Hope In Times of Trouble

UUMC 1120 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI, United States

Youth Sunday: Youth will be leading the service and Pastor Melanie will be presiding for Holy Communion. Services at 9:30 and 11:00 AM

The Spiritual Practices Which Shaped Jesus

UUMC 1120 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI, United States

Jesus was a Jew and raised in the practices of Judaism. Through 5 sessions, beginning April 14, we will explore 11 spiritual practices of Judaism which Jesus would have observed. We will use the book Mudhouse Sabbath by Rev. Lauren Winner, an Episcopal priest who was raised an Orthodox Jew and who still finds great value in the spiritual practices of her youth. She believes Christians can grow closer to and more connected with Jesus through such practices. They also help us understand many of our own Christian spiritual disciplines.

Rev. Rick Blunt will lead this class, on Sundays at 11am-12pm in the Bethune Room. It is helpful, but not required, to purchase a copy of the book from your favorite bookseller. There is a video component by the author each week which will lead into a discussion of the spiritual practices highlighted for that session.

Note: the class will not meet on Sunday, April 24 because Rev. Blunt will be in Charlotte, NC observing the historic UM General Conference. The last class will be May 19.

Event Series Sack Lunch Ministry

Sack Lunch Ministry

UUMC 1120 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI, United States

Koinonia Room and kitchen. 2nd and 4th Fridays. Sign up to help pack lunches or provide items in the Gathering Space or contact the church office at office@eluumc.org. Providing 114 nutritious sack lunches twice a month to the Advent House Day Shelter in Lansing.

Is it Okay to Call God Mother?

UUMC 1120 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI, United States

Services at 9:30 and 11 AM: New Series "Images of God," Mother's Day

The Spiritual Practices Which Shaped Jesus

UUMC 1120 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI, United States

Jesus was a Jew and raised in the practices of Judaism. Through 5 sessions, beginning April 14, we will explore 11 spiritual practices of Judaism which Jesus would have observed. We will use the book Mudhouse Sabbath by Rev. Lauren Winner, an Episcopal priest who was raised an Orthodox Jew and who still finds great value in the spiritual practices of her youth. She believes Christians can grow closer to and more connected with Jesus through such practices. They also help us understand many of our own Christian spiritual disciplines.

Rev. Rick Blunt will lead this class, on Sundays at 11am-12pm in the Bethune Room. It is helpful, but not required, to purchase a copy of the book from your favorite bookseller. There is a video component by the author each week which will lead into a discussion of the spiritual practices highlighted for that session.

Note: the class will not meet on Sunday, April 24 because Rev. Blunt will be in Charlotte, NC observing the historic UM General Conference. The last class will be May 19.

Event Series Comfort Quilts

Comfort Quilts

UUMC 1120 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI, United States

Lower Level of the church. 2nd & 4th Mondays. No experience necessary! Help us make quilts for the homeless. Quilts provide essential warmth and comfort and offer a tangible expression of care and support to individuals facing homelessness. For more information, contact Patty Puckett at plpel@aol.com.

Event Series Grief Group

Grief & Loss Support Group

UUMC 1120 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI, United States

If you have experienced the death of a loved one and would like a caring, supportive space as part of your grief journey, we welcome you to join us. Weekly sessions will run consecutively for 8 weeks. Email Ann McCulloch mcculloch.annie@gmail.com or Kathryn Kilpatrick kjkilpatrick5@gmail.com for more information or to register. You may also sign up on the church website.

Event Series Loaves and Fishes

Loaves and Fishes

Loaves & Fishes Shelter 831 N. Sycamore St., Lansing, United States

Help feed the homeless! UUMC needs volunteers to cook and deliver a meal for 12 at the Loaves and Fishes Shelter every third Saturday. It's just a once or twice-a-year commitment. Reach out to Pearl Dekker to learn more: pearldekker@comcast.net.

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