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4.7.24 Worship Info

Worship Times

9 a.m. Modern Worship Service

10:45 a.m. Traditional Service

Both Services are live-streamed. To find our live stream go to ( ) and click on either the YouTube or Facebook option.

Liturgical Sunday: 2nd Sunday of Easter

Liturgical Color: White

Sermon Title: Rooted In Love

Scripture Reading: 1 John 4:19

Preaching: Rev. Matt Franks

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Daily Scripture Readings

Monday: Acts 4:32-35

Tuesday: Psalm 133

Wednesday: 1 John 1:1-2:2

Thursday: John 20:19-31


Quote & Prayer of the Week

"If you can't do great things, do small things with great love." - Mother Teresa.  


Creator, May I love not just in words, but in acts of kindness and selflessness. May I extend your love to those around me, just as you have first loved me. Amen.


Loving God we lift up to you…

The United Methodist Church

Mountain Sky Annual Conference

Our Pastors and Staff

Little Blessings Families

Conflict in the Middle East

Jan and Bud Richter

Hank Slawson, Father of Julie Venable

Kathy Spackman neighbor of Julie and George Curran

Sid Jordan, brother-in-law to Julie Bailey

Leona and Garrett Mathes, sister and brother-in-law to Chuck Bailey

Tom and Cynthia Johnson

Velva Baines

Karen Graff

Phil and Maxine Ferguson

Gregg Tomberlin Brother in-law of Diane Meeks

Connie Williams, mother of Chris Sorah mother in-law of Kari Sorah

Veronica Butler, Cousin of Karen Oliver

Dwain Butler, Brother of Karen Oliver

Doug Conrad Friend of Gayle and Ken Kindt

Family of Jay Weise

Shelly Heredia, sister of Kim Martin.

Family of Brett Graff

Family of Maria Molieri

Tobyn Casten grandson of Bonnie Dannels

Upcoming Events and Other Info.

April 8: Steering Committee Meeting for the 150th meeting, 5:30 pm, Library

April 11: Missions Committee Meeting 6 p.m.

April 18: Men’s Luncheon, 11:30, Pegasus,

April 21: Pastor Matt’s informational meeting at UMC General Conference at 2 p.m.

June 22: All-church Service Project for Help and Hope Food Pantry, 9-3 pm

May 26th: Summer Worship Times Begin: 8:30 a.m. Outdoor Chapel, 10 a.m. Modern Service

June 2nd-9th Youth Mission Trip to Puerto Rico

June 29th Lois Burgener’s Celebration of Life a 11 a.m. 

July 7: Sesquicentennial “Old Time Ice Cream Social”; One Service Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship and then 11 am lunch with ice cream, games and other activities.

August 25, 2024: Sesquicentennial Special Worship Service celebrating FUMC 150th Year in Castle Rock


Keep up with the 150th events here: 


Wanna Be An Usher?  We had a great training last night. We have a few Sundays that need to be filled. If you are interested in becoming an Usher please let Pastor Matt know.


History Night on April 17 at 6:30 p.m. promises an interesting evening of data and narratives about the history of Methodists in Colorado, and the people who settled in Douglas County and Castle Rock Save the date and invite a friend to join us.


Knot Again:  Will meet on Wednesday, April 24 at 6 p.m.


Community Game Night April 25th from 6-8 pm, sponsored by our youth promises an evening of fun. All ages welcome to bring your favorite board or card games to play and food to share!


Leah Circle, United Women in Faith will gather Thursday,  April 11th at 11:45 a.m.  in Fellowship Hall. Lunch will provided followed by devotions and a program on the life and poetry of hymns Fanny Crosby.


Tuesday Morning Bible Study will begin a 10-week study of the book of Romans on April 16, meeting from 9:30 - 11 am in the church library.


Contemporary Bible Study Group:

Next Book: Amy-Jill Levine’s The Gospel of Mark: A Beginners Guide to the Good News gathers.

In-person on Mondays from April 15, 2024 to May 20, 2024; 6:30PM to 8:30;

Zoom Sessions meet on Fridays from April 19, 2024  to May 24, 2024; 6:30PM to 8:30PM

Save this Date: Saturday, June 22, 2024  for a special church-wide community service project. As part of our 150th Celebration Year, we will be needing volunteers to give their time and energy to food collection at King Soopers to benefit the food pantry at Help and Hope.


Be a VIPP (Very Important Point Person)

Volunteers are needed to organize social and educational events such as outdoor activities, museum trips, and concerts. Interested individuals can sign up at the Welcome Center to become a VIPP for one activity.


Stewardship Month: In April we will be handing out our Stewardship Commitment Cards. This will help us plan for our 2023-2024 Program Year.  Commitment Sunday will be April 28th 

Prison Backpack Ministry                                                                    

On Sunday, April 14th, there will be an opportunity for our Church family to participate in our backpack ministry program.  

Please stop by the table in the narthex and choose a card listing an item or items to be purchased or give a cash donation for the purchase of the backpacks and/or the needed supplies and toiletries.  

The supplies for the backpacks need to be returned to the Church by Sunday, May 5th.


 WOMEN’S SPIRITUALITY RETREAT May 3-5, 2024 Sign-ups are now available at the Welcome Center for this year’s Women’s Spirituality Retreat, When Change Comes Knocking at the Door. The cost is $140 which includes 2 nights lodging and 5 meals. The retreat will begin with dinner on Friday evening and conclude after worship on Sunday. Led by Revs. Sarah and Brenda, the retreat will be held at Ponderosa Retreat Center in Larkspur.


New Member Class:  Are you new to the United Methodist Church, Our Church, or want a refresher? Pastor Matt will host a four-week gathering Starting April 7th at 6 p.m. That will look at our history, our theology, our discipleship, and other things. If you are interested there will be a sign-up up sheet at the Welcome desk.

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