Vincent United Methodist Church
Friday, March 23, 2018

Weekly News

  Week of March 19

 Sunday Worship Service

Vincent United Methodist Church will gather for worship this Sunday morning, March 25 at 10:00 a.m. on Palm Sunday, when we recall Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem.  The children will process with the palms and distribute them to the congregation.  The Chancel Choir will sing.  Rev. LeDuc will share a children’s sermon and continue a Lenten sermon series entitled “The Passion of Christ” with the sermon “Plot: Why Did Jesus Have to Die?”  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.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Vincent Church will be having a Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Saturday morning, March 24 at 9:00.  Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, fruit and drinks.  Children will complete a seasonal craft and can have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny.  Tickets are available through the Church Office.  Visit the church website or Facebook page for more information.

Holy Week Services

Vincent United Methodist Church will hold special services during Holy Week on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday evenings at 7:30 p.m.  Both services will include music by the Chancel Choir and related messages by Rev. LeDuc.  The Maundy Thursday Service (March 29) will help worshipers remember the events of Jesus’ Last Supper and his arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane.  The Good Friday Service (March 30) will be a Service of Tenebrae, or “shadows,” will recall the trial and crucifixion of Jesus.  Easter Sunday Services (April 1) celebrating the resurrection of Jesus will be held at 7:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., with the later service featuring the church choirs, an Easter sermon, and the “Hallelujah Chorus.”  Nursery/child care will be available for all services.

“The Passion of Christ” Study Group

Vincent Church will be holding a study group during Lent on “The Passion of Christ” on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 p.m.  The Passion is the last 24 hours of Jesus’ life and the study will view several cinematic renditions of those events.  Scripture references and its meaning for life will be discussed.  It will be led by Rev. LeDuc.  All are welcome.


Sunday Lunch Club Small Group

The Sunday Lunch Club will meets bi-weekly on Sundays from 11:30-1:30 for lunch and a scriptural study and discussion on revival.  Win Shin, a Certified Lay Servant, will lead the group.  Contact the Church Office for dates and more information.


Flea Market Items Needed

Donations are now being received for the church’s annual Flea Market on May 5.  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 or on Facebook.  All are welcome.