Week of March 29, 2015 – Bourne

THIS WEEK IN THE LIFE OF THE PARISH Sunday, March 29th: 11:00 AM Worship & Church School / Palm Sunday Wednesday, April 1st: 10:30 AM Bourne Women’s Club Thursday, April 2nd: 7:00 PM Maundy Thursday Service at Cataumet UMC Friday, April 3rd: 7:00 PM Good Friday Service at Bourne UMC Sunday, April 5th:    6:00 AM Sunrise Service at Scusset Beach 6:45 AM Easter Breakfast 11:00 AM Easter Service at Bourne UMC Monday, April 6th:    1:00 PM UMW Meeting THE APRIL NEWSLETTER is available! Please pick up your copy on the way out today if you receive the hard copy, or check your email if you receive the e-version. OFFICE HOURS THIS WEEK: The church office will be closed this Tuesday, March 31st, but open on Wednesday, April 1st from 9am to 1pm. It will also be closed Friday, April 3rd. Easter Sunrise Breakfast: Come join us for a hot breakfast and fellowship. This will take place in Crain Hall at Bourne UMC following the sunrise service on April 5th around 6:45 am. EVERYONE is welcome. There is no charge but donation baskets will be on the tables just to help us recoup our food cost. FOOD PANTRY COLLECTION APRIL 5TH: We will be collecting goods for the Bourne Friends Food Pantry on the first Sunday (communion Sunday) of every month. Items that are always needed include: cereals, juices, soups, peanut butter, pasta sauce, tuna, jelly, canned pasta, canned meats, baked beans, mac and cheese and toilet tissue. The food pantry serves over 300 families including more than 600 adults, seniors and children in our community. OUTREACH ANNOUNCEMENT: We are continuing with our collection of items for the Cataumet Shelter. This includes gently used clean sheets and blankets (twin and full size), brand new pillows, household goods – dishes, pots & pans, silverware and children’s activity books and crayons. BUMC THRIFT SHOP NEWS: Spring clothes are available as of March 30th, lots of new things and a welcome change from WINTER. Thank you to the staff who have worked extra time to prepare the clothes for weeks. Please come, shop and support us, as the church and its missions rely on our ability to contribute funds (an average if $20,000 per year over the past 5 years. ) Easter items are now also available. See you there! UMW MEETING APRIL 6TH: Bourne United Methodist Women will gather for their April meeting at 1:00pm on Monday, April 6th, in Crain Hall. Our program is a presentation by Stephanie Kelly, director of the Good Samaritan program based in Falmouth. The primary focus of the Good Samaritan group is to deter suicide. Please join us – and please call Connie Soper/Joan Davis at 508-759-2104 if you need a ride.  ...

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