Check out what's going on this week at the UMC of Red Bank!
Thursday, February 6, 2020

January 21 – February 16
For four weeks, Pastor Jess will be away on a Renewal Leave.
She will return refreshed and renewed in body,
mind, and spirit and ready to lead afresh.
Rev. David Henritzy will be serving as interim Pastor until February 10th, when he will be headed out of town on vacation. From February 11-16th, all pastoral care needs will be cared for by Rev. Jessica Campbell, pastor of the Hamilton UMC in Neptune. If you have any questions or pastoral care needs between now and February 10, please don’t hesitate to contact Rev. Henritzy at or 914-584-3160. From Feb. 11-16, Rev. Campbell can be reached at
845-893-9267 .

TREX Challenge for a Greener Earth
We did it!
On January 22, Club 77 sorted and weighed plastic in support of our TREX ®  CHALLENGE FOR A GREENER EARTH.  We’re excited to announce that we have exceeded our 500 lb collection goal having collected, sorted, and weighed 598 lbs of plastic that would otherwise have been sent to landfills. Join us this Sunday as we recognize our achievement and learn more about how you can continue to make a difference in our Green Faith effort to be good stewards of our earth!
Welcome Welcome Welcome !
Please join us in welcoming Nell Ryan who will be joining our staff family as part-time secretary in the church office. Nell will be filling in the days left open when Sheila down-sized her days commitment.

Nell will be a terrific asset to the team. She is highly skilled as a graphic/web designer and thoroughly capable in all aspects of office management. She is a regular volunteer with Bon Jovi’s Soul Kitchen and has done freelance work with Lunch Break and
NJ Sharing Network. 

Please introduce yourself and say hello when you see her in the office.
The God Squad Clothing Drive

Thank you for participating in the God Squad Clothing Drive. Your donations of clothes/linens/shoes were appreciated. ALL proceeds will go directly towards the upcoming youth mission trip.
Backpack Crew Tower of Giving

Thank you! For the month of January, Outreach collected items for the Backpack Crew. This was a building wide event with bins placed around the church. The tower of food the children built in Fellowship Hall has been moved to the BPC room and is going out in the backpacks. Thank you!

Y outh Group Spaghetti Dinner - This Saturday F ebruary 8 from 5-7 p.m.
Save the date for a delicious meal of spaghetti, ravioli, or both, topped with meat or meatless sauce. This all-you-can-eat fundraising dinner is available for $5 for children and $12 for adults. Proceeds support our youth mission trip.
UMW Bake Sale
Mark your calendars for the UMW Bake Sale on Sunday, February 9th. If you would like to bake, please let Linda Babler know, . All funds go to UMW Mission funds.
Lenten Music Series
Come join us every Tuesday in March from 7:00-7:30 for a series of contemplative musical meditations. We hope these experiences will allow you to become centered in Lenten reflection.
3/3 - UMCRB Village Band
3/10 - Benedikt Winzer, violin
3/17 - Taize service
3/24 - Flute, Recorder, and Organ
3/31 - Lenten Orgelbuchlien Chorales
For more info, look to bulletin boards around church or ask Evan Courtney ( )
New Member Reception:

We will receive new members on Sunday, March 8 during regular services. In preparation Pastor Jess is offering 2 orientation classes: Sunday, Feb. 23 at 9 am on our Red Bank Methodist Church and Sunday, Mar. 1 at 9 am on the United Methodist denomination. Contact Pastor Jess or George Schildge (848-218-1847).
Did you Know? Building Space for Community Partners.

Did you know our church offers space to non-profit community partners who are looking for regular, weekly or monthly meeting space? We currently have space available on Saturday mornings for this purpose. We ask groups to contribute a usage fee in order to help offset our operational costs & the group application must be approved by the Trustees. If you know of a group that might be looking for space on Saturday mornings please have them reach out to our church office at 732-747-0446.
The Bridge
H ave you ever had questions about the transition from conservative to liberal theology? Is there an aspect about liberal theology that just doesn't make sense? Join us on Sunday, February 23rd at 9 am in Room 114 as we launch our first week of The Bridge! We will be discussing progressive theology and the many questions surrounding the diverse beliefs and differences between liberal and conservative theology. The 9 week program will invite a safe space for questions about the Bible and how Christianity fits into diverse belief systems. I hope to see you there! Case Akers (They/Them) .
Family Promise Training Saturday, February 29, 2020
Worship Sneak Peek
February 2, 2020

Join us on Sunday as we are led in worship by Rev. Dr. Vicki Miller Brendler. We’ll
ponder Jesus’ commandment to be the salt and light for the world, and what that looks
like today. Hope to see you there!

Pastoral Care
If someone is hospitalized or in need of a pastoral visit 
please contact the church office at
732-747-0446, or

If you have a pastoral emergency, please contact 
Rev. Jessica Naulty at 908-400-2343 or