Easter Sunday is always a fun day! Not only do we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but we have a little family fun following worship! The Annual Easter Egg Hunt is taking place following our 10:30 worship service. All ages are welcome to participate!
We will be holding Confirmation classes for youth in 5th grade and up during the season of Lent! The early church used the season of Lent to teach prospective new members to the church about Christianity and would then confirm the “catechumens” on Easter Sunday! We will be doing the same – during Lent, we… Read more »
Speaker Becky Maiorana will be joining us for worship this Sunday, Feb. 18, to share the Message with us! Becky Maiorana has been in various types of ministries, including leading and speaking at retreats, conferences, and revivals, since 2008. She will be picking up the next part of The Story for us, talking about dry… Read more »
The Sullivan County Cluster of United Methodist churches will be once again doing our tour of Sullivan County churches for our Lenten Services! Join us each Sunday at 6pm for worship and fellowship with your brothers and sisters! The locations will be at: February 18: Carlisle UMC February 25: Rose Chapel UMC March… Read more »
Lent is right around the corner. The first day of Lent, Ash Wednesday, is on February 14. Join us that evening at 6pm for our Ash Wednesday service and journey with us!
At the beginning of the New Year, many of us are looking at 2017 and saying to ourselves, “I totally could have done that better!” One of the number one New Year’s resolutions is doing better with finances – but many of us don’t have the tools we need to find financial security. Enter: Financial… Read more »
Are you on a trip out of town? Are you stuck at home sick on Sunday morning? Was the weather outside truly frightful? Have no fear! If you can’t make it to church, we are bringing church to you on Sunday morning through Facebook! Be sure to like our Facebook Page and log on around… Read more »
On November 4, from 9am to 2pm, Sullivan First United Methodist Church will be hosting its first craft and vendor fair! As of today (Oct. 23), we have 17 vendor tables! (A list of vendors is provided below) We would love to have you join us for this awesome event! There will be a free-will… Read more »
Unfortunately, our workshop with Ellen Martin has been cancelled. Thank you for your interest. SaveSave
Much like school, many people take a break from church. It might be during summer when they go out on vacation, or it may be an extended break of years! Perhaps there is someone that has never been. Just like there is a “Back to School” time, let’s take part in a “Back to Church!” time! “Back… Read more »
Salvation Army’s Back to School Blitz!
On July 29 from 11am to 1pm, the Salvation Army is putting on their annual Back to School Blitz! This event, which is sponsored by churches and businesses throughout Sullivan, helps to provide children with school supplies, shoes, hygiene products, etc… Every year, this program has grown! This year will be their biggest year yet,… Read more »
Single Board Town Hall Meeting
The second Ministry Action Plan that was proposed to Sullivan First UMC from the Fruitful Congregations Consultation Weekend was to put together a team to look into an organizational structure that was more effective, less confusing, and in alignment with the United Methodist Discipline. The organizational team comprised of Phil Croft (Trustees Chair), Rick Goss… Read more »
Our New Vision Statement!
Seeing 20/20 with our new Vision Statement! The first Ministry Action Plan as we have moved forward in the Fruitful Congregation Journey was for us to develop a vision statement. A vision statement is meant to help guide a person/organization reach their goal. In the case of our church, our goal (mission)… Read more »
Holy Week Services
There are several opportunities to come alongside our brothers and sisters in God’s family and experience the journey that Christ took leading up to his resurrection on Easter Sunday! Thursday, April 13: 6pm Maundy Thursday Service Friday, April 14: 1pm Community Good Friday Service hosted by Sullivan First UMC Sunday, April 16: 10:30am Easter Worship… Read more »
Annual Easter Egg Hunt!
Easter Sunday will be a great Sunday – and one reason is that we will be having our annual Easter Egg Hunt following the service! Be sure to invite your children, grandkids, and neighbors to hear about the good news of Jesus Christ’s resurrection during the service and for fun and fellowship after!
So Many Thank You’s!
A HUGE THANK YOU to the Fellowship Committee! They were very busy on Palm Sunday! They prepared a wonderful breakfast for us before the service, then once again provided a wonderful meal and refreshments for after the Cluster Lenten Service. For the hospitality that you provided: thank you! Another HUGE thank you goes out to… Read more »
Summer Camp can be an incredible spiritual growth opportunity for your children and family! This year, Pastor Ben and Eva will be co-directing a family camp weekend again! Whether your family is the traditional nuclear family (1 dad, 1 mom, and 2.5 kids) or grandparents bringing their grandchildren, we invite you to come out and join… Read more »
The Talk: Embrace the Sacred Gift
THE TALK: Embrace the Sacred Gift April 29, 2017, 9am-12:30pm Presented by Ellen Martin, M.A.CE, M.Div. Talking to our children about the birds and the bees is often times dramatized as awkward, scary, and the last thing on earth a sane parent would ever want to do! The consequence of frightening parents out of talking to… Read more »
Financial Peace University!
Life has so many stressors – and one of the biggest ones is money. Sullivan First UMC is happy to once again be hosting Financial Peace University! Join us starting on Wednesday, March 22 at 6pm to learn how to take control of your finances. Money problems don’t have to hold you back any longer. Learn… Read more »
Bible Study at Sunrise Towers!
Beginning on Sunday, Feb. 5, a new Bible Study opportunity is open to you! Go through the Bible at 5:30pm on Sunday evenings, led by Howard Unger, and explore starting from Genesis through Revelations, what the Scriptures have to say to us today! The meetings will be held at Sunrise Towers in the commons area…. Read more »