Epworth United Methodist Church Newsletter

January 2015

Missing An Article From Newsletter

We were reading through the newsletter this morning when we realized that the article was missing. It was one that shared important information about what our group is planning. Upon reading it, we thought many people might want to get involved and show their support. Why is it not in the newsletter? Now what are [...]

Church Chili Night & Trivia

Saturday, January 17th, at 5pm we are planning a Chili Night for all to come and enjoy a variety on chili concoctions. We will have a signup sheet on the bulletin board for the various food items that will go into making our meal complete. Such items will be things like tortilla chips, salsa, cheese, [...]

Bible Study to begin!

Beginning on Thursday evening, January 8th at 7pm we will begin a new study where we will look at the various denominations that make up our Christian faith. There are many different faith traditions within the Christian faith. Together we will focus for eight weeks on the subject of “Christianity’s Family Tree: What Other Christians [...]

Finance Committee Seeks Your Input

Finance is trying to gather input on how we give to the church. To help with this a short survey has been created for you to share your thoughts. We are considering offering other means to allow individuals to give via electronic fund transfer and online. We need your input to help with discussion. You [...]

Planned Giving

Endowment is the way we anticipate the coming of Christ financially. It is our testimony to the a fact that God will be Lord of the future, as God has been Lord of the past and is Lord of the present. One of the nicest things you can do, in anticipation of Christ’s birth among [...]

United Methodist Women

Exec Board Meeting Saturday, January 31 at 9:00 AM – Note The Date Change!! (This date change was necessary due to scheduled surgery Feb 2 for Reva Luce, Pres.). All UMW officers & Circle Leaders are expected to be in attendance. District UMW Events Saturday, March 7: Central Districts Meeting: Capital, Raritan Valley & Northern [...]

Epworth’s Book Club

For the first book of the 2015 season, we have chosen to read a book from the Nurturing grouping. The book is The End Of Your Life Book Club, by Will Schwalbe. This book is a true story of a terminally ill mother and her son who start a book club in her dying years. [...]

Epworth’s Administrative Council

Our first council meeting for 2015 will be Monday, January 12, at 7:30pm in the parlor. At that time we will start the meeting with a Charge Conference to appoint a new Trustee. All chairs and officers are expected to attend council meetings. Others are welcome as well. It is here that we discuss the [...]

Parish Nurse

Greetings to each of you! As we enter this new year of 2015, do you have a list of “New Year’s Resolutions” that you plan to follow? Many of us do each year, but, the list usually hits the trash can before much time has gone by! We should remember that God the Father created [...]

History Committee

In His Time Epworth’s history is in God’s time As we look at the minutes of the Epworth Official Board meetings from the early part of the 20th century, we are struck at how different times were. A sign of that time was the makeup of the Official Board. It was comprised of men only. [...]

Youth Group Gatherings

Sunday, January 4: Regular Meeting Sunday, January 11: Regular Meeting Friday – Sunday, January 23-25 Midwinter Advance at Keswick Sunday, February 1: Pretzel Sale & regular mtg. Sunday, February 8: Regular Meeting Sunday, February 15: Regular Meeting Sunday, February 22: Regular Meeting All youth in grades 7 -12 are invited to be with us for [...]

District Day of Learning

“District Day of Learning” Saturday, January 24th from 8:30 a.m. to 12noon at First UMC Moorestown We will have our annual District Day of Learning at Moorestown UMC. This event offers various workshops that deal with the life of the church. They often include discussions on the different committees, missions, and programs of our district [...]

Our Prayer Shawl Ministry

Epworth’s prayer shawls are created with intentional prayer for the recipient in every stitch, from the beginning to the end. Next meeting: Thursday, January 22nd at 7pm. Come out and learn how to crochet or knit, and be a part of this growing ministry.

Interested In Joining Epworth?

Please contact the church office we can arrange a time when you can get together with Pastor Charlie regarding membership here at Epworth. PC always welcomes the opportunity to share and discuss the ministry here. We hope to hear from you soon.

Groups To Meet

In the coming weeks we are requesting that all groups and committees meet to organize for the coming year. This is important especially as we may have several new people coming on board. Please contact the church office to schedule your meeting and have a space reserved. Young At Heart Next meeting time Monday, January [...]

The Bread of Life Food Pantry

Epworth is collecting Juice, instant Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate, Cereal, & instant oatmeal. If you would like to volunteer at the Food Pantry (one Saturday a month, or on a Wednesday afternoon, or on a Thursday night) or help out this mission in another way please call Julie Scheffler at 856.366.5240 

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