Vincent United Methodist Church
Monday, December 10, 2018

Weekly News

Sunday Worship Service

Vincent United Methodist Church will gather for worship this Sunday morning, December 9 at 10:00 a.m. on the Second Sunday of Advent.  The second candle on the Advent wreath will be lit – the Candle of Peace.  The Chancel Choir will sing and the congregation will present their white gifts for the children of Paterson and Newark. Rev. LeDuc will share a children’s sermon and continue an Advent sermon series entitled “Christmas Gifts That Won’t Break.”  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.

 Christmas Eve Services

Vincent United Methodist will hold two services on Christmas Eve, December 24.  The Family Service will be held at 4:00 p.m.   It will include the lighting of the Advent and Christ Candles, carols, scripture, and feature a Christmas musical presented by the children entitled “Out Standing in Their Field.”  The Traditional Service will be held at 11:00 p.m., with prelude music beginning at 10:30 p.m. featuring the Chancel Choir, the Wesley Ringers, and soloists.  The service will include the lighting of the Advent and Christ Candles, carols, and scriptures.  The Chancel Choir will sing and the Wesley Ringers will play.  Rev. LeDuc will give a Christmas sermon entitled “Christmas Gifts That Won’t Break: the Christ!” and lead in the Service of Candlelighting at midnight.  Whichever service fits one’s schedule or style, all are cordially invited to come with family and friends to join the Vincent Church family in celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

 The Mitten Tree

In the spirit of Christmas, the VUMC Missions Commission has put up the Mitten Tree in the front foyer of the church and is inviting people to bring mittens, hats, gloves, scarves, etc. to put on it.  The items will be donated to local organizations for distribution to people in need.  They can be dropped off at the church from Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  

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 or on Facebook.  All are welcome.