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 ]
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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.
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 ]