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United Methodist Church

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May 10
Mother’s Day
Acts 10:44-48 & 1 John 5:1-6
J.T. Greenleaf preaching

May 17
Acts 1:1-11 & Luke 24:44-53
J.T. Greenleaf preaching

May 24
Pentecost & Memorial Day Weekend
Acts 2:1-21
Rex Britt preaching

May 31
Brenda Torrie preaching


We're Cookin' Wednesdays

  • May 13 ~ Dan Gara will tell about his dad, Colonel Bill Gara, who was the commanding officer of the 1st Engineer Combat battalion of the 1st Infantry Division from North Africa to Omaha Beach and the Battle of the Bulge.
  • May 20 ~ Maria Ritter will share her personal memories of her Dresden family’s struggles to survive the war and its aftermath.
  • May 27 ~ Hillel Cohn will talk about his Jewish family’s escape from Nazi Germany in 1939.
  • June 3 ~ Karen Lavine will share her family’s story of their internment at the Minidoka Relocation Center, Jerome County, Idaho.
  • June 10 ~ In Mertingen, Germany, 10-year-old Caecilia Johns lost her mother in an Allied bombing on March 19th, 1945.  They missed the heavily camouflaged Messerschmitt factory nearby. 
  • June 17 ~ We will see the movie, The Book Thief, which is based on a book by the same name by Markus Zusak.  First published in 2005, the book has won numerous awards and was listed on The New York Times Best Seller list for over 230 weeks. The book and movie centers around the memories of Liesel Meminger, a nine-year-old girl who lived in Nazi Germany during World War Two.
  • June 24 ~ The Homefront – America from 1941-1945 (a Peter Jennings video – 45 minutes). Come and share your memories.

A BIG thanks to our We're Cookin' Wednesday WWII memories speakers, Tom Fujiwara and Ellen Barrett.  The WWII-themed dinner of chop suey and spam casserole was tasty - another thanks to Laura Haigh and her cook team.