In this season of Lent, we gather with our brothers and sisters from other Methodist churches (and more!) in Sullivan County! Here is the schedule with locations of the services! Every service is at 3pm on Sunday through Lent: March 10: Kingsley Memorial Chapel March 17: New Lebanon UMC March 24: Ebenezer UMC March 31:… Read more »
Following the service on Sundays Feb. 10 and 17 we will be having a new members class! If you are interested in joining the church or would like a refresher course on Methodism, join us! If you have any questions, feel free to contact Pastor Ben!
Our second annual Fall Vendor fair is just around the corner! It will be on Saturday, November 10 from 9am to 2pm. We have vendors representing Scentsy, 31, Paparazzi, Jordan Essentials, Tupperware, and more! Also, we will be selling baked goods from the Sullivan First UMC congregation as well! So come on out – all… Read more »
On September 15, we are having a Garage Sale! The sale will run from 8am to 2pm that Saturday. If you have any items that you would like to donate to the sale, please bring them beginning Sept. 1. All items will be sold as free will donations, so no need to haggle over prices!… Read more »
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!
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 »
Back to Basics: Reclaiming Our Roots of Faith
Discipleship Development of the Indiana Conference is thrilled to bring to the West District a wonderful opportunity to help us reclaim our roots of faith! Join us as we rediscover the love that started it all. Back to Basics is a movement focusing on the most foundational principles of our faith. It’s time to… Read more »
Believe Part 2: ACT!
At the beginning of each new year many of us think about the previous year and evaluate what we would like to see different; Many even come up with resolutions of things that we will do in order to see improvements in the coming year. Last summer, in Sunday morning sermons and Wednesday evening classes, we… Read more »
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Invite your friends and family to our 9pm Christmas Eve Candlelight Service! Over the course of the service, we will be hearing readings of the Christmas story, singing carols, then lighting our candles while singing Silent Night at the end. It will be a wonderful time for us to gather with God’s family and hear… Read more »
Harvest Dinner on Nov. 13!
Nov. 13, following the All-Church Vote on the FCJ Ministry Action Plans, we will be joining together in Thanksgiving of all our blessings! Please bring salads and desserts – the Fellowship Committee will bring the turkey and all the trimmings!
Join us on Nov. 6 for our next all church-family event! Break out your poodle skirts and dancing shoes at the Sock Hop on Nov. 6 at 5:30pm in the Annex! There will be a Chili Cookoff (just try to knock Pastor Ben off of his winning chili!), Old Fashioned Games, and D.J. Scott Biddle!