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!
The past few Sundays, Pastor Ben has been bringing up an amazing opportunity for all of the churches in the West District to take advantage of. Although primarily geared towards leadership of the church, anyone who is interested in being more intentional about worship, sharing their story, or being more effective in ministry is encouraged… Read more »
2 Years in Sullivan!
April 1 is in just a couple of days, and aside from that being April Fool’s Day, that day marks my being here in Sullivan for 2 years now. Now let me tell you: I love the windows in my office! They are so tall and they give me a great view of the plaza… Read more »
Easter Egg Hunt
Following the Easter service on Sunday, we will be having our second annual Easter Egg Hunt! The whole family is invited to join us for Easter Worship at 10:30am, then children through 5th grade can participate in finding some eggs for their basket!
Maundy Thursday Service
This Thursday evening at 6pm, join us as we celebrate Holy Communion, followed by readings of Jesus’ journey to the cross in a service of Tenebrae. All are invited to come and experience this Holy Week service.
Cluster Lenten Service Schedule
Every year, the Sullivan County Cluster of the United Methodist Church holds special services on Sunday evenings during Lent. Each service is held at a different church within the cluster, and each service has a pastor not of the host church give the message that evening. It’s a great way for us to get to… Read more »
Pastor Ben’s Sermon blog is updated!
Back in 2012, I (Pastor Ben) began a sermon blog to make available his sermons to those who missed church on Sunday morning, let friends and family who did not live in the area, or for anyone in the congregation who wanted to revisit the message from a particular Sunday morning. To this date (Feb…. Read more »
Revive Sullivan Encounter Day!
DID YOU KNOW!?!? That the Sullivan County Clergy Association (did you even know we had one of those?) put together a program a few years back to help those in need of utilities assistance in Sullivan County, as well as helped people back on track financially by pointing these same people in need to the… Read more »
Ash Wednesday Service
Join us as we start the Lenten Season off with prayer and scripture readings. Let us enter into this time of preparation together. Our Ash Wednesday service will be at 6pm on Feb. 10.
Weekly Email Updates
Understandably, it can be hard to keep up with what all goes on at the church on a weekly basis. We don’t all take home our bulletins which include birthdays, anniversaries, the week’s meetings, etc… One way in which we would like to begin helping one another stay connected with our church family is by… Read more »
Christmas Eve Service
We welcome everybody to come and join us on December 24 at 9pm for our Christmas Eve service. Bring your family, friends, and an open heart as we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, through songs and readings.