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Saturday 6:00 pm  •  Sunday 10:00 am

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"And he told them a parable, to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart." Luke 18:1

Welcome to UMC at Milltown

UMC at Milltown Welcome to Milltown United Methodist Church, the presence of Christ in a hurting world. This is a place where worship, plans for missions, biblical learning for children and youth, preaching of the gospel take place. You walk into this house of God you will be loved. This is a church of open door, open mind and open heart. Christ is present here. This is a United Methodist congregation of Wesleyan spirit. Therefore worship, mission and evangelism are the heart of who we are.

Please look through these pages. You will find encouraging and ongoing ministries described here that will draw your attention. This is a vibrant church. Inspiring music, liturgical dance, soul-touching prayers, scripture, biblical preaching and fellowship feature every Sunday. You may want to start your week from here. You will feel the difference. Here you will fill your tank with the Holy Spirit.

You are invited to join our mission and ministries, because we are making a difference in the world. Come and grow with us. This is a genuinely inclusive church. All are welcome here. May God bless you!

Pastor Nehemiah Thompson
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Elijah's Promise

Murder Mystery Dinner Elijah's Promise was founded in 1989 as a small soup kitchen based in New Brunswick, and has since become a multi-service agency that moves people out of poverty. The organization offers many services leading to self-sufficiency.

    What has Elijah's Promise done and is doing:
  • distributed clothing through the clothes line;
  • trained 70 people in the culinary school;
  • Served over 100,000 meals at the soup kitchen;
  • provided over 100,000 meals to low income people through Promise Contract Catering Services-much of this is through meals on wheels;
  • employed several low income people full time through catering employment;
  • served over 20,000 meals to economically challenged people at A Better World Café-in the Reformed Church in Highland Park;
  • provided medical testing to people who can't afford it through the Medical School at RWJ hospital.
Please help as you are able to this very worthy organization. Visit Elijah's Promise on the web at www.elijahspromise.org
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News and Events

EVERY SUNDAY
• 8:45 am, Adult Study with Jan Yocum
• 10:00 am, Worship Service

EVERY SATURDAY
• 6:00 pm, Worship Service

EVERY TUESDAY
• 10:00 am, Bible Study Church House

EVERY THURSDAY

• 7:30 pm, Prayer and Bible Study Library


 

ORGAN CONCERT 
Sunday, September 28, 2014, 5:00pm Organ Through the Centuries
Shea Velosso will present a concert featuring the works of Marco Enrico Bossi, Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Percy Whitlock, Charles Marie Widor and others. The concert will also feature a fantasia on themes from the TV/Movie series Star Trek. The concert is free and followed by a reception


MUSIC MINISTRY
Choir rehearsal will be on Tuesday evenings at 7:00pm during the month of September. The dates are as follows: 09/09, 09/16, 09/23 and 09/30. Beginning on October 8th, rehearsal will switch back to Wednesday evenings.
Wesleyan Choir rehearsal will resume immediately after church on September 14th, followed by Bell Choir rehearsal.


UMW
The UMW is interested in starting a 3 Mile Walk exercise program in November. The signup sheet is located in Friendship Hall. We would like to start a daytime program and an evening program. Please sign up ASAP and indicate which program you would be interested in so we can start the first week of November. All are welcome!


INSTALLATION SERVICE
All are invited to the installation service of our new district superintendent Rev. Dr. Drew Dyson on September 14th, 3:00pm at the Bridgewater UMC.


YOUTH MINISTRY
Youth group meetings will start on September 14that 6:30pm. The meeting on the 14th will feature dinner, community building games, devotion by a youth and prayer time. Pick up your youth at 8:00pm.


THANKSGIVING SERVICE/CELEBRATION DINNER
The thanksgiving service on September 20th at the American Legion will be the celebration of Milltown UMC in the presence of the District Superintendent and other guests. If you have pictures of any ministry please email them to Vivian Morris at stigmor@aol.com.


CHURCH CONFERENCE
Annual Church Conference (all members meeting) will be on Sat., Sept. 27th at 3:00pm at the Friendship Hall. All members are expected to attend.


WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S 
Alzheimer’s Walk in memory of Mildred McLaughlin, a life long member and active participant of this church will be on October 12 at ETS Junction in Princeton. For Details, call Dani Micale or Dot DeAngelo.


Alzheimer's Fundraiser
Please consider making a $20 donation to support the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease. In exchange for your donation, you will receive a beautiful customized nightlight that can be given as a unique gift for someone that has been touched by Alzheimer's.
Payment can be made by cash or check made payable to the "The Alzheimer's Benefit" and proceeds will go to support the Alzheimer’'s Association. Contact Danielle Micale at danimicale715@gmail.com or at (908) 307-2139 for your nightlights and/or you have any additional questions. 


YOGA
Sign up for yoga is going very well, but a lot of people have informed me Wednesday evenings are not a good night (ex: Choir practice).  So I was going to change to Friday evenings, there are no committee meetings on Friday's so this may be the better choice for all concerned.  Also let me know if you would like to have weekly or monthly either way all of classes would be covered include Stress relief, Yoga, Chair Yoga, Yoga for seniors.  Please email me at barbz2@verizon.net and let me know.


UMW The first UMW is on September 23rd, however the second Saturday is September 13th and we will resume Saturday Morning Gatherings at 10:00 am.  We would like to start an exercise "3 Mile Weight Loss Walk" for anyone and everyone who is interested one day a week. There is a sign up sheet in Friendship Hall.


MISSIONS COMMITTEE
The Missions Committee is sponsoring a summer long collection during the months of June, July & August to benefit the Ronald McDonald House in New Brunswick. There will be a collection box located in Friendship Hall as well as a list including the most needed items. All items greatly appreciated. If you have any questions, please contact Dot DeAngelo


CHURCH HISTORIAN
Does anyone have a piece of church history they might be willing to give to the church? Articles such as pictures of past activities, newspaper clippings, information on past ministers,or stories that you would be willing to share would be appreciated.  If you do, you can leave them on my desk. My room is on the second floor of the education building next to the treasurers office. If you have any questions call me at 732-828-3223. Thank you. Ginny Herbert
SURVEY
A survey is being taken. Would anyone be interested in receiving an audio copy of the Sunday service each week? Please contact the office at 732-828-0610 if you would be interested.

Flowers for the Altar
Dear Friends, If anyone is interested in ordering weekly flowers to beauty the sanctuary, please contact Elsie Chirico. Vases start at $18.00 each and centerpieces start at $30.00. By ordering flowers for the altar, you have an opportunity to honor a loved one or give thanksgiving and your dedication will appear in that weeks bulletin.

Thank you, Elsie


Pop Tab Collection
The Sunday School would like your help collecting Pop Tabs from aluminum cans to support a program being run by the Ronald McDonald House of New Brunswick and Long Branch. The tabs can be easily removed by twisting them back and forth until they break off. A collection box will be placed in Friendship Hall where you can drop the tabs you save during the week. The collected tabs will be sent to the Ronald McDonald house and then sent to a recycling facility where they are sold by the pound. The money raised will be used to offset the operational expenses of this wonderful charity. Please help us!


Supermarket Gift Cards
We are collecting supermarket gift cards in the amounts of $10, $20, or $25. You may put your donation in an offering plate, hand it to an usher or give it to Pastor Nehemiah. Thank you.


HOSPICE
Discover the joy of being a hospice volunteer. Training and support will be provided. For more information and questions please contact Pauline DePalma, BSW, Manager of Volunteers, VNA Health Group. Phone 732-224-6933   Fax 732-224-6781

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