Other Announcements

August Sermon Series - Won't You Be My Neighbor

  • What - Browns Point UMC is providing lunch for all kids in our community 18 and under on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 
  • When -- August 13th, 15th, 20th, 22nd, 27th, and 29th
  • Where - Center at Norpoint near the spray park.
  • Two Shifts Each DayFirst shift is 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. This group of 4-6 people will make the lunches and help load cars. We will make sandwiches, package fruit, veggies, and cookies at church. 
  • Second shift - starts at 11:00 a.m. We will serve lunch, clean up, then return to the church to unpack. 

Funds for this project will be provided by our Fish Food Bank/Nourish Food Bank Fund and Metro Parks of Tacoma. Any leftover produce or food will be donated and used at our food bank.  

We have openings on the following dates: Please email the church office if you can help!
  • Tuesday Aug 13th: 10:30 am volunteers (1) 11:00 am volunteers (3)
  • Thursday Aug 15th: 10:30 am volunteers (1) 11:00 am volunteers (4)
  • Thursday Aug 22nd: 11:00 am volunteers (3)
  • Tuesday Aug 27th: 11:00 am volunteers (2)
  • Thursday Aug 29th 10:30 am volunteers (2) 11:00 am volunteers (2)

NET Healthy Kids Backpack Program
We’ve been involved for several years and packed 500 backpacks last year! This year our goal is 600 backpacks! Each Sunday we will focus on specific items. Please remember, no peanuts. All donations can be dropped off at the church any Sunday!
  • July 28 - Juice boxes
  • August 4 - applesauce or fruit cups (individual cups)
  • August 11- granola bars / oatmeal packets
  • August-18 - Cup O Soup/individual Chef Boyardee cups
  • August 25 - fruit snacks, crackers, and/or chips (individual snack size)
  • September 1 - individual pudding cups or rice krispie treats

Signups for Summer Music
We are looking for singers and instrumentalists. Accompanist available. Contact Ken Potter at mohken@aol.com if you would like to participate.

August 14-18 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
Solid Waste Management at the City of Tacoma Government invites the citizens of NE Tacoma to safely & conveniently dispose of household hazardous waste. Many common household products contain hazardous material that requires special handling. Never throw hazardous items in the garbage, down a drain or on the ground. Protect your health and the environment by properly disposing of your leftover household hazardous waste.
  • When? 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. August 14-18
  • Where? The Center at Norpoint parking lot

Hiking with BPUMC  
Join our hiking group this summer. Two hikes per month have been planned. One on a Saturday and the other on a Sunday. On Saturdays we carpool from the church at 9:00 a.m. and on Sundays we carpool from the church at 12:30 p.m. All are welcome. Contact Michele at michelewagenhals@q.com or Pam Robison at pamrob777@gmail.com if you have questions. For a list of hikes go to the above tab "let's go hiking."

A Place At Our Table - September 12
Join us for this inspirational gathering as we celebrate  Nourish Pierce County, share our vision for the future, and raise critical funds to continue our mission of providing nutritious food and support services to people in need with compassion, dignity and respect. 

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Doors open: 11:30amㅣProgram: Noon
Hotel Murano Ballroom , 1320 Broadway Plaza, Downtown Tacoma

While the luncheon is free, there will be a request for  donations during the program. Tables are for 10 people. Sponsorship Packages and  Table Captain opportunities are available! For more information, please contact Nourish at 253-383-3164 or visit our website at www.nourishpc.org/events.

Having Trouble Receiving Your E-Newsletter From BPUMC? 

Did you receive get the E-news that church was cancelled? In an effort to communicate and keep you posted as to what is going on at the church or in inclement weather, we are sending updates through our Enews, Church web page, and church facebook page. You can sign up for E-news via your connection card. The church web page is www.brownspointchurch.org. We can be found on facebook at www.facebook.com/BrownsPointUMC/

If you are having trouble with any of the sources above, please email the church office so we can get you connected! If you are receiving your E-News sparatically, please check your junk/spam filter. If you find it in this box, please click "not junk" and move to your in box. This may need to be done several times before your server will realize it is not junk. 

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A simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop this holiday season. The added bonus is Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to our church! Questions about how to set that up, please contact Rev. Katie. Smile.amazon.com and then shop!