Broccoli Salad

This wonderful recipe is brought to you by Pat McCollum of Bethpage United Methodist Church. Thank you so much for your recipe!

  • 1 to 2 bunches of broccoli crowns, broken into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup purple onion chopped


  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar

Mix everything in a large bowl.  Add dressing just before serving.

Broccoli Salad – .pdf


Green Punch

Today’s recipe comes from Cooking in Circles (page 106-107) by the Susanna Wesley Circle, Mt. Mitchell United Methodist Church, Kannapolis, NC, ©1980; submitted by Jennifer Overcash

Green Punch

  • 2 (3 oz) pkgs lime jello
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 large can pineapple juice
  • 1 (8 oz) bottle ReaLemon juice
  • 2 qts boiling hot water
  • 4 qts cold water

Dissolve jello and sugar in boiling water. Add pineapple and lemon juice and cold water. Yield: 2 gallons.

Sweetened Condensed Milk

This week’s featured recipe is from Mrs. Ethel Mills. I found it in the recipe book called “Heavenly Delights” by the Mt Mitchell United Methodist Women, Kannapolis, NC. [© 1990]

Sweetened Condensed Milk

  • 1 1/2 cup dry milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water

Mix thoroughly. This recipe equals 1 can Eagle Brand Milk.

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CAMPOUT FRIDAY –  May 3rd at Mt. Mitchell UMC’s Yost Shelter!
Bring your tents, pop ups or campers! It is time for the Mt. Mitchell campout to
be held at the Yost Shelter. We will be roasting hot dogs over the fire and enjoying each others company. The hot dogs will be provided. The fun begins at 5:00 p.m. Even if you don’t want to spend the night come join us for all the fun. Hope to see you then. If you have any questions please contact Susan Carter at 704-706-0615.

Hotdog Sale

Wednesday, March 27 @ 10:00 AM

Come out to the Mt Mitchell UMC Fellowship Building and join us!

Beginning in 2013, all lay speakers will be called Lay Servants. There are local church lay servants and certified lay servants. This program is leading, caring and communicating. This encourages what lay speakers do in ministry. There is a training class being
held at Epworth UMC in Concord on April 6-7 for local church servants and for certified servants. I have a brochure with information if anyone is interested or needs renewal.  Please see Pastor David Raiford or Janice Wensil for information.


Grandmother Bean’s Bread

This week’s featured recipe is from Mrs. Bettie Bean. I found it in the recipe book called “Heavenly Delights” by the Mt Mitchell United Methodist Women, Kannapolis, NC. [© 1990]

Grandmother Bean’s Bread

  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 pkg yeast
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 5 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp soda

Mix yeast, water and 2 tbsp sugar together and set aside. Heat buttermilk, butter and 1/4 cup sugar until warm. When milk mixture is cool, add yeast mixture. Add the remaining ingredients. Put in 2 loaf pans and let rise about 2 hours. Bake at 300 degrees for 35 – 40 minutes.

Coca-Cola Salad

** The bulletin for this Sunday, 03 March 2013 is unavailable at this time. I apologize for the inconvenience. If it becomes available, I will post it as soon as possible. In the meanwhile, please enjoy the recipe below!

Today’s recipe comes from Cooking in Circles (page 8) by the Susanna Wesley Circle, Mt. Mitchell United Methodist Church, Kannapolis, NC, ©1974; submitted by the late Mrs. Brown [Estelle] Ketner. 

    • 1 pkg cherry jello
    • 2 small Coca-Colas
    • 1 med size can pineapple
    • 1 orange, peeled and cut-up
    • 1 apple, cut in small pieces
    • 1 cup nuts, chopped

Heat 1 Coca-Cola to the boiling point and dissolve cherry jello in it. Add 2nd Coca-Cola and remaining ingredients. Chill until set. Serve as you would Cranberry Salad.

Recipe for Coca_ColaSalad in .pdf format for download

Broccoli Casserole

This week’s featured recipe is from Mrs. Luva Wise. I found this recipe in the “What’s Cookin’? in Kannapolis, North Carolina cookbook that was compiled by the Susanna Wesley Circle of Mt Mitchell United Methodist Church. [© 1980]

Broccoli Casserole

  • 2 (10 oz) pkgs frozen, chopped broccoli
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • Buttered Bread Crumbs

Mix together, adding grated cheese last. Place in casserole dish. Cover with buttered bread crumbs. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.