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Fall Outreach DAy

Posted October 16, 2013 in Community Featured, Grimes
Members of St. Peter Lutheran Church will go out into the community to help with fall chores on Oct. 20.

Members of St. Peter Lutheran Church will go out into the community to help with fall chores on Oct. 20.

On Sunday, Oct. 20, St. Peter Lutheran Church will host a Fall Outreach Day to help members of the community take care of projects like raking lawns, cleaning out gutters and trimming tree branches.

Teams of volunteers from St. Peter Lutheran Church will come to homes between 9:30 a.m. and noon to help handle these tasks. The church will still have two worship services on Oct. 20 at 8 and 10:30 a.m., and Sunday school will still be held at the normal time of 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.

Also on Oct. 20, from 4 – 6 p.m., the women of St. Peter Lutheran will host their second annual Trunk or Treat event to celebrate Halloween. Cars will line up in the parking lot of the church with their trunks decorated for Halloween and filled with goodies for kids to “trunk or treat.” The youth group of St. Peter will be serving food for a free will donation, and there will be games to play and hayrack rides. All are encouraged to attend, and children are invited to dress up in costume for the event.

Grimes United Methodist Church will host its annual holiday bazaar on Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature more than 40 vendors selling crafts, holiday décor and home business merchandise. Admission to the holiday bazaar is free, and breakfast and lunch will be available at the event for purchase. There will also be a bake sale running all day. All proceeds from the event will go toward Grimes United Methodist Church’s 2014 trip to Uganda.

If you’re interested in participating in the event as a vendor, there are still a few slots available for purchase. You can visit to register for a vender slot.

Grimes United Methodist will also host a fall festival on Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The festival will feature relay races, pie eating contests, horse rides, bounce houses and other games, and free snacks will be available all day, including popcorn, cotton candy, apple nachos and apple cider. A free will donation lunch will also be available.

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