The United Methodist Women will hold it’s annual fundraising event, Homespun Holidays, on Friday, November 20th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturday, November 21st from 9:30 to 3:00pm in Wesley and Melick Halls. Items will also be available for purchase following the 9:30am worship service on Sunday, November 22nd when coffee, tea, and refreshments will be served in Melick Hall . This year’s bazaar will feature a Silent Auction, Baked Goods, Gourmet items, Attic Treasures, Grandma’s Pantry, the Jewelry Boutique, Piecemaker Quilts, Homemade soups, Serv International Crafts and Home-crafted items. A soup lunch will be served on Saturday from 11:30am to 1:30pm.
The United Methodist Women quietly work all year to make each Homespun Holiday a special and successful event. Please consider joining us by volunteering your time and talents in any of the following ways over the next few weeks.
Saturday, November 14th, 9:00am – Time to decorate! Come help us set the mood by setting tables and decorating Wesley and Melick Halls with greens, lights and bows. Many hands will make for quick work and we will keep this as simple as possible.
Thursday, November 19th, 8:30am – Apple Pie Baking in the church kitchen. We will be getting an early start, but come anytime this morning to help peel apples and assemble pies. If you have never made an apple pie, this is a great chance to learn! Contact person: Lyn Stake (click name to email)
Grandma’s Pantry: Donations of sugar, jelly-size canning jars and regular size lids and rings are needed and may be left on the table in the church kitchen. If you would like to donate garden vegetables or fruit please contact at Bonnie Artell (click name to email) or 908-766-0793.
Silent Auction: Donations of any new item that might be assembled into a themed gift basket or items such as theater or sporting tickets or gift certificates to local area shops and restaurants are now being collected. Contact Bonnie Artell (click name to email) or with questions or to arrange for pick up of an item.
Home-Crafted Table: This booth features items that have been hand-made by members of our church. If you have an item(s) that you would like to donate to this table – and men, this includes you or ideas to share – contact Karen Hayworth (click name to email)
Jewelry Boutique: Donations of jewelry or jewelry related accessories may be left in the designated basket in the church office. For questions contact Krista Colwell (click name to email)
Attic Treasures: Donations of like-new or gently used items such as nicer collectibles, glassware, crystal, china, giftware, household items, holiday decorations, linens, stationary, new toys or games are now being accepted and may be left in Edith’s Closet located in Wesley Hall. Contact Chairperson Karen Hayworth (click name to email) for questions.
Pie Booth: if you would like to help with the pie booth by baking either pumpkin or pecan pies please contact Linda Cargo (click name to email) or 908-903-1834