Dunwoody United Methodist Church's “Mission Monday” to Benefit Military in June

Dunwoody UMC will collect personal care products, notes of appreciation, and other small items throughout June to benefit American troops serving overseas.
By: diane.morgan@dunwoodyumc.org
June 2, 2011 - PRLog -- Dunwoody United Methodist Church will collect personal care products, notes of appreciation, and other small items throughout June to benefit American troops serving overseas. The collection is part of the church’s “Mission Monday” program, which is serving a different mission, in “hands-on” style, for six Mondays in June and July. All are welcome to participate in the projects, which are held at Dunwoody UMC. To register, contact the church at 770-349-0675 or visit them online at http://dunwoodyumc.org/missions/mission-mondays.html

Help with “Mission Monday” for the Military
Volunteers may help with the mission project for American servicemen and women by donating funds, shopping for requested items, or helping pack donations for shipping.

Personal care items that are needed include shampoo, body wash, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, sun block, body lotion, dental floss, female items, wipes, Chapstick, and eye drops. Donations of gum, non-chocolate candy, magazines, paperback books, CDs, DVDs, boot inserts, small Ziplock bags, and cotton socks are also requested. Notes to thank American military personnel for their service are appreciated

Collection bins are located on the first floor of Dunwoody UMC, in the area between the Nursery Desk and the Young Adult Suite. Volunteers will pack the boxes for the soldiers on July 11.

How to Request Donations for Overseas Military Personnel
If you have the address of a family member or friend serving overseas in the U.S. military, please send the information to the Director of Family Ministries, Diane Morgan, at diane.morgan@dunwoodyumc.org, or call her at 770-394-0675, ext. 133.

About Dunwoody UMC
The mission of Dunwoody United Methodist Church is to strive to follow Jesus and share in God’s love. As a caring community, we share friendship, encouragement, help, hope, and personal spiritual growth. We seek this through uplifting worship and service to others. As a family of God’s people, we rejoice, renew, and reach out together.

The church is located at 1548 Mt. Vernon Rd., Dunwoody, GA 30338. Worship times are Sunday at 9:00 or 10:30 a.m. and Communion Wednesday at 6:40 p.m. For more information, visit www.dunwoodyumc.org.

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Please come and join us in worship Sunday at 9:00 or 10:30 a.m. Dunwoody United Methodist welcomes everyone to experience the vast opportunities for fellowship and sharing of God's Word in the community and beyond.
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