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Lynden United Methodist Church
Lynden, Washington
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THE PANTRY SHELF

For I was hungry, and you gave me food: I was thirsty, and you gave me drink: I was a stranger, and you took me in. Matthew 25:35 KJV 2003

Pantry

Happy Birthday to us! Please join us for our ALL CHURCH birthday celebration. We will gather after church on Sunday, April 24, to share a light lunch and birthday fellowship. Your only task will be to locate the table of your birthday month and enjoy the company of your birthmates.

If you are interested in volunteering for the Methodist General Conference to be held in Portland, Oregon, May 10 through May 20, you can sign up at www.gc2016pdx.org and click on the "First Time Volunteer" link.

Finally, we want to celebrate our High school and college graduates. Please let someone in the Outreach Committee know if you have a young person in your family graduating this Spring.

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APRIL BIRTHDAYS

4/1 - Don Clark

4/2 - Paula Hardman

4/4 - Jack Young

4/4 - Jean McGuiire

4/7 - Sarah Love

4/8 - LaVonne Smith

4/13 - Fred Hess

4/17 - Wil Brutout

4/20 - Phyllis Kahn

4/20 - Bernice Vossbeck

4/24 - Noriko Lao

4/27 - Randall Marston

4/29 - Cayla Samms

4/30 - Robert Chase

APRIL ANNIVERSARIES

4/14 - Richard & Sandy Schable

4/14 - Ed & Lois Polf

4/28 - Gaylen & Dot Brevik

NEW OFFICE HOURS

New office hours are now in effect.

The church office is now open Monday-Friday, 10:00 am-2:00 pm

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UNITED METHODIST WOMEN

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The UMW General Meeting will be Wednesday, April 20. There will be no Executive Committee meeting. Pot Luck Luncheon- Noon; Program & Meeting-1:00 pm. The program will be "Knitted Knockers", presented by Barbara Demorist. This is a program connecting knitters with breast cancer survivors to offer free products. After learning more about the program, you may want to help out. See the information posted on the board in the Fellowship Hall.

Again, a reminder of the Plant/Book sale on Saturday, May 21. Please start potting your plants and collecting the books, garden tools, etc., you wish to donate.

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IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS

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The Clark family, Kay & Everett Zuidmeer, Eleanor Shagren & family, Gaylen Brevik, Pat & Joanne White, Jane Young, the Doornenbal family, the Fraser family, Bev Honcoop, Bernice Vossbeck, Vivian Morris, Nancy Faber, Emily, Jose Velasco

Safe travels. Prayers for our Congregation. Prayers for those recovering from illness or injury. Prayers for the lonely or grief stricken. Prayers for our Nation & World. Prayers for those serving in the Armed Forces.

Prayer Vine

If you would like to add a joy or concern to the prayer vine, please contact Frances Shuler at 354-1943 and the vine will be activated. The following is our current prayer vine: Frances Shuler, Betty Oberwortmann, Bev Honcoop, Margaret Mustard and Eleanor Shagren.

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Fair Trade coffee, tea, cocoa & chocolate bars will be on sale in the Fellowship Hall, following church service, on the 3rd Sunday of each month. Help support small farmers.