Family Promise Update

Marsha Cornell

Our Church has responded enthusiastically to help families in need. Here are five ways you can be involved:

RUMC Upcoming Host weeks: April 5-12 (spring break), Sept. 6-13, Dec. 20-17 (Christmas Week)
1. We would like to plan the vacation weeks well in advance and especially provide some activities to help make Christmas a special and joyous time for the families! If you have ideas of ways to make Christmas special please contact Pastor Melissa or Marsha. Check your calendars and see where you can help now and let Marsha (826-2080) or Pastor Melissa (220-9738) know.

2. Become an Office Angel/Helper at the Day Center, contact Ashley at 268-0373
Bed Race Fundraiser March 21, help with the RUMC Race Team or come out and cheer them on! It was a fun time last year and promises to be bigger and better in 2015!

4. Get your taxes done and help Family Promise at the same time! FP gets $20 for each client sent to H & R Block.
Contact the Family Promise office at 268-0373 for more information.

5. RUMC needs a gently used recliner chair for the volunteer room. If you have one you would like to donate, please contact the church office.

Last but certainly not least, MANY THANKS to all who served/donated to our last host week in January:
Meals: Brenda Helmly, Marijoe O’Bannon, Jeff Helmly, Margie Blewett, Betty Steese, Herb & Kay Jones, Monica Harris and Girl Scout Troop 30387, Marsha Cornell

Over Night Hosts: Herb & Kay Jones, Jane Callahan, D’Ve Wilkins, Brenda Honeycutt, Ralph Long, Marsha Cornell, Pastor Melissa and Chris

Set Up/Clean up: Keith & Marsha
Cornell, Wayne Harris, Wesley Dawson

Laundry: Ruth Hedrick, Martha Zeigler, Donna Leach

SPECIAL THANKS to Chris Griffis for organizing and setting up our storage area in the social hall closet.


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