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Epworth United Methodist Church, Inc.

   Worship with us Sunday, Aug. 28

 

 

 

  

We will be celebrating teachers and students going back to school at all worship services on Sun. Aug 28th. We'll recognize kindergarteners, 3rd graders and 6th graders with new bibles. There will be a complimentary breakfast for all in the educational wing.  We will also have a blessing of the backpacks for all who wish to participate.

 

 

 



Epworth UMC is proud to serve as the Concord office for the Sanctuary Counseling Group. Dr. Adriana Serban is a Certified Pastoral Counselor with the American Association of Pastoral Counselor. In her ministry she has worked as a pastor, hospital chaplain and a counselor serving people with diverse faith and cultural experiences throughout her career. She is a pastoral psychotherapist who uses a collaborative approach in working with individual, couples, and families. She has experience helping people coping withdepression, anxiety, bereavement, relationship and marital problems, divorce recovery, women’s concerns, and end-of-life issues, as well as abuse and sexual trauma. As a pastoral psychotherapist, her clients may choose to consider their problems in the context of their individual faith.

She is a graduate of Andrews University at Berrien Springs Michigan with a Master of Divinity and of Graduate Theological Foundation at Indiana with a Doctor of Psychology
Confidential Voice Mail: 704-375-5354 ext.404
 
 
 

The mission of Epworth UMC goes beyond the church doors to the needs of the community to do that work of discipleship, of teaching and mentoring, of helping people to understand that we all are beloved children of God. We are called to minister in the name of Jesus Christ to those in need, care for those who are suffering, and bear witness to our Christian experience to those who do not know Jesus Christ as Lord. We seek to live and love as disciples of Jesus Christ, the One who valued and loved all people. We are all called to make disciples and love all others as we love ourselves.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Epworth Hot Dogs will be back in business beginning Thurs. Sept 1st.

  

Third Quarter Hands-On Mission Project:

Epworth's hands-on mission project for the third quarter will be School Kits to be distributed by UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief).  In some countries, children don't have books or school supplies. Many have no schoolrooms; classes are held in inadequate or half-destroyed buildings, tents, or even the open air. School kits may be these children's only educational resources.  Click here to find out how you can assemble a School Kit.

 

Upcoming Bible Studies

“Half Truths” by Adam Hamilton

They are simple phrases. They sound Christian—like something you might find in the Bible. They capture some element of truth, yet they miss the point in important ways.  Join Adam Hamilton in searching for the whole truth by comparing common Christian clichés to the message and ministry of Jesus.  

“Half Truths” is facilitated by Pastor Allen Wed. Aug 24 - Sept. 21.  Class will be offered at 11am & 6pm.  Text is $14.

 

“The Beloved Disciple:  Following John to the Heart of Jesus” by Beth Moore

John the apostle must have thought he had seen everything. Having been with Jesus all the years of his ministry, John witnessed more miracles than he could count, saw more displays of power than he could comprehend, and experienced more love than he could fathom. And one unforgettable morning young John outran Peter to his Savior’s empty tomb. Just as Christ took John on a lifelong journey into the depths of His love, He will do the same for you. The bridegroom’s love is unmatched and inexhaustible, and He is waiting to lavish it on you, His beloved. 

“The Beloved Disciple” will be facilitated by Becky Hughes.  Class will meet on Thursdays Sept. 22 – Dec. 1 at 6:30pm.  Text is $20.

 

“The Redemption of Scrooge”  by Matt Rawle

Is redemption possible for Ebenezer Scrooge? Pastor and author Matt Rawle dives deep into the dark, sad, greedy world of Scrooge and discovers a man in dire need of a second chance. Along with Scrooge, we meet the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future and in the process learn about living with and for others in a world blessed by Jesus.  

“The Redemption of Scrooge” is a four week advent study facilitated by Pastor Allen.  Class will meet on Wednesdays - Nov. 16, 30, Dec. 7 & 14 @ 11am & 6pm.  Text is $10.