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December News

Food Pantry 215 Thanksgiving bags were handed out on November 16th. Both United Church of the Valley and the YMCA collected bags to help us. We actually had a few bags over. Thank you to everyone who donated filled bags and donated to the Food Pantry in other ways. The Young Women’s groups from the […]

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD

You’ve likely heard of, if not experienced, seasonal affective disorder (SAD). It’s a type of sadness or depression that comes about with a change in the seasons—typically, though not always, starting sometime in the fall and continuing through the winter months. When it is severe, it calls for professional therapy, and even medical intervention. There […]

Loneliness is an Epidemic

“loneliness is at epidemic levels in the U.S., and could rank alongside smoking and obesity as a major threat to public health.” Earlier this year, market research firm Ipsos conducted a survey of 20,096 U.S. adults, on behalf of health insurer Cigna, in order to find out how lonely we are. The survey was based […]


Murrieta Coming Together at the Food Pantry

Murrieta is participating in the Homeless Alliance This was an interesting month at the Pantry with lots of nice things happening. The Young Mothers Groups at the LDS Church filled Mothers’ Day gift baskets and handed them out to the pantry visitors the Friday before Mothers’ Day. We were also visited on Friday morning by Brian […]

Stay In Touch 5/29/2018

Stay In Touch News with your Murrieta United Methodist Church UNITED METHODIST WOMEN If you are a member of United Methodist Women (UMW) and have not connected to one of the three active Circles and would like to know more about the Circles or want to start a Circle you are invited to a gathering […]


Notes From the Food Pantry

We raised approximately $15,000.00 for the Food Pantry Ministry with your help! The Food Pantry team thanks everyone who supported the Pantry Dinner and Golf Tournament. We raised approximately $15,000.00 for the Food Pantry Ministry with your help! Thank you to all the volunteers and the Golf Committee who worked very hard to make it […]