Announcements and Prayer List – June 11, 2017


Newsletter Deadline for July/August Issue

Have something interesting to report?  We would love to hear from you.  The due date for items for the combined July/August issue is June 18. There are several ways to get this information into the monthly newsletters.  Information can be dropped off in the hall way across from Rev. Dixon’s offi ce in the mail box marked “Newsletter” or email to   The mailing address for the church is NSUMC, Attn: New Street NEWS, PO Box 188, Shepherdstown, WV 25443; email at;   the church office phone is 304-876-2362;

Volunteers will also be needed for the JULY/AUGUST  2017 Newsletter on Wed. June 28, 2017, starting at 9:45 am. Volunteers are needed to help with folding, sealing, and labeling the Newsletters monthly. Can you help out? Please call the church office at 304-876-2362 or email if you can help.


There are sign-up sheets for 2017 Communion Servers, Greeters, Readers, Nursery and Bulletin Sponsors on the information table in the hallway.  Please stop by and sign up.

Please your help is needed on Sundays in the Nursery!  Sign-up sheet is on the info table in the hallway or talk with Sarah Raines for more information. Thank you!

Helen Miller, our NSUMC Administrative Assistant, will be taking some time off to take care of some personal issues.  She will be out of the office from May 30 – June 19th and will return on June 20th renewed and refreshed.   Please keep Helen and her family in your prayers.  During this time, the office will remain open during regular business hours and will be covered by Carol Goldthorpe.

 Cathcart Scholarship

Cathcart Scholarship is available to high school graduates, college students and second career students.  For an application see Pastor Dee-Ann or visit the church office.  Due date is June 18.

A Call for all 2017 Graduates

Do you know someone in our community who has graduated from high school, college, or other program?  Please let the church office know so we can acknowledge our graduates!

Pastor Dee-Ann will be unavailable next week  between the hours of 8am and 5pm.  She will be with the teens during Teen week.  The church office will be open during regular business hours this week. 

Sunday School

Last day for Children’s Sunday school before Summer break is June 18.

West Side Story

The St. Agnes Catholic Church players presents “West Side Story” on June 16 at 8 p.m., June 17 at 2  & 8 p.m., June 18 at 2 p.m., June 23 at 8 p.m. and June 24 at 2 & 8 p.m.  Performances will be held at Reynolds Hall at Shepherd University.  Tickets are $15 or $10 for students.  For reservations call 304-876-6436 or

Community Bible School 2017

Community Bible School–Galactic Stareyors, July 18, 19, 20, 2017

9-3 pm for school age9-11:30 am for 3 and 4 year olds—potty-trained

Adults and teens are needed to help!

Change of Date

The Floris UMC Handbell ringers will be unable to perform on the 25th of June but they will

provide New Street with their beautiful music on July 16th.  So please mark your calendars.

Volunteers needed to clean church

We are looking for some volunteers to clean the church the week of July 3nd and the week of August 14th as Wendy, our custodian, will be on vacation.  Cleaning will be streamlined from what our custodian typically does but would include:

1) vacuuming/dusting the Sanctuary, Chancel and Narthex

2) dry dusting the wood floor in Wesley Hall and vacuuming the  carpet by Wesley door to include the ramp door, and dusting furniture

3) dusting floor in Nursery and Library, clean bathroom and empty all trash

4) clean two downstairs bathrooms

5) put out trash on Friday morning

If you would like to volunteer, please sign-up below and place in offering plate or put in PPRC Box in hallway.  You may also contact Carol Goldthorpe at 304-870-4076 or send an  e-mail to   All cleaning supplies are provided.

This would also be a great volunteer opportunity for our youth with supervision.  Thank you for considering this opportunity.

Week of July 3rd           __________________________________

Name / Ph number

Week of August 13th      __________________________________

Name / Ph number

New Street News

The June 2017 GIVING BOX goes to “HOSPICE of the Eastern Panhandle”

June 12-16 Teen Week

June 18 – Father’s Day

June 26 (Mon) Trustee’s Meeting 7:00 pm

Please if you have sponsored alter flowers place your money in the offering plate on Sunday or mail it to New Street UMC, P.O. Box 188, Shepherdstown, WV 25443.

Please sign up to volunteer for the Children’s Nursery, Reader, Greeter, & Communion Server.

All sign-up sheets are in the fellowship hall. If there is a change in your schedule please find a replacement and let the office know so we can make changes to the bulletin. Thank you!!

Friendly Reminder

If you are the last one out of the building , please make sure all lights, ac, heat are turned off and all doors are locked. Thank you so much J.

 JUNE Birthdays

1 Jackie Speck, 10 John Goff, 11 Margaret Rose Smith, 16 Mike Folk, 18 Judy Pitzer, 19 Cheri Coy, 23 Michala Sanders, 30 Laura Price, Heather Price Happy Birthday!  (To have your birthday included in the bulletin and newsletter, PLEASE make sure your birthday is listed on the birthday calendar in the hallway info. table)

NSUMC Card Ministry – If you would like a special card sent from NSUMC to a family member or a friend, please provide the name of card recipient, address, date, and occasion (Birthday, Anniversary, Thinking of You, Get well, Sympathy, etc. ).  Also, provide your contact name and phone number.   You may put this information in the Card Ministry box in the hall way; call Carol on 304-870-4076 or email at  Cards and stamp donations are always appreciated.  Please place in Card Ministry box.  Thank you.

Food Card Receipts as of 6-04-17  $15,324.95. Extra cards are available. See Judy Pitzer or Carole Feaster for your weekly order.

New Street United Methodist Church

Rev. G. Dee-Ann Dixon

P.O. Box 188, Shepherdstown WV 25443

202 W. New Street — Corner of Church & New Streets

Office hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 9:00-2:00

Phone: (304) 876-2362,  &

 Prayer List June 11, 2017

 Those of Our Church Family Needing Your Prayers at this Time:

George & JoAnn Folk, Troy Kemp, Tillie Orndorff, Terry Penwell, Emily Lewis (Ware).

Continuing Concerns:

Jimmy Bowers, Barbara Brown, Miles Dixon-Gross, Tim Folk & Family, Little Rebecca Folk, JoAnn & George Folk, Jamie Pritchard Ishman, Petie (Elinor) Jones, Ann Mong, Rosalee Talley,  Debbie VonBaumann, Kinsley Lewis (Emily Ware-Lewis’s daughter), Geege Wilcox, Ron Wilcox, Loretta Homan.

In Assisted Living Facilities, and/or Under Nursing Home Care:

Frances Blue – Homewood, Williamsport, MD

Brian Davis – St. Albans, WV

Ann Johnston – Elmcroft of Martinsburg, WV

Margaret McNally – Diakon Lutheran Senior Center, Robinwood Campus, Hagerstown, MD

Special Continuing Concerns:

Chris Heinen & Family, Zachary Falter, Richard Howington, Shelby Brown, Susan, Arlene Robinson, Christopher Howard, Mason Ellsworth & Family,  Bob Naylor, David Greeley, Ben Homan, Doug Koch, Keaton Bowen, Wendy Armstrong, JoAnn & Bill Knode, Chris Davis, Ruthie Gruber, Phil Foote, Traiden Robok.

Prayer Requests for Others:

Jack Rohrer, Norma Orndorff & Family, Matt Miller (Helen Miller Church secretary’s husband), Helen Miller & Family, Jake & Stacey Schmidt and their son, Emmet Schmidt, Rebecca McLean, Jeff Slaven & Cadi Slaven, Robert H. Meyer, Ray & Tish Kennedy & Family,  Judy Miller (Helen’s mother- in-law)

 Prayer Requests for  Conference – District Leader

Bishop Latrelle Easterling & Family, the Rev. Edgardo Rivera, Frederick Dist. Superintendent,

Tonia Bennett, Frederick District Office Administrator


Our condolences go out to Petie (Elinor) Jones and family at the passing of Ben Jones.  Memorial service will be held today, June 11th at 2pm with a reception to follow.

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