Salvation Army Bell Ringing 2016

Only a few days left before we usher in Christmas.  Are you ready for Jesus to be reborn into your life?

A reminder that on Sunday, Christmas Day there will be only one service at 10:30.  Christmas Eve will see services at 5, 7 and 11 p.m.

Tami asked that I forward the following information.  Please be in touch with her asap if you can lend a hand!

Salvation Army Bell Ringing 2016 ………… So far this year we have only collected a fraction of what we’ve been able to collect in past years.  This is primarily due to the number of ringers that we’ve had participate this year.  With 80 percent of the monies collected staying local, this is a great way for us to support needs in our community.  If you are able to ring for 1 hour either tomorrow or Christmas Eve please e-mail Tami Davis-Betelak (martin.betelak@comcast.net) or text/call Tami at 801-5256.  

Current Needs:

Friday at Shaws … 12-1p, 1-2p, 2-3p, 3-4p, 4-5p, 5-6p

               Market Basket … 12-1p, 3-4p, 4-5p, 5-6p

Saturday at Shaws … 9-10a

               Market Basket … 11a-12n, 12-1p, 1-2p, 2-3p, 3-4p

(The temperature tomorrow is forcasted at 43* high and Saturday 40*)

Wishes for a blessed Christmas

Rev. Casey Collins

Milford United Methodist Church

327 North River Road

PO Box 476

Milford, NH  03055

603-673-2669

Wonderfully Awesome Christmas MUMC

Hi all,

The snow is certainly beautiful – could do without the cold cold weather however. Here’s hoping the weather cooperates tomorrow for church services! It’s going to be 50 tomorrow afternoon they say. Unreal.

The Wonderfully Awesome Christmas MUMC Concert is at 7 p.m. tomorrow. Please please don’t miss it as it will be, did I say wonderful and awesome?? On Wednesday, Dec. 21, the shortest night of the year is the Blue Christmas service at 7 for those who have difficulty getting through this holiday for whatever reason whether it be loss of a loved one, or a job or, many different things; Christmas is not joyfilled and parties for many. Christmas eve services are 5, 7 and 11 so there are many opportunities over the next week to worship and thank God for this wonderful gift of the Christ child.

Be safe if you need to go outside.
Blessings. Casey

Rev. Casey Collins
Milford United Methodist Church
327 North River Road
PO Box 476
Milford, NH 03055

603-673-2669

Live Nativity

I just can’t even wrap my head around the fact that Christmas is in just two weeks!  Are you ready?  I’m not asking if you have all your shopping done or Christmas cards addressed, but if YOU are ready for the Christ child to enter your life once again.  There is a difference. I hope Advent is playing out in your heart in a joyous and meaningful way.

Today is the LIVE NATIVITY from 4 to 5:30.  This event is a memory maker.  See the animals, pat the calf, join in the carols and praise the new born baby!  We do need some help.  PLEASE, if you’re able and can help lift the stable out onto the grass come by the church at 3 p.m. We have a few folks already but it’s heavy and need a few more.  Many hands make light work!!!!  And if you’ve always wanted to be an angel or a magi you can pick out your costume (although that’s not necessary so don’t stay away because of the possibility of being drafted).  Thank you!!

And I know you must have December 18 at 7 on your calendar for the glorious Christmas Concert.  I LOVE that.  AND

December 21, the shortest night of the year is the Blue Christmas service at 7 p.m. for those who have trouble getting through the holidays.  This service truly reminds us of the strength this babe can give us without the secular hoopla of the season getting in the way.  We celebrate the returning light as the day’s just get longer from there

May the Bethlehem child bring you joy.  See you tomorrow.

Rev. Casey Collins

Milford United Methodist Church

327 North River Road

PO Box 476

Milford, NH  03055

603-673-2669

Live Nativity

WOW! You should be here, really. The Christmas Craft Fair is open until 1:00. Don’t miss out if you can possibly make it. Where did all the Christmas delights and crafts and decorations come from? And the Café! I’ve never been to a Christmas Fair with such good food offered for both breakfast and lunch. Don’t miss out!

And next week is the Live Nativity on Saturday from 4-5:30. Carols. goodies, and a great time of fellowship and fun. To top it all off, one of the animals, the calf, loves people company!

And then the following week, Sunday, Dec. 18 at 7 is the incredible Christmas Concert! Last year’s was awesome so there is no doubt it will be thee place to go to get your Christmas music fix for this season.

See you at them all! What a wonderful time of celebrations to usher in the Christ child. And see you at church tomorrow as we continue our journey with Scrooge as he makes his way to Christmas past.

Blessings and peace

Rev. Casey Collins
Milford United Methodist Church
327 North River Road
PO Box 476
Milford, NH 03055

603-673-2669