Vacation Bible School: Save the dates of May 20-24 for VBS. Jamieson will be hosting this year in cooperation with Clarksville Presbyterian and Clarksville Baptist. We will need volunteers to help with set-up, kitchen, and activity supervision. Please sign up on the clipboard at the back of the sanctuary.
Rise Against Hunger: We will be participating in a meal packaging event on May 19. We will carpool to Shady Grove UMC near South Boston, leaving our church at 9:00am and returning about 12:30. This is a great opportunity to make an impact globally in a short-term committment. Sign up on the clipboard in the back of the sanctuary.
Food Pantry: Please remember to bring in Food Pantry items and leave them on the back pew near the kitchen. Jamieson usually collects the first Sunday of every month, but donations are welcome any time. Special needs in May are cartons of powdered milk and canned tuna and chicken.
UMCOR Kits for Conference: We are collecting items for School Kits and Health Kits to be distributed by UMCOR to people in crisis in the US and abroad. Please pick up a shopping list and return items in the designated box by May 27.
Church Directories: The 2018 Jamieson Directory is available in the narthex.
Recycling: There is a white trash can in the breezeway for recycling alumninum cans and a trash bin in the parking lot each Sunday. See Hank Immel if there are questions.
Emmaus Weekends: The Spring, 2018, weekends will be held April 12-15 for men and May 3-6 for women. Please contact any who just attended the Fall weekend -- Joe, Elaine, Bob, Susan, El, or Leigh.
Bible Study: Daytime Bible Study is held on Wednesdays at 1:00 pm, starting with a study of the Book of Hosea. The only book necessary is your Bible. Evening Bible Study is held on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.. The study is an overview of the whole Bible - Genesis through Revelation - based on Henrietta Mears' book "What the Bible is All About." There is no need to purchase the book as handouts will be provided each week.
Options for Giving: See the Giving tab on our website for full information.
Save your labels: The UMW collects Boxtops for Education for Clarksville Elementary. A basket is on the UMW bookshelves in the back of the sanctuary.
Mission Dollars: Each Sunday, we are asked to place $1.00 bills in the offering for a specific mission each Sunday.
COMMUNITY MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES
The Clarksville Prayer Box Ministry, an interdenominational group of women in the community, are providing prayer boxes at Meadowview Terrace Nursing Home, the YMCA Complex and the Clarksville Town Office. The prayer boxes will be at the locations by the first week in November. Th;e Clarksville Police station has also approved having a prayer box at the station and will be operational as soon as another prayer box is made ready. With each public prayer box, there will be blank forms for people to use to submit their praises and concerns. The boxes will be collected weekly and prayed over by the Community Prayer Team. People will be able to choose to have only the team pray for the request or it can be shared with local congregations. Our community needs are important to us and more importantly to GOD. If you would like to become a member of this Prayer Ministry, please contact Elaine Senz at 434-374-2649
Backpack Buddies: The start of the school year also signals the start of our Backpack Buddies program. Jamieson currently has over 30 volunteers who work on a rotating schedule to help pack, deliver, and distribute food bags at the elementary school each Friday afternoon. The bags contain weekend meals for children from food insecure homes. Please pray for this program and the children and families that it touches. If you are interested in serving or learning more about the program, please contact Elaine Senz, 374-2649.
Lunch Buddies: Clarksville Elementary School needs lunch buddies. For more information or to sign up, contact the School Counselor at 374-8668.