"Trunk or Treat" and FALL FESTIVAL at Suncrest UMC - a shared event
October 26, 2014, 2:00 PM
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Upcoming Events
OCT

22

WED
WEDNESDAY LECTIONARY BIBLE STUDY
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Group will read and discuss the upcoming Scripture for Sunday's worship; bring a Bible.
Pot luck quick meal
6:30 PM to 6:50 PM
Just before Wednesday Worship - bring something to share at the table.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT WORSHIP
7:00 PM
Worship Mid-week at Spruce Street
YOUTH GROUP MTG
7:00 PM
Lower Level of the Church
OCT

23

THU
NEWSLETTER DEADLINE
2:00 PM
If you have news for the November newsletter, please be sure the office has a copy by Thursday at 2 p.m. Sprucestumc@gmail.com
CHOIR REHEARSAL
7:00 PM
Choir Room - Top Floor; Wheel Chair accessible.
OCT

24

FRI
West Virginia United Methodist Women
Annual Conference Lakeview Resort
OCT

25

SAT
West Virginia United Methodist Women
Annual Conference Lakeview Resort
CHILDREN'S DEPT SHOE BOX MISSION PROJECT
Bring new books for Operation Christmas Child. They should fit into a shoe box.
OCT

26

SUN
LECTIONARY READING
Deuteronomy 34:112; Psalm 90:16, 1317; 1 Thessalonians 2:18; Matthew 22:3446
CHILDREN'S SABBATH
Children will participate in the worship services and provide refreshments. More importantly: Children's Sabbath reminds us of what God requires of us and what children need: Justice, kindness, and faith.
WORSHIP - Early Service
8:30 AM
Early worship
SUNDAY SCHOOL
9:30 AM
Christian Education Opportunities abound! See our Ministries Page.
WORSHIP
10:45 AM
Listen to our service LIVE on WCLG-AM 1300
Trunk or Treat
2:00 PM
at Suncrest United Methodist Church: Decorate your car trunk any way you'd like, and give candy to the little costumed people running around
Trunk or Treat for Children
2:30 PM
Kids dressed in costume visit Suncrest UMC parking lot to gather treats. Bring pumpkins to carve later.
FALL FESTIVAL
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Suncrest United Methodist Church Pavilion - Carve pumpkins; enjoy the fire and roast hot dogs; make s'mores. Bring a friend!
Faith Lessons:Life & Ministry of the Messiah
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Bible Study; Seekers Hall; Ray VanderLaan video series; teacher: Dr. Timothy Allen
OLD TIMEY NIGHT
7:00 PM
Enjoy bluegrass music from WhiteWater and participate in a hymn sing - bring your friends to Suncrest United Methodist Church as we conclude our FALL FESTIVAL
OCT

27

MON
OCT

28

TUE
UNITED METHODIST WOMEN MEETING
7:00 PM
Seekers Hall
OCT

29

WED
WEDNESDAY LECTIONARY BIBLE STUDY
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Group will read and discuss the upcoming Scripture for Sunday's worship; bring a Bible.
Youth Ministry Team Meeting
6:00 PM
Parents, youth, teachers, and volunteers
Pot luck quick meal
6:30 PM to 6:50 PM
Just before Wednesday Worship - bring something to share at the table.
YOUTH GROUP TO FRIGHT FARM
7:00 PM
Cost: $15 with a student ID
WEDNESDAY NIGHT WORSHIP
7:00 PM
Worship Mid-week at Spruce Street
Bible Search
A Spruce Street Week
Sunday
  • Early Worship service
  • SUNDAY SCHOOL
    9:30 AM
  • WORSHIP Our 10:45 Worship Service is broadcast live on WCLG Radio AM 1300 Morgantown
    10:45 AM
Monday
  • OFFICE HOURS
    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Outside office hours are arranged. Call to leave a message: 304.292.3359 or send email: sprucestumc@gmail.com; revdrtja@comcast.net
    12:00 PM
Tuesday
  • OFFICE HOURS
    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday
  • OFFICE HOURS
    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • BIBLE STUDY
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Pre-worship Potluck Meal
    6:30 PM
  • YOUTH MEETING in the Youth Room - LoL
    7:00 PM
  • WORSHIP
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursday
  • OFFICE HOURS
    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Bell Choir Practice
    6:30 PM
  • Choir Practice
    7:00 PM
Friday
  • OFFICE Closed. Outside office hours are arranged. Call to leave a message: 304.292.3359 or send email: sprucestumc@gmail.com; revdrtja@comcast.net

The Lord has told you what is good, and this is what he requires of you:  no more than to act justly, love grace, and walk humbly with your God.

We are a United Methodist Congregation seeking to live out our faith through service, justice, social witness, and striving to be a people of open hearts, open minds, and open doors. 

Visit us for worship Sunday mornings at 8:30 or 10:45, or Wednesday evenings at 7. 


Listen to our 10:45 service every Sunday morning on WCLG-AM 1300.  If you want a bulletin to follow along in our service, click here  to request one.


Our nursery is open on Sunday Morning and is available for children ages infant to three years. The Nursery is a fun and safe place for infants and toddlers. Our staff Nursery Coordinator is trained in safety and first aid.* 

Children's ChurchChildren pre-K to grade 5 participate in the worship service until they are excused for Children's Church.  They join the congregation and locate their parents before the service is finished; or if the lesson is long, or the worship service is short, the Children's Church leaders will keep them in class until parents and guardians arrive to get their children.


Two Churches - Twice the Fun!

Suncrest & Spruce Street Combine Efforts to Create Memories

 Fall Festival Oct 26

Activity Time Location
Trunk or Treat: Car owners decorate the trunks of their cars in lots of different ways, and give treats to roaving trick-or-treaters. The trick-or-treaters begin to arrive around 2:30. 2-4  p.m. Suncrest UMC parking lot

Fall Festival: Pumpkin decorating, hot dog roasting, s'more eating

4 p.m. Suncrest UMC Pavilion
Old Timey Music night: Hymn sing and music by WhiteWater 7 p.m.

Suncrest UMC Sanctuary

 


Flowers


Flowers enhance our chancel area during our worship service. People have dedicated them in memory of a persons' birthdays, in honor of loved ones, wedding anniversaries, adoptions, homecomings, and departure for active duty in our armed forces.  

 
The cost is $35. If you're interested in a particular date, please see the sign-up sheet on the "Name tag" table, or contact the church office: 304-292-3359; sprucestumc@gmail.com

Sharing God's Good News is also What We're About

One way we do it is by radio: Specifically, WCLG-AM, 1300.  To do this, people sponsor our broadcasts in honor or in memory of loved ones, friends, families, and events. The cost is $80. If a friend wishes to co-sponsor with you, and the two of you wish to honor two different people or events, you can share the cost. Sign up at the "Name tag" table, or check with the Church Office for open dates:   304-292-3359; sprucestumc@gmail.com
Contact Us  
Spruce Street UMC
386 Spruce Street
Morgantown, West Virginia 26505
Telephone: 304.292.3359
Fax: 304.292.0362
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NEWSLETTER DEADLINE
Date: October 23, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM

If you have news for the November newsletter, please be sure the office has a copy by Thursday at 2 p.m. Sprucestumc@gmail.com
Young Adult Activity
  • Post-high schools-to-30-somethings - decorate pumpkins
  • BYO Pumpkins
  • at the Parsonage (1344 Winona Ave)
  • 6 p.m. - Tues., Oct 21
CHURCH COUNCIL MEETING, Oct 27

Church Officers, please remember to attend the Council meeting in Seekers Hall -  Monday night at 6, October 27. Anyone unable to attend the meeting can visit the automagic report filler-outer.

CHOIR CHRISTMAS CANTATA

To join in the Choir's Cantata, come to rehearsals at 7 p.m. on Thursdays. Top floor of the church. (Regular choir rehearsals follow cantata practice.)  The congregation will enjoy the cantata on Sunday, December 14.

WEDNESDAY WEIRDNESS

YOUTH Trip to RICH FARMS - Wednesday, Oct 29 - Creep up on each other at the church for Youth Ministry Team meeting at 6p.m. Depart for the Rich's Farm at 7p.m. Admission: $15 with Student ID.  Check with Lizzy for more details.

FALL BAZAAR AND RUMMAGE SALE - SPRUCE STREET CHURCH

Please stop by Spruce Street United Methodist Church on Saturday to find great bargains on items you can't live without! Enter either at the Wheel Chair Entrance on Fayette Street or at the Back Parking Lot Entrance.  (All floors of the church are wheel chair accessible.) Stroll through the aisles, see what is available, and make your selections. Proceeds benefit United Methodist Women ministries.

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN-BELK CHARITY SALE

Mark your calendar now for Saturday, Nov. 8: CHARITY SALE at the Morgantown Mall Belk, 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.  Purchase your $5 admission ticket from Becky Davis or Penny Turley. The ticket is a $5 coupon toward your purchase on November 8 before 10 a.m. at the store.

Trunk or Treat

THIS Sunday afternoon at 2, October 26 -- Bring your trunk-or-tricksters to Suncrest United Methodist Church parking lot for a fun time. If you're bringing a car to adorn, arrive by 2 p.m. to park and decorate. For information, 304-292-3359; sprucestumc@gmail.com

Kids - come dressed at 2:30, and bring a pumpkin to decorate afterward. 

AUTUMN MEMORIES BEING MADE!

Two United Methodist Churches - Suncrest and Spruce Street  - will team up to make autumn memories for all of us. Come to the Suncrest United Methodist Church Pavilion on Sunday, October 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. for Fall Festival to enjoy campfire, snacks, and pumpkin carving.  Bring a friend to enjoy this day.

Musical Sunday Night at Suncrest

Top off the Fall Festival with singing!

  • 7 p.m. at Suncrest United Methodist Church
  • Hymn Sing
  • MUSIC BY WHITEWATER

 

Wednesday Worship Service is even BETTER

Before Wednesday worship services, a potluck dinner begins at 6:30.  Bring a dish to pass; then conversation and the company will great.

United Methodist Men Fund Raiser

Order a 2015 Enjoy Coupon Book, full of discounts at area business. For $30 this book includes coupons - many "two for ones" - through at least November 2015.  Enjoy Coupon Book Cost: $30 cash or check. Checks: "Spruce St UM Men"  See any of the United Methodist Men.

BOLD PARENTING STUDY ENDED OCT 19

The last day of the study for Bold Parenting was October 19, but the same group will begin a new study January 11. 

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