November 2018 Community Food Bank Calendar

The November 2018 calendar for the Community Food Bank is now available. To view larger, just click on the calendar.

The Community Food Bank, housed at the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, supports the towns of New Hartford and Barkhamsted. Their hours of operation are listed as well as a phone number to call for more information or to schedule a donation.

November 2018 Church Newsletter

The newsletter for Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church is available at the tab at the top of the page. Simply click on the link to review the happenings for this month.

Annual Christmas Fair: November 10th, 2018

Quickly approaching is our United Methodist Women’s Annual Christmas Fair. We invite you to stop in and browse through our Granny’s Attic rooms, our handcrafted items, our hand knit & crochet room, and especially our bake sale tables. And while you’re at it, enjoy a hearty lunch in our Christmas Cafe. Details on the flyer below. Funds raised from the profits of this fair will be used to support local community needs, such as Project Graduation at Regional #7 and Gilbert Schools, Barkhamsted Cookie Jar, Community Food Bank, Greenwoods Scholarship Foundation, Susan B. Anthony Project, and Warm The Children, among others.

Food Donations for Community Food Bank

Our church houses the Community Food Bank serving the towns of Barkhamsted and New Hartford. Listed below are some of the items that need to be re-stocked to allow greater selections for the clients. If you can help with donations, please see the contact  information listed in the Food Bank section on the right-hand side of this page.

Food Items Needed:

  • Chef Boyardee, Spaghetti O’s, or Bon Italia Products
  • Cereal
  • Baked Beans (regular size can)
  • Canned spinach, sauerkraut, or French style green beans
  • Small cans of canned chicken
  • Cranberry sauce
  • Pasta or rice sides
  • Flavored rice
  • Egg noodles
  • Stuffing (all flavors)
  • Chicken Noodle Soup
  • Relish
  • Ketchup
  • Braham crackers
  • Prepared soups
  • Pudding
  • Jello
  • Regular size tomato products (diced, whole peeled, etc.)
  • Toilet paper
  • Cake, brownie, or cookie mixes
  • Pasta (ziti, penne, etc.)
  • Raman noodles
  • Any nonperishable items

As the weather gets colder, more folks will be in need of our help, so please consider making a donation.

October 2018 Edition of The Link now on-line

The October 2018 edition of our church newsletter, The Link, is now available on-line. To view click on the “Link” tab at the top of the page. We’ve got some fun events coming up soon so check us out and plan to join us! Everyone is welcome to attend.

Fall Bean Hole Bean Supper: October 13th

The fall Bean Hole Bean Supper is scheduled for Saturday, October 13th. Plan on joining us as we host this family style dinner featuring our baked-in-the-ground beans…a New England tradition! Our church has served this meal for more than 80 years! Information about seating times, prices, and the phone number to call for reservations are listed on the flyer below. To learn more about our event, including the menu and a brief history of the suppers, click on the Bean Hole tab at the top of this page. We hope to see you there!

September Edition of The Link now available

The September 2018 edition of the church newsletter, The Link, is now available for viewing. To see what’s happening in our little church by the river, click on The Link tab at the top of the page and follow the prompts. Our activities and events are open to the public and all are welcome to attend. Come worship with us!