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Weekly Calendar of Events (11/5/2017-11/12/2017)

For Sunday, November 5, 2017

Worship with us Sunday Morning, service starts promptly at 10:00 AM

ALL SAINTS SUNDAY: DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS – turn clocks back one hour!  The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper  and All Saints remembrances will
be celebrated. The sermon “Trust and Resist” will be based on Matthew 23:1-12.  The Bell Choir and Adult Choir will offer music. Following worship, the
Sunday School teachers will meet in the Wesley Center and the Parish Health and Wellness Team will meet in the sanctuary (all welcome).  Coats for the
single-day coat drive are due today (see below).  This day is also the deadline to submit names of college students to receive College Connection packets.  
Contact Holly Firmender:203.530.2621;  holly.firmender@gmail.com.  We will also distribute food bags for the food offering to be received November 19.

AT WORSHIP TODAY

Head Usher: Kelly O’Hara                
Liturgist: Kelly O’Hara
Cross Bearer:  Olivia Kingston
Greeters: Carol Frantz and Rich Prigge
Bible Bearer:  Beth O’Brien     
Acolytes: Ryan and Sean Kingston
Communion stewards: Deb Dubien and Stacey Cronk
Communion celebrants: Pastor Brian, Pastor Hal, Shelly Lapadula and Kelly O’Hara

THE ALTAR FLOWERS today are in memory of my son Dave, given by Joan Zauner.

~TWO  WEEK CALENDAR AT MARY TAYLOR MEMORIAL~

Sunday, November 5        
               9:00 a.m.        Sunday School – Wesley Center
             10:00 a.m.        Worship-All Saints Sunday– Sanctuary
             11:00 a.m.        Fellowship Time – Dodd Hall
             11:00 a.m.        Coat Drive for Bridgeport Rescue Mission
             11:30 a.m.        Parish Health and Wellness meeting – Sanctuary
             11:30 a.m.        Sunday School teachers meeting – Wesley Center
             3:30 p.m.          GEUMC Emmanuel UMC Worship - Chapel
             4:00 p.m.          Youth Group meeting – Youth Lounge
Monday, November 6        
             7:00 p.m.        Healing & Wholeness Worship – Chapel
Tuesday, November 7        
             5:45 p.m.        Confirmation Class – Gunn Library
             7:00 p.m.        Disciple 4 Class – Egan Room
             7:00 – 9 p.m.  “Mark” Study – Gunn Library (extended session)
Wed., November 8        
             10:00 a.m.       “Mark” Study – Gunn Library
             5:30 p.m.        Pastors-Lay Leaders meeting – Wesley Center
             6:30 p.m.        New Member’s Class – Pastor’s study
             6:40/7:45 p.m. Bell Choir/Adult Choir rehearsals – Dodd Hall
             6:45 p.m.        Youth Leaders meeting – Pastor Dani’s office
Thursday, November 9         
             1:00 p.m.        Bereavement support Group-St. Mary’s Church-70 Gulf St.
             7:00 p.m.        Prayer Shawl Ministry – Wesley Center 1st floor
             7:00 p.m.        Staff-Parish Relations Committee meeting –Gunn library
Friday, November 10        
             10:00 a.m.        Office Volunteers – Gunn Library
Saturday, November 11                                Veteran’s Day
             8:30 a.m.        Laity Convocation, Stanford Hilton, Stanford
             9:00 a.m.        Rise Against Hunger – Dodd Hall
             9:00 a.m.        Men’s Tres Dias reunion group-Chapel
             9:00 a.m.        “Living Well Through Illness”, Sacred Heart University, 5401 Park Ave., Fairfield, CT
Sunday, November 12        9:00 a.m.        Sunday School – Wesley Center
             10:00 a.m.        Worship– Sanctuary
             11:00 a.m.        Fellowship Time/Open House at The Parsonage, 47 Commodore Place, Milford
             11:00 a.m.        United Methodist Women  2nd Sunday Soup Sale-Dodd Hall
               3:30 p.m.        GEUMC Emmanuel UMC Worship - Chapel
               4:00 p.m.        Youth Group meeting – Youth Lounge
Monday, November 13        5:00 p.m.        Council of Churches meeting – Dodd Hall
               6:00 p.m.        Membership and Evangelism meeting – Wesley Center
               7:00 p.m.        Healing & Wholeness Worship – Chapel
               5:45 p.m.        Confirmation Class – Gunn Library
Tuesday, November 14                Noon        United Methodist Women meeting – Wesley Center
              5:45 p.m.        Confirmation – Gunn Library
              7:00 p.m.        Disciple 4 Class – Egan Room
              7:00 p.m.        “Mark” Study – Gunn Library
Wednesday, November 15  BEACON INFORMATION DUE TODAY
             10:00 a.m.       “Mark” Study – Gunn Library
              6:30 p.m.         New Member’s Class – Pastor’s study
           6:40/7:45 p.m.    Bell Choir/Adult Choir rehearsals – Dodd Hall
Thursday, November 16        
             1:00 p.m.        Bereavement support Group-St. Mary’s Church-70 Gulf St.
             7:00 p.m.        Church Council meeting – Dodd Hall alcove
Friday, November 17        
             10:00 a.m.        Office Volunteers – Gunn Library
Saturday, November 18    Thanksgiving meal prep – TBD – see Steve Wasco
             9:00 a.m.          Men’s Tres Dias reunion group-Chapel


ACTIVITIES AND INFORMATION TODAY

FELLOWSHIP TIME TODAY is hosted by The Youth Group.  The Trustees host next week with an open house at the parsonage, 47 Commodore Place, Milford.

WORSHIP (WORTH SHIP) AND THANKS-GIVING NOTICE:  We welcome your pledge to support our 2018 ministries if you have not yet made one.
Commitment Cards are in the back of the Sanctuary or you may get one from the office.  You may return them in the offering plate; or to Eileen Doyle or Lisa
Sobolewski; or to the church office.  Our sincere thanks to those who have already made a financial commitment to ensure that the vital ministries of Mary
Taylor Memorial UMC will continue to flourish.  “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”  Matthew 6:21 NIV.

“COAT” DRIVE FOR BRIDGEPORT RESCUE MISSION: Please leave your warm, washable winter clothing and coats for adults and children in Dodd Hall.  The
Petremonts will deliver donations this Wed., Nov. 8.  We will accept items until that day.  Please do help!

COLLEGE CONNECTION PACKETS: today is the deadline to submit names of college students to receive College Connection packets.  See Holly Firmender or
contact her at 203.530.2621 or holly.firmender@gmail.com.  

FOOD BAGS are being distributed today for your canned and dried goods.  Please return these on Sunday, November 19 for blessing and distribution to AIDS
Project New Haven and Christian Community Action (New Haven).

THE YOUTH GROUP meets today, November 5, 4 – 5:30 p.m., Youth Lounge, Wesley Center, 1st floor.  The topic for the Youth Group this week is "Co-
UNITY" and will be led by Dawn Bettencourt and Shelly Lapadula.  Each week we have a discussion topic and a different topic leader. Join us for the Youth
Group! All youth grades 6-12 welcomed!