Epworth United Methodist Church Newsletter

February 2015

Young At Heart

Young at heart will meet on Monday,  February 16th at 12noon. Please bring a sandwich and we will provide beverages and dessert.

United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women UMW Special Recognition Pin As Ginny Dreby was unable to attend the UMW Christmas luncheon on Dec. 7th, Reva Luce made a home visit to her later in December. At that time the UMW Special Recognition Pin was presented to her. She was pleasantly surprised and grateful for the acknowledgement of her [...]

History Committee

Epworth’s history is in God’s time What do you think of when you hear the word sanctuary? Some of us will immediately think of that beautiful space at Epworth or another church where we gather to worship, others will think of safety or refuge. The original meaning of sanctuary was a sacred place. It was [...]

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Prayer Shawl Ministry Tangible evidence of the love and prayers of our congregation. I have set my rainbow in the clouds, . .this is the sign of the covenant I have established between me and all life on earth. Genesis 9:13, 17 God has painted the earth and sky with amazing and awesome colors and [...]

Updates from the Parish Nurse

Parish Nurse Greetings to each one of you: do you ever stop to count your blessings? If so, isn’t it amazing how many blessings we have? We are fortunate to live in a country where we have freedoms that other countries don’t offer. In addition, our God has blessed us in so many ways!! Have [...]

The Walk to Emmaus

It is not to early to start to think about The Walk to Emmaus. Walks will be in October. God already knows who is attending. Pray about it and listen to the calling. See Debbie Campion for more information.

Put It Back! . . . Please!

When we are setting up for an event here at the church we often need to move things around. It may require moving tables and chairs from one place to another. We need to use items as decorations. Our problem is that often we are not good at picking up after ourselves and putting things [...]


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Planned Giving

Planned Giving The Endowment Funds  & the overall Living Trust program at Epworth were established to provide our members with the opportunity to participate in the long-term life and growth of the Church. Endowments have provided the resources needed for significant improvement projects to our church property over the years, as well as supporting our [...]

The Epworth Book Club

 The Epworth Book Club What a wonderful meeting we had last month as we discussed our last book, “The End of Your Life Book Club”.  As a group we liked the book which chronicled the last two years of life of an affluent woman who was dying of cancer.  By the title you may think [...]

Bread of Life Food Pantry

The Bread of Life Food Pantry was truly blessed in 2014. Thank you…to  everyone who made food or money donations during the year; you make our mission a successful one! The Pantry Christmas Day is a sight to behold! Our Christmas Pantry Day we served 140 families (539 people) 300 Children received new Christmas gifts [...]

Generous Living

Generous Living John Wesley teaches, “Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.” Throughout February we will be exploring how we [...]


On Saturday, February 28th the Goodtimers are having a Movie Night! Join us as at 7pm as we sit back, relax and let the Silver Screen provide our entertainment for the evening. The selection is always a surprise, but never fails to be enjoyable! This fun evening will be in the Parlor with refreshments for [...]