Ministry Updates – September 29, 2023

Dinner Church

Join us on Wednesday evenings as we launch a new ministry at Morristown UMC! We’re starting Dinner Church, a new, casual worship experience for all ages!

We’ll be singing, eating, praying, and growing in our faith together. Dinner starts at 6pm in Fellowship Hall After dinner, stick around for different opportunities to connect with others.

Handbell Choir

Midweek Adult Small Group

Confirmation Class led by Pastor Luana

Church Office Closed

The church office will be closed October 5-9. For urgent pastoral matters, please reach out to Pastor Luana. Other voicemail and emails will be returned starting Tuesday, October 10.

Bring a Turkey to Church Sunday

Our 3rd Annual Bring a Turkey to Church Sunday is October 15, 2023! Help us stock Thanksgiving Food Baskets for Interfaith Food Pantry Network.  Find the list of requested items on our website.

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! If you’d like to register, send the office ( an email and we’ll get the information to you.

EarthAware Presentation

On Sunday, October 15, EarthAware will be presenting another congregational educational program on “What’s Happening to Our NJ Birds” by our own resident naturalist Rick Radis.  The presentation will be in FH at 11:45 am and we will again be serving a light lunch.

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 October 29.

To Order:

Email your name & phone number, item number(s) & quantity – (example: 2 – W4 22” mixed greens wreath) to 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 on October 28, at Butler UMC.   Rev. Heather Valosin (Denville Community Church) presiding.

New Sunday Morning Adult Education Starts Today

On Sunday, October 1, the Sunday Morning Adult Education program will start a new program on Luke. David Mitchell will lead the study using materials from Adam Hamilton. This study will be for six weeks. Meet in the Wesley Room at 9am on Sunday mornings.

Altar Flowers

Altar Flowers are a thoughtful way to honor loved ones and commemorate important milestones. Sundays through December are available now. Sign-up through our website form or send an email to Regina in the office to reserve your date. The cost is $75 per Sunday.

Save the Date to Celebrate Falloween!

On Saturday, October 21, United Women in Faith will be welcoming back Nashville singer songwriter Don Henry, for a Halloween multi-media show! This Grammy award winning songwriter will be performing music from his one-of-a-kind album “Falloween.” He will be joined by his longtime friend, Mike Moran, the “Falloween” album cover artist an award winning illustrator. Mike will be drawing along with each song in real time to add to the fun!

This program is meant to be family friendly and children under 12 will be admitted for free. Adults tickets will be $15.00. Childcare for very young children will be provided. Tickets available on our EventBrite.