Important Upcoming Events

2021 Summer Advanced Lay Servant Class - Called to Preach

DATE: Saturday, June 26, 2021                                                    

TIME: 8:00am - 4:30pm (registration begins at 7:30am)

LOCATION: Effingham Centenary UMC, 203 E Grove Ave, Effingham 62401

COST:  $25.00 

MEAL:  Bring your own sack lunch.  Drinks and snacks will be provided.

If you experience any difficulties with the on-line registration or need to edit your registration please contact the  Embarras River District Office at 217-347-3915 or  EmbarrasRiver@igrc.org.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Friday, June 18, 2021

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2021 Special Sundays - 

Human Relations Day (Sunday before the national observance of Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday) strengthens United Methodist outreach to communities in the United States and Puerto Rico, encouraging social justice and work with at-risk youth.

One Great Hour Of Sharing (fourth Sunday in Lent) enables the United Methodist Committee on Relief to reach out through worldwide ministries of food, shelter, health and peace.

Native American Ministries Sunday (third Sunday of Easter) nurtures mission with Native Americans and provides scholarships for United Methodist Native American seminarians. 

Peace With Justice Sunday (first Sunday after Pentecost) enables The United Methodist Church to have a voice in advocating for peace and justice through a broad spectrum of global programs. 

World Communion Sunday (first Sunday of October) provides scholarships for U.S. racial- and ethnic-minority students and international students, on both undergraduate and graduate levels.

United Methodist Student Day (last Sunday of November) furnishes scholarships and loans for students attending United Methodist-related and other accredited colleges and universities.

Don’t forget that you can celebrate these Special Sundays at anytime of the year.

 

Please remember these people in your prayers:

  • Sheila Decommon, spouse of Rev David Ducommon (Five Pt Parish), health issues
  • Rev Carroll Lewis (retired), health issues
  • Rev Fred White (Oak Ridge, Pearl Chapel) and his wife, Brenda, health issues