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Cook-off Recipes

Published on March 25, 2015, by in News & Events.

The Chili/Soup cook-off was a huge success! We had 12 different soups and chilis for everyone to taste-test. Ralph and Lori Vinicguerra shared pictures from their trip to Haiti. After everyone had eaten their fill, the votes came in, and named Beth Fiore and Chris Boyd the winners of the “Golden Ladle” for best soup and

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Chili/Soup Cook-off

Published on March 3, 2015, by in News & Events.

March 22 after worship It is an Old South tradition to have a cook-off in advance of a mission trip so get your taste buds ready for March 22.  Please join us to taste multiple delicious soups and chilis and vote for your favorite.  We will also get to hear from Lori and Ralph Vinciguerra about their experiences

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Hunger Banquet

Published on February 27, 2013, by in News & Events.

You are invited to a Hunger Banquet sponsored by the Outreach Committee on Sunday, March 10, right after the service. The Banquet is an opportunity to learn firsthand about the inequitable distribution of food in the world. Participants will draw tickets at random to find out if they are in the high, middle, or low income tier

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MLK Day of Service

Published on January 11, 2013, by in News & Events.

A Day of Service and Remembrance for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  January 19th, 2013 We hope you will be able to join us for a community service project on the Saturday before MLK Day.  The purpose of this project is first to improve the lives of members of our larger community.  Equally important, however,

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Christmas Eve Services

Published on December 21, 2012, by in News & Events.

Celebrate the birth of Christ at Old South UMC this year.  We are offering two services on Christmas Eve: a 5pm family service, and a 7pm traditional service of lessons and carols.  Both services are family friendly, with special music and the telling of the Christmas story. All are welcome.

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Angel Tree Gift Collection Update

Published on December 6, 2012, by in News & Events, Serve.

Thank you to everyone who has “adopted” an angel from the Angel Tree and is purchasing a toy and article of clothing for a needy child.  Reminder– the first round of Angel tree gifts are due back at church this Sunday, Dec 9th, so we can get them to the Cooper Community Center in time

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New Small Group Study: A Disciple’s Path

Published on August 11, 2012, by in Grow, News & Events.

Have you ever had a sense that there ought to be more to being a Christian than just attending worship, making a pledge, and sitting on a committee?  If so, this study is for you.  Jesus calls us to discipleship, saying, “Follow me.”  But how do we do that?  A Disciple’s Path combines a uniquely Wesleyan

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Save the Steeple!

Published on June 30, 2012, by in News & Events.

Reading’s most iconic structure, the steeple of Old South Church, is in danger of extinction.  An activist group consisting of concerned leaders from the church and the Reading community has banded together to raise much-needed funds in order to restore the steeple and preserve it for the future.  The group has formed the non-profit organization,

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New Summer Play Group

Published on June 30, 2012, by in News & Events.

We have discovered a new use for Higgins Hall: a play group space.  Higgins hall, which is full of children’s toys from our preschool and after school program, is also ideal space because it stays cool on hot days and dry on rainy days.  We are slowly building a group of moms, grandmas, and children

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