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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!

 

May 20, 2018   John Rymer

John is a recent graduate of the University of Richmond, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree.  During his time at Richmond, John was involved in Greek life, club rugby, and several campus ministry activities.  He also volunteered with the Youth Group of a local church, and looks forward to continuing that work in the future.  John is heading for a new position soon in Washington DC at The Advisory Board.

 

May 27, 2018  Denise Harris preaching  –  SUMMER WORSHIP SCHEDULE STARTS, One Worship service at 10 am 

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.

 

June 3, 2018, 10 am  Rev. Ronald H. Stott preaching, Communion

Pastor Ron Stott is from Philadelphia and was employed in the toy industry for 31 years, eventually becoming General Manager.  He was certified as a Lay Speaker in 1968 and was a volunteer chaplain at Methodist Hospital.  Pastor Stott graduated from Wesley Theological Seminary and was ordained in 1992.  Rev. Stott served four congregations as Pastor in the Eastern Pa. Conference.  He retired in 2001.  In retirement he served three churches as Pastor of Visitation.  Pastor Ron and his wife Ellie reside in Feasterville.

 

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


Vacation Bible School – Summer 2018

  VBS at Yardley United Methodist Church is Monday, July 30th through Thursday, August 2nd from 9 am to noon.  Ages 4 years old through completed 6th grade are invited for games, stories, crafts and FUN!  Be shipwrecked with us and rescued by Jesus! When…July 30th through Aug 2nd Time…9 am until noon Ages…4-years old through completed 6th grade […]

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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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