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Boonton UMC 


March 27, 2022
4th Sunday of Lent

Sunday worship at 11:15am -
In-Person and on YouTube
Boonton UMC: A fun, musical, relevant, relational, and compassionate church
where people find hope, healing, and wholeness.
Methodists say trespasses, Presbyterians say debts, and others say sins. Who's right? Well, regardless of how you say the next part of the Lord's Prayer, the topic of forgiveness is one that is key to our faith.

Join us this Sunday for a special service and an unforgettable skit that will help to bring the familiar words of the Lord's Prayer to life in a way like never before.


Whether in-person or on YouTube,
 we look forward to seeing you at 11:15am Sunday!
For Sunday Worship
Click HERE to View This Sunday's Bulletin
Click HERE at 11:15am Sunday if Worshiping with us on YouTube
TONIGHT!: Prayer Vigil for Ukraine

Our friends over at Rockaway Valley UMC are having a prayer vigil for Ukraine TONIGHT at 6:30pm. The address is 38 Valley Rd. in Boonton Township, NJ and all are welcome.
TOMORROW!: Church Work Day 

Saturday, March 26th at 9am
Join us for a church work day in our fellowship hall starting at 9am on Saturday, March 26th. We have lots of projects and tasks to work on and are calling on all church members who can join us to help! For questions, call Carl Lewis at (973) 800-4779.
Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 9th at 11am

Interested in helping out with our Easter Egg Hunt this year? Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 9th and reach out to Michelle Radford at malbano57@gmail.com if interested in volunteering!

Check out the flyer below for more information, and we invite you to start spreading the word!
Another Egg Hunting Opportunity

And our friends over at Montville UMC are having their egg hunt in the afternoon, from 1 to 3pm, on the same day if families want to "hop" from one to the other!
For Those Planning to Help with our April 9th Event

(for Safe Sanctuaries)

 
We invite you to email Pastor Donald to receive a link for some videos to watch to become Safe Sanctuary certified. This certification is for all those planning to volunteer or work with children or youth in any capacity in the year ahead.
NEW!

Special Sunday School Announcement

Our Sunday School has been working on an exciting bulletin board project. Be sure to check it out in the narthex before leaving church this Sunday!
Reading the

Gospels during Lent:


We've Started Luke!


We just started in the book of Luke yesterday. Join us as we continue to read two chapters a day until the end of Lent!
Lenten Study

Thursdays at 7pm


Join us every Thursday evening in Lent at 7pm in the narthex of Boonton UMC! We'll be reading through Dietrich Bonhoeffer's book "Meditations on the Cross."
And if you can't join us in-person, know that you're welcome to join us via Zoom at the following link: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8537182720?pwd=bmdLSEhCOGVOdzNSU0J2azcvM1QvZz09
Additional Small Group Opportunity

Our Wednesday morning Bible Study is taking a break for the season of Lent. For those interested in still being a part of a morning study, we invite you to consider joining our friends at Montville UMC at 10am each Tuesday for a Lenten study that will compare Jesus’ journey to the cross in the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
Hungry to Whole
 

Inspired by “The Daniel Plan” book and John Wesley’s Holy Clubs, Hungry to Whole is grounded in Psalm 107:9 – “God satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things” (NIV). Our prayer is that those who come hungry each week would leave whole in more than one way.
 

On the Horizon for this Coming Week

Non-Dinner Gathering/Experience: Mar 30th: Day of Fasting.
Consider joining us, whether for one meal or all day. There will be group prayer sessions on Zoom at 8am, 12 noon, and 6pm.

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8537182720?pwd=bmdLSEhCOGVOdzNSU0J2azcvM1QvZz09

Reminder: Calling All Plastic Bags

Our Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry is seeking to collect as many plastic grocery bags as possible before May, when they will no longer be available in our state. Please drop by any plastic grocery bags at our church or the food pantry to help toward this endeavor!

On the Horizon: Relay for Life

Saturday, June 11th

at Montville Township High School

with special fundraising event

on Monday, May 16th

at RVA Fields in Boonton Township

Click HERE to Join Our MUMC/BUMC Relay for Life Team!

Relay for Life
 
After two years of being virtual, our broader community’s Relay for Life is happening in-person on the evening of Saturday, June 11th at the Montville Township High School track! The theme is crazy hats, and we invite you to join us as we put a cap on cancer together!

Also, leading up to the event, on Monday, May 16th, Pastor Donald (aka the Running Reverend/ Running Relayer) will be doing a 24-hour fundraising run for our church relay team. See Pastor Donald or click the button below if interested in signing up for our church’s Relay for Life Team.

And, in the meantime, mark down June 11th (as well as May 16th) on your calendars
 and start thinking about the crazy hat you might consider adorning!
Click HERE to Check Out This Week's Terrific Tuesday Devotional from Pastor Donald!
Click HERE to Read This Week's GNJ Digest with Helpful Information and Resources from Our Conference
Did you miss last week's worship service?
Check it out by clicking HERE!
PRAYER
Have prayer requests you'd like us to lift up?
Just click below and fill out the online prayer request form!
Click HERE to Submit any Joys or Concerns you have for the week
GIVING

For tithes and offerings you have for this Sunday, we invite you to bring them with you and drop them off in the offering plates in the back of the sanctuary.

You are also welcome to continue giving in the following ways:

1) Give online by clicking the following
 link:

OR

2) Mail in your offering to the church:
Boonton UMC
626 Lathrop Ave.,
Boonton, NJ 07005
Special Giving Invitation for Ukraine
United Methodists and others wishing to provide humanitarian assistance to the Ukrainian people in the wake of the Russian invasion of their country may contribute to Advance #982450, UMCOR International Disaster Response and Recovery. This fund will provide direct assistance to those in Ukraine as well as assistance to Ukrainians fleeing to neighboring countries.
 
Gifts to support the people of Ukraine can be made in the following ways:
  • Online at https://umcmission.org/advance-project/982450
  • By toll free telephone: 888-252-6174
  • By check with “Advance #982450-Ukraine” written on the memo line, either mailed and addressed to Global Ministries/UMCOR, GPO, P.O. Box 9068, New York, NY, 10087-9068 or given at or through our church at Boonton UMC.

One hundred percent of all Advance contributions go to the designated cause.
The United Methodist community in Ukraine, though quite small, is actively engaged in assisting neighbors in need. Global Ministries is in touch with the church’s leadership as well as with church leaders in countries welcoming those who are fleeing from violence in Ukraine. 
What's Going on in the

Neighborhood?
A Resource for Veterans & Their Families
Know a veteran in Morris County?
Be sure to pass along this information!
Health & Wellness Events

in March
Atlantic Health has a number of wonderful and free events connected to well-being that are available to anyone who may be interested. You can check some of them out by clicking below!:
 
Click HERE to Find Out More Information and See the Full Listing of What's Being Offered!
Use Amazon Smile for an Easy Way to Raise Money for Our Church!
People can support our church with the Amazon shopping app on their phone! Simply follow these instructions to do so:
  1. Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device
  2. Go into the main menu of the Amazon Shopping app and tap into 'Settings'
  3. Tap 'AmazonSmile' and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process
If you do not have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping app, you'll need to update your app. Click here for instructions on how to do that.
Or if using your computer instead of the app,
just make sure to go to 
https://smile.amazon.com/ch/22-2136351 and select United Methodist Church of Boonton for your charity, to ensure 0.5% of any Amazon purchase made goes to our church.

Thank you in advance!
Boonton United Methodist Church

626 Lathrop Ave., Boonton, NJ 07005

 






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