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 »
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 www.cassidayswesleyanpilgrimage.blogspot.com. 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 »
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 »
Holy Thursday Service
On Thursday evening, April 2, at 6pm, we will be holding a Holy Thursday service. Come and join us as we journey through the Easter Story, experiencing the passion of God’s love for all His children.
March 1 Snowed-in Devotional!
Because of the weather, we are unable to come together at the church for worship. However, that doesn’t mean that we can’t share a moment to honor God! I’d like to share a short devotional moment with you on this cold and snowy day. Mark 8:31-38 31 Then Jesus began to teach his disciples: “The Human… Read more »
Easter Egg Hunt!
Our church Easter Egg Hunt for the children will take place immediately following the service on Easter Sunday, April 5! Bring your children and grandchildren to church on Easter because they’re not going to want to miss out on the fun! If you would like to help, your donations of candy would be most appreciated!… Read more »
Because of bad weather, we had to cancel a couple of things this past week, including our Safe Sanctuaries Training Session for those who want to work with youth and children, or even are curious as to the policies and procedures that Sullivan First UMC has lined out to help protect our precious ones (and… Read more »
Ash Wednesday Message
Because we were unable to come together as a congregation on Ash Wednesday Evening, Pastor Ben wanted to share the message that he had prepared. You can watch it by clicking on the video player here: Finally, at the beginning of our Sunday Service (Feb. 22nd) we will be practicing the imposition of ashes. Being… Read more »