We’re Delighted You’re Here!
WE PRAY YOU EXPERIENCE GOD’S PRESENCE AND PEACE AS YOU WORSHIP WITH US.
We also invite you to join us for one – or even several – of our spring events and programs. Whether you are just starting out on your faith journey or you have been following Christ for a long time, we have something for you!
SPIRITUAL DIRECTION SESSIONS & RETREAT
The Spiritual Direction spring theme is Self-care and Meditation. All sessions are contemplative, open to up to 10 participants, and led by Brenda Coffin SD, HUMC’s Minister of Spiritual Care and Counseling. Brenda also leads the June 2 retreat.
Women’s Wednesday Evening Session
WHEN: 6:30 – 8 p.m. Mar. 7 & 21, Apr. 4 & 18 May 2
MEN‘S WEDNESDAY EVENING SESSION
WHEN: 6:30 – 8 p.m. (Tues.) Mar.13 & (Wed.) Mar 28, Apr. 11 & 25, May 9
WOMEN‘S THURSDAY DAYTIME SESSION
WHEN: 12:30 – 2 p.m. Mar. 8 & 22, Apr. 5 & (Mon.) 23, May 3
SPIRITUAL DIRECTION RETREAT, “FINDING PURPOSE” – OPEN TO ALL
WHEN: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. June 2 @ The Jesuit Center, Wernersville PA
Living with Cancer – lunchtime support group
Bring a bag lunch and join cancer coach, Brenda Coffin for an educational/spiritual/emotional support group that covers the mind, body, spiritual and emotional aspects of facing and living with cancer. Open to those currently in cancer treatment, in a supportive role as cancer caregivers\friends, and cancer survivors. Brenda is a cancer survivor and HUMC’s Minister of Spiritual Care and Counseling.
WHEN: Every other Tues. noon – 1:15 p.m., Mar. 13 – May 8, Room 124
This four-session class is for anyone wishing to become a member of our church family. Learn a simple way to understand and express the Christian faith, the core teachings of the United Methodist Church, and how to get connected at HUMC.
WHEN: Thurs., 6:30 – 8 p.m., Mar. 15 & 22, Apr. 5 & 12
EGG HUNT & The STORY OF THE EMPTY EGG
Come to our second annual egg hunt followed by facility tours of the children’s ministry areas, games, activities, and prizes. Pastor Keith will again tell the story of the Empty Egg. Participating children get 12 eggs to create a resurrection egg kit at home. (Limit 300 children)
WHEN: Sat. Mar. 24, 6-8 p.m.
CHILDREN MUST BE REGISTERED TO ATTEND THIS EVENT.
Designed for those new to HUMC, Starting Point is held once a month as an introduction to our church, our leadership and our ministries. A tour of the building also will be available.
WHEN: Sun. Mar. 25, Apr. 15, May 6 for 30 minutes following the 8:30 & 10 a.m. worship services. Held in the Prayer Room.
Holy Week & Easter Services
Palm Sunday – Mar. 25, 8:30 & 10 a.m.
Maundy Thursday – Mar. 29, 7 p.m.
Good Friday – Mar. 30, open communion, noon – 3 p.m.; service, 7 p.m.
Easter Services – Apr. 1, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:05 a.m.
Men’s Breakfast & LAKE CHAMPION RETREAT INFO SESSION
Come for breakfast in the Spirit Café and hear Steve Fessler, Priority One area director, and past retreat attendees share details about The Lake Champion Men’s Weekend. This September retreat, held in a wilderness setting, is an opportunity for men to disengage from the “busy”ness of life as they discover and reflect on meaningful priorities and true significance.
WHEN: Sat. Apr. 14, breakfast @ 8:30 a.m.; info session 9 – 10 a.m.
You and Your Spiritual Gifts
During these workshops we will explore, discover and learn how to apply our spiritual gifts. Come to one or all three sessions in the Spirit Café to learn more about yourself and the gifts the Holy Spirit has already given to you.
WHEN: Sat., Apr. 14, 21 & 28; food @ 5 p.m.; workshop @ 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Join us for a time of fellowship with lunch provided potluck style. HUMC supplies the meat and drinks. You bring a yard game, chairs and a covered dish! Come meet others in the HUMC family. Registration will be available soon.
WHEN: Sun., Apr. 15, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., pavilion & upper parking lot
Priscilla Shirer Simulcast
This public event brings women together for a day of biblical teaching, prayer and worship. Priscilla Shirer, one of today’s top Bible teachers, will be joined by Christian recording artist Anthony Evans who will lead worship via simulcast. The cost is $25 per person, which includes box lunch, materials and snack. Register by Apr. 14.
WHEN: Sat., Apr. 28, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Believer’s Baptism Class
Led by Rev. John Longmire and Dr. Rashard Allen, this three-week class followed by a baptism service is designed for those who wish to be baptized or to affirm the baptism of their childhood. Lunch is provided.
WHEN: Sun., Apr. 29, May 6 & 13; baptism on Sun., May 20
Join us in the Spirit Café on the fifth Sunday in April for a refreshing treat and fellowship following each worship service. For the more health conscious, we offer granola and fresh fruit toppings too. Splurge a little while you mingle with your HUMC family.
WHEN: Sun., Apr. 29 following both the 8:30 a.m. & 10 a.m. services
Through informal table-discussion led by Joyce Young, HUMC Director of Care, explore ways to confidently respond to those who share their life struggles with you. Learn how to talk about your faith, pray, comfort, and share words from the Bible with others – remembering God is the cure-giver.
WHEN: Wed., May 30, June 6, 13, 20 & 27, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
NOAH’S ARK PRESCHOOL – NOW REGISTERING FOR FALL CLASSES
PRESCHOOL & ELEMENTARY KIDS KONNECTION & CLUB 56
SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP FOR CHILDREN AGES 2 – GRADE 6
WHEN: 10 a.m.
KIDSTUF FAMILY PRODUCTION
45-MINUTE EVENT WITH SKITS, SINGING, JOKES FOR ALL AGES
WHEN: 6:30 p.m., 1st & 3rd Wed., Sept. – Apr.
SHOUT – HUMC YOUTH MINISTRY FOR GRADES 7- 12
Organic – Dinner, conversation & fun!
WHEN: Wed. 7 – 9 p.m.
Regular SHOUT Meeting Times
WHEN: Sun. mornings,10 a.m. & Sun. nights, 6 – 8 p.m.
Indoor Yard Sale – proceeds benefit youth mission trips
WHEN: Mar. 17, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m