Samaritan Women Projects

The Samaritan Women (TSW) is a Christian rehab home for victims of human trafficking.  Their mission is to glorify GOD by seeking justice, reconciliation, and healing for these women. They help the women rebuild their lives and their spirits so that they can hopefully re-enter society.  It takes a lot of volunteers and funds to support these ladies.  Montgomery Church has come along side TSW to help with two different projects.  One is the biscotti project.  The ladies are learning about making biscotti and learning about running a business at the same time.  During the month of April, Montgomery will be selling the TSW biscotti Sunday mornings.  The cost is… Read More

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Used Bicycle Collection

The Missions Team will be doing a bicycle collection during the month of April.  The box truck will be in the church parking lot accepting bikes of any size, condition, or age. You may drop them off at Jeff & Tina Bruland’s residence if that’s easier for you. Or, if you need someone to pick one up, please contact Jeff Bruland, Gib Warnick, or Tom Rhinehart. Repairs and preparation for shipping will be done at the Brulands’ home. If you wish to help with that, please let them know.

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Holiday Food Baskets

It is Fall! Thanksgiving will be here before we know it. It is so exciting that due to the excellent response from the congregation last year the committee will be provide for more families this year. Thank you all. We are already starting to collect non-perishable food and monetary donations for the Thanksgiving Holiday Food Baskets. Food can be placed in the Coat room or Classroom “B”. Monetary donations can be placed in Rosa Mandich’s mailbox in the Coat room, please mark that it is for the baskets. Please see insert for requested items and to sign up to help.

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Christmas Shoeboxes

Fearless YG is asking for your help. Look for us collecting donations for Operation Christmas Child. We as a Youth Group have a goal of doing 100 shoe boxes. We don’t want to interfere with what you are doing as a family. However, we’d appreciate both your monetary donations as well as items for our shoe boxes. We are focusing on Boys 10-14 and Boys 2-4. Did you know these two age groups get the least shoe boxes of all? Let’s send a message with a 100 boxes to the boys. Look for us in the Connecting place between services. We’ll have a list of items for these two groups.… Read More

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We Are Collecting Gently Worn Coats

Look through your closets because for the month of November, we will be collecting any extra coats, any size, adult and children as long as they are in good shape. It’s that time of year when coats become a necessity for school children and adults. Last time we collected coats we received 300 that were distributed to families and individuals unable to purchase new ones. You can bring your coats to the “Coat” Room or place in the HIM truck, parked in the parking lot, when it is open. Any questions can be directed to Jeff Bruland or Gib Warnick. Thank you for contributions.

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Please Help us with Disaster Relief

Many persons have been asking how they might help in providing relief for the victims of flooding in Texas, Florida, and the Caribbean. This is particularly critical, since our United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is a place where 100% of your contributions go to help persons in affected areas. NOT ONE PENNY goes to administrative costs. (Your conference apportionments provide all UMCOR’s administrative budget.) One more reason to be pleased to be a United Methodist. If you would like to give directly to UMCOR, you can do so at their website (umcor.org). You may also give through Montgomery Church. Please designate “Disaster Relief” on the memo line of your… Read More

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Caregiver Support Group

Started in 2008, the group is open to members and non-members of Montgomery UMC. The group discusses difficulties as well as positive experiences while caring for a loved one who is suffering from Alzheimer’s, cancer or any other illness that renders their loved one incapable of caring for themselves. Each member receives valuable feedback that is helpful to all in attendance. The group also invites outside speakers to come and speak about topics related to caregiving for a loved one. If you have a family member or friend for whom you are a part-time or full-time caregiver, please plan on joining us. We would love to have you join us whether you want… Read More

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