Join us on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 7:00pm for our Ash Wednesday Service with imposition of ashes. Morgan Park United Methodist Church will be joining our sister church Trinity United Methodist Church at their location for this service. See you there. ASH WEDNESDAY 2019: A combined worship service at Trinity UMC at 99th and Winchester (9848 South Winchester, Chicago, IL 60643) A light soup meal will be served beginning at 6:00 p.m. as part of a fellowship hour. As we enter this season of introspection, please plan to take part in this service, which will last approximately an hour.
Thank you to the MPUMC and greater Beverly/Morgan Park community for your outpouring of support for the Hats (and scarfs) for the homeless. Over 80 handmade hats and scarfs were kitted or crocheted and delivered to the church. Some sent from as far away as Peoria, IL. They were blessed on Sunday, December 16th with the following blessing and will be delivered by our own “Santa Claus” Pastor Dennis, on Saturday, December 22nd to South Suburban PADS, just in time for a Christmas blessing. Ms. Dorothy Sanders, a volunteer at Living Springs Church/South Suburban PADS, sent a message thanking us [ Read More ]
The United Methodist Women are sponsoring a Theater Fundraiser Event on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. to see the play “American Griot” at Moraine Valley Community College, John & Angeline Oremus Theater, 9000 W. College Parkway Building F, Palos Hills, Illinois. A reception will be held following the play. The cost is $30, and benefits UMW mission projects. Please contact the church at 773/238-2600 for tickets and more information. Synopsis: American Griot is an original play exploring the often overlooked history of early African Muslims forced into American slavery and the influence they had on what would become [ Read More ]
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 ]