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CHURCH SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE EVERY SUNDAY. 

 PRAY WHERE YOU ARE 
FOR THE HEALTH OF OUR COUNTRY AND OUR WORLD.

TO RECEIVE AN EMAIL EACH 
SUNDAY DIRECTING YOU TO 
THE WEEKLY YOUTUBE SERVICE, SEND A MESSAGE TO PASTOR RACHAEL AT 
    rachaelhphelps@gmail.com


 
We hope to resume Sunday morning Family Church Services soon. 
For April 18 and 25, we will gather in the parking lot at 9:15 for church.

Our usual services are held at 


                     9:15 AM

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       Hospitality Hour will be suspended 
           until gathering is safe for all.

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   We are located at 1130 Mountain Avenue, 
   Berkeley Heights, NJ
   where Hillcrest Road in Warren meets 
   Mountain Avenue in Berkeley Heights 

   The office phone number is 908-647-2120
  

                                            

           Our very popular Pastor Rachael Phelps will be leaving us 

as of July 1, 2021. 

The Rev. Yoon Shin will be joining us at that time. 

We look forward to getting to know him 

and experiencing his energy and experience as we grow 

under his leadership! 

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UNION VILLAGE NURSERY SCHOOL

 IS CLOSED THROUGH JUNE 2021

WE HOPE TO REOPEN IN SEPTEMBER 2021 FOR THE 2021-2022 YEAR 

Please email Pam Ralston or Joy Kole for information and periodic updates about reopening: 

pamralston9@gmail.com

joykole@gmail.com


 CHOIRS

Our Music Program always welcomes 
new voice choir members
 AND 
new bell choir members 
 

Please join us when we reopen!


Practices are held on Thursday evenings beginning with 
the voice choir at 6:30, followed by the bell choir 
at 7:30. We would love to have YOU join us!

Please contact the office for more information. 

(908-647-2120)

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SUNDAY SCHOOL
 
CHILDREN’S CHRISTIAN EDUCATION: 
Each Sunday from September to June, 
our Education Team will provide a time of 
making Bible stories tangible and engaging 
for our children of all ages. 
Bring your children!
 

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United Methodist Women (UMW)
 

WE WILL RESUME GATHERING WHEN IT IS SAFE. IN THE MEANTIME, KNIT, CROCHET, WEAVE - BE CREATIVE AT HOME!

We USUALLY get together to knit, crochet, stitch and enjoy fellowship on the
second and fourth Wednesday mornings
of the month. We gather from 11:00 - 2:00. Please bring your lunch and come to sit and work and chat.


Coffee/tea provided, and often goodies to share.
 
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An ongoing project is knitting hats, booties and blankets for the NICU and the HealthStart Clinic at Overlook Hospital. We also knit Prayer Shawls and Chemo Caps for distribution to those in need of comfort. We have contributed much appreciated blankets and hats to Overlook over the years. 
Another group project is knitting or crocheting purple hats for the Shaken Baby Syndrome program. We have begun to donate chemo caps to the Veterans undergoing treatment in NJ in cooperation with Little Flower Catholic Church in Berkeley Heights.

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Bless you and yours. 

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LECTIONARY 


 

 

 

 

 

April 18th

Sunday

of Easter

 

Acts 3:12-19

Psalm 4

I John 3-1-7

Luke 24:36b-48

 

April 25th

4th Sunday

of Easter

 

Acts  4:5-12

Psalm 23

 I John 3:16-24

John 10:11-18

 

 

 

 

 

May 2nd

5th Sunday

of Easter

 

Acts 8:26-40

Psalm 22:25-31

I John 4:7-21

John 15:1-8

 

May 9th

6th Sunday

of Easter

 

Acts 10:44-48

Psalm  98

I John 5:1-6

John 15:9-17

 

 

 

 

 

 May 16th

Ascension

Sunday

 

 

Acts 1:1-11

Psalm 47

Ephesians 1:15-23

Luke 24:44-53

 

May 23rd

Pentecost Sunday

 

 

Acts 2:1-21

Psalm 104:24-34

Romans 8:22-27

John15:26-27; 16:4b-15

 

 

 

 

 

May 30th

Trinity Sunday

 

 

Isaiah 6:1-8

Psalm 29

Romans 8:12-17

John 3:1-17