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!
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 »
Due to the cold weather and snow, our Ash Wednesday Service is cancelled this evening. Stay warm, Sullivan County!
Lent is a time where we prepare ourselves Spiritually for Easter. During this time, Christians are encouraged to prioritize Christ in their lives by either giving something up (like tv, movies, a favorite food item or a particular meal on a weekly basis) or by adding an intentional daily time of prayer and scripture reading…. Read more »
All Church Birthday Dinner!
Whose birthday is it, anyway?!? Come on out and help us celebrate EVERYONE’S birthday! This will be a fun time to catch up with one another, meet some new people in the church, and of course, eat cake! This event will take place after worship on Feb. 15 in the annex!
Feb. 8, Darla McFadden Leading Worship!
Darla McFadden will be joining Sullivan First UMC to help lead in worship on Feb. 8! She has been in music ministry for 25 years and has recorded several albums, the most recent being “HOPE,” is a top 10 Nashville recording artist, and has been nominated for a Dove Award! If you want to know… Read more »
Safe Sanctuaries Training
Safe Sanctuaries is a program that the United Methodist Church has adopted to help facilitate churches in their child safety procedures. Anyone who currently works with children or youth, or are interested in volunteering with children and youth, need to attend this training which will last approximately an hour. If you cannot make the training… Read more »