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Schedule highlights this week,  February 15 – February 22

Sunday, February 17th worship times

8:00 a.m.  traditional worship in the Sanctuary
9:30 a.m. traditional worship in the Sanctuary
11:00 a.m. SonSpirit contemporary worship in Heritage Hall

NUMC Sweatshirt Sale

The Women’s Retreat Team is selling sweatshirts with the NUMC logo this February.
There are two Gildan brand options available:
a pullover sweatshirt ($25)
zip-up hoodie ($30)
Color choices for either style include:
charcoal grey

Retreat Team members will be taking orders in the Welcome Center on Sunday, February 17
in-between services. Cash, check or credit card payments will be accepted. Or you can contact Julie Peoples ( to place an order by February 18th.

Kirk Concert Series: Brass & Organ Gems   February 17th @ 3:00PM

featuring the Brandywine Brass

Soup’s On February 17th!

UMW’s famous Chicken Noodle Soup is finally on its way!
You can buy quart jars of soup and an assortment of muffins, rolls, and baked goods February 17th between services.
Look for us in Cokesbury Lobby and the Welcome Center.
Thank you for your support!!

Preschool Fundraiser at Friendly’s on February 20th

Order in or take out, dinner or dessert – every penny counts toward
Newark Methodist Preschool when you eat at Friendly’s on February 20th!

A Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church

will take place February 23-26 to vote on the
Commission on A Way Forward

We will have the chapel open on these dates during regular church hours for church members who would like to pray tor those at General Conference.
This is an important moment in the life of the United Methodist Church and your prayers are needed!
Pastor Tina has created a guided prayer table to facilitate your prayers.

For more information on A Way Forward click here.

Announcing Lenten Study for 2019

Remembering Our Baptism: Discipleship and Mission in the Wesleyan Spirit,
will be the resource for this year’s Lenten study.
Thursday nights from 6–8 p.m. in Memorial Lounge,
beginning on March 7 and ending on April 11.
If you’re interested in participating in this study, contact the church office (302-368-8774)
to let Pastor Tina know or email Mark Deshon (

More details in the coming weeks.

Adult Mission Trip is being planned!

Pending enough interest – an approximately one week summer mission trip is being organized for adults.  A trip planning meeting will be held in late February or early March for interested parties – at which time exact trip dates (June, July or August) and destination/work (Vermont, North Carolina, others) will be determined.

Contact Bruce Yost
phone:  484-508-8327

Youth Group!  7th-12th Graders – come be a part of this fun and important ministry!

Sunday, February 17th   6 – 8 pm
Bring a friend!

Offering Envelopes Now Available

Please pick up your offering envelopes in the hallway near the chapel.

Join Us On Social Media!

We are now on Facebook AND Twitter!
Find us on Facebook here.  Once there, follow us, “like” us, share us.
Find us on Twitter here.  Once there, follow us, retweet us – our handle is @Newark_UMC.

It’s Never Too Late to join our  Choir Program!

Carol Choir (Grades K-3): Rehearsals on Sundays at 10:40 a.m. in the Dining Room
Choristers (Grades 4-8): Rehearsals on Sundays at 5:00 p.m. in the Choir Room
High School Youth: Please consider joining us in Chancel Choir!

Sunday School Registration  Register here


WE NEED TEACHERS!  Please prayerfully consider joining this important ministry.  Our recent surveys revealed that the congregation feels that Christian Education is one of our most important ministries!  Let’s show the children we meant it!Sunday School begins September 9th at 9:30 am.
Dave Timmons:
Julia Peoples:


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