10/22/21 Updates

Fall Festival in the Park?

We have had an opportunity to join the City of Richmond in their Trick or Treat in the park. Instead of competing with our own Fall Festival, we have made the decision to join in the fun on October 30th from 5-7pm! We are still in need of Candy donations and anyone who has volunteered so far are welcome to come to the park with us to help pass out candy. Please call the church office for information or look out for an email from either Pastor Phil or Christin.


All Saints Remembrance

On Sunday the 31st, 6-7pm, you are invited to join us in the sanctuary for a special event of prayer, remembrance, and celebration of life. Historically, October 31 has been a Christian holiday known as All Hallows Eve, the evening before All Hallows Day (or, All Saints). This was when the church would remember and celebrate all the saints who had died in the Lord. You’re invited to this special come-and-go event. We will have individual prayer stations and places for personal quiet reflection for you to remember and give thanks for the departed loved ones in your life. Pastor Joseph and Pastor Phil will also be available for prayer at this time.



UMW will be selling PECANS. They will be $12 per one pound bag. You can order halves or pieces. PLEASE PLACE YOUR ORDER BY NOVEMBER 14TH. Contact Shanron Rider or Martha Hayes with questions.


Sunday Greeters

After a long absence due to Covid we are resuming the greeters program to welcome members and visitors to our church. We would appreciate your help in greeting church goers. We will follow the protocols established for Covid. We like to have 2 volunteers each Sunday 20 minutes before Church begins. We are making some changes to the way we have done this in the past and would appreciate suggestions as to how to make the program better. There will be a sign-up sheet available in the main hall way.


Media Ministry

Can you “double-click” a mouse button? Can you press the space bar on a keyboard? Then YOU have what it takes to join Central’s Media Ministry! Please prayerfully consider joining this vital ministry of Central UMC. Contact Jack or Krissi Hughes with questions or to get more information


All Saints Sunday

If you would like to honor a loved one that has passed away this year, please notify the church office at 765-962-8543 or email Christin at christin@richmondcumc.com so that we may honor them on November 7th. Please send their name, date of birth and death, and a photo. All submissions are due by NOVEMBER 3RD.



We need a volunteer or two to assist with a short term project. We have a number of clothing items for school age children that needs some organization. The project would be to sort the items by size and place then in plastic bins that have been purchased for their storage. This will help us work quickly with families who come in needing specific sizes of clothing for their children. Likewise, we have several pairs of children shoes that also need to be sorted by size. Come alone or bring a friend. Sort some of the items or all of the items. Whatever you can do would be appreciated. For more information contact Dana Mollenkopf at 765-277-0287 or

papamole@comcast.net. THANKS.


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