Local Mission Bazaar

Local Missions Bazaar ~  Saturday, November 9th, from  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in our Fellowship Hall.


Thanksgiving Eve Service

We will once again celebrate a Thanksgiving Eve Service on Wednesday, November 27th, at 6 p.m.  This year, we will be collecting warm blankets and all size towels to give to Leapin’ Outreach.  Please come and celebrate a short service of thanksgiving for all God has given us and enjoy each other’s company as well.



Would you like to enroll in E-Tithing?  E-Tithing is an automatic withdrawal from your checking account and is remitted automatically to the church.   We can set it up so it will deduct from your checking account on the 1st and/or the 15th of each month.  Contact the church office for more information!

Operation Christmas Child

There is a table in the main hallway and in the foyer for filled boxes.  Pre-printed boxes are available there for you to fill. For those who want to furnish items you will also find a box for the items on the table.

How to pack a Shoe Box Gift:

  • Find an empty shoebox. You can wrap the box (lid separately), but wrapping is not required. Determine whether your gift will be for a boy or girl, and the child’s age category: 2-4, 5-9, or 10-14. Mark your box boy or girl and the appropriate age group.
  • School supplies: pens, pencils and sharpener, crayons or markers, stamp and ink pad sets, picture books, coloring books, chalk, writing pads or paper, solar calculators, etc.
  • Toys: small cars, balls, dolls, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, jump ropes, yo-yos, small Etch-A -Sketch, toys that light up or make noise (with extra batteries), slinky, etc.
  • Hygiene items: mild bar soap in plastic bag, comb, washcloth
  • Candy: lollipops, mints, hard candy in a plastic bag, and gum are all acceptable.
  • Other: sunglasses, flashlights with extra batteries, ball caps, socks, T-shirts, toy jewelry, hair clips, watches, picture books, etc.

Do not include: used items, toy guns, knives, or other war-related items, chocolate, perishable food items, liquids of any kind, medicines of any kind, or breakable items.

To help cover shipping and other costs, please enclose a check for $9 or more in an envelope. Checks should be made payable to Prospect Street United Methodist Church.  Please write “OCC” on the memo line. Place a rubber band around your box and lid, and your box is ready to go.



Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive  ~ Saturday, December 14, from  9 a.m. – 2 p.m.  To schedule an appointment call the church office 740-382-6069 or register online at redcrossblood.org sponsor code: ProspectStUMC.


Community Breakfast

 Community Breakfast will be held again on Saturday, November 23.  This breakfast is free and open to all (donations will be accepted).

The breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. and close at 10:30 a.m.

Hope to see you there.


VIM Sub Sale

The Volunteers in Mission Team will be taking orders for subs beginning November 3 – November 10.  The cost of the subs will be $4.00 each.   Call the church office to place your order. Thanks!


Laundry Love Ministry

Laundry Love Ministry will be held Monday, November 25, at 4:15 p.m. at the Southtown Cleaners at 355 S. Main Street. We are in need of more volunteers!


Men’s Prayer Breakfast

The next Men’s Prayer Breakfast will be on Saturday, November 16, at 8 a.m. We will meet in the Fellowship Hall for hot food, music, devotions, a time to share thoughts and concerns, and prayer. We hope all men of our church will join us.


Amazon Smile

Are you an Amazon Shopper?? If yes, you could help the church by opening a smile.amazon.com account  and give the church 0.5% of your eligible purchases.  All you have to do is open up an account.  Click on the hyperlink smile.amazon.com and it will automatically take you to the website to open an account.  After opening an account make sure your charity says “Prospect Street United Methodist Church” or you can choose the charity at the top of your page.   It is easy to do and it is the same as shopping on Amazon.  You can also use your Amazon Prime account just as if you were on Amazon.com.  The only difference is you have to go thru smile.amazon.com.  You can always call Erika if you have questions.  Thank you for supporting the church with your shopping!