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Missions & Fundraisers

Our mission for August is to support the School supplies for Chenango Bridge Elementary Schools.  Lists will be posted in the fellowship hall of needed items.  

Other mission opportunities:

Annual Ice Cream Social for the Wyoming Children’s Home. The event is August 10, 5-8 PM at the Home on Chenango Street in Hillcrest.  We will have a booth with children’s crafts to make their evening more enjoyable! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED, please!

BLOOD DRIVE at the church, August 12, 1- 6 PM.  Sign up at www.redcrossblood.org, CHENANGOUMC.  We have donated 157 units to date- can we hit 200 by year end? Please ask a friend or family member to donate also!

The 4th Wednesday of each month we support the Men’s Rescue Mission on Whitney Avenue by delivering a PIZZA for the men to enjoy. Please call Donna and Tom James (607-648-7934) for additional information.

4th Sunday food donations are continuing to support CHOW as well as local food pantries. Please leave the food in the fellowship hall on the Missions Cart.

We have been supporting the St. Patrick’s Feeding and Clothing Ministry. One Thursday, they fed 47 families (1-8 people/family).  We have had several parishioners and family members volunteer on Thursdays, 9:30- 12 PM. Make some sandwiches, pack some food, help unload the CHOW truck- volunteers are needed! Please contact Wes or Karen if you are interested in finding out more information.  

Rolling suitcases. There are many homeless that need to carry all of their belongings in a suitcase. If you have a used, rolling suitcase that you would like to donate, please leave it in the Fellowship Hall. We will make sure it gets to an agency that will be able to distribute it!  

Knitting for the Lord has prayer shawls & prayer blankets available for those in need please contact Sue Alcott or Lynne Masland if you know of someone in need. Knitting for the Lord is once again accepting machine washable yarn. Thank you for all of your help & support in our missions.

Maines Give Back Program Fundraiser: For every twenty (20) dollars spent, our church receives $1.00. Obtain your Maines membership card application from the church secretary Monday – Thursday 8 AM – 1 PM or email: chenbridgeumc@outlook.com or from our website here. You may also apply directly at Maines store. If you apply directly in the store please give us your name so that we may add you to our list. Thank you!

Quality Steam Cleaning Fund Raiser for First United Methodist Church of Chenango Bridge. 10% of all work done will be donated to the church. Coupon is available from the church office or from our website here. You may also let Quality Steam Cleaning know that it is for our church fundraiser. For all questions and appointments please contact Quality Steam Cleaning: (607) 754-3462 or qualitysteamcln@aol.com.

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