Vespers – November 23

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Please join us for Vespers, this Sunday, November 23rd at 5pm in the Kono Chapel.
Come for a time to pause at the close of the day, to bless God and one another in song, silence, and prayer.

Weekly eNews – November 2

Weekly eNews – November 2

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1. Help B.Y.G. provide Thanksgiving Meals for needy families

B.Y.G. – Blaine Youth Group, with the help of Church School and their families, we will be preparing over 10 complete Thanksgiving meals for families from Kimball Elementary for the annual Thanksgiving Meal Service Project. Starting today, Nov. 2 to Sunday, Nov. 23, there will be an opportunity for all of Blaine’s friends and families to get involved! We will be posting a wish list of food items needed for purchase to complete our meals every Sunday after services. Please stop by and consider how you can help support by donating items from the list. For further information, please contact Pam Nakano at pinouyeotr@aol.com or Mark Bradshaw at markybradshaw@hotmail.com. Thank you!

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2. November Monthly Collection for Asian Counseling and Referral Services
Offering a Multicultural and Multilingual Approach to Social and Behavioral Services
Since 1973

Our November Collection will be for the Asian Counseling and Referral Services, one of the most used food banks in King County.

Here are the items that we will be seeking for November…
Food Bank Wish List
Rice (all Asian varieties) • Fish (canned or dried)
Tofu (vacuum packed, non-perishable)
Soy and Oyster sauces • Dried vegetables • Asian noodles
Cooking oil • Canned fruit

Please leave your donation in the collection trunks in Lee Activity Center or Sanctuary Narthex by November 24. Thank you for your continued support.

Community News

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1. Medicare Update and Prescription Plan for 2015
with Cho Shimizu
November 14 – by appointment
Deadline for Medicare sign up – December 7

Cho Shimizu is available to meet with Blaine Members and friends concerning Medicare changes in preventive services, durable medical equipment and drug prescriptions. Call the church office (206-723-1536) to make an appointment.

Weekly eNews – October 19

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1. Trunk-or-Treat
Sunday, October 26, 12:30PM-2PM
BLAINE MEMORIAL UMC PARKING LOT
3001 24TH AVE SOUTH
(down the street from Kimball Elementary on Hanford)

KIDS,COME DRESSED UP IN YOUR BEST COSTUME!
RAIN OR SHINE!

Kids will trick-or-treat from decorated cars, just like they would go door-to-door in a neighborhood. Hot dogs and apple cider will be provided. Bring your friends and neighbors for a safe and fun Halloween experience! Please, no gory or violent costumes.

FOR CHILDREN AGES 11 AND UNDER
CANDY|HOT DOGS|CRAFTS|THEMED CARS|APPLE CIDER

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2. October Monthly Collection for Operation Nightwatch

Our October Collection will be for Operation Nightwatch, which is an interdenominational Christian ministry serving the poor and homeless. In order to help people attain their highest level of self-reliance, we provide:

• spiritual care and hope for the community at night
• compassionate relief and shelter placement for homeless women, men and children
• low-cost housing and support services for seniors and the disabled
• education and encouragement for others to respond to those in need

Our October Collection…
new, men’s White athletic socks

Please leave your donations in the collection trunks in the Narthex and Lee Activity Center by October 27. Thank you for your continued support of our monthly projects.