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Just A Minute

Feb. 21, 2019 @ 4:33 pm

"Take just a minute and refresh...Perfect for a morning pause or a midafternoon rest. Click on a subject and open your heart."

Crashing, Joy, Kindness, They See You, Convictions, Love to Laugh, Waiting on God


Global United Methodist News

Feb. 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Find out what's happening throughout the global United Methodist connection by clicking here.


Mission Can Offering for March

Feb. 21, 2019 @ 8:59 am

The Mission Can Offering for March will go to the Community Food Pantry. The Community Food Pantry is open Tuesday and Friday mornings from 9:15-11:30 a.m. It is located at 1209 5th Ave, Shenandoah, IA 51601. The new location is zero-entry and has double the space of the previous one. The Food Pantry serves the communities of Shenandoah, Essex, Farragut and outlying rural areas. There are currently over 70 individuals who volunteer with the Food Pantry at least monthly.

The Food Pantry receives no government funding and are dependent on donations from churches, organizations, clubs and individuals. There is no paid staff-everything is on a volunteer basis. The board consists of eleven members and meets quarterly. Each year more referrals are served than the previous year.

Additional Information...
•The Community Food Pantry is a temporary assistance ministry. Clients may use the Pantry eight times in a calendar year.
•Clients must have a referral sheet each time they use the Pantry. These referral sheets are available through any pastor, the Shenandoah Hispanic Center and West Central Community Action (WCCA).
•The Community Food Pantry participates in the Feeding America program which has been quite beneficial to the clients.
•Emergency food boxes are located at the First United Methodist Church.
•Monetary or donations of food and healthcare items are always appreciated and needed.
•The local Fareway store has a box for Food Pantry donations. Our church as a basket for Food Pantry donations, located near the stairs going to the balcony.


Celebrating What Makes Us United Methodist

Feb. 20, 2019 @ 4:15 pm

Take a minute and watch this short video on You Tube, "Celebrating What Makes Us United Methodist."


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Worship Service: 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Fellowship: 10:00-10:30 a.m.
Sunday School: 10:30-11:30 a.m.(only during school year)


Shenandoah, IA 51601


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