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Bible Study

posted Sep 8, 2018, 12:24 PM by Bowmansville UMC

Bible study has started on Wednesdays in September at 5:30 p.m.  We are studying world religions:  9/5 - Introduction to World Religions & Islam; 9/12 - Buddhism; 9-19 - Hinduism; 9/26 - Japanese Shintoism (lots of pictures for explanation.  Bring your bibles and a bag lunch (if desired). 

Rally Day

posted Sep 5, 2018, 12:22 PM by Bowmansville UMC

Sunday, September 9, 2018 is scheduled as Rally Day at BUMC.  Rally Day marks the beginning of the church's calendar.  The church service will be held at the regular time, followed by a potluck brunch.  Please bring a dish to pass.

SNOW closings❄❄❄❄❄❄❄

posted Aug 18, 2018, 1:20 PM by Bowmansville UMC

BUMC is now registered with the following TV stations: WGRZ – CH 2, WIVB – CH 4, WKBW CH 7.

Sunday School is starting

posted Aug 18, 2018, 1:15 PM by Bowmansville UMC

Children Kindergarten to fifth grade are welcome. Sunday School is during the worship service. Class will begin again on September 16th.

Blessing of the Animals

posted Aug 7, 2018, 5:48 PM by Bowmansville UMC   [ updated Sep 10, 2018, 3:12 PM ]

Our pets are blessings to us.  Pastor Jim will perform a Blessing of the Animals on Thursday, October 4th at 10:00 a.m. at the church parking lot, weather permitting, otherwise, it will be inside the church.  Treats and snacks will be served afterwards for our two-legged and four-legged creatures.

Bishop's regional gathering on A Way Forward

posted Aug 1, 2018, 1:07 PM by Bowmansville UMC   [ updated Aug 18, 2018, 1:10 PM ]

Following the 2016 General Conference, the Commission on a Way Forward was formed to deliberate and help the General Conference address the issue of sexuality in The United Methodist Church. The Commission was made up of 32 individuals, including eight bishops, 13 other clergy members, and 11 lay members. They will present a report during a Special Session of the 2019 General Conference, which will be held February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri. Here to learn more about the mission, vision, and scope on the Commission on a Way Forward.

Bishop's Regional Gatherings On A Way Forward

This fall, Upper New York Area Resident Bishop Mark J. Webb is hosting six gatherings around the Conference in preparation for Special Session of General Conference to talk about the report of the Commission on a Way Forward for The United Methodist Church.

Meeting to be held on October 14, 2018  from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Clarence UMC,  10205 Greiner Rd Clarence 14031

1 Presentation of the plan and process of General Conference

2 Remembering our Mission

3 Worship and prayer


Installation Service for new DS

posted Jul 16, 2018, 10:33 AM by Bowmansville UMC   [ updated Sep 5, 2018, 12:38 PM ]

The Installation Service for our new District Superintendent, Rev. Carlos Rosa Laguer will be held on Sunday, September 16 at Batavia First UMC at 4:00 p.m.  Following installation, dinner will be served as prepared by our new DS.  All are welcome.

Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission Presentation

posted Jul 5, 2018, 7:02 PM by Bowmansville UMC

Pastor Rich Neumann will be giving a presentation regarding the Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission during church service on Sunday, August 19.

Picnic at the Ball Park

posted Jun 30, 2018, 3:29 PM by Bowmansville UMC   [ updated Sep 25, 2018, 12:50 PM ]

COME, friends and family and enjoying America's Pastime "Under the Tent" at Dwyer Stadium! Baseball and the “Boys of Summer” is not long past…..

WE bring you exciting baseball and great food all at the home of the Batavia Muckdogs.

Asbury/Bowmansville UMC Picnic tent party is August 26th

Sunday at 2:30pm….game at 4:05pm

Check out our new menu offered by - Dibble Family & Event Center.

Food Service begins 90 minutes prior to first pitch, so the food service is at 2:45pm

THE OLD BALLGAME ~ $22p/p (tax & gratuity not included) ~

(Children ½ price, age 6 and under free)

INCLUDES Game ticket in General seating…tickets see Rev’s. Jim & Cheryl Brown.

* Hotdogs , Hamburgers/Cheeseburgers, Italian sausage

* Two sides: Potato salad, & OR Broccoli salad

* fresh fruit, assorted chips

* iced tea, lemonade

* Fresh berry shortcakes for dessert!

There will be a Baseball Trivia contest in the tent party as well……prizes awarded……no charge.

* Food Service ends after 90 minutes. Minimum 25 people.


The food was good, we all had a great time.....and the Muck Dogs won!  Our new DS and his wife joined us at the ball park.  Here are a couple of picture of some of the attendees.

Ice Cream and 50's Music

posted Jun 30, 2018, 3:13 PM by Bowmansville UMC   [ updated Aug 25, 2018, 6:52 PM ]

The Fairways at Lancaster (behind the church) is having their Resident Summer Party on Thursday, August 30 at 4:00 p.m.  Bowmansville UMC will have an ice cream dessert table at the event.  Talk with the Pastor if you want to help serve ice cream to our neighbors.

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