Harvest Time!

We’ve harvested our pumpkin patch in preparation for our annual visit by the kindergarten and first grade children from the local school. Each year the children come for their first ‘field trip’ of the year to share some stories, enjoy a healthy snack, and take home a small pumpkin! Our sincere thanks to John Baum for planting, cultivating, and harvesting the pumpkin patch for us! We’ve got 40 little pumpkin beauties to share!!

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Last Bean Hole Bean Supper for this Year!

The final Bean Hole Bean Supper for 2016 will be held on Saturday, October 1st. Details for reservations are found on the flyer pictured below. For more information about our suppers, including the menu, click on the Bean Hole tab at the top of this page. Please come and enjoy a hearty meal with us….we look for ward to seeing you!!


Community Food Bank

Our church houses the Community Food Bank for the towns of Barkhamsted and New Hartford. The days and times that the Food Bank is open, and the information about food donations, is listed on the calendar below. If you have any questions regarding the Food Bank, you can leave a message on our church voice mail by calling 860-379-2157 and someone will return your call.

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Volunteer Helpers

Each month we will publish the list of volunteer helpers who assist in the worship service, clean our sanctuary, or host coffee hour. To view the list for this month, click on the Helpers tab at the top of the page and follow the link. We want to thank all those who offer their time to make our worship service more comfortable and welcoming!

We’re havin’ a Tag Sale!!

Our church will be hosting a tag sale on Saturday, August 27th from 9am – 2pm. Here’s a great opportunity to find that special “something” that will just make your summer-tag-sale-hunts perfect! We might have just what you’re looking for! If you’d like to donate items, please contact the church at 860-379-2157 and leave a message on our answering machine. We hope to see you!

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August 2016 Link Edition is now available

The August edition of our church newsletter, The Link, is now available on-line. Click on the Link tab at the top of the page and follow the links to see what’s happening in our neck of the woods.

Need a Spiritual Tune Up?

Times are tough and getting tougher, everything costs more, it seems like the whole world is in conflict and confusion. Perhaps you’re feeling sick at heart or just plain tired and down in the dumps. Do you feel like you need a spiritual tune up? Well, here’s your chance!!

On Friday, July 22nd, 2016, the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church will host a Spiritual Tune Up Revival! Our program will begin at 7 pm and is open to anyone who would like to come and be uplifted in the Spirit. There will be plenty of wonderful music, featuring Erica Mundy on keyboard, drums, and vocals; Rev. Lee Gangaware on saxophone and vocals; Christine Saturno on bass guitar; Jim Wilson on keyboard, violin, and flute, and Pastor Chris Yount on guitar and trombone. The evening’s message, entitled “Tune Up Time”, will be given by Rev. Lee Gangaware. Following this uplifting program, refreshments will be available in our Fellowship Hall. Let’s work together to make His Kingdom Come on Earth! To help do that, plan to make time this summer to refresh yourself in the Lord, and be uplifted in the spirit!

Can’t wait to see you there!

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