EVENTS at SebUMC

MARCH 2020: By order of our Bishop and by direction of local and state authorities, our church is CLOSED in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. We look forward to opening our doors as soon as we are allowed to, and joining with you all in worship, fellowship, music, and more. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

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BISHOP’S STATEMENT CONCERNING PROPOSALS FOR FUTURE
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH STRUCTURE
Please follow this online link to read Bishop Minerva Carcaño’s recent statement regarding options now being considered for the future structure of the United Methodist Church:  https://www.cnumc.org/blogposts/13135183

Additional views expressed here:  https://cdnsc.umc.org/en/news/reaction-aplenty-to-separation-plan
Search the UMC.ORG site for many more articles and resources regarding the proposals and progress of negotiations.

WE WILL HOLD A CONVERSATION ABOUT THESE PLANS AND ISSUES AFTER WORSHIP ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 19 – BRING YOUR  REFRESHMENTS AND JOIN US IN ROOM 2. All are welcome!

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Bishop Carcaño writes about recent UMC events — Please read the March 3, 2019 message from our bishop, Minerva Carcaño, via THIS LINK.

Future of the UMC — Do you have questions about recent events in the larger United Methodist Church? Please follow THIS LINK to hear what Adam Hamilton, Senior Pastor at The Church of the Resurrection (Leawood, Kansas), told his congregation on March 3, 2019 after attending the recent UMC conference in St. Louis, Missouri. (approx. one hour in length)
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Fourth Saturday of Every Month
SATURDAY TABLE —
for those in Need of a Meal — SebUMC is one of the local churches which provide a nutritious lunch once a month for the community. On the FOURTH SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH, all are welcome to dine with us in Epworthian Hall. We also welcome people who wish to donate food or time/energy to help us provide this meal for our neighbors. Please send email to sebumc@sonic.net for more information.

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Wednesdays at Noon
OPEN PRAYER — SebUMC offers free, open intercessory prayers every Friday at noon, our prayer ministry led by Pastor Iunisi in our sanctuary (if the door is locked, please knock on the Pastor’s office door). You are invited to send your prayer requests by email to sebumc@sonic.net, or mail/drop off a postcard any time.

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UNITED METHODIST NEWS — Looking for more United Methodist news from around the world? Click this link to visit the United Methodist News website and to read or subscribe for FREE… umnews.org

UNITED MISSION TO NEPAL (UMN) — Follow the stories and journeys of UMN’s Katherine Parker and others who are bringing health and education improvements, and building strong personal connections, in western Nepal. Visit their website via this link: UMN-Katherine Parker
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HOME CARE ASSISTANCE — Do you know someone in our area who needs help at home (cooking, cleaning, personal care, etc), or who needs help doing tasks or running errands? Contact Pastor Iunisi Tovo — she can refer you to people who are ready, willing, and qualified to assist.

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PLEASE VISIT OUR “NEWSLETTER” PAGE TO FIND MORE LISTINGS OF EVENTS, PROGRAMS, AND MINISTRIES VIA OUR MONTHLY NEWSLETTER. A new issue is posted at the beginning of each month. THANK YOU.