Weekly Happenings at 
Orchards UMC   11/14/2019 
*Corrected Edition*
The December 
Sower will be going out at the end of November

Please email your December Sower articles!
If you have an 
article for the 
please submit your article or announcement
it to  Sherry by 
Nov. 25th.
so that 
the Sower can 
be sent out before the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Click  here  to submit.

This Week's
Church Schedule:

Thurs., Nov. 14th

Lay Leadership Team Meeting
6:30 pm
Annex Basement

Sun., Nov. 17th

Adult Sunday
 9 am

10 am

Erik & Heather
following worship

Youth Group
3 pm

Mon., Nov. 18th

Tai Chi
6:00 pm
Fellowship Hall

Life Group
6:00 pm
Fireside Room

Tues, Nov. 19th

Life Group
6:30 pm
Annex Basement

Wed., Nov. 20th

Worship Team 
7:00 pm

Thurs., Nov. 21st

Life Group
1:00 pm
Annex Lobby

Heart & Soul Crafters
6:00 pm
Annex Basement

To View Current Calendar items 
use this link:


Children's Pageant
Dec. 15th

Advent Celebration
Dec. 15th

All Church Retreat
April 24th-26th

  Community Connections
All are invited to a  Reception 

to celebrate the union of 

Erik & Heather Davies 

They were married on October 11th in Pine, Colorado, in a small ceremony. The reception will take place on
November 17th in the fellowship hall 
following regular worship
They are registered on ZOLA.COM

There is also a little of their story on that site, 
as well as pictures,  how they met, etc.


OUMC will be staffing WHO
November 24-26, Thursday-Sunday morning.

  Please see Deb B. to sign up for shifts. (I'd   like to set up a sign up genius but haven't yet) 

 The shifts are:
  • 6-10pm, help welcome guests, serve dinner, set up the gym for sleeping etc.
  • 10-2am. Do laundry from showers and keep an eye over sleeping guests
  • 2-6am, prep lunches and watch over the sleeping guests and wake up early departures. 
  • 6-9am, wake up guests, set up breakfast and had out lunches, finish with clean up. 
 See Sherry if you haven't had a  background check  in the past 2   years.

Thursday, Nov. 21st at 6 pm
Saturday, Dec. 7th at 10 am
in the Annex Basement

Do you have Christmas crafts/gifts you need to work on?  
Looking for fun fellowship as well?  Then we're the group for you!  
Bring your own Craft and join in the fun!  

Any questions, please contact Shiloh Olson 541-740-8401
 or Sherry Hibbs 360-518-9988

  Our Annual "Hanging of the Greens" will be Friday, December 6th at   6 pm. Join us as we decorate the church for the Advent Season. Lots   of fun and fellowship as we work together. Contact Betsy Clayton   betsyclayton7@gmail.com with any questions.
 If there is anyone that has a young one that would like to participate
 in the pageant please let me know who and what they would like to   do. I will try to accommodate any requests but have limited parts. 

 Also, if there are any adults (with or without kids) that would be   willing to help out with set up, sound, etc please let me know so we   can limited the amount of jobs for a single person. 

 Email or text is best to reach me. Katie:   katieanndehler@gmail.com     360-567-8525


Advent Celebration is happening on December 15: 

 We will have the Children's Pageant, cards for our shut-ins and   friends, and special "potluck" fellowship where everyone is invited to   bring  favorite holiday treat/tradition savory or sweet (labeled with   name and item is always appreciated)

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 11000 NE Fourth Plain Rd.
             Vancouver, WA  98662

Office Hours: 
Tuesday thru Thursday 
9:00 am - 3:00 pm