Wednesday, November 25, 2015

“He enjoys much who is thankful for a little.”
~ William Secker

Sunday Scripture: Matthew 2: 1-6
Sermon: “Why Bethlehem?” 

Announcements and Upcoming Events!

Weston Council on Aging:   We are collecting food during Advent for the Weston Council on Aging. Items most needed (in order of need):
  • Canned Tuna, canned turkey, canned chicken, canned salmon, small snack packs, granola & cereal bars, snack-pack sized canned fruits (peaches, pears, applesauce), pasta, soup, low-salt peanut butter, low-salt jelly, low-salt canned vegetables, jello mixes, small box of dry cereal (no oatmeal), unsalted crackers, small juice bottles, cans, and boxes.
Christmas Cantata:  The Chancel Choir will be performing a Christmas Cantata on Sunday, December 13th during the worship service at 10:30am.  Invite a friend!

Caroling:  The youth and any church members are invited to go caroling on Dec. 13th at 12:30pm

Thursday, November 19, 2015

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”
~ Maya Angelo

Sunday Scripture:  Luke 17: 11-19
Sermon:  “Being Thankful for What We Don’t Have”

Announcements and Upcoming Events!

Annual Church Conference - Monday Nov 23 at 7:00 pm, District Superintendent, Rene Perez, presiding. We’ll vote on the Nominating Committee’s report and hear the reports of the different church committees. All WUMC members are encouraged to attend.

New Welcoming Statement passed unanimously at a special church meeting on Sunday Nov 15, 2015

Weston Council on Aging: We will be collecting food for the Weston Council on Aging beginning this Sunday through the Advent Season.  There is a box set up in the Narthex. Please bring unexpired canned goods, or make a monetary donation to help support this cause.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”
~ Joshua Marinapppp

Sunday Scripture:  Psalm 39: 4-8, Mark 10: 46-52
Sermon:  “Troubles and Hope”

Announcements and Upcoming Events!
Special Church Conference Sunday Nov. 15: There will be a special church conference after the worship service this Sunday in the sanctuary to vote on the Welcoming Statement.

Bible Study:  The Monday Evening and the Tuesday Morning Bible Studies will begin a six week study of Adam Hamilton’s When Christians Get It Wrong.  All are invited. The Monday Evening Group begins at 7:00pm with dinner and the Tuesday Morning Group starts at 10:30am. Both groups meet in the church parlor and are led by Rev. Melius.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”
~ Albert Einstein

Sunday Scripture:  Luke 19: 1-10
Sermon:  “Looking Down on Jesus”

Announcements and Upcoming Events!
Annual Church Retreat Saturday, November 7:  Join us at the church from 8:45 am to 3:30 pm. The cost is $15 and includes lunch. The Rev. Mike Clark, our retreat leader, will be speaking about Martin Luther King, Jr’s legacy. Mike is an excellent speaker and personally knew Mrs. King and her children. 

"Yogi & Boo Boo" Donations:  This is an ongoing drive to collect clothing, dishes, and toys for the families of those who visit the Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen at which we serve in Waltham. Place your bags of donations under the coat rack just outside the door to Parish Hall. Thank you for helping these folks and their families to survive, who have little or nothing of their own