Support the Youth

Am hoping you all survived the storm on Tuesday!  It’s beautiful out there – that’s the only thing I can think of that’s good about a snow storm in March!
Four of us attended a gathering on Youth this past Saturday presented by the Conference (paid for by mission shares) gathering information about supporting our kids, motivating them to become more involved in their journey with God.  Although a long day, we did glean some great information.  In that regard, let’s begin by being more supportive of them!
Did you know 16 youth attended a lock-in at the church this past weekend??  The youth group is holding a fund raising breakfast this coming Saturday, March 18 to raise money for their summer mission trip.  Breakfast will be at the MASONIC LODGE, 30 Mont Vernon St., Milford from 8-11 a.m.  Please support the youth, by getting a great meal for a meager donation of $7.00!
After breakfast on Saturday, make your way over to the church to join the Christmas Crafters from 10-1 or anytime in between.  A fun bunch of folk preparing for Christmas, no experience necessary.  The recent snow should help with the spirit!
If you know any youth who might like to get involved with the MUMC youth group please ask them to make their way to Lefty’s Lanes this Sunday in Milford from 4:30 – 6:00, meeting at the bowling alley at 4:30.   Thanks to Kerri-Lynn and Tom for being such great youth leaders.  Contact either one with questions or give me a call and I’ll get your questions to them.
Have a great rest of the week!  See you Sunday.
Rev. Casey Collins
327 North River Road
PO Box 476
Milford, NH  03055
603-673-2669

Centering Prayer

Good morning!

Some opportunities for you:

Tomorrow night at 6 p.m. at MUMC we’ll be watching the highly rated film “13th” which shows what happened after the 13th amendment was passed.  I hope you can join in.

If you are interested in MUMC kids and their future with God please consider attending a Tri-State District resource day a week from tomorrow, March 11 from 9:30-2:30 with presenters skilled in developing and maintaining an effective youth ministry.  There are 4 of us going and we’d love to add to that number.  Interested? Please let me know to carpool to Eliot, Maine which is about an hour’s drive.  Our Mission Shares have paid for this event.

As we are now on our Lenten journey, especially in that spirit, I invite you to spend extra time in conversation with God, getting to know Jesus better and what it means to have him love you so very much.  At 12:15 on Sunday Kathy Wood will be leading the topic of “Centering Prayer,” one way to do that.  The following Sunday at 12:15 will begin a 5 week study on the Prodigal Son.  I hope these are on your calendar as a way to delve into a more spiritual life.

Blessings.  Casey

Rev. Casey Collins

Milford United Methodist Church

327 North River Road

PO Box 476

Milford, NH  03055

603-673-2669