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Are you in Need of Prayer?

 PRAYER TIMES IN THE CHAPEL 

Join us in the chapel for a sweet time of prayer.

  • 1st Tuesday of each month: 10:00 a.m.
  • 3rd Thursday of each month: 1:30 p.m.

Life is fragile, handle with prayer. 


Upcoming Events at Bradley During December

  • December 17—Cantata 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.
  • December 17—Greenfield Community Choir Concert 6:30 p.m.
  • December 16—Cookie Walk 10-noon
  • December 24—8:30 & 11:00 a.m. services
  • December 24—Candlelight services at 7 & 11 p.m.

Help Wanted

To fulfill our vision of what Bradley United Methodist Church needs to be, we have a few openings for paid staff positions. If you are interested, you can find more information on our Help Wanted page.

Current openings include:

  • Praise Team Leader

Opportunities to Serve in Love and Share in Hope

Food PantryEvery Sunday is Food Pantry Sunday!  Bring non-perishables and paper products any time.  Boxes are located outside the parlor and outside the office.

Kenneth Butler Soup Kitchen – Attention Amazon Shoppers! Please be sure to go to smile.amazon.com and choose Kenneth Butler Soup Kitchen to be your charity. Amazon will .5% of your eligible purchases to us! Easy, peasy, painless!

The Landing – Be Jesus’ hands and feet in the world— please sign up to prepare or serve dinner at The Landing on the second Wednesday of the month. It’s your chance to serve those less fortunate and in so doing, serve our Lord. Shifts are from 3-5:30 pm and 5:30-7 pm. Help others to “recover from hurts, habits and hang ups. The signup sheets are at the back of the sanctuary. For more information, please contact Kathy Locke, Bob True or Sue True.

  • 12/13/17 – Landing Supper – prepare meal and serve meal

LOVE INC Clearinghouse Help – Love INC is asking for volunteers from the church’s congregation. We need 5 volunteers to answer the phone and listen to the individual stories of the callers to our Clearinghouse. This role is a specific calling so please pray and ask the Lord if HE is calling you to serve Him through Love in the name of Christ in this way. Help is needed Monday-Friday, 9:00-1:00 p.m. If you can spare 1 day a week or 1 day every other week we can use you! However God calls you to serve is much appreciated! For more details, please call Michelle at 317-468-6300.

Items Needed at Hope House  – The Hope House homeless shelter is in need of the following items:

  • industrial mop heads
  • paper towels
  • 39 Gal. Trash bags
  • Tall Kitchen trash bags

These items can be taken directly to the Hope House located at 35 E. Pierson Street, Greenfield, IN 46140.

Meals on Wheels Opportunity – Bradley UMC delivers Meals on Wheels in Greenfield on Thursdays and is looking for a few more volunteers. Meals are picked up at Hancock Health and volunteers donate approximately an hour and a half once a month delivering meals and spending a few minutes visiting with clients. If you can support this opportunity please see Kathy McCorkle, or sign up in the library.

Tree Ornament Project –  Bradley will be “providing Christmas” for seven families in the Greenfield community who have the greatest need. How can you help? The Christmas tree with the paper ornaments will be on the landing soon. Here is what to do: remove one or more paper ornaments from the Christmas tree. On the label will be a request from an adult or child for clothing, a toy, a gift card or a special wish. Purchase that gift, wrap it, attach the paper ornament on the outside, and place it under the tree by Thursday, December 14 if possible, but no later than Sunday morning, December 17 If purchasing gifts cards, please leave those with Sandy during office hours. Watch for the tree and…. Let the shopping begin . . . 

Salvation Army Bell Ringers Needed –  The sign up schedule for ringing bells inside Kroger is in the library. If you need a special time that is already filled or have any questions contact Steve Burt.


Opportunities to Connect in Faith and Grow in Grace

 

Jim Dandy Regular – Thursdays @ Noon – Jim Dandy restaurant will have a place set up for those who want to gather for lunch. This is a group of seniors who meet weekly for fellowship and food.

Thursday, December 14 – Hilltoppers Christmas Luncheon –  Hilltoppers will have their Christmas luncheon on Thursday December 14th at 11:30am in the Parlor. For reservations please call Tink Spencer or Nancy Vaughan.

Saturday, December 16 – UMW Cookie Walk – 10:00AM – Noon – It’s almost that time of year! We will need your help with donations of home baked goods—cookies, candies, chex mix, etc. Start pulling out your favorite Christmas goody recipes and watch for more details.

Sunday, December 17 – Greenfield Community Choir Christmas Concert –  The Greenfield Community Choir, Inc. presents “We Need a Little Christmas” on Sunday, December 17th at 6:30 p.m. here at Bradley UMC. Enjoy some iconic Christmas songs, as well as some Christmas songs you may not be so familiar with. Tickets are available at the door, $5.00 per person or $10.00 per family of 4. Celebrate the Christmas season with us. Enjoy some goodies and beverages in the parlor before and after the concert. A goodwill offering will be accepted to help offset the cost of music and equipment for choir. Our very own Bradley choir will be joining the Greenfield Community Choir for one of the Christmas songs. If you’re interested in getting advanced tickets please see Tracy Campbell or Joy Gradowski.

Sunday, April 8, 2018 – Bradley Church Auction and Dessert Social –  Save the date, Sunday, April 8th, 2018 for the first annual Bradley UMC benefit auction and bake off. Please contact Jerry Rogers for questions.