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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

     

  

Join us for our Summer Series "The Great Life: Be Better with God."  Sunday 9:00am & 10:15am

The Bible gives us powerful directions about how to live our lives in the way that honors God and celebrates the abundance He provides.  It’s a Great Life waiting to be lived.  Each week we can strive to be better for God and the scriptures help us understand how.

Camp Awesome (for kids/youth of all ages) - 10:15am

7/14 - Water Day
7/21 - Bible Story Yoga w/ Miss Ashley
7/28 - Hometown Nazareth - Jesus Had a Family - we do too!
8/4 - VBS Favorite Games
8/11 - Bubble Show
8/18 - The Bug Man
8/25 - Carnival Day and Church Picnic
9/1 - Color Explosion - Tie Dye T-shirts

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Here are the links to our most recent services. If you are looking for a service not listed or are unable to open a link, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We had such a good response from our deliveries of food this week! The families were very appreciative! Thank you to everyone who prepared a meal (or a few)!   

The Summer Food program will continue to provide dinner for kids and their families, ready-made meals ready to microwave.  Check out the sign up genius for dates the rest of the summer or call the office and just let us know you can make one of the supplied recipes!

Click Here for Recipes

Attention Folks!

We are in full swing preparing for our fall build of beds for kids!  Our first key is a location to store equipment and wood. If you have a barn, warehouse space, or other kind of space we may be able to use, please email Gavin Daly This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Join us July 29-Aug 1 from 5:45-8:30pm for VBS!
 
Take kids back to Hometown Nazareth, where they’ll stand up for their faith among people who doubt that a carpenter’s son is really God’s Son. Children in Pre-k  through entering 6th grade will experience what life was like when Jesus was a kid!
 
Youth (entering 7th grade and up) and adults can volunteer and have fun participating in this interactive VBS.  We need crew leaders and help in our Marketplace where you can volunteer one night or all 4!  Help needed in the kitchen as well.
 
Registration link for participants and volunteers - https://vbspro.events/p/c985b2 (more information about volunteer duties is listed for each job). Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Join Fallston UMC on Friday, August 16 for a fun night out as we watch the Aberdeen IronBirds take on the Greenville Drive! Fellowship and food from 6:00-8:00pm, game begins at 7:05pm. You can watch from the left field party deck or take your seats anytime. Ticket price includes your seat and all-you-can-eat: Grilled Hamburgers, Ballpark Hot Dogs, Macaroni and Cheese, Potato Salad, Soft Drinks, and Cookies. Fireworks to follow the game!

Click this link to sign up for tickets and click these links to pay: Adults - $40. Children and Youth Under 18 - $20.

The Smith’s Chapel food pantry is currently collecting canned goods, peanut butter, jelly, cereals, pasta, and pasta sauce! Donations may be placed in the Welcome Center.  Thank you for your generosity. 

The Wednesday Morning Small Group is beginning a new study July 17th, called Now & Not Yet, by Ruth Chou Simons. Embrace the biblical truth and discern how the difficult parts of our lives are actually a unique gift. Stop feeling trapped when we are not where we want to be. Live faithfully in the tension between what is and what is not yet. Your right now matters. God is at work even when you don't see the progress you're looking for, and He's not through with you yet.

7am Zoom discussion. Join us anytime, all are welcome. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. any questions or to receive the Zoom link.

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 available to connect in person or through phone, text, email, face time, Zoom or Skype.

Stephen ministers will provide confidential Christian encouragement through scriptures, prayers and a listening ear. 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..

We are so thankful for a loving and generous congregation that allows for our missions and ministries to occur. 

Set up your offering for 2024 or make a one-time donation by clicking here. From there you can set up a profile and indicate the fund, the amount, and the frequency (one time, once a week, once a month, etc.) of your gift.  If you have any questions, or wish to set up an annual pledge by check, please contact Carole Cover at 410-877-7255 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   

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Looking to find a Christ centered community?  Join the YA Bible Study Tuesday evenings at 8:00 by Zoom. College students and young adults ... here's a way stay connected to those from home! Contact Cole Chandler, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional details and the link. 

Join us Mondays at 9:30am in Providence Hall. TOPS offers an individual approach to weight loss and overall wellness. Members learn about nutrition, portion control, meal planning, exercise and more. Your first visit at any TOPS meeting is free. New TOPS members may choose from 3 different packages. Contact Marie Reid for more information - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Friends, Could you help with donut pick up? Just use the link below to sign up for a Saturday.  Pick them up from Newberry Bakery on Saturdays at 1:50pm.  Then have them to church by Sunday morning 8:00am.

Please use this link to sign up to help one or more Saturdays or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 

Join us for lunch, devotions and conversation the first Wednesday of each month.  All are welcome! Please call Howard Bond at 410-790-0978 for more information. And save the first Wednesday of each month at 1:00 for future lunches around the area.

We are who we are thanks to so many volunteers! There are so many ways for youth and adults to get involved! Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name and how you are interested in participating or serving so we can get you connected! 

  1. Golf Tournament Committee—help plan and carry out our 24th annual golf tournament in June.
  2. Kitchen Helper for Events
  3. Meal Train—make a meal occasionally for folks that need it due to surgery, etc.
  4. Small Group Leader
  5. Small Group Participant
  6. Lay Reader at 10:15 service
  7. Prayer Chain
  8. Prayer Shawl/Blanket Maker
  9. Coffee/Hospitality for 10:15 service—after worship, help serve, clean up
  10. Usher for 10:15 service
  11. Donut Picker Upper (can sign up for weeks that work for you)
  12. Vacation Bible School Help
  13. Camp Awesome helper (sign up for a week or two in the summer—happens during the 10:15 worship service)
  14. Name Tag Project
  15. Membership Coordinator (Computer work)
  16. Choir Member
  17. Greeter for Sunday mornings
  18. Graphics/Marketing Help
  19. Visitor for our Homebound folks
  20. Committee member for our Elder Care Team
  21. Hospitality Coordinator for Meetings—work with the pastors for special events when there is lunch to be ordered, etc.
  22. Tech Team—work up in the loft on Sundays with the production of worship
  23. Worship Design Team—help create the “visuals” that make the worship series stick!
  24. Invite a friend to church and introduce them to the pastors.

Fallston UMC is recycling household batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9volt and disc shaped batteries).  Help us get greener!  There is a bin in the welcome center to drop them off in so that we can recycle them for you! 

The 1111 Project has delivered 1028 blankets to local hospitals for veterans that have served our country when they come through their doors and stay the night in a hospital bed. 

Purchase a kit from us for $25 and create a no sew blanket that will bless our veterans in the hospital. More information about the project as well as directions for tying the knots can be found here. Thank you for your continued generosity. 

Thanks to the many hands of the prayer team, 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. 

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

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