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Lent and Spring Study
Sundays 6pm in Fellowship Hall. Zoom group Mondays at 7pm
Pastor Mike will be preaching on and leading
groups using Adam Hamilton's 'Words of Life' reflections on
the Ten Commandments, how Jesus related to them,
and how they connect with our world.
There will be an in person group Sundays at 6 p.m.
in Fellowship Hall.
Then there will be a Zoom group
on Mondays at 7 p.m.
There are 6 copies of the book available at the church
or you may get a hard copy, Kindle, or Audible edition
Then send an email to Pastor Mike to let him know
to expect you: email@example.com
Red Cross Blood Drive
Apr. 6 - 10am - 3pm in Fellowship Hall
Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or click here to schedule an appointment.
Red Bird Mission Trip
With great care to protect participants and the people we serve we are planning for Red Bird 2021 and we welcome your participation as a missioner or through your contributions to the trip. Click here for more info and answers to FAQs.
Registration materials are available by clicking here. Please fill out the Registration and return it with a ½ deposit to the Church Office. Checks should be made to Butler UMC. The cost of the trip is $350 per participant (deposit is $175). We will need your registration by April 1, 2021. Final payment will be due on June 15th.
Holy Week & Easter Services
Palm Sunday (March 28th) 9:30 a.m. Worship in person and online at 11 a.m. (Palms will be shared) Sermon: Mark 1:1-11 & Philippians 2:1-11 “A Real Reason to Cheer”
Maundy Thursday (April 1st) 7:30 p.m. Service of Communion and Remembrance of the Last Supper in person and livestreamed to the Church Facebook page.
Good Friday (April 2nd) Noon – 3 p.m. Sanctuary open for personal prayer and reflection. 7:30 p.m. Good Friday Service in person and livestreamed to the Church Facebook Page.
Easter Sunday (April 4th) To have room for people who would like to worship and to allow for some congregational singing Easter Services will be in Butler Park. Both services will be ‘stand-up’ worship but if you would like a chair, you are welcome to bring your own. Socially distanced spots will be marked in the park and we ask folks to make use of masks as we worship together.
6 a.m. Sunrise Service will feature Communion and Pastor Mike’s meditation. The service will be English only.
10 a.m. Easter Worship and Communion (In Spanish and English) will be shared in the park with Pastors Mike and Lourdes sharing the preaching.
In the event of rain the 6 a.m. service will be canceled and the 10 a.m. service will be live streamed remotely from the sanctuary.
Worship & Preaching for Apr./May 2021
Apr. 4th : Easter Sunday 6 & 10 a.m. in Butler Park (Bilingual Service at 10 a.m.)
6:00 a.m. I Corinthians 15:1-10 ‘What We Share’
10:00 a.m. Mark 16:1-8 ‘An Invitation’
Apr. 11th : Exodus 20:13 & Matthew 5:21-22 & 43-45
“The Tragedy of Violence, The Beauty of Mercy”
Apr. 18th : Exodus 20:14 & Matthew 5:27-28
“Faithfulness in an Age of Porn”
Apr. 25th : Exodus 20:15 & Matthew 7:12 & 25:34-36
We Are All Thieves”
May 2nd : Exodus 20:16 & James 1:26 & 3:6-10
“The Power of Words” Communion
May 9th : Exodus 20:17 / Matthew 22:40 / I Timothy 4:6-10
“Keeping Up My Likes”