Epworth United Methodist Church Newsletter

May 2015

UMW Indoor Picnic

The UMW Spring Meeting will be held on May 7th at 6:15pm Join us for an Indoor Picnic in the History/Bell Choir Rooms. Please bring an entree or side dish to share. All Women are Welcome! The Theme this year is: The Methodist Hospital and Us. Come out and join the fun! 

Family Fun Night

You are invited to join the fun at Riverton Park on Friday, May 8th at 6:30pm for an evening of games and fellowship. The highlight of the evening will be a kickball game. There are swings for little ones and plenty of room to run around.  Come on out just to cheer us on. It is sure to [...]

Mother’s Day

On May 10th we will celebrate Mother’s Day with a special church service as our children will be sharing with us. Through music, readings and skits the kids will lead us in worship and help us honor the special women in our lives. We hope you will make an effort to be with us on the [...]

Vacation Bible School

Queens, Kings and Kingdoms: A Royal VBS Event We are making preparations already for a royal spectacular happening July 12th through 16th. From 6:30 to 8:45 each evening we will explore the scriptures to help us find the true King of kings and unlock the doors to His heavenly kingdom. As we invite all our community [...]

Sunday School: Methodist Heritage

Sunday School: Methodist Heritage For the next 4 weeks we will be learning about our Methodist Heritage. Did you know Epworth’s Sunday School is 175 years old this year? The Sunday School was established before the church in 1840! On Sunday we will introduce the Flat Wesleys to the congregation as a way to excite [...]

Goodtimers: A Day in Cape May

Goodtimers: A Day in Cape May Saturday, May 16 – A Day In Cape May !! – We plan to start the day at the Cape May Zoo. The admission is “Donation Only”, no set fee! There are picnic grounds there, so you can brown bag it if you wish. Those who care to, can then [...]


We Welcome Tina Weiler as our new Administrative Assistant here at Epworth. Tina and her family have part of our church family for some time. We are grateful for her willingness to step into this new role in ministry. She brings an enthusiasm for the Lord and creativity to help lead us ahead. She will [...]

We Need Your Family Picture

We are beginning to collect your family and individual pictures to be included in a new pictorial directory. Unlike in past years where a professional studio has come in and done posed shots for the directory, we are asking you to simply email us a family portrait that you would like to have included in [...]

Bible Ministry

Help Spread the Word!

A while ago we started a ministry to help share the Word with those we encounter along the way. In the narthex we have copies of the New Testament available for you. The idea is to keep it with you and spend time reading and pondering the word of God. Maybe it might be while [...]

Daniel Plan

Daniel Plan Bible Study

Once again we will be offering this special life-changing program. The Daniel Plan shows you how the powerful combination of faith, fitness, food, focus, and friends will change your health forever; transforming you in the most head-turning way imaginably from the inside out. Research has revealed that people getting healthy together lose twice as much [...]

Parish Nurse

From the Parish Nurse

Greetings to each of you: Thank heavens Spring has finally sprung!!†† I think all of us were tired of the cold, cold, cold weather.†† I hope all of you are pacing your activity, now that we have the urge to get out & be active in sports & yard work.† † At times†individuals will stop [...]

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 Recently we have been privileged to create prayer shawls for a cluster of baptisms and weddings and so, [...]

Annual Conference

2015 Greater N. J. Annual Conference This year’s annual conference will be held May 28  May 30 at the Wildwood, NJ Convention Center. The theme for the Annual Conference session is Fishing (for Disciples)… “Throw your net on the right side of the boat and you will find some”, John 21:6. We will begin [...]

Planned Giving

In last month s newsletter, we announced the establishment of a new Epworth Memorial Endowment. This will enable members of the congregation to memorialize a passed family member, friend or a church member who has made a significant impact on the life of our church. By now we hope you’ve seen the remembrance wall outside [...]

UMW Epworth News

UMW Auction Please keep our auction in mind when vacationing or shopping. This year’s Auction will be on Thursday, October 15th. All donations and gifts can be brought to the church office and please mark them “Auction” Thanks!! UMW District/ GNJUMW Events : May 2 @ 12 Noon Neighborhood Center Luncheon: Haddonfield UMC, 29 Warwick Rd, [...]

Food Pantry

The Bread of Life Food Pantry We served 98 families in April. We would like to thank all who have supported The “Bread of Life” Food Pantry over the years. Your constant support has made us a great success! Epworth is still collecting for the Food Pantry boxed cereal oatmeal hot chocolate tea bags coffee [...]

Mary’s Closet

We will only be accepting clothes during the times of 4pm-7pm on the third Friday of every month. And 9am-12noon on the third Saturday of every month. Remember we are in dire need of school age children’s clothes. (boys & girls – grammar school-middle school) Drop them off at the Garfield Door entrance Thank you [...]


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