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Welcome to our spring and summer Season of Renewal!       

   

Welcome! We are glad you took time to visit our website and look forward to this opportunity to introduce our congregation. We invite you to join us on our path of spiritual growth and mission service in our community and world.  While our pastor is away on study leave we will be blessed with the diverse experiences of visiting preachers.  Join us each Sunday at 9 am and 11 am as we worship God and journey to renewal!

 

April 22, 2018  Covenant Players will bring the message

Since 1963, Covenant Players, a Christian repertory theatre ministry, has pioneered the use of drama, performing original plays to bring impact and positive change.  Their dramas are thought-provoking and inspiring.  They perform in over 30 countries and in 11 languages.

 

April 29, 2018  Denise Harris preaching 

Denise Harris is Director of Youth at YUMC.  Denise has 20 years experience in youth ministry and is certified by Princeton Theological Seminary in Youth Ministry and Theology.  She has completed and received a Youth Ministry Coaching from Youth Cartel.  Denise believes in the ability for all youth to lead and structures her youth ministry program to facilitate youth leadership.  Denise wants to work with youth and adults to help them find their God given talents and thrive in God’s call.

 

May 6, 2018  Rev. Tracy L. Bass, Esq.

Rev. Tracy L. Bass serves the United Methodist Church as the East District Superintendent (DS) overseeing and partnering with nearly 100 congregations.  As DS, Rev. Bass has initiated district wide awareness, forums and training to share his passion for spiritual growth for lay and clergy believing that “if we are to transform the world, we ourselves must be transformed and daily transforming.”  Rev. Bass has led the East district in modeling United Methodists’ connectionalism with the creation of the “One Church at a Time” Mission Initiative to revitalize urban churches.  He has served and continues to serve on a variety of boards, agencies and committees and is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar.  Rev. Bass is married to Tracy Y. Bass and has two sons:  Braelin who will start on his Ph.D in Clinical Psychology in the fall and Tauren who is a sophomore in college.  Fun fact: Rev. Bass was a contestant/winner on the tv game show “Let’s Make a Deal”!

 

May 13, 2018 Pastor Robert Everett
Pastor Bob is a retired Licensed Local Pastor who has served on most committees and positions within the local church and has been an active part of caring and visitation teams. He has led worship in various churches, retirement homes and campgrounds. He works diligently with others in the name of Jesus Christ, striving to be a reliable disciple of and witness for Him. His last position was as pastor at Wissinoming UMC. He is providing administrative and pastoral oversight at Yardley UMC while Pastor Cyndi is away.

 

God Bless,
Yardley United Methodist Church
Open hearts, Open minds, Open doors


Alone Sucks: God’s Cure for Our Human Crisis by Timothy Eldred

  A few months ago, I read a book called “Alone Sucks” by Timothy Eldred It focused on the Loneliness epidemic in our country. I was amazed with the book and was looking for a way to share it with others. Recently, they came out with a companion curriculum “Standing Alone Together” With the support […]

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Winter MyCalling! At St. James UMC

This past President’s Day weekend youth from 4 churches gathered at St. James UMC for a weekend Mission Trip. A total of 59 people were involved, putting in 295 Service Hours to help “REVIVE” the beautiful old property for community outreach. We stayed at the St. James Retreat Center, ate Philly favorites, and had an […]

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Grace Café April 22nd, 2018

YUMC has been supporting Grace Café at the Arch Street United Methodist Church twice a year for the last several years.  Grace Café is a worship service and restaurant style community meal for individuals experiencing homelessness and struggling with food insecurity. Grace Café serves meals to approximately 200 individuals every Sunday evening and this mission […]

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Philadelphia Weddings: Maya Lillienne Mitchell and Frederick Willard Kunda

Maya grew up at YUMC and Pastor Cyndi was the officiant at her and Frederick’s wedding.  Please read more here: http://www.philly.com/philly/living/weddings/philadelphia-weddings-maya-lillienne-mitchell-and-frederick-willard-kunda-20180309.html

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YUMC Awarded Lilly Endowment – 2017 National Clergy Renewal Program Grant

Yardley United Methodist Church has received a grant of $38,141 to enable her pastor, The Reverend Cynthia E. Skripak, to participate in the 2017 National Clergy Renewal Program. The congregation is one of 146 congregations across the United States selected to participate in this competitive grant program, which is funded by Lilly Endowment Inc. and […]

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Video: Middletown community members come together to march against hate

Click here to see the video:  http://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com/news/local/video-middletown-community-members-come-together-to-march-against-hate/html_b05b6804-ecd2-5304-8ac0-30097893e530.html

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Interfaith Community of Lower Bucks Joins Global Initiative; Interfaith Film Festival Set for November in Yardley

Films part of local group’s effort to foster community-wide peace and justice For more information about this event please click here:  https://patch.com/pennsylvania/newtown-pa/interfaith-community-lower-bucks-joins-global-initiative-interfaith-film

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What Next?

Many church pastors take vacation after Easter, with good reason. After orchestrating all of that joyous celebration and promise of new life, we crawl into bed and wait for new life to come to us! And it does, sometimes slowly. It’s hard to explain how emotionally draining Lent and Holy Week can be. Pastors know […]

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Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School at Yardley United Methodist Church is right around the corner!  This year’s theme is Maker Fun Factory; Created By God, Built For A Purpose.  Here are the quick details… When…June 19th through the 22nd Time…5:30pm until 8:00pm (Dinner included each evening!) Ages…4-years old through completed 6th grade **We’ll have a special group […]

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Grace Café April 9th, 2017

YUMC has been supporting Grace Café at the Arch Street United Methodist Church twice a year for the last several years.  Grace Café is a worship service and restaurant style community meal for individuals experiencing homelessness and struggling with food insecurity. Grace Café serves meals to approximately 200 individuals every Sunday evening and this mission […]

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