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Due to the current health risks of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), in-church services and activities have been suspended. Please go to the contact page if you would like ministerial assistance or for worship service information.
Notice: No Sunday in-church services for July 5. Watch our Sunday Worship services on Facebook.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! JULY 12 will bring us back together at the church – in the parking lot – for a worship service at 4:00 p.m.!! Livestream video on Facebook will be held at 9:30 a.m. Read more about it in the July newsletter.
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Check out the current newsletter. Previous editions can be viewed on the Newsletter page.
NORMAL Sunday Worship time: 9:30 a.m. Sept – June 9:00 a.m. mid-June – early Sept. *** Open-table Communion is offered the first Sunday each month
Sunday, July 12 – 9:30a.m. livestream on Facebook. *** Outdoor service at 4:00 p.m. in the parking lot! Click on the link to view the worship bulletin.
Patriotic Sunday, July 5- 9:30a.m. on livestream on Facebook. Click on the link to view the worship bulletin.
Go to the Worship page for more options and past worship services
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The “Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom” initiative is a multi-level effort throughout the church to initiate a sustained and coordinated effort to dismantle racism and promote collective action to work toward racial justice. The church-wide effort kicked off on June 19, 2020, to coincide with Juneteenth, the commemoration of the end of slavery in the U.S. For more information, visit: UMC.org/EndRacism and Facebook.
“Words are great, words are important – but action is really important,” said Bishop Harvey. “Pick up your pen, pick up your voice, pick up your feet, and do something.”
There will also be a denominational virtual town hall event on July 1.
* * NEW & ONGOING MISSIONS & MINISTRIES * * *
Cards Ministry — A new ministry for everyone — Due to the current lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we realized that many residents living in care facilities are not able to receive visitors. We are gathering cheerful greeting cards once a month and bringing them to local care facilities so the administrators or nursing staff can give one to a resident to help brighten their day when they may be feeling down or lonely.
Meals Ministry – Serving light meals to local senior citizens who live alone and letting them know that someone cares and is thinking of them. Read more in the Missions page…
Prayer Shawl Ministry program — Do you know anyone who may benefit from the calming spiritual grace of a warm shawl? The church has several shawls, hand made by our church members, that have been stitched with prayer and well-wishes for the recipient and then blessed during worship service. They are free for the giving. Contact Pastor Elizabeth to coordinate a time and place for pick-up. For more information on the spiritual comfort program, Prayer Shawl Ministry.
Go to the “Worship” page for options to viewing all of our Sunday broadcasts and worship bulletins.
Looking for a place to hold a meeting or family event gathering? Consider using our spaces. Visit Facilities and building use pages offering guidelines and fees.
Regularly scheduled Gatherings (suspended):
Bible Study – Currently reading “The Year of the Bible, Newly Revised: A Guide to Reading Scripture.” A self-timed reading with occasional meetings for discussions.
Evening Circle – beginning Nov. 2019: meetings during the winter months (Nov.-March) will be held at the church 1st Sunday of each month at approx. 11:00 a.m. – following the Coffee Social.
April- October: the group will meet the first Tuesday each month @ 6:30 p.m. – Contact Carolyn Jones for location (different host each month).
Afternoon Circle – 3rd Wed. each month @ 11:30 a.m. – Contact Carolyn Jones for location, carpooling available
Widow’s Fellowship – 1st Monday each month @ 12:00 noon – at the church. Contact: Ginny Barden (church# 353-4982)
Monthly Bean suppers – 4th Sat. of each month (except December) 5:00pm – 6:00pm – Traditional New England Bean supper served family style: Baked beans, kidney beans, hot dogs, ham, potato salad, coleslaw, rolls, brown bread and a slice of homemade pie for dessert!
Choir Rehearsal – Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. (with some exceptions) Sept. – June Contact: Deb Greim, Music Director.
Christmas Fair & Silent Auction – Nov. 9th – Thank you for making this year’s Fair a success!
Not sure if this is happening.. Stay tuned!
Neighbors Helping Neighbors 5K – Sept. 12, 2020
2019 Run/Walk results have been posted! Thank you everyone!!
Moxie Days Festival