Celebrating Rev. Katie Meek

Celebrating of the Commissioning of Rev. Katie Meek as a Missionary of the United Methodist Church

We hope you can join us for one or both of these two events:
  • Friday, October 20, Come and Go Reception, 5:30 to 7:30 pm in the Family Life Center. There will be a special presentation at 6:30 pm.
  • Sunday, October 22, Cookies and Punch Reception,  12 noon in the Family Life Center.

We are collecting funds for a gift from the congregation. The funds will be allocated as follows:

  1. Retire Katie’s student loan debt.
  2. Provide supplemental income for Katie during November as she transitions to Sierra Leone.
  3. Provide missionary support going forward.

There are collections boxes in the foyers of the Sanctuary and Family Life Center if you would like to make a contribution. You may also You may also give online at myFirstChurch (select the Katie Meek fund), send a check to the church office or put a check in the offering with Katie Meek fund in the memo line.

How can you help?
For both events, we will need food and beverage donations as well as people to help set up and keep the tables full. You can volunteer at one of these links:
Please note that each of these signups has 3 tabs at the top: set up/ clean up, donations of food/beverages, and helping at the actual event.
Do you have some good Katie pics?
We will be producing a video presentation for the events and a memory book for Katie. If you have some photos you would like to share, please send them to Myra Schomburg, mschomburgretired@gmail.com by Tuesday, October 17.  Digital files (jpg) are preferred, but if you have hard copies they can be scanned and converted to a digital file.

Rev. Katie Meek’s was commissioned last Thursday, October 12
In case you missed it you can watch the video here.