Sullivan County Cluster Lenten Services!

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 »

New Members Class!

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!

Second Annual Fall Vendor Fair!

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 »

All Church Garage Sale!

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 »

Annual Easter Egg Hunt!

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!

Confirmation Class During Lent!

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 »

Becky Maiorana is Joining Us to Share the Message!

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 »

Sullivan County Cluster Lenten Schedule

  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 »

Ash Wednesday Service

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!

  • Community Thanksgiving Service

      The Sullivan County Clergy Association is once again putting together a community wide Thanksgiving Celebration! Come on out to Crossroads Community Church for worship and praise with our brothers and sisters throughout Sullivan County! Pastor Adrienne Greene from Carlisle United Methodist Church will be bringing God’s Word to us at this awesome service! The… Read more »

  • Advent Study: Under Wraps, The Gift We Never Expected

         Advent will start on Sunday, November 29, and we will start an exciting new Advent program, Under Wraps: The Gift We Never Expected. This joyful program explores some of God’s unexpected qualities, presented over the four weeks of Advent: God Is Expectant God Is Dangerous God Is Jealous God Is Faithful Just as the… Read more »

  • Revive Sullivan Encounter Day

    The Revival is still alive and kicking! Even though the week long event is over, Revival is still happening here in Sullivan! Saturday, November 14, we will be gathering at Crossroads Community Church at 7am and beginning a day where we will go out and share the love and joy of Jesus Christ that is… Read more »

  • Revive Sullivan: Show Some Hospitality!

      Revival is coming to Sullivan! If you haven’t already liked Revive Sullivan on Facebook, go do that right now by clicking here! This is a fantastic ministry event that churches all over Sullivan (both the city and the county!) are banding together to put on! Revive Indiana, who we are working with, have put on… Read more »

  • Weekly Communion Service

      Beginning Sunday, August 9 at 8:30am, we will begin to celebrate the width, depth, height and length of God’s love on a weekly basis. All are invited to come and eat the bread and drink from the cup in remembrance of Jesus Christ our Savior.

  • Pastor Ben’s Trip to England!

    Pastor Ben is going to England! While there, he will be learning about John and Charles Wesley and the start of the Methodist movement. If you would like to “join” him on his journey, you can check out the blog that he started just for this trip at Thank you for your prayers and… Read more »

  • Sullivan County Cluster Event

    This year’s Children and Youth Cluster Event will be held at the Merom Conference Center on Aug. 4 from 10am to 2pm. This will be a time for the children and youth to learn more about God and service. There will be a time where all will come together to make First Aid Kits for… Read more »

  • Vacation Bible School: God’s Playground!

    This year, Vacation Bible School is going to take a scenic detour to Shakamak State Park! We will be spending the day out in God’s creation playing games, taking hikes, swimming, learning about what the Almighty has made and wrapping things up with s’mores! This one day VBS event will take place on July 7… Read more »

  • Help Save Lives! Give Blood!

      May 18, Sullivan First UMC will be hosting a blood drive in our Annex from 4pm until 7pm. I know, it doesn’t sound fun getting poked by needle, but this is something that is important. 1 unit of blood helps up to 3 different people! Giving blood helps to save lives by assisting ER… Read more »

  • Devotional Materials

    During Holy Week (the week leading up to Easter), I decided to do something a little different and I had posted devotional content every day on our Facebook page (click here!). It seemed to be well received with the number of people it “reached,” some of the “likes” and some of the real-world comments I… Read more »