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Lenten Mission Offerings


SUNDAYS FEBRUARY 18 – APRIL 1

During Lent at Argyle UMC, we are on a “Journey to the Cross” and we invite you join us as we offer ourselves and our donations to local and global ministries so God may transform the world through the steps we take in generosity and service. 

Each week, we invite you to donate towards the weekly mission. Each week in our journey, we will increase our donation by $1 or more and share the impact of this ministry. 

In 2017, you raised $10,853 that impacted college students, the local food bank, our widows & widowers, the youth mission trips, our First Responders, UP Ministry, and Rise Against Hunger. You can contribute through Lenten offerings during church services, or with cash, check or electronic giving. Put “Lenten Offerings” in Note. 

FEB 18: $1 FIRST RESPONDERS
Providing a meal for the Local Fire Stations and Argyle Police Department. Your $1+ donation helps to cover the cost of the meal as well as encourage people to sign up to serve.
valerie@argyleumc.org

FEB 25: $2 COLLEGE CARE PACK
Sending love to our college students in the form of Valentines treats, snacks, notes and more. This $2+ donation helps to cover the cost of shipping to over 70 students. (It cost $15/student) 
valerie@argyleumc.org

MAR 4: $3 SHILOH & ARGYLE FOOD BANK
This offering helps provide a monetary donation to local food banks (monetary donations go 4x further than donations of items). The $3+ donation can provide groceries for a week for an individual through the Food Banks. 
sue1944@verizon.net

MAR 11: $4 WIDOW/WIDOWER DINNER
This offering helps to provide an opportunity for our 5th Graders and Middle Schoolers to serve widows and widowers at this inter-generational meal at Argyle UMC. Your $4+ donation helps to cover the cost of the meal. 
carla@argyleumc.org

MAR 18: $5 YOUTH MISSIONS
This offering helps with the out-of-pocket costs for Argyle UMC students participating in mission trips. Your $5+ donation provides a meal for a youth. 
carla@argyleumc.org; craig@argyleumc.org

MAR 25: $6 UP MINISTRY
Once again, UP ministry would like to provide the bus transportation to bring 55 kids to the Team UP summer camp. Your $6+ donation will pay for the buses the week of camp. Any additional money received will be used for the other UP missions serving local kids. 
UP@argyleumc.org

APRIL 1: $7 RISE AGAINST HUNGER
This offering helps to purchase the ingredients for the meals we will prepare at WOW to be sent to those in need through Rise Against Hunger (an international hunger relief organization that distributes good and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable). Your $7+ donation can help to feed a family of 4 for a week. 
sarah@argyleumc.org

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