Category Archives: Worship

Sermon: Passing on a Legacy of Faith

“Passing on a Legacy of Faith,” sermon by Phoebe Lorraine Quaynor, Princeton United Methodist Church on Sunday, June 11, 2017 (Recognition Sunday) based on Exodus 3:1-6, and 9-10. Today as a church family we celebrate all things education! We celebrate … Continue reading

Posted in Sermon, Sunday School, Worship | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Sermon: Passing on a Legacy of Faith

Handbells Ring on Sunday May 21

If you loved the handbell concert on May 7, here is good news.  The handbell quartet will play for both services on Sunday, May 21 (that’s the Sunday Rev. Don Brash will preach). Also that day Hyosang Park will give … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Worship | Tagged , | Comments Off on Handbells Ring on Sunday May 21

Learning from Children and Trees

  The Children’s Choirs will present their musical, The Tale of Three Trees, on Sunday, April 23, at 9:30 and 11 a.m.  Written by Allen Pote and Tom Lang, and directed by Tom Shelton, this musical brings to life the … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Music, Worship | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Learning from Children and Trees

Gifts of the Dark Wood: The Gift of Temptation

Finding your unique life path takes courage, imagination, instinct, and a little nudging from the Holy Spirit, said Rev. Jana Purkis-Brash in a sermon Sunday, April 2, 2017, Princeton United Methodist Church. Her text was II Corinthians 5: 16-19    17 Anyone who is … Continue reading

Posted in Sermon, Worship | Tagged , | Comments Off on Gifts of the Dark Wood: The Gift of Temptation

Listening to Holy Week

Joyful music begins the Easter season at Princeton United Methodist Church  on Palm Sunday, April 9, at the 9:30 and 11 a.m. services. Tom Shelton directs the children’s choir at the 9:30 service. For Holy Thursday Communion, April 13, at … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Worship | Tagged , | Comments Off on Listening to Holy Week

Gifts of the Dark Wood: The Gift of Being Lost

Sermon by Cynthia Gordon, Sunday, March 26,  2017, Princeton United Methodist Church. Part of a sermon series based on the book by Eric Elnes: Gifts of the Dark Wood: Seven Blessings for Soulful Skeptics (and Other Wanderers), a guidebook for … Continue reading

Posted in Sermon, Worship | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Gifts of the Dark Wood: The Gift of Being Lost

Gifts of the Dark Wood

As our Lenten sermon series concludes, we might want to explore its theme more deeply in the source book, “Gifts of the Dark Wood: Seven blessings for souful skeptics (and other wanderers) by  Eric Elnes. It’s available in paperback for … Continue reading

Posted in Sermon, Worship | Tagged | Comments Off on Gifts of the Dark Wood

Gifts of the Dark Wood: The Gift of Being Thunderstruck

“At this my heart pounds and leaps from its place. 2 Listen! Listen to the roar of his voice, to the rumbling that comes from his mouth. 3 He unleashes his lightning beneath the whole heaven and sends it to the ends of the … Continue reading

Posted in Sermon, Worship | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Gifts of the Dark Wood: The Gift of Being Thunderstruck

Strategic Plan: Project Vibrant Worship

Worship is a huge part of our church life!  It is one of three elements in our Strategic Plan for 2017 (see complete document here). Church council members have been discussing at great length what worship experiences will serve both our … Continue reading

Posted in Church Council, Worship | Tagged , | Comments Off on Strategic Plan: Project Vibrant Worship

Lenten Tuesday at Noon: March 7

What’s it like to come to Mid-week Lenten Worship at Princeton UMC? The 30-minute services are Tuesdays from noon to 12:30 in the small chapel; entering by the ramp door. They continue every Tuesday through April 11 on the theme “Let … Continue reading

Posted in General, Worship | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Lenten Tuesday at Noon: March 7