UMCOR Sunday is coming up on March 11. Please consider donating through Mentor United Methodist Church, especially if this is your home church. Donations can be made out to “MUMC” and noted “UMCOR Sunday”. Please watch the video below to see how this special Sunday of giving impacts disaster relief in our backyard and around the world. Join us for worship on March 11 in our traditional or modern services both at 9 am and 11 am.
Dear Church Family,
We cannot all be present when disaster strikes. However, on March 11, we will equip others to go.
I am excited that our congregation will join thousands of others across the United States by participating in a United Methodist churchwide special Sunday with offering. Together, we will help fund the critical disaster-relief efforts of the United Methodist Committee on Relief.
For more than 75 years, UMCOR has provided disaster relief, often long after others have left the scene. UMCOR has aided refugees and confronted the crippling challenges of world hunger and poverty.
However, UMCOR simply cannot do it without us.
Unlike other benevolent causes, UMCOR receives no funds from the regular United Methodist Church budget. Our generous gifts help cover the agency’s administrative costs so UMCOR can continue to guarantee that 100 percent of all other donations go toward specific relief projects. The examples are many — helping rebuild after hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in the U.S.; offering assistance after mudslides in Sierra Leone; and continuing to help survivors of floods and other natural disasters that happened before 2017.
UMCOR Sunday allows The United Methodist Church to respond when disaster strikes. Think of UMCOR as our “Go Team” who can be present when help is needed.
Friends, our support is critical. Let’s be there for those in need.
Please prayerfully consider how God would have you cheerfully and generously show God’s love around the world with your gifts.
Pastor Kurt...read on
TEXT TO PAY BY CREDIT CARD:
1. Create a new text message to 440-210-9089.
2. Enter the amount you wish to pay (from the list below) and #Path, and send the text. Be sure to use the dollar sign before the amount. (Example: $52 #Path)
3. You will receive a registration link. Click the link and enter your contact and payment information. Click “Process.”
4. After registration is complete, you will receive a verification by text as well as a receipt via email.
CREDIT CARD PAYMENT SCHEDULE (fee included):
- Deposit: $52
- Single Room Full Payment: $186
- Double Room Full Payment: $145
- Triple Room Full Payment: $129
- Quad Room Full Payment: $119
- Friday Night Room Payment: $112
The PATH 2018
Radical Compassion: Jesus, Self, Others
March 3 & 4
Hilton Garden Inn Twinsburg
For the past 17 years the Mentor United Methodist Church has gathered women of all denominations for a weekend of fellowship. The Path is open to all women. Come with friends, family or come on your own. Everyone is welcome.
When we asked a group of women what they appreciated most about the event they said:
• Time to relax, reflect, and draw closer to God.
• Being physically away from home but not too far.
• The flexibility and easy flow throughout the weekend.
• The great blend of women on many different paths.
Liz Nau, Spiritual Director
Liz Nau comes to us with over 25 years of experience leading retreats. A retired Methodist pastor, she is called to help others know and experience God’s love and Christ’s presence in daily life. Liz is a member of Spiritual Directors International and the Fellowship of United Methodist Spiritual Directors and Retreat Leaders.
During our time together, we will delve into the radical nature of God’s overflowing and unending love and compassion for all. We will look at Jesus’ words to “Love the Lord your God ... and love your neighbor as yourself.”
Through a variety of activities and reflections we will explore ways to recognize and embrace compassion for ourselves, an area often neglected in our busy lives. Dignity, self-acceptance, and significance are all a part of God’s plan for us to experience joy as we share the love of Christ with others.
Click here to view or print a flyer.
Saturday, March 3
Check-In 8:00 am
The day will be filled with opportunities to connect and grow by participating in activities including:
• Speaker-led sessions
• Individual prayer time
• Break-out special interest sessions
• Mission project
• Drop-in activities
• Great conversation during meals
Sunday, March 4
Breakfast will be followed by a morning session...
Mentor United Methodist Church will celebrate its 200th birthday next year!
Watch for exciting events centered around our bicentennial.
Cornerstone is a new take on fellowship.
Cornerstone is for all ages and all stages of faith-life here at MUMC,
from children to teens to grown-ups (and not-so-grown-ups)!
Cornerstone provides opportunities for fun, spiritual fulfillment and service to others
in an atmosphere of Christ-centered discipleship.
That’s our mission.
Cornerstone Annual Valentine’s Day Dinner
Saturday, February 10, 5:30 pm
Prime rib or salmon, salad, dessert $20
Prepared by Master Chef Jim Post
After dinner speaker: Bill Rudman (Founder and Artistic Director of the Musical Theatre Project)
“Everything I Ever Needed to Know I Learned from Musical Theatre”
Register at the sign up table January 14, 21, 28 and February 4. Proceeds go to supporting local missions
as well as MUMC’s YSP trip to South Carolina this summer.
See our trip to the Warther Museum below:
Watch the recap from Annual Conference
Bishop Tracy S. Malone presided over her first Annual Conference when 656 clergy members, and 742 lay members gathered at Lakeside Chautauqua on the shore of Lake Erie. This 48th session was the first with the new four-year quadrennial theme Bearing Fruit that Lasts: Called, Committed, and Connected. Using John 15:1-17 as our guiding scripture.
Now you can text your offerings too.
In less time than it takes to write a check, you can now make your contribution to Mentor United Methodist Church with a quick text message.
To get started, simply text 440-210-9089 with the dollar amount you would like to contribute, complete the registration, and receive verification by text and email. For future giving simply text the amount you want to give, verify and receive a receipt. We hope you find this option convenient for those days that you forgot the checkbook.
Mentor United Methodist Church is now registered with AmazonSmile Foundation as a charitable organization.
When you shop at AmazonSmile smile.amazon.com 0.5% of the price of the eligible purchases are donated to Mentor United Methodist Church.
There is no cost to the church and no additional cost to you. The shopping experience is identical to Amazon.com with the added benefit of a donation to Mentor United Methodist Church.
It is easy to get started visit smile.amazon.com and select Mentor United Methodist Church.
Each time you shop remember to start at smile.amazon.com and 0.5% of your purchase will be donated to Mentor United Methodist Church.
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