Welcome
 

Welcome to Community United Methodist Church!  We hope you will take a moment to browse our website and discover the many opportunities to experience and share the presence of God, the love of Jesus, and the power of the Holy Spirit.  You are invited to join us for worship, fellowship, service, and spiritual growth opportunities for all ages, as together we partner with God in making a difference in the world through the love of Jesus Christ. We hope to see you soon!

OUR CHURCH AT WORK

MINISTRIES THIS WEEK

Services are prerecorded and will be online.  Services can be accessed anytime at the "Sunday Services" tab in the above menu bar.    

Because of COVID-19 all of our church events are cancelled.  The office is still open 9am - noon and Pastor Buck is still available.  We will be practicing social distancing of 6 feet or more.

It is likely the above status will remain in effect until June. We will be following the Governor of Iowa and the recommendations that she has for our state.

You are welcome to contact the office at 515-275-4014 for updates at anytime.  You are also welcome to call Pastor Buck directly at 712-303-8812.

CUMC monthly calendar is located under the Calendar tab at the top of this page.

Mission Statement:
Coming together with love; Uniting for fellowship and prayer; 
Ministering to our community as disciples of Christ.

Mission Focus:

To help those of our church and community to KNOW GOD better,  LOVE GOD more passionately and SERVE GOD more fully.

Eagle Lake

Our Leadership Board on May 20, 2020 decided to cancel this years Eagle Lake event at our church.   Eagle Lake will be in contact with families that had made reservations to refund all of there money.   We are saddened about this, but hope to have Eagle Lake back next year.

CUMC will be holding in place worship services again starting May 31st at our new summer schedule of 9:30 AM. There will be no Fellowship time following the service.
 
We will be recording the services and posting the recordings to our website by 1PM on the same Sunday.  
Click Here to review our guidelines we have put into place to make our services as safe as possible.

Bible Study w/ Evelyn

Evelyn Lewiston will be offering two opportunities to meet using Zoom to do a Bible Study.  The goal is to offer the Bible Study on Sunday morning at 9:00 am and Wednesday morning at 10:00 am to do a study of the book of Philippians.  If you are interested in joining please send a message to lewiston@netins.net and you will receive the link for the one you want to join.  You will need a computer that has sound and camera capabilities and a Bible.  If you do not have a computer available let me know and it may be possible to have you join us by cell phone. 

Men's Breakfast

Men's breakfast will not be meeting in May.
 

RED BIRD MISSION

There is a trip planned to

Red Bird in September

from the 12th - 19th. 

If you would like to reserve a spot please have your $50 deposit in by June 1st. 

There are 7 people

already signed up. 

The cost is $425 per person we plan on having a fundraiser also.

Contact the office for details. 

 Worship Time

8:30 a.m. - Prayer Gathering

9:00 am - Sunday School

10:00 a.m. Worship

Weekly Messages

Join us each week as we

grow and learn together!

Click Here to find weekly messages

This Study is cancelled until further notice,

but will resume when we are allowed to meet again.

BIBLE STUDY: “The Wesleyan Way – A Faith That Matters”. 

 A 7-week journey where we will walk the way of salvation, to live a life that matters, and connect with God’s purposes for us and the world. 

The two sessions will be on Sunday at 6:30pm and on Thursday at 10:00am

 

Ingathering Collection for May

      

We are gathering for Personal Dignity Kits

  -toothpaste (2.5 oz or larger)

  

We are gathering for School Kits

  - 12 pack of colored pencils

Ingathering

Ingathering is a way that United Methodists gather goods, supplies, cleaning materials and more and deliver them to people who are in need.

We are trying something new this year for our Ingathering Kits.  We will be collecting 1 or 2 items each month. 

There is a collection bin in the Courtyard

See above for items collected this month.

If you are concerned about dropping off items, no worries.  You can bring items that you have already purchased anytime.  You DO NOT need to bring items to church in the month that they were asked for.  Stay home and stay safe.

CUMC Church Directory

The Church Directory is underway. 

We have some great pictures from Terri.  You are welcome to view the proofs in the courtyard and order some for your personal use.  

We hope to have another opportunity to take pictures again later in the spring.

Please update the office of any family changes.

Blanket Sunday

for

Church World Service

On  Blanket Sunday the church kids collected $535.35 by carrying an outstretched blanket up and down the isle.  That is a lot of blankets to keep people warm!!

Great work congregation and kids!!

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