Epworth United Methodist Church Newsletter

Oct/Nov 2017

Movie Night 10/29 6PM

Join us for a special movie night on Sunday, October 29 at 6pm in the parlor. We will be sharing the movie, Luther. “ Joseph Fiennes stars as Martin Luther, the brilliant man of God whose defiant actions changed the world, in this epic, ravishingly beautiful (The New York Times) film that traces Luther’s extraordinary [...]

Operation Christmas Child

It is Shoebox Time!

This is always a special time when we begin to pack our shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. Every shoebox gift is an excellent resource for evangelism and discipleship which leads to the multiplication of new believers and churches around the world. Now through November 19 we will be collecting shoeboxes. We also welcome items to [...]

Coffee with Pastor 11/5 9am

On Sunday November 5 you are invited to be part of Coffee with Pastor at 9am in the parlor. We will take some time prior to worship to talk about the ministry of Epworth, our vision for the future and any other ideas that may be raised. This is great way to get to know [...]

Response to Recent Hurricanes

Here are things that you can do: Please continue to pray for those whose lives have been impacted by the storms, for the Early Response Teams, disaster coordinators & volunteers. Consider giving to the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR). UMCOR spends 100 percent of designated donations on the projects our donors specify. Epworth will [...]

Annual Church Conference 10/28

On Saturday, October 28 we will join with many of our congregations as we take part in Super Saturday Conference. Having churches gather at a central spot to have the individual conferences is a concept that has come to be a way of connection with other churches. Our conference will be held at Calvary Korean [...]

Epworth Family Talent Show

Start brushing up your act, your song, your dance, your wit and get ready to party! Stay tuned for more information!

Color Me Calm 12/15

Stress Buster Color me Calm meets on third Fridays at 10:30 am October 20 November 17 December 15 Held in the Centennial Room. You are invited to join us for an hour of peace, quiet creativity, and contemplation. You do not need to be an “artist”. This is about faith and friends and prayer and [...]

Goodtimers Bowling 10/28

Oct. 28 – Bowling Join the fun as we go bowling at Laurel Lanes Bowling Alley in Maple Shade, NJ. We will meet at 6 pm on Saturday, October 28th. The cost is $13 per person for two hours of bowling.

Epworth Gets a New Furnace

During late September Epworth had a new air conditioning unit and furnace installed. As part of the New Jersey energy program, Direct Install, we qualified for these new units and also to have all light bulbs replaced in the building. Under this program the state pays 70% of the cost and the church was responsible [...]

Men’s Breakfast 11/11 8:30AM

On Saturday, October 14 and November 11 at 8:30am in the Fellowship Room, the men of the church are invited to share breakfast and a time of fellowship. Please consider inviting a friend to join you.

Brown Bag Lunch After Church

Brown Bag Lunch 11/26

October 29th & November 26th Last Sunday Brown Bag Lunch Food Fun and Fellowship. Bring your lunch to church on October 29 and November 26 and join us in Meeting Room 2 after church for a time of fellowship with friends and making new friends. Eat a little, talk a little, laugh a lot.

Ready for Some Football? 10/23

On Monday, October 23, we will gather at the home (also known as the museum of Philly sport memorabilia) of John Fleetwood to watch the Eagles ~ Redskins game. Always great time as Epworth’s football experts gather to explain and comment on each play call, penalty and decision. You are welcome to join us even [...]

Communion Offering

October’s Communion Offering will go to the Palmyra Fire Department & the Tri-Boro Ambulance Association. November’s Communion Offering will go to Mary’s Closet.

Days for Girls: New Mission

There is a NEW mission starting at Epworth! The Days for Girls organization is “dedicated to creating a more free, dignified, and educated world, through providing lasting access to feminine hygiene solutions and health education”. Making hygiene kits involves sewing, cutting, tracing, ironing the parts and assembling the items. You are invited to come to [...]

Youth Group

Youth to Tour Black History Museum

As you step into the museum in Cinnaminson you will be greeted by documents, uniforms, photographs and heirlooms from various police departments, branches of the armed forces, and other heroes of the community. Much more than a “museum”, our collection includes model trains, model airplanes, Barbies, porcelain dolls, doll houses, sports and action figures… truly [...]

Harvest Home Celebration 11/19

The Sunday before Thanksgiving, November 19th, is set aside as our Harvest Home Sunday Celebration. During that special day, we will focus on giving thanks to God for the many ways we have been blessed individually and as a church. We will be bless our shoeboxes, dedicate our commitments to God and the ministry, and [...]

Leaf Raking 11/25

On Saturday morning, November 25th at 9:30am, we will gather in the church cemetery off of Cinnaminson Ave. behind Palmyra Borough Hall to clean up the grounds, then we do the Garfield properties. Bring rakes, gloves, leaf blowers, clippers, loppers & large tarps for collecting leaves. With many hands (and rakes) we are able to [...]

Community Thanksgiving Worship

The Triboro Ministerium has scheduled its annual Thanksgiving Service for Tuesday, November 21 at 7pm. Temple Sinai will host this special service of prayer, song and giving thanks. In the midst of our many preparations for the holiday, it is important that we take a moment and come together and ponder the blessings that have [...]

Epworth UMW News

The UMW 41st Annual Auction will be held on October 19th, 2017 at 6:15pm The theme is  “let’s celebrate!!”. Colors are green – yellow- red. All profits from this auction benefit missions. Tickets are now on sale!!! Tickets will be available Sunday, October 1st after the worship service. Tickets are $5 each. October 19, 2017 [...]

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Tangible evidence of the love and prayers of our congregation. By love serve one another. ~Galatians 5:13 While it is not possible to share every card received in response to your gifts of prayer shawls, we try to quote as many as possible. Remember, this is your ministry. The hands and hearts of the PSM [...]

Planned Giving & Memorial Committee

We Remember… Bill Bauer who was along time member here at Epworth. Bill was the mechanical genius behind our heating and air conditioning systems. Today you can still see his notes attached to many of our thermostats. Together with his wife Emily they taught Sunday School. including a parenting class they many attended who have [...]