Epworth United Methodist Church Newsletter

April 2017

Palmyra Day

Epworth is planning to participate in Palmyra Day this year. The date for this town event is Saturday, May 6. As part of our Family Ministries program, our hope is to reach out to the community and share with them some of the exciting things we are doing here at Epworth. Volunteers are needed to [...]

Easter Flowers Order Form

Easter flowers are $10.00 each. Tulips, lilies, and daffodils are available. Flowers must be ordered by Palm Sunday and can be purchased “in memory” or “in honor” of those special people in your life.  For more information, please contact Terry Neas.

Holy Week Schedule

Sun, Apr 9         10 am   Palm Sunday Service Thurs, Apr 13    7pm    Holy Thursday Service of washing, communion, Tennebrae Fri, Apr 14         12 pm-3pm   at Asbury UMC will be open for prayer and meditation 7 pm   at Covenant Presbyterian Service of Tennebrae Sun, Apr 16       6:30 am    Easter Sunrise Service at  Lakeview Cemetery                               [...]

Worship Tech Needed

On Sunday mornings we project the service so it makes it easier to participate without fumbling through the bulletin and hymnals. Our live stream of the service reaches several people at home who might otherwise not be able to be part of our worship. A new sound system is working to give all a better [...]

Family Activity Center

As part of our spring cleaning the goal was to clean and organize the second floor. A major corner of the large room had become a catch-all for all kinds of items. Chime tables took up another large section of floor space. After a busy Saturday morning we have reclaimed all the space to create [...]

Be in Worship from Anywhere

If you are unable to attend service on Sunday mornings you can still be part of our worship experience. Simply go online to our website, www.palmyranjumc.org, and click on Watch Worship Live. The live stream begins about 10:10AM Sunday mornings with the call to worship. Later you can watch too as each service is archived [...]

Lenten Soup Suppers

Epworth Sunday Evening Lenten Soup Suppers Sundays: March 5 through April 9  5:00 p.m. What a fellowship! Meetin’ and greetin’ and eatin’ and watchin’ and talkin’-it-over on Lenten Sunday evenings with  Epworth family! Lenten Soup Suppers continue through Palm Sunday.  We enjoy fresh rolls from DeLuca’s Bakery.  How fresh are they? – baked that morning!  [...]

Family Ministries Take Flight

Over the past few weeks, a group has gathered to discuss and organize our family ministry program. There is a consensus of all of us that expanding our family programming is an important aspect of church vitality and future growth. Several new programs are being planned for our families and be intergenerational activities. These include [...]

The Great Surprise

This is a Family Easter Event!  At The Great Surprise, kids and their families will experience hands-on fun with a  variety of surprising activities.  Through these WOW experiences, everyone discovers the amazing surprise that Jesus is alive!  Please plan to join us on Saturday, April 8th at 6 pm for this fun event!  

Movie Night

“RISEN” ~ SUNDAY, APRIL 23,  6PM Roman military tribune Clavius remains set in his ways after serving 25 years in the army. He arrives at a crossroad when he’s tasked to investigate the mystery of what happened to Jesus following the Crucifixion.  Accompanied by trusted aide Lucius, his quest to disprove rumors of a risen [...]

Friday Night Sports

There has been excitement about the turnout for our hockey nights. We are going to keep up the momentum and continue to schedule Friday Nights Sports throughout the year. Every few weeks we will plan to gather for some fun and exercise. On Friday, May 5, join us at Riverton Park for an evening of [...]

Lenten Offering

This year we are designating our Lenten Offering to be used for sidewalk repair along Morgan Ave. A few years ago we were able to replace the sidewalk on 5th Street using our Lenten Offering together with help from Planned Giving. We recognize that the Morgan sidewalk is a  hazard and several have fallen as [...]

Youth Group

Youth Group News

For youth in 6th to 12th grade: Youth Group is meeting biweekly on Sundays after worship. We will be working on answering questions of faith and life that the youth have raised. Mixed with mission and fun, we look to make each time together meaningful as we move deeper in our faith and life journey. [...]