Posts from November 2021

Posts from November 2021

Special Christmas Offering

The Gift of Clean Water for Ramula Odowa Secondary School Since 2011, Ingomar Living Waters has been sharing the gift of clean water with the world. Water is life. But 785 million people throughout the world lack access to clean water. Many (mostly women and children) have to walk for hours just to get water. Women and girls spend 200 million hours every day collecting water. This is time not spent working, caring for their families, or attending school. We…

Delivery Volunteers Needed

Baby Box DeliveryProvide needy moms with diapers, formula, baby clothes and other essentials through no-contact drop-offs! Volunteers pick up items from Catholic Charities Pittsburgh office downtown during business hours and make deliveries to client homes. All addresses are within 15 miles of the downtown office. Since the beginning of the pandemic, many Allegheny County clients of Catholic Charities of The Diocese of Pittsburgh have not had access to reliable transportation. To meet the needs of the medically vulnerable and housebound,…

Special Cluster Charge Conference

There will be a Special Cluster Charge Conference on Tuesday, December 7 at 7pm at the District office. Each local church has been asked by the District Superintendent to vote on issues related to the Boy Scouts bankruptcy. Only members of Leadership Council will have voice and vote. For more information, contact one of the pastors.

Coat Drive

A special invitation: Coats, community, cookies and carols…. The United Methodist Church Union coat drive is a great gift to the North View Heights community, and it provides the children with nice, new, warm winter coats. Donate coats: New, all sizes from infants through young adults. And we need hats, scarves, mittens, gloves in all sizes and colors. On Friday, December 3, at 9:30am, you are invited to gather at the Farmhouse to sort the coats by sizes. We take…

Poinsettias for Christmas

Place your order for poinsettias! Purchase poinsettias to beautify our church for Christmas. Donate and commemorate a loved one by completing an ONLINE form, or complete a paper form available at the Information Centers at church. Indicate your interest on the Connect Card in worship! Cost for each pot of poinsettias is $9. Help us continue this colorful Ingomar Church tradition! Place your order by December 13. Proceeds benefit the Flower Committee.

Shop AmazonSmile

Shop for the holidays at AmazonSmile! Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Ingomar Church Mission Outreach. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support Ingomar Church by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com.Select Ingomar United Methodist Church as your charitable organization, and then begin your normal Amazon shopping at smile.amazon.com.

Advent Study

Join Pastor Cyndi for a 4-week Advent Study You’re invited to join a 4-week Advent hybrid study beginning Sunday, November 28 at 7pm. Each session will be recorded and those who cannot participate at that time can receive access to the recordings upon request. PLEASE NOTE: The first session, November 28 at 7pm, will be online only because Cyndi will be facilitating from Atlanta. Future sessions can be attended in-person in the Conference Room in the Worship and Education Center…

Almost Christmas Advent Study

Almost Christmas: A Wesleyan Advent ExperienceMagrey R. DeVega, Ingrid McIntyre, April Casperson, and Matt Rawle OverviewIn John Wesley’s famous sermon, “The Almost Christian,” he encouraged people to follow Christ wholeheartedly. In Almost Christmas: a Wesleyan Advent Experience, author and pastor Magrey DeVega leads a group of authors in exploring how we can make the same commitment to Christ during Advent, and connect our Wesleyan heritage with the traditional advent themes of Love, Hope, Joy and Peace. ScheduleNovember 28 an Altogether…

HairPeace Hope

Thoughts on Hope by Bonny Diver / HairPeace Charities During this time of year, the word that keeps coming to mind over and over again is Hope. Hope that meals and get-togethers will be special.Hope that gifts will be perfect and heartfelt.Hope that the love of Christ will abound throughout the world! As I was re-reading the story of Jesus’s birth from Matthew and Luke, it got me to thinking. There are a lot of parallels with the Christmas Story…

Love Beyond Borders

Love Beyond Borders: Interfaith Movement to End the PandemicThe Advance Global Ministries | The United Methodist ChurchAdvance #3022671 Project InformationThe Love Beyond Borders campaign aims to raise funds for the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines around the world. The initiative has emerged from First United Methodist Church, Boise, ID and seeks to engage The United Methodist Church in supporting COVAX alongside UNICEF, the key vaccine delivery partner. All funds raised will be sent to UNICEF for this project. The coronavirus…

Be an Angel

Angel Trees Each year, North Hills Community Outreach (NHCO) holds a toy drive that enables thousands of children in need to have a memorable holiday. Last year, 821 children received new toys, games, and other gifts for the holidays. The mission committee supports the Angel Tree program by hanging 40-45 gift tag requests on Christmas Trees outside the sanctuary and in Fellowship Hall. Each tag lists a child’s age and gift wish. The trees decorated with these tags will be…