From now until November 12th, WWAM is collecting the
following items for food baskets to give to needy families so
they can have a Thanksgiving meal.
Yams * Cranberry Sauce * Corn
* Green Beans * Soup *
Chicken Broth * Gravy * Stuffing *
Flavored Gelatin * Aluminum Foil *
Potatoes * Snacks * Beverages *
Pre-made Pies * Margarine/Butter *
Whipped cream * Turkeys * Rolls
Your help will be appreciated on November 18th at 9:30am,
to create these food baskets.
Stockings for the
Clients of Rescue Mission
The youth are collecting unopened
travel sized toiletries and tube socks for the clients of the
Twin Cities Rescue. Items needed
Shampoo, Conditioner, Hand Lotion, Body Soap, Hand Sanitizer,
Toothpaste, Combs, Deodorant, and Toothbrushes.
Our goal is to create 80 stockings to bless the needy in our
needy child overseas with not just a Christmas gift but the
knowledge of the greatest gift of all.
directions on how to pack them are available in our Sanctuary.
Please return them unwrapped by Sunday, November 19th. For
more information about this ministry check out
Adopt A Family
Adopt-a-Family Christmas Program has made a joyful Christmas a
reality for area families every year since 2002 thanks to the
Family Intervention Team (FIT) Foundation.
Families served have been identified by county Agencies,
Departments and schools as being among their neediest.
Once referred to the Program, families are
matched anonymously with donors who receive specific
information about the familyís needs and wishes to help them
shop for meaningful Christmas gifts.
For the eighth year, the United
Methodist churches in our Circuit will be providing the
coordination and support for this Program.
There are many opportunities for members of our church to
get personally involved in the Adopt-a-Family Christmas Program
so please consider the following:
1) Stop at the Adopt-a-Family table in the narthex on Sunday,
November 12 (between services and after second service) to
select a tag with the name and number of an individual family
member along with their specific toy, clothing, or household
item request. Shop
for this individual and bring back their gift, wrapped for
Christmas and tagged with their name and family number, by
Sunday, December 3.
2) Make a monetary donation by check made payable to the FIT
Foundation and mail it to FIT Foundation, P.O. Box 544, Yuba
City CA 95992. Donations through the FIT Foundation are
3) Provide an unwrapped new toy or new children's by Sunday,
December 3 for use as needed.
4) Sign up to assist in wrapping general donations received by
Wrapping parties are planned here at the church on Tuesday,
November 28 at 1:00 PM and Monday, December 4 at 1:00 PM.
TEAM will be
making and distributing bagged lunches on the last Wednesday of
each month from 1-3 p.m. As always, please let John Fero know
how many lunches you would like to hand out prior to the dates
for making them. Letís shoot for 60 lunches or more each month!