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A NEWSLETTER ABOUT MISSIONS AT MARVIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

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For more information about anything you see in this newsletter, visit the Missions pages on Marvin’s web site (www.mumc family.org/ ministry/ missions).

INSIDE THIS ISSUE: Living Legend

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UMCOR Depot

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Mercy Ships events

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Missions Fair

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Marvin Day at Bethesda

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Show your love this Christmas

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Menders at Work

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Conversation with a living legend A night with Dallas Cowboys legend Charlie Waters, is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Pirtle Hall. Proceeds benefit Mercy Ships.

Oct. 3. Cost is $20 for adults and $10 for youth and children. The evening will include dessert, the program and a live and silent auction.

Tickets will go on sale

Marvin Mercy Ships events TUESDAY, OCT. 26

Proceeds from these events

MARVIN STAFF WORK DAY AT MERCY SHIPS HEADQUARTERS

will benefit Mercy Ships.

SATURDAY, OCT. 30

8 A.M.–4 P.M.IN PIRTLE HALL TUESDAY, NOV.

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CONVERSATION WITH A LIVING LEGEND:

ON SALE SUNDAY, DEC. 5

ALL THINGS CHOCOLATE BAKE SALE 9 A.M.-NOON IN THE ATRIUM

UMW TREASURE SALE

DALLAS COWBOYS CHARLIE WATERS

SPONSORED BY THREE STRANDS CIRCLE

SUNDAYS IN DECEMBER

6:30 P.M. IN PIRTLE HALL

HOLIDAY TREE – ADOPT A PATIENT

TICKETS ARE NOW

UMCOR Depot mission trip A mission team from Marvin will head to the UMCOR (United

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Methodist Committee on Relief) Depot, located in Baldwin, Louisiana, on Sunday, Oct. 17.

warehouse receiving, sorting, packing and shipping supplies for disaster relief.

The team will be gone for six days. During that time they will work in the 48,000-square-foot

Please keep the team in your prayers!


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Missions fair Marvin Missions Fair 9:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3 Fair Gym Food, Fun, Fellowship 30 Booths highlighting Marvin’s Mission Partners

Birdhouse Sale – Rev. Sam Duree’s famous birdhouses with proceeds going to the Methodist Seminary in Cote D’Ivoire Russia Christmas Market – proceeds benefit the Russia Children’s Hope Fund

Marvin Day at Bethesda You are invited to participate in Marvin Day at Bethesda Health Clinic from 7:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 6.

the medical clinic that day. If you are interested, contact Bethesda Coordinator Joseph Mitchum (jamco44@juno.com).

We need doctors, dentists, nurses, dental assistants and other non-medical volunteers to help with running

Share your love this Christmas Christmas in the Neighborhood for PATH families, sign up now!

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Marvin Kettle Day for the Salvation Army at Hobby Lobby, Dec. 2

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Adopt a patient tree for Mercy Ships begins Dec. 5

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Santa’s Secret Workshop at St. Paul Children’s Foundation, Dec. 6-10 and 13-17. Provide gifts for a child and help with our party for foster children from the Methodist Children’s Home Dec. 11

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Visits with Santa for missions, throughout the holiday season

Watch for more information about how you can be involved in these wonderful Christmas mission events!

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MARVIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 300 West Erwin Tyler, TX 75702

Non Profit Org. U.S. Postage PAID Permit No. 568 Tyler, TX

Address Service Requested

Bits and pieces DIRECTOR OF MISSIONS: MELISSA BRIGMAN MBRIGMAN@ MARVINUMC.COM

903.592.7396

Coats for Kids Help a child stay warm this winter through this project sponsored by PATH. During the month of October, drop a new or gently-used winter coat by any area dry cleaners displaying the Coats for Kids poster or bring them to the Marvin Welcome Center. On-going missions collections in the Welcome Center HOTEL SIZE TOILETRIES (soap, shampoo) for the St. Paul Children’s Foundation EYEGLASSES for the Lions Club to use in mission work HEARING AIDS for use in medical ministries in Haiti Menders at work

We’re on the Web! www.mumcfamily. com/ministry/ missions

The Marvin Menders continue to “mend for the Lord” on a regular basis! In addition to helping several church members and folks in our community in the past few weeks, the group also worked for four days at YWAM in Lindale doing renovations. Thanks to this group of dedicated men and women!


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