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Lord's Day

9:15 to 12:15 Nursery child care  

9:30 AM Worship Contemporary

9:30 AM Sunday School (ages 3-99)

10:15 AM Fellowship Time 

11:00 AM Worship  Traditional


In Worship

If Needed: Ask an Usher for Large Print Worship Bulletins, Large Print Hymnals, Children's Doodle Folders, and Listening Devices.

Holy Communion
First Sunday each month.    


In Study

Pastor's Bible Study 
Weds. 7:04PM (Will not be held on April 16)       

Sunday School Topic for Adults for April 13 is:  The Internet. Our topic for Sunday, April 13th, is the “World Wide Web”.  

How has the internet benefitted you personally?  

Bring some examples of its impact that you see on:  

1.    Society at large.  

2.    You and your family.    

No Adult Sunday School on April 20. The youth are serving Easter Breakfast, so hope you can attend that instead.


Women's Bible Study - March 6,13,20,27 at 9:30 am,        

Lenten Study - April 13 at 3 pm.  

Grief Group for April - 14 and 26 at 4 :00 pm. in library.



 In Mission

Food Pantry collections first Sunday of every month.

Children's Pillowcase ministry. Like Prayer Shawls ministry for the younger set! Contact office with suggestion for gifting.

Rugs and Sleeping Bags - April 2,9,16,23,30 at 9:00 am.


In Fellowship

Wed Night Meals: Every Wednesday at 6 PM in Fellowship Hall. Dinners will be held from February 5 through April 30. The exception is Holy Week, when the meal will be held on Maundy Thursday (April 17). 

***Please note: If Ludington Area Schools are closed on a Wednesday because of stormy weather, the meal and class that night will be cancelled.

XYZ - Potluck and Program on April 3 at 12:00 pm,  

UMWomen General Meeting - March 17 at 1:30 pm in Fellowship Hall.

Naomi-Ruth circle - Will be held on April 16 at 1:30 pm in Fellowship Hall.  

United Methodist Women Lenten Breakfast - April 12 at 9:30 am.  

Emmaus Gathering & Potluck - April 5 at 3-8 pm.


Sunday School  

Coats and Boots for Kids - If you have any of these items that you could donate, please drop them off in the drop box located by the main doors.       

Sunday School Schedule for April:  

4/13 - Children's Easter Egg Hunt

4/13 - 9:30 am, Sunday School

4/20 - NO Sunday School

(Jr. Church Provided)

4/27 - 9:30 am Sunday School  



Jr. & Sr. Youth meetings, each Sun. 5 PM    

Legacy Events Lineup for April:  

April 13 - Legacy 5-7 pm

April 20 - NO LEGACY

April 27 - Legacy 5-7 pm

ConfirmationClass for 6-12 grades This class will run from March 20 through June 1, except for the week of spring break.

Confirmation Class Schedule for April:

April 6,13,27 9:45-11:45 am


Acquire The Fire

April 25-26, 2014

At The Breslin Center in Lansing, MI

All youth 6th-12th grade

Get ready for an exciting weekend of worship, concerts, speakers, comedians, food and fellowship! We have 25 tickets available first come first serve so sign up today! See the table by the Youth Room to get your registration form. The cost is $50 per person. The cost includes your hotel room and event ticket. Since there is no school that Friday we will depart from the church parking lot at 1:30 pm and return around 11:45 pm on the 26th. This is a great event to bring a friend to. Call or see the church office if you have any questions.



Choirs fo April - April 3,10,13,24 Chancel Choir 7:00 pm, Praise Choir 8 pm.

Worship with Communion - April 17 at 7 pm.

Good Friday Service/Worship - April 18 at 7 pm.

Tai Chi class - Meets in Fellowship Hall from 3:00 to 4:00 pm each Thursday for 12 weeks, beginning May 1. Sign up in the narthex or call the church office for more details. Minimum 20 people needed. Cost is $60, and all proceeds come back to the church.

Panckake Breakfast - April 20 from 8:45-11 am. On Easter Sunday the youth will be holding their annual Pancake Breakfast. This will begin around 8:45 am and run until 11:00 am. So no matter what service you are coming to, stop in before and enjoy some breakfast with your family. We will have regular pancakes, blueberry pancakes and chocolate chip pancakes. There will also be sausage, coffee and juice. This is a free will donation meal and all the donations will go to-wards our youth summer mission teams.

Church Auction, May 16:

Spaghetti Dinner: 5:30-6:30 pm

Cake Walk: 6-6:30 pm

Auction: 6:30 pm

Dinner is a free will donation.

Auction items include services, baked goods, gift certificates from local businesses, hand-made items and much more! If you have anything you could donate for the auction, we would appreciate it!

Henderson, Kentucky Mission Trip - Interested? If you’ve always thought about going on a mission trip, this is an excel-lent place to start. No special skills are needed; just a strong desire. Come to the Informational Meeting Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 pm. Sign up in the church office. Questions? Call the church office for more details.


Volunteer Opportunities  

The church office desperately needs substitute volunteers! See below for the listed dates where volunteers are needed. Please call the church office for more information.  

Mondays, 12:30-4:00, now through mid-April


Church Office Closed:

Office will be closed April 18 (Good Friday)

Welcome to the UMC of Ludington, MI

Believers seeking and sharing the character of Christ. 
5810 Bryant Road, Ludington Michigan 49431 




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