The United Church of Milton
Making Disciples who make disciples
                                       Teaching them to:
Love God; Love Neighbor and Love the World


Sunday Worship
10AM
At the United Church Or Join us on line for
“HOME” CHURCH
10AM
Contact Donna at donnapollock8@msn.com and she will email you a Zoom link
You can check in Sunday at 9:45am

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SUNDAY May 16
MESSAGE
Gifted to Serve

Scripture
Romans 12:3-13

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MOTHER’S DAY SPECIAL OFFERING
May 9 – 30th
It’s More Than Just A Blanket
For many years the United Church of Milton has been actively involved with the Church World Service Blanket Program helping to keep our neighbors warm by providing blankets to families here in the U.S. and around the world.
These blankets are part of emergency supplies for refugees and disaster relief.
This Mother’s Day the Mission’s Team invites you to share God’s love by as we participate in a special offering to provide blankets to mothers and their families all around the world.  For $10.00, you can give a blanket that provides warmth & shelter, comfort & privacy, & healing & hope wherever God’s people may need care.
MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO Milton United Church with blankets in the memo

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SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY
9am
With Pastor Steve
Join us for a deeper reflection on the Sunday scripture in classroom 5

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THE UPSIDE DOWN KINGDOM
By Donald B. Kraybill
We’ll read one chapter a month on own but please
join Pastor Steve for discussion the last Sunday of the month.
BOOK DISCUSSION The Last Sunday of the Month
May 30th – Chapter 3
IN PERSON
– 9am Sunday Fellowship Hall
VIA ZOOM – 2pm Sunday from your home.
Please contact Pastor Steve to sign up for the zoom link.  svseipke@gmail.com

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VACATION BIBLE CAMP
Wilderness Escape
August 9-13th
8:30am -12:00pm
@ New Life Christian Church, Centre Rd. Milton
Four area churches in partnership creating a great experience for children.
We will celebrate at an Outdoor Worship in the Park Sunday August 15th
We’re looking for volunteers to help with the camp.
To register child(ren) or sign up to volunteer
Please contact Robyn at 802-893-0307 or robynalefebvre@myfairpoint.net

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HELPING HANDS THRIFT SHOP
HOURS
Thursday 3-7pm
Friday 10am-2pm
Saturday 10am – 2pm

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 HOW MAY WE PRAY FOR YOU?
Please call one of us below or use the Online Healing Rooms with your prayer needs
www.healingrooms.com Open link. Scroll to the bottom. Click on “Online Healing Rooms”
OR you may email fathershearthr@aol.com

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ANEW PLACE MEALS NEEDED
ANEW Place is excited to announce our expanding partnership with New Moon Café.
Beginning August 1st, New Moon Café will be providing the meals for our
89 North Street location and our Low Barrier Shelter every day except Sundays.
This will be a big change to our Meal Provider Program.
We will be looking for Meal Providers for Sundays only. You can still sign up for Sunday meals here: www.anewplacevt.org/meals

We will also be seeking financial donations for the cost of the meals which boils down to about $2.95/a meal or $200/day. You can donate to the meals program here: https://www.anewplacevt.org/new-moon-cafe-meals.html

We provide approximately 65 meals a day to help our neighbors experiencing homelessness, which totals almost 1700 meals per month. Your continued support will be needed and greatly appreciated.
Please feel free to reach out to Heather Matthews with any questions. 802.862.9879 ext. 1006 or
email Heather at heather@anewplacevt.org

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FOOD DONATIONS NEEDED
Milton Family Community Center
Donations accepted during the hours of 10 am and 2 pm
The MFCC Emergency Food Shelf will be open Wednesday through Friday from 10 am 2 pm, and through April 1st (tentatively), and will serve participants by appointment only.
Please call us at (802) 893-1457 during the hours listed above, or email us at mfcc@miltonfamilycenter.org to make these arrangements
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HOW CAN I GIVE AN OFFERING?
Yes! Five options
Thank you for your generosity
IN PERSON –
Sundays – offering plates in the front and back of Sanctuary
MAIL – United Church PO BOX 107, Milton VT 05468
TEXT – 802-500-1290
ONLINE – go to the top of the page and click on the donation tab
PC BANKING – send a check through your bank’s bill pay service

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  FATHER HEART HEALING ROOMS
ONLINE HEALING ROOMS
 To request prayer please go to the website
www.healingrooms.com Open link. Scroll to the bottom. Click on “Online Healing Rooms”
OR you may email fathershearthr@aol.com

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WORSHIP IN THE SANCTUARY
10AM
Our goal is to limit risk as best we can as we move indoors
Below are things to be prepared for:

  • Masks – When we gather please wear a mask while in the sanctuary and building.
  • Please keep doorways and entrances clear
  • 6 ft distancing – please observe guidelines
  • Seating – please avoid pews with upturned cushions and signs indicating “unavailable” to help maintain a safe distance during worship
  • Offering – plates will set up at the back and front of the church where you may place your offering. Online giving, mail in or pc banking is still available
  • Fellowship Hall will be open, but no Food or Beverages will be served at this time
  • Communion is on hold
  • Online “home church” will continue via Zoom
  • Sunday Services will continue to be recorded
  • Nursery care unavailable
  • Assisted Listening devices – earbud must be wiped before and after use – alcohol wipes provided

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SERVANT LEADERS

Council of Elders
Moderator –  OPEN
Vice Moderator – OPEN
Treasurer – Angela Amstein
Secretary –  Marty Koldyk
Intentional Interim Pastor – Steve Seipke
Asst Pastor – Donna Pollock