Join with us as we start a new Advent Tradition. Advent is the time of prayerful preparation for the upcoming birth of Jesus…the Messiah! Reading Luke in the Bible will tell you all about who Jesus was and is and why we celebrate his coming on Christmas Day.
The November 2019 edition of our church newsletter, The Link, is now available on-line. To see what’s happening this month at our church, click on this link: November Link & Schedule. We’ve got some great activities coming up, including the annual Christmas Fair, so we hope you’ll join us!
The November calendar for the Community Food Bank is shown below. The Food Bank offers food assistance for residents in Barkhamsted and New Hartford. Listed you will find the dates when the food bank is open, and when donations can be dropped off. There is also a phone number where you can leave a message to get more information. To enlarge the view, just click on the calendar.
Our annual Christmas Fair, hosted by the United Methodist Women, will take place on Saturday, November 9th from 9am ~ 2:30pm. You’re invited to start your holiday shopping with us! Come look around at all the items to be found including crafts, knit/crochet items, bake sale, book sale, and Christmas Granny’s Attic. While you’re at it, take a break and have a hearty lunch all homemade by the ladies. We hope to see you!
The October edition of our church newsletter, The Link, is now available on-line. To read about the happenings at our church, go to the Link tab at the top of the page. All events are open to everyone and you’re welcome to come join us!!
The final Bean Hole Bean Supper for 2019 will take place on Saturday, October 5th. Reservations are requested and can be made by calling the phone number on the flyer. Seating times and prices can be found there as well. If you would like more details about the suppers, including the menu and a brief description of how these suppers came about, click on the Bean Hole tab at the top of the page.
After taking the summer off, Sunday School will begin again on September 8th. Our church school meets during the regular morning worship service following the children’s sermon.
On Sunday, September 15th our worship service hour will change to 10am! Children are encouraged to bring their school backpacks to church where during the service Pastor Mike will bless the children AND their backpacks!
Our church is open to everyone and we would love to share time with you in worship.
Below, you’ll find the September calendar for the Community Food Bank which is located at Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church. The Food Bank serves the towns of Barkhamsted and New Hartford. For a larger view of the calendar, simply click on the calendar. Additional information regarding times the Food Bank is open, when food can be dropped off, any cancellation information, and a phone number where you can leave a message can be found below the calendar.
There is a Bean Hole Bean Supper committee meeting after church on Sunday, August 25th, to discuss the viability of hosting a fall bean hole supper. All those who serve as a committee head, or serve on a committee, or are simply interested in the fate of the supper, please plan to attend this important meeting. If you are not able to attend, please contact John Baum to express your opinion.