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CHRISTMAS EVE WORSHIP SERVICE

Since Christmas Day falls on a Sunday this year, the church administrative council has chosen to have our worship service and Christmas Eve service all in one service on Saturday, December 24th, 2016 at 6:30 PM.

Welcome to the Douglass United Methodist Church!

Welcome to the official website of the Douglass United Methodist Church! On this site, you can find helpful information about our church such as the history of Douglass UMC, how to contact us, and church events & community happenings. We hope you enjoy your virtual visit and we hope to see you here in person soon!

The Douglass United Methodist Church or DUMC for short is the United Methodist Church in the town of Douglass, Kansas. Douglass is a small, quiet community located in the Southwestern part of Butler County along Highway 77. Our church has a lot to offer from Worship to Church Choir. If you are in the area on Sunday Morning, stop in and join us for Fellowship and Worship. Sunday services are normally lead by our Pastor, Dan Ferguson.

***Merry Christmas from the Douglass United Methodist Church!***

Hope everyone has a safe and blessed holiday season!

Local Weather Conditions

Weekly Schedule

Sunday Mornings
9:45 AM - Sunday School
10:40 AM - Fellowship
11:00 AM - Worship
Wednesday Evenings (September-May)
5:30 PM - Wednesday Night Dinner
6:30 PM - DUMC Choir Practice

1st Saturday of the Month
9:00 AM - United Methodist Women

2nd Saturday of the Month
8:00 AM - United Methodist Men

This Week's Announcements

  • Angel Tree: On Sunday, November 27th, we will begin sponsoring angels on the Angel Tree. All angel tree gifts must be turned in and under the tree by December 14th
  • Book Discussion: The next meeting will be on November 30th at 7:30 PM to discuss the book, Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult. Contact person is Jeannine Cody.
  • Whitehead Winter Ball & Silent Auction: Donations are needed by December 1st with the silent auction being held on the 3rd of December at the Community Building. Point of contact is Helby Reed and more information is on the sheet in the Lobby.
  • Ministerial Alliance: Heads up! In advance of gathering Christmas food boxes, Sheryl Brotton asks that we start accumulating bags of sugar and flour and large boxes to carry the food that we supply. Volunteers needed for distribution as well.
  • Christmas Boxes: On December 13th sort canned goods at the Christian Church after taking food items from the DUMC to be added. On December 15th, box food items and toys that have been collected at the Christian Church. Bring boxes, dollies and trucks to return with everything to the DUMC. On December 16th, pick up ham, potatoes and bread at the Christian Church and return with them to the Methodist Church. Put collected Angel Tree gifts with the food boxes (keep ham refrigerated). On December 17th, have breakfast at the Senior Center. Return to Methodist church pick up and deliver Christmas boxes and poinsettias between 9 and 10 am.
  • Community Carols: We will join with the Christian Church at the High School Auditorium for community carols on December 14th at 7 pm.
  • Christmas Eve Service: As Christmas Day falls on a Sunday this year, we have agreed to hold our worship service on Christmas Eve at 6:30 p.m. Therefore, there will be no worship service on Christmas Sunday.
  • Hope Connections: Volunteers are needed in the main office in Rose Hill from 5 to 7 pm Monday and 11 am to 1 pm on Wednesdays. Point of contact is Sheryl Brotton.
  • United Methodist Women: UMW will meet on Saturday, December 3rd at 9:00 a.m. The members will have their Christmas White Elephant Gift Exchange.
  • Poinsettias for Christmas: Please use the sign-up sheet in the Lobby for ordering poinsettias in memory / honor of your loved one. Point of contact is Hazel Jones.

Church Events & Community Happenings

Date
Sunday Worship Service Sun, 12/04/2016 - 11:00 - 12:00
Wednesday Night Dinner Wed, 12/07/2016 - 17:30 - 18:30
Choir Practice Wed, 12/07/2016 - 18:30 - 19:30
Sunday Worship Service Sun, 12/11/2016 - 11:00 - 12:00
Wednesday Night Dinner Wed, 12/14/2016 - 17:30 - 18:30
Choir Practice Wed, 12/14/2016 - 18:30 - 19:30
Sunday Worship Service Sun, 12/18/2016 - 11:00 - 12:00
Wednesday Night Dinner Wed, 12/21/2016 - 17:30 - 18:30
Choir Practice Wed, 12/21/2016 - 18:30 - 19:30
Sunday Worship Service Sun, 12/25/2016 - 11:00 - 12:00

Weekly Announcement Phone Calls

Each week, Pastor Dan and/or Larry Darter will send out a phone call to people who are signed up. These calls talk about upcoming church events & community happenings. Pastor Dan will call occasionally and tell what he will be talking about in "The Word Proclaimed" section of our service. If you are signed up to get these calls and you are not getting them or you would like to get these calls, please ask Larry Darter or call the church office at (316) 747-3134.

Wednesday Night Dinner

Every Wednesday at 5:30 PM, We will host our Wednesday Night Dinner. Join us in the Fellowship Hall for a great meal made by members of the congregation. If you have any questions, please contact the church office at (316) 747-3134.

THIS WEEK'S MENU

  • Fried Chicken
  • Sides
  • Desserts

We would like to thank everyone who has been helping to prepare the food and setup for the dinners.

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All We are Missing is... YOU!

Thanks for visiting the Douglass United Methodist Church on the web. Make sure to come visit us in person for our Sunday Worship service. Have a great and blessed day!

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