CHURCH EVENTS

You are invited!

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Click here for the MUMC Calendar of Events.

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December Sermon Series

Christmas Through the Stained Glass
December 1st – Christmas Eve Services 24th
 
9:00 am Traditional Service
11:15 am Praise Service
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Next Sermon Series

All in the Family
December 29th (Unity Service at 10:00 am)  – January 26th
 
9:00 am Traditional Service
11:15 am Praise Service
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Parsonage Christmas Open House

Sunday, December 15th 3:00pm – 5:00pm

154 Brian Avenue

Please come join Pastor Danny, Karen, Josiah, Asa, & Marah celebrate Christmas in our house, their home! 
 
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Children & Youth Christmas Party

Sunday, December 15th 4:00pm – 6:00pm

 
We will have a Children and Youth Christmas Party on Sunday, December 15th from 4-6pm. All children (k-5th) must be accompanied by an adult/parent. We will have a Dirty Santa Gift exchange, so please have each child bring a gift for the gift exchange. We also ask that parents/youth bring a small snack/food item for the evening.
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Christmas Cantata & March to the Manger

Sunday, December 22nd

 
9:00 AM Traditional Choir Led Service
11:15 AM Praise Band Led Service
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Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

Tuesday, December 24th

 
5:00 PM Praise Band Led Service
7:00 PM Traditional Choir Led Service
11:00 PM Midnight Service
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Unity Service
Sunday, December 29th 10:00am

We will worship as one on this Sunday, where both our Choir will sing, and the Praise band will play. There will not be a Sunday School hour this Sunday.

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Precept Class
Tuesday, January 7th 9:00am – 10:30am

– Tuesday, February 25th 

Room 202 or Facebook live

As the gospel spread across the Roman world in the first decades after Jesus’ earthly ministry, conflict arose. Jews and Gentiles were believing the gospel, and a struggle over what it meant to be a Christian began. What does it mean to live under grace? Do you have to keep the Law to be a Christian? All of it or just part of it? Who is right? How will we know?Class fee is $10. Please contact Angie Baughman at angie_baughman@hotmail.com for more information.

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ONGOING STUDIES & EVENTS:

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Traditional Chinese Kung Fu and Personal Self Defense

Begins Every Sunday and Thursday at 6:00 pm

MUMC Fellowship Hall

 
Everyone is invited to come learn traditional Chinese Kung Fu and personal self defense in a safe, Christian environment. Class begins on September 8 and will be held Sundays and Thursdays at 6:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Open to all ages: 5 and up (under 12 must be accompanied by a participating adult). Cost: suggested donation of $25/mo. (not mandatory). Instructors: Shrfu (Pastor) Danny Motta and Josiah Motta. Questions? Contact Pastor Danny by email at mumc.pastordanny@gmail.com or phone him at the church office: 687‐2317, https://www.facebook.com/ChristianKungFu/.
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Youth Groups

 

Jr. High and Sr. High youth meet every Sunday in the MUMC Sr. High Room 100 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm. The children’s youth group (3rd – 5th grades) meets with the older groups approximately once per month for special outings and activities. Please contact Sage Lintner at mumcchildrenyouth@gmail.com for more information.
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The Wesley Walkers

Every Friday at 10:00 am

MUMC Church Library

 
Join the Wesley Walkers every Friday morning at 10:00 am in the Church Library. Participants will gather for a devotion, a 20-30 minute walk (indoors during inclement weather), and a time of prayer and reflection. Step counters and devotional books with be provided. Bring your walking shoes and a desire to improve your physical and spiritual well being.
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Young at Heart

Second Tuesday of every month, at 12:00 noon

MUMC Fellowship Hall

 
Young at Heart is an active group of mature adults that meets the second Tuesday of each month at noon. Please contact Michelle Parker-Clark at mpclark@siu.edu for more information about this fun and busy group.
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United Methodist Men

Second Saturday of every month Saturday, at 7:30 am

MUMC Fellowship Hall

 
All men are invited to attend! The United Methodist Men meet regularly the second Saturday of each month at 7:30 am to enjoy breakfast, devotions, and participate in church and community projects. Please contact the Church office for more information or to sign-up to attend the next breakfast. 
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Saturday Morning Book Club

Third Saturday of every month at 10:15 am 

MUMC Church Library

 
The MUMC Saturday Morning Book Club is held the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10:15 am – 12:00 pm in the MUMC Church Library. Everyone is welcome!
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Bible Journaling Your Faith

Second Wednesday of every month from 7:00 – 8:30 pm in

MUMC Room 108

 
Bible Journaling Your Faith is a recurring class where you can learn the exciting and creative process of making art in your Bible as a way to connect deeper with scripture and with God. Newcomers are always welcome! The class is led by Patti Shields and Rosie Wece. Please contact Rosie Wece at rwece50@gmail.com for more information.
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Our Neighbor’s TableOurNeighborsTable

Last Sunday of each month at 12:00 pm

MUMC Fellowship Hall

 
FREE community meal the last Sunday of each month. Dinner is served with dessert and beverage.
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