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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

***There will be only one church service on April 26 at 10 am. At 11 am. an important church meeting will take place. Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting.

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 (not held on April 15)

Sunday School Topic for Adults - The topic for March 22 is: The Five Marks of a Methodist. The discussion on Sunday morning will begin with The Five Marks of a Methodist:  

1.    A Methodist Loves God.  

2.    A Methodist Rejoices in God.  

3.    A Methodist Gives Thanks.  

4.    A Methodist Prays Constantly.  

5.    A Methodist Loves Others.  

Is this all there is to a Christian’s life?   

Marks one and five are the greatest commandment (Mark 12:29-30).  

What is between those two bookends that makes a Methodist?

Bring your thoughts to Fellowship Hall at 9:30 am.

  

Women's Summer Bible Study - Women’s Summer Bible Study begins May 14. We will be repeating the Ruth/Esther study by Max Lucado for the women who have been away for the winter. The study is 10 weeks, and much enjoyed by our winter women’s group. Study books are $7 and will be available at our meeting on the 14th. All women of the church are welcome to attend. For more information you may contact the church office for more information.

Grief Group for April - April 13 and 27 at 4-6 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! Please contact the church office with suggestion for gifting.  

Rugs and Sleeping Bags for April - April 1,8,15,22,29

  

In Fellowship

Wed Night Meal - April 26 at 6 pm is the last catered dinner until fall

XYZ meeting - May 7

Emmaus Gathering and Potluck - April 4 at 3-8 pm.

United Methodist Women (UMW) general meeting - Feb 9 at 1:30 pm      

Red Cross Blood Drive - Feb 27 at 12 to 6 pm  

United Methodist Women Reading Night - April 14 at 7 pm. For more information about this group (books and so on) please call the church office for more details.

  

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 Mission Project for March and April: For March and April our Sunday School offering will be going towards the Coats and Boots for Kids program that is run here at the church each winter. Money that comes in will be used to purchase needed items that children in Lud-ington schools need to stay warm each winter.

  

Sunday School Events

Each Sunday at 9:30 AM    

4/19 - 9:30am Sunday School

Puppets of Faith

4/26 - 10:00 am Sunday School "Sing and Ring"  

Legacy

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

April 19 - Legacy 5-7pm

April 26 - Legacy Mystery Dinner 5-7 pm.

  

Other  

Choirs for April - April 9,16,23,30 Chancel Choir 7:00 pm, Praise Choir 8:00  

Salvation army Food Pantry - Please remember to bring non-perishable items for the Salvation Army Food Pantry: Cans of baked beans, soups, fruits and vegetables; boxes of macaroni and cheese, cereal, boxed meals; packages of rice, noodles, pasta and beans; peanut butter and jelly, powdered milk, and any other non-perishable items. Drop off in the narthex. Thank you so much.

Power Supply (A Prime Time Adult Program). - Will meet the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month). We are very excited to announce that there will be a special time for young adults on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month starting on January 22nd from 6 to 7:15 pm. Parents can drop their children off in the nursery or gathering area for a new mid week program called “Plugged In” and then enjoy a time of fellowship and study. We will begin with a seven part series that will cover the topics of Fearing God, Following Jesus, The Holy Spirit, Fellowship, Teaching, Prayer and Communion. There will also be a new fully stocked coffee bar. From time to time we will have worship music and special events. Hope you will join us!

Plugged In (A program for K-5th) - This will be an upbeat environment where kids can play games, sing songs, learn more about God and enjoy being themselves! This will also start January 22 and will be the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month during Power Supply, 6 to 7:15 pm. Children are welcome to bring friends!    

Reel to Real - April 12 at 12:30    

Special Congregational Meeting - There will be only one service on April 26 at 10 a.m. At 11 a.m., an important meeting will take place. Important issues regarding the church will be discussed such as how to improve many of the Sanctuary problems such as sound and lighting. For more information about this meeting, please call the church office.

Ludington Center Senior Active for Life Expo - April 30 at 1 to 5 pm.

Mother-Daughter Banquet - May 4 at 6:30 pm. Attention Ladies of the Church. Our Mother-Daughter Banquet will be held at 6:30 pm on Monday, May 4. It is not necessary to have a mother or daughter to attend. Come on your own or bring some special girl or lady in your life--Mother, daughter, grandma, granddaughter, sister, or friend. As always, the food will be delicious and the program enjoyable. The men have graciously agreed to serve the dinner this year. There will be a freewill offering taken to help pay for the food. Please make reservations by Thursday, April 30 at the latest, so that we can be sure to have enough food and seats. There will be a lady with a sign-up sheet in the Narthex on Sunday, April 26 be-fore and after the service. You can also call the office no later than Thursday, April 30 to add yourself and your guests to the list. We hope to see you there!

Volunteer Opportunities  

Please call the Church office to see if any volunteer opportunities are available.

Set up Fellowship Hall - Once again we need some first service attendees to set up coffee, punch and goodies in Fellowship Hall prior to 9:00 am. We need this help for the first and fourth Sundays each month. If you are willing to help one of these Sundays, please call the church office for more information.

Volunteers needed for Community table - Community Table is a free meal from 4:30 to 6:00 pm every Tuesday at Community Church, 109 N. Harrison, Ludington. Our church’s turn for Community Table is Tuesday, April 28. If you can help prepare food, serve, or clean up, please call the church office for more information.

Church Office Closed:

When the church office will be closed, dates will appear here.

Welcome to the UMC of Ludington, MI

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

 231-843-8340

  

  

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