November 29, 2020 Worship – 1st Sunday of Advent

If you would like to prepare your own Advent candles for worship, it’s very easy to do. Choose votive candles, tealights or any candles you have. Place four candles on any decorative plate and put it in a safe place for use during worship. Have your candle lighter or matches nearby and a safe means … [Read more…]

Advent Series: Where We Belong

Printable 2020 Advent Prayers Calendar – Prayers and acts of prayer daily bring the season into sharper focus. Share with friends and family! As Christ came to dwell among us, we too seek a place to dwell. You are welcome at any and all of our churches! Advent and Christmas are a sort of homecoming. … [Read more…]

November 15, 2020 Worship

This week’s bulletin | Children’s Activity Packet ANNOUNCEMENTS: TODAY – PV Charge Conference will be held at Trinity UMC, Woodward starting promptly at 3pm Full members of each church are needed to vote on 2021 officers and reports. Plan to arrive in time to pick up your packet. Let Pastor Theresa know you plan to … [Read more…]

Children’s Saturday School Program Suspended

The monthly Saturday School program hosted by St. James UMC in Coburn has been suspended due to COVID-19’s effect on attendance. Rest assured that when the pandemic is under control and we may gather without restriction, the program will begin again. Children and their families are encouraged to take advantage of the weekly printable children’s … [Read more…]

Online Devotional: Enemies of the Heart

Just as a physically unhealthy heart can destroy your body, an emotionally and spiritually unhealthy heart can destroy you and your relationships. This is critically important during this time, that we search our own hearts and prepare for a Jesus response out of love. In this five day devotional, Andy Stanley helps us look within … [Read more…]

November 8, 2020 Worship

This week’s bulletin | Children’s Activity Packet ANNOUNCEMENTS: Nov. 15 – PV Charge Conference will be held at Trinity UMC, Woodward starting promptly at 3pmNov. 23, 30, Dec. 7, 14 7-8pm Pastor Theresa will lead “Incarnation” Advent study by Adam Hamilton via Zoom. The book is available at all book stores. Sign up at PennsValleyParish.info.Dec. … [Read more…]

Pastor’s eNote: The View Atop the Wire

We are all balancing best we can as we try to get through this time. Like a high wire walker, the only firm footing we can find is a mere fraction of what we used to enjoy. It’s easy to lose balance and waver. We try hard to right ourselves and not fall. But looking … [Read more…]

November 1, 2020 All Saints Day Worship

This week’s bulletin | Children’s Activity Packet ANNOUNCEMENTS: NEEDED: An Alternate Lay Member to Annual Conference June 3-5, 2021 at Hershey Lodge. Costs covered by the charge. Lay Members to Annual Conference must be full, professing members of the church. Lay Members represent the charge by voting on critical church business. You will also enjoy … [Read more…]

October 25, 2020 Worship

This week’s bulletin | Children’s Activity Packet ANNOUNCEMENTS: NEEDED: An Alternate Lay Member to Annual Conference June 3-5, 2021 at Hershey Lodge. Costs covered by the charge. Lay Members to Annual Conference must be full, professing members of the church. Lay Members represent the charge by voting on critical church business. You will also enjoy … [Read more…]