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Krafters Fall Sale – September 29

The Krafters Fall Sale kicks off the SLUMC holiday season on Sunday, September 29, under the Portico after the 9:00 a.m. worship service.

The Krafters are talented volunteers who work all year to create beautiful craft items for sale at SLUMC’s two annual community events – the Krafters Fall Sale and the Krafters Holiday Bazaar. Items for sale this year include a variety of holiday décor, linens, doll clothes and the famous jalapeno jelly! Stop by and shop on your way to Hospitality Hour.

Surviving the Holidays – October 19

If you are already dreading the memories the holidays will bring, consider attending the workshop “Surviving the Holidays” on Saturday, October 19, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Room 4 of the Education Building. To register and reserve your student guide ($5), contact the church office or Pastor David Holling.

Krafters Bazaar – November 2

The Krafters will hold their annual bazaar and bake sale on Saturday, November 2, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Lindsay Hall.

The bazaar will include a variety of Fall and Christmas décor, including placemats, napkins, table runners, wall hangings, wreaths, centerpieces, and doll clothes and shoes made to fit an 18-inch doll. Also available will be their famous jalapeño jelly and homemade baked goodies. Visit the Simple Treasure’s Boutique of gently used household items with a fabulous assortment of vintage jewelry and much more! Credit cards are accepted for $25.00 or more.

GriefShare Fall Class – Sept. – Nov.

SLUMC offers several support groups for those who are experiencing grief.  GriefShare, an 11-week video course for those dealing with grief, is facilitated by our associate pastor, Dr. David Holling, as well as Suzan Bawolek and Linda Gercken. The fall class starts on Thursday, Sept. 11 and continues to Nov. 20. It meets weekly on Wednesdays, from 9-11 a.m. in Room 4. Class fee is $15. Register online here or in the church office.

Memory Cafe – Ongoing Program

Memory Cafe meets at 9:30 am in Rooms 3 and 4. This is an ongoing program that meets weekly on Mondays each month. The program is specifically for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and/or memory issues. It is sponsored by Sun Lakes Creative Engagement Partners, and includes members from Neighbors Who Care, Hospice of the Valley, Visiting Angels, and The Perfect Place. The program is supported by various organizations like Banner Alzheimer’s Institute.

The Memory Cafe is a place where families can meet to receive education and social support, which are critical to successful care-giving and open avenues of communication for the individuals and their families with a vision to eliminate feelings of isolation and hopelessness. If you would like more information regarding this new program, please contact Wayne Mangold at (480) 580-8317.

Singles Group Movie Tuesday – Ongoing Program

The first Tuesday of each month, the Singles Group enjoys “Movie Tuesday,” attending a current movie at a local theater, usually followed by dinner and discussion. Other activities range from potlucks to concerts, museums to musicals. It’s always something new! For more information, contact Roger Warren at 480-580-6939.