Blessings of the Animals and Pastor Appreciation Sunday
October 8, 2017
On this Sunday, we held the Celebration of the Festival of St. Francis with the scripture readings read by Sir Chief on Genesis 1:20-31; sermon “What I learned from my Dog” by Pastor Norm; and the Blessings of the Animals of all types, including 200 ladybugs, via in attendance or by phone photos or by framed picture and the pet’s human receiving Certificates of the Blessing.   Our Staff Parish Chair, Betty Y read an appreciation note from congregation, but written by Doris K for Pastor Norm and we all celebrated with a bright delicious cake.
 
 
December SonShine Food Pantry Give Away.  A busy day with many old and new faces receiving frozen goods, can goods, breads, desserts, cereal, drinks, eggs, dairy items, fresh produce and fruit, Christmas candy and goodies and hygiene items.  Every Second Thursday of the month is the food closet and every Fourth Thursday is the bread give away.  Pictures below show our volunteers and those we serve.  See you next year.

Framing of the New Ramp

Installation of Handrails

Our New Stairs and Handicap Ramp to the New Back Fellowship Door

Our New Ramp and Steps to our New Fellowship Parking Lot Door

First Sunday of Lent

Bible Story from 1 Chronicles 4:9-10

Empty Bowls Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser on April 20, 2018 at Real Life Church, 550 Industrial Dr, Suite 100, Galt, from 5:30-8:00p.m.  Tickets are $7 per person ($5 per child under 8 years old). This fundraiser supports the First Baptist Church Pantry, South County Services, Sunshine Closet at GUMC, and the Real Life Household Pantry.  For more information on these community services or to get your tickets, please visit facebook page @ SERVE GALT or visit the website, www.ricgalt.com/events or call 209-730-6354
 
July 1, 2018:  Pastor Joe joins us again as Minister of Discipleship assisting Pastor Norm.

Chin Cho, Missionary spoke on 12 June 2018

Mongolia Missionary

 
Sunday, August 19 at 10 a.m., we have the joy of celebrating Youth Sunday. Our worship experience has been designed by and will be led by our own Mariah and Mercedes Diego.These two young woman have been a part of the life of Galt UMC since grade school. Most of us have seen them grow up. Our investment in their lives and theirs in ours causes heaven to smile. We trust you’ll plan on being a part of tomorrow’s special celebration. 
 
As a part of our continued investment in their lives, we will be receiving a special offering to be used toward their college studies. If you wish to give, please designate your check or envelope as “M&M” Any amount…$5, $10, $20 or more will be appreciated. See you tomorrow.
 

New Members September 16, 2018

New Members, September 16,2018

New Members September 16, 2018

Special Music, September 23, 2018

Singer, Mr. Ochoa

Sunday, Sept 23, 2018 The song “Others”

Sunday, Sept 23, 2018 Chorus to “Others”

The Blessings of the Animals Sunday Service September 30, 2018 – May God, who created the animals of this earth, continue to protect and sustain us all, now and forever.  Amen
 

Batman at Church this morning, Oct 28, 2018

Operation Christmas Child Shoe Boxes Blessing Sunday Nov 18, 2018

Our own GUMC Batman and Good Witch

 
 
 

Praying over the shoeboxes

Batman with Mazie Oct 28, 2018

Dropping off our boxes

Sermon Nov 18,2018

UMW blessing pumpkin

Advent “Joy” Altar

One of the two Advent Joy Banners

Shirley ready to light the Advent ‘Joy’ Candle while Kim reads Matthew 1:18-25

Candle One (JOY) is lit. For the sermon this is the Doubt Candle-so thankful Joseph didn’t keep doubting, but listened to God.

New member Ann with pastors and friends

Annie reading scriptures and lighting of the 2nd Advent Candle

The Candle is lit!