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Sue Anderson April 25th

Donna McCleary April 28th

****Adult Church School Study: We will be taking a short break and be starting again on April 30th with News Headlines and The Bible.

****If you are among those whose financial giving is done other than offering during worship, we invite you to simply put a "Financial Giver" card (found in the pews) in the offering plate as an act of worship. On-line giving with a debit or credit card is available via our website: www.estesparkumc.org

**** Prayer shawls and scarves are available in a blue tub in Anderson Hall. Please take one if you, or a friend, need extra support and love at any time.

**** Check out your Church’s library this month. It is featuring biographies. Look on the special display and the tops of the shelves. Lots of inspirational reading for the New Year! Feel free to take one home. Just put your phone number on the book’s card, place the card in the metal box by the easy chairs, and enjoy.

****It’s Spring Sale Time! The annual Spring Sale to support Crossroads Ministry and Life Long Learning of Estes Valley (LLEV) will be held Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13 at the Fairgrounds, Barn W. Scan your nooks and crannies for treasures to donate and plan to help by volunteering to set up or work the days of the sale. Call Crossroads, 577-0610 to arrange a time to drop off donations at Barn W. Call Peggy Beck, 586-3317 or 970-999-4039 to volunteer to help with sorting (May 1-5), help with pricing items (May 8-11), or to work at the sale (May 12 & 13). We cannot take the following items: sofa beds, mattresses, televisions, stereos, other electronics, adult clothing, or chemicals including household cleaners. We will take small kitchen appliances.

****Missions and Outreach – Coming Events!!

* April 23 - 11:00 – Telling Our Stories of Inclusiveness with Lars Sage from the community sharing! Grab your cup of coffee downstairs and join us by the Rainbow Altar upstairs to lend support to Lars and learn!
* April 23, Rainbow Sunday – wear rainbows or get a rainbow ribbon at the Missions table today!
* April 24 – RMN Team meeting at 1 pm upstairs. Bring reports and good news!
* Love Your Neighbor Art Show – in the back of the sanctuary please add new spring art, hearts, bird art! Put your name on any art you add so we know who is sharing it! Thank you everyone!
* Community Garden Missions Tree thank you to everyone who contributed to the Community Garden Missions Tree this spring!
* May 7 – 11 am: Reconciling Open Hearts: UMC update upstairs.