United Methodist Church of Swartz Creek

The United Methodist Church of Swartz Creek, Michigan 

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PASTIE SCHEDULE FOR 2018:  January 15 & 16.  February 19 & 20.  March 19 & 20.  April 16 & 17. May 21 & 22.   At $3.50 each they're a great meal!  Come lend a hand and enjoy the fellowship and good lunch anytime between 8:00am and 1:30pm.  


FRIDAYS @ FIRESIDE COFFEE WITH PASTOR AARON!
                                                     Meet up at 9am to talk over coffee!
                                                               He’ll be at Fireside til 11am on Fridays.                                                                                            (CHECK OFFICE FOR WEEKLY SCHEDULE)



SEATS & FEETS TREE! This year we’re collecting socks, t-shirts and undergarments for all ages thru December 17th. These items will be donated to Whaley Children’s Center, Crossover Ministries and the Women’s Shelter.
                          
  

 PIANO ACCOMPANIST NEEDED for the Chancel Choir. Requirements include Thursday evening rehearsals and playing on Sundays when the choir performs. The position begins on January 1, 2018. If interested you can fill out an application in the church office from Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:30 - 4:30.         
 

THE LONGEST NIGHT-A time of worship for those who struggle with darkness and grief
during the Christmas season. On Thursday, December 21 @ 5:30pm at Court St UMC.




December 12 Food Pantry St Nick Shop
December 15 Food Pantry St Nick Shop
December 21 Red Cross Blood Drive
December 24 Christmas Eve Candlelight Services
                        with Dr. G at 8:30am & 11am
                        with Dr. Allie @ 11pm
December 25 Merry Christmas - Christ is born!
December 31 New Year’s Eve Day Services @ 8:30a & 11a



                      

 
The Christian Education program at the UMC of Swartz Creek is dedicated to ‘Immersing all of God’s people in His Word so they can apply it to their daily lives’ as stated in our church vision statement. To help do this we offer a number of educational opportunities for all ages.
Here is a listing of the programs which we invite everybody to be a part of! 

CHILDREN CLASSES: 

Sunday School Hour: Meets from 9:45-10:45 each week of the school year!

Nursery
Location: Church Nursery
Leaders: Chris Fondren, Kim Kubik, Jillian Rippy, Leigh Savage
Ages: 0-3
Church provided child care in a safe and comfortable environment.
Care provide for parents during Sunday School and morning worship hours.

Preschool-Kindergarten-1st Grade Class
Location: 104
Leaders: Lesa Oosterhof and Dennis Thorpe
Ages: Children in Preschool-1 Grade
Curriculum: Deep Blue
Class Purpose is to have fun learning Bible Basics

2nd-3rd Grade Class
Location: 102
Leaders: Jim and Tracy Reed
Ages: Children in 2-3 Grades
Curriculum: Deep Blue
Class Purpose is to have fun learning Bible Basics

4th-5th Grade Class
Location: 108
Leaders: Kim Grant and Peggy Grant
Ages: Children in 4-5 Grades
Curriculum: Deep Blue
Class Purpose is to have fun learning Bible Basics


YOUTH CLASSES: 

Sunday School Hour: Meets from 9:45-10:45 each week of the school year!

Middle School Class
Location: JH Room - 206
Leaders:  Laurie Graves
Ages: Middle School Youth
Curriculum: Faith Fundamentals
Focusing on the basic fundamentals of a positive spiritual life in Christ

High School Class
Location: SH Room – 202/204
Leaders: Brian Kelley
Ages: High School Youth
Curriculum: Faith Fundamentals
Focusing on the basic fundamentals of a positive spiritual life in Christ

ADULT CLASSES: 

Sunday School Hour: Meets from 9:45-10:45 each week of the school year!

Connecting with Others
Location: 201/203
Leader: MaDonna Kelley

Renovate or Die!
Location: 109
Leader: Dr. Gary Glanville
Curriculum: Renovate or Die

God’s Warriors Class
Location: 207
Leader: Cindy Verhaeghe

Men’s Sunday School
Location: Serving Room
Leaders: Doug Ford, Keith Wolfgram


ADULT BIBLE STUDY :


Bible Study - Planting Seeds - Tuesdays 10am in Room 207 - Leader Allen Schweizer
Disciple 2 - Monday 6:30pm Room 201   
Disciple 3 - Monday 6:30pm Room 205
Disciple 4 - Monday 10am Room 205 
The Bait Of Satan - Monday 6pm - See Theresa Ewald for directions 
 



Every Tuesday at 7p Adult Basketball in the gym! (October thru May)

 

Every Wednesday from 3:50p-6:20p ALIVE after school program K-12th grade welcome! (Starts September 13 & runs through April 26!)

Every Thursday at 6:30pm Volleyball in the gym! (Starts Oct 6 & runs through May)

                                                  

Our Mission Statement: To be a nurturing community of Christians committed to serving Jesus Christ, helping others find Him, and grow as His Disciples.
 

Our Vision Statement: A transformed people empowered by the Holy Spirit going into the world boldly professing God’s Word showing the love of Jesus.