What’s Happening at YUMC

Happy Easter!

Our day was filled with joy and celebration as Christ our Lord was resurrected. Pastor Anne shared the story with the children in the photo above. Easter treats were given to the children including a “Resurrection Garden”.

 

Bell Choir

A special joy on Easter Sunday was the sound of our Bell Choir playing “Crown Him with Many Crowns”.  What a beautiful hymn.

 

John 3:16

Madison shares the word!

Have you ever been to a sporting event? Have you ever seen the above poster there?  It’s an easy way to share the word.  So after worship service, Madison took the word to the sidewalk, with her mom, to the front of the church. She was happy to share the word. We are proud of her efforts to share the word.

Here is John 3:16

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”

Will you share the word too?

 

Happy Birthday Ken!

A special day for Ken Creed celebrating his birthday at our Coffee Hour on February 18. See the wonderful treats we delighted in and the big smile on Ken’s face. Thank you Ken for your jokes and laughter. We hope you know how much we appreciate you.

Souper Bowl Sunday

An annual tradition here at the YUMC, we begin Super Bowl Sunday with a time of fellowship and, like all good Methodists, food. After our Morning Worship, we gathered in the Social Hall for a variety of homemade soups and a wonderful salad bar. Dessert and coffee as always followed, if you had room in your tummy!

We had church members rooting for both the Patriots and the Falcolns. But all celebrated our time together at our famous

Souper Bowl.

Christmas 2016 was fun and quite the Celebration!

“for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy which will come to all the people; for to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 1:10-11

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We enjoyed Candy Canes as you can see the kids above. Delivered with a poem, referencing the cane like a shepherd’s crook, the white like the Holy Spirit, the red like the blood Christ shed for you.  Thank you to Jim Jackson for the donation of the Candy Canes.

Everyone participated in the telling of the birth of our Lord and Savior. See the 3 Kings, the Angels, Mary, Joseph and the sheep in the manager. Hymns were sung to praise the good news.

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 On Saturday, December 10, the Connecticut Yankee Chorus entertained our church, family, friends and neighbors. The men were amazing singing a variety of tunes throughout the years as well as Christmas hymns. A history and demonstration of how Barbershop is an unique style of music, “made” in America. Very interesting.

Thank you Gentleman for this wonderful show!

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The Sunday School Students, Teachers and Parents would like to thank Ray Classen for sponsoring the presentation by Rae from Teaching Creatures.  Everyone enjoyed meeting and learning about the animals.  Rae was a wonderful example for the children of how to take care of God’s  Creation. (October 2016)