In This Bulletin:
All Saints Sunday
Scripture: John 11 (selected verses)
Sermon: "Jesus Wept"
This Sunday we remember those who have passed away, and we honor the need to grieve. Join in worship at 10:30 am either on Zoom or in person at Purdys UMC. (Worship is at Purdys the first Sunday of the month & at Katonah the remaining Sundays.)
Upcoming & Ongoing Events
•Prayer Circle is every Wednesday from 12-1, in the Katonah UMC sanctuary
as well as on Zoom.
•Bible Study on Fridays from 12-1 on Zoom. On November 4, we finish our study of Creation Spirituality.
•This week's Sunday School lesson, "Parable of the Sower," will be taught by Jane Freeman.
Save the Date
•On Sunday November 13 at Katonah UMC, the chime choir will meet after service to begin rehearsing for our big debut!! Thanks to all who signed up to take the challenge!🎶
•Northern Westchester Cooperative Parish Conversations on Privilege and Race take place on the last Saturday of each month over Zoom at 10 am. The next conversation is November 26.
•Charge Conference will be held with the other churches in our Cooperative Parish on Sunday, December 4 at 2 pm, at Peekskill United Methodist Church.
Giving & Service
Table of Grace
The mission of Table of Grace is to offer nourishment to anyone who is hungry physically or spiritually, or both. If you can help any Saturday to prepare and serve a hot lunch at the First UMC of Brewster (using supplies that are provided by the Hudson Valley Food Bank), contact Bonnie Hyatt, email@example.com.
Holiday Food Drive for the Community Center of Northern Westchester
Donations of flour, sugar (1-2 lb bags), vegetable/olive oil, coffee, tea bags (small boxes), hot chocolate, or butter or shortbread cookies can be brought to either church. Frozen turkey breasts or frozen roaster chickens can be brought directly to the Community Center. See the website for hours and location.
From Around the Cooperative Parish
Katonah & Purdys United Methodist Churches are now part of the newly-expanded Northern Westchester Cooperative Parish along with First UMC Brewster, Trinity-Boscobel UMC in Buchanan, Drew UMC in Carmel, Asbury UMC in Croton, the UMC of Mt. Kisco, Peekskill UMC, Grace UMC of Putnam Valley, the UMC of Shrub Oak, and Yorktown UMC.
This section of the church newsletter will highlight ministries and events happening around the Parish.
+Northern Westchester Cooperative Parish Conversations on Privilege and Race take place on the last Saturday of each month over Zoom at 10 am. The next conversation is November 26. Click here to join via Zoom, or use the following info:
Meeting ID: 893 3921 7734
Meeting ID: 893 3921 7734
+Every Wednesday from 7-7:45 pm there is a prayer conference call for the entire Cooperative Parish. The number is 605-468-8013, access code 970901#. Please feel free to also email your prayer requests to Pastor Bernadette Logan at tbumc1Logan@gmail.com.
+This year's Charge Conference will be held with the other churches in our Cooperative Parish on Sunday, December 4 at 2 pm, at Peekskill United Methodist Church.
Love & Support
Prayers of the Church Family
For Young People In Need of Help and Healing:
Aiden, Danny, Ellie, Emily, Olivia, Tucker, Sarah Esposito, Sara Reino, Aryanna Smith, Stefan Spall, Evahn Wenis, Jakob Wenis
For Those In Need of Help and Healing:
Filomena, Olga, Wendy Archer, Dennis & Jean Boyer, Justine Burzesi, Ellie Lucas Chapman, John Corneck, Tee Cotter, Sheila de Roode, Alice Elliott, Richard G, Carl Gioio & family, Ed Lane, Bob M., Melissa Magnotta, Louis Pugh, Robert Resendez, Marja-Liisa Smith, Terry Waters, Nicole Wilson
For Those Fighting Cancer:
Charlie, Diane, Leah, Valerie, Doreen Bistany, Benny Custodio, Tom Conroy, Christine Dacey, Lois Demaio, Peter DiBart, Alice Dunn, Karen Eiler, Paul Harris, Janice Hollander, Carol L., April Midin, Petie Nylund, Stephen Rannekleiv, Ruth Ryder, Janet Schuman, Jason Silverman, Andi Strauss
For Those Grieving:
Loved ones of Elizabeth Brown, Christine Camarra, Inez Campbell, Ruby Chapman, David Gambardella, Bruce Laemmel, Cindy Mathewson, George Milliot, Phil Maliniak, Ophelia Banklian Newbold, Joe Seroka
Those Homebound, In Nursing Homes and Care Facilities:
Mary Ann Albanese, Irene Burns, Bodo Fischer, Harriet Harris, Pastor Jin Kim, Yvonne Knudsen, Lois Mold, Eleanor Murphy, Matty Oschwald, Ronald Schultzel, Mike Wenis
Birthdays in the Church Family
Mary Debany 12/1
Sebastian Fitzgerald 12/4
Kathryn Czerwinski 12/8
Ellie Lucas Chapman 12/10
Elizabeth Milliot 12/16
Kelsey Beaty 12/17
Stacey Elconin 12/22
Katherine Beaty 12/23
Barbara Coffin 12/23
Angelo Corradino 12/24
Ellen Wenis 12/24
Barbara Georgetti 12/28
Marc Milliot 12/29