The Lenten Journey–To The Cross

Jesus said, Mark 8:34 (NRSV) 34 … “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.” Why would a person take up a cross?  It is a short walk to a certain and torturous death. Jesus spoke these words knowing that his time was growing … [Read more…]

Operation Christmas Child

On Sunday November 19th, after church in the Fellowship Hall, we will be packing our shoebox gifts for Operation Christmas Child (click here for complete info). What to bring you say? Well start here: What Goes in My Shoebox? Start with a quality “wow” item such as a stuffed animal, soccer ball with pump, or … [Read more…]

Grand Traverse District Conference Saturday, November 11 Traverse Bay UMC 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Saturday, November 11 Traverse Bay UMC 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM $10 per person (includes lunch) “Storytelling – Make Plain the Vision” Keynote Speaker: Ray Buckley, author The Main Event features author Ray Buckley. Ray is joining us from Alaska to talk about “Storytelling – Make Plain the Vision.” Included in the morning program will … [Read more…]

Mmmm, Mmmmm Good – Come to our Steak Fry Sunday Aug 20th, 1-4 PM

Help support our community ministry and missions while enjoying a (locally sourced!) Grilled Steak, Red Skin Potatoes, Sweet Corn Dessert & Beverage. Bring your friends and enjoy a great community event! The hours are from 1:00 to 4:00PM. Freewill Offering Proceeds to support Church Ministries Empire United Methodist Church 10050 Michigan St.

Empire United Methodist Church, at 10050 Michigan Street, is planning an Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday, May 20. Many artisans from the Empire area will be presenting their wares for sale, 10 AM to 4 PM, in Fellowship Hall and outside on the church grounds. Arts and crafts of all types, including jewelry, rock art, paintings, scented candles, and woodworking to name a few, will be displayed! The United Methodist Women will serve a light lunch menu and a silent auction will be held. Proceeds will go to support church ministries. Visit us early and then check out the Asparagus Festival, Saturday, May 20, in Empire.


Join Our Lenten Bible Study!

Tuesdays at 6:00 PM! Come for Soup, Sandwiches and the Study! This Lenten season we are dwelling upon the book of Jonah; using worship and Bible study materials from Dr. Reed Lessing. Jonah … for Lent? Sounds fishy, but it’s a natural fit. When the Jews asked Jesus for a sign, he said, “I will … [Read more…]

Join our Advent Study–”The Greatest Gift”

Come experience a Christmas like never before —Come experience a Christmas like you’ve always dreamed of… So come Christmas morning, you haven’t missed Him.So come Christmas morning — you’ve unwrapped the greatest gift you’ve always yearned for —more of Him. This Advent we are sharing in the devotional readings of Ann Voskamp and her book … [Read more…]

The Treasure Principle

Randy Alcorn describes the Treasure Principle as being, “You can’t take it with you, but you can send it on ahead.” There are six keys to this principle: • God owns everything, and I am His money-manager. • My heart always goes where I put God’s money. • Heaven—not earth—is my true home. • I … [Read more…]

Benefit Dinner For Koren Egeler – Fri Nov 18th 6:00PM

  Once again a family of our community is in need of our help in dealing with a serious medical issue and the associated expenses. Please join us in the church fellowship hall for a Spaghetti “Bolognese” dinner. loans near me ace payday loans order auto loans online small loans for bad credit cash advance … [Read more…]