Mediation Team Offers New Proposal to Separate UMC
(Washington, D.C.) - A diverse group of representatives from United Methodist advocacy groups with contrasting views and bishops from around the world has collaborated on a proposed agreement for the separation of The United Methodist Church (UMC) that has the unanimous support of all the parties involved.
The agreement, the Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation, was achieved on December 17, 2019 and announced today.
The action comes amid heightened tensions in the church over conflicting views related to human sexuality after the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference failed to resolve differences among church members.
Legislation to implement the Protocol statement – an eight-page document detailing the terms of a split of the 13+ million-member denomination – is expected to come before the United Methodist General Conference for a vote at their legislative meeting in Minneapolis, Minn. in May 2020. Continued>>>>Super Bowls of Chili! - ROCK Fundraiser
ROCK Fundraiser: Super Bowls of Chili! Please support the CUMC Youth as they venture to ROCK again this year. Tasty treats for everyone.
ROCK is a powerful and fun-filled event that allows youth and adults to take a step back from their busy lives and learn about the amazing love of Jesus Christ. It is an awesome experience for folks to more fully connect with God and their friends while listening to great bands and speakers. You will leave ROCK renewed and ready to spread the word about God’s great love for us.
ROCK is designed as a retreat with a focus on presenting the Gospel message in an exciting, culturally appropriate way for young people (and now adults, too) to be exposed to and have an opportunity to respond to an invitation to a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ. Each year there are different speakers, bands and breakout sessions. All are selected by the ROCK team.
Shrove Tuesday Pancake and Sausage Dinner
Shrove Tuesday is the day before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. The name Shrove comes from word 'Shriven' meaning absolve. Shrove Tuesday is observed by many Christians who make a point of self-examination to consider the wrongs they need to repent and what areas of spiritual growth they need to ask God's help in dealing with. The other name for this day, Pancake Day, comes from the old English custom of using up all the fattening ingredients in the house before Lent, so that people were ready to fast during Lent.
Colesville United Methodist Church began the Shrove Tuesday Pancake and Sausage Dinner in the 1930s. The dinner is low-cost ($10.00/adults and $6.00/children under 12) and features "all you can eat pancakes", sausage and beverages.
The dinner is sponsored annually by the United Methodist Men and each year many old and new friends come. Come and enjoy a steaming hot plate of pancakes and sausage and fellowship with members of the community.
The CUMC Robotics Club will begin again this October and will meet on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. Our students range from upper elementary school to high school. All are welcome to participate. There is no charge. No special ability for math or science is required. If your son or daughter is interested, plan for them to attend starting October 12.
Sundays at 10:00 AM
Colesville is blessed with a joyous and spiritual membership. We offer Adult Sunday School classes beginning at 9:00 am, a nursery, and a multitude of opportunities for all ages to become involved. Visitor parking is available in the back of the church and near the East entrance. Our facility features handicap accessiblity at the East entrance and ushers are available to assist with any special needs you may have.
At Colesville, some of us dress up and others dress casual. We believe God is more concerned with a person's heart than with their clothes; and we welcome you, just as you are. First-time visitors are invited to contact us for more information. For new members and those considering joining us, we offer New Member Classes regularly. Informal Coffee Time is held after the morning service and is a perfect time to catch up with church members and make new friends. Please use this site to access the information you need about the church and as a resource for broadening your faith. We look forward to hearing from you and answering any questions you might have.