First UMC Lafayette

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Thanksgiving Pie Sale – United Methodist Women!

Posted by on Nov 9, 2020

Thanksgiving Pie Sale – United Methodist Women!

The Thanksgiving Day Pie sale is on!

Do you want to put a smile on your family’s face this Thanksgiving? Then order your favorite pies from November 1st-20th from our pie shop. We have many delicious pies that will satisfy any family’s appetite. Once you place your order, you’ll pay online by credit card or check.

Select Your Pies Here

Pie pick-up will be on:

  • Tuesday, November 24th from 4-6 pm, and on
  • Wednesday, November 25th from 1-3 pm

at the First United Methodist Church in Lafayette, 1255 Centaur Village Dr, Lafayette, CO 80026.  Drive up to the front door and we’ll have your pies waiting for you.  (To protect you and our volunteers, masks will be required for pickup)

Relieve your stress and worries, your Thanksgiving dessert is as easy as PIE!

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Posted by on Sep 17, 2020

Celebrate with our 35th annual Boulder County CROP Hunger walk to be held this year as a modified walk. Please join us on this family and pet-friendly event, donate, and help us “Feed His Sheep”!  Go to CropHungerWalk for more details
Funds raised from our Boulder County walk will benefit Church World Service, Bread for the World, and locally Community Food Share which serves Boulder and Broomfield counties.

Date: Culminating date October 25th, 2020
(but you can walk starting October 11th!)
-Raise funds
-walk when you can walk, with whom they feel comfortable walking
-walk with their households, in their own neighborhoods with family or friends. Indoor walks, CROP Rocks!, challenges, and more.

Community Food Share continues to disperse 1 million pounds of food each month! They will receive 24% of the funds this year’s Boulder CROP walk raises.

Bread for the World receives 1% of the funds. It is a grassroots organization that works to pass legislation that supports those in need. Members write letters, call, or even visit their congress folks to help them pass legislation like increasing funding and benefits for those receiving SNAP in the age of COVID. (Supplementary Nutrition Access Program, which used to be food stamps)

Finally, 75% of our funding goes to the international organization Church World Service which right now is preparing to help with disaster relief for both the terrible forest fires and Hurricane Sally. For disasters, they provide clean up kits, blankets, and long term recovery support, as well as globally working with hunger-related projects like sustainable water sources and more.

Sue Ericson reported that previous Boulder CROP WALK T-shirts are currently being sewn into grocery bags to be filled with food and distributed by folks at the Round Pantry in Longmont Colorado. Nancy Hurianek reports that the filled bags will hold groceries for as many as 700-800 families who visit EVERY 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month.

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