CALENDARS: MARCH 2018
CHURCH NEWSLETTER: FEB 2018 AP
Homework Helpers Wednesdays at 6:30pm
Homework Helpers is Wednesdays at 6:30pm. If you are interested in participating but can’t come every week, please come at least once a month. The kids and parents are so appreciative, and this is a wonderful opportunity to help them succeed!
Fill My Cup Community Coffee House is 4 – 8pm on the second Saturday of every month
Enjoy Fair Trade coffee or tea, desserts and supper! The ping pong table is up, we have comfy chairs for relaxing, plus board games, conversation, free wi-fi and music. Kid-friendly with a supervised preschool playroom area for little ones if you’d like. Enjoy the connection of community with neighbors and friends, and enjoy an easy-on-the-wallet afternoon/night out. Everyone is welcome. All are welcome—bring your friends!
Adult Sunday School Lenten Study
We’re reading Catch a New Life from Abingdon Press. We meet in the Upper Room at 11:30am Sundays through Lent.
Our next Haller Lake Music Series concert is Saturday, March 10, at 7:00pm
Enjoy sopranos Malya Muth and Regina Thomas, and pianists Johanna Mastenbrook and Lucy Wenger, who will perform music of Strauss, Schumann, Bach, Brahms, and more. Your freewill donations fund these concerts. Thank you for your generosity.
For more information, please go to our music series website.
Meridian Street cleanup on Saturday, March 17
Our next Meridian Street cleanup is Saturday, March 17. We start at 9:00am in the church parking lot and finishes by 11:00am. Please bring a traffic vest and garden gloves if you have them. Please sign up in the Friendship Room, talk with any Service Team member, or call our office during the week at 206-362-5383 if you’re interested in pitching in.
Help distribute food at North Helpline Food Bank on Saturday, March 31
Meet there at 9:30am, or at 9:10am at church to carpool. Food bank donations can always be left in the grocery cart outside the Friendship Room. All non-perishable items are welcome, including paper products and food wrap as well as food!
PFLAG meeting monthly at HLUMC
On the fourth Tuesday of every month we welcome PFLAG, Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. This peer support group began in 1972 and is now worldwide, working to advance equality.
Give to disaster relief efforts
The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is working with disaster coordinators and early response teams to provide relief to the many people whose lives have been impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and other disasters.
To support efforts in U.S. states and territories, give to U.S. Disaster Response Advance 901670.
To give to non-U.S. territories in the Caribbean, and to empower other efforts around the globe, please donate to International Disaster Response Advance #982450.
Make your checks payable to Haller Lake UMC with the Advance number in the memo line and we will send all contributions to UMCOR. 100% of your designated donation to UMCOR goes directly to relief work.
To donate online, visit UMCOR’s website.
Pastor Austin’s sermons are available online
If you miss Sunday worship, listen to Pastor Austin’s sermons from our website.
The church and pastor have new email addresses