Epworth United Methodist Church Newsletter

May 2016

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 [...]

Planned Giving

On May 30th, we will celebrate Memorial Day, taking time to acknowledge and remember all the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice to keep our country safe and free.  During this time of remembrance, we would ask that you also consider another “memorial” opportunity – The Epworth Memorial Endowment. This program was [...]

What will General Conference mean to my United Methodist church?

A UMC.org Feature by Joe Iovino     April 19, 2016 As a United Methodist, you are probably aware that General Conference, the once-every-four-years official meeting of the church is happening in Portland, Oregon, May 10-20, 2016. What may be far less clear, however, is what happens there and what it means to your local congregation. The [...]

Order Your T-Shirt Today!

You have the opportunity to share your faith and make a statement. For $15 you have the choice of color and size with proceeds going to support pilgrims from Epworth who will be going on the Walk to Emmaus. They make a great gift! Orders will be taken through May 8th so don’t miss out. [...]

Memorial Day Flags

To honor our fallen heroes and those we have loved, the youth group will be selling small American flags that will be placed in and around the Memorial Garden and front church grounds. Each flag is $5 and the names of those to be remembered will be placed in an insert that will be part [...]

Epworth Remembers

Alberta Cheeseman was recently added to our Memorial Endowment Plaque. Sadly, she left us just after Christmas this past year and is missed. She was a regular member of our Bible study groups such as Sunday School, Monday morning, Lenten Soup Supper or various other study classes. Alberta enjoyed learning and discussing her faith. For [...]

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 [...]

Calling All Graduates

Are you or someone you know graduating?  Please let the church office know as we plan to recognize all our graduates on June 12.  We would love to help you celebrate this special time and recognize your achievements.