Open House reception for Jessica and Michael Rhodes, at NLUMC, Sat., Aug 20th, 2-4 PM to celebrate their recent marriage.  They are visiting from Mankato MN.  Jessica is Norma and Richard Miller’s granddaughter

             Looking for volunteers to sing, entertain and provide a caring presence.  NLUMC is planning a Nursing Home Visitation program for a Sunday in September.  Please contact Norma Miller or Pastor Ted if you can help minister.

We are collecting school supplies for children in Mrs. Cathy Kinley’s classroom at Butler Elementary School on Aug. 28 at worship.  Needed items include:  7” scissors, Clorox or Lysol Wipes, #2 Pencils – Plain wood, Color Markers, Color Pencils, Glue Sticks, Pocket Folders, Ballpoint Pens, Tissues, Pink Erasers and Backpacks.

Plan to welcome Rev. Karen Oehl, new Mid-Ohio District Superintendent at one of the following receptions from 2-4PM:  Galion First UMC, Aug. 28; Cardington First UMC Sept. 18.  

Mid-Ohio is in desperate need of trained and certified Emergency Response persons!  East Ohio Conference is offering Emergency Response Training on “Providing a Christian Presence in the Aftermath of Disaster” on October 29, 2011, 8:30 AM at the Epworth Center, Bethesda OH.  Cost is $25.00.  Lunch is provided.  Please contact Pastor Ted for details.