Vincent United Methodist Church
Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Weekly News

Sunday Worship Service

Vincent United Methodist Church will gather for worship this Sunday morning, March 31 at 10:00 a.m. on the Fourth Sunday in Lent and Boy Scout Sunday.  There will be music from “Godspell” by the Chancel Choir and soloists and a time of recognition and blessing for all the boy scouts and their leaders.  Rev. LeDuc will share a children’s sermon and continue a sermon series with the message: “Godspell: Light of the World.”  Every Sunday, nursery care and Church School for the children is available during the worship hour and a time of fellowship and refreshments follows the service.

“Godspell” for Lent!

Vincent Church will be presenting a song and sermon series based on the Broadway musical “Godspell” for Lent this year!  “Godspell” is a musical written by Stephen Schwartz telling the story of the life of Jesus mostly from the Gospel of Matthew.  Each week in worship, there will be the performance of one or two of the songs and a corresponding sermon on themes from the Gospel.  All are welcome.

Spring Cleanup at the Cemetery – April 6

Vincent Church will be holding a Spring Cleanup at the Church Cemetery at 213 Passaic Avenue in Nutley on Saturday, April 6, and the community is invited.  The time is from 10-3, though folks can come for whatever part of the day that fits their schedule.  Lunch will be provided.  The rain date is Sunday afternoon, April 7 from 1-4 p.m.  Helpers are asked to bring rakes or blowers and/or drop cloths.

“Reflection” Small Group

“Reflection” is a sermon discussion group that meets after church twice a month.  The purpose will be to share some “Reflection” on the Sunday morning sermon and how each person can be a “Reflection” of God’s message.  It is led by Win Shin on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month from 11:30-12:30.

“The Poetry of Lent” Study Group

Vincent Church is having a study entitled “The Poetry of Lent,” exploring some of the poetry of Mary Oliver.  It is being held on Wednesday mornings from 10:30-12 through April 17.  The study looks at scripture and Mary Oliver poems as they relate to the themes of the Lenten season like the nature of God, of life, death, and life after death.  It is being held in the Church Library and is led by Linda Baker Grimm.

Flea Market Items Needed

Donations are now being received for the church’s annual Flea Market on May 4.  Household and kitchen items, bedding, toys, clothes in good condition, books, electronics, decorations, furniture and more are welcome (except TVs or computer items).  Contact the Church Office to arrange a donation.

  Vincent United Methodist Church is located at 100 Vincent Place (across from the library).  It is handicapped accessible from the north parking lot.  For more information, contact the Church Office at 973-667-5440 or visit the church website at www.vincentumc.org or on Facebook.  All are welcome.

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