Join us Nov. 13 for the Christmas Handworks Bazaar at Starkville FUMC

10655301_849066515123630_8889691076983885915_oIt is a great way to get a head start on your Christmas shopping, while helping out a worthy local charity.
Starkville First United Methodist Church will be hosting the 9th Annual Christmas Handworks Bazaar, set for Thursday, Nov. 13, beginning at 10 a.m. with extended evening hours to 7 p.m. in the Christian Life Center.
Vendors from throughout the state will be on hand to provide unique artistic options for your Christmas gift-giving this year.

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Starkville First UMC packs over 34,700 meals for Stop Hunger Now

10655231_827158420647773_2260759247460573541_oIt was a big goal…packing 34,500 meals in two hours for the Stop Hunger Now program, but First United Methodist Church was up for the challenge.

They also raised $10,000 during the month of October to feed hungry people around the world. It is an important mission for Starkville FUMC, and a project the whole church family can be part of.

“Preschool children are helping their parents pour rice into the bags and people who can not stand for a long time are sitting and sealing the bags,” said Dr. Giles Lindley, senior pastor at Starkville FUMC. “We can put will over 100 people to work all at the same time.” Continue reading