Friday, April 28, 2017

Durham Aldersgate to Share Easter Cantata


The chancel choir of our "sister" church, Aldersgate UMC in Durham will come to Aldersgate in Chapel Hill on Wednesday, May 3, at 7 p.m. to present their Easter Cantata,“This Changes Everything,” by Marty Funderburk and Joseph Habedank. All are invited!

Thursday, April 6, 2017

2017 Holy Week Schedule


All are invited to all events!

* Thursday, April 13, is Maundy Thursday, when we comemmorate the Last Supper. We will have a 7 p.m. worship service that includes Holy Communion.

* Good Friday, April 14 -- Stations of the cross; church will be open noon-3 p.m.

* Sunday, April 16, is EASTER. Come celebrate the resurrection of our Lord! We'll share a congregational covered-dish breakfast at 10 a.m., followed by our worship service with Communion at 11 a.m. Bring a dish to share -- and also some flowers for the cross.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Preschool Sunday is Feb. 12, 2017

Preschoolers at play at Aldersgate
Please join us for Preschool Sunday at 11 a.m. on Feb. 12, 2017. We'll have a family-friendly worship service, followed by a bake sale fund-raiser for the preschool, in the fellowship hall. All are welcome, especially children!

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Thank you for your generosity!

Ann, Janice, and Wendy deliver gifts to HomeStart
Thank you, Aldersgate, for the generous way you have responded to local needs during December and January. On Tuesday of this week, Ann, Janice, Wendy, and Pastor Cheryl delivered bags and bags of wrapped gifts to HomeStart, the Chapel Hill shelter for women and children, to start a new gift closet for non-Christmas gifts. We also gave the shelter a check for $405, collected on Christmas Eve. The T-shirts in the photo are for A Lotta Love, a local company that donates time, money, and creativity to create colorful, welcoming decor in the bedrooms at HomeStart. See -- http://www.alottalove.org/.

Yesterday, Pastor Cheryl also gave two checks from Aldersgate to the social worker at Glenwood Elementary to help two immigrant families (with children at Glenwood) keep their homes. These parents are seeking asylum, want to work, but do not yet have work permits. Each family had about $600 applied to their rents. The families, the school, and the social workers at Glenwood Elementary wish to express their gratitude to Aldersgate.

Thanks, Aldersgate. The church's generosity is heart-warming on these cold winter days.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Merry Christmas!


Merry Christmas, everyone! Thank you to Aldersgate UMC for shining brightly with the love of Christ. Don't forget that we will receive a special offering again next Sunday, Jan. 1, for two immigrant families with children at Glenwood Elementary School, who are in danger of losing their homes. Make checks payable to Aldersgate and write "special offering" on the notation line. We are working with the social worker at that school to help make a rent payment.

For all those who asked for a copy of "The Christmas Quiz" today, here's a link to my sermon site:
http://sweetspot40.blogspot.com/

Have a wonderful week!
Blessings,
Pastor Cheryl

Monday, December 19, 2016

Christmas Eve


Aldersgate will hold a family-friendly candlelight Christmas Eve worship service on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. at the church, 632 Laurel Hill Rd., in Chapel Hill. All are welcome. Come celebrate the birth of the King!