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1509 Fallston Road - Fallston, Maryland, 21047
fallstonumc@fallstonumc.org - 410-877-7255
Senior Pastor: Rev. Dr. Karin Walker
karin.walker@fallstonumc.org
Associate Pastor: Rev. Danny Breidenbaugh
danny.breidenbaugh@fallstonumc.org
Pastor of Visitation: Rev. Diane Crider
criderdaw57@gmail.com

     

   

In Biblical days people were often fearful of the water and its unknown depths and mysteries, yet it was also a place where they had feelings of peace, strength, wonder, healing, and a closeness to God. Join us this summer for worship as each Bible story takes us to the water where we witness God at work!

  • Saturdays - 5:30PM - Outside in the Picnic Pavilion
  • Sundays - 9:00AM - Praise Band and Live Stream
  • Sundays - 10:15AM - Organ and Choir / Camp Awesome for Children and Youth Volunteers

Kids – bring your parents to our 10:15 service so you can have fun at Camp Awesome!  This summer we are shining God’s light everywhere we go and on everything we do.  Join us each week for these special activities (no registration necessary).

This week we are staring the summer off with Pony Rides and a Petty Zoo!  We’ll also be shining God’s light on animals as we make toys for the animal shelter.  Wear comfortable clothes appropriate for riding a pony.

Check out our activities for the rest of the summer: 

  • 7/3 - Celebrate the Red, White and Blue
  • 7/10 - Water Day
  • 7/17 - Movie Day
  • 7/24 - VBS kick-off – Discovering God’s Light
  • 7/31 - The Science Guys – Fizz, Pop, Boom
  • 8/6 - Extreme Balloon Man
  • 8/13 - Magic Show
  • 8/20 - Color Blast
  • 8/27 - Field Games
  • 9/3 - Minute to Win It Games
  • 9/10 - Church Picnic & Carnival (Sunday School Kick-off)

We have 60 kids registered for the tutoring center and are still in need of more high school and adult volunteers.  You can do it and may greatly appreciate the chance to do so.  If you are interested, please use the link Volunteer Information or reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.One night a week 6:30-8:00 goes a long, long way!!

For the dinners:  We are also in need of snacks (serving size bags of chips, Goldfish snack bags, peanut butter and/or cheese crackers, snack size boxes of raisins, etc.); bags of carrots; small juice boxes; small bottles of water; prepackaged cookies; packs of applesauce snack cups; and packs of fruit snack cups (peaches, pears, etc.).  

For the take home packs:  peanut butter and jelly; cans of fruit; cereals; mac and cheese; brownie or cake mixes; spaghetti and sauce. 

Please drop off your donations in the Welcome Center or you can donate on the church website by clicking here Tutoring Center.  Monetary/Check donations should be designated for the “tutoring center dinners”  Please contact Lisa Tittle if you have questions:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 410-952-5166. 

You can do this and raise funds for the Tutoring Center185 miles, mostly flat.  Travel about 60 miles a day via bike along the Potomac River.  Either camp out or stay at a hotel each night.  The ride will begin on September 4 (Sunday) and we will finish on Tuesday - Cumberland to Georgetown!!  Riders will begin each day together and make their way to the end point for the day.  Some folks may be camping out near the stops; others will be in hotels.  Lots of options!  Email Pastor Karin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. asap to get more details.  Hotel rooms are going fast!! 

Join us for a 6-week study called “In the Dust of the Rabbi.”  Explore Galilee with Ray Vanderlein in a 15-minute video followed by discussion and Bible study.  This is one in the series called “That the World May Know.”  Please email Pastor Karin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to sign up.  No books necessary! Study will be on Tuesday mornings in the Conference Room beginning July 3, 9:30am-10:45am, at Fallston and on-line.  Everyone is welcome. 

Vacation Bible School July 25–28 (family dinner 6:00–6:30, VBS 6:30–8:30)

Participants – 3 years old to entering 6th grade / Volunteers – 7th grade and up, including adults!

Join us on Adventure Island as we discover God’s Great Light! Each night, children will engage in music, bible stories, games and crafts as they learn how God’s great light shines in the lives of familiar Bible characters and explore how the same light can be shining in their lives! Children will want to shine God’s light and share God’s love everywhere they go!

Register here - https://vbspro.events/p/8c027c or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 

Fallston United Methodist Church is hiring a part-time youth director. Responsibilities include working with youth grades 6 through 12 in ways that promote spiritual formation and a relationship with Christ.   Weekly meetings and Sunday mornings are expected. Send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information, please call Rev. Karin Walker at 410-877-7255.

No experience or skill necessary—just a smile and conversation.  We are seeking helpers for Sundays to set out the coffee and donuts each week.

Time Commitment:  9:30-11:30    Help us between services to refill the coffee and set out the donuts and snacks.  Please email Pam Welly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Bonnie Hill at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if you have questions.  Sign up in the welcome center and we will contact you.    It’s a great way to meet people!  Thank you, your help is greatly appreciated.

Always wanted to call a grandchild using video chat? Need to sign into a doctor’s office with a QR code?  Need to learn how to check your voicemail or email? Sit down with a geek and learn all these things and more. If interested and would like to schedule an appointment please contact Cole Chandler by phone and leave a message at 443-966-4328 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We need someone to manage the DINNER for our dinner theater in October. It involves the process from planning through cooking and serving. The manager will have a team and well organized instructions from previous managers.  This is a way to "serve" the church for a short period of time in the fall without a weekly commitment.  Contact June Bond at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with subject line I'LL SERVE.  Thank you in advance and God bless you. 

Over the next few months, we will be collecting items for the students and families attending this summer’s Tutoring Center. We are collecting cleaning supplies (detergents, cleaners, wipes, etc), toiletries (soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, etc), paper goods (tissues, toilet paper, paper towels, etc.) to help support the families.  We are also collecting books, puzzles, board games, cards, etc for the students to take home.  Please leave donations in the Welcome Center. Thank you for your generosity. 

Thank you for your continued support of the homeless of Baltimore.  Volunteers are always needed to serve breakfast (about 4 hours total in the mornings). Serving Dates:  Thur, July 14 and Mon, Sept 12. We can also use 4 lb bags of sugar, powdered creamer and granola bars. To sign up or for additional information, please contact Debb Mace by phone 443-608-6880 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Purchase gift cards for your everyday needs and for gifting! choose from over 750 restaurants and stores.  Perfect for birthdays, graduations, showers and weddings.

1. Visit www.raiseright.com to establish your family’s account. The enrollment code is: 4L61E3EE73772
2. Multiple payment options.
3. Choose e-gift cards or have physical ones delivered to your home.

Mission Central Community Services supports projects like: Shoes for Kids and the Elementary Success Summer Tutoring Program.

Stephen Ministers: Care - Pray - Encourage - Listen - Bring Christ's Love and Care with Spiritual Support

If you would love to have someone to talk to during a tumultuous time, Stephen Ministers are practicing social distancing and are available to connect through phone, text, email, face time, Zoom or Skype. Stephen ministers will provide Christian encouragement through scriptures, prayers and a listening ear. What a great way to bring God and his Word into our everyday life during COVID 19. Please email Pastor Karin to receive support from a Stephen Minister. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Come join the Young Adult Bible Study for ages 18-23! We will be going through 1 & 2 Timothy together every Thursday at 8:30PM. Meetings will be held at Fallston United Methodist Church and there will be a zoom option for every meeting. For more information or questions, email Cole Chandler at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call/text at (443) 966-4328.

The Walking Club will meet Thursday evenings at 5:30PM at Chapel Road Park, 2029 Chapel Road, Havre de Grace, MD for the month of June. Come and walk with us!  Contact Sharon Welsh (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for more information. 

Enjoy the extra summer sunshine and Zoom with us at 7am. Everyone is welcome.  We all have good intentions to read the Bible, which often feels confusing and irrelevant. The Bible is not alive if it’s not alive for You! Help! My Bible Is Alive! By Nicole Unice, empowers you to read the Bible on your own with new confidence, develop habits, and personally encounter God through His Word.

This 30 day study will be read in six parts, meeting six Wednesdays, beginning June 29th. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text 4102187347 for the zoom link or to answer any questions. We can't wait to see you.

The next meeting of the MCP Ladies Book Club will be Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 7:00 PM via zoom.  The book we will be discussing is Still Alice by Lisa Genova.  Anyone interested in joining please contact Sharon Welsh at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

My name is Theo Rose of Boy Scout Troop 899 and I am cleaning and creating a map of Fallston United Methodist's graveyard as my Eagle Scout Project. Due to weather and aging, the headstones inside of the graveyard are not what they were and are in need of cleaning. I am asking for monetary donations as well as any donations of goggles (that provide side protection and ventilation) / hand held garden sprayers / scrub brushes (non-metal) / wooden paint scrapers / and long gloves (chemical resistant). Any monetary donations are to be made on the church's website (https://www.fallstonumc.org) under the "Click To Give" icon at the top while any supplies that are being donated will be collected in a collection box in the Welcome Center.   Thank you for your help and contributions!

Many thanks to those who have converted to EFT giving.  We are blessed to have such a caring church family.  If you are interested in setting up e-giving, you have 2 options: 1. You can click, download and complete the attached form and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail it to the church and we will set it up for you.  2. You can set up online giving through our website (www.fallstonumc.org).  Go to “e-Giving” (bottom of the page) and click on “Give Now.”  From there you can setup a profile and indicate the fund, dollar amount of your giving, the frequency (one time, once a week, once a month, etc.) and start date of your e-giving.  If you have any questions, please call Carole Cover at 410-877-7255 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Prayer shawls and blankets are always available for your family and friends in need. May those receiving blankets always feel God's presence, love, and comfort.  If you would like prayers for someone and/or a blanket, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and/or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you are interested in joining this ministry, please use the prayer blanket email. 

The 1111 Project has delivered 917 blankets for veterans that have served our country. We can always use more blanket makers. More information about the project as well as directions for tying the knots can be found here. Thank you for your continued generosity. 

The services for the past few weeks are listed below. Click to watch again or to forward to a friend. If you missed a service not listed, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for the direct link.

For the first quarter of AmazonSmile sent a check for $160.74 to Fallston UMC thanks to you!!  That money directly supports missions and ministries.  If you haven't already designated FallstonUMC as your charity, you may do that by going to the website smile-amazon and/or the app. Once you designate Fallston UMC as your charity, then every time you purchase something, a portion comes back to the church. Thank you for your generosity!! 

Thank you for continuing to use the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. email for announcements you wish to be placed in the bulletin, on the website and/or in the weekly e-Enlightener. This email automatically distributes to Carole Cover, Alison DeVack, Tonya Chandler and Pastor Karin. Thank you for having all bulletin and e-Enlightener information in by Tuesday at 6:00 pm each week

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