Announcements & Prayer List – May 7, 2017


SUNDAY, MAY 21 DEADLINE for the JUNE 2017 NEWSLETTER.  Have something interesting to report?  We love to hear from you!! Drop it off in Nan Doss’s box outside the church office or email her at  Please have all your newsletter items in no later than the Wednesday after the deadline.


Volunteers needed for the JUNE 2017 Newsletter on Wed. May 31, 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 new sign-up sheets for 2017 Communion Server and 2017 Reader, Nursery on the Fellowship Table.

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!

 Mulch Boy Scout Troop #33

New Street UMC sponsored Boy Scout Troop #33 still has 100 bags of plain mulch to sell.  Each bag is $4.35.  If you need mulch please contact Jen Wabnitz at 304-876-8496 or email  Sales of the mulch help the scouts go to summer camp.  Thanks for your support!  Pastor Dee-Ann


Pastor Dee-Ann will be on vacation April 29-May 8. Rev. Sharon Bourgeois will be the guest preacher April 30 & May 7.

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!

 TEEN WEEK, June 12-16, 2017

A week of adventure, service, and mind-blowing growth! This week long camp will be packed with awesome opportunities and services projects for youth 6th-12th grade.  Monday is team building at Cedar Ridge Adventures through ropes course and zip line.  Tuesday get your hands dirty at the Ranson Community Gardens.  Wednesday at Jefferson County Community Ministries help others in the clothing closet, food bank or in learning opportunities.  Thursday and Friday spend the night in a bamboo stilt house like you might find in Thailand or a yurt from Tibet or a mud hut from Mozambique or maybe a house from the poorest parts of Appalachia.  Learn more about the cause and effects of hunger and poverty.

This week is sponsored by Shepherdstown Ministerial Association.  Cost is $130.  Scholarships are available.  To register call 304-876-6771.  Your leaders for this week of adventure will be Rev. Dee-Ann Dixon, New Street United Methodist Church and Rev. Karen Erkstine-Valentine, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.  For more information contact Dee-Ann at , 304-8762362 or Karen at 304-876-6771.

You Are Invited

To Margaret McNally’s

90th Birthday Party!

Date:  Saturday, May 20, 2017

Time:  11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Place:  Beth & Howard McGinley’s Home

17712 Crest Drive, Hagerstown, MD  21740

A lite lunch and birthday cake will be served.  Please, no presents.  Margaret would most wish for your presence!

RSVP by May 10th

Call Beth at 240-217-6961 or

 New Street News

The MAY 2017 GIVING BOX goes to “CASA of the Eastern Panhandle”

~Sunday May 7 –TODAY – Fellowship hour 11:10

~Sun. May 14 – Mother’s Day

~Sun. MAY 21- PPRC meeting following worship.

~Sun. MAY 21 DEADLINE for the JUNE 2017 NEWSLETTER.  Have something interesting to report?  We love to hear from you!! Drop it off in Nan Doss’s box outside the church office or email her at  Please have all your newsletter items in no later than the Wednesday after the deadline.

~Mon. May 22 – Trustees meeting at 7pm

~Wed. –Sat. May 31-June 3 – The 233rd Baltimore Washington Annual Conference in Washington DC .

  The theme for this year’s conference is “We Are One: Connected in Covenant”


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!!

~~~WE ARE IN NEED OF Communion Servers May 7, 2017.

(3 needed – please sign up)~~~

Friendly Reminder

Please if you are the last one out of the building  make sure all lights, ac, heat are turned off and all

doors are locked. Thank you so much J

 May Birthdays

5 Corrine Grove 10 Paul Garrard 13 Burt Lidgerding  18 Steve Smith 20 Mike Athey 24 Matt Sarra

25 Tim Ware 28 Dee-Ann Dixon, Lily Goff 29 Judy Penwell 28 Margaret McNally 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)

Food Card Receipts as of 4-30-17 $15096.55. 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

May 7, 2017

Those of Our Church Family Needing

Your Prayers at this Time:

George & JoAnn Folk, 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, Pettie (Elinor) & Ben 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 & Family, Jake & Stacey Schmidt and their son, Emmet Schmidt, Max Feaster, Rebecca McLean, Jeff Slaven & Cadi Slaven, Robert H. Meyer, Phyllis Grantham, daughters & family, Family of Matt Fall, Ray & Tish Kennedy & Family, Judy Miller (Helen’s mother in law), Family of Fran Kebschull, .


Prayer Requests for  Conference – District Leader

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

Tonia Bennett, Frederick District Office Administrator


Prayers and Condolences

Prayers for Pastor Dee-Ann & family for the passing of her Aunt Carolee Dixon Engleson

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