Twenty Ninth Street United Methodist Church
Noon, 2nd Wednesday of each month
This is a social group that meets to enjoy food, games and fellowship with anyone who is interested in attending. The members of Golden Agers are all young at heart. If you are interested in joining, contact Mary G. at 717.238.0779.
Twenty Ninth Street United Methodist Church offers many opportunities for you to get connected to those within the church and the community. Click on the links below to view areas that interest you.
Adult Sunday School
9am - 9:45am Sundays
Meet in The Gathering Place. This class is an open forum atmosphere where there is plenty of open discussion and fellowship.
Children's Sunday School
9am - 9:45am Sundays
Meet in the Nursery/Children's Sunday School room (lower level). This class is open to children of all ages. The children's Sunday school is doing a study called "Route 66." Many people think the bible consists of only 13 stories. The children will be taking a road trip through the 66 books of the bible to learn what is in these books and gain a better understanding of how to use their bibles. Members of the congregation are welcomed to participate by being guest teachers. Lesson plans, activity pages for kids and other adults to assist will all be provided. Please see Deanne Armstrong if interested. Volunteers are also needed in the Sunday school room and/or nursery.
Noon - 3pm Wednesdays
7pm - 10pm Fridays
Meet in the Train Club room (lower level, adjacent to Fellowship Hall). The club meets and build and maintain model train sets and displays. If you are interested in seeing what goes on in this club, stop by and spend some time in the train yard. For more information, contact Karl at 717.425.1859 or Bob at 717.238.0779.
7pm - 9pm Sundays (Practice)
6pm - 9pm Tuesdays (Game Day)
Our dartball team plays in a league with a variety of local Christian churches. The group practices on Sunday evenings in Fellowship Hall (lower level) of the church. Games are played around that league (home or away) on Tuesday evenings from October through March. You can come cheer the team on and enjoy fellowship at any game. Contact Randi at 717.608.1204 for more details.
7pm - 8pm Thursdays (Practice)
9:45am - 11am Sundays (Service)
It's never too late to make a joyful noise onto the Lord. That's what you hear around here every Thursday evening from September through May. It is our choir practicing to serve us in worship. Under the direction of Cindy R., our choir works hard to keep the spirit of the Lord coming to you in song. We are small but mighty and we could always use one more. How about YOU? Contact Cindy R. for details.
Pray for Others
Join our prayer chain to assist in the prayer and support of our Pastor, Leadership, Congregation and community. Contact Cindy R. for more information.
Sisters of Faith Together
6pm Mondays (monthly *see schedule)Facilitators: Cindy G. & Cindy R.
Sisters of Faith Together (SOFT) is a women's group that gathers to study various books/readings. They are currently studying "Feasts of the Bible. There are no books required for this study. You can join at any time.
Sessions are held the first Monday of every month. See the S.O.F.T. display in the Narthex to sign up or for more information.
Next session to be held on February 5th.
Next Mtg: 6pm, January 22nd
This group manages the missions that our church gives to throughout the year and arrange for our Mission Sunday guest speakers.
Next Mtg: 7pm, January 29th
The Leadership Team meets to enter into prayer together over God's leading for our congregation and to address administrative matters. The meetings are open to all in the church. A Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) meeting immediately follows the Leadership Team meeting and handles matters related to the Pastor, staff and congregation While this portion of the meeting is closed for confidentiality reasons, you are welcome to bring any concerns you have by attending the Leadership team meeting or by sharing your concerns with the Pastor or SPRC chairperson.
Next Mtg: 10am, January 25th
This group organizes the activities happening in the church, ensure we are communicating with one another so we are all on the same page, and handle matters of congregational care. The group consists of the chair of worship, chair of education, chair of missions, chair of outreach, lay leader and Pastor. You are always welcome to join us in sharing your ideas, helping to coordinate events by working with the chair of you area of interest, or just to see what is going on.
Next Mtg: 7pm, January 22nd
This group oversees and discusses all areas of worship from music, choir, lectors, ushers, acolytes, sound techs, communion, bulletins, worship service and more. The focus and goal of this team is to help in creating a worship experience that will allow the holy spirit to work through us and our congregation and make us all true disciples of Christ.
If you need somewhere to go to pray or want someone to pray with you, our Prayer Parlor is open to the public Thursdays from 9:30am to 1:30pm.
Have something weighing on your mind and are in need of prayer? Submit your prayer request/concerns by clicking on the contact us button. We will be happy to pray for you.
Greet people before service, hand out bulletins, and collect offering.
Twenty Ninth Street United Methodist Church is always looking for volunteers. If you feel lead to serve and help, check out the volunteer opportunities below.
We provide training for all volunteer positions and look forward to any assistance you can provide. Please contact the church office is you would like to serve in any of these positions for 2017.
Adjust microphones and volume, record the service and provide sound technical support for the choir.
Light the candles and extinguish the candles in the sanctuary. This individual carries the light of Christ into and out of our service each week.
Read the opening prayer in unison, lead the responsive readings, lead the prayer for illumination and read two of the scriptures.
Unlock the church and turn on the lights at 8:30am Sunday morning. Serve as Hall Monitor until the Hall Monitor arrives. Lock up and turn off the lights after service.
Arrive by 8:50am and remain in the hall to watch the doors through the 10am service. This is done to assist in carrying out our Safe Sanctuary policy.
Assist with our growing children's program Sunday mornings from 9am - 9:45am. * This position requires Safe Sanctuary training / certifications.