CHURCH EVENTS

You are invited!

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Click here for the MUMC Calendar of Events.

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Sermon Series

Living Ministry

September 8th – 29th

 
9:00 am Traditional Service
11:15 am Praise Service
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Pastor’s Bible Study

Every other Tuesdays, starting September 17 – November 26 at 5:30 pm

MUMC Room 202 

 
This six-session bible study with Pastor Danny will be on the Book of Matthew and dive deeper into the current Sermon Series.  Please contact the church office for more information or to sign up.
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Trail Day

Sunday, October 13

Kinkaid Lake

 
Everyone is invited to the MUMC Annual Trail Day! More details coming soon.
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History of Israel Class

Tuesdays, October 15 – November 19 from 9:00 – 10:30 am

MUMC Room 202 and Facebook Live

 
This six-week study will help Bible students have a stronger understanding of God’s covenant people by exploring significant events in their history. Class fee is $10. Please contact Angie Baughman at angie_baughman@hotmail.com for more information.
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Fall 2019 Yard Sale for Food Pantry

Friday, October 25 from 3 – 6 pm and Saturday, October 26 from 8am – 12 noon

MUMC Fellowship Hall and downstairs

 
The Fall 2019 Yard Sale proceeds will be given to the Murphysboro Food Pantry. This sale is to offer affordable winter items to residents in our community. This sale focuses of items that are needed for the winter season: coats, sweaters, sweatshirts, jeans and slacks, hats, gloves and various bedding items. Fall and Christmas decor, kitchen items, small appliances, lamps, purses and gift items sell well at this time of the year. Items should be clean and in good working order. No cell phones or large TVs; personal data must be removed from any computer-type donation. Please contact Lynn Pierson at lynnpierson@ymail.com for more information.
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Bus Trip to Branson, MO — Johnny Mathis Christmas Show

November 21 – 23

 
Join us as we celebrate the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” in Branson, MO. We will leave the church at 7:00 am on Thursday, November 21 and travel to Branson, MO. We will stop for lunch along the way and then check in at the Carriage House Inn at 3:00 pm. Participants will be free to dine, shop, etc., as they choose Thursday night and during the day on Friday. That evening at 8:00 pm we will get in the holiday spirit as we go (as a group) to the Mansion Theatre to see the Johnny Mathis Christmas show. After breakfast the next morning we will check out by 11:00 am and be on our way back to Illinois ready to unpack Christmas decorations and put up the tree! You may sign up on the attendance pad during worship services or contact Michelle Parker-Clark at mpclark@siu.edu 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 Jay Graff at (618) 967-9848 for more information.
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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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