Join us for worship online Sunday at 9:45 AM by following this link or by watching below.
 

Connection via phone if you don’t have internet:

dial (518) 801-1336 at 9:45 a.m. to listen to audio of the service live.
 
Following worship, we’ll host a virtual coffee hour! Join us here (with or without video) or by calling (301) 715 8592 and entering Meeting ID: 822 5610 0054
 
*We are beginning the process of reopening after the Covid-19 quarantine. Find information here.
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Advent starts Sunday, November 29. We are starting a four-week Advent sermon-series called “Love Came Down”.  We talk about how Love Came Down in Jesus and Jesus brought Healing, Blessing, Grace, and Peace. 

Christmas Eve Online & In-personPrepare to celebrate the birth of our Savior with a variety of opportunities.

We will have an online service that will be available starting in the morning on Thursday, December 24 through Facebook and on our website. Watch with your family when you have a chance or at a favorite particular time that you always go to church on Christmas eve. 

Or join us in-person in the church parking lot of a short service where we will hear the Christmas story and then mark a beloved annual tradition of lighting candles and singing Silent Night. This will happen twice at 3:00 p.m. and at 8:00 p.m. These services will only last about 15 minutes. People will remain standing during this time and socially distanced with masks on.

The Goodrich Area Pantry is accepting gift cards to anyplace, and any dollar amount to give families for Christmas this year. This will replace the giving tree.

If you’re able to help, this is what we’re in need of: Gift Cards from the following, but not limited to Wish, Kohl’s, Target, JC Penney, Shoe Carnival, meijer, Bath & Body Works, Claire’s, Hot Topic, Walmart, Joann Fabric, Michael’s, Amazon, Visa Gift card.

Donations are needed by Tuesday, December 8 so our families have time to shop. Cards can be mailed or dropped off to the church office. If you have any questions, please contact Stacy Lawrence, Kelly Gill, or Valerie Gibbs at goodrichareapantry@gmail.com.

Thank you for your continued support!

Scrip Orders for December: With Christmas only a month away, we will have one more Scrip order in December. Gift cards make wonderful Christmas gifts! 

Scrip orders are due December 6, with gift cards available for pick-up the week of December 13. 

Order forms are available online here. You can mail your orders into the church or drop them off at the church office during office hours.

Christmas Decorating & Other Assistance

 

Need help putting up your Christmas decorations, raking your yard, any other household chore, or know someone who does?

The office has a list of people eager to help. Please contact us at 810-636-2444 for more information.

The pastor, in consultation with medical professionals in the congregation as well as other area United Methodist Churches, has chosen to stop in-person worship until until infection numbers begin to decline.

We are seeing the largest numbers ever at this point. The church’s primary concern is always for the welfare of everyone and especially those most vulnerable among us.

If you have questions, please contact Pastor Joel via email or phone: (810) 636-2444
 
This announcement was made on November 13, 2020
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As we seek to embrace our Core Value of Diversity, consider these opportunities:
 
  • A diversity reading list is available here.
  • A list of movies that celebrate diversity here.
  • A test of your own hidden biases is here.
As we seek to be a church that confronts racism, consider these resources:
  • Books to read about racism, here.
  • Children’s books to begin a conversation about race, here. 
  • Conversation starter on becoming an ally to people of color, here.
  • Conversation starter on race for the dinner table, here.
  • List of films about the black experience in America, here.

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