Welcome to Epworth United Methodist
Church — Franklin, TN
Whether you are a member of this congregation or a visitor to our church, you are not meant to be a stranger. Be assured that you are welcome. Let us extend a hand of friendship to one another.
Visiting Epworth? Come on in!
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There will be a Native American Resource Day at Blackburn UMC in Murfreesboro from 1:30-4:30 pm on Sunday, March 9th. Contact Kathy Heard for more information.
Prayer For Mission Impact Celebration
April 4-6, 2014
Be in prayer for Our Mission Impact Celebration weekend. Pray that through the power of the Holy Spirit, our lives will be transformed. Pray for Kathy Heard, who is chair of our Missions Outreach Team and Mission Impact Celebration. Also be in prayer for the team as planning and implementation continues. Pray that the power of the Holy Spirit will lead us to a transforming weekend. Pray that we are inspired to be deliberate in seeking our personal mission and ministry.
Job Opening at Epworth:
Director of Children and Family Ministries
Serves as staff member of Epworth United Methodist Church with overall responsibility for creating and driving implementation of a progressive children’s ministry and family ministry. Develops and implements plans for each ministry in collaboration with Church Council and aligned with the vision and mission of Epworth UMC. Click here for full description.
Pancake Breakfast & More, March 22
Mark your calendars for the upcoming Country Ham, Pancakes and More Breakfast on Saturday, March 22 from 6:30am- 9:30am in Vaden Hall sponsored by the Chancel Choir!
O U T R E A C H O P P O R T U N I T I E S
FUT Bridge — Feeding the Homeless
Feeding Under the Bridge will be Friday night, March 21. There is a carpool from the parking lot beside Steak n Shake at 4:40 p.m. or you can meet at the Salvation Army Center in Nashville at 5:30 p.m. For questions, contact Teresa Gary or Tim Underwood.
Blue Monarch is celebrating paying off their debt of $1 million! You are invited to join the celebration Sunday, March 9, at 3 p.m. If you would like directions or want to carpool, contact Kathy Heard.
England Journey of Faith:
Music & Ministry Tour "With Laurie Harper Evans"
An amazing tour (singers and non-singers) in England this summer (June 5-13, 2014). Imagine a pilgrimage through England, tracing the steps of the Wesley's (London, Epworth: birthplace of John Wesley, Bristol) and performing in some of the most meaningful and historic locations... all central to our Methodist faith and tradition!
> Click here for more information on the Tour...
Epworth Information Update Form
We are in the process of updating and adding to the information that is in our church’s data base. Please click on the link here to fill out the online form. Thank you for your participation in this endeavor. The information you provide will enable the church staff and volunteers to serve your needs better. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the church office at 615-790-6695.
N E W S L E T T E R S
• "The Good News" Letter (PDF)
• "The Good News" Letter (PDF)
Dr. Gary Chapman, relationship expert and the author of the New York Times best selling The Five Love Languages as well as many other books, states that there are two essentials for good relationships. First, people have to feel loved and appreciated. Second, people have to deal effectively with failures.. Click here for more.
Pastor Chip Hunter's Blog
Church Calendar for this week:
New Site (N) Historic Site (H)
Sunday, March 2
8:00 a.m. Worship (N)
9:15 a.m. Sunday School (N) (H)
10:30 a.m. Worship (N)
4:00 p.m. Youth (H)
6:30 p.m. Church Council (H)
Monday, March 3
6:30 p.m. Cub Scouts (H)
6:30 p.m. Boy Scout Leaders (H)
7:00 p.m. Handbells (N)
Tuesday, March 4
6:30 p.m. Boy Scouts (H)
Wednesday, March 5
9:30 a.m. Women’s Bible Study (H)
6:00 p.m. Chancel Choir (N)
7:00 p.m. ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE (N)
Thursday, March 6
10:00 a.m. Lenten Study (N)
6:30 p.m. Lamplighters UMW (H)
6:30 p.m. Lenten Study (N)
Friday, March 7
10:00 a.m. Women’s Bible Study (N)
Saturday, March 8
4 – 7 p.m. Cub Scouts Blue & Gold Banquet
This page features past sermons of Pastor Chip and others. Located in the Worship and Music area. Click here to listen.
This sermon series by Pastor Chip is online in the form of audio files with notes. Located in the "About Us" section of the website. Click here to listen.
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