Shepherdstown United Methodist Church
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Lent is a 40 day period (excluding Sundays) starting on Ash Wednesday to prepare for Easter.
It is a time of self-examination and reflection and an opportunity to focus on your relationship with God.
Come and Worship
March 6, 2019  7pm Ash Wednesday Service  held at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church at 5000 Simpson Ferry Road, Mechanicsburg
The Mechanicsburg Cluster of Churches hosts this service.  Pastors from each church in the cluster participate and everyone is welcome.
Wednesday Lenten Dinners and Worship will be held weekly from 5:45 - 6:45 in the basement Fellowship Hall at Shepherdstown UMC. Enjoy a fellowship meal and message. Please call the office at 717-766-3076, complete a registration or email the church at by Sunday if you plan to attend to ensure enough food is prepared. There is no cost but a basket will be available if you wish to make a donation.  Below are the topics for each week.
March 13 - Stamped with God's Image Genesis 1:26-31 
March 20 - God Will Win the Victory Genesis 3:1-7
March 27 - An Heir of God Romans 9-17 
April 3 - Your Prayers Have Power James 5:13-18 
April 10 - Grace for the Humble 1 Peter 5:1-5 
April 14, 2019 8:15 and 10:45am Palm Sunday Celebration - Start the beginning of Holy Week with a celebration of Jesus triumphant entry into Jerusalem.  
April 18, 2019 7pm Maundy Thursday Service with Communion - Join us in the sanctuary of Shepherdstown UMC as we remember the events leading up to the crucifixion and take communion just a Jesus did with his disciples.  
 April 19, 2019 7pm Good Friday Prayer Walk through Mechanicsburg  - Join other area churches to walk and pray through downtown Mechanicsburg. Start at one of the prayer sites and end together.  Select here for more details.
 April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday Services - Celebrate Jesus resurrection and the hope that gives us in one or more of the following services.
       6:15 am Sunrise Service - Youth prepare and run this service located in the side parking lot by the prayer garden weather permitting
       Immediately followed by Continental Breakfast - time of fellowship and celebration located in the Life Center adjacent to the sanctuary
       8:15 and 10:45 am Worship Services