Friday, November 21, 2014

Welcome to Readfield United Methodist Church!

...a welcoming community of believers seeking to grow in Christ and to serve in mission


We Invite You to Join Us for Worship.
                                          Come as You Are!

            10:00 a.m. at Torsey Memorial Church  
with Nursery care, Sunday School, followed by coffee fellowship 


“To fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek him the greatest adventure; to find him, the greatest human achievement.” St Augustine of Hippo 



Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner



November 27th 11:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.



     Home cooked dinner of Turkey & Ham
                                               with all the fixings

           All day dessert bar with board games & cribbage!

           All welcome! Come for dinner or just dessert and games!


Donations can be made through the church to purchase food for this dinner.  Just put on the memo line thanksgiving dinner


We are now collecting gently used winter coats/boots/hats /scarfs/gloves for our winter closet.


Christmas Fair,Saturday,
December 6th



It’s not too early to be thinking of our annual Christmas Fair!  This year we are going to try to get a head start on the fair. 

 Pre-order your Christmas Wreath

Our Christmas Fair is famous for lovely, decorated, full, double-sided wreaths.  This year we will be offering early wreath pick up prior to the fair, starting the week of Thursday, November 20th, or you can get yours at the fair on December 6th.  If you would like to pre-order a wreath, please email the office at or call us at 207-685-4211.  Also there is a sign-up sheet at the greeters table. 


Start gathering items for our Silent Auction. On the greeters table is a sign-up sheet for our bountiful baskets. This is one of our biggest fundraising efforts. If you have never done this, here are some suggested themes:

pets --- gardeners ---tea lovers --- coffee --- chocolate lovers--- Italian --- movies --- books --- children --- made in Maine ---homemade items, etc.   


You purchase items for a basket. We will provide the basket and wrappings. Please write down what is in the basket and the value or price.  We will wrap beautifully and make them ready to for the silent auction.   Please get your baskets in by November 16th

In addition to our baskets, our Silent Auction offers Fine Goods and Services.  Here are some ideas for goods and services that you might donate:

jewelry --- decorative items --- pottery --- framed art or photographs --- toys --- games --- gift certificates (to any kind of store, salons, movie tickets...) --- quilts --- art or music lessons --- tutoring --- babysitting --- catering a dinner --- sewing 

Plans are in the works for a 2nd Mission Trip to N.J. to help with the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Planned dates right now are to leave April 26 and return May 2 2015. Anyone interested in joining Team Torsey for this Volunteer Mission please contact George F Smith (WTVL) or Brenda Davenport. Online information is available at A FUTURE WITH Thank you, George



The office needs your articles for our Advent/Winter Torsey Times by November 5th.


  You can now give your monthly pledge, tithe, or special gifts to Readfield UMC directly on-line. You can also reload your card for the Hannaford gift card program using this link. This is a secure and flexible way of giving to support the ministries of Readfield UMC. 


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