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We plan to resume Sunday morning Family Services on PENTECOST SUNDAY, May 23, 2021  
at 9:15 AM in the Sanctuary.

For Sunday, May 16, we will meet in the parking lot at 9:15 AM, weather permitting, for church with communion. 
Additionally, the virtual service will be available on YouTube.
 To receive an email directing you to the YouTube service, please send a message to PASTOR RACHAEL at

    rachaelhphelps@gmail.com


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

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   Union Village United Methodist Church is located at 
1130 Mountain Avenue, 
   Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
   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 PLAN TO REOPEN IN SEPTEMBER 2021 FOR THE 2021-2022 YEAR 

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

pamralston9@gmail.com

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 CHOIRS

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

Please join us!


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 


 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

 

 


  

  


June 6th

  2nd Sunday after

Pentecost

 

I Samuel 8:4-20

Psalm 138

II Corinthians 4:13-5:1

Mark 3:20-35

 

June 13th

3rd  Sunday after

Pentecost

I Samuel 15:34-16:13

Psalm 20

II Corinthians 5:6-10,14-17

Mark 4:26-34

 

 

 

 

 

June 20th

 4th Sunday

after

Pentecost

 

I Samuel 17:32-49

Psalm 9:9-20

II Corinthians 6:1-13

Mark 4:35-41

 

June 27th

 5th Sunday

after

Pentecost

 

II Samuel 1:1,17-27

Psalm130

II Corinthians 8:7-15

Mark 5:21-43

 

 

 

 

 

July 4th

6th Sunday

after

Pentecost

II Samuel 5:1-5,9-10

Psalm 48

II Corinthians 12:2-10

Mark 6:1-13

 

July 11th

7th Sunday

after

Pentecost

II Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19

Psalm 24

Ephesians 1:3-14

Mark 6:14-29

 

 

 

 

 

July 18th

8th Sunday

after

Pentecost

II Samuel 7:1-14a

Psalm 89:20-37

Ephesians 2-11-12

Mark 6:30-34, 53-56

 

July 25th

9th Sunday

after

Pentecost

II Samuel  11:1-15

Psalm 14

Ephesians 3:14-21

John 6:1-21

 

 

 

 

 

August 1st

10th Sunday

after

Pentecost

II Samuel 11:26-12-13a

Psalm 51:1-12

Ephesians 4:1-16

John 6:24-35

 

August 8th

11th Sunday

after

Pentecost

II Samuel 18:5-9,15, 31-33

Psalm  130

Ephesians 4:25-5:2

John 6:35,41-51

 

 

 

 

 

 August 15th

12th Sunday

after

Pentecost

I Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14

Psalm 11

Ephesians 5:15-20

John 6:51-58

 

August 22nd

13th Sunday

after

Pentecost

I Kings 8:22-30,41-43

Psalm 84

Ephesians 6:10-20

John6:56-69

 

 

 

 

 

August 29th

14th Sunday

after

Pentecost

 

Song of Solomon 2:8-13

Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9

James 1:17-27

Mark 7:1-8,14-15,21-23