Want to sing or play bells? Chancel Choir rehearsal begins Wednesday, 6-7 pm. A bell choir will meet a few times later this fall to learn 1 or 2 songs for Christmas. Please think about joining one or both of these! Contact Jolene Stubby for more information.
Join the Son-Shine Express! Come at 5 pm Wednesday to help assemble meals and goodies to be used for those recovering from illness and surgery, and for worship visitors.
The deadline for women to sign up for the Sept. 13 UMW Guest Day trip to Lebo is Thursday. Please register on the sheet on the office window.
The Men’s Monthly Breakfast is 7 am Friday at Across the Borders restaurant. All men are invited!
Footprints Youth Group meets Sunday evenings at 5:30 pm. Middle and high school students are invited for dinner, a lesson, and activities. For more information contact Richard or Susan Croll. Volunteers are needed to prepare dinners. Our youth will be attending the district Project Revolution lock-in next weekend.
Volunteer Schedules are on the church office window. Please sign up if you can help with any of these opportunities: Hospitality servers are needed for Sept. 17. Ushers are needed for 10:30 service Sept. 24. Mowers are needed for several September weekends.
School supplies are on sale now. Stock up for November’s Bishop’s Round-Up collection. Supply lists are in the narthex for you to take shopping with you.
Please share your BUMC students’ post-high school education fall addresses on the bulletin tear-off strip. We want to keep in touch with our students!
Twenty buckets is our goal! Cleaning Supply Buckets for UMCOR distribution in Houston, Texas are being collected. A specific supply list for you to take shopping is in the narthex, along with a sample bucket. Completed buckets are needed by Tuesday, Sept. 12. Want to donate money toward bucket supplies? Please make your check out to BUMC by Sept. 10 to allow time for purchase and organization of the supplies. UMCOR places the value of each completed bucket at $65.
A New Class studying “Key United Methodist Beliefs” begins Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 7 pm. This class, led by Pastor Scott, will be the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month in the BUMC library. Let Pastor Scott or the office know if you’re interested so material can be ordered, please.
Our 2nd annual Community Fiesta Dinner to raise funds for the 21st mission trip to build homes in Mexico is Saturday, Sept. 16 from 5-7 pm. Please consider how you can support this fun community event. A dessert sign-up sheet is on the office window.
Men are invited to an 8:30 am breakfast and speaker/program discussing men’s ministry at Green Acres restaurant near Vassar with Lyndon UMC men on Saturday, Sept. 16. A registration sheet is on the office window. Departure is at 7:30 am from BUMC.
The Adult Sunday School Class is studying C.S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity. Join the discussion at 9:30 am in the BUMC library each Sunday. Child care is provided.
Youth Sunday School for Middle and High School students starts on Sunday, September 17, 9:30-10:15am in the youth room upstairs. The New Testament is this year’s focus.
MOPS begins its fall meetings Wednesday, 9-11 am. Those interested in being mentor moms, and child care helpers should contact Darla Jones or Tawny Decker about this once or twice-a-month ministry opportunity.