Go forward to love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all strength and with
all your soul and love your neighbor as yourself. Amen.
* indicates those who are able may stand
UMH: United Methodist Hymnal FWS: Faith We Sing, Song Book
Three Rules to live by: Do no harm! Do Good! Stay in love with God.
Upcoming Events Calling All Graduating Seniors! 4.30
Scholarship applications are in the mail and are due April 30th! The recipient will be awarded at the Graduation Sunday Worship, May 21st! Please also drop off your senior photo and information about what you will be doing next year with Catie by April 30th!
Aldersgate Day 5.24
There will be an area wide UM Aldersgate Worship Service, May 24th , 8:00 p.m. at SUMC. Remember and celebrate John Wesley’s “Heartwarming Experience!” A celebration of who we are as “United Methodists!” Put this date on your calendar!!!
Summer Church Camp!
The new camping brochures are available on the information table in the entry way.
Camps at Koronis, Northern Pines, Star Lake or Kowakan on the BWCA in Minnesota.
Camps at Wesley Acres, Lake Poinsett or Storm Mountain Camp (Black Hills) in the Dakota’s.
$25 Early bird credit for the canteen or camp store to register before May 1st.
$25 Bring a friend discount.
You may also go to www.campminnesota.org to register or get further information.
Summer Church Camp for Ages 9-13! 6.18 – 6.23
A group from SUMC is planning to go to Koronis the week of June 18th -23rd
11:00 Stewartville Community Center Ecumenical Good Friday Service 7:00 Good Friday Service @ Sumner Center UMC
Sun. April 16 7:00 am Easter Sunrise Service led by our Youth
7:45-8:45 Youth group sponsored Easter morning breakfast
9:00 am Easter Worship
HUGE THANK YOU!
Thank you to all who came out and supported our youth at Pizza Ranch Tip Night! We are excited to share that thanks to your support we raised well over $970! The youth really appreciate your love and generosity, we cannot wait to "Serve Jesus by Serving Others" with you this summer at STORM Camp!
Laurie Helmers is organizing and directing a vocal ensemble to sing an anthem or two on Easter Sunday, April 16, at the 9 a.m. service. Singers aged 7th grade and up are welcomed and needed! We will rehearse Sunday mornings from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m. on March 26, April 2 and 9 with a probable final rehearsal on either Wednesday 4/12 OR Thursday 4/13 (either before or after the 7 pm Maundy Thursday service). Please call Laurie at 533-8265 to indicate your interest and availability. She's also working on recruiting some brass (trumpet, trombone, tuba) players. Do we have some in the congregation?
Searching for a STORM Camp Nurse!
We are looking for a breakfast time nurse to work with Jessica Eastman who has volunteered to be our dinner/nighttime nurse. Nurses are needed for handling student prescription medications. We are also looking for an "on call" nurse in case of emergencies during the day. Contact Catie if you are interested!
Recertification and New Volunteers!
An early Response Team Training Course insert is in today’s bulletin. Be among the first to help after a disaster. The course, taught by UMCOR certified instructors, provides the basic skills for you to be a member of the Early Response Team. The course will be held on May 6th,
8:00am – 4:30pm at Woodbury Peaceful Grove UMC. Register by May 4th at this website: http://www.minnesotaumc.org/eventdetail/7746031 If you have any questions, please contact Tanya Oberg at email@example.com Repair list!
A repair list is on the desk leading to the Fellowship Hall. If anyone notices something needing attention please write it down on the list. Thanks for your help! Trustees: Ryan Eastman and Mike Podein
If you would like to be added to the circle of concerns and/or the email list for the prayer chain, please contact the church office at 507-533-4625 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Website: www.stewartvilleumc.org
The monthly calendar and weekly church bulletin are available on our website.
Like us on facebook for updates and events during the week!
Upper Room Daily Devotions
The March-April issue is available in the entry way.
A basket is located at the back of the sanctuary for recycling bulletins.
We will reuse applicable bulletin inserts and Mission Moments envelopes.
NOTE: An Automatic External Defibrillator is in the hallway leading to the Fellowship Hall.
This past year the Finance Committee has been encouraging electronic giving so as people are not able
to attend worship each Sunday our contributions and generosity to God continues. Cards saying, “I give electronically” are provided in the pew to place in the offering plate if you use Electronic Fund giving. A brochure is also in the pew, if you would like to sign-up for Electronic Fund giving. Thank you!
We Celebrate That We Are a Safe Sanctuary! We have established Safe Sanctuary policies and forms to demonstrate our unwavering commitment to the physical safety, emotional integrity and spiritual growth of all. For more information, please see our web-page:http://www.stewartvilleumc.org/safe-sanctuary.htm
For any questions about any of these events or any other ideas, thoughts, or concerns, please contact Catie at email@example.com. All events open to 6th-12th grade students, unless indicated differently. Information & permission slips are available on the Youth Events Bulletin Board. Join us for Wednesdays at SUMC!
7th Grade Confirmation Sr. High Youth Group: The Way
Wednesdays 3:15-4:30pm 6-7pm Quiet Homework Time 7-8pm Youth Group
Pick up after school 8th – 12th Grade
8th Grade Confirmation 6-7:pm
Ignite Retreat Permission Slip and $25 Deposit Due ASAP!
Current 5th-7th graders are invited to our annual Ignite Retreat Camping Trip!! Join us as we head over to St. Croix State Park for a great weekend together in God’s creation June 23rd-25th! $50/person, only 12 youth spots available, first come first serve!! Permission slips available on the youth events board! 1 more adult chaperone is needed. Currently registered: Jayce Cast, Trey Cast, Marshall Pietrezak, Jacob Thomason, Amelia Renken, Mackenzie Moll-Renken, Mesa Wibben & Elena Porter
STORM Camp Permission Slips and $30 Deposit Due ASAP!
We’re heading back to STORM Camp!! Open to 7th-12th grade students. July 9th -15th in STORM’s NEW LOCATION: STEWARTVILLE, MN! $250/person. Fundraising available. Only 15 youth spots available, first come first serve! Currently registered: Jayce Cast, Emma Thomason, Marshall Pietrezak, Kendall Clausen, Sydney Clausen, Cody Lee, Joey Krapf, Maya Krapf, Malena Krapf, Lauren Zincke and Paula Zincke
Youth Study 3.12 - 4.9
Youth lenten bible study Sundays, March 12th through April 9th . We'll meet in the youth room 10:15-11am. 6th-12th grade welcome!
Feed My Starving Children/ Mall of America Adventure 4.22
Join us as we journey for a fun day running around MOA and then packing meals for the hungry at Feed My Starving Children. Bring lunch for the ride up and we'll stop for Pizza on our way home! Friends welcome! 11:30 AM- 9 PM. Adult chaperones needed!
WE NEED YOU! First Ever UMC Youth Kickball Ball Tournament! 5.19
It's not a typo! You do see the word "ball" twice. We have accepted the challenge to take on Rochester UMC youth groups in a kickball ball tournament. Each team will decide an outfit theme and we'll play kickball! Open to 6th-12th Grade. Sign up on the youth events board.
Pick up after school at 3pm, return to church by 6pm.
Youth Ministry Team Meeting: Sunday, April 30th @ 8:00AM Stewartville United Methodist Church
900 John Wesley Avenue NW
Stewartville, MN 55976 Palm Sunday
April 9th, 2017
Church Office: 507-533-4625
Web Site: http://www.stewartvilleumc.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org