Concord United Methodist Church
March 20, 2020
THIS WEEK (and beyond)

UMCOR SUNDAY is this Sunday - Your gifts given will help support the day to day expenses of UMCOR. By giving this Sunday (formerly One Great Hour of Sharing), this allows the remainder of the year 100% of your gifts to help with disaster relief. Click here to give or text CONCORDUMC to 73256 to give from your phone.

WORSHIP ONLINE - This Sunday join us at or live on Facebook for worship at 10:00 AM.

RECOVERY ONLINE - United In Recovery will broadcast its worship service live on Mondays at 6:30pm at and the United in Recovery Facebook page (@UnitedNRecovery). A men's and a women's online open share recovery group will be offered via Zoom video conference at 7:15 on Mondays. Please follow United In Recovery on Facebook to access links to the online recovery groups.

CHURCHWIDE PRAYER LIST - If you have a prayer request that you would like to share with the congregation, click here .

PRIVATE PRAYER LIST - If you have a prayer request that you would like to share with the pastors at Concord, click here .


DAILY DEVOTIONALS AT NOON - Each day starting Monday, March 23 we will do a daily devotional at Noon via FACEBOOK on the Concord Children's page. The post will be reposted for families to click and watch if they miss the live feed. We will have different people give the devotion each day. Join us and let us say” Hi” to your family at noon each day.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT KIDS - Beginning Wednesday, March 25 there will be a zoom conference with our volunteers and families. We are asking that you and your child(ren) join us for a time to connect with one another, pray together, and hear a short devotion.
  • K-1st Grade families and volunteers join together at 6pm
  • 2nd-3rd Grade families and volunteers join together at 6:30pm
  • 4th-5th Grade families and volunteers join together at 7:00pm

SUNDAY MORNING VIRTUAL SUNDAY SCHOOL - On Sunday mornings at 9:30 AM on the Concord Children’s Ministry Facebook page there will be a short devotion and message for the kids. This is a live meeting and the participants can see who is joining and comment, so its also a good time to say good morning.

  • Daily Lenten devotional sent to your e-mail address

  • Bible study Lenten opportunity - Currently studying Max Lucado's text, "And the Angels were Silent" led by Pastor Glenna. You can join the live Zoom broadcast or get a tape of the delivered study to your e-mail.

  • Sunday school class lesson - "Entering the Passion of Jesus" led by Pastor Glenna, taped and delivered to your e-mail.

  • Also in addition to the "In the Loop" which goes out through e-mail each Friday, you will also receive an "In Touch" through e-mail each day to help us stay in contact with one another. 

If you want more information or want to participate, contact Glenna ( telling her of your interest and she will make it happen!
For todays In Touch message, click the graphic above.

There are many opportunities to serve, please go to xxxx. If you can volunteer to help. Below is a list of just a few ways you go serve during these unsettling times.

• Preparing meals for shut-ins or those in need
• Delivering meals for shut-ins or those in need
• Personal shoppers
• Work in and with the food pantry
• Call persons who are regular shut-ins as well as those who are isolated because of the pandemic
• Writing notes to shut-ins
• Serving as a monitor to chat and respond with persons during our online worship services
• Movers/ Haulers - Assist moving furniture and/or other supplies for missions working with families, Habitat or others with needs.
• Truck and/ trailer owners - drive for the moving of furniture and / or other supplies for Missions working with families, Habitat or others with needs

To sign up to volunteer, click here .

  • Amplified 2.0 every Sunday at 6pm via Instagram Live

  • Coffee House every Wednesday at 5pm via Instagram Live

  • High Schoo Girls Life Group via Zoom Wednesday at 6pm


Gifts have been given in memory of:
  • Edie Hummel (Building Fund)
  • Mary Lea Cumpston (CADES Fund)
PASTOR ON CALL - After hour and weekend emergency number - 865-321-1149
W ORSHIP - March 22

Sermon: A New Nature
Rev. Larry Trotter

Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:17-21

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