Don’t miss the 1st Step Learning Center Summer Camps for preschool age children (must be 2 by 1/2016 and not yet attending kindergarten). JUNE 21-23 – Space Camp JULY 19-21 – Superhero / Princess Camp 9:00 until 11:30 each morning. Crafts, snacks, science, exploration and much more!
This year’s Upward basketball program at Troy UMC featured over 100 players and cheerleaders. The Family Life Center came alive every Saturday morning with hundreds of kids, parents, grandparents and others. The highlights of each Saturday included the excitement of the players and cheerleaders, the coaches investing in the children
Social Media is a great way to be in ministry to our region and all the world! If you aren’t connected, you’re encouraged to do so. Share, invite, engage and encourage one another and the community around us. Be a witness on your Social Media. Share the Love of Jesus!
Please join this year’s confirmation students in making a mission offering to the Jesus Es El Senor (Jesus is the Lord) UMC in Cobden, IL. Donate new or gently clothing for babies, children, or students. Look for the marked donation cubes in the church entrances. Another option: give an Advance
Easter is in March this year. That means that Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 10. For the past few years we have had (at least in my opinion) a very moving service on Ash Wednesday as we have gathered for worship, prayer stations, Holy Communion, the imposition of ashes,
Now is the best time to plan for summer ministry opportunities! Summer mission trip are life changing and you’re invited! June10-12 Middle School Student Summer Retreat $125 Midwest Mission Distribution Center (MMDC); Chatham, IL More Information July 3-9 – Middle School Student & Adult Volunteer Summer Mission Trip $375 Red Bird Mission; Beverly,
Chancel Choir, Praise Ringers and Children’s Choir have started for the spring season, but it is not too late to join our music families! Children’s Choir, grades 2-5, meets on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:00 and sings once monthly during worship. Praise Ringers, the handbell group, meets from 6-7pm on Wednesday and
Hospitality—it’s responsible for that first impression you have when you worship for the first time and the feeling of acceptance you have each Sunday after that. I define Hospitality as “Creating an environment where folks can grow closer to each other and closer to God”. As you consider that idea—what
Thanks for a great Christmas Season. Thanks to the music team, drama team, tech teams, custodial teams, hospitality teams, preaching/teaching teams, children/youth ministry teams, for working together to share the message of Jesus. It is a privilege to serve with many people who love God and others and are willing
Want to respond to the flooding in this area or around the United States? Here are some ways you can help: You may contribute to the Disaster Fund within the Illinois Great Rivers Conference. The fund number is #6800. To assist in other parts of the United States, contributions may
Blood Drive – The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will host a blood drive at Troy United Methodist Church on Monday, January 25, 3:00-6:30 pm. The bloodmobile will be located at the main entrance on the upper level. To register visit: www.bloodcenterimpact.org. The next blood drive at Troy UMC will
For students, serving on mission trips provide a surge in spiritual growth, an awakening in their hearts for faith and a life time of summer memories. The student ministry trip dates for 2016 have been announced so you can plan your summer accordingly. Weekend Summer Retreat – Middle School Students
To all those connected to Troy United Methodist Church: Social Media is a great way to share your faith, encourage one another and let people know about the church. If you haven’t already, connect! TROY UMC facebook.com/troyumc.org twitter.com/troyumc instagram.com/troyumc youtube.com troyumc.org STUDENT MINISTRY facebook.com/tumcstudentministry twitter.com/troyumcstudents CHILDREN’S MINISTRY facebook.com/tumcchildrensministry 1st STEP