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!
Fruitful Congregations Journey Town Hall Meetings
Come join us as we continue discussing moving onto Step 3 of the Fruitful Congregations Journey process! Our next Town Halls will be at 6pm on Weds., Nov. 2 (we will try to keep this to an hour) and Nov. 6, following the worship service. A member of our church’s FCJ team will lead these… Read more »
Pumpkin Carving at Pastor Ben’s for Youth and Children!
The last two years the Youth Group has enjoyed pumpkin carving together and last year we added in a cookout. This year we are inviting all youth, children, and families out to our house to carve pumpkins and cook hotdogs over the fire. Youth (6th grade and up) may attend with their family or… Read more »
Fruitful Congregations Consultation Weekend: Oct. 21-23
Our Consultation Weekend is coming up fast! Oct. 21-23, a team of consultants will come to Sullivan First UMC, get to know us some more, and help to set us onto a course where we can be more fruitful! Saturday (Oct. 22) will be a workshop from 10am to 3pm with lunch provided. Everyone in… Read more »
Darla McFadden back at Sullivan First UMC on Sept. 18!
Darla McFadden is coming back to Sullivan First UMC to share her gifts of music with us during part of our service on Sept. 18! Be sure to bring along your friends and family and join us for this special Sunday of worship and will be continuing our series: A Church for Saving Sinners!
Corn Festival – Come on Out!
The Annual Corn Festival is coming up quick! This year’s parade is on Sept. 17. If you would like to help put together our float and participate in the parade by handing out candy along the route, please let Connie Hays know! We will also be needing candy for the float! Please bring it… Read more »
Safe Sanctuaries Training on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 2pm
We are blessed to have some new children coming into the church! To meet the need of ministering to children and youth in our congregation, several of you have stepped up to the plate, volunteering to help in Children’s Church, the nursery, or with youth! If you are one of those individuals, or would… Read more »
Revive Sullivan – Oct. 2-6!
The second annual Revive Sullivan County Revival Week is coming October 2-6! We will be joining with other area churches on Sunday, Oct. 2 in the morning, then we will be having times of worship and outreach to the various communities in our county Monday through Thursday! Make sure you come out to join… Read more »
Be a Hero – Save a Life!
Mark your calendar for October 24! One way in which we can share the love of Christ with our neighbors is by giving the gift of life! 1 unit of blood that is donated can help up to three different people – so a little gift goes a long way! A signup sheet is to… Read more »
Salvation Army Coat Drive
The Salvation Army’s annual coat drive is coming quickly! If you would like to donate money for a warm coat, please place it in the red and green box on the back register in the sanctuary. If you would like to purchase the coat yourself, please talk to either Connie Hays or Beverly Blair… Read more »
We Want Your Bottle Caps!
Recycling is a great way in which you can practice stewardship concerning our environment. However, even when you want to recycle your Coke bottle, the recycling place doesn’t want your cap! So, what can you do with that? Give them to us! Sullivan First UMC is currently collecting your plastic caps from your Coke bottle,… Read more »