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September 7, 2018 Edition

Dear Friends,
This Sunday, Sept. 9 is “Welcome Back” Sunday! 
Join us as we gather from our summer activities to welcome in the fall.  During worship at 9:30, we will kick off our church school year, introduce our yearly theme and enjoy hearing a special musical offering from the New Hampshire Troubadours.
After church join us for a cook-out at Lucy Mueller’s home on Lake Sunapee.  We’ll provide hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers and drinks; bring a side dish if you wish.  Canoe, kayaks, swimming available as well as plenty of room inside if it’s bad weather.  Come rain or shine! Directions are below.  Car-pooling is encouraged!
Lucy Mueller 10 Birch Point Road, Sunapee, 03782 
603-763-5812 or cell 413-695-6591.

Take Rte. 11 to Sunapee.  At the blinking yellow light at Rte. 11,
(Dunkin Donuts, Sugar River Bank, Methodist Church) turn left uphill on
Main Street into Sunapee Harbor. Lake Sunapee will be on your left.
Keep straight onto Lake Avenue, go about 1.5 miles along the Lake to
your first LEFT onto Birch Point Road.  #10 is 300 yards on the RIGHT,
long driveway pull in and park.

Friday, Sept. 14 – Chicken BBQ community supper from 5-7 at church.  
This is an important fund-raiser for our outreach programs.
Sunday, Sept. 16 – A brief all-church meeting 
will be held in the sanctuary immediately following worship to act on the proposed revisions to the by-laws.  Parish Committee will meet following coffee hour downstairs.
Sunday, Sept 23 – A special Sunday of music as we dedicate the new piano!  

We will lift up the new hymnals also.  If you would like to dedicate one, slips are in the basket on the back table in the sanctuary.  Cost is $28.

Sunday, Sept. 30 – CROP Hunger Walk around Pleasant Lake, starting at 1 p.m. 
This is the annual Church World Service walk to feed hungry people throughout the world.  Janet has materials for those of you who plan to walk.  The sooner you sign up, the more time you have to get sponsors!
Our Delegate from Zimbabwe is coming Soon!  
Abigail Sithole a member of Eastlea Church in Harare, Zimbabwe, our sister church, is coming as part of a delegation October 12-29.  We are so excited to be her host church!  If you are interested in spending time with her, hosting her for an overnight, or offering transportation please contact Rev. Sara.  Thank you!
New Member Sunday, October 14
We will be taking in new members on Sunday, October 14.  If you are interested in becoming a member of the church, or learning more about membership, please contact Rev. Sara.  
for this Sunday is Psalm 121

Food pantry request for September is large cans of juice,

especially 100% juice and low sugar.