The Raritan Valley District Poverty Task Force  – We are excited to announce the first region- wide event scheduled for Wednesday, October 24 at 7:30 pm at the Bridgewater UMC.  We invite all clergy and laity from across the Central Region to join us for an outstanding speaker’s panel event: The Poor With Us: A Faith Based Response to Poverty that will include: Mr. Michael Landis of the Neighborhood Center in Camden, Rev. Dr. Charles Boyer from Salvation and Social Justice, as well as representatives from the NJ Anti-Poverty Network and Somerset County Social Services. Please help us spread the word and plan to attend this meaningful and informative evening.

Trunk or Treat – Our 6th annual Trunk or Treat is Sunday, October 28, 3-5pm in the BUMC parking lot.  If you’re interested in signing up for a trunk spot, let us know by emailing or sign up on the Young Family Ministry bulletin board.

Vendor and Craft Fair Fall 2018 – Join us on Saturday, November 3 from 10am to 3pm.  Sellers are featuring various services, items and crafts such as totes, jewelry, household items and more!  There will be food and a baked goods table. Some participating vendors are: Thirty-One, LuLaRoe, Posh, Personally Poetic, MojiLife, ColorStreet, Steeped Tea, homemade crafts and more!  For more information about securing a spot, contact Diana Berenter at