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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 (not held on March 4)

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.

  

Winter Bible Study - Our Thursday morning women’s Bible study will begin its winter class Thursday, January 8. Our twelve session study will be the books of Ruth and Esther: Life Lessons Inspirational by Max Lucado. We will meet from 9:30 to 11:00 in Fellowship Hall, and all women of the church are welcome to attend. For more information, please call the church office.

Women's Fall Bible Study for March -  March 5,12,19,26 at 9:30 am  

Grief Group for March - March 2 and 16 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 March - March 4,11,18,25

  

In Fellowship

Wed Night Meals - Wednesday Night Meals will resume at 6:00 pm January 7 and will continue on Wednesdays until the end of April; except during Holy Week, when the meal will be Maundy Thursday. After the meals we will have singing and devotions, and at 7:04 pm Pas-tor Dennis will continue his Inductive Bible Study on some of the Bible’s most interesting passages. Once again, if the Ludington Area Schools are closed on a Wednesday because of stormy weather, the meal that evening will be cancelled.

XYZ - Potluck and Program on March 5 at 12:00 pm  

Emmaus Gathering and Potluck - Feb 7 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 Lenten Breakfast - March 28 at 9:30 am

United Methodist Women Reading Night - March 31 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.    

Important Message about Coats and Boots for winter - Our church runs the Coats and Boots for Kids program and is in GREAT need of donations to meet the needs of the children in our community. We accept coats, boots, snow pants and waterproof gloves. We currently have a waiting list 3 pages long of needed items that we do not have. Monetary donations are also accepted so that we can go and purchase these things that the children need for school. If you are able please help us help them! Thank you!   

Sunday School Events for March

Each Sunday at 9:30 AM  

3/22 - Sunday School

   

Legacy

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

3/22 - Legacy, 5 pm

Other  

Choirs for March - March 5,12,19,26 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.   

Dnner for Eight – If you want to get together with others and enjoy a meal and good conversation, we will be setting up new groups soon. The members take turns hosting the meals. The meals can be at your house, at a restaurant, at the church or anywhere you want. The goal is to get people to meet new people and to get to know everyone better. And it’s always more fun when food is involved. We will be having sign ups soon. If you want to sign up or if you have any questions please call the church office.

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 - March 8 at 12:15  

Crop 'n Craft for Missions - March 14 from 9 am to 9 pm (setup March 13)

Vendor/craft show - March 14 from 10 am to 5 pm

Sunday School Roller Skating Party - March 15 at 5 to 7 pm. This will be held at Johnny's in Custer.  

Camp Sunday - March 22. Your offering provides scholarships for children and youth from our church who will attend a United Methodist camp this summer.

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.

 

Church Office Closed:

April 3 - Good Friday

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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