Memorial UMC prepares for cookie sale
In the photo at left, the ladies of Gladstone’s Memorial United Methodist Church mix up batches of cookies for the annual Christmas cookie and bake sale. Shown from left are Jan Watson, Roberta Johnson, Kay Shapy, and Liz Kempher. The kitchen has been bustling for days with ladies baking 25 different kinds of cookies. The cookies will be sold by the pound. Homemade breads, coffee cakes, candies, and pies will add to the variety of cookies and crafts available for purchase. The cookie sale will be Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Smith Hall at the church, located at 1920 Lake Shore Drive in Gladstone.