address. Email info to holmesgrovechurch@gmail.com. Any questions, please don’t hesitate to call (335) 272-6302. Thank you!

Liturgists are still needed each Sunday to share God's word and announcements.  Imperfect people are needed and welcomed. The new August -October sign-up sheet is on the wall next to the office.  

Join us for Worship Service or listen on your car radio (106.3 FM from the parking lot) beginning at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday.    We look forward to seeing you in masks and social distancing! The service will also be posted here on our website and on Facebook and Youtube. 

Outreach of Holmes Grove and Moriah is collecting snacks, pencils, crayons, and funds for 4 one laptop for The Freedom Center for Creative Arts, an afterschool program. This will supplement the grant we were awarded for this program. https://www.facebook.com/TFCCREATIVEARTS/  https://myfreedomcenter.samcart.com/products/tfc-membership
 

Bible Study is every Wednesday, 6:30-7 p.m.  If you need a book, please see Dr. Rev. John Henry, Jr.  Zoom ID# 788 4352 8597.  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88452451260?pwd=Q2puMCtDZkNCUGorejJMWHZWd2lRQT09 You may also CALL IN at 1 301 715 8592.  We look forward to you joining us!

We have a lot to be thankful!  Find praise stories on our Praise and Pray page on the website.

Holmes Grove UMC Office is open Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please knock on the door and we will happily greet you. You can also email us at holmesgrovechurch@gmail.com or call (336) 272-6302. Thank you.

Want to share upcoming events or special notes?  Newsletter articles should be sent to holmesgrovechurch@gmail.com

The Outreach team is working with Moriah UMC on an initiative they are calling "Feed My Sheep."  THANK YOU to those who have been donating to the Blessing box! We still NEED pop top CANNED GOODS! We're looking for green beans, collard greens, blackeye and green peas, soups, tuna, canned meats, cereals, instant oatmeal and other nutritious items for the Blessing Box.  Toiletries are welcome, too. Please drop off items at the church on Tuesdays (10-2), or place them in the Blessing box. Toiletries on top and canned goods on the bottom. May God bless you for helping to feed those in need. Let's keep praying for 2022.

District Training webinar worth viewing: "Telling the Old Story in a New Way".  Here is handbook, too.

Anyone in need of prayer, have someone that is sick and shut in or in the hospital etc.? Please call the church office to leave a message on the answering machine at (336)272-6302.  Church Secretary Cindy is part-time, but she will check the messages and inform the pastor. Make sure you leave a call back number so that you can be reached.

A word of appreciation for all who faithfully contribute to benefit the church. May we always remain faithful in all areas of service.

Let's Celebrate SEPTEMBER Birthdays, Anniversaries & FALL!

Happy Birthday

7 Jasmin S.
8 Genesis D.
12 Michael W.
14 Elonzea W.
15 Drecien M.
16 Pilar F.
20 Cecelia D.
23 Sydney S.
24 Michara S.
28 Ollie H.

Happy Anniversary

7 Mr. & Mrs. D. Booker
11 Mr. & Mrs. A. Wright
12 Mr. & Mrs. R. Scott
17 Mr. & Mrs. T. Michael
27 Mr. & Mrs. S. Greenlee

Park in the Fall
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