Ministry Updates – October 22, 2023

Our Rooted and Reaching Initiative is underway.

There’s still time to return your Commitment Card to the church office. We are grateful for your dedication to the future of Morristown United Methodist Church as we create, maintain, and improve the safe and sustainable ministry spaces that allow us to live into becoming God’s beloved community again and again.

Bring a Turkey to Church Sunday – Thank You!

We brought 487 lbs of turkeys and trimmings to Interfaith Food Pantry this week! We’re now 338 lbs away from our Annual Goal.

Spiritual Retreat

Morristown UMC is excited to share that we will have a churchwide Spiritual Retreat on November 17 and 18 at Loyola Retreat House in Morristown, NJ. Loyola Retreat House, Morristown. Our guide for the weekend will be Sr. Dr. Catherine Patrice, Spiritual Mentor.

The cost of $200 includes meals and lodging – you are strongly encouraged to spend the night at Loyola with us! To register, use our online form.

United Women in Faith Annual Greens Sale 

The Annual UMW Greens Sale is here! The catalog is included with today’s Spire email and is on the website. The order deadline is NEXT SUNDAY, October 29. 

To Order:

Email your name & phone number, item number(s) & quantity – (example: 2 – W4 22” mixed greens wreath) Jean will email you back to confirm your order. If your item(s) is Direct Delivery – you must also include the name and address of the recipient.

Make checks payable to MORRISTOWN UMW and either mail your payment to the church (attn: UWF Greens Sale) or drop it off at the office.

Annual Charge Conference

The 2023 Annual Charge Conference has been scheduled for Saturday, October 28 as part of a Super Saturday event at Butler UMC. Rev. Heather Valosin (Denville Community Church) presiding.

Sunday Morning Adult Education

The Sunday Morning Adult Education program is currently studying the Gospel of Luke, using materials from Adam Hamilton. David Mitchell is leading the program through November 12. Meet in the Wesley Room at 9am on Sunday mornings.

United Women in Faith Book Club

The United Women in Faith Book Club selection for October is Pachinko by Min Jin Lee.

Cherry Tom will lead the discussion on October 24 at 7pm in the Youth Lounge on the 3rd Floor.

Dinner Church

PIZZA PARTY! For the next two Wednesday nights (October 25 & Nov 1) we will have Dinner Church in the Youth Lounge and have pizza for dinner! And for a special treat, dessert will be from Beenie’s Ice Cream! This accommodates the tech rehearsals for Pioneer Theater Company’s production of Lost in Yonkers. The adult class will meet in the Wesley Room at 7pm and the Confirmation Class will stay in the Youth Lounge.