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March Mission: Church World Service (CWS) donors & congregations provide thousands of CWS Blankets each year. These blankets can be a vital resource for someone needing a little support, warmth & encouragement. Last year, over 174,000 CWS Blankets & Kits were distributed throughout the world. The Unity Circle will be setting up tables to accept donations in the Narthex & Coffee Hour on March 24th & March 31st.  Questions?  Contact Bev Hamm 723-2864. Please donate to this worthy cause! 

Help us decorate our Sanctuary for Easter – Order your Easter Tulips. $7.00 each in memory or in honor of a loved one. Deadline for tulip orders is April 15th. Get your order form from the order forms section on this website or contact the church office 648-4339 to get one by email. Thank you for your support! Have a Blessed & Wonderful Easter with your family & friends!!

Special Lenten Services: 

Sunday, April 14th—Palm Sunday Worship, Palms procession & Passion reading with elements.

April 18th, 7:00 PM – Maundy Thursday Worship Service here  at Chenango Bridge UMC. Please join us!

April 19th, 7:00 PM. Tenebrae/Good Friday Worship Service: North Fenton UMC, 5984 State Rd 79, Chenango Forks, NY 13746. Please join us!

Saturday, April 20th, 10 AM, Here at Chenango Bridge UMC – Stations of the Cross. Please join us!

Sunday, April 21st—Easter Worship, Sunday, – Christ Has Risen – Please join us to Celebrate!

Ogden Hillcrest UMC: A series of short and different Lenten worship services, Wednesday evenings 7 PM, March 13—April 10th (For more information see the flyer in the back of the Narthex or the bulletin board outside the church office). Each week we will celebrate communion. All are welcome! 1061 Chenango St, Binghamton 13901; 723-2637; ogdenadmin@ogdenhillcrestumc.org 

Annual Oneonta/Binghamton Lenten Communion and Breakfast. Saturday, April 13th with coffee hour starting at 7:15 at Central United Methodist Church, 17 Nanticoke Ave, Endicott, NY; State Highway 26 near The Cider Mill, off Exit 67 North from State Highway 17 or State Highway 26 coming south from Whitney Point. Worship and Communion will begin at 8:00 am. Breakfast & Meeting to follow. Please contact Knud Hansen if you are attending so they have enough food. (contact church office for Knud’s contact information). Deadline: April 10th. For other questions contact; David Barnes, Coordinator, contact church office for David’s contact information.

If you drop off items to the CRC room please leave your name & contact information for the ladies. Thank you for your help & assistance.

Church Women United: Spring Fling (Annual Meeting) Wed., April 3, 10-Noon. First Congregational Church, 30 Main St., Binghamton, NY. Chairperson: Phyllis Martin.

Church Women United: May Friendship Day, Sat., May 4, 11 AM – 1 PM, Choconut Center UMC. Lewis & Airport Roads, Binghamton, NY. Chairpersons: Beverly Emmett & Gloria Benedetto. Theme: The Time is Now—Agree to Differ”

“LET’S GET READY TO RUMMAGE!!! We’re planning to have the sale around June 8th.  Anyone interested in being on the committee, please contact Jill Lyon at 204-0032.”

Pot Luck Luncheon Following the Worship Service the 4th Sunday of each month. Please bring a dish to pass & join us in fellowship hall for the luncheon!

Audio & Video Volunteers are Needed: Training will be provided. Please contact the church office; 648-4339 or Mike Howard (contact the church office for Mike’s contact information)  if you would be able to help. 

Coffee Hour: Volunteers Needed! Nothing fancy just light refreshments & coffee needed. Sign up sheet by the refreshments. Thank you in advance for your help.

Coupons to Care: Our program has helped many families, individuals & organizations. Please save your coupons. Put them in Sharon Quackenbush or Karen Hojsik’s mailbox. Help feed our neighbors through food banks and emergency requests. Shoppers are needed. For more information please contact Sharon Quackenbush, Karen Hojsik or Joyce Neumann.

Trustees Project Board in the back of the Narthex for those of you that may want to sign up for projects or may wish to contribute to a project. Please contact Hudda Aswad if you have any questions. Thank you.

Liturgists Needed: If you are thinking about it, but feel you can’t do a whole month, don’t let that get in the way. We can work around schedules. It is a nice way to participate in the service & serve both the Lord and the congregation. Everything you need is provided each week. Penny can email you the readings ahead of time, if you prefer. Talk to the other liturgists and get their perspective.  Please consider giving it a try!!  Thanks. Pam Wasley.

Wi-Fi Access at Church: If you would like access to wireless at the church please contact Mike Howard at: cbfumc@hotmail.com. Thank you

Reminder: 1st United Methodist Church of Chenango Bridge / Maines GiveBack Program: For every twenty (20) dollars spent, God’s church receives $1.00. Obtain your application of a Maines membership card from the church secretary Monday – Thursday 8 AM – 1 PM or you may request it by email from the church office as well at chenbridgeumc@outlook.com or you may get one from our forms & applications tab above. Our Maines account is “Chenango Bridge UMC” in order to receive the proper credit.

Fund Raiser for First United Methodist Church of Chenango Bridge.     Present this advertisement (below) and 10% of all work done will be donated to the church. For all questions and appointments please contact Quality Steam Cleaning. (You may also find this coupon in the back of the church or contact the church office.

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