Summer Backpack Drive (June & July): The Children’s Ministry Team has decided to adopt a “Backpack Drive” as its summer mission project. It is about collecting the needed school supplies along with the backpacks during the month of June and July for the children& youth living in Ulu Wini housing complex of Kailua-Kona.
The needed supplies are composition books, Spiral notebooks, Portfolio (3-prong), Sheet protectors, Lined paper, Pens, Pencils, Crayons, Markers, Colored pencils, Block erasers, Highlighters, Youth scissors, Deck of cards, Calculators, Water color paint set, Glue – 4oz bottles, Glue sticks, Index cards, Tissues, Paper Towels, Gallon/Quart Ziplocs, Hand Sanitizer 10 fl oz bottles, Disinfectant Wipes, and others.
You may also donate money (cash or check made to KUMC with “Backpack Drive” in memo line).
The drive starts on the first Sunday of June (06/04) and ends with the backpack blessing moment in worship on Sunday, July 16th. The blessed backpacks will be delivered to Ulu Wini during the week. The last day to accept donations is July 9th. Please speak to Teri King for more information.
The Fourth of July Kailua-Kona Parade (Tuesday, 07/04, 6pm): The overall theme of the parade is “Stars and Stripes Forever!” The church’s sub-theme is “Jesus Christ Super Star.” We need lots of hard-candy and cash donations. Please make checks payable to “Kona UMC” with “Parade” written on the memo line. We also need walkers to represent our church. There is a sign-up sheet available at the Ministry Table. The planning team meets every Sunday at 10:15am. Please speak to Larry Triplett or Dennis Bensen for more information.