Celebrate and Give Thanks!

Saturday, November 3rd Laurel Hill United Methodist Church hosted its annual Fall Mission Dinner & Auction.  We want to say, “Thank you” to Peggy Singlemann, Bill Holmes and the Mission Committee for their work and planning for the event.  Thank you to Lois and Kirby Miller for assisting with organizing the Live Auction items and managing the database associated with said items. Thank you to those who contributed the items for the Live Auction. Thank you to Sara and Phyllis Nelson for taking care of the desserts and for the many who prepared and shared good things with us.  Thank you to Nancy Henry and Phyllis Schmick for tending to the Craft Room.  Thank you to Linda Kinsey and Susan Nowell for handling the Silent Auction items and for all those who contributed items.  Thank you to Meade Welch for all of our printed materials.  Thank you to Marsha Williams for keeping up with our tickets.  Thank you to Susan Nowell and Marsha Williams for counting and then accounting for everything. Thank you to Stephanie Rowan and Jonathan Schmick for being scribes during the Live Auction. Thank you to Linda Turner and the ladies who provided us with a delicious dinner.  Thank you to our Youth and other volunteer servers.  Thank you to all who attended and made the bids for the auction items.  All of us together raised right at $7,000 for the work of Missions and Outreach!  All praise and glory to God as we come together to assist those in need.

About laurelhillumc

Laurel Hill United Methodist Church is rich in history as a church family committed to a life in Christ. We began in the heart of Varina almost 150 years ago; the church has grown through its existence as a church-hospital in the Civil War, as a circuit church, and survived a disastrous fire which destroyed the sanctuary about 50 years ago. Then, dedicated, Spirit-filled Christians worked hard together to build a new sanctuary. That hard work has continued with many new improvements including a new addition connecting the sanctuary and educational building, the installation of an elevator providing total accessibility throughout both buildings, remodeling the education building and the installation of 18 stained glass windows. Faithful clergy and laity ministering together have established a legacy of dedication and service which enables Laurel Hill to be a beacon of light in our community, in our world and to all who follow for generations to come. In response to the needs of the Varina community, Laurel Hill United Methodist Church also operates the Laurel Hill Weekday School. These programs are an active part of the life and ministry of Laurel Hill UMC. We accept the opportunity through our morning Preschool and After School child care to share our values of love, caring, cooperation and forgiveness. The Church and child care programs work together to enhance the spiritual, mental and physical growth of children in our community. Our worship services are held each Sunday with a contemporary service at 8:45am and a traditional service at 11:00am. Sunday School begins at 9:45am. Call our office (804) 795-2772 for Bible Study times and other ministry opportunities.
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