Epworth United Methodist Church Newsletter

June 2016

Planned Giving

One of the real advantages the Epworth Planned Giving program provides is that through your gifts, you get to have a hand in the mission work of the church for many generations to come.  When you contribute to our endowment fund in your will or through a trust, your gift will never be used up, [...]

Special Charge Conference

There will be a special charge conference on Monday, June 20th at 7:30 pm to accept an estate bequest.  All are invited to attend.

Circles of Hope

The Mission Fund Campaign of our annual conference has established “Circles of Hope” to represent the generous giving of congregations throughout the conference. Epworth has been named to the “Repairing Circle”.  The Mission Fund has been the designated recipient of our Lenten offering for the past three years.  This campaign has a goal to raise [...]

Greeters Needed

You are invited to volunteer to serve as a greeter for Sunday worship. This is a great way to get meet one another as we gather for worship. There is a signup sheet on the bulletin board in the narthex. Beyond serving in this special way, each of us should do our part to greet [...]

Wanted Garfield Properties Superintendent

Epworth seeks an individual to serve as the Superintendent of the Garfield Properties, seven apartment units located adjacent to the church.   The Superintendent’s duties include collecting rents, being responsible for tenant issues, making and coordinating property repairs, and managing vacancies and re-renting the units as needed.  This will be a salaried, part-time position. Those interested [...]

Picnic in the Park

June 10 at 6 pm Pack a picnic and  plan to join us on June 10 at 6 pm for a night of fun and fellowship at Riverton Park, on the corner of Broad and Cedar Streets in Riverton.  We will enjoy our meal together and then afterwards, we might play some games, play on [...]

History Committee Members Sought

The History Committee has always been an important part of Epworth’s fabric.  Epworth’s past is a story that needs to be preserved and retold. This important work can only be done by a group dedicated to this aspect of our ministry. We are looking to re-form this team and continue to build upon the foundation [...]

Parking Reminder

We all realize that parking around the church is limited. There are limited spaces available behind the church in the gravel parking area. These are usually open for evening meetings and gatherings. The bank parking lot on the corner of Garfield and Broad is open to be used on Sunday mornings. Don’t forget that sharing [...]

Olympics Coming to Epworth VBS

This year’s vacation bible school will have an Olympic theme when we come together from July 17 to 21 from 6:30 pm to 8:45 pm. Celebrating this summer’s games we will be sharing the Word from Hebrews 12, “Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus.”  Registration is available now. [...]

Prayer Requests

One of the ways that we support one another is through the sharing of prayer requests. You may send them to the church office. We gather them and will send them out once or twice a week. While we recognize that your wish may be to send them out immediately we also do want to [...]

Communion Offering

JUNE’S COMMUNION OFFERING goes to support Epworth’s Vacation Bible School.  

Epworth Online

Epworth continues to build a strong internet presence. Today it is important that we are able to be present with you regardless of where you are. With this in mind we continue to update our website. When was the last time you visited palmyranjumc.org? Our website has an up-to-date calendar with all the upcoming events, [...]

Methodist Hospital

The Women’s Association of Methodist Hospital, of which Epworth is a member, renders services to and raises funds for the hospital.  The Association also has direct contact with patients through lap robes, tray favors, walker and wheelchair bags and other mementoes made for  and given to them to convey love and concern in the name [...]

UMW News

UMW Epworth News Minutes of Spring Potluck Supper  May 5, 2016    The Spring Potluck Supper on May 5, 2016 was attended by 22 members.  Everyone gathered with their covered dishes at 6:15 PM.  By 6:30 PM all were seated; and, Reva Luce, President, welcomed all in attendance.  She acknowledged our guest, Cassandra Ferrigno, who was to speak later [...]