The Back to School Bash, sponsored by the Laity and Ministers Alliance of Todd County, will be held July 21 in the Fellowship Hall of Petrie Memorial United Methodist Church. There will be an ice cream social following the event. Everyone is invited to attend. The purpose of the event is to provide backpacks, pencils, notebooks, and other school supplies for children heading back to school who will not have enough supplies. If you would like to make a financial donation, please make your check payable to Petrie and write “backpack” on the memo line.
Vacation Bible School will be June 17-20 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. This epic African adventure engages the whole herd. At Roar, kids explore God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life. Contact Vicki Ross for more information. (270) 265-2298
March is Petrie’s designated month to donate to Interfaith Center. At this time, they are in need of canned goods (no green beans or corn), canned fruit, and shampoo and conditioner. There is a box in the fellowship hall labeled “Interfaith Center” that you can drop your donations in, or you may take them directly to the Interfaith Center.
Petrie memorial will begin a FREE after school tutoring program for Middle/High School students of Todd County. This program will start Monday, September 10th each Monday and Wednesday. The location will be the Petrie Memorial Youth building 203 E. Main Street. This building is located right next to the POPs building.
Please contact the church if you would like your child to be picked up in the church van. 270-265-2298
Lisa Harper and Holly Christine Hayes will be speaking at the Ballard Convention Center in Madisonville, KY. Music will be by Rising Life. It is free August 2 & 3. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Conference begins at 6:00 p.m. Our District Superintendent has reviewed it and asked that it be shared by each church in the district.
The Annual Conference is putting together health kits for UMCOR. The goal is 2,000 kits. The Pennyrile District is responsible for contributing bar soap (bath size, 3 oz and up, individually wrapped). If you would like to help, please bring the soap to Petrie by Sunday, June 10 and place it in the box located outside the church office.