LET YOURSELF BLOOM.
Here in the City of Dogwoods the blooms of Spring are a beautiful thing. Here at Abbeville United Methodist we are excited about a different kind of blooming. We (by God's power) grow, heal, transform, empower, lead, love and connect with people.
9 am Sunday
Our in-person worship continues at 9 AM each Sunday. We are also live-streaming worship services (see below). These same links will connect you to our Wednesday night Bible Study with John Riley.
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11 am Sunday
Live and in-person traditional worship continues each Sunday at 11 am. While COVID-19 precautions remain this worship service will have wonderful music, meaningful liturgy and messages from God's Holy Word. Join in whenever you can!
Our Thursday Celebrate Recovery ministry gives us all the opportunity to heal from our hurts, habits and hang-ups. It is open to all and begins at 6pm. Come for fellowship, help and God-centered healing. And the meal is great too! Everyone is invited, welcome and appreciated! See you there!
Wednesday Night Changes
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There will be some bold changes for our Wednesday Night activities at Abbeville United Methodist Church. Here is the schedule:
5:30 PM - Choir Practice
6:30 PM - Bible Study featuring testimony and sharing
6:30 PM - Children's Music (Tina and Andy leading)
Come for learning and for fellowship!
Music from Worship
Join the Abbeville United Methodist for lots of Lenten activities ... here they are!
Wednesday Choir Practice - 5:30 PM (come join us!)
Wednesday Bible Study - 6:30 PM Wednesday
Children's Music - 6:30 PM Wednesday
Sunday Worship at 9 AM and 11 AM
Children and Adult Sunday school at 10 AM
March 21st, 9 AM - Praise Worship Easter Musical
Palm Sunday - March 28th, 11 AM Choir Musical
Maundy Thursday Service - April 1st, 7 PM
Tenebrae Good Friday Service - April 2nd, 6 PM
Easter Services - April 4th, 9 AM and 11 AM
HE IS RISEN!!!
Spirit of the Living God
Beliefs and Actions
The United Methodist Church is committed to putting our faith into action. Check out the United Methodist Handbook to see how this happens!
Life is filled with chances to make a difference. Most times we are so focused on getting through the day that we miss the chances to do something meaningful. So ... how can I connect to something that makes the world better? Glad you asked ... Abbeville UMC has many opportunities to serve God and people through missions, locally, nationally and internationally. We are the mission ...
Belize ... AUMC has an ongoing presence in Belize and makes periodic trips for work, medical and teaching opportunities.
Red Bird - One of the poorest parts of our nation is Appalachia. AUMC sends work trips, clothing and love to the Red Bird Mission in Beverly, Kentucky.
Navajo Reservation - Work trips, help with vaccination of livestock, mentoring adults/youth/children are just a few of the things we do in Navajo country. You can be part of this.
World Vision - AUMC supports and encourages World Vision kids.
Abbeville 2nd Chance Thrift Store - We operate a local thrift store which funds mission work and ministry of our Youth. Come, shop, volunteer and make a difference
Boys and Girls Club - AUMC is part of the genesis of the Boys and Girls Club of Abbeville opening soon. Help us make a difference! Our club serves over 70 kids, and their collective GPA is 3.3. Also, 50 volunteers (you could be one too) are part of this effort to tell the world, Great Futures Start Here!
Costa Rica - Radical Life Ministries is a dynamic partner in Jaco, Costa Rica. We support the ministry, send support teams and we are building a church ... you can help!
Nothing But Nets - Abbeville UMC gives to this ministry that provides mosquito nets to people in areas with high Malaria exposure. Over 100,000 lives have been saved through this effort.
Backpacks for Friday (BFF) - AUMC offers support and funding for this ministry feeding local kids with easy-to-prepare food for weekends.
The picture above depicts a familiar image of Magi who have followed the star to Bethlehem and to the house of Mary, Joseph and Jesus. They have traveled far through hardship, danger and some nefarious characters. They have offered gifts and praise at the feet of Jesus and now must decide how to process this experience. Will it be another adventure and conquest, another feather in their cap? Will they go and retire to the sidelines having achieved their goal of reaching the Christ child?
God's word says that the Magi, after worshiping Jesus there in Bethlehem, went home by a different way. How has the coming of the Christ child changed you? Will Jesus change you this year, making this year the time and place where your faith begins to grow up? Only you can answer these life-changing questions. Choose wisely!