The Grocery Cart – The donations for the Grocery Cart for May go to our own St. Matthews Area Ministries (ST. MAM) food pantry. Items most needed are: Canned meats (tuna, chicken, salmon, sardines, etc.), Chef Boyardee products, Hamburger Helper, Ramen Noodles, Canned Fruit, Canned Veggies, Toilet Paper, Deodorant (men’s and women’s). Questions/concerns? Contact Wilma Bennett at firstname.lastname@example.org or 459-7705.
Men’s Book Forum – The Harvey Browne Men’s book forum will be meeting Wednesday, May 30 at 1:00 PM at the church in room 206. We will be reviewing the book “Murder On The Orient Express” by Agatha Christie, recommended by Hal Cole. Hope to see you there.
Book Talk – Booktalk for May 29 at 11:30 AM in the Barret Room will be The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu and their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer. Visitors are welcome. For information contact Sarah Grant at 239-1927.
Summer Services – Beginning on June 3 and continuing through the summer, we will have one 10 AM service in the sanctuary for the entire congregation.
Food Truck Fridays are Returning Soon – Join us on June 15 for the first Food Truck Friday of 2018! We will be having the El Mambo food truck, Smok’N Cantina, Lexie Lu’s, and The Cookie Cabin. There will be plenty of activities for kids and admission is free, however, seating is limited so please bring some outdoor chairs. Craft and domestic beers will be for sale for $3.50 and $4.50: Blue Moon, Corona, Great Flood Brown Ale, Sam Adams Boston Lager, Miller Lite, Coors Lite, West 6th IPA, Angry Orchard, and Mike’s Hard Lemonade. Cash only for beer sales. Be sure to save the dates for the entire season of Food Truck Friday’s: June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21, and October 19 (or the third Friday of each month.) If you know of any food trucks that are interested in being scheduled for future events this season, please have them contact Kathy Williams directly at email@example.com. Hope to see you there!
Bread for the World Offering of Letters– Thanks you for your great support of this year’s Offering of Letters! A total of 194 letters have been mailed to Congress: 73 to Mitch McConnell, 63 to John Yarmuth and 58 to Rand Paul. During this season of budget preparation it is extremely important that our members of Congress hear from us. This is our chance to be a voice for the millions who are voiceless in other countries and to add our voices to those who need our help in the U.S.
Vacation Bible School 2018 (VBS) – Under Construction uses a construction theme to help children see themselves as partners in the work of building Christian community. It teaches the value of Christian service and introduces them to the ministry of Habitat for Humanity. Join us from June 18 to June 21 on this great journey, please contact Terry Hargrave at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information See the Registration form on the Vacation Bible school tab. The Deadline to register is June 3.