New Street News August 23, 2020

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CHURCH OFFICE  schedule for July-August is Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.  CONTACT PASTOR DEE-ANN on her cell phone 304-268-8521 or email: or   Church phone messages will be checked regularly.  Feel free to contact Pastor Dee-Ann via cell phone or email. 

YOUR TITHES, OFFERINGS & GIFTS CAN BE SENT TO: NSUMC, P.O. Box 188, Shepherdstown 25443 or Bring to the church (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays –  10 a.m.-3 p.m.)

~The AUGUST Giving Box – Hospice of the Eastern Panhandle~

Sundays in August 2, 9, 16, 30 – Sermon Series:  “The Lord’s Prayer”

Sun         Aug 23 – ALOHA SUNDAY wear your favorite Hawaiian shirt, In-person Worship 10 a.m., Online Worship premiers at 10 a.m. (NSUMC Facebook page)

Mon.       Aug 24 – Handbell Choir rehearsal, 7 p.m.

Sun.        Aug 30-  In-person Worship at 10 a.m., Online Worship premiers at 10 a.m. (NSUMC Facebook page)

Mon.       Aug 31– Handbell Choir rehearsal, 7 p.m.

IN PERSON WORSHIP Guidelines as prescribed by the Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church and the Center for Disease Control:

Please use good health practices if you decide to attend the in person worship service:

*Please do not attend worship if you have any “cold” symptoms

*Please do not attend if you feel unready or uncomfortable about returning (an online service is available on our FaceBook page premiering on Sundays at 10 a.m.)
*Keep a social distance from others based on a 6 feet recommendation (pews will be marked and directions will be given by our Welcome Team)
*Wear a face mask (we encourage you to bring you own mask; we also have masks available; masks are not recommended for children 2 years and under)
*Please cough/sneeze into elbow
*Do not shake hands, hug, elbow bump or fist bump
*Use hand sanitizer upon entering the sanctuary
*Wash hands vigorously (20 seconds) and often


Children are welcome in worship; we will not have a nursery during the worship hour. 

We will have piano and/or organ music however you are encouraged to read the words to the hymn aloud or sing quietly to yourself.

The Fellowship Hour has been suspended until further notice. 

Please enter the sanctuary from the Ramp Door on Church Street or the New Street Narthex door.

Choir Practice ResumesSeptember 10th at 7:15 pm in the Fellowship Hall.  Don’t forget your mask!!!

  Cantrell, James                                                   Drop a note or letter!!                 

331 Training Sq, 609 Flight, Dorm 3B2                      

1320 Truemper St.                                                           

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Lackland AFB, TX  78236-6409

Give your loose change towards the Shepherdstown Shares.” Bring to JSB through September 6 and let them know it’s for Shepherdstown Shares.   Also, save your gently used children’s clothing for a future clothing drive for new school year. Details pending. 

NEWSLETTER DEADLINE FOR SEPTEMBER 2020: The deadline for submissions is August 30, 2020.  You can do this by submitting via the “Newsletter Mailbox” in hallway, or e-mail to, or mail to the church.

~The altar flowers are given in Honor of our 3 sweet grandchildren – Kiera, Addy & Cooper by Doug and Cheri Perks~

  Those of Our Church Family Needing Your Prayers at this Time

Tammy Folk Ware, John Homan, Woody Garrett, Nancy Whalen

Continuing Concerns:

Barbara Brown, Petie (Elinor) Jones, Rosalee Talley, Agnes Tabler, Geege Wilcox, Sally & Rufus Hofelt, John Homan, Tillie Orndorff, Bob Rohrer.

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

Margaret McNally – Williamsport MD Nursing Home – Room 302B

Diane Steece – Williamsport MD

Special Continuing Concerns:

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

Prayer Requests for Others:

Cathleen Lopez & family, Karen Reed Mentzer, Elizabeth (Ellie) Jones, Edna Belcher, Bonnie Kelley, Chuck Ware, Terry Corwin Buretz, Matt Cahoon, Lois (Sharon Foster’s sister), Fred Will (Jenny’s brother-in-law), Mike Pittinger & Family, Dorothy Coy, Jack & Norma Cahoon, Sally Kelley, Karen Maphis, J.J. Moore, Ann Homan Depoy, Ken Meyer, Steve Park, Ozalene & Alvin Russell and family, baby DANIEL and family, Pete Macias. 

Prayer Requests for  Conference – District Leaders:

Bishop Latrelle Easterling & Family, Tonia Bennett, Frederick District Office Administrator,  Rev. Edgardo Rivera & Family,  Frederick District Superintendent

~Our condolences to the family of Richard Magaha, who passed away Friday, August 14, 2020~

Please keep Amy Moersen in your prayers as she started MCA (Mountaineer Challenge Academy) again in July.  It would be appreciated if you could drop here an encouraging note or card, through Thanksgiving.  This is a 22 week residential program run by the WV National Guard for her to earn her high school diploma. No phones or computers until the week of Thanksgiving.   

Cadet Moersen, Amy

Mountaineer Challenge Academy

PO Box 586

Kingwood, WV 26537