Milford United Methodist Church

"Welcome to Milford United Methodist Church!  I found the people here warm and welcoming.  Please take a look around our website or contact Kelley in the church office.  She is happy to help in any way.  I hope to meet you at church."              

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Vision

Our Vision

Connect with God

Grow in Faith Together

Serve
Others

Our Mission

This Holiday Season, How Can I. . .

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Sunday Worship Services Sunday, Dec 2, 9, 23,30 10:00 am
Traditional service and celebration of the advent season. Join us this advent as we study the life of Joseph.
Cantata and Hand Bell Concert Sunday, Dec 16 10:00 am
A musical worship celebration.
Third Saturday Service Saturday, Dec 15 5:00 pm service cancelled
A casual, band-led worship experience.
Blue Christmas Service Thursday, Dec 20 7:00 pm
Feeling a little blue this holiday season? This is a special service for those who may have suffered a loss or are just overwhelmed by the holiday season.
Christmas Eve Services Monday, Dec 24 7:30 and 11:00 pm
Celebrate the birth of Jesus at an early family service or the later candlelight service.
Personal Reflection Time Anyplace Anytime
Take some time each day for personal reflection. This can be in the form of prayer, scripture reading, or quiet contemplation. Just 5 minutes of quiet time will draw you closer to God.

GROW IN FAITH TOGETHER #2A54D

Hanging of the Greens Sun, Nov 25 12:00 pm
Join together with others as we decorate the church for the holiday season.
Wednesday Bible Study Wed, Nov 28, Dec 5, 12,19 10:00 am
Sunday Bible Study Sun, Nov 25, Dec 2, 7, 16, 23 11:00 am
Study the birth of Jesus and the events leading up to it through the eyes of Joseph. This will be in conjunction with the Sunday worship service.
Advent Tea Tuesday, Dec 11 7:00 pm
Join in fellowship with women of the church at this annual event sponsored by the United Methodist Women (UMW).
Professional Women’s Small Group Thursday, Dec 13 7:00 pm
Grow spiritually and build stronger relationships with other working women. Learn from faithful women in the Bible who face the same struggles as women today.
UMW–Mary Martha Circle Tuesday, Dec 18 7:00 pm
A casual gathering for the holiday season to share stories, fellowship, and treats! Bring a small gift to exchange.

Family Devotion Time Home Anytime
The advent season is a great time to for a family devotion time. It can be daily or weekly. Read about the birth of Jesus in Luke 2:1-20 or Matthew 1:18-25, light an advent candle, count down to Christmas with an advent calendar, set up a nativity scene adding one piece daily, or discuss weekly sermon topics with your spouse or older children.

SERVE OTHERS

Community Sharing Gift Certificates Sunday, Nov and Dec 10:00 am
Proceeds from the noisy offering during the Sunday service in November and December will be used to purchase holiday gift certificates for Community Sharing.
Stitching for Others Wednesday Mornings 10:00 am
Join this dedicated group of people who sew quilts for those in our church and our community who are hurting or in need.
Mitten Tree December and January Anytime
Placing a new hat or pair of mittens or gloves on the tree in the fellowship hall will help to keep some person warm this holiday season.
Cass Community Service Presents Through Dec 9
As in prior years, we will be collecting presents for Cass Community Center. This year, we would also like to include gifts for single Moms and children in homeless shelter. Place your wrapped gift in box in Fellowship Hall including a tag indicating who gift is for. Suggested gifts are warm clothes, undergarments, socks, etc.
UMW Cookie Walk Saturday, Dec 8 9:00 am
Bake cookies or help at the church the day of the sale. Proceeds from the Cookie Walk go to the missions supported by Milford United Methodist Women.
West Hickory Haven Outreach Tuesday, Dec 10 10:00 am
Visit and show God’s love to the residents of this nursing facility.
Holiday Charities Anytime
Opportunities are numerous during the holiday season. Whether you shovel snow for neighbor, put some pennies in a red kettle, serve meals at a homeless shelter, or send a card to a homebound church member, always do so with a cheerful heart and a prayer for those who will receive this kindness.

Ministries

Our Ministries

Worship Services

We offer a Sunday worship service starting at 10 a.m. and each third Saturday of the month at 5 p.m. we offer a casual band-led service.

Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministry is a one-to-one lay caring ministry that provides high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting.

Music Ministries

We invite you to share your musical talents from harp to snare drum or from hand bells to chancel choir.

Group Ministries

A variety of special interest groups meet weekly or monthly. Join anytime!

Missions

We invite you to serve on short term projects or on-going missions, local and beyond.

Friends Preschool

Friends Preschool and Kindergarten is a ministry of Milford United Methodist Church serving 80 children each week.