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Congratulations to Our 2015 Summer Readers!
What an exciting summer of welcoming 83 children to our church and the Rainforest Reading programs. We had guest readers and a pizza party provided by Peter Piper Pizza. Each week in the months of June and July the Bear Creek UMC Library welcomed children from our church and community for stories, songs, activities, and a chance to earn awards for reading.
Thirty-three of the younger “Toucan Readers” earned prizes, certificates and collectively read 2,710 books. The prizes winners for the most books read are:
Alice Crocker, 250 books
Emily Crocker, 250 books
William Crocker, 240 books
Noah Jones, 210 books
Kelly Lugo, 200 books
Adam Connell, 120 books
Sophie Connell, 120 books
Liam Enderby, 120 books
Sam Mowry, 120 books
Thirty-one of the first through sixth grade “Parrot Readers” earned prizes, certificates and read 576 hours. The prize winners for the most hours spent reading are:
Brandon Lugo, 60 hours
Ximena Diaz, 54 hours
Sophia Diaz, 54 hours
Jordan Rogers, 39 hours
McKenzie Rogers, 39 hours
Josiah Johnson, 30 hours
Timothy Johnson, 30 hours
Adriana Ibarra, 30 hours
Eloy Diaz, 30 hours
Diego Escobar, 30 hours
We would like to thank the following local businesses and individuals for their support: AAA of Texas – Copperfield, AD Players, Bear Creek Roller Rink, CarMike Cinemas, Casa Olé, Chick-fil-A, Chili’s, Chuck E. Cheese, CiCi’s Pizza, Copperfield Bowling Center, Dairy Queen at Yorktown, Dominos, Famous Footwear, Fazoli’s, Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers, Fuddrucker’s, James Coney Island, Jason’s Deli, Little Beakers Science Lab for Kids, Main Event, McDonalds – Bear Creek, Marble Slab Creamery, Mardel, Menchie’s, Monkey joe’s, Peter Piper Pizza, Quillian Center, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, Spring Creek Barbeque, Texas Oil Ranch, Texas Roadhouse, The Houston Museum of Natural Science, The Little Gym of Houston – Copperfield, Whataburger, Willie’s Ice House and Grille and various BCUMC Adult Sunday School classes and individuals. Please thank the businesses by your continued support of their services.
Congratulations to Our 2015 Summer Readers! (cont’d)
A special word of appreciation to: Deana Avalos, Kathy Black, Gaylynn Brewer, Rose Carter, Vanina Diaz, Virginia Fleming, Becky French, Virginia Garner, Susan Lykins, Laura Mann, and Larry Tyree who helped each week with the program.
Thank you everyone for your enthusiastic participation, and we will see you next summer! Keep reading – remember the library is open year round.
~ Amber Woodman, Librarian
Our annual Book Sale is September 20 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. in the FLC. We are currently accepting donations (new or used books) in the church office.
HNwCC Food Pantry (Karen’s Place) has fresh produce!
Houston Northwest Community Center will be sponsoring a Community Food Fair through the HNwCC food pantry located at the back of the church parking lot. The Houston Food Bank produce truck will be here on the third Saturday of every month. People in our community in need of assistance will be able to receive this food from 9:00-11:00am.
If you would like to volunteer to help in registration, unloading the truck and distributing the food, we could use your help. We will need our volunteers to arrive by 8:15am. If you can come and help please let us know by emailing email@example.com.
Dr. Jonathan Bynum
UMM Labor Day BBQ
Your Labor Day just got better! The Bear Creek UMM BBQ Team that annually supplies barbecue treats for the Super Bowl is cooking for your upcoming Labor Day celebration, as well.
For the next two Sundays we'll take orders for the usual favorites you've enjoyed in the past, then cook them and package them for pickup on Sunday, September 6! Checks, credit cards and cash are accepted; payment is due at time of order. Let the UMM prepare your favorites while you enjoy the time off. Thanks for your patronage!
Are you a first-time guest? Claim your keepsake!
If you are visiting Bear Creek United Methodist Church for the first time, please stop by the Welcome Center in the Courtyard after the service to receive a reusable grocery bag which contains a silver tumbler and other goodies.
Additional tumblers are available for $10 each, and shopping bags are $3 each at the Welcome Center. Proceeds from both items allow Bear Creek UMC to give tumblers and shopping bags to our first-time guests.
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