Again, we would like to take this opportunity to say THANK YOU to our Search Committee Members: Jill Albrecht, Gidget Brown, Joe Iselin, Ron Moersfelder, Jackie Naughton, Steve Picazo, and Katie Simenson. We sincerely appreciate all your determination, dedication, loyalty, and commitment to this search. We know how deeply devoted you all were, and we genuinely appreciate all of you. THANK YOU!!!
CONGRATULATIONS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS:
- Angelina Olson – continuing student at UW Madison
- Katherine Picaso – continuing student at UW Milwaukee
- Marissa Post – continuing student at UW Madison
- Joseph Schuler – continuing student at UW Madison
- Sedona Souther – new student at UW Madison
PLEASE TAKE A LOOK:
Take a look at the books, CDs, and tapes in the boxes in the parlor. If you want something, please take it will all disappear by the end of August.
AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED):
Did you know that Plymouth UCC has an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)? It is located on the wall next to the elevator. We will have training sessions after worship for anyone who is interested. Minimally, we would like all of the ushers to be familiar with it. We will meet at 11:15 a.m. on September 10th and September 24th.
MISSION TEAM NEWS:
The shoebox items for the month of August are school supplies. The collection bin is in the parlor.
The next Love Meal will be held on August 16. Please call Julie, 262-492-4713, if you are able to donate food or serve.
If anyone would like to do a cash donation to the blessing box supplies, that would be great. We will do the shopping. Please just make sure you mark it “Blessing Box” so that Steph knows what the donation is for.
Calling all crafters. We are in need of knitters or crocheters to make soap cozies for our Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes. If you need a pattern, please let the office know.
Sewers are requested to make Church World Service Emergency School Bags. The pattern can be found on their website cwskits.org under school kits or contact the office. We would like the school bags by August 15.
Our Community Garden, located behind the Burlington Methodist Church, is always in need of gardeners. You can help weed when you have time during the summer. For more information, please contact Katie Simenson at 262-210-9299. Below is a link to a video about the garden from Katie. She has been active in this since the beginning. All of this organic, fresh produce is harvested and donated to the Love Pantry.
PLYMOUTH CHILDREN’S CENTER:
The Plymouth Children’s Center will be holding a Family Fun Night and Open House on Thursday, August 17, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. They will be utilizing our parking lot for activities and will also have a food truck.
The next Book Group meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 22, at 1:30 p.m.
The September Epistle deadline is Wednesday, August 23.