Pasadena, Texas 77502
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10th of the month for the 1st of each month
Email to Beacon@sunsetumc.org
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We have completed a time of casting visions and are now claiming that vision and living into God Dreams at Sunset United Methodist Church. Whether you have been a part of this great church family for decades or this is your first time to glance at our community of faith, I invite you lean on the Holy Spirit with us as God does a new thing. As we offer our authentic selves to God and to one another, surely we will all be changed for the better.
Pastor Keith A. Swatzel II
Claim the Vision with us this Sunday!
9:15 am Sunday School for children, youth, and adults
10:30 am Worship
ONE ROOM SUNDAY SCHOOL
It's time for our annual "One Room Sunday School."
For the month of May, all our adult Sunday School classes will meet together in the Family Life Center for a One Room Sunday School experience. Classes will rotate teaching and hosting responsibilities and we will gather at 9:15 am each Sunday for food, fellowship, singing and a time of learning together.
This year, we will be sharing a Vacation Bible School preparation! Our children will study 5 Bible stories during their week together in July and our adults will be reviewing 4 of those stories in May.
May 7, Samuel Anoints David, 1 Samuel 16:1-12
Hosted by Seekers Sunday School,
Teacher: Janet Reed
May 14, Abigail Saves the Day, 1 Samuel 25
Hosted by Heroes and New Life Classes
Teacher: Nancy Hinshaw
May 21, Jesus Goes to the Temple, Luke 2:41-52
Hosted by Wesley Bible Study Class
Teacher: Eloyce Wigle
May 28, Beatitudes, Matthew 4:23-5: 12
Hosted by Sunrise Class
Teacher: Kathy Dittmar
Broadway Bits Presents
"The Story of
Noah and the Great Flood"
Our children and youth will present their annual musical on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 14, during morning worship at 10:30 am.
Remember to bring those garage sale items early.We are collecting in the Family Life Center, second door on the right.
Our choir will again provide our Springfest Cafe and will be offering breakfast and lunch.
United Methodist Women will have casseroles for sale and will offer some bargains on costume jewelry.
Cold drinks are again being provided by our youth. This year, they will also sponsor the Silent Auction.
The always popular plant sale will be coordinated by Bill Dittmar.
Our missions committee will sell a variety of things, including handcrafted items, candy and inexpensive Mother's Day presents at the Missions Boutique.
Thanks for your help.
In the next five year, Sunset UMC will connect with new people in order to grow the church and mentor new Christian leaders.
Our ministry teams are working hard to meet the 90-day goals for each vision area. Our 90-days ends on Easter. A perfect time to celebrate God Dreams.
Sponsor a youth-led worship service, encourage a youth praise team, ask trustees for a technology plan for our sanctuary.
HOSPITALITY AND CONNECTION
Establish a greeter program and a follow-up plan, update directional signs.
GATHER AND GROW
Plan and launch a 3-week small group event, choose the curriculum, plan for establishing new groups.
FUN AND FELLOWSHIP
Plan and host one event that is inclusive and inter-generational, lay the groundwork for a continued and regular series of fun events.
Jesus Christ is risen!
1After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week,
Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. 2There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow. 4The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became like dead men. 5The angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. 6He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. 7Then go quickly and tell his disciples: 'He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him.' Now I have told you." 8So the women hurried away from the tomb, afraid yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples. 9Suddenly Jesus met them. "Greetings," he said. They came to him, clasped his feet and worshiped him . 10Then Jesus said to them, "Do not be afraid. Go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee; there they will see me."