Sunday Services


Worship Service*
Adult Sunday School
8:30 a.m
.

Worship Service*
Children's
Sunday School

10:00 a.m.


*Child care
available

 

Welcome to Mesa Verde United Methodist Church!

Thanks for visiting us online.

We are a caring and accepting family of seekers, believers, and doubters. We are united in knowing we love one another and that God loves us. We are open to everyonethose with questions, those looking for a spiritual home, and those with faith stories to tell. We believe in growing in grace, having fellowship and fun, and in making a difference in the world.

Mesa Verde UMC is a reconciling church. We affirm that through God's redeeming love for all, we are one in Christ. We respect the inherent and valuable contributions each member makes to the body of Christ. We celebrate our diversity and recognize the sacred worth and dignity of all persons regardless of sexual orientation, gender identification, race, age, ethnicity, physical or mental capacity, education, or economic or marital status.

 The Brown Bag Program days for this month are Dec. 12 and 23.

The church office will be open until noon, Dec. 24, and closed Dec. 25-26.  It will also be closed Jan. 1.

Bible Study is suspended until Wed., Jan. 7.

 


Mark Your Calendar!


Dec. 3 - Hospitality Kitchen, 11 am-1:30 pm, Meet in kitchen in Fellowship Hall

Dec. 3 - UMW Christmas Party, 6 pm, Fellowship Hall

Dec. 7 - All-Church Christmas Party, 5 pm, Fellowship Hall

Dec. 12 - Brown Bag Program, 1-3 pm, Fellowship Hall

Dec. 14 - Christmas Concert, 11:30 am, Sanctuary

Dec. 21 - Youth Christmas Pageant, Both Services, Sanctuary

Dec. 22 - Christmas Caroling, 4:30 pm, Meet in Fellowship Hall

Dec. 23 - Brown Bag Program, 1-3 pm, Fellowship Hall

Dec. 24 - Christmas Eve Service, 9 pm, Sanctuary

*For more information on these events, go to our Upcoming Events page.


In the Know

Bible Study Led by Pastor Brent

Pastor Brent leads a weekly (more or less) Bible study on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 am. Everyone is invited. We  meet in the conference room in the Administration Building.

Sunday School

Sunday School children should go into church first thing for a Moments with Children. Then they will go to their classes.

Emergency Cards Now Available

Have you filled out your emergency card yet? Everyone is encouraged to do so and turn it into the church office. The info on your card can save precious time if it is necessary for us to call the paramedics while you are at the church. It also provides us with contact information for your family should we need to reach them. We realize the cards contain personal and private data. Be assured that they will be kept in a secure location in the church office and that your information will be kept confidential. If you need a blank card, contact the church office or pick one up in the narthex on Sunday morning.

Prayer Request Cards

Green prayer request cards are available on Sunday mornings in the seat pockets of the chairs. You are welcome to fill out your prayer requests in order that they may become a part of the prayers of the community. Your prayer requests can also be communicated with the office in this way so that they will be included in the prayer chain.

Flower Chart

The new flower chart is up in the narthex. Please sign up to put flowers on the altar. Fresh cut flowers from your own garden (no, you can't pick the neighbors' blooms) are welcome!

Brown Bag Food Distribution Program

Mesa Verde UMC is honored to be part of Second Harvest's Brown Bag program. It is open to seniors 60 and over whose income does not exceed $1,354/mo. per person or $1,821/mo. per couple. There is no charge. Qualified participants may participate in other food programs, as well. See the calendar above for dates of distribution.

Grocery Sacks Needed for Brown Bag Program

We are in need of standard grocery store paper bags for the Brown Bag Program. Please drop them off in the kitchen or the church office.

Greeters Needed

We need greeters! Please take a moment to sign up on the bulletin board on the patio this Sunday!

   

 
 

If we haven't seen you at our church yet, we figure it's probably one of 10 reasons. What are they? Click here to find out!

 

We are a Stephen Ministry church. For more informmation, click here.

 

Scribbles is our church magazine! To read the latest edition, click on the image below.

Previous issues:
Vol. 1, No. 4
Vol. 1, No. 3
Vol. 1, No. 2
Vol. 1, No. 1


       


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There is a new way to donate to Mesa Verde United Methodist Church–by shopping with Amazon. When you sign up, Amazon donates a portion of what you spend to our church! It costs nothing and signing up is simple.

Go to https://smile.amazon.com and sign in using your existing Amazon user name and password.  If you’re not already an Amazon shopper you can create them. You will log on and be able to choose MVUMC as your charity. Choose us by typing in Mesa Verde United Methodist Church. If you use the standard amazon.com link your shopping will not benefit MVUMC, so be sure to change your bookmark or favorites link to https://smile.amazon.com.

You will be on the full Amazon.com website, but in the upper left corner of your screen it will say, “Supporting Mesa Verde United Methodist Church.” Now you can support the church simply by buying what you want online.


What's New

Join us Dec. 14, at 11:30 am for a “Red, White, and Blue Christmas” as the Chancel Choir, Rejoice Chamber Choir, and Sanctuary Bells explore American Christmas music in a concert full of old favorites and new surprises! Reception to follow. A freewill offering will offering will be taken. For more information, contact Matthew Martinez or the church office.


What's Doing

Dec. 7 is our annual all-church Christmas party! There's food, crafts, and caroling. And, oh yes, you can have your picture taken with Santa! Cost is $6 for thos 6 years and older; children 5 and under are free. Dinner starts at 5:00 pm sharp. Don’t be late! Sign up on the patio so we’ll know how much food we need. For questions, contact Allison Rudalevige or the church office.

 

What's Up

This year's pageant, "Aaron, the Allergic Shepherd," will be performed both services Dec. 21.  There's a new shepherd on the job in Bethlehem, but he's got a problem...he's allergic to sheep! Meanwhile, a miracle is about to happen up the street in a local stable. For more information, contact Matthew Martinez or the church office.
 


What Else

All women of the church are invited to Mesa Verde United Methodist Women’s annual salad and dessert Christmas dinner and installation of officers. This is always a joyous occasion and always well attended. Sign up on the patio to bring food or to help with setup or cleanup. Extra hands are always welcome! For more information, contact Eva Coutu or Diane Denbow.