The Silent Auction will be set up in the Atrium and bidding will begin on Sunday, August 17.
Come place your bids for the wonderful treasures that have been selected from our attic sale donations. Among these will be jewelry, artwork, collectibles, and furniture.
Drop by anytime during church hours Sunday, August 17 through Thursday, August 21 to place your bids. The Silent Auction Event begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, August 21 with bidding ending at 8:00 p.m.
Refreshments will be served.
Our annual Haiti Attic Sale will be Saturday, August 23, 2014.
All funds raised at this event go to help support our Haiti Mission which includes a medical clinic, school, micro-credit lending program and a water initiative in northern Haiti.
Here are all of the activities happening in connection with the attic sale.
PRE-SALE – Thursday, August 21, 2014 – 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Sign-in will begin at 4:45 p.m. Four hours of volunteer time required to shop.
SILENT AUCTION – Thursday, August 21, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Join us for refreshments and conclusion of the silent auction.
REORGANIZE – Friday, August 22, 2014 –
All designated areas will be reorganized in preparation for Attic Sale. There will be no shopping this day. The church will be prepared for the day of sale.
HAITI ATTIC SALE – Saturday, August 23, 2014 – 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
CLEAN-UP – Saturday, August 23, 2014 – 2:00 pm – until
Unsold items will be boxed and moved outside for pick-up by Salvation Army. All areas will be cleaned and restored to their original status, which includes cleaning floors, putting furniture back in rooms and making sure all trash and boxes are removed from the church.
We all pledge to make sure our church is left in as good of shape as or better than when it was so graciously offered to us for the event.
THE BAKE SALE
The bake sale section of the Haiti Attic sale needs bakers! Bake your specialties and bring them to the Welcome Desk on Friday, August 22 between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm.
Suggestions: cookies, cakes, pies, candy, muffins, jellies, breads, rice krispy treats and cupcakes. Please cover with plastic wrap and appropriately label items that contain peanuts. If you have any questions, please contact Jenny Bolt, firstname.lastname@example.org/704-366-4463 or Kathy Harris, email@example.com/704-364-8326.
DAY OF SALE VOLUNTEERS
It takes many volunteers on the day of sale. Specific jobs and a short description are listed below. Volunteers can sign up to help either or both shifts.
First Shift: 6:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Second Shift: 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Please review the list of jobs and respond with the shift and job you would like to volunteer for to Michele Seagraves, firstname.lastname@example.org/704-562-9692.
Cashier: Accepts the cash for items and provides change.
Adder: Totals the purchases for the cashier.
Inventory Checker: Assists in the furniture buying area, checking specific items off the list as sold.
Bagger: Wrap and bag items purchased. Enlists the help of a loader if needed or directs customers to the holding area.
Customer Service: Floats in Charter Hall, Charter Annex and back hall assisting customers by answering questions, providing shopping bags and boxes and returning items that have been misplaced to the appropriate areas.
Loader: Assists customers who have purchased more than they can carry (excluding furniture) by loading their items on a cart, wheeling the cart to the drive-up loading area and helping them load their items. The loading area will be at the assigned Atrium doors.
Holding Area: Accepts purchased items from customers who wish to continue shopping, giving them a ticket and keeping their items together. Give customers their items upon receipt of their ticket and if needed, enlists a loader to help.
Any other questions or requests concerning the attic sale, please contact Wanda Musgrave, email@example.com/704-343-0426 or Mary Lou Cagle, firstname.lastname@example.org/704-340-0503 or Gail Tinker, email@example.com.
Join the Children's Ministry and Weekday School for our annual Blessing of the Backpacks & Back-To-School Dinner.
Reservations are due by Friday, August 22 at 704.714.9384.
United Methodist Women's General Meeting
Board Meeting: 9:30 a.m.
Program: 10:30 a.m. ~ Atrium
Lunch ($7): Noon
Program: "Social Media & Internet Safety"
Speaker: Dr. Dave Verhaagen, Southeast Psych
The program begins at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel, followed by lunch (optional) at noon.
The program is free and open to the public.
Lunch reservations ($7) are due Friday,May 2 to 704.714.9382; childcare reservations are due by Sunday, May 4 to 980.339.8053.
The Communications & Events committee is sponsoring our third Food Truck Family Jam,
Saturday, September 6 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Our past events were very successful, and we can't wait to do it again!
For the September 6 event, we will add a fun Classic Car Invitational. Do you have a great old car in your garage? Here’s your chance to dust it off and bring it out. We have room for about a dozen cars, so reserve your spot soon! Contact Donna Rogers, 704.714.9379 to save your space.
Food truck events are gaining popularity in Charlotte and across the nation by providing great culinary delights in a fun setting. Many Charlotte food trucks have been featured on the Food Network.
Several local food trucks will be parked in our lot serving up BBQ, gourmet sandwiches, vegetarian creations, pizza, cupcakes, and lots more! Prices range from $5 - $10, and there will be something for all tastes.
We will have live music and a bounce park for children.
Watch this page for updates!
Please join us for the first S.A.M./Livewires fellowship luncheon this season Thursday, September 18.
We will welcome Daniel Truhitte, best known for his role as Rolphe Gruber, the young Austrian telegraph delivery boy who performed "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" in the movie the Sound of Music.
We will gather in Charter Hall for lunch at 11:30 a.m. with our special program following immediately after.
Please reserve by noon, Tuesday, September 16 by calling the Welcome Desk or 704.714.9383.
Lunch is $5.
Bus transportation will be provided from Sharon Towers and Aldersgate.
Bring a friend!