The next Film Discussion group is Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. September Film Group will be hosted in the church parlor to view and discuss “The Armor of Light”, a 2015 film, which takes a hard look at the ongoing epidemic of gun violence in our country. The documentary follows Rev. Rob Schenk, an Evangelical Christian, anti-abortion activist and fixture on the far right, as he tries to find the courage to preach about the growing toll of gun violence in America, and breaks with orthodoxy by questioning whether being pro-guns is consistent with being pro-life. “The night [ Read More ]
There’s a book called “The Story” which offers the bible in an easily accessible format. “The Story” is 35 chapters and no chapter is more than 15 pages long. We will approach it like a book group, one chapter per week. Bible Study meets on Tuesdays from 7:00 to 8:30 PM in the church parlor. Pastor Dennis will host as we read “The Story”. Books may be purchased from the church office. For more information, contact the church office at 773/238-2600 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Morgan Park UMC Revival “Join us for Revive us Again!” Three nights of renewed strength and renewed focus! September 21, September 22, and September 23 at 7:00 PM Guest Preachers: Wednesday, September 21st: Rev. Norval Brown, Pastor, Grace United Protestant Church and Thornton United Methodist Church Thursday, September 22nd: Fr. David Kelly, Executive Director, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation Friday, September 23rd: Rev. O. T. Moses, Pastor, Mt. Hermon Missionary Baptist Church
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! FALL RUMMAGE SALE Friday & Saturday September 30th and October 1st in Wesley Hall 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. We need your help. As you begin to do your fall-cleaning and start to get rid of things that you no longer want, remember the church. Bring clothes (clean, of course), household items, jewelry, sports equipment, toys, books, and other items that you have no need for to the church. Thank you! Drop them off at the church or contact the church office at 773/238-2600 or email@example.com.
The 34rd Annual Chicago CROP Hunger Walk will take place on Sunday, September 25th at 2:00 p.m. If you feel led to be a walker, contact Wanda Jackson via the MPUMC church office for more information. You can also help support those walkers of Morgan Park online here (https://www.crophungerwalk.org/chicagoil/MPUMC) or in person through any walker. Help us raise even more than the $1,113 last year as part of the over $11 million raised in walks nation wide to help fight hunger! Contact the church office at 773/238-2600 or firstname.lastname@example.org MPUMC CROP Walkers
Join the Prayer Shawl Ministry on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month a 6:30 p.m. in the Church Parlor. Knitters and Crocheters Welcomed! Did you know that according to research at the Harvard affiliated Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, the repetitive motion and focus of needlework can elicit what’s known as the relaxation response – a calming meditation-like state that slows heart rate and causes blood pressure to drop. In addition, a study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society suggests that knitting is associated with a lower risk of dementia for those 65 and older. [ Read More ]