October 1, 2023 World Communion Sunday – What Would It Take to Change Your (Own) Mind?

This week’s Order of Worship – This Week’s Study Guide – Children’s Activity Packet

Watch today’s service recorded at Trinity UMC, Woodward
Watch today’s service recorded at St. James UMC, Coburn
Watch today’s service at Sprucetown UMC, Spring Mills

Watch the pastor’s pre-recorded message & children’s message at the bottom of the page.


Sign up now and get your book to prepare for the online study based on The Secret Power of Kindness by Greg Atkinson starting September 28th! Open to anyone. Learn about the book, where to get it and how to register by clicking here.

TODAY – You’re invited to the Fall Hayride & Picnic at Trinity in Woodward. Hayride begins at 3pm, picnic follows. Bring a covered dish to share. Beverages and table service provided.

October 3 – Sprucetown UMC’s Ad Council and Trustees Meeting 7pm, all are welcome.

October 5, 19 – Ladies Coffee & Conversation at St. James in Coburn at 9:30am. All ladies welcome.

October 5, 12, 19, 26 – “The Secret Power of Kindness” Zoom book study 7pm. Details on our website.

October 8 – Trinity Woodward and St. James Coburn worship will be as part of the Dutch Fall Festival Community Worship Service 9:30am at Wert Park, Aaronsburg. Sprucetown Worship at 11am.

October 18 – Church/Charge Conference – All members of the charge churches are encouraged to attend to holy conferencing starting at 7pm. Conference booklets will be available. All churches in the Penns Valley Cluster will attend the conference. Carpooling is recommended.

October 22 – Edie Hertzog serves the pulpits of Trinity Woodward and St. James Coburn

October 22 – Sprucetown Church Homecoming and Luncheon, worship 11am, lunch following. Guest speaker is Georgene Searfoss, Robert Steiger’s family historic documents will be on exhibit. A new history of Sprucetown compilation will be available.

October 24 – 4th Quarter Staff Parish Relations Committee Meeting 7pm at Trinity Woodward

October 25 – Soup Kitchen at St. James UMC, Coburn. Contact Paula Smith 814-880-6023.

November 1 – St. James Trustees meet at 6:30pm, Administrative Board at 7pm. All invited.

November 4 – Fall Bazaar at Sprucetown UMC 9am-2pm, gently used items, crafts and more. Homemade soup and baked goods will be available. Great items for Thanksgiving and Christmas!

November 12 – Monthly potluck lunch following worship at Sprucetown UMC

This week’s message and children’s message pre-recorded in the Pastor’s office: