Announcements

Announcements

Worship Procedures
Our current Worship procedures are:

  • Wearing a mask is now optional
  • We have returned to our traditional Communion, normally on the first Sunday of the month
  • The congregation and Choir have resumed singing

PLEASE SEE PASTOR DAVID IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT THESE PROCEDURES.


Worship

If you haven't returned for in-person worship yet, there is still plenty of space to allow for social distancing. We will continue to stream the service via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/679224800 with passcode 804.

Offering and Tithes
Please bring your offerings to our in-person worship, or mail your tithes and offerings to the church, or you can drop them off with Christina Monday - Friday from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Please see our Giving page for information on our new capability to support online giving.

Music Ministry
MUMC Choir
We invite everyone to consider being a part of our Choir. REHEARSAL TIME - 9:30-9:55 before Worship and 11-11:40 following Worship. Please talk to Kim Chafee or Ruth Eiffert for more details.

Prayer Warriors
Please join the Prayer Warriors Mondays at 10 am in the Sanctuary or online to share your concerns and praises. The Zoom link is https://zoom.us/j/557543762 and the passcode is 804.



UPCOMING EVENTS - SAVE THE DATE

Friday, June 3
Game Night (including Outdoor Games), Fellowship Hall, 4-8 pm

Sunday, June 5
Men's Breakfast/Meeting, Hardees, 8 am, and Communion Service, 10 am

Saturday, June 11
Memorial Women’s Meeting, 10 am

Friday, July 15
MUMC Night at the Norfolk Tides
The game starts at 7:05 pm and is Beach Towel Giveaway night to the first 2,000 fans 18 & over. The Tides will be playing the Worchester Red Sox. We will purchase lower box tickets that run $15 each, but maybe less than that with other possible discounts. Parking is $6 per car. We will not purchase the tickets until a week before the game, but we need to start getting an idea of who wants to go.

E-mail: memorialmethodist@yahoo.com or let Kevin know if you are interested and how many tickets you will want. There is also a sign-up list on the bulletin board in the main hallway. No money is required until early July.



MUMC Night at the Norfolk Tides
Friday, July 15th will be MUMC night at the Tides. The game starts at 7:05 pm and is Beach Towel Giveaway night to the first 2,000 fans 18 & over. The Tides will be playing the Worchester Red Sox. We will purchase lower box tickets that run $15 each, but maybe less than that with other possible discounts. Parking is $6 per car. We will not purchase
the tickets until a week before the game, but we need to start getting an idea of who wants to go. E-mail memorialmethodist@yahoo.com or let Kevin know if you are interested and how many tickets you will want. No money is required until early July.



RECURRING EVENTS

Sunday Services
Sunday Worship, 10:00 a.m.

Prayer Warriors
Please join the Prayer Warriors online every Monday at 10 am to share your concerns and praises. The Zoom link is https://zoom.us/j/557543762 and the passcode is 804. Prayer Warriors have started meeting in person, but will also broadcast via Zoom.

United Methodist Men's meetings
Once a month on the first Sunday at 8:00 a.m.

United Methodist Women Circle meeting
The first Tuesday of every month:
Lois Lehman at 10:00 a.m.
Ada Mae Bookman at 7:00 p.m.

Bible Study Video Series
Please join us every Wednesday from 7-7:30 pm using the Worship link. We show a short video and have a general discussion about the message presented.

United Methodist Women General Meetings
The third Tuesday of every month at 10:00 a.m.



VOLUNTEERS AND HELPERS

We are looking for Greeters
We are looking for greeters to help us, Welcome Worshipers, on Sunday. We are looking for Greeters in all age groups. If you are interested please let us know.

Altar Flowers
Please help us make our Sanctuary Bloom during our Sunday Worships. We would love to Honor those you love. There is a flower calendar by the bulletin board in the hallway or let our secretary, Christina, know about it. For information about the altar flowers to be in the bulletin, we need that information two weeks prior.

Please help us make the Sanctuary Bloom on Sundays
Worship in Memory or Honor of those you love. There is a Flower Calendar by the hallway bulletin board. Please let Christina know at least a week ahead to make sure we correctly announce who the flowers are in honor of.

The Food Closet is in need of the following items:
Helping people through the Food Closet is one of our most important ministries. Any funds left on the Altar Rail during Communion will be used for the Food Closet. In addition, you can mark any additional donations for the Food Closet and put them on the offering plate. Small boxes of cereal, oatmeal, and other small meal items are preferred if you want to donate items. We do not need canned vegetables. Please try and find items with low sugar and sodium so we can offer more healthy alternatives.

"Just 1 Mission"
The Missions and Benevolence Team needs:
Lotion (11-14oz),
shampoo (11-14oz),
nail clippers.
Thank you for your contributions

Food Pantry

We have been recognized by the City of Virginia Beach for helping those in need with our Pantry. Thank you for everyone who has donated to help keep it stocked. Any questions ask Bob Russell.

We are in need of the following items for the food pantry (no economy size please).
Can meats: Tuna, spam, Chicken, Vienna sausages
Can beans: Black, Kidney Beans
Sauces: Tomato, Spaghetti
Canned Vegetables: Green Beans, Corn, Carrots, Peas, Mix Veggies.
Misc: Jelly, Chef Boyardee, Mac and Cheese, Canned Fruit, Ketchup, Mustards, Mayonnaises, Pasta,
Instant mash potatoes, Rice
Breakfast items: Pancake mix, Syrup, Cereal
Baked Goods: Dry Milk/Evaporated Milk, Instant Jello, Instant pudding

Thank you to all that provide for this charity.

B.E.A.C.H
Bringing an End to All City Homelessness
The B.E.A.C.H Closet is looking for household cleaning products.