Shepherdstown United Methodist Church
Monday, July 16, 2018
Special Events
 Annual Church Christmas Program
Interested participants of all ages meet every Sunday Night in November at 4pm to plan and practice for the Christmas program.  Craft/service projects are available during the down time.  A fellowship dinner is served each night at 5:30.  You do not have to be present each week to participate.  The actual Christmas program is held the first Sunday of December at 4pm followed by a fellowship dinner for everyone attending.
Vacation Bible School - Recap and 2019 Dates
Standard Kids Klubs
Kids Klubs are fellowship activities for children in grades k-5 unless otherwise specified held at various times throughout the year.  Certain Klubs are held every year:
Chocolate Making  - learn how to make chocolate covered treats and keep your work.
Muffin Making: Usually the Friday before Mother's day (May 6 2016 - 6-8pm) prepare and bake muffins for Mother's day breakfast during Sunday School hour on Mother's Day.
Summer Missions:  multiple events to serve family, church and community. 
July 12 - Meet in the Fellowship Hall at 10:00 to decorate and package cupcakes and personalize cards for Meals on Wheels. Pick up at noon.
July 18 - Plarn and Pizza- Meet in the Fellowship Hall with special guest Emily Gochenaur who will tell us about the non-profit she started providing knitted items to those in need.  Help make plarn (plastic yarn) and learn how to make hats and mats.  Adults welcome to join us.  Lunch will include top your own pizza.  Pre-registration required.
July 24 - Impact sendoff and Game night- play games while the youth pack and join us for dinner (hot dogs, mac&cheese, taco casserole, nachos plus ICE CREAM!) as we send the youth off to IMPACT with our prayers and good wishes. 
August 2 - Youth and children will be traveling to Bethany Towers in Mechanicsburg to do sand art and play games for Beach themed fun with residents.  Meet at the church at 9:30.  We will leave at 9:40 in the church van or private vehicles and return by 11:30. Pre-registration and permission slip required.  
August 9 - Meet in the Fellowship Hall at 9:30 to prepare a meal to take home for your family.  Pick up at 11:00. Pre-registration required.
August 16 - Meet in the Fellowship Hall at 9:30 to finish prepping a meal, then enjoy games, lunch and BINGO with friends from Shepherdstown.
Gingerbread House:  Enjoy dinner, games, decorate a gingerbread house and watch a movie. Usually the second Saturday in December from 5-8 pm. 
Faithwalk Sunday
Generally the last Sunday in August.  Children present the 8:15 and 9:45 worship services.  Grade promotions are acknowledged and bibles are presented to those entering 2nd and 6th grades.

 Sunday, September 3  Return to Fall Sunday School Schedule Join us Anytime!

This Sunday marks the return to Sunday School classes by grade.  Pre-school Children meet in pre-school room directly across from the Children's Center.  Children in grades kindergarten thru 5th grade will meet in the Children's Center for a short opening and then divide into small groups based on grade.  All classrooms are located in the Children's Center this year including the kindergarten.  Tentatively, our teachers include:
Pre-School:  Ronnie Trimmer, Sara Trimmer, Sarah Bartlett 
Kindergarten/First Grade:  Sarah Crone, Pam Martz, Angela Trimmer
Second/Third Grade: Wendy Callahan, Kerry Finley, Kassy Shute, Marsha Shoop
Fourth/Fifth Grade: Ann Baer, Louise Henry, Kassy Shute, Lori Weicht