December 2016 Meeting Dates

November 24th, 2016

The Monday Group of the Common Thread Circle will meet on December 5, 12, and 19th from 2-4 p.m. in Room D126 at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church.  (Note: We will NOT meet December. 26 or January 2.  We will resume weekly meetings on Monday, January 9th.)

On Tuesday, December 6, Common Thread members are invited to attend the December meeting of the United Methodist Women at 11:00 a.m. in Wesley Hall. The Houston Tuesday Music Club Chorus will entertain, followed by a luncheon.  If you plan to stay for lunch, please make a reservation at the MDUMC Reception Desk.

On Tuesday, December 13, the UMW Common Thread Circle has been invited by the Music Circle to a joint meeting with the other circles in Wesley Hall.  We will gather at 10:00 a.m., have a business meeting at 10:30 a.m., and a then enjoy a special program to be presented by Deux Voix (Stephen Distad and Justin Langham) at 11:00 a.m.  A pot luck luncheon will follow.  If you would like to attend, please contact Marilyn MacRill.

The Pillow Closing Party on Wednesday, December 14th, has been cancelled.

The “Happy Hands” group of Spring Branch Presbyterian Church will not meet in December.

 

 

November 2016 Meeting Dates

October 28th, 2016

On November 7, 14, 21, and 28th, the Monday Group of Common Thread Circle will meet at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church in Room D 126  from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Our Closing Pillow Party will be in Room D 220 at MDUMC on November 9th from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 15th, the UMW Common Thread Circle will meet in Room D 126 from 9:30 a.m. – noon.

(Due to the holidays, the Happy Hands group will not meet in November or December.)

Meeting Dates for October 2016

September 25th, 2016

The Monday group of Common Thread Circle will meet at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church in Room D126 from 2-4 p.m. on Mondays, October 3, 10, 17, and 31st. We will not meet on Monday, October 24th because of the Hearts & Hands Holiday Market.   The Preview Party is Monday evening, October 24.  Tickets are $12 if purchased in advance, $15 that evening at the door. It is free to the public on Tuesday and Wednesday. Do plan to visit Hearts & Hands!  Profits from this 30th annual holiday market go to benefit women and children locally, nationally, and around the world.

On Wednesday, October 12, we will have a Pillow Closing Party in Room D220 at MDUMC from 1-3 p.m.

Tuesday, October 18th the UMW Common Thread Circle will meet in D126 from 9:30 a.m. until noon.

The Happy Hands group will meet on Wednesday, October 26 from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at Spring Branch Presbyterian Church.

Teddy Bears!

September 22nd, 2016

Judy brings wonderful teddy bears she made to Common Thread to be distributed to young hospital patients in the Houston area this fall.

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September 2016 Meeting Dates

August 25th, 2016

Common Thread Circle will not meet on Monday, September 5th.  

On Mondays, September 12, 19, and 26, the Monday Afternoon Group of Common Thread will meet in Room  D126 at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 14, we will have a Pillow Closing Party in Room D220 at MDUMC from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 20, the Memorial Drive UMW Common Thread Circle will meet from 9:30 a.m. – noon in Room D126 at MDUMC.

The “Happy Hands” group will meet on Wednesday, September 28, from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at the Spring Branch Presbyterian Church.

August 2016 Meeting Dates

July 31st, 2016

The Starbucks Group of Common Thread will meet on Mondays, August 1, 8, 15,  22, and 29th, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in Room D126 at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church.

On Wednesday, August 10, we will have a “pillow closing party” from 1:00-3:00 p.m. in Room D220 at MDUMC.

Tuesday, August 16, Common Thread Circle of Memorial Drive UMW will meet in Room D126 at MDUMC from 9:30-noon

Wednesday, August 24, “Happy Hands”  will meet at Spring Branch Presbyterian Church from 9:30-11:00 a.m.

July 2016 Meeting Dates

June 24th, 2016

Monday, July 4th, Common Thread will not meet. Enjoy the holiday with your friends and family!

There will be no meeting on Monday, July 11th,  and there will be  no “pillow closing party” on Wednesday, July 13th.  (Memorial Drive United Methodist Church is having Vacation Bible School  that week.)

The Starbucks  group will meet on Mondays, July 18 and July 25, in Room D126 at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church.

Tuesday, July 19, the Common Thread Circle of United Methodist Women will meet in Room D126 from 9:30 a.m. until noon.

Wednesday, July 27, the Happy Hands group will meet at Spring Branch Presbyterian Church from 9:30-11:00 a.m.

June 2016 Meeting Dates

May 27th, 2016

Our “Starbucks Group” will meet at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church in Room D126 on  Mondays, June 6, 13, 20, and 27, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

We will have a “Pillow Closing Party” on Wednesday, June 8, at MDUMC in Room D220 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

On Tuesday, June 21, the UMW Common Thread Circle will meet in Room D126 at 9:30 a.m. – noon.

Wednesday, June 22, the “Happy Hands” group will meet at Spring Branch Presbyterian Church from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

“Little Critters” for Children

May 24th, 2016

Common Thread Circle member Joyce Wolf loves to sew our “little critters” for the children in Houston area hospitals!Joyce

Memorial Hermann Southwest Auxiliary Visitors

April 28th, 2016
042516Common Thread officers were delighted to receive a donation from the Auxiliary when Marie Raymond, Laverne Norman, and Cheryl Riedle visited the Starbucks group on March 25th!