Weekly eNews – August 10

Upcoming in August @ Blaine Memorial UMC


Blessing

1. Blessing of the Animals Worship
August 17 – 10 am
in the Courtyard
Bring your pets for worship and blessing by our Pastors

 
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2. Kimball/Neighborhood Mission Initiative
Sunday, August 24 – 10 am
with lunch to follow

Join us as we participate together in service projects to bless Kimball School and our neighborhood. There will projects for all ages and generations at Church and around the neighborhood.

We will gather for a brief worship and prayer at 10am and then go forth into working groups here at Church and in our neighborhood, to participate together in projects that we pray will offer a special blessing from our Church Family. Some of the projects include: backpack/school supply assembly, replenishing emergency backpacks, curb painting at Kimball. assembling fleece blankets for emergency kits, general cleanup/kimball garden work.

We will gather back at Blaine about 12:30p for lunch, followed by a prayer blessing in the sanctuary, upon all that we have done, asking for God’s light and love to shine through our actions. Please do join us for this most meaningful event.

Community News

1. Rock and Soul for the Cure
A Benefit Concert for the Susan G. Komen Foundation
August 16 – 7:30p at Benaroya Hall

Blaine Memorial’s own Jerry and Charlene Lee, along with MG2, are hosting a Rock and Soul for the Cure concert to benefit the Susan G. Komen Puget Sound to be held on Saturday, August 16 at 7:30pm at Benaroya Hall, featuring “Kalimba, The Spirit of Earth, Wind and Fire” and special guest performer, Irae. This should be a fun filled evening that you won’t want to miss! Reserved seats are $25 and special VIP seats are $35. For more information and tickets, contact Charlese Jackson at: charlesejackson@mulvannyg2.com.

Weekly eNews – August 3

Upcoming In August @ Blaine Memorial

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1. Blueberry Picking for our Benefit Bazaar
Sunday, August 10 – after worship

Join our Blaine church team as we gather for our annual blueberry picking outing for the October 4 Benefit Bazaar Bake Sale and Dessert Menu. We hope that you will join us, but if the date does not work for you, please feel free to go on your own, with family or friends, pick blueberries for yourself and donate a few pounds to the cause!

• Megraw’s Blueberry Farm – 17403 SE 244th Pl, Kent, WA 98042
Near Tahoma High School and Tahoma National Cemetery
• Sunday, August 10, gather at Noon in the Social Hall
• Please bring your own pails, buckets, boxes to transport berries.
The owner, Bob Megraw, will open up the farm for us on that Sunday,
August 10, (normally closed on that day). We hope to make about 75-100 pies and cobblers.
The plan is to pick a pail for the Benefit Bazaar and then you can pick blueberries for yourself. We can sure use your help!

Other information for personal picking:
• Hours – Varies by day of week (Mon – Sat)
• Price – $1.70 per pound (5 lb. minimum – u-pick)
Always check website: http://bmegraw.googlepages.com
or call 253 631-3428 for up-to-date hours

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2. Onishi Family Singers
August 10 – 10 am
Join us for worship as three generations of the Onishi Family will lend their gifts of music for our Sunday Worship.

Blessing

3. Blessing of the Animals Worship
August 17 – 10 am
in the Courtyard
Bring your pets for worship and blessing by our Pastors

shutterstock_34716211 copy

4. Kimball/Neighborhood Mission Initiative
Sunday, August 24 – 10 am
with lunch to follow
Join us as we participate together in service projects to bless Kimball School and our neighborhood. There will projects for all ages and generations at Church and around the neighborhood.

Weekly eNews – July 27th

Upcoming In August @ Blaine Memorial

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1. Onishi Family Singers
August 10 – 10 am
Join us for worship as three generations of the Onishi Family will lend their gifts of music for our Sunday Worship.

Blessing

2. Blessing of the Animals Worship
August 17 – 10 am
in the Courtyard
Bring your pets for worship and blessing by our Pastors

shutterstock_34716211 copy

3. Kimball/Neighborhood Mission Initiative
Sunday, August 24 – 10 am
with lunch to follow
Join us as we participate together in service projects to bless Kimball School and our neighborhood. There will projects for all ages and generations at Church and around the neighborhood.

Community News

1. Hold These Truths: The Journey of Gordon Hirabayashi by Jeanne Sakata
July 31 – August 3
Pacific Northwest premiere, ACT’s Allen Theatre in Seattle – a one-man solo show inspired by the true story of first generation Japanese-American Gordon Hirabayashi with Joel de la Fuente, directed by Lisa Rothe.

Four performances – July 31 – August 3. For more information: http://www.holdthesetruths.info/

2. FROM HIROSHIMA TO HOPE
Remembering Victims of Violence and Offering Prayers of Peace
Wednesday, August 6 – 6 pm at Green Lake
You are invited to this lantern-floating ceremony honoring victims of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and all victims of violence.
Location is south of the Bathhouse Theater at W. Green Lake Drive N and Stone Way.
6 pm  Gathering, lantern calligraphy, meditation, picnicking, music;
7 pm  Family Program;
8:30 pm  Toro Nagashi, Lantern Floating Ceremony.
Free and Open to the public.  The committee is looking for volunteers -