Upcoming Event Highlights

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

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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
Mar
28
March 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
Mar
28
March 28
Tuesday 18:15
THERE WILL BE NO CLASS TONIGHT, AS IT IS SPRING BREAK FOR VALPO SCHOOLS. 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
28
March 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
29
March 29
Wednesday 9:30
THERE WILL BE NO MEETING TODAY AS IT IS SPRING BREAK FOR VALPO SCHOOLS. 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
29
March 29
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
30
March 30
Thursday 9:00
During the month of March, applications are being taken for the UMW Scholarship to women who are returning to school to further their education. Application deadline is Thursday, March 30th. Applications may be turned in at the Welcome Desk near the Franklin Street entrance.
Main Campus: Entire Church
Mar
30
March 30
Thursday 18:15
THERE WILL BE NO CLASS TONIGHT, AS IT IS SPRING BREAK FOR VALPO SCHOOLS. 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
Apr
02
April 02
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
Apr
02
April 02
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
Apr
03
April 03
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
Apr
04
April 04
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
Apr
05
April 05
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
Apr
05
April 05
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
Apr
06
April 06
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
Apr
09
April 09
Sunday 8:00
Join us for Palm Sunday services at 8:00, 9:15 and 11:00 a.m. The Cantata, "At the Ninth Hour", will be presented at the 8:00 and 9:15 a.m. services. Palms will be distributed at all services.
Main Campus: Entire Church
Apr
09
April 09
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
Apr
10
April 10
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
Apr
11
April 11
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
Apr
12
April 12
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
Apr
13
April 13
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
Apr
13
April 13
Thursday 19:00
Join us on Thursday, April 13th for our Maundy Thursday worship at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. All are welcome!
Main Campus: Entire Church
Apr
14
April 14
Friday 7:00
Main Campus: Entire Church
Apr
14
April 14
Friday 19:00
Join us at 7:00 p.m. for our Good Friday Tenebrae service. All are welcome.
Main Campus: Entire Church
Apr
15
April 15
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
Apr
17
April 17
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
Apr
18
April 18
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
Apr
19
April 19
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
Apr
20
April 20
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
Apr
24
April 24
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
Apr
25
April 25
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
Apr
25
April 25
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
Apr
26
April 26
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
Apr
26
April 26
Wednesday 18:00
Join us for a life changing study of Richard Foster's "The Celebration of Discipline". Bruce Gold, Heather Novak and special guests will facilitate this Bible study DVD series. Join us Wednesday evenings from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Parlor for five sessions beginning Wednesday, April 26.

Celebration of Discipline PART ONE "The Inward Disciplines" will be a great opportunity for spiritual growth and conversation. Sign up at the Welcome Desks beginning Sunday, April 2nd to reserve your book ($14) and/or Study Guide ($10) or contact the church office at 219-465-1661 to RSVP. Also, when you RSVP, please note details if you require childcare for children 10 years and younger. Books will be ordered on Monday, April 10th.
Main Campus: Parlor
Apr
27
April 27
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
May
01
May 01
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
May
02
May 02
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
May
03
May 03
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