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Look for the helpers

by wpadmin

Mr. Rogers rarely steers us wrong. During times when pandemics rage and tragedy strikes, he reminds us to “look for the helpers.” While SSUMC food ministries look very different now than they did back in February, we are so proud of the partnerships we have cultivated with community leaders who have organized volunteers to grocery […]

Service of Lament and Repentance

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This a recording from a service on July 1, 2020. It’s a powerful service, and we encourage you to revisit it, to sit with the stories shared by our siblings in Christ, and to recommit to participating in the work of building God’s Kin-dom.

Pentecost video

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Enjoy this beautiful video featuring 60 of your SSUMC family as we retell and celebrate the story of Pentecost. May the stirring of the spirit move you closer to God, to God’s community, and to God’s justice, this and every day. WATCH VIDEO HERE

New Prayer Shawl Ministry!

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Do you knit, crochet, or think this is the time to learn via YouTube?  In the recent Messenger, on page 19, we shared information about this new ministry and invited you to an info session on May 3.  With all that is going on now, we have decided to invite you all to be a […]

Holy Week in Slow-mo

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This year for Lent we will be journeying through Holy Week in Slow-Mo. We will spend the entirety of Lent walking through the many deep and rich stories of Holy Week. This means that March 1 will be Palm Sunday. And April 5 we will mark the Crucifixion. We will still have regular Holy Week […]

SSUMC in-person events canceled until April 30, 2020

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Jesus shared with us that the greatest commandment is to “love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind…And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself” (Matthew 22:36-39).  As we face an unprecedented situation as a community, country, and world, […]

Vacation Bible School 2020

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SIGN UP FOR FREE VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL TODAY! For Children ages 4 (by June 1st and fully potty trained) to 6th Grade. North Castle is hidden in a frozen land. The King’s valiant Knights are on a quest in search of the King’s Armor. But the armor isn’t what they think it is. Knights of […]

Bystander Intervention Training a Success!

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We welcomed 50 participants in February to a bystander intervention training where church members and community members learned how to de-escalate situations of conflict and how to stand with vulnerable people in difficult situations. Thanks to all who came out to learn these important skills that help make all of God’s children and our communities […]

Confirmation Class 2020

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Our confirmands began their work for the semester in January and I invite you to pray for and with them as they go through this journey. We are part way through our meetings and it is such a gift to see them putting together their vision of faith and asking the questions that come from […]