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SCHEDULE OF UPCOMING EVENTS

THIS WEEK
Sunday, February 24
    9:00 AM: Small Group Bible Study
   10:00 AM: Celebration Sunday: Family Worship
   11:00 AM: Blue Ox Thrift Shop Committee Meeting
   5:00 PM: Youth Movie Night
Wednesday, Feb. 27 7:00 PM: Wednesday Night Bible Study with Pastor Matt

NEXT WEEK
Sunday, March 3
   9:00 AM: Lenten Bible Study
   10:00 AM: Family Worship
   11:00 AM: Church Council
   5:00 PM: Youth Group
Wednesday, March 6 7:00 PM: Ash Wednesday Service

LOOKING FORWARD
Sunday, March 17 After Service New Member Class with Pastor Kelly
Sunday, March 24 After Service New Member Class with Pastor Kelly

TUMC NEWS & INFORMATION

TUMC FINANCE CHAIR NEEDED:  Are you good with setting goals?  Do you have ideas to share about how to raise funds for TUMC?  If you are interested, or know of a good candidate, please contact Pastor Kelly or Pastor Matt.  

SUSTAINABILITY IDEAS: Are you interested or knowledgeable about environmental and green efforts? The church is looking to improve its sustainable practices and we need you! Any ideas and dreams are welcome. See Pastor Matt or Pastor Kelly if you are interested.

CHURCH MEMBER INFORMATION SHEETS - please take a few minutes to complete the database profile for your family.  TUMC is compiling up-to-date information about its members.  The more information is gathered, the better TUMC can serve its members.  Please click here to view the profile form, bring your completed form to church on Sunday, email to Pastor Matt or Pastor Kelly.  

TIME WITH THE PASTORS: Pastor Kelly and Pastor Matt would like to welcome anyone who is looking for extra time with the pastors. If you have questions, are wrestling with something or just want to grab a meal, please feel free to reach out to either or both of them. Remember they are always here for you!

COMMUNITY SERIES: Every Sunday, through March 3, Pastors Matt and Kelly will continue their sermon series on community, giving us some tools to talk about who we are and why we need each other. This is a great time to invite friends and neighbors to be part of our conversations!

HELP WITH TAXES: United Way of Hunterdon County is providing free tax preparation service. For more information or to schedule an appointment, see the flyer in the Narthex, visit www.uwhunterdon.org or call 1-877-652-1148.

TUMC UPCOMING EVENTS

BLUE OX THRIFT SHOP: The Blue Ox Thrift Shop committee will be this Sunday, February 24th immediately after service. All on the committee, anyone who has worked the shop, or anyone looking to help may join. In addition, the thrift shop is in need of hangers with clips for hanging pants, skirts, shorts, etc. and children’s hangers.For more information, please contact Loriann Fell or Alison Maclean.

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER: Pennington Presbyterian Church is inviting all neighboring churches to share in the celebration of World Day of Prayer on March 1, 2019 at 12:30pm. The event will begin with a complimentary lunch of bread, soup and beverages. Service will follow at 1pm in the sanctuary with time for discussion afterward. For more information, please see the flyer on the bulletin board in the Narthex.

ASH WEDNESDAY: Please join us for Ash Wednesday Service on March 6 at 7pm. All are invited to come and partake in the service.

LENTEN BIBLE STUDY:  Join Chris Kamph Sunday mornings at 9am during Lent to discuss The Case for Easter by Lee Strobel.  Click here to order the book at Amazon Smile.  

MEMBERSHIP CLASS: If you are not yet a member of our church and are interested in getting more information and starting the process to officially join our community, mark your calendars! Pastor Kellywill be hosting a new member class March 17 andMarch 24 after service. See Pastor Kelly for more details on how you can get involved!

TUMC's ANNUAL BASEBALL OUTING: Join us at Arm & Hammer Park on Friday June 8 to see the Trenton Thunder take on the Erie Seawolves (Detroit) at 7pm (a porkroll Friday event). We have a block of tickets reserved at a cost of $8.00 each. For questions and to reserve your seat contact Pete Ronaghan.  Come earlier to see Matt and Kelly make a Thunder First Pitch!

SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY: Join us Sundays at 9amas we continue to read and discuss of The Anatomy of Peace. This book is being used across the GNJAC and is available at Amazon Smile or your local library. 

YOUTH GROUP: There will be a youth movie night Sunday, February 24th at the parsonage. Bring your youth and tell them to invite their friends. Don’t forget to join us every Sunday at 5pm for our usual Youth Group gatherings.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY: Will continue withPastor Matt on Wednesdays at 7pm. We will be studying the life and writings of the Apostle Paul.

 EARN MONEY FOR TUMC SIMPLY BY SHOPPING!

AMAZON SMILE: Holiday shopping is right around the corner.  Make sure you have amazon smile set up before you shop.  When you use smile.amazon.com, and select TUMC as your beneficiary, a portion of all sales will be donated back to the church!

BUY SCRIPT: Shop at ShopRite? You can buy gift cards at the church and a portion of the profits come back to the church. It is easy, doesn’t cost you additional money, and helps raise money for TUMC!  Buy them for yourself or give them as a gift.  There are cards in denominations of $10, $20, $50, and $100.  Make checks payable to TUMC, and write ShopRite on the memo line. The cards can be used immediately in any ShopRite in the USA! TUMC gets 5%. It's a win-win; if you shop at Shoprite there's no reason not to do it!  Thanks for your support!  Questions?  Claudia Aruta.   

TUMC NEEDS VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH VARIOUS THINGS:


THE LATEST FOOD PANTRY LIST: Black Beans, Chili, Canned Salmon, Pancake Mix, Hand Soap, Beef Stew, Spaghetti, Catsup, Chef Boyardee, Syrup, Crackers, Canned Chicken, Detergent, Rice-a-Roni, Toothpaste, Paper Towels, Depends and Shampoo. Thank you, from Joe McGrath, Director.

OFFICE CONTACT: If you need to contact our administrative assistant, Samantha Tomaro, please reach out to her at ttvumc@gmail.com or leave a message at (609) 737-2622. She normally works Tuesday and Thursday evenings, with additional time on either Friday nights or Saturday mornings.

SUBMITTING INFORMATION FOR THE BULLETIN AND NEWSLETTER - If you would like to submit information for the weekly church bulletin, please send email ttvumc@gmail.com no later than Tuesday. Information from the weekly bulletin is shared for the E-Newsletter.  

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