Thompsontown and Locust Run United Methodist Churches’ Ash Wednesday service is scheduled for Wednesday March 6. Locust Run will host the service at 7 PM. As part of the service, anyone interested will have the opportunity to have the sign of the cross imposed on their foreheads. After the imposition of ashes, we will celebrate Holy Communion. All are welcome!
- Ash Wednesday – March 6 (7 PM) at Locust Run UMC
- Palm Sunday – April 14 at Thompsontown UMC (9 AM) and Locust Run UMC (10:30 AM)
- Maundy Thursday – April 18 (7 PM) at Thompsontown UMC
- Good Friday Day Camp – April 19 (2 PM – 4:30 PM) at Locust Run UMC
- Good Friday Service – April 19 (7 PM) at Locust Run UMC
- Easter Sunrise Service – April 21 (6:30 AM) at Thompsontown Youth Center
- Easter Day Service – April 21 at Thompsontown UMC (9 AM) and Locust Run UMC (10:30 AM)
Deacon Megan and Pastor Andrew will be leading a Lenten study on atonement. We will be examining key questions surrounding different theories of atonement: Why did Christ live and die? What or who does Christ save us from? Tuesday night session will be at Locust Run at 7 PM. Thursday morning sessions will be at Thompsontown at 10 AM. Below is a schedule. The study will start on Thursday March 7 and end on Tuesday April 16. All are welcome!
- March 7/12: at-one-ment, telling the story
- March 14/19: theology of sacrifice
- March 21/26: ransom theories
- March 28/April 2: substitution theories
- April 4/9: moral exemplar theories
- April 11/16: redeeming atonement
Pastor Andrew will lead three information sessions focused on the Special February General Conference. Each session will be an hour to an hour and a half. It will be a time of information sharing. There will be a chance to ask questions. See the schedule below.
- February 7 at Thompsontown UMC (7 PM)
- February 9 at Locust Run UMC (10 AM)
- February 19 at Locust Run (1 PM)