Good Neighbor Team
The Good Neighbor Team, the group for community outreach and relationship-building, will be meeting this Sunday after the service in the Soul Café for lunch and planning. Anyone is invited! Come find out how you can get involved in the community.
Join a Music Ensemble!
All ensembles in the music ministry invite you to join them for Lent and beyond. Just because you see people playing bells or singing in the choir doesn’t mean they don’t need you too! Use your God-given musical gifts (no expertise required!) to enhance your own worship experience and others’. Bell director Murray Simpson wants to get the 4th and 5th octaves of bells out of their cases. Lee Galbreath wants to expand her ensemble to an even more Joyful Noise! And Bradley Naylor dreams of the transformation of worship that a full choir loft would bring to our church. Speak to someone you see making music in our church today about using your musical gifts for ministry!
Joy Club Trip: March 14
The next Joy Club trip is a free tour of Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill, Wednesday, March 14, 9am –around 2:30pm. We will have lunch at Top of the Hill – sandwiches, salads, entrees like jambalaya, clams, desserts etc. Contact Ann Smith to sign up to join the fun!
Click here >> for the Joy Club Spring Trips schedule.
Book Release Party
You’re Invited to a book release reception and a Habitat for Humanity fundraiser. March 25, 3:30-5:00 in Whitford Hall. Join us at a reception celebrating the publication of Rev. Roger Owens’s new book, Abba, Give Me a Word: The Path of Spiritual Direction and raise money for Habitat for Humanity. At the reception Roger will read from and discuss his book. Books will be available for purchase at a discount and all of the proceeds will go to support the Habitat for Humanity house Duke Memorial is currently working on. Come and help us raise $1200 for Habitat!
Durham CROP Walk | Sunday, April 1st
The Crop Walk is an annual event to raise awareness of and money for hungry people in Durham and throughout the world. Walkers invite friends to sponsor them on their walk, which begins at Duke Chapel and is about five miles. A participant’s walk symbolizes the distance a man, woman or child may have to travel daily in a developing country to obtain food or water –thus the motto “Ending Hunger One Step at a Time.” If you’d like to learn more about how you can participate contact Tim Langford or John Legge.
Sewing Machines Needed!
Duke Memorial is partnering with the residents of the Henderson Towers to start a quilting group. If you have a sewing machine to donate or lend to this group, please contact Christine Hodder.
Snacks for Community Service Fair
March 13– They have asked us to snacks for the event. If you would like to help out, you can either sign up to purchase a snack for the event, or help set up the snack station from 1-4pm on the day of the event. Contact Reynolds Chapman.
Duke Memorial leaders and
interested members, mark your calendars for Thursday, Mar. 15, for an important session with Bishop Alfred Gwinn from 7:00-8:15 p.m. at Aldersgate UMC in northern Durham. At this session, Bishop Gwinn will present information about issues related to the change of district lines within our annual conference. Contact Ginger Thomas if you have questions or are interested in carpooling.