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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…]
2018 FEB The Beacon
Here it is! The December Empire UMC “Beacon” Newsletter!
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…]
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…]
START COLLECTING ITEMS NOW! Buy items from list (on Fellowship Hall table) Bring them to church. Donate toward shipping costs $9/box suggested) SHOEBOX PACKING SUNDAY, NOV. 19 after worship
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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.
Hi All, here’s the March 2017 edition of “The Beacon” for reading pleasure! (Click on “The Beacon” to go to the newsletter page!
Please join us for a variety of delicious home cooked soups, breads, and desserts, made by the ladies of the Arcadia & Bear Lake UMC. This event will be on FRIDAY March 17, 5:00-7:00 PM Pleasant Valley Community Center 3586 Glovers lake Rd, Arcadia A free will offering with proceeds to benefit Rev. Jane Logston … [Read more…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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