East Rochester United Methodist Church

East Rochester United Methodist Church

Sep
30
12:00 PM12:00

All Church Picnic!

Join us for a Dish-to-Pass picnic following Sunday Worship!

Our Fellowship Team will be providing Pulled Pork sandwiches, Hot Dogs, and Hamburgers!

If the weather cooperates, we may be able to enjoy our picnic out doors on our new Buck Gilhart Memorial Plaza!

Bring a friend to worship. Stay long and enjoy the food and fellowship!

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Nov
10
10:00 AM10:00

Annual Church Conference

November 10, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 noon Annual Church Conference at Asbury First United Methodist Church, 1050 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607. All members and friends of our congregation are welcome; all members are entitled to vote on election of church leaders and clergy compensation. 

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Mar
30
7:00 PM19:00

Good Friday Worship

Join together with the members and friends of the West Walworth: Zion United Methodist Church to experience the Passion reading on this solomn occasion. The service will end in silence and darkness.

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The location is 3960 W Walworth Rd, Macedon, NY 14502 and is located on Google Maps at: https://www.google.com/maps/place/3960+W+Walworth+Rd,+Macedon,+NY+14502/@43.1468181,-77.3475957,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x89d6d2384a014537:0x7766ed977c4d9651!8m2!3d43.1467389!4d-77.3452?hl=en

All are welcome!

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Mar
29
12:00 PM12:00

Maundy Thursday Worship

Our Maundy Thursday Worship services will take place at 12 noon and 7:00 pm. We will be reading from the Gospel of John about Jesus washing his disciples feet at the Last Supper. 

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Holy Communion will be celebrated. Eucharist is open to everyone who desires to draw closer to Christ. 

Make a friend. Be a friend. Offer a ride to a friend!

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Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

Easter Egg Hunt - For Children with Special Needs, and their families!

Children with Special Needs and their families and friends are invited to take part in our annual Easter Egg Hunt, scheduled this year for the Saturday before Palm Sunday. 

The hunt will take place in our front lawn at 357 Fairport Road in East Rochester. In case of bad weather, the hunt will be held on the upper level of the church. We are fully ADA accessible. There is plenty of parking available. Please use the upper and lower parking lots at the church and the parking lot at Family First Federal Credit Union. 

 This annual event is supported by the East Rochester United Methodist Church, Heritage Christian Services East Rochester Day Program, and Family First Federal Credit Union. 

This annual event is supported by the East Rochester United Methodist Church, Heritage Christian Services East Rochester Day Program, and Family First Federal Credit Union. 

Let us know you're coming at our Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/177762246174099/

Volunteers are welcome to ensure safety, set up, clean up, and to extend hospitality. Plan to arrive by 9:30 am.

Share the invitation! All are welcome!

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Did you see the great D&C article about our Easter Egg Hunt? http://rochesterdemocrat.ny.newsmemory.com/publink.php?shareid=0bcc861c3

 Church members and friends are filling eggs on Sunday, March 18th. We will be ready for you!

Church members and friends are filling eggs on Sunday, March 18th. We will be ready for you!

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Feb
16
6:00 PM18:00

Dinner & Movie Night!

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Our Fellowship Team is hosting a Family dinner and movie night!

Join us for chicken wings, pizza, popcorn, and pop, followed by a movie on the big screens! 

Freewill offering gratefully received to pay for the pizza and wings.

Bring friends, family, and neighbors!

Bring family, neighbors, friends. All are welcome!

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Feb
14
12:00 PM12:00

Ash Wednesday Worship

Join us for our annual Ash Wednesday worship service. 

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Our service is designed to be inclusive and welcoming of all people, created around a common gathering, faith deepening sensory stations, and the imposition of ashes. 

Make a friend. Invite a friend. Deepen your faith.

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Jan
21
12:00 PM12:00

Fellowship Soup & Sandwich! Guatemala Missions!

 Our own Terri Demar unwrapping re-manufactured wheelchairs for distribution in Guatemala City, August 2017.

Our own Terri Demar unwrapping re-manufactured wheelchairs for distribution in Guatemala City, August 2017.

Join us for a soup and sandwich fellowship lunch provided by our own Fellowship Team! Terri Demar from our own congregation will share with us about her work over the past 17 years in Guatemala and what we can do to support this vital mission. 

Join us for a great lunch and program!

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Jan
21
to Feb 4

Lend Louis a Hand!

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Souper Bowl for the Families of East Rochester!

Bring in cans of soup to help Louis build a giant church in front of our altar. Our Souper Bowl collection will be dedicated and donated to the East Rochester Resource Center to help provide for local families in need. 

Bring in the SOUP!

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Dec
20
11:00 AM11:00

Home for Christmas!

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Join us and share the Christmas Spirit!

The East Rochester United Methodist Church and the Heritage Christian Services East Rochester Day Hab invite all of our family, friends, and neighbors to join us for a Christmas Holiday lunch, Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

We will begin at 11:00 a.m. with a fun-filled program singing Christmas carols, poetry, scripture, and celebration.  Lunch will be ready about 12:00 noon.

Baked ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, and vegetables will be provided. Bring a dish-to-share, if you are able. 

The whole community is invited and encouraged to attend!

Questions? Call Esther at 585.248.0703 or Pastor Todd at 585.703.9235

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Nov
15
11:00 AM11:00

Thanksgiving with Friends!

 2017 Thanksgiving with Friends!

2017 Thanksgiving with Friends!

Join us in giving thanks!

The East Rochester United Methodist Church and the Heritage Christian Services East Rochester Day Hab invite all of our family, friends, and neighbors to join us for a Thanksgiving lunch, Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

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We will begin at 11:00 a.m. with a fun-filled program of singing, poetry, and thanksgiving. Expect some turkey in the straw! Lunch will be ready about 12:00 noon.

Roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and vegetables will be provided. Bring a dish-to-share, if you are able. 

The whole community is invited and encouraged to attend!

Questions? Call Esther at 585.248.0703 or Pastor Todd at 585.703.9235

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Nov
3
6:00 PM18:00

Dinner & Movie Night!

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Our Fellowship Team is hosting a Family dinner and movie night!

Join us for chicken wings, pizza, popcorn, and pop, followed by a movie on the big screens! 

Dinner provided by the family of James Coleman, Sr. in his loving memory.

Bring friends, family, and neighbors!

Film: "War Room" PG

Prayer is powerful! Read all about "War Room" at http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3832914/

Bring family, neighbors, friends. All are welcome!

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Oct
15
11:00 AM11:00

Dedication of Disaster Relief Buckets

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Bring your donated United Methodist Committee on Relief Disaster Relief buckets to church and have them dedicated during worship. Our donated buckets will be forwarded to disaster sites where the need is greatest, including the Gulf Coast, Florida, and the Caribbean. 

To learn more about how to create your own disaster relief bucket for donation, go to: http://www.umcor.org/umcor/relief-supplies/relief-supply-kits/cleaning 

Instructional videos and supplies list are very informative. 

Thank you for your generousity! 

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Oct
15
to Nov 12

Operation Christmas Child Kickoff

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Our Fellowship Team is leading our shoe box collection effort as a part of Operation Christmas Child, starting this Sunday. All members and friends of the congregation are encouraged to assemble shoe boxes for donation. 

Information about what to purchase and how to pack these gifts is at: https://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/

Shoeboxes will be dedicated during worship on Sunday, November 12th. 

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Oct
8
12:00 PM12:00

Fellowship Dinner & Presentation

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Our Fellowship Team will be hosting a chili dinner following worship, providing chili, cheese, bread, and crackers. 

Our own Ray Swartz, Pastor Todd, and Pastor Lida (from Heritage Christian Services and Zion) will lead a presentation that was made in June at the 2017 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability, which our congregation generously supported. 

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Join us, and bring a friend! 

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Oct
1
to Oct 29

5 Cans / 5 Sundays

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Our Fellowship Team will be placing out five cans for your donations!

  1. Campbell Soup Labels, to provide books for East Rochester students to take home and read.
  2. General Mills Box Tops, also to provide books for East Rochester students to take home and read.
  3. Aluminum Pull Tabs, to help provide kidney dialysis for individuals who can not afford care.
  4. Quarters (for Campus Ministries), to support the Protestant Chapel Community Chaplain at the University of Rochester, since denominational funding has ended.
  5. Cancelled Stamps, to provide Spanish language school supplies. 

Questions? Speak with Marilynn Amberger (586.9009)

Thank you for your generous gifts!

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Aug
10
to Aug 18

Mission Trip to Guatemala

Terri DeMar & Pastor Todd on mission trip to Guatemala, serving a team that will build 3 houses and fit 50 people to new wheelchairs!

The team is organized and led by our friends at Heritage Christian Services. Members of Pastor Todd's other church (West Walworth: Zion United Methodist) are also taking part to serve. 

(Photo: that is our own Katie DeMar adjusting the foot rests for a new wheelchair recipient!)

Interested in going next August? See Terri or Pastor Todd. All are welcome!

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May
20
9:00 AM09:00

Spring Sale - Supporting "A Second Thought" and International Ministries

Join us for the SALE of the SEASON!

Items from "A Second Thought" will be sold at the East Rochester United Methodist Church. All the profit will support Heritage Christian Services' International Ministries outreach to people with disabilities around the world and in western New York. 

Our next mission trip will be returning to Guatemala this August. Wheelchairs that have been collected and shipped to Guatemala have been re-manufactured. Our short-term mission team will fit people to these wheelchairs. For some, this will be the first wheel chair in their life. Our mission team will also take part in building two houses for impoverished Mayan families and distribute malnutrition kits to neighborhood families in dire need. Proceeds from "A Second Thought" and this sale will help make this possible! 

 2016 Guatemala Mission Team

2016 Guatemala Mission Team

Come support missions, outreach, improving the lives of neighbors, and making new friends! 

 

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