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UPCOMING MEETINGS AND EVENTS
United Methodist Women: Saturday, April 5, 10:00 a.m., church parlor. Ebbett Circle meeting follows.
God’s Crafters Arts & Crafts: no meetings in April.
Education Committee Meeting: Thursday, April 10, at 6:30 p.m.
Trustees Meeting: Tuesday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m.
Maundy Thursday Service: April 17, 6:30 p.m., at HUMC
Easter Sunday Service: April 20, 10:00 a.m., at HUMC
Finance Committee Meeting: Monday, April 21, at 10:00 a.m.
Hope Circle: Thursday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the dining room.
Ad. Council Meeting: Thursday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m.
SPPRC: no scheduled meeting at this time.
Chancel Choir Rehearsals: Sundays at 9:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship Service: 10:00 a.m.
Sunday School for grades Pre-K through 6: during the 10:00 worship service
Thursday Gardiner Nursing Home Bible Study: every Thursday at 2:00 p.m. Everyone is invited.
Sunday Bible Study: Discourses in Matthew, 2 p.m. HUMC library. No fee. All welcome.
The Houlton Cancer Prayer & Support Group: Tuesday, April 1, 1:30 p.m. at Houlton Regional Hospital.
Ask at information desk for the room number. All patients, caregivers, & concerned individuals invited.
Jeremiah’s Corner: Addiction awareness & Christian support group. Monday, April 7, 6:30 p.m., Patten UMC.
Rebecca Miller, Secretary of Resting Arms Ministry, will speak on "Jesus, The Healer.” Music by John Birmingham.
Everyone is invited to attend. Questions: call Ellen, 528-2684.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings: Patten UMC on Mondays at noon and Saturdays at 6:00 p.m.
Quiet Quilters: Meets the fourth Thursday of the month (April 24) at 9:00 a.m.
No experience needed. Bring small scissors & a sandwich.
You are welcome to join us!
REVEREND PATRICE GOODWIN
Reverend Patrice Goodwin became the pastor
of Houlton United Methodist Church
on Sunday, July 1, 2012.
A message from Pastor Pat
Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ, and welcome to the website of the Houlton United Methodist Church in Houlton, Maine. We are glad you found us here in 'cyberspace.' We hope that someday we will meet in person, if we have not already! I am Patrice Goodwin, and I serve as pastor of this congregation. Actually, I'm pretty new here myself. I officially began serving here in July, 2012. I have found the congregation to be warm and welcoming, and I trust you will find the same.
If you are looking for a church family or are simply visiting in our area, we would be so happy to have you join us in worship or in any of the ministry or fellowship activities of the church.
Our church building is located at 57 Military Street, on the corner of Military and School Streets, in downtown Houlton - directly across from the beautiful Monument Park. Perhaps you've heard that old joke about places in Maine. The punch line is: "You can't get there from here." I'm here to tell you that you CAN get to Houlton from anywhere. Houlton is a border town between the United States and the Canadian province of New Brunswick. It is at the northern terminus of Interstate 95 (although we in Houlton like to think of it as the beginning of I-95). Also, a little fun fact: It is the only place where US Route 1 and US Route 2 intersect. You might even say, "All roads lead to Houlton!"
Now that you've located us, I hope that this website will introduce you to our church congregation and some of our ministries and activities, but more importantly, I pray that it will draw you closer to the One whom we love and serve, Jesus Christ.
May I ask you to lift up a prayer for me and this congregation that we may be empowered by the Holy Spirit to serve Christ and lift up His name in genuine and authentic ways. We would like to pray for you as well. If you have a prayer request, please send it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can pray for you.
May God's blessings rest upon you this day!
In joy and peace,
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