New Holland UMW discuss many topics at latest meeting


Members of the New Holland United Methodist women assembled at the church Tuesday afternoon for their latest meeting.

Ann Thompson, president, welcomed all and Samantha Dunham gave the devotions. The secretary’s report was given by Jodi Kirkpatrick, and Pat Taylor gave the treasurer’s report.

It was announced the church will be serving the dinner for the New Holland Alumni Banquet on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the New Holland Community Center. Contact Pat Taylor or Ann Thompson if you are available to help with this project.

The third-annual Back 2 School Blast will be held Aug. 18 from 6-8 p.m. at the New Holland Park. This is a day filled with loads of fun, food and prizes. Bring the kids out to the park for a great time and fellowship.

The church will hold a rummage sale at the community center on Oct. 4, 5 and 6 from 4-6 p.m. Contact Samantha Dunham if you can help with this project or have items to donate. United Methodist Women’s Sunday will be Sept. 16 during worship service.

This will be the 51st year the church will be providing Christmas gifts for Red Bird Mission. A list of items needed will be released soon.

Samantha Dunham provided the program, “When life give you lemons, make lemonade.” Lemons aren’t just good for adding flavor to recipes, they’re also very useful around the house. Many household uses for lemons are: for health, in the kitchen, outdoors, miscellaneous uses were described, and a pamphlet with items on lemons was passed out.

She passed out pamphlets entitled, “God’s Promises to us, Life Lessons from Lemon Drops of Queen Esther.” She closed the program with prayer.

Pat Taylor read from the Mission’s Prayer Calendar Birthday and Mission, and “Different Promises from God” and “Rehab Construction.”

The Sept. 11 meeting will be held in the home of Jodi Kirkpatrick. Devotions and program will be presented by Kay Oughterson. Refreshments will be provided by Jodi Kirkpatrick.

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