A Link for Worship – Sunday, March 22, 2020

March 17th, 2020|

If you were unable to access the live service via your Facebook account, you can watch the service by clicking on this link. You do not need a facebook account to access this link: https://www.facebook.com/mumcstl/video555336041750531

Worship and Meetings

March 16th, 2020|

At this time worship will be online and other meetings are temporarily postponed. Check Maplewood UMC Facebook page and weekly "Messenger" (newsletter) for further information

Listen to Pastor Kim’s Message 3/8/20

March 9th, 2020|

Pastor Kim's message 3:8:20 We talked about how important questions are for growing spiritually. Don’t be afraid. Bring your questions. Bring your friends who have questions.  Even if we get to the edge of the earth, we will find [...]

Why Lent?

March 7th, 2020|

Lent is a time of repentance, fasting and preparation for the coming of Easter. It is a time of self-examination and reflection. In the early church, Lent began as a period of fasting and preparation for baptism [...]

March Person-2-Person

March 7th, 2020|

  Do you have ANY idea how much you are worth? Prepare to be amazed! go to person2person.faithweb.com

Listen to Pastor Kim’s Sermon 3/1/20

March 2nd, 2020|

Pastor Kim's Message This Sunday, we will focus on the questions “Why grow?” and “What is the goal for growth?” If acorns grow into oak trees; “helicopter seeds” grow into maple trees; and gnarly looking sweet [...]

Weekend on Wheels Needs Food!!

February 26th, 2020|

Don't forget to bring food for Weekend On Wheels (WOW)) With school now in session boxes of food will be going to homes of students who need a little extra help with food to get [...]

Forty Days of Lent – Ways to Learn and Serve

February 26th, 2020|

Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent,the (approximately) six weeks that lead up to Easter.  During this season, the Maplewood UMC congregation focuses on growing in our relationship with God and with each other.     During [...]

Reconciling Ministries FAQ

February 26th, 2020|

#1 – What IS “Reconciling Ministries”? Have you been hearing or reading the phrase “Reconciling Ministries” and wondering what it’s all about? “Reconciling” churches are United Methodist congregations where people of all sexual orientations and gender [...]

Need updates for the Church Picture Directory

February 1st, 2020|

Our Church Directory needs YOUR picture and any update information.  Your picture can be taken before or after worship  on Sundays or take your own picture and upload it to the link below.   Thanks for [...]

Weekend on Wheels Needs Food!!

August 27th, 2019|

Don't forget to bring food for Weekend On Wheels (WOW)) With school now in session boxes of food will be going to homes of students who need a little extra help with food to get [...]

MUMC Hosting Freedom School in the Summer of 2020

July 31st, 2019|

MUMC plans to host a Freedom School in the summer of 2020.  We hope to welcome thirty children (kindergarten through third grade) from our community to this 6 week (Monday through Friday) full day literacy camp. [...]

Pastor Kim on Youth Mission Trip July 7th through 13th

July 4th, 2019|

Pastor Kim will be on the Youth Mission trip from Sunday, July 7 through Saturday, July 13.   Jewell McGhee will be sharing the message this coming Sunday and Rev. Steve Wall-Smith will serve Holy Communion.   [...]

Summer Youth Mission Trip Fundraisers

May 5th, 2019|

There are two ways to help the youth fund their trip to Cleveland, Ohio where they will work with the Nehemiah Project on home repair or rebuilding projects.   You are invited to donate online through  Snap Raise [...]

All-Church Lenten Study begins in March

February 18th, 2019|

You are invited and encouraged to prayerfully consider taking part in a discussion group as part of our All Church Lenten Study. The groups will meet weekly during the six weeks of Lent. A study book, "A [...]

CHURCH CANCELLED TODAY DUE TO TREACHEROUS ICE

February 10th, 2019|

 CHURCH CANCELLED TODAY: Unfortunately we are cancelling church today due to the treacherous ice on sidewalks and stairs and the forecast for more freezing rain. We hope to see everyone next week.

“Wearing God” Small Group Book Study Begins

December 31st, 2018|

You are invited to be part of a Book Discussion Small Group which will meet on two Thursdays, January 10 and January 17, 2019 (Please note these corrected dates!) at 7 p.m. at the church. The group will discuss, Wearing [...]

WEBSITE UNDER CONSTRUCTION

December 26th, 2018|

We are building a new website so please excuse of if our website is not up to date. New one will be coming soon!

Last Chance to be a Part of the Church Directory

December 26th, 2018|

Our Church Directory needs YOUR picture! Your picture can be taken before or after worship the next 2 Sundays. OR take a minute, click on this link, browse your computer and upload a picture. If you are on your [...]

REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR BUILD-A-GIFT 2018!

October 31st, 2018|

On the first Saturday of December Maplewood United Methodist Church provides a fun day for children 3-12 to make and wrap gifts for family members and friends. This year Build-a-Gift is December 1st from 10AM [...]

MUMC to Help with Mosaic Services Fun Run

September 14th, 2018|

Mosaic Services Fun Run, Saturday, October 6 at the Maplewood High School athletic field…Maplewood UMC folks are invited (again) to help with the run. Arrive at 8 a.m. for your assignment. More info? contact Jan Harsh at [...]

MUMC to Help with Mosaic Services Fun Run

September 14th, 2018|

Mosaic Services Fun Run, Saturday, October 6 at the Maplewood High School athletic field…Maplewood UMC folks are invited (again) to help with the run. Arrive at 8 a.m. for your assignment. More info? contact Jan Harsh at [...]

A Disciple’s Path Small Group Begins in October

August 22nd, 2018|

A Disciple’s Path small group will begin on Tuesday, October 2. Pastor Kim will lead this 6-week study, exploring in depth the practices we commit to as members of a local United Methodist Congregation: to support the [...]

A Disciple’s Path Small Group Begins in October

August 22nd, 2018|

A Disciple’s Path small group will begin on Tuesday, October 2. Pastor Kim will lead this 6-week study, exploring in depth the practices we commit to as members of a local United Methodist Congregation: to support the [...]

A Disciple’s Path Small Group Begins in October

August 22nd, 2018|

A Disciple’s Path small group will begin on Tuesday, October 2. Pastor Kim will lead this 6-week study, exploring in depth the practices we commit to as members of a local United Methodist Congregation: to support the [...]

New GriefShare Group Forming

July 19th, 2018|

A GriefShare group led by Steve and Lis Wall-Smith meets each Saturday from 10:00am-11:30am. GriefShare is a 13-week program of structured conversations, reflections, and mutual support for those who have lost loved ones of any age [...]

MUMC Planning Second Annual Outdoor Movie Night

June 19th, 2018|

Movie Night - Despicable Me Friday, August 24 Show time:  8:15pm Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and friends! Free movie-free popcorn-free soda Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Confirmation Classes Begin in January

December 29th, 2017|

Confirmation Class begins at Maplewood UMC on Sunday, January 7 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.  These classes are intended to provide our youth with information and experiences which will assist them in making a [...]

Small Group Opportunities in January

December 27th, 2017|

  Discussion of “What’s the Least You Can Believe and Still Be a Christian?:  A Guide to What Matters Most”  led by Mary Kunce and Suzanne Thompson.   This book offers folks a “viable alternative to [...]

Small Group Opportunities in January

December 27th, 2017|

  Discussion of “What’s the Least You Can Believe and Still Be a Christian?:  A Guide to What Matters Most”  led by Mary Kunce and Suzanne Thompson.   This book offers folks a “viable alternative to [...]

Children’s Christmas Pageant Enjoyed by All

December 23rd, 2017|

This is a beloved tradition of Maplewood United Methodist Church, where the Christmas story is acted out during worship in December by the children of the church. When possible, a real child plays the baby [...]

Children’s Christmas Pageant Enjoyed by All

December 23rd, 2017|

This is a beloved tradition of Maplewood United Methodist Church, where the Christmas story is acted out during worship in December by the children of the church. When possible, a real child plays the baby [...]

Upcoming Sermons

November 6th, 2017|

November 12: The Stories Saints Tell ( Joshua 24: 1 – 3a; 14 – 25) Olivia Ward’s baptism day! November 19: The Thanksgiving of the Saints (Deuteronomy 8: 7 – 18) Pastor Kristi will be [...]

Upcoming Sermons

November 6th, 2017|

November 12: The Stories Saints Tell ( Joshua 24: 1 – 3a; 14 – 25) Olivia Ward’s baptism day! November 19: The Thanksgiving of the Saints (Deuteronomy 8: 7 – 18) Pastor Kristi will be [...]

Grief Share is Coming to MUMC

November 5th, 2017|

Maplewood UMC will host a faith-based 13- week Grief Share course on Monday evenings, 7 – 8:30 pm, from February 5 through April 30, 2018. The Grief Share curriculum treats grief as a God-given healing [...]

Grief Share is Coming to MUMC

November 5th, 2017|

Maplewood UMC will host a faith-based 13- week Grief Share course on Monday evenings, 7 – 8:30 pm, from February 5 through April 30, 2018. The Grief Share curriculum treats grief as a God-given healing [...]

Listen to Pastor Kim’s Sermon from 11/5/17

November 1st, 2017|

Pastor Kim Shirar's messages each week are relevant and thought provoking. Kim asks questions which help us to know ourselves and to know God a little better week by week. Pastor Kim's Sermon 11/5/17 Listen [...]

Listen to Pastor Kim’s Sermon from 11/5/17

November 1st, 2017|

Pastor Kim Shirar's messages each week are relevant and thought provoking. Kim asks questions which help us to know ourselves and to know God a little better week by week. Pastor Kim's Sermon 11/5/17 Listen [...]

Serve 2017: A Fullfilling Day

October 21st, 2017|

On October 14th a good number of MUMC folks were engaged in service through MUMC SERVE day.  Thank you to each of you who gave time and energy to serve! *The Mosaic Fun Run was [...]

Serve 2017: A Fullfilling Day

October 21st, 2017|

On October 14th a good number of MUMC folks were engaged in service through MUMC SERVE day.  Thank you to each of you who gave time and energy to serve! *The Mosaic Fun Run was [...]

MUMC Hosts Family Movie Night on Church Lawn: Shrek

August 6th, 2017|

You are invited to Family Movie Night on the Front Lawn at Maplewood UMC!   Saturday, August 26, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. with movie, “Shrek," beginning shortly after  approximately 8 p.m.   The movie, popcorn, and soda are FREE!   Invite your friends and [...]

MUMC Hosts Family Movie Night on Church Lawn: Shrek

August 6th, 2017|

You are invited to Family Movie Night on the Front Lawn at Maplewood UMC!   Saturday, August 26, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. with movie, “Shrek," beginning shortly after  approximately 8 p.m.   The movie, popcorn, and soda are FREE!   Invite your friends and [...]

New Sermon Series: “Soaking Up the Psalms”

June 23rd, 2017|

During worship in July we are going to take time for God to renew and refill our souls through the music found in the Bible’s “hymnal”, the Book of Psalms.   The Psalms are songs and [...]

New Sermon Series: “Soaking Up the Psalms”

June 23rd, 2017|

During worship in July we are going to take time for God to renew and refill our souls through the music found in the Bible’s “hymnal”, the Book of Psalms.   The Psalms are songs and [...]

Summer for Children’s Ministry: Seven Super Summer Sundays

June 18th, 2017|

July 2 will begin SEVEN SUPER SUMMER SUNDAYS  for preschool and elementary-aged Sunday school students.  The children  are invited to gather in Fellowship hall for simple breakfast, a story from the Bible, and an activity.   If you and a [...]

Summer for Children’s Ministry: Seven Super Summer Sundays

June 18th, 2017|

July 2 will begin SEVEN SUPER SUMMER SUNDAYS  for preschool and elementary-aged Sunday school students.  The children  are invited to gather in Fellowship hall for simple breakfast, a story from the Bible, and an activity.   If you and a [...]

Support for Kwasha School in Zambia Continues

May 7th, 2017|

Be watching for information about the direction of on-going support of Kwasha school. This month’s start will include collecting pencils (MANY pencils) to send to the students with Karen Raborn when she makes her trip [...]

Support for Kwasha School in Zambia Continues

May 7th, 2017|

Be watching for information about the direction of on-going support of Kwasha school. This month’s start will include collecting pencils (MANY pencils) to send to the students with Karen Raborn when she makes her trip [...]

New Sermon Series Begins: “Seeing Jesus”

May 2nd, 2017|

Tomorrow during worship we will begin a new sermon series called “Seeing Jesus.” In Matthew’s gospel, the last story Jesus told his disciples before his arrest and crucifixion can be understood as a story about [...]

New Sermon Series Begins: “Seeing Jesus”

May 2nd, 2017|

Tomorrow during worship we will begin a new sermon series called “Seeing Jesus.” In Matthew’s gospel, the last story Jesus told his disciples before his arrest and crucifixion can be understood as a story about [...]

Hospitality Bags Prepared on Easter Morning

April 7th, 2017|

This year between Easter Breakfast and the Easter Egg Hunt we will be assembling Hospitality Bags to be sent home with Easter worshipers after the 11 a.m. service. These bags can be kept in your [...]

Hospitality Bags Prepared on Easter Morning

April 7th, 2017|

This year between Easter Breakfast and the Easter Egg Hunt we will be assembling Hospitality Bags to be sent home with Easter worshipers after the 11 a.m. service. These bags can be kept in your [...]

Community Lenten Lunches Begin

March 7th, 2017|

The Maplewood Community Lenten Lunches will be held at various churches in the Maplewood/Richmond Heights area each Wednesday during Lent from noon to 1 p.m. There is no cost for lunch but a free-will donation [...]

Community Lenten Lunches Begin

March 7th, 2017|

The Maplewood Community Lenten Lunches will be held at various churches in the Maplewood/Richmond Heights area each Wednesday during Lent from noon to 1 p.m. There is no cost for lunch but a free-will donation [...]

New January Sermon Series Beginning: “Reboot”

January 5th, 2017|

What is "Reboot?" 1. to restart (a computer) by loading the operating system; boot again. 2. to produce a distinctly new version of (an established media franchise, as a film, TV show, video game, or [...]

New January Sermon Series Beginning: “Reboot”

January 5th, 2017|

What is "Reboot?" 1. to restart (a computer) by loading the operating system; boot again. 2. to produce a distinctly new version of (an established media franchise, as a film, TV show, video game, or [...]

Build-a-Gift December 3rd for Children 3-12

October 25th, 2016|

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR BUILD-A-GIFT Please call our church office to see if there have been any cancellations. 314-781-5902 On the first Saturday of December  Maplewood United Methodist Church provides a fun day [...]

Build-a-Gift December 3rd for Children 3-12

October 25th, 2016|

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR BUILD-A-GIFT Please call our church office to see if there have been any cancellations. 314-781-5902 On the first Saturday of December  Maplewood United Methodist Church provides a fun day [...]

FOOD IS NEEDED FOR WEEKEND ON WHEELS PROGRAM!

October 11th, 2016|

Pastor Kim received a call from the MRH School District's "Feed and Be Fed" Weekend on Whells program asking if there was any food at church because their food pantry was empty. Although we usually [...]

FOOD IS NEEDED FOR WEEKEND ON WHEELS PROGRAM!

October 11th, 2016|

Pastor Kim received a call from the MRH School District's "Feed and Be Fed" Weekend on Whells program asking if there was any food at church because their food pantry was empty. Although we usually [...]

Voices Needed for Christmas Carol Medley

October 11th, 2016|

The choir has started practicing music for Advent and Christmas. All are invited to come join us for rehearsal on Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm. We do need more voices- women and men, especially sopranos. The [...]

Voices Needed for Christmas Carol Medley

October 11th, 2016|

The choir has started practicing music for Advent and Christmas. All are invited to come join us for rehearsal on Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm. We do need more voices- women and men, especially sopranos. The [...]

Welcome Kyle Steward, Student Pastor

September 13th, 2016|

Welcome to Kyle Steward.  Kyle is a second year student at Eden Theological seminary and will be our student pastor here at MUMC throughout the 2016-2017 school year. During his approximate ten hours per week, [...]

Welcome Kyle Steward, Student Pastor

September 13th, 2016|

Welcome to Kyle Steward.  Kyle is a second year student at Eden Theological seminary and will be our student pastor here at MUMC throughout the 2016-2017 school year. During his approximate ten hours per week, [...]

Prayer Wall Added to Sanctuary

August 18th, 2016|

HELP THANKS WOW three essential prayers.  Our ‘Prayer Wall’ can be found in the front of the sanctuary. We all are welcome to write our prayer(s) on a card and slip it in one of [...]

Prayer Wall Added to Sanctuary

August 18th, 2016|

HELP THANKS WOW three essential prayers.  Our ‘Prayer Wall’ can be found in the front of the sanctuary. We all are welcome to write our prayer(s) on a card and slip it in one of [...]

Watch Video Introducing New Sermon Series

June 16th, 2016|

Summer Sin Cinema … featuring “the 7 Deadly Sins” Coming to the Maplewood United Methodist Church sanctuary near you on Sunday, June 19, 2016! Each week we will use movie clips (very carefully) to help [...]

Watch Video Introducing New Sermon Series

June 16th, 2016|

Summer Sin Cinema … featuring “the 7 Deadly Sins” Coming to the Maplewood United Methodist Church sanctuary near you on Sunday, June 19, 2016! Each week we will use movie clips (very carefully) to help [...]

Children’s Sunday School Takes a Summer Break

June 2nd, 2016|

From Sunday, July 3 through Sunday, August 7 the pre-school and elementary Sunday school classes will be on break. During this time the trustees are planning for new ceilings to be installed in the Sunday [...]

Children’s Sunday School Takes a Summer Break

June 2nd, 2016|

From Sunday, July 3 through Sunday, August 7 the pre-school and elementary Sunday school classes will be on break. During this time the trustees are planning for new ceilings to be installed in the Sunday [...]

Maundy Thursday Supper and Service Planned

February 16th, 2016|

At Maplewood UMC we will have an Maundy Thursday Worship during the evening at 7 p.m. on March 24th. Worship will be preceded by a soup supper in fellowship hall which will begin at 6 [...]

Maundy Thursday Supper and Service Planned

February 16th, 2016|

At Maplewood UMC we will have an Maundy Thursday Worship during the evening at 7 p.m. on March 24th. Worship will be preceded by a soup supper in fellowship hall which will begin at 6 [...]

MUMC Plans Lenten Study

January 6th, 2016|

It is hard to believe it, but the first day of Lent, Ash Wednesday, is February 10. As we have done in past years we are planning an all church Lenten study, asking everyone to [...]

MUMC Plans Lenten Study

January 6th, 2016|

It is hard to believe it, but the first day of Lent, Ash Wednesday, is February 10. As we have done in past years we are planning an all church Lenten study, asking everyone to [...]

Opportunities for Service at Build-a-Gift

October 30th, 2015|

Children ages 3-12 from our congregation and the community are invited to make hand-crafted gifts for family members and friends. We provide the materials, instructions, assistance as needed, and gift wrapping services. Adults who accompany [...]

Opportunities for Service at Build-a-Gift

October 30th, 2015|

Children ages 3-12 from our congregation and the community are invited to make hand-crafted gifts for family members and friends. We provide the materials, instructions, assistance as needed, and gift wrapping services. Adults who accompany [...]

The Adult Mission Trip Returns

October 4th, 2015|

The Adult Mission Trippers have returned. On Sunday, October 4 they travelled to Brookport, Illinois where they built new homes following a devastating tornado in the fall of 2013. Thank you to Shay Blackwell for [...]

The Adult Mission Trip Returns

October 4th, 2015|

The Adult Mission Trippers have returned. On Sunday, October 4 they travelled to Brookport, Illinois where they built new homes following a devastating tornado in the fall of 2013. Thank you to Shay Blackwell for [...]

Anger Management Classes Begin Thursday, October 15th

September 23rd, 2015|

Anger Management classes are offered at MUMC several times each year, taught by Shay Blackwell.  This class is open to anyone who is experiencing problems with anger and wants to learn how to deal with [...]

Anger Management Classes Begin Thursday, October 15th

September 23rd, 2015|

Anger Management classes are offered at MUMC several times each year, taught by Shay Blackwell.  This class is open to anyone who is experiencing problems with anger and wants to learn how to deal with [...]

Three New Small Groups Beginning

September 11th, 2015|

Covenant Bible Study Begins Tuesday, September 15: Covenant Bible study is a 24-week study which is divided into three 8-week sessions. The goal of Covenant Bible study is to deepen our understanding of scripture through [...]

Three New Small Groups Beginning

September 11th, 2015|

Covenant Bible Study Begins Tuesday, September 15: Covenant Bible study is a 24-week study which is divided into three 8-week sessions. The goal of Covenant Bible study is to deepen our understanding of scripture through [...]

Youth Return from Mission Trip Inspired to Serve

August 7th, 2015|

The youth and adults from MUMC who participated in the mission trip to Tennesee returned Saturday and were all in worship on Sunday to share their experiences. All were humbled by the work they did [...]

Youth Return from Mission Trip Inspired to Serve

August 7th, 2015|

The youth and adults from MUMC who participated in the mission trip to Tennesee returned Saturday and were all in worship on Sunday to share their experiences. All were humbled by the work they did [...]

Tutors Needed at MRH ECC

July 11th, 2015|

The Early Childhood Center of Maplewood Richmond Heights Schools has asked Maplewood UMC if we might have 3 or 4 adults who will commit approximately one hour per week to serve as a tutor/friend for [...]

Tutors Needed at MRH ECC

July 11th, 2015|

The Early Childhood Center of Maplewood Richmond Heights Schools has asked Maplewood UMC if we might have 3 or 4 adults who will commit approximately one hour per week to serve as a tutor/friend for [...]

Anger Management Class Beginning at MUMC

April 21st, 2015|

Our Deaconess, Shay Blackwell is beginning another session of Anger Work, her anger management classes.  This class is open to anyone who is experiencing problems with anger and wants to learn how to deal with [...]

Anger Management Class Beginning at MUMC

April 21st, 2015|

Our Deaconess, Shay Blackwell is beginning another session of Anger Work, her anger management classes.  This class is open to anyone who is experiencing problems with anger and wants to learn how to deal with [...]

MUMC Makes Meals for Joe’s Place

January 30th, 2015|

Volunteers from Maplewood United Methodist made meals this month for Joe's Place at Time for Dinner, www.timefordinner.com, 8506 Manchester Road in Brentwood.  Joe's Place is a home that offers a safe nurturing environment during the [...]

MUMC Makes Meals for Joe’s Place

January 30th, 2015|

Volunteers from Maplewood United Methodist made meals this month for Joe's Place at Time for Dinner, www.timefordinner.com, 8506 Manchester Road in Brentwood.  Joe's Place is a home that offers a safe nurturing environment during the [...]

Lenten Study Chosen and Dates Set

January 9th, 2015|

This year the weekly small groups and Sunday morning worship will be focusing on a study book during Lent called, “The Way: Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus.” The study book, written by Rev. Adam [...]

Lenten Study Chosen and Dates Set

January 9th, 2015|

This year the weekly small groups and Sunday morning worship will be focusing on a study book during Lent called, “The Way: Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus.” The study book, written by Rev. Adam [...]

Anger Management Classes Beginning

January 9th, 2015|

Our Deaconess, Shay Blackwell is beginning another session of Anger Work, her anger management classes.  This class is open to anyone who is experiencing problems with anger and wants to learn how to deal with [...]

Anger Management Classes Beginning

January 9th, 2015|

Our Deaconess, Shay Blackwell is beginning another session of Anger Work, her anger management classes.  This class is open to anyone who is experiencing problems with anger and wants to learn how to deal with [...]

MUMC Christmas Offering to go to Shalom House

December 26th, 2014|

Sunday Tammy Laws, the Executive Director of Shalom House, shared about Shalom House during a mission moment. As you probably already know, our Christmas offering will be shared with Shalom House. We heard first-hand about [...]

MUMC Christmas Offering to go to Shalom House

December 26th, 2014|

Sunday Tammy Laws, the Executive Director of Shalom House, shared about Shalom House during a mission moment. As you probably already know, our Christmas offering will be shared with Shalom House. We heard first-hand about [...]

Advent and Christmas Events Planned

November 21st, 2014|

Sunday, November 30:  First Sunday in Advent 9:45 “Under Wraps” Adult Small group meets; Children and Youth Sunday school 11 a.m. Worship Advent Sermon Series “Under Wraps” begins today! “God is Expectant” Wednesday, December 3: [...]

Advent and Christmas Events Planned

November 21st, 2014|

Sunday, November 30:  First Sunday in Advent 9:45 “Under Wraps” Adult Small group meets; Children and Youth Sunday school 11 a.m. Worship Advent Sermon Series “Under Wraps” begins today! “God is Expectant” Wednesday, December 3: [...]

“Holiday Happening” Craft Fair a Big Success

November 17th, 2014|

Saturday, November 15th from 9am-2pm MUMC hosted a craft fair with homemade crafts and baked goods.  The event was a big success with many people enjoying shopping for Christmas goodies and enjoying fellowship. Proceeds will [...]

“Holiday Happening” Craft Fair a Big Success

November 17th, 2014|

Saturday, November 15th from 9am-2pm MUMC hosted a craft fair with homemade crafts and baked goods.  The event was a big success with many people enjoying shopping for Christmas goodies and enjoying fellowship. Proceeds will [...]

“Under Wraps” Study Forming

November 15th, 2014|

Under Wraps: The Gift We Never Expected is a four-week Advent study which will begin the week of November 23. From the back cover of Under Wraps! ”From the beginning, the Bible tells of a [...]

“Under Wraps” Study Forming

November 15th, 2014|

Under Wraps: The Gift We Never Expected is a four-week Advent study which will begin the week of November 23. From the back cover of Under Wraps! ”From the beginning, the Bible tells of a [...]

Craft Fair on November 15th Needs Donations

October 3rd, 2014|

The Prayer Quilters have been busy getting ready for the craft fair on November 15th. We are still looking for more handmade craft items to put in the sale. Whether you can make twenty things [...]

Craft Fair on November 15th Needs Donations

October 3rd, 2014|

The Prayer Quilters have been busy getting ready for the craft fair on November 15th. We are still looking for more handmade craft items to put in the sale. Whether you can make twenty things [...]

Adult Mission Trip to Joplin, Mo in October

September 13th, 2014|

An Adult Mission Trip will be heading to Joplin, MO, October 5th thru 10th, 2014. There are already seven probable participants from MUMC as well as another contingent joining from Webster First MUMC. The team [...]

Adult Mission Trip to Joplin, Mo in October

September 13th, 2014|

An Adult Mission Trip will be heading to Joplin, MO, October 5th thru 10th, 2014. There are already seven probable participants from MUMC as well as another contingent joining from Webster First MUMC. The team [...]

Mission Opportunity for Adults in Fremont, Missouri

July 21st, 2014|

There is a mission opportunity available for Adults and older youth… in FREMONT MO: A SMALL TOWN IN DIRE NEED of assistance with FLOOD DAMAGE RECOVERY Fremont is located 10 miles west of Van Buren [...]

Mission Opportunity for Adults in Fremont, Missouri

July 21st, 2014|

There is a mission opportunity available for Adults and older youth… in FREMONT MO: A SMALL TOWN IN DIRE NEED of assistance with FLOOD DAMAGE RECOVERY Fremont is located 10 miles west of Van Buren [...]

MUMC RESALE SHOP CLOSED JULY 5TH

July 4th, 2014|

Usually open the first Saturday of the month, the MUMC resale shop will be closed July 5th for the holiday. It will be open again Thursday, July 10th at 9am.

MUMC RESALE SHOP CLOSED JULY 5TH

July 4th, 2014|

Usually open the first Saturday of the month, the MUMC resale shop will be closed July 5th for the holiday. It will be open again Thursday, July 10th at 9am.

MUMC Children collect $2,800 for Imagine No Malaria

February 24th, 2014|

Under the “guidance” of our Sunday School kiddoes, this congregation has raised about $2,800, dollars that will be used to work toward eradicating malaria from this world.  Our $2,800 could supply 280 nets! While our [...]

MUMC Children collect $2,800 for Imagine No Malaria

February 24th, 2014|

Under the “guidance” of our Sunday School kiddoes, this congregation has raised about $2,800, dollars that will be used to work toward eradicating malaria from this world.  Our $2,800 could supply 280 nets! While our [...]

Sewing Circle Brings Joy!

December 1st, 2013|

Our Sewing Circles will be taking a break during December and will start up again in January. It has truly been a joy to see the beautiful prayer quilts they have made. Emmett & Velma [...]

Sewing Circle Brings Joy!

December 1st, 2013|

Our Sewing Circles will be taking a break during December and will start up again in January. It has truly been a joy to see the beautiful prayer quilts they have made. Emmett & Velma [...]

MUMC Giving Tree Gives Gifts to Families at Christmas

December 1st, 2013|

Another MUMC tradition continues with our upcoming Giving Tree Project! This year we will be providing approximately 81 gifts for 5 families. Please take an "ornament" (carefully decorated by MUMC kids) which identifies specific, individual [...]

MUMC Giving Tree Gives Gifts to Families at Christmas

December 1st, 2013|

Another MUMC tradition continues with our upcoming Giving Tree Project! This year we will be providing approximately 81 gifts for 5 families. Please take an "ornament" (carefully decorated by MUMC kids) which identifies specific, individual [...]

Spiritual Gifts Survey Available

November 11th, 2013|

Please take a moment this month to take The Spiritual Gifts Survey.  This survey can help us identify our gifts and give us a greater understanding of how we can use the gifts God has [...]

Spiritual Gifts Survey Available

November 11th, 2013|

Please take a moment this month to take The Spiritual Gifts Survey.  This survey can help us identify our gifts and give us a greater understanding of how we can use the gifts God has [...]

Safe Sanctuary Training to Begin November 10th

October 21st, 2013|

Maplewood United Methodist Church is a "Safe Sanctuary" church. Folks who work with children, youth and vulnerable adults take training designed to assure that MUMC provides a safe and secure environment. Our Safe Sanctuaries training [...]

Safe Sanctuary Training to Begin November 10th

October 21st, 2013|

Maplewood United Methodist Church is a "Safe Sanctuary" church. Folks who work with children, youth and vulnerable adults take training designed to assure that MUMC provides a safe and secure environment. Our Safe Sanctuaries training [...]

All Age Church Retreat at Blue Mountain, Oct. 11-13

September 16th, 2013|

Everyone is invited to the Annual Church Retreat at Blue Mountain United Methodist Camp, October 11-13th. For over twenty fun-filled years, church retreat has been a fabulous time of worship, campfires, wading for tadpoles, pillow [...]

All Age Church Retreat at Blue Mountain, Oct. 11-13

September 16th, 2013|

Everyone is invited to the Annual Church Retreat at Blue Mountain United Methodist Camp, October 11-13th. For over twenty fun-filled years, church retreat has been a fabulous time of worship, campfires, wading for tadpoles, pillow [...]

MUMC Receives Grant for Children’s Ministry

September 9th, 2013|

Good grant news for children’s ministry at Maplewood UMC! Last week we received a letter from the Gateway Board for Mission and Growth informing us that we have been awarded a grant for children’s ministry [...]

MUMC Receives Grant for Children’s Ministry

September 9th, 2013|

Good grant news for children’s ministry at Maplewood UMC! Last week we received a letter from the Gateway Board for Mission and Growth informing us that we have been awarded a grant for children’s ministry [...]

SERVE 2013 a Success!

September 8th, 2013|

What a GREAT DAY for MUMC. Joining other United Methodists on this special day of service,  MUMC had a variety of activities. A 6 member cooking crew mixed up eight casseroles for Shalom House.  Another [...]

SERVE 2013 a Success!

September 8th, 2013|

What a GREAT DAY for MUMC. Joining other United Methodists on this special day of service,  MUMC had a variety of activities. A 6 member cooking crew mixed up eight casseroles for Shalom House.  Another [...]

Mission Trip to Piedmont, MO was a success!

August 12th, 2013|

A report from the adult mission trip team: the trip was a great success! Piedmont, MO, where they had flooding in 2008 and 2011, was our destination. Volunteers in Mission (VIM) working with Catholic Charities [...]

Mission Trip to Piedmont, MO was a success!

August 12th, 2013|

A report from the adult mission trip team: the trip was a great success! Piedmont, MO, where they had flooding in 2008 and 2011, was our destination. Volunteers in Mission (VIM) working with Catholic Charities [...]

Last Day to Order T-Shirts for Serve 2013 is July 31st

July 18th, 2013|

Order a Serve 2013 T-Shirt and participate in Serve 2013. Maplewood United Methodist Church will be participating in the national day of service along with other United Methodist Congregations this fall. On the morning of [...]

Last Day to Order T-Shirts for Serve 2013 is July 31st

July 18th, 2013|

Order a Serve 2013 T-Shirt and participate in Serve 2013. Maplewood United Methodist Church will be participating in the national day of service along with other United Methodist Congregations this fall. On the morning of [...]

Quilting Ministry Planned

June 24th, 2013|

Calling all quilters! A quilting group will be starting this Fall (2013) with the goal of creating prayer quilts (lap size) for presentation to seriously ill church members. An organizational meeting will be held this [...]

Quilting Ministry Planned

June 24th, 2013|

Calling all quilters! A quilting group will be starting this Fall (2013) with the goal of creating prayer quilts (lap size) for presentation to seriously ill church members. An organizational meeting will be held this [...]

Watch Video of “Fun!” Father’s Day at MUMC

June 18th, 2013|

Maplewood United Methodist Church had an unusual worship experience this past Sunday. Kim's sermon was about the value of play in our lives. As a lead in, Kyle, one of our Children's Ministry team, organized [...]

Watch Video of “Fun!” Father’s Day at MUMC

June 18th, 2013|

Maplewood United Methodist Church had an unusual worship experience this past Sunday. Kim's sermon was about the value of play in our lives. As a lead in, Kyle, one of our Children's Ministry team, organized [...]

MUMC participating in “Let Them Eat Art” Festival

June 4th, 2013|

Maplewood United Methodist Church plans to participate in this year's "Let Them Eat Art", a Maplewood Art Festival, July 12. MUMC has handed out free bottles of water to the hot, appreciative crowd for several [...]

MUMC participating in “Let Them Eat Art” Festival

June 4th, 2013|

Maplewood United Methodist Church plans to participate in this year's "Let Them Eat Art", a Maplewood Art Festival, July 12. MUMC has handed out free bottles of water to the hot, appreciative crowd for several [...]

MUMC plans Summer Fest for kids!

April 29th, 2013|

Each summer Maplewood United Methodist Church provides a vacation bible school experience for children pre-school through 6th grade. Songs, skits, games and a family time are fun and free of charge. This year's [...]

MUMC plans Summer Fest for kids!

April 29th, 2013|

Each summer Maplewood United Methodist Church provides a vacation bible school experience for children pre-school through 6th grade. Songs, skits, games and a family time are fun and free of charge. This year's [...]

Joyous Palm Sunday Despite Snow Storm

March 25th, 2013|

Maplewood United Methodist folks came out in full force despite the inclement weather on Sunday. The children sang and paraded with palms and a great time was had by all. Looking forward to Easter next [...]

Joyous Palm Sunday Despite Snow Storm

March 25th, 2013|

Maplewood United Methodist folks came out in full force despite the inclement weather on Sunday. The children sang and paraded with palms and a great time was had by all. Looking forward to Easter next [...]

New Lenten Study to Begin

February 1st, 2013|

For the past several years at Maplewood UMC we have used Lent, the six weeks before Easter, as an opportunity for growing in our relationship with God and with each other by emphasizing three spiritual [...]

New Lenten Study to Begin

February 1st, 2013|

For the past several years at Maplewood UMC we have used Lent, the six weeks before Easter, as an opportunity for growing in our relationship with God and with each other by emphasizing three spiritual [...]

ZUMBA classes moving to Mondays in 2013

December 4th, 2012|

Zumba is a fitness class based on Latin styles of music - a fun way to get a full body workout. In 2013 the classes will move to Monday evenings at 6:45 PM Upcoming dates [...]

ZUMBA classes moving to Mondays in 2013

December 4th, 2012|

Zumba is a fitness class based on Latin styles of music - a fun way to get a full body workout. In 2013 the classes will move to Monday evenings at 6:45 PM Upcoming dates [...]

November Newsletter

November 1st, 2012|

To see this month's Messenger Newsletter - click on the link below. Messenger Nov. 2012 pdf c      

November Newsletter

November 1st, 2012|

To see this month's Messenger Newsletter - click on the link below. Messenger Nov. 2012 pdf c      

Small Group Studies

July 24th, 2012|

Small group studies are one way in which we grow in our faith at Maplewood UMC. This coming fall beginning in mid-September we are excited to begin a “basics” class during which participants will have [...]

Small Group Studies

July 24th, 2012|

Small group studies are one way in which we grow in our faith at Maplewood UMC. This coming fall beginning in mid-September we are excited to begin a “basics” class during which participants will have [...]

All-Church Lenten Study

February 7th, 2012|

For the past several years the folks at Maplewood UMC have made Lent, the six weeks leading up to Easter, a time to really focus on our faith, both as individuals and as a community. [...]

All-Church Lenten Study

February 7th, 2012|

For the past several years the folks at Maplewood UMC have made Lent, the six weeks leading up to Easter, a time to really focus on our faith, both as individuals and as a community. [...]

Sermons on Family Relationships

January 5th, 2012|

On Jan. 15 we will begin a three week series of sermons about family relationships.  In conjunction with this family series, there will be opportunities for sermon discussion groups, also starting Jan. 15. These small [...]

Sermons on Family Relationships

January 5th, 2012|

On Jan. 15 we will begin a three week series of sermons about family relationships.  In conjunction with this family series, there will be opportunities for sermon discussion groups, also starting Jan. 15. These small [...]

New Prayer Team Forming!

January 5th, 2012|

 A new prayer team is forming.  If you are interested in being part of this team of praying people, please contact Pastor Kim at  pastor@maplewoodumc.org This team will both gather for prayer and/or agree to [...]

New Prayer Team Forming!

January 5th, 2012|

 A new prayer team is forming.  If you are interested in being part of this team of praying people, please contact Pastor Kim at  pastor@maplewoodumc.org This team will both gather for prayer and/or agree to [...]