Entries by Tara Fleming

Year End Report for Stitches & Prayers

In February we sent six prayer shawls to General Conference. We participated in the American Heart Association “Little Hats Big Hearts” program by sending 78 little red hats with Cyndi Bennett to local participating hospitals.We also gave out three prayer shawls, one wedding shawl, one youth lap blanket, and four adult lap blankets throughout the […]

A Thank You from the Pastor

Since the end of October, you have been praying for my wife Ali and her recovery from surgery. I am pleased to tell you that she is making great strides in recovery and she could be returning to work sometime in February. I am so grateful to have prayer partners in you! Thank you! Equally […]

Thank You

Another thank you from the pastor… I received this note from the Conference Center on November 18, 2019… Hello fellow riders!Prayerfully you should all be recovered from our October excursion across the beautiful Great Allegheny Passage and the historic, somewhat bumpy Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Path.I have wanted to write sooner, but we have been […]

Angel Tree

There is a tree in the entry to the sanctuary with angel ornaments with gift selections for 2 needy families in our community.Please choose your ornaments and “sign them out” on the form opposite the tree in the entryway.Wrapped gifts with the ornaments attached to the outside of the package will need returned to the […]

Operation Christmas Child Update

Thank you all for supporting the Operation Christmas Child outreach ministry! We are now approaching the time where all filled boxes and donated items will need to be brought to the local drop off point in Oil City on Thursday, November 21, 2019 between 6PM – 8PM. Therefore, please have the items you would like […]

A ‘Thank You’ from the pastor

I participated with about 24 other United Methodists from around Western Pennsylvania as we completed the last leg of our 315-mile journey by bicycle from McKeesport, PA. to Washington D.C. just after dark on Friday, Oct. 4th. We started our trek on the Yough Trail at Boston United Methodist Church near McKeesport on Monday, Sept. […]

Hurricane Dorian Relief

The Prime Minister of the Bahamas has requested the following items-Bar soapToothpasteToothbrushesDeodorantToilet TissueDisposable baby diapersGirl’s pantiesMen’s and boy’s boxersMen’s and boy’s t-shirtsImmediate response is needed as shipments are already in process.First UMC, 1102 Liberty St., Franklin is the collection point (814-432-8161).This collection is in addition to what UMCOR is doing and the Franklin District UMCOR Competition. […]

Applefest Parking Tickets

Tickets will go on sale next Sunday, September 15th after church service, see Rick Wilson.Price is $5.00 a ticket for Friday and Saturday parking!Make sure to pick up your free ticket for parking for church service on Sunday.

Fundraiser for the 2019 Campership Bike-A-Thon

As you have read in previous newsletters, pastor Wade is biking from Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C. September 30th – October 6th to raise money for the second annual Campership Bike-a-Thon ! As incentive for you to open your wallet and donate to this worthy cause, Pastor Wade has set some fundraising goals. For ever additional […]