October 2018   
This Week's Events


Early Worship Service
9:00 AM
The Early Worship will be in the Fellowship Hall.
Sunday School
10:00 AM
Worship Service
11:00 AM
The Worship Service will be in the Sanctuary
5:30 PM
The UMYF will meet in the Youth Room


Morning Bells
2:00 PM
Will meet in the Bell Room
Daisies Scouts
6:00 PM
will meet upstairs in the Scout room
Church Council
6:30 PM
The Church Council will meet Monday, October 22nd at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room


Jubilant Ringers
6:15 PM
will meet in the Bell room


Disciple Fast Track Bible Study
9:00 AM
will meet in the Ed Jones Conference Room at 9:00 am and again at 6:30 pm.
Disciple Fast Track Bible Study
6:30 PM
will meet in the Ed Jones Conference Room at 9:00 am and again at 6:30 pm.


Trunk or Treat
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Our Annual Trunk or Treat will be on Saturday, October 27th from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in conjunction with the Community Boo Fest. If you are able to provide a trunk, please sign up in the connector. This annual event is open to our church
families, our preschool families, and the community. Join us for hot dogs, chips, drinks and lots of family fun and fellowship.
Leader: Jay White

Outreach Ministries

The Outreach Council supports the following organizations this year with funds and action:

  1. UMVIM- worldwide Methodist Ministries -  http://umvim.org/
  2. Salkehatchie- High School and College missions to upgrade housing for SC people in need   - http://www.salkehatchie.org
  3. Rhett Thompson Ministry  - strengthening the UMC in Panama -  http://rhettthompson.weebly.com/
  4. Red Bird Ministry –Spiritual, physical, educational and economic help in Appalachia    -       http://www.redbirdconference.org/
  5. Hope in Lancaster Inc.-  short term emergency assistance to Lancaster citizens      http://hopeinlancaster.org/
  6. Lancaster Children’s Home- safe haven for county children in need-  http://www.lancasterchildrenshome.com/
  7. Meals on Wheels- meals delivered to Seniors and shut-ins-    http://www.lancastermow.org/
  8. Clinton Family – guidance and support for single Mom with kids at Clinton Elementary
  9. Community/Church Meal- in concert with other committees, a 3rd Monday Meal for the general Community & Congregation
  10. Habitat for Humanity- building and renovating affordable housing -  http://www.habitat.org/cd/kit/homepage.aspx?page=hfhlancaster

In addition, Outreach coordinates ad hoc and seasonal events such as December’s Angel Tree (gifts for needy children), Shoeboxes for Seniors (holiday gifting).

Reach out and help us helping others!     Contact Jay White jwhite@morrisontexmach.com

  1. Flood Bucket List
  2. Five Gallon bucket with resealable lid
  3. Buckets from fast food restaurants or bakeries can be used if washed and cleaned.  Do not use buckets that have stored chemicals such as paint or pool cleaner.  Advertisements on the outside are acceptable.
  4. Liquid Laundry Detergent (Two 25 oz. or one 50 oz. bottle only)
  5. Liquid Household Cleaner (12-16 oz. liquid cleaner that can be mixed with water.  No spray cleaners.)
  6. Dish Soap (16-28 bottle any brand)
  7. 1 can of air freshener (Aerosol or pump)
  8. 1 can of insect repellent  (6-14 oz. aerosol or spray pump with protective cover)
  9. 1 scrub brush (Plastic or wooden handle)
  10. 18 cleaning wipes (Handy wipes or reusable wipes.  No terry cloths.  Remove from packaging)
  11. 7 sponges (Remove from wrapper)
  12. 5 scouring pads (Remove from wrapper)
  13. 50 clothespins (Remove from packaging)
  14. Clothesline (Two 50 ft. or one 100 ft.  cotton or plastic.)
  15. 24 roll heavy duty trash bags (Remove from box)
  16. 5 dust masks
  17. 2 pair of disposable waterproof gloves (Rubber or Latex.  Remove from packaging)
  18. 1 pair of working gloves (Cotton or leather)
  19. Notes:
  20. -All items must be new except for the actual bucket and lid.
  21. -All cleaning agents must be liquid and in plastic containers.  No powders, please.
  22. -If you cannot find the requested size of a liquid item, use a smaller size.  Including larger sizes of any item will prevent the lid from sealing.
  23. -UPS, FEDEX and the US Postal Service will not ship buckets containing bleach.  In such case, you may leave the bleach out of the bucket.
  24. -If all of the items on the list are not included, please put a label on the bucket indicating what has been omitted.
  25. -Cleaning buckets are only used in within the United States.  They are not to be opened to verify the contents unless there is indication some items have been omitted.
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