TOWNSEND -- Townsend United Methodist Church services, as of Sunday, Sept. 1, are at 11 a.m., with Sunday School and Nursery care at the same time.

Sunday School Rally Day is Sept. 8. Children are invited to come for the fun official beginning to the new season with songs, games and Bible stories. Bible Study groups meet on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings before the worship service. Choir rehearsals are conveniently planned, directly before the Sunday worship service, and new voices are always welcomed.

The fall "Yard Sale" is Saturday, Sept. 28 , 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be something for everyone. It's an indoor event and will be held rain or shine. This is the time of year for seasonal cleaning and recycling your no longer needed items. Area residents may call the church if you have items to donate.

For information,call the office at 978-597-2486 .