Service Opportunities

HANGING OF THE GREENS | Nov 26 | 5pm

We will be decorating the church for the Christmas season on Monday, November 26th from 5 until 8 pm. It’s a great way to get in the spirit of the season! Contact John Clarke at (630) 877-0829 if you have any questions.

GIVING TUESDAY is November 27
Wondering what to tell others you would like for Christmas this year? Or know someone who would appreciate a gift given in their honor? How about a gift to support our missionary, Clara Biswas, and the street children she ministers to in Cambodia through UMCOR? No overhead costs are deducted, so 100% of your donation will go to the ministry. Please make checks out to Baker Memorial UMC and write Clara Biswas in the memo and on your envelope.


ANGEL TREE 
Help support Tri-City Salvation Army provide gifts for local children. Angel Tree Tags will be available in Baker Hall beginning 11.11- 12-2. Unwrapped gifts are due back to Baker Hall by December 9th. Contact Loretta Wilson 630.975.5455 if you have questions.

CHRISTMAS TREE SALES FOR MISSIONS Christmas Tree will be for sale from 1.11- 12.2. Order Forms will be in Baker Hall. Proceeds from 2018 sales will be equally shared between Youth Mission Trip and Kane County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), in Honor of Doris Hunt. Contact Dave Wilson with questions.708.302.9090

NIL FOOD BANK | December 17 | 9am
Baker Memorial Volunteers packed 864 boxes, 10,368 pounds of food, providing 8640 meals for hungry neighbors in Northern Illinois.  Join us on December 17 for our next volunteer date. Contact Betty at N9YFC@aol.com for info.

SALVATION ARMY BELL RINGING Begins Nov. 23rd
Please join our award winning team as we support the Salvation Army in the annual Red Kettle Campaign. We ring in hour-long shifts from the day after Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve…but never on Sundays. Baker rings from 1-7 on weekdays or 10-6 on Saturdays. Sign up during Fellowship Time in Baker Hall beginning Sunday, Oct. 28, or by contacting Rick Carlson at 630-779-0247, carlson.rc@sbcglobal.net.

LITURGIST AND COMMUNION SERVERS NEEDED
Liturgists and Communion Servers needed for second service! Please contact Pam Stare at starep@comcast.net, phone: 630-513-8483 or text: 630-373-2868 if interested.

DAY GUEST MEALS
To sign up to provide a meal go to https://www.mealtrain.com/trains/z9dyzd

WE NEED YOU! “Opening a New Door” Volunteer Training
Our Goal is to have 20 volunteers trained by November 18th in preparation for our “Every Household” visitation. If you like having conversations with fellow church members and possibly making some new friends – come join us!
November 11 at 10:15am
November 14 at 6pm
All meetings will take place in the Parlor. (Individual training is available at your convenience if you cannot make these training dates. Please contact, Greg Holt, Campaign Director, at (502) 851-7473 or gregholt@jdklote.com or call the church office.)

RUMMAGE SALE STORAGE SPACE NEEDED
We are looking for space to house some items for the Rummage Sale until the sale in April. Contact Carl King for more information at cking@bakermemorialchurch.org.

UNITED METHODIST MEN CLEANING DAY | Saturday, December 15 | 9am – 12pm   The men will be cleaning the Sanctuary in preparation for Christmas.  If you can help please come at 9am ready to clean!

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN – BAKE SALE | Sunday, December 16