205th Anniversary Celebration

Church Anniversary Celebration

It’s our church’s 205th Anniversary, and we’re throwing a big bodacious birthday celebration and inviting the community to come and join us! On Saturday, October 8, from 1-9 p.m. enjoy an afternoon of terrific food, great music, fun activities for the kids, delicious bake sale, and great vendors from our community.

A BBQ chicken dinner will be offered for $12pp. Meals include 1/2 chicken, baked potato, baked beans, roll, beverage, and cake. In addition, hot dogs and chips will be available.

If you are interested in being a vendor at our celebration, 10×10 spaces are available for $20 each on a first come basis. Please download the vendor application below, and return it to the church office by September 30.

205th Celebration Ad

205th Vendor Application

Schedule

Main Stage (Courtyard)

  • 1:00 Celebration opens
  • 1:30 – 2:00 Rizzo’s Reptiles
  • 2:30 – 3:15 First UMC Praise Team
  • 3:30 – 4:15 Clinton UMC Praise Team
  • 5:00 – 5:45 Rev. Jean McMullan
  • 6:00 – 6:15 Mass Choir
  • 7:00 – 9:00 Water Street Band

Food (Fellowship Hall)

  • 1:00 – 7:00 hot dogs and beverages available
  • 4:00 – 7:00 BBQ chicken served

Children’s Activities (1:00-6:30)

Face Painting Pumpkin Decorating
Bounce House Alpaca Petting Zoo
Games Science Experiments
Photo Booth  

 

Other Events

  • UMW Bake Sale (1:00 – 7:00)
  • Vendors open (1:00 – 6:30)
  • Meditation Path open (All Day)
  • Campfire (7:00 – 9:00)

 

Thanks to our supporters!

And donors!

  • John & Pat Tillisch
  • Rev. David Tillisch & Rev. Wen-Ling Lai
  • Scott Rothstein & Jessica Jones

 

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