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Jul 19, 2017

The United Church Women met Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 2 p.m., in the Fellowship Hall with 11 ladies present.

The meditation and prayer was given by Pauline Richardson. President Debbie Lowe called the meeting to order and the Opening Creed was read in unison. Minutes of the last meeting were read by Secretary Billie Jo Rose. They were approved with one minor correction. The Treasurer’s report was given by Pat Miller and will be filed for audit.

Correspondence: One thank-you note was read.

Committee Reports:

Dorcas: Wilma reported nine ladies had met on Monday, July 10, 2017, and school bags are now being made and quilts had been finished and delivered.

Cards, Flowers and gifts: The usual had been sent.

Study and Devotions/Mission Outreach: Clarissa Malmberg shared a message on the Caribbean. The regular offering and the Least Coin Offering was taken and the Fellowship of the Least Coin was read together.

Fall Rummage Sale: Dates are Thursday, Aug. 31 and Friday, Sept. 1 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day and Saturday, Sept. 2, from 8 a.m. until noon.

Nominating Committee: Election of Officers at the September meeting

Lions Club Supper: Sept. 11, 2017

Thanksgiving Kits: Lists are on the table in the narthex

Old Business: Donna reported on the choir robe cleaning. Plants had been purchased with donated money and placed by the doors. Blessing Boxes were mentioned and everyone is reminded to write down their blessings, along with their change. Discussion was held concerning upcoming meeting dates

Upcoming Events/News Items: SE District Meeting on Sept. 9; Iowa Conference annual meeting Oct. 7; SE District Mission Day Oct. 28

UPW: Presbyterian Women in East Iowa Summer Retreat 2017; Camp Wyoming, Aug. 11, 4 p.m. to Aug. 12, 2 p.m.

Next Regular Meeting: No meeting in August; September 12, 2017 with Meditation and Hostess Joyce Huff. This will be the World Thank Offering and Election of Officers

Meetings: July 24, Aug. 14, Aug. 28 and Sept. 11

Work Committees: July: Rachel and Laura; August: Clarissa and Cathy and September: Debbie and Billie Jo

Rummage Sale: See above dates

Following a motion to adjourn the Closing Creed was read in unison. The President thanked Pauline for being hostess. Debbie closed with a meditation citing Romans 8:1.

Vacation Bible School will be held Monday, July 31 through Friday, August 4 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the United Church of Crawfordsville for those three years through fifth grade. The theme is Son Spark Lab and reveals God’s Plan each day. The kids will discover the answer to an important question each day. Becky Kremer is in charge and for more information call or text Becky at 319-461-4454.

The United Church Women will once again have their Fall Rummage Sale Thursday, Aug. 31, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 1, 8 a.m. — 6 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 2, 8 -noon. Donations may be brought to the church starting Monday, Aug. 21. We ask all items to be clean. No Televisions or Computers. Small appliances must be in good working order.

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