Outreach Update 8-11-17

The East Tuscaloosa Community Soup Bowl is selling Boston butts for $35 and hams for $45, prepared by Robertson’s Barbecue. The last date to order is Monday, Aug. 14; pick-up dates are either Sat., Aug 26 or Tues., Aug. 29. Please contact Carolyn Lindsey at (205) 292-9639 to order.

Our “Neighborhood Time” continues on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. Our goal is to get to know our neighbors and have them get to know our church family. We will have lemonade, popsicles, pizza, music, games, water activities, and lots of conversations.

University Place Elementary School reading volunteers work directly with students, typically helping struggling readers in lower grades practice reading aloud, learning sight words, etc. The UPES Reading Coordinator works with the teachers and volunteers to make assignments. Contact FLUM’s UPES liaison, Nancy Campbell, to learn more and/or sign up.

Please join our team for the 12th Annual “Vicki Kerr Walk To Remember” fundraiser for Caring Days, Aug. 26 at University Mall from 8 to 10 a.m. Caring Days is a daycare for adults with memory disorders. All donations are welcomed; if you donate $40 or more you will receive a T-shirt. The money raised goes to keeping the rates at half price for those who attend. FLUM is putting together a gift basket for the raffle; we are asking each Sunday School class and small group to donate a $20 gift card. Please contact Beverly White for more information or the church office to sign up.

FLUM will host a community-wide Dog Show on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 2-4 p.m. The goal is to get to know our neighbors and their pets. Categories for Best Dog will include Best Ears, Best Paws, Best Smile, etc. Please sign up in the church office to show your dog and/or to help with the show.

Our Christian Book Club will start on Sept. 11; we will meet on Mondays from 1-2:30 p.m. in the Aldersgate Room.

Over Christmas we are going with Filter of Hope on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic. More info can be found at www.filterofhope.org.