Upcoming Event Highlights

     Here is a list of upcoming event highlights at Valpo FUMC. This is not a comprehensive list.

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Feb
23
February 23
Thursday 18:15
Join this fun group of walkers from beginners to advanced. Go at your own pace. This group follows the "Walk Away the Pounds" videos. Come on out and bring a friend! This group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:16 - 7:00 p.m. in the Wesley Hall nursery. Enter the Wesley Hall doors on Chicago Street.
Main Campus: Wesley Hall Nursery
Feb
26
February 26
Sunday 18:30
This class, taught by Sarah Black, meets on Sunday evenings from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. This is a 28 week course running from September 18th through April 9th. The class will explore our journey of spiritual formation through holiness and grace, meditating on scripture, learning prayer styles, responding to what our calls from God, and giving and receiving spiritual guidance.
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Feb
27
February 27
Monday 9:30
Meets Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in the Parlor. This study is for men and women of all ages.
Main Campus: Parlor
Feb
28
February 28
Tuesday 17:00
Rays of Hope offers a home-cooked meal to anyone in need or wanting to share a meal with others. This dinner is open to the public. Dinners are served at 5:00 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month. In November and December, the meals are served on the 3rd Tuesday.
Main Campus: Fellowship Hall
Feb
28
February 28
Tuesday 18:15
Join this fun group of walkers from beginners to advanced. Go at your own pace. This group follows the "Walk Away the Pounds" videos. Come on out and bring a friend! This group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:16 - 7:00 p.m. in the Wesley Hall nursery. Enter the Wesley Hall doors on Chicago Street.
Main Campus: Wesley Hall Nursery
Feb
28
February 28
Tuesday 18:30
After the funeral, when the cards and flowers have stopped coming, most of the people around you return to their normal lives. But your grief continues and you feel alone.

This program is facilitated by Lawrence Pincus & Associates, Inc. (LPA Counseling). GriefShare is a support group that meets weekly. You'll find it to be a warm, caring environment and will come to see your group as an "oasis" on your long journey through grief. This 13-week program meets weekly on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church library, located on the 2nd floor, across the hall from the balcony.
Main Campus: Library
Mar
01
March 01
Wednesday 9:30
Modern MOMS meets weekly on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m. when Valparaiso schools are in session. This group is open to moms of ALL ages. Childcare is provided.
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Mar
01
March 01
Wednesday 19:00
Usher in the Lenten season by joining us for our Ash Wednesday service on Wednesday, March 1st at 7:00 p.m. Ashes will be administered.
Main Campus: Sanctuary
Mar
02
March 02
Thursday 18:15
Join this fun group of walkers from beginners to advanced. Go at your own pace. This group follows the "Walk Away the Pounds" videos. Come on out and bring a friend! This group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:16 - 7:00 p.m. in the Wesley Hall nursery. Enter the Wesley Hall doors on Chicago Street.
Main Campus: Wesley Hall Nursery
Mar
04
March 04
Saturday 9:00
Everyone is encouraged to attend a workshop on Saturday, March 4th from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in Tower Chapel. Dr. Reggie McNeal will facilitate. A continental breakfast will be provided. The focus of this workshop will be building a vision that will support our mission of "Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world." Sign up Sunday at the Welcome Center. The topic matter is based on Dr. McNeal's book, Kingdom Come, available from Amazon or Cokesbury if you are interested in reading the book in preparation for this event.
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Mar
05
March 05
Sunday 8:00
On the 1st Sunday of each month, cards will be available on a table in Fellowship Hall for everyone to sign. These cards will be sent or given to members who are physically unable to join us for worship on Sundays.

Also, on the 1st Sunday of the monthe we ask everyone to please fill a bag with non-perishable food items and deposit the bags near the grocery carts located near the Jefferson St. and Franklin St. entrances. All food will be given to the Christian Food Pantry.
Main Campus: Entire Church
Mar
05
March 05
Sunday 18:30
This class, taught by Sarah Black, meets on Sunday evenings from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. This is a 28 week course running from September 18th through April 9th. The class will explore our journey of spiritual formation through holiness and grace, meditating on scripture, learning prayer styles, responding to what our calls from God, and giving and receiving spiritual guidance.
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Mar
06
March 06
Monday 9:30
Meets Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in the Parlor. This study is for men and women of all ages.
Main Campus: Parlor
Mar
07
March 07
Tuesday 18:15
Join this fun group of walkers from beginners to advanced. Go at your own pace. This group follows the "Walk Away the Pounds" videos. Come on out and bring a friend! This group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:16 - 7:00 p.m. in the Wesley Hall nursery. Enter the Wesley Hall doors on Chicago Street.
Main Campus: Wesley Hall Nursery
Mar
07
March 07
Tuesday 18:30
After the funeral, when the cards and flowers have stopped coming, most of the people around you return to their normal lives. But your grief continues and you feel alone.

This program is facilitated by Lawrence Pincus & Associates, Inc. (LPA Counseling). GriefShare is a support group that meets weekly. You'll find it to be a warm, caring environment and will come to see your group as an "oasis" on your long journey through grief. This 13-week program meets weekly on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church library, located on the 2nd floor, across the hall from the balcony.
Main Campus: Library
Mar
08
March 08
Wednesday 9:30
Modern MOMS meets weekly on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m. when Valparaiso schools are in session. This group is open to moms of ALL ages. Childcare is provided.
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Mar
08
March 08
Wednesday 17:30
Join Pastor Jacob on Wednesdays during Lent for a study on "24 Hours That Changed the World" by Adam Hamilton. This study begins on Wednesday, March 8th from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. and will meet weekly on Wednesdays through Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Sign up at the Welcome Table on Sundays or email Lani at lfisher@valpofumc.org by Monday, February 27th, as the book order will be sent in on that date. If you need child care, please be sure to indicate that. If you would like us to order a book for you, the cost is $10.
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Mar
09
March 09
Thursday 18:15
Join this fun group of walkers from beginners to advanced. Go at your own pace. This group follows the "Walk Away the Pounds" videos. Come on out and bring a friend! This group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:16 - 7:00 p.m. in the Wesley Hall nursery. Enter the Wesley Hall doors on Chicago Street.
Main Campus: Wesley Hall Nursery
Mar
11
March 11
Saturday 16:00
Valpo FUMC is the Chartering Organization for Boy Scout Troop 906. The troop will be having an all-you-can-eat Chili Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, March 11, in Tower Chapel from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $8.00 and include your meal and drink. Tickets are available for pre-purchase in Fellowship Hall through March 5th, or you can email scoutmaster906@comcast.net. Same day tickets may also be purchased at the event. All of the scouts in Troop 906 look forward to serving you and thank you for your support!
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Mar
12
March 12
Sunday 1:01
Don't forget to "Spring Ahead" by setting your clocks ahead 1 hour when you go to bed on Saturday night, March 11th.
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Mar
12
March 12
Sunday 18:30
This class, taught by Sarah Black, meets on Sunday evenings from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. This is a 28 week course running from September 18th through April 9th. The class will explore our journey of spiritual formation through holiness and grace, meditating on scripture, learning prayer styles, responding to what our calls from God, and giving and receiving spiritual guidance.
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Mar
13
March 13
Monday 9:30
Meets Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in the Parlor. This study is for men and women of all ages.
Main Campus: Parlor
Mar
14
March 14
Tuesday 18:15
Join this fun group of walkers from beginners to advanced. Go at your own pace. This group follows the "Walk Away the Pounds" videos. Come on out and bring a friend! This group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:16 - 7:00 p.m. in the Wesley Hall nursery. Enter the Wesley Hall doors on Chicago Street.
Main Campus: Wesley Hall Nursery
Mar
14
March 14
Tuesday 18:30
After the funeral, when the cards and flowers have stopped coming, most of the people around you return to their normal lives. But your grief continues and you feel alone.

This program is facilitated by Lawrence Pincus & Associates, Inc. (LPA Counseling). GriefShare is a support group that meets weekly. You'll find it to be a warm, caring environment and will come to see your group as an "oasis" on your long journey through grief. This 13-week program meets weekly on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church library, located on the 2nd floor, across the hall from the balcony.
Main Campus: Library
Mar
15
March 15
Wednesday 9:30
Modern MOMS meets weekly on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m. when Valparaiso schools are in session. This group is open to moms of ALL ages. Childcare is provided.
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Mar
15
March 15
Wednesday 17:30
Join Pastor Jacob on Wednesdays during Lent for a study on "24 Hours That Changed the World" by Adam Hamilton. This study begins on Wednesday, March 8th from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. and will meet weekly on Wednesdays through Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Sign up at the Welcome Table on Sundays or email Lani at lfisher@valpofumc.org by Monday, February 27th, as the book order will be sent in on that date. If you need child care, please be sure to indicate that. If you would like us to order a book for you, the cost is $10.
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Mar
16
March 16
Thursday 18:15
Join this fun group of walkers from beginners to advanced. Go at your own pace. This group follows the "Walk Away the Pounds" videos. Come on out and bring a friend! This group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:16 - 7:00 p.m. in the Wesley Hall nursery. Enter the Wesley Hall doors on Chicago Street.
Main Campus: Wesley Hall Nursery
Mar
18
March 18
Saturday 9:00
Ladies, this is a GREAT opportunity to make progress on that craft you have been working on! On the 3rd Saturday of each month, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. the doors are open for you to join other crafters like yourself for great conversation and making new friends! Come for the entire time or drop by for an hour or two...whatever fits your schedule. Sponsored by United Methodist Women.
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Mar
18
March 18
Saturday 10:00
Kids and adults of all ages are welcome to join FaithWorks Ministry for our "Be the Light!" event on Saturday, March 18th from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. FaithWorks events teach young children and adults how to serve and help others during these short all ages service projects. For the "Be the Light" event we will prepare positive messages, color pictures and cut out inspirational messages at the church Fellowship Hall before taking the positive words and our smiling faces out into the down town area together to hand them out to everyone we see, tuck the positive messages under car windshield wipers, etc. We can be the light and remind each other and ourselves how much a kind word and a warm smile can brighten another person's day. You may be the only kind interaction a person has that day...you can BE THE LIGHT!
Main Campus: Fellowship Hall
Mar
18
March 18
Saturday 18:00
Shake off those winter blues, laugh, get some exercise and make new friends! Come take a beginner's Swing Dance Lesson at #valpoFUMC. Modern Mom's own Amy Knauff and her husband, Tim, are our instructors (and sweethearts!) Join us for a free swing dance lesson in Tower Chapel on Saturday, March 18th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. All Valpo FUMC couples, singles and friends are welcome to come learn the basics of leading, following and simple steps. Light refreshments to follow. Please bring a canned or boxed food donation for the Christian Food Pantry. Children 10 years old and up are welcome to participate. Childcare for babies and children up to 10 years old available with detailed RSVP. Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 15th at one of Valpo FUMC's Welcome Desks or email Heather at connections@valpofumc.org. You can also call the church office at 219-465-1661 and have your name added to the RSVP list.
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Mar
19
March 19
Sunday 18:30
This class, taught by Sarah Black, meets on Sunday evenings from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. This is a 28 week course running from September 18th through April 9th. The class will explore our journey of spiritual formation through holiness and grace, meditating on scripture, learning prayer styles, responding to what our calls from God, and giving and receiving spiritual guidance.
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Mar
20
March 20
Monday 9:30
Meets Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in the Parlor. This study is for men and women of all ages.
Main Campus: Parlor
Mar
21
March 21
Tuesday 18:15
Join this fun group of walkers from beginners to advanced. Go at your own pace. This group follows the "Walk Away the Pounds" videos. Come on out and bring a friend! This group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:16 - 7:00 p.m. in the Wesley Hall nursery. Enter the Wesley Hall doors on Chicago Street.
Main Campus: Wesley Hall Nursery
Mar
21
March 21
Tuesday 18:30
After the funeral, when the cards and flowers have stopped coming, most of the people around you return to their normal lives. But your grief continues and you feel alone.

This program is facilitated by Lawrence Pincus & Associates, Inc. (LPA Counseling). GriefShare is a support group that meets weekly. You'll find it to be a warm, caring environment and will come to see your group as an "oasis" on your long journey through grief. This 13-week program meets weekly on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church library, located on the 2nd floor, across the hall from the balcony.
Main Campus: Library
Mar
22
March 22
Wednesday 9:30
Modern MOMS meets weekly on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m. when Valparaiso schools are in session. This group is open to moms of ALL ages. Childcare is provided.
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Mar
22
March 22
Wednesday 17:30
Join Pastor Jacob on Wednesdays during Lent for a study on "24 Hours That Changed the World" by Adam Hamilton. This study begins on Wednesday, March 8th from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. and will meet weekly on Wednesdays through Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Sign up at the Welcome Table on Sundays or email Lani at lfisher@valpofumc.org by Monday, February 27th, as the book order will be sent in on that date. If you need child care, please be sure to indicate that. If you would like us to order a book for you, the cost is $10.
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Mar
23
March 23
Thursday 18:15
Join this fun group of walkers from beginners to advanced. Go at your own pace. This group follows the "Walk Away the Pounds" videos. Come on out and bring a friend! This group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:16 - 7:00 p.m. in the Wesley Hall nursery. Enter the Wesley Hall doors on Chicago Street.
Main Campus: Wesley Hall Nursery
Mar
26
March 26
Sunday 8:00
The annual "UMCOR Sunday" offering, formarly known as "One Great Hour of Sharing", will take place on Sunday, March 26th, 2017. Your generous gift supports UMCOR's administrative costs so that all designated gifts will go to the program of the giver's choice. Your contribution ensures UMCOR's response in times of crisis. Your contribution ensures UMCOR's response in times of crisis. The UMCOR Sunday offering restores and rebuilds lives in Cuba, the United States and around the world. Thank you for your generous gift! Special envelopes for this offering will be in the March 26th Sunday bulletins, or you may take an envelope from the Welcome Desk located by the Franklin St. entrance.
Main Campus: Entire Church
Mar
26
March 26
Sunday 18:30
This class, taught by Sarah Black, meets on Sunday evenings from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. This is a 28 week course running from September 18th through April 9th. The class will explore our journey of spiritual formation through holiness and grace, meditating on scripture, learning prayer styles, responding to what our calls from God, and giving and receiving spiritual guidance.
Main Campus: Tower Chapel
Mar
27
March 27
Monday 9:30
Meets Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in the Parlor. This study is for men and women of all ages.
Main Campus: Parlor