Worship Procedures Our current Worship procedures are:
Wearing a mask is now optional
We have returned to our traditional Communion, normally on the first Sunday of the month
The congregation and Choir have resumed singing
PLEASE SEE PASTOR DAVID IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT THESE PROCEDURES.
Worship If you haven't returned for in-person worship yet, there is still plenty of space to allow for social distancing. We will continue to stream the service via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/679224800 with passcode 804.
Offering and Tithes Please bring your offerings to our in-person worship, or mail your tithes and offerings to the church, or you can drop them off with Christina Monday - Friday from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. Please see our Giving page for information on our new capability to support online giving.
Music Ministry MUMC Choir We invite everyone to consider being a part of our Choir. REHEARSAL TIME - 9:30-9:55 before Worship and 11-11:40 following Worship. Please talk to Kim Chafee or Ruth Eiffert for more details.
Prayer Warriors Please join the Prayer Warriors Mondays at 10 am in the Sanctuary or online to share your concerns and praises. The Zoom link is https://zoom.us/j/557543762 and the passcode is 804.
Sunday, October 2 Methodist Men's Meeting, Fellowship Hall - 8 am Communion Service – 10 am Blessing of The Animals – 3 pm
Thursday, October 6 Nominations and Leadership Committee Meeting for 2023 Positions, Fellowship Classroom & Zoom – 5:30pm
Friday, October 7 Game Night - Fellowship Hall – 4-8pm
Saturday, October 8 Memorial UMC Women of Faith Meeting, Fellowship Classroom – 10am
Monday, October 10 Office Closed – Columbus Day
Saturday, October 15 Coptic Worship, Sanctuary and Fellowship Classroom – 9am Memorial UMC Women of Faith Meeting, Fellowship Classroom – 10am
Charge Conference Please save the date, Saturday, December 3, 2022, 10 am - 12noon. Chesapeake, Knotts Island, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach churches/charges will meet at Great Bridge, 201 Stadium Dr, Chesapeake, VA 23322. Since all the Hampton Roads churches will be together, we are waiting for guidance for the number of attendees.
Holiday Mission We have agreed with the City of VA Beach to sponsor ten (10) families again this year with financial support for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Each family will receive a $50 gift card for food for each holiday; and all the children in the families will receive a $25 gift card for Christmas shopping. We will collect funds for this through the beginning of December. If you want to help, please make a financial donation through the offering plate or mail a check to the church. PLEASE DO NOT BUY GIFT CARDS—THE CHURCH WILL BUY THE CARDS AND DISTRIBUTE THEM.
Sunday Services Sunday Worship, 10:00 a.m. Prayer Warriors Please join the Prayer Warriors online every Monday at 10 am to share your concerns and praises. The Zoom link is https://zoom.us/j/557543762 and the passcode is 804. Prayer Warriors have started meeting in person, but will also broadcast via Zoom.
United Methodist Men's meetings Once a month on the first Sunday at 8:00 a.m.
United Methodist Women Circle meeting The first Tuesday of every month: Lois Lehman at 10:00 a.m. Ada Mae Bookman at 7:00 p.m.
Women of Memorial Meeting The second Saturday of the month at 10 am
Coptic Church First Saturday of the month at 9:00 pm
Bible Study Video Series Please join us every Wednesday from 7-7:30 pm using the Worship link. We show a short video and have a general discussion about the message presented.
United Methodist Women General Meetings The third Tuesday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
VOLUNTEERS AND HELPERS
We are looking for Greeters We are looking for greeters to help us, Welcome Worshipers, on Sunday. We are looking for Greeters in all age groups. If you are interested please let us know.
Please help us make our Sanctuary Bloom during our Sunday Worships. We would love to Honor those you love. There is a flower calendar by the bulletin board in the hallway or let our secretary, Christina, know about it. For information about the altar flowers to be in the bulletin, we need that information two weeks prior.
Please help us make the Sanctuary Bloom on Sundays Worship in Memory or Honor of those you love. There is a Flower Calendar by the hallway bulletin board. Please let Christina know at least a week ahead to make sure we correctly announce who the flowers are in honor of.
The Food Closet is in need of the following items: Helping people through the Food Closet is one of our most important ministries. Any funds left on the Altar Rail during Communion will be used for the Food Closet. In addition, you can mark any additional donations for the Food Closet and put them on the offering plate. Small boxes of cereal, oatmeal, and other small meal items are preferred if you want to donate items. We do not need canned vegetables. Please try and find items with low sugar and sodium so we can offer more healthy alternatives.
"Just 1 Mission" The Missions and Benevolence Team needs: Lotion (11-14oz), shampoo (11-14oz), nail clippers. Thank you for your contributions
Food Pantry We have been recognized by the City of Virginia Beach for helping those in need with our Pantry. Thank you for everyone who has donated to help keep it stocked. Any questions ask Bob Russell.
We are in need of the following items for the food pantry (no economy size please). Can meats: Tuna, spam, Chicken, Vienna sausages Can beans: Black, Kidney Beans Sauces: Tomato, Spaghetti Canned Vegetables: Green Beans, Corn, Carrots, Peas, Mix Veggies. Misc: Jelly, Chef Boyardee, Mac and Cheese, Canned Fruit, Ketchup, Mustards, Mayonnaises, Pasta, Instant mash potatoes, Rice Breakfast items: Pancake mix, Syrup, Cereal Baked Goods: Dry Milk/Evaporated Milk, Instant Jello, Instant pudding
Thank you to all that provide for this charity.
B.E.A.C.H Bringing an End to All City Homelessness The B.E.A.C.H Closet is looking for household cleaning products.