Worship Times:
Saturday 6:00 pm  •  Sunday 10:00 am

Your Daily Prayer

"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

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


CROP  WALK
Saturday, October 25th  9:30 am
Any questions please see Pastor  Nehemiah  Ending Hunger One Step At A Time


RUMMAGE SALE 
Saturday, October 25th  8:30am - 1:pm                         
Time  For Fall Cleaning! Please leave your donations on the front porch of the church house beginning Sunday, October 19th Come and Shop!


CONCERT - Sunday, October 26th - 5:00pm
Piano Trio & String Quartet
This concert features the music of Ludwig van Beethoven, Gabriel Fauré, and Franz Schubert. The program will be presented by talented young students from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. The concert is free and will be followed by a reception.


Halloween Party!
The youth group with be hosting a Halloween party on Sunday, October 26th , 1pm – 3pm. All Sunday School children are urged to come in costume.
Children are welcome to bring a guest. Come for fun, games & refreshments!


A MESSAGE FROM MISSIONS
The Missions Committee will be collecting gift cards for Shop Rite, A&P and Acme in lieu of the Thanksgiving baskets this year. We would like the cards in amounts ranging from $ 10.00 to $ 25.00, so we can give to the families accordingly. We feel the people would enjoy doing their own shopping and that it may be nice for the family to shop together. Please give the cards to Jan Yocum or Dot DeAngelo no later than Sunday November 16th. Thank you in advance for helping families in need.


YOUTH GROUP FUNDRAISER
The Youth Group will be holding a Fundraiser for next year's Mission Trip and will be selling pies for Thanksgiving Day. On the following Sundays (Nov 2nd , 9th and 16th) after Church in Friendship Hall the youth will be taking orders. The pies available will be Pumpkin, Apple, Sugar free Apple and Pecan. There will be order forms available if you would like to sell to anyone outside the church as well. Pick up for all pies will be on November 23rd after church in Friendship Hall. If you have any questions please contact Joyce Fircha at 732-247-2244. Thank you for your support.


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!


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.


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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