Need Clean and Useable Items as described below: Are you putting aside those items you no longer have use for to donate to the Rummage Sale? The rummage sale will be held on May 14th, 15th, and 16th at the church. MAKE SURE ALL ITEMS ARE CLEAN AND USEABE! We will price items. If you feel your items should go at a certain price, then DO go ahead and Pre-price them before you bring them in.
We will accept miscellaneous household items EXCEPT large furniture and appliances. Also, we will accept any decorative items, toys, books, dishes kitchen utensils, etc. We will NOT be selling clothes but will accept clothing accessories such as jewelry belts, purses, scarves etc. NO DRESSES, SLACKS, JEANS, SKIRTS, SHIRTS, BLOUSES, UNDERGARMENTS, SHOES, PLEASE!
Drop off your items at the church between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, May 11th, 12th and 13th. DO NOT wait until Thursday to drop them off!! Be prepared to possibly unload your own boxes and help set-up your merchandise on the tables. You can also bring them on Sunday, May 10th and leave them at the VERY BACK of Fellowship Hall. If these times are not convenient for you, call Lydia at 815.777.8232 and she will arrange another time. For pickup items contact Helen at 815.777.0078. If you have any craft items to bring, please PRE-PRICE them!
A “Helpers” sign-up sheet will be posted on the bulletin board for volunteers to help on the drop-off days and for the days of the sale, and also for packing up at 12:00 Noon on May 16th. The men can help too by helping unload boxes for drop-offs, and on the day of the sale, to carry boxes to the customers’ cars. We will also need a truck or van (depending on the amount of left-overs) to take to a re-sale shop.
Any questions, call Lydia at 815.777.8232 or Isobel at 815.777.1440.
THE DAILY WORK OF THE CHURCH
THE WORSHIP COMMITTEE
Greeters and Ushers: Greeters and Ushers: We need an individual willing to coordinate greeters and ushers.
5th Sunday Shared Service: The shared services with Lord of Love, United Methodist, and First Presbyterian will continue this year but will be at the Galena Middle School again.
Summer Shared Saturday Evening Services: We will continue with the Saturday evening services at 5:00 PM at the Vista Café in Midwest Medical Center beginning in June. The Saturday evening shared worship service provides another time choice for summer worship and provides an opportunity for physically impaired people to attend services more easily.
Holy Week services: See our regular calendar for details.
Palm Sunday: See our regular calendar for details. Maundy Thursday: See our regular calendar for details.
Good Friday: This is a shared service. Details are included with the regular calendar.
Easter Flowers to Decorate the Sanctuary: For Easter, anyone who wishes to bring flowers for decorating should have them at the church as announced in the bulletin.
Easter Worship Service: The Easter Worship Service will be at our church at the usual 10:00 AM time..