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Welcome to Vicksburg United Methodist Church

OPEN HEARTS. OPEN MINDS. OPEN DOORS.

Vicksburg United Methodist Church, a Registered National Landmark, is a beautiful, active church located in the heart of Vicksburg and has been serving the area in the name of Christ since 1840. The building, having been preserved in the village is a statement of faith to the community and open to many groups for their use. Each beautiful and inspirational stained glass window, enjoyed by all, proclaims a message of its own. If you are searching for an enthusiastic, caring congregation, we invite you to worship with us.

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vbflagMonday night volleyball returns November 14!  If you are interested in playing please contact Lori Ensing at lori.ensing@sbcglobal.net.

pballPickleball
Whether you're an experienced player or trying pickleball for the first time, you're invited to come and enjoy a fun way to get some exercise. While there is no minimum age limit, younger players should at least be in middle school. There is certainly no upper age limit, since many pickleball players remain competitive well into their 70's and 80's. Pickleball equipment (paddles, balls, nets) will be provided.
Weekly Pickleball at VUMC will continue on Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:00pm in the Family Life Center. We may occasionally play outdoors, if weather permits. Feel free to contact Ken Cron (649-1745, VultureTBird@cs.com) if you have questions or want additional information. We hope you can join us for pickleball.


knitartThere is a new group meeting here at VUMC; Knit & Stitch 2gether. It meets Fridays from 10am-12pm. Bring your projects; knitting, crocheti ng, hand stitching of any kind. There will be patterns available for charitable knitting. If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Beams (649-2412).


specialVicksburg United Methodist Church offers a Special Needs Worship Service for children between the ages of 6 and 18. This ministry is designed for children with special needs which impede their ability to participate in the 11 am worship services.
For complete information including registration form, click HERE.
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Everyone is invited to an evening of music for all to enjoy presented by Ken and Jolene Cron. The program will be Tuesday, December 6 at 7:00 p.m. It will be held at Vicksburg United Methodist Church. Light refreshments and fellowship will follow the program. A freewill offering will be taken.


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The traditional Christmas Band will play in church on December 18 for the 11:00 service. All high school and adult instrumentalists are invited to join in playing several Christmas carols. The music is pretty simple, and we would love to have a big group with a variety of instruments. Please contact Jolene Cron (vixcrons@cs.com or 649-1745) or Ken Cron at the sound booth if you are interested.


membeshipAll adults and high school students who are interested in joining Vicksburg United Methodist Church are invited to attend two orientation sessions that will be held from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 27 and Tuesday, January 3.
These classes will prepare persons to become members of our church family and the global United Methodist Church, but persons may choose at the end of the classes whether or not they wish to join. The classes may also be of interest to persons who are already members but want to learn more about The United Methodist Church or our local congregation.
Our new members will be welcomed into the congregation during the worship services on Sunday, January 8. For more information, contact Pastor Buff.
Heart & Hands Preschool is now enrolling for the 2015-16 school year. Brochures are available at the Welcome Center or link to page. Any questions, please contact Amber Morris (649-2343 ext 106).
We still have openings in all of our classes for fall 2016.
Please pass on this info to your friends and neighbors. Word of mouth is our best form of advertising! Call Amber at 649-2343 ext 106 or email heartandhands@vicksburgumc.org for more information about our preschool.

Catch up on Sermons

You can now hear Sermons from Sunday's Worship Services online!

Did you miss a sermon? Or maybe there is one you want to listen and soak in again? Or maybe you want to share a sermon with friends?

Check out our Bulletins & Sermons Page! We will save each sermon for 3 months.


Did you know you can give to VUMC as you shop, without spending a cent more?

Click HERE to find out more...


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See our Members Area for more information about ordering gift cards (more than 100 are available for everyday purchases!). Orders are placed on the 1st & the 15th of each month.


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Fast Track is an adaptation of the original, bestselling Disciple Bible Study: Becoming Disciples through Bible Study. It is ideal for busy people who wants to fit a comprehensive Bible study into their schedule. Classes will meet on Thursdays for a total of 24 weeks beginning September 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fish Room.
We will be studying the Old and New Testaments for 12 sessions each. Daily preparation is manageable, with only 3–5 chapters of the Bible to read each day. Weekly sessions last 75 minutes. Join us, won’t you? Contact John Cleveland, 649-1405, or the Church office, 649-2343, to let us know you’re interested. (We just eliminated the “but first” syndrome for you!)

3x8Plans are being made to develop some small-group dinner parties in an effort to get to know others better. Each group will meet once per month during September, October, and November. (This is the 3.) Each group will consist of 8 people. (This is the 8.) See the yellow sheets on Sunday for more details and to sign up to participate, or host, one of the dinner parties.


 
 
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