ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

It's a Back To School celebration!  Bring all of our youth as we pray for them and celebrate their return to school at 9:15 Sunday morning, September 18.

THANK YOU, Jolie Duah & VBS Committee for an amazing Vacation Bible School and Concert!  May God continue to bless you for the work you are doing in His name!

 

Outreach (Garry and Shelby) is now collecting for the annual BackPack Beginnings AND Crop Walk 2022 fundraisers.  If you would like to donate towards one or both, please put your donation in your church envelope and provide the organization name and the dollar amount.  Holmes Grove will be collecting donations until November 6.

We are looking for more helpers in our community garden or get your own raised garden bed. If you are interested, please contact Greg Greenlee.

Movie and bowling nights are being planned.  Please sign up and let us know you're interested!  Sign-up sheets are outside the pastor's door.

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. 

Holmes Grove Finance Committee now has an email address to help answer any of your questions please contact them at: holmesgrovechurchfinance@gmail.com

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

Those who requested Safe Sanctuary Training should have received an e-mail giving you access to the self-paced training.

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 a new 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.

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Let's Celebrate SEPTEMBER Birthdays, Anniversaries & Summer!

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

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