Thrasher United Methodist
Friday, July 20, 2018
Open hearts. Open minds. Open doors.

Summer 2013

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Porch Painting

Saturday, July 6 we are going to paint a porch in Roanoke as a follow-up to the Big Day of Serving.  We will meet at church at 9 am and should be finished by noon. 


Appalachian Service Project

The ASP team will leave Sunday, July 21 for Avery County NC for a week of service in Appalachia. 

There will be a brief meeting at 10:30 on Sunday, July 14 (immediately after Pastor Jae’s reception) to answer last minute questions and pass out t-shirts for ASP.


Pool Ministry

Thursday, July 18 from 11:30 until 2:30.  Plan to come to help us serve our town!


Bible Study

On Monday, July 8 Michael Boland is going to begin a Bible study of the book of James.  This will meet at 10 am in the youth Sunday school room (upstairs).  Bring your Bible and a genuine interest in Bible study!  This group will meet every Monday.


 Fun in the Summer!

Sunday, July 14 will be our first movie night at the Lanes!  Dinner will be at 6:00 and Toy Story 3 will begin at 7:30.  Bring a new toy to donate to Toys For Tots, your admission cost!

Sunday, July 28 we will go as a church to watch the Salem Red Sox play.  Let me know how many tickets you need for you and your family. 

Sunday, August 4 we will go to Hot Shots at the Lake.

Friday, August 9 thru 12 will be our youth retreat to Myrtle Beach.  We will stay at the Myrtle Beach Christian Retreat Center.  This trip is open to all youth including rising 6th graders.

Sunday, August 18 the New River will be our destination as we head to New River Junction for a day of tubing and picnics. 


Hospitality for the Sojourner Among Us.

We have several groups coming through Roanoke and spending the night at Thrasher.  We would like to show them true hospitality by providing snacks and breakfast.  The first group is an ASP group coming from New Jersey on Saturday, July 6.  We need snacks for them when they arrive Saturday evening – cookies, chips, fruit, etc. and breakfast for Sunday morning.  This could be Soul Café and we just pick up the tab for them.  On Wednesday, July 10 a group will be here from Braddock St. UMC on their way to a week of missions in NC.  We will need snacks on Wednesday evening and breakfast on Thursday morning at 6:45.