Christmas Eve Services at Queensbury United Methodist Church

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4PM – You won’t want to miss this phenomenal children-centered service at 4 PM, Dec. 24th,  filled with wonder and interactive excitement where each child present will be invited to become part of the Christmas story.

7PM – The traditional candle-light service of Lessons and Carols will feature anthems from the choir, Holy Scriptures telling the greatest story ever told, and the lighting of candles to welcome the Advent of our Lord.

11PM – An intimate service of Holy Communion, carols, and candle-lighting to usher in The Christmas Day.

Welcome!

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You made it to this sacred cyberspace! We’re sure glad you found us here and we’d love to meet you in person! We gather together quite often as you’ll see in the news feed below. You’ll find that we are committed to reaching out to our community, Christ-centered education for all ages, caring for those who call QUMC home, and weekly gathering to give God thanks for the blessings of life!

Please consider joining us at any of the events listed below. Especially consider joining us in worshiping God on Sunday Mornings at either 8:30 or 10:30. If you are interested in celebrating the Lord’s Supper (Communion or Eucharist as some call it), we share that together every 8:30 service and on the first Sunday of every month at the 10:30 service. If you prefer worship with choral leadership, perhaps you’d like our 10:30 service!

We pray that you’ll sense the warm presence of hospitality and kindness when you enter for worship! Please contact us if you have any questions ahead of visiting us!

Upcoming events for December!

Catch the Christmas spirit during our 26th annual Holiday Festival from 9 AM to 3 PM, Saturday, December 3rd. With 35 vendors, a breakfast and lunch cafe, silent auction, bake sale, remote radio broadcast with Chris O’Neil of Froggy 100.3 and a visit from Santa, there is something for everyone! Please note our 2nd Life Wearhouse clothing ministry will be open during the Festival hours.

Dinner at the Bethlehem Inn – a dinner theater presented by the Drama Ministry. Performances are 6:30 PM, Saturday, December 10th and 6 PM, Sunday, December 11th. Heading to Bethlehem for the census? Make your reservations now! There will be dinner, fellowship and laughs, and who knows, you may find yourself in the middle of the Christmas Story. Bring your family and friends and an unwrapped toy to be donated to Toys for Tots. A free will offering will be taken. RSVP by December 4th to Denise at 792-8385.

Saturday Clothing Sale News!

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2nd Life Wearhouse, our Saturday Clothing Sales, are in need of Fall (seasonal), clean, stain-free clothing in ready-to-wear condition will be accepted during sale hours from 9 AM to noon on Saturdays. Shoe donations are not needed at this time. We do not have drop boxes so please hand your donation to a volunteer on the lower level of the church during those hours or call Megan Phaneuf at 232-1060.

Clothing sorters are needed on Tuesdays from 9:30 AM -noon and Thursdays from 7 – 9 PM and volunteers are needed to work when the sale is open from 9 to noon on Saturdays. Please contact Sharon Cederstrom at 793-0545 if you can help.

Underwear Donations Needed

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Attention ladies! We have an opportunity to reach out to the Eliza Shirley House of the Salvation Army in Philadelphia, a place we visited during our mission trip in late June. Packages of ladies’ underwear (especially in large and extra-large sizes) are needed and appreciated. Boxes will be located in the narthex and solarium for your donations. Thank you in advance!

Harvest Dinner November 5th

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It’s almost November so you know it’s time again for our locally-famous Annual Harvest Dinner! Our major fundraiser, scheduled for Saturday, November 5th with continuous servings from 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. , will feature turkey, homemade gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, carrot salad and homemade pies. Admission is $11 for adults, $10 for seniors, $6 for children aged 4-11 and free for children under 4. Ten percent of the proceeds will be donated to a local charity.  Questions? Contact Us!

Bible Studies on Paul: Mon. PM & Wed. AM

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Cheader_box_-adultstudy_-eclipsingempire-600x400ontinue to join us on Mondays (6:30-8PM) or Wednesdays (9-10:30AM) where we are joining preeminent New Testament scholars Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan on location in Turkey as they trace the Apostle Paul’s footsteps throughout the Roman Empire. This 12-session DVD and web-based study explores fresh insights into Paul’s message of the Kingdom of God, its challenge to Roman imperial theology, and the apostle’s radical relevance for today.

Confirmation Ministry Weekly News

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419875692_1280x720We are in need of adult mentors for our confirmands this year. You’ll meet with a confirmand regularly during the year and learn more about the spiritual disciplines as well! Pray and see if God is putting this ministry on your heart to serve!
We’ll meet on October 9th for our gathering time and learn about meditating on God’s word.

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