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Church Fair Mission Report 2019

The Fall Fair/Auction continues to be a major fundraiser for our church. The 2019 Fall Fair/Auction did not disappoint financially. More importantly the day was filled with teamwork and a sense of community. We welcomed our guests with a warm hello and warm cider. A large variety of handmade crafts were generously donated and beautifully displayed. New to us this year was…

Missions Ministry Annual Report 2019

The year 2019 proved to be a busy and productive year for the Missions Ministry. Members: Deanne Bellinger, Kris Collins, Jeannette Galvin, Becky Halsey, Leah Moynihan, Jim Santsaver, Janice Tondravi, and myself, welcomed Dolores Charron to the Ministry. Duties were divided up amongst everyone – to distribute the work load. This proved to be very effective and everyone…

Annual Report of the Flower Ministry 2019

The Flower Ministry would like to thank everyone for their part in beautifying our church here at Oldtown. in 2019. For Easter, we had a total of 46 plants – a mixture of lilies, tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths. They added to the beauty of our sanctuary and gave celebration to the Resurrection of Jesus. For Christmas, we had 26 beautiful red and white poinsettias to…

Report of the Deacons for 2019

Greetings and Happy New Year from your Deacons!! I am glad to report that the spiritual life of the congregation at Oldtown is well. Throughout this past year, we have faced some challenges and risen to overcome them. We have grown together as a family, not without experiencing the growing pains that all families go through. However, as with most loving families, we have…

Food Forward Project 2019

Our Food Forward Project was established in 2016 with the goal of helping those in our community who are food insecure. We adding one dollar to the price of our Church suppers and it’s that extra dollar that funds the program. A great meal is enjoyed and that little extra means someone else will also eat, thus paying it forward. In 2016 the project raised $929, in 2017…

Oldtown Music Ministry Annual Report 2019

At Oldtown, we include a wide variety of music in our worship, from age-old favorite hymns to the latest in contemporary music as heard on K-LOVE and other radio stations. We are blessed to have talented musicians and singers to share their gifts with us each Sunday. This past year, we bid farewell to our longtime pianist Joyce Sheppard as she and her family moved to…

Oldtown Music Ministry Annual Report 2018

If you’ve attended worship at Oldtown, you know the importance music has in our worship services. From the prelude and introit that welcome everyone to our sanctuary to the benediction response at the end of worship that sends everyone back out into the world, music flows throughout our services. It helps us gather our thoughts and be present, reflect on the…

Church Fair Mission Report 2018

Our 2018 fall fair was held on Saturday, November 17, 2018 and it certainly provided us with lots of reasons to celebrate. This year saw the addition of a book room, expanded treasure rooms and new lunch menu in addition to our traditional offerings. These additions were well received with our guests and we plan to continue them in 2019. Many members of our congregation…

Missions Ministry Annual Report 2018

2018 saw a growth in, not only the size, but of the dedication of the Missions Ministry. Four new members: Becky Halsey, Leah Moynihan, Jim Santsaver, and Janice Tondravi were welcomed to the Ministry, as was Deanne Bellinger in September. Each of them, along with Kris Collins and Jeannette Galvin, brought new ideas, energy, and compassion to the group. The first order of…

Annual Report of the Flower Ministry 2018

The Flower Mission thanks you all for your part in our beautiful holiday flower displays here at Oldtown. The spring plants and poinsettias add to beauty of our sanctuary and the enjoyment of our service. We are blessed to have the lovely Hummel crèche donated by The Greene family in memory of their daughter, Marilyn Cleaves, and the larger crèche that was given by Conrad…
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