Here are some important updates & reminders for our family ministries.Children's Volunteers Workshop - We Can Do More Together - Sunday August 12th 4-6pm. Dinner and Childcare provided. Anyone interested in getting involved in Children's Ministries is invited to come. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are unable to attend please let Terri know. This workshop will satisfy the required annual Safe Sanctuaries training.Attention parents of rising 3rd graders. We will present Bibles to your child on Sunday, August 26th at the 9:45 Service. The Bible will have your child's name in it. We don't want to miss anyone so please email email@example.com the name you want as you want it presented. If you cannot be there please make arrangements to pick up the Bible from the Children's office.Need to talk to someone? Please call our counseling helper, Brenda Flowers at 910-899-2743.
Listed below is information for trips for the remainder of 2018* September 20—Crystal Coast Lady boat tour in Beaufort, North Carolina. We will have lunch on the boat as we enjoy the wild horse and golf and scenic tour tickets and bus expenses will be $35.00 due no later than September 17.* October 18—Fort Anderson and Old Brunswick. Dinner at Ella’s Seafood in Calabash. No charge for the tour. $5.00 for bus expenses due October 15.* November 6—Alabama Theater Christmas Show and Thanksgiving luncheon buffet in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Total due for tickets, lunch, and bus expenses and $65.00 due no later than October 24.* December 14—Duplin Winery in Rose Hill, NC dinner and Christmas show. Total expenses $60.00 due no later than October 23.Check the senior board signup sheets for more information
Amazing Volunteer Opportunities!Family Promise/WIHN (Wilmington Interfaith Hospitality Network) provides the only transitional housing in the tri-county area for families who are victims of domestic violence with our Families Forward program. Our emergency shelter program, WIHN, unites community partners in a collaborative effort to assist homeless families. On a rotating basis, 13 host congregations provide accommodations and meals for up to four families for one week, four times a year. An additional 25 congregations support the hosts, providing material, human, and financial resources to support the program.Winter Park Baptist is a host congregation with which we partner as a support congregation. Please respond regarding availabilities. Two volunteers (can be a family) are needed for each of the shifts listed.Sunday Aug 12th
Overnight hosts (8pm-6am)
Friday Aug 17th
Overnight hosts (8pm-9am)
Saturday Aug 18th
(5-8pm pizza dinner provided)
The Pine Valley UMC Coordinator for Family Promise is Lisa Ledbetter at (910) 262-8370. Please contact her if you are available or have more questions. International Mission Trip to Guyana March 12-19, 2019. We will visit several orphanages, perform some light construction work, provide toiletries to the homeless shelter, and feed the homeless of Georgetown. This life changing opportunity is only $1,650 per person for flights, hotel, and meals. If you are interested please contact Jeff and Melissa Butler at 910-620-2183 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anyone interested in serving in children or youth ministry for the 2018-19 school year, plan to attend a training session on Sunday, August 12th at 4pm. Dinner is provided so please RSVP to Terri or Georgiana as appropriate.
Youth Event: Pool Party August 15th; 6-7pm new rising 6th graders and a parent, all other youth join us from 7-9pm. We’ll be at the Bolduc’s house, 3802 Daphine Drive. RSVP to email@example.com.
Friday is Children Ministry Pizza and Movie Night. Pizza at 6. 8/10 Flushed Away, 8/17 Meet the Robinson's, 8/24 Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit (last movie). 6:30-8pm. RSVP to Terri@pvumc.net by Friday at noon so we have enough pizza.
Attention parents of rising 3rd graders. We will present Bibles to your child on Sunday, August 26th during the 9:45 Service. The Bible will have your child's name in it, so please email firstname.lastname@example.org the name as you want it presented. If you cannot be there, please make arrangements to pick up the Bible from the Children's office.
We're all moving up! Promotion Sunday is August 26. All children and youth will move up to their new Sunday School classes. There will be a sweet treat for all children in their new classes. Look for signs above the doors to see where your child goes. 5th graders are upstairs in room 201.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD: Thank you for the donated items and the completed shoeboxes received thus far. If you haven't packed a shoebox yet or brought in your items for donation, it's not too late; shoeboxes are still available. We will continue collecting completed shoeboxes and any donations through September. Place your completed boxes and packing items in the collection boxes that are located in the CLC and FH.
International Mission Trip to Guyana March 12-19, 2019. Interest Meeting Sunday Sept 16 at 3pm in room 16 Building C. If you are interested please contact Jeff and Melissa Butler at 910-620-2183 or email@example.com.
Looking for bakers and cooks from our PVUMC family that would like to assist during a youth Sunday school class called “Baking through the Bible” beginning August 26th. Contact Georgiana if you can assist one week.
Food Pantry Needs: Spam, boxed Macaroni & Cheese
The Ever 49ers will meet on Tuesday August 21, 2018 at 5:30pm in the Fellowship Hall. Pat Bond will talk to us about her work with " Adopt an Angel" and her roll as a "foster" mom for pets in need of a forever home. She will also tell us what Adopt and Angel means our community. The meal is POTLUCK so bring your favorite dish to share. This is a great time to bring a friend to enjoy the fellowship of the 49ers.
Help Alderman Elementary: Our Congregations for Children partnership school is Alderman Elementary and we are gathering school supplies for them. Collection boxes are in the Fellowship Hall and Christian Life Center lobbies. Suggested donations: glue sticks, composition books, pencils, pencil cap erasers, dry erase board markers and erasers, tissues, hand sanitizer, and Clorox wipes.