WORLD DAY OF PRAYER


The World Day of Prayer service and lunch will be held Friday, March 4, 2016 at the Galena United Methodist Church, 125 S. Bench Street with the service beginning at 12 noon. Lunch will be served immediately following the service. The entire service and lunch will be approximately one hour.


World Day of Prayer is an ecumenical celebration of informal prayer and prayerful action. Join in the prayer service written by the women of Cuba. World Day of Prayer is an ecumenical celebration of informal prayer and prayerful action. Join in the prayer service written by the women of Cuba, which calls us to receive the kingdom of God as a little children. Everyone is invited to attend - men, women, friend, family and all communities of faith. This service is sponsored by the United Churches of Galena.

2016 - WORSHIP and SPECIAL SERVICES

  ‚ÄčLENTEN MIDWEEK COMMUNITY DINNER AND SACRED CONVERSATIONS

As we prepare for Lent, all are invited to join us in table fellowship and/or sacred conversations on Tuesdays from Tuesday, February 16, 2016 and continuing through Tuesday, March 16, 2016. (2/16, 2/23, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15). This year, it is held at the United Methodist Church with each week a different one of the participating churches as host for the evening.

  • From 6:00 pm until 6:45 pm, we will have a free community dinner of soups, breads, relishes, desserts, coffee, and lemonade.
  • From 6:46 pm until 7:30 pm, we will have a study and sacred conversations about the book selected for this study. More information about the book used for this study is below..
  • All are invited to attend one or both of these Lenten opportunities.
  •  Our Lenten Study will focus on Jim Wallis' (Sojourners) new book: America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America. The book is available online. Also, Pastor Stacy is able to order books online without shipping charges, so let her know if you would like her to order a book for you. Each week we will discuss two of the ten chapters from this book. 
  • This program is sponsored by First Presbyterian Church, Galena United Methodist Church, Grace Episcopal Church, Lord of Love Lutheran Church and Westminster United Presbyterian Church and is held at Galena United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. For this series there are 5 participating churches, 5 weeks for the dinner/study series and 10 chapters in the book so to study 2 each week works well. Each week the discussion will be led by a different minister from one of the participating churches.