Acknowledging that we are truly not back to normal, the Laity Academy will be hosting 2 different events for 2021. The first is August 6-7 over Zoom. On October 1-2, in-person classes will be hosted at several churches across the conference. Please pay attention to the class method and corresponding dates when selecting your course. Full Course Descriptions & Registration
LAITY ACADAMY 2021 REGISTER NOW!
Full Course Descriptions & Registration Available
2021 Laity Academy | Eastern PA Conference of the UMC
August 6th – 7th – Courses Held Via Zoom
REGISTER NOW FOR THE AUGUST ZOOM SESSION
See Brenda Binns for more information about the Laity Academy and how to register for online courses or simply click the blue line above to go directly to the linked registration page.
ANYONE attending a UMC Church may attend any of the classes except Speaking 1 and 2, for which there are prerequisites. Click here for the EPAUMC Laity Academy Web Page! See Pastor Stacy Gonzalez ([email protected])if you are interested in taking the Basic Course or becoming a Christ Servant Minister.
October 1-2 – Courses Held at In-Person Locations. Registration for the October in-person courses will open by mid-August.
SHOW YOUR CHURCH COLORS! ORDER YOUR SALEM- WEAR TODAY!
The link to the online order form: Salem Church | Mystic Screen Printing & Embroidery | powered by OrderMyGear (itemorder.com) Deadline for all Salem-Wear orders is Wednesday, July 14, 2021. The full payment amount of your Salem-Wear is due upon ordering. Please call the number provided by Mystic for questions (570)628-3520), or contact Christ Servant Minister (CSM) Brenda Binns for assistance ordering at (570-617-1342).
IT’S TIME TO ORDER SALEM-WEAR
It’s that time again to order Salem UMC clothing! Show your connection to our church when doing mission work, attending community functions, or serving pancakes for the UMW! And of course, wear your gear to church any Sunday!
There is no “fundraising mark up” for any of the items – these are Mystic’s prices for Salem, passed directly to you.With a mid-July order cut-off, we should have our new gear in time for our August and fall events. (Including the Annual Community Block Party on August 29th!)
Flyers showing the clothing and hats are available at the church, and if you can’t order online, please use a flyer to mark your preferences for size and quantity and drop your order off at church Sunday morning, or at the Church Office by the July 14 deadline, with a check for the full amount of your order.
JOIN US FOR WORSHIP
We are currently offering online livestreaming options for worship. Join us online wherever you are. We look forward to worshiping with you! Click here to connect with us live on facebook during worship! (times below)
8:45 am Traditional / 10:45 am Contemporary
(Livestreaming available for both times)
WHAT WE ARE DOING IN MISSION: CHURCH NEWS
We aren’t letting this pandemic slow our mission! We are still actively answering calls from those that need our help. Our community, friends and family are always here to help (now more than ever!) See where you can lend a hand to those in need, participate in volunteer opportunities, or just share your story. You can see others’ stories by viewing our CHURCH NEWS.
We are also actively looking for volunteers to help! Join a team and lend a hand. You can also view our procedures we are implementing to keep the church safe and secure for everyone. View our current list of procedures HERE.
FOLLOW OUR FACEBOOK FELLOWSHIP
Not only is Facebook great for socializing with fellow members of our congregation, but it allows us to stay connected to faith as well! We upload news, devotionals and our weekly Sunday Worship to Facebook. We share inspirational messages, photos, events and more from our congregation. You can follow us on social media to see what Salem is doing and connect with the congregation. Give us a like, comment, or share — and join in the conversation. Stay safe, stay updated, stay connected. Visit our Facebook Page HERE!