Posts with the category “special-events”

June 23rd All-Church Conference
by Amanda Nicol on June 11th, 2024
Be There, or Be SquareDo you remember that injunction, “Be there, or be square”?It apparently has been in use since the 1940’s, and has several shades of meaning, from “if you are not ‘there’ you are not ‘cool’” to “if you are not there, you will be left out”, and as a “playful invitation to encourage someone to attend an event or participate in an activity”.And that is what this is, an invitation...  Read More
Serve Sunday 2023
by Kelly Phillips on July 6th, 2023
Save the Date: Serve Sunday - July 30Mark your calendar for Serve Sunday on July 30! We will be worshiping that day with our hands and feet by serving our neighbors. After gathering at 10:00 am for a brief time of music and devotion, we will participate in short service projects that support several of our church's mission partners and ministries. Projects include:Organizing a clothing closet at C...  Read More
by Kelly Phillips on November 3rd, 2022
Advent is just around the corner! This year our church is participating in a fun global photo campaign called #AdventWord. You are invited to look through your 2022 photos and send a photo or two to the church that represents one or more of the words on the #AdventWord list. These photos will be shared in the Messenger, on our social media accounts, and in a display at the church as a way to prepa...  Read More
Laity Sunday 2022
by Kelly Phillips on October 20th, 2022
Laity Sunday is a day set aside to remember and lift up a 24/7 reality: the priesthood and ministry of all believers (1 Peter 2:5-9). In Protestant Christianity, we believe in three kinds of priesthoods: The priesthood of every baptized Christian, the priesthood of ordained clergy, and the priesthood of Jesus, who is our High Priest in heaven. Laity Sunday celebrates the ministry of all Christians...  Read More
Blessing of the Backpacks
by Kelly Phillips on August 18th, 2022
Join your CUMC family in worship on August 28 for a Blessing of the Backpacks! Students of all ages are invited to bring their backpacks to church for a special blessing and a gift as they prepare for a new school year. We will also bless the school supplies we are donating to the older siblings of our Head Start preschoolers. ...  Read More