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e-newsletter Sept 14 2017

Published by Moscow UMC, 2017-09-15 22:20:48

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The Moscow United Methodist Church126 Church Street Office Phone: 570-842-7251Moscow, PA 18444 e-newsletter September 14, 2017 Jim Smailes, June 5, 1942 – September 9, 2017 James C. Smailes, 75, of Spring Brook Twp died on Saturday, September 9,2017 at home. He was the husband of Muriel (Rauner) Smailes. Born in Scranton,he was the son of the late Carl and Elizabeth (Woelkers) Smailes and served in theU.S. Air Force. James was the owner and operator of Sunshine Ceramics, Inc in

Spring Brook Twp from 1973 to 2000 and was an instructor/supervisor at the SkiSchool on Montage Mountain. James was an active member of Moscow UnitedMethodist Church and North Pocono Minisink Lions Club. In addition to his wife,Muriel, James is survived by his sons: Chris Smailes and his wife Denise of N.C.& Scot Smailes and his wife Lynelle of Ct; his grandchildren: Megan, Cameron,Olivia and Joshua. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 17 at 2:00 pm atMoscow United Methodist Church, 126 Church St. in Moscow. In lieu of flowers,memorial donations can be made to Moscow United Methodist Church, 126Church Street, Moscow, Pa 18444 or North Pocono Minisink Lions Club, PO Box1092, Moscow, Pa 18444. Cremation was entrusted to Brian Arthur StrauchFuneral Homes & Cremation Services, LLC in Spring Brook Twp.

Our Nursery By Kim Cashmere Tucked downstairs in our education wing sits our nursery filled with many a fun thing. On Sunday morning it is a place where little one's can play while parents learn of grace. We are in need of some who can volunteer to help with little ones a few days per year. Please consider offering your care, we appreciate your kind gift to be there. To find out how you can volunteer at MUMC’s nursery call 570-842-7251 or email [email protected] The Moscow United Methodist Church is seeking to hire a year roundNursery Coordinator who will provide safe, secure, nurturing and efficient care to children ages newborn to age 6 during our Sunday morningworship service. Responsibilities include helping to coordinate volunteers, playing with the children or directing their play, reading to them, andexhibiting Christ-like patience and love. Act 80 clearances will be needed.For additional information contact: Moscow United Methodist Church 126 Church Street, Moscow, PA 18444. Phone: 570-842-7251.

Praise FestPraise Fest - Let us praise God with our singing!!! All are invited to the NorthPocono Ministerium’s Praise Fest: Sunday, September 17th at 4:00 pm at the MoffatEstate on Rt. 435 in Moscow. Every church’s choir and/or music ensemble has beeninvited to participate. There will be lots of music, fun, fellowship and refreshments.There will be a free will offering taken to benefit the Dry Goods and Food Pantries ofNorth Pocono area. There are picnic tables to sit at but you are welcome to bring yourown lawn chairs. We will be inside the pavilion so we can sing rain or shine!

Grief Support at Wayne Memorial Hospital…A free support group designed to help people cope with the grieving process willbe offered at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The five-week session will providesupport and focus on grief as a normal part of an individual’s transition throughlife. The sessions will be held Monday evenings from 5:30 until 6:30 fromOctober 2nd through 30th in Conference Room #3 on the second floor of WayneMemorial Hospital, 601 Park Street, Honesdale. “Grief is experienced by each individual very differently,” explains Anna M.Walsh, social worker with Wayne Memorial Hospice. “There is no ‘right orwrong’ way to engage in that experience, but the process for each person isencountered in different ways. Sharing the experience often helps us understandour own losses more clearly. It makes us aware we are not alone in our feelings.” Acknowledging that grief is a very individual process, the Support Groupwill encourage participants to explore their own solutions to the challenges ofliving without their loved ones and dealing with the many changes that follow aloss. The group will provide a safe place in which individuals can sort out theirfeelings and share as they are able and willing. No one will be required to share.You may enter or exit at any time. Participants are asked to complete a registrationform, which can be found at For more information, call (570) 241-2685 or email [email protected]. CRIB AVAILABLE - FREE TO A GOOD HOME - IN VERY GOOD CONDITION WITH A THREE YEAR OLD MATTRESS ALSO IN GOOD CONDITION. CALL ROBIN SMERDEN 570-983-7466

Mondays inMoscow 2017

The MUMC Learning TreeNow in its second year MUMC’s Learning Tree offers high-quality Preschool,Pre-K, and Mommy & Me programs that continue to grow. Director MeganBlumer and Teacher Jennifer Luethe lead The Learning Tree in providingsolid foundations for future education that meet PA and North Poconostandards, socially and intellectually enriching children in their early childhooddevelopmental years. Their expertise in and enthusiasm for teaching as wellas their compassion for their students sets them apart. The current enrollmentof the Learning Tree is 14 students in the morning Pre-K program, 7 studentsin the afternoon preschool program, and 6 young ones in the Mommy & Meprogram. Thanks to the MUMC Learning Tree Board of Directors for theirefforts on behalf of our church’s ministry. Enrollment is still open – for moreinformation call 570-249-0200 or 570-842-7251. A busy first day of school at MUMC’s Learning Tree Filled with fun, making friends, and of course – learning!

We Need a Leader/Coordinator for MUMC’s Fall Auction The annual Fall Auction is a significantfundraiser for our church. Usually occurring in early November, the auction is a place wherepeople of all ages come to find treasures, add to their collectables, get ahead on their Christmas shopping, and share a meal with friends and neighbors. We need a leader/coordinator for it. There aremany helpers willing to help with this fun and sometimes even exciting event but we need someone to coordinate the different aspects of it and bring it together, so it can happen.Would you consider stepping up to coordinatethis event? For more information call Consuelo Brown 570-954-0786 or 570-842-7251

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