October Mission Collection
During October, the United Methodist Women will collect new and gently used blankets for United Methodist Open Door to distribute this winter.
Mission collection items can be left in the designated area by the St. Francis window in the lobby.
Walktober Challenge
The Healthy Congregations Ministry Team is challenging you to participate in Walktober. This community-wide program encourages 20 minutes of physical activity five or more days of the week. Register here. All registered participants affiliated with AUMC who email their monthly activity to Shelley Rich will be entered to win a FitBit.
October 10: UMW Tour of Grace Med
All women of the church are invited to join us as we tour Grace Med. Meet in the church parking lot @ 10 a.m. to carpool. Lunch will be @ 12:30 p.m. at the Artichoke. Please RSVP to Sondra or Linda.
We would like to take some donations to Grace Med. They would appreciate dental kits (toothpaste, brush, floss), small stuffed animals, and receiving blankets.
October 10: Presentation to Stop Suicide
Please join the Healthy Congregations Ministry Team at 7 p.m. on October 10 for a presentation to Stop Suicide. Listen to the personal story of a family touched by suicide, followed by a question and answer panel. You can make a difference! Please RSVP to Traci in the office.
October 14: 90 and Over Pajama Party
Our next “90 and Over” Gathering is at 10 a.m. on October 14. We will have a pajama party! If you have a neighbor, friend, or relative who is 90 or over, invite them; all are welcome to join our group for fun and fellowship.
October 26: Aldersgate Swinging Duffers
Our next outing is October 26, 9 a.m. @ the Derby Golf Course.
Duffers is a group for all ages and genders, for golfers and not-yet-golfers. We play a scramble, best-ball type game; your only obligation is to have fun!
October 27: Halloween Tailgate and Trunk-or-Treat
The annual Halloween party is from 5-7 p.m. on October 27. We need lots of vehicles to pass out candy, trunk decorated or not. There are also concession for $1 each, and all proceeds go towards next summer’s Rocky Railway VBS.
December 7: Children’s Christmas Pageant
Be sure to attend the annual children’s Christmas pageant on December 7 @ 6:30 p.m. There will be a cookie reception following.