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Sundays

10:00am

In-Person Worship

All services will be streamed on FB live for those who can’t be with us in person.

We have returned to weekly worship services in our sanctuary. Please use the sanctuary entrance that faces Stockley Gardens. These are Covid-safe events.*

*COVID-19 Mitigation Plan: 

Remember that our call is to love our neighbors and to do no harm.

When inside the building, everyone, whether vaccinated or not, must wear masks that are well-fitted. When outside, those who are fully vaccinated do not have to wear a mask, while everyone else must wear masks that are well-fitted.  6 feet of physical distancing must be maintained by everyone, except for those who are in the same household group. Hugs and handshakes are not allowed. All are required to stay home when sick.
We ask everyone to self-check in at each entrance with our Health Acknowledgement Poster. 

To read the poster now, 

click here.

Sundays

10:00am

 

Sunday Worship Options

Join us each Sunday for worship.   You can watch our online worship on  our Facebook page Sundays at 10am OR you may join us in person. You can watch previous services on our YouTube channel, as well.

Ghent UMC is licensed to stream our FB Live worship services through CCLI #20175590 and One License A-727358.

1st Sundays

10am

 

Holy Communion

Join us on first Sundays for Worship Service when we celebrate Holy Communion! We use pre-packaged cups and wafers.

Sunday

Weekly

9:00 am

Adult Sunday Bible Discussion

Weekly, in-person*, discussions are Sundays, 9 – 9:45am. Meet in the sanctuary lobby. If needed, use the new ramp. Please enter through the Stockley Gardens doors. We will maintain safe social distancing to accommodate those with and without COVID vaccines.

This group reviews the Bible using the Standard Lesson Quarterly series. 

If you are interested, email Peter Griffin.

*When inside the building, everyone, whether vaccinated or not, must wear masks that are well-fitted. When outside, those who are fully vaccinated do not have to wear a mask, while everyone else must wear masks that are well-fitted.  6 feet of physical distancing must be maintained by everyone, except for those who are in the same household group. Hugs and handshakes are not allowed. All are required to stay home when sick, and we ask everyone to self-check in at each entrance with our Health Acknowledgement Poster.

Sunday

Oct. 24

4:30pm

Messy Church at Ghent UMC

Our next Messy Church event will be Sunday, October 24, in our garden. We will have crafts, games, music & food. Check back for the signup link. We want to have enough food for everyone. 

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What is Messy Church? Messy Church is “Church, but not as you know it.” It is Christ-centered, for all ages*, and based on creativity, hospitality and celebration. And it’s FREE!

Our Facebook group page has more information.

*COVID-19 Mitigation Plan: When inside the building, everyone, whether vaccinated or not, must wear masks that are well-fitted. When outside, those who are fully vaccinated do not have to wear a mask, while everyone else must wear masks that are well-fitted.  6 feet of physical distancing must be maintained by everyone, except for those who are in the same household group. Hugs and handshakes are not allowed. All are required to stay home when sick, and we ask everyone to self-check in at each entrance with our Health Acknowledgement Poster.

Once

Monthly

7:30pm

Ghent Inspire Book Group

Join us for fellowship and a discussion of our chosen book. Ghent Inspire Book Club meets one Monday each month at 7:30pm on Zoom/ in person

On Monday, September 20, we will discuss “From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death” by Caitlin Doughty. The meeting may be in person or via Zoom.

All are welcome to join the meeting for fellowship, whether or not you have read the book. 

Details

Wednesday

Weekly

7:00 pm

Choir Rehearsal

Choir rehearsals are Wednesdays at 7pm in the sanctuary and everyone is invited to join the choir. Choir rehearsal will begin again on September 22, 7:00 to 8:30pm. We will be rehearsing with singer’s masks.

Let Nellwyn Beamon know that you will be attending, so she knows to let you in the building and can order a singer’s mask for you, if you do not have one. Also bring your calendars so we can plan the year. 

Saturday

October 16

10am

Used Book Sale

Our Used Book Sale will be during the Stockley Gardens Arts Festival on Saturday, Oct. 16, 10am-5pm on our front porch and in the sanctuary lobby.   Hardcover books $1.50; Paperback books 75₵.

We will also host paid parking on that Saturday and Sunday. Proceeds from the book sale and festival parking will benefit missions and church programs.

Volunteers are needed to help with these efforts! This is not simply a fundraiser. It is also a chance to interact with hundreds of people from the community and fun fellowship with other volunteers. Click here for the sign up sheet.

Friday

Weekly

10:00 am

Bible Study

Our Bible Study is held Fridays at 10am in the church library. Each session runs from 6-8 weeks. And classes incorporate videos to help your understanding. For more information, email  Debbie Bonnewell  or call her at 757-870-8299. (postponed)