*** If you need to meet or talk with Pastor Luke please call the church office to set up an appointment."      |      Online service will continue through the month of May.      |      NEW - Online "Giving" is now available. "Giving" button located in the upper right corner of the website. See the "News" section for more information.      |      Listen to Online Sunday Service by your phone. See "News" for more information and directions.      |      Join us for our online service Sunday morning at 9:00 a.m. Click on the Facebook icon to join the service.      |      May 14th Booster Newsletter, Prayer List, Home Activities, Daily Devotional, Food Pantry needs & much more under "News."      |      New to our "News" page, Verse of the Day, Bible App for Kids, and Lesson Activities & Resources for Children's Sunday School.      |      Church doors are locked but the church office will be open for regular hours. Please call the church office if you need to get in the building.      |      Extra pews for sale and free kid-size chairs. More information is available under the "News" section of the website. ***
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Church Online, Sunday, May 31st

May 23, 2020

Join us Sunday, May 31st at 9:00 a.m. for online service with Pastor Luke Fillmore. Click here and join the service live on our Facebook page each Sunday. Service will also be posted on Youtube after service has been recorded. You are encouraged to have your Bible available and you can also sing along to songs during worship. A reminder of Lenten Prayer each morning at 7:00 a.m. Check out our "News" page for more information.


Listen to Live Church Service On Your Phone

May 14, 2020

You are now able to listen to Sunday morning service on your phone through a service called "Zoom." To get the Sunday worship audio through a speakerphone, all someone has to do is follow these instructions:Call +1 (312) 626-6799 enter 952 2032 6449# on your phone's keypad (included the # sign) Press # again (you will not have/need a participant ID) Enter the password 003100# on your phone's keypad (include the # sign)You will be muted for the duration of the service. Enjoy worship!as Please remember, with all new tech, it may be a bit rocky at the start. Thanks for your patience and the patience of those who have been unable to connect through the internet.


The Need for Giving When Church Doors Close

Apr 15, 2020

The church has left the building. This saying in faith-based circles has increased in popularity during the coronavirus pandemic when social-distancing guidelines have recommended that churches throughout the world close their physical doors. The result in not gathering for usual worship services has been swift to the balance sheet. Read more


Being The Church at Epicenter of US Pandemic

Apr 03, 2020

United Methodists in New York and New Jersey are grappling with the unwanted distinction of living at the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. Read more


Church Doors Locked

Mar 27, 2020

In light of the recent confirmation of Covid-19 cases in Page and Montgomery County, and the concern for safety and good health, beginning Monday morning, March 30th, the church doors will be locked. Cindy will have her normal office hours and anyone needing in the church needs to call the church office to make arrangements to enter the building. Continue to pray not only for our members and community but also for our nation. God Bless!


Churches Overcome Social Distancing to Continue Outreach

Mar 18, 2020

The continuing spread of COVID-19 is challenging pastors to consider how to do outreach when reaching out in person is difficult. Read more


Local church options under separation plans

Mar 02, 2020

Unity was the word at the end of the denomination’s top lawmaking assembly in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. But all the talk before the 2020 General Conference in Minneapolis May 5-15 is about dividing up the church. Read more


LGBTQ advocates see hope for church future

Mar 02, 2020

Sarah Hassmer feared that ordained ministry was not a path she could pursue in The United Methodist Church. Now she sees a space for LGBTQ clergy in her home denomination, and this fall, she plans to enroll in a United Methodist seminary. Read more


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Welcome Center (Coffee & Conversation): 8:30-9:00 a.m.
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)

P.O. Box 394


Shenandoah, IA 51601