Wednesday, August 05, 2015

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Welcome to Shepherd United Methodist Church

Did You Know???

Each week for the coming weeks and months, a significant event or intertesting piece of history from the records of SUMC will be highlighted.   Placards will also be on permanent display in the church lobby.  Following is the tidbit  for this week: 

1940      

1940 Bessie in kitchenIn 1940 the Women’s Society for Christian Service (WSCS) served the first weekly Rotary Club dinner. The largest income that year was $14.04 for the dinner, the least $2.00. The photo features Bessie Musser (the Musser Fellowship Hall is named for Bessie) cooking in the old basement kitchen and might not go back as far as 1940!


A welcome from Pastor Kathy

Greetings,

sumc logoWelcome to our web site. As you look around, I hope you get a glimpse of the life of the congregation here at Shepherd United Methodist Church.

We are people who worship together, work together, and fellowship together. We take seriously Jesus’ commandments that we are to love God with all that we are and all that we have, and that we are to love our neighbors as we love ourselves. We care for one another, people in our local community and in our world through prayer, service, and mission giving. Empowered by the Holy Spirit, we strive to be the people and faith community God created us to be.

Pastor Kathy Kursch photoYou are invited to join us. If you are passing through and looking for a place to worship, or if you are looking for a more permanent church home, you are welcome here.

 

Peace and grace,

Pastor Kathy Kursch

 

Our Core Beliefs

The leadership of Shepherd UMC has established core beliefs to guide our ministry development. We are committed . . .

  • To be the united body of Christ
  • To love one another
  • To minister to adults, youth, and children
  • To provide local and global outreach

Revised July 14, 2014

About Shepherd United Methodist Church

Flowers with Peace PoleAt Shepherd United Methodist Church, our ministries focus on following Jesus, the Good Shepherd, and reflect our need to:

  • Connect with the Good Shepherd—interactively worshipping the eternal God who loves us unconditionally.
  • Listen to the Good Shepherd—studying God’s Word and applying it to our lives.
  • Strengthen our flock—building relationships with God and each other through prayer, fellowship and renewal.
  • Expand our flock—inviting others to experience God’s love and purpose for themselves.
  • Serve other flocks—sharing God’s love and our blessings with those in need

Do you want to find out what the Good Shepherd has planned for you at Shepherd United Methodist Church? Choose the service you’d like to attend, then come and take part, let the word of God enter you and feel the glory that comes from knowing the Good Shepherd as your Lord and Savior.

Shepherd UMC
107 West Wright Avenue
P.O. Box 309
Shepherd, Michigan 48883
Ph: (989) 828-5866
Pastor Kathy Kursh

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Worship Schedule:
Sunday Worship - 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School - 10:45 a.m.

Wednesday Morning Prayer
& Bible Study w/Pastor Kathy:

Prayer - 9:30 a.m.
Bible Study - 10:00 a.m.