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Sundays

10:00 am

 

Sunday Worship

Join us each Sunday for worship.   You can watch our online worship on  our Facebook page Sundays at 10am.

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

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First Sundays

1:30 pm

 

Drive-In Holy Communion

Join us on First Sundays at 1:30pm for our brief Drive-in Worship Service where we will celebrate Holy Communion! Bring your smartphone or tablet and be prepared to tune in on our Facebook page to make sure you can see and hear. You should be able to log onto our church WiFi while in the parking lot, if necessary.  Email the church office to RSVP.

Monday

Nov. 30

7:30 pm

Ghent Inspire Book Group

Join us for fellowship and a discussion of our chosen book. Ghent Inspire Book Club meets on the 3rd Mondays of the month at 7:30 pm. 

Our next meeting has been moved to  Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. The book is Mustard Seed by Laila Ibrahim.  

On December 21st, the book will be Esther’s Gift by Jan Karon.

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

We are meeting online via Zoom until we can meet again in person.

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Messy Church Logo

Pick Up Monthly

Sun. Dec. 13

 

Messy Church at Ghent UMC

While COVID restrictions prevent us from enjoying Messy Church at Ghent UMC in person, we’ve put together an all-ages, at-home version for you. Introducing Messy Church in a Bag!

Each month, the Messy Church theme will be presented in a to-go format, with everything you need to celebrate Messy Church at home! December’s theme is the Nativity story.

Each bag will contain a video link to our YouTube channel, written instructions and suggestions, as well as, all the supplies to create crafts and activities, and a snack for your family to share. Our Facebook page has more information.

 Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020 is our next pick up day.  Click here to register for a bag.

Saturday

Dec. 5

 

Advent Activities at Ghent UMC

The Music Ministry will offer an Evening of Music for Advent with violinist Christopher Taylor and pianist Nellwyn Beamon.  The program will consist of Advent hymns from several traditions, and Chris will close with Violin Partita No. 1 in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach. It will be live-streamed on our Facebook page beginning at 5 pm on Sat., Dec. 5.

Sunday

Dec. 13

 

Come experience the wonder of our Savior’s birth on Sunday, Dec. 13 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at our Drive-Through Living Nativity. We are transforming our parking lot, behind our building on Raleigh Ave., into a complete Nativity scene with Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus in a stable. The shepherds will be watching in wonder with their livestock, while the wise people will be journeying with their animals toward the stable.                                                  There will be Christmas carols, too. And don’t forget to keep an eye out for Santa!

This child and family-friendly event is free & open to all.

This is also a Covid-safe event. All of our guests are required to wear masks, maintain safe social distances, and follow the CDC guidelines to stay home if you are sick or may have been exposed.

Thursday

Dec. 24

 

Our Christmas Eve Outdoor Service, is on Thurs., Dec. 24, at 5:30 p.m. on our front porch facing Stockley Gardens. We’ll join together in Christmas caroling led by Christopher Taylor on violin. We will pray and hear the Christmas story as recorded in the gospels. The service will be brief. Please dress appropriately for the weather, and BYOC (bring your own chair) and flashlight or smartphone. 

This child and family-friendly event is free & open to all.

This is also a Covid-safe event. All of our guests are required to wear masks, maintain safe social distances, and follow the CDC guidelines to stay home if you are sick or may have been exposed.

Tuesday.

6:30 – 8:00 pm

“Prayer” Small Group

Prayer Group, featuring Philip Yancy’s book Prayer, is postponed until further notice. For more information, contact Jonathan Tanner.

Sunday

Weekly

9:00 am

Adult Sunday School

Join us each Sunday morning in the church library for Sunday School. All materials are provided and all are welcome to begin attending at any time. (postponed)

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)

Wednesday

Weekly

7:00 pm

Choir Rehearsal

Choir rehearsals are Wednesdays at 7pm in the sanctuary and everyone is invited to join the choir. Let Nellwyn Beamon know that you will be attending, so she knows to let you in the building. (postponed)