Past Events

Past Events

Feb 14, 2018

Ash Wed. Services

The first day of Lent. It marks the beginning of a period of reflection and penance. In the Bible, sprinkling oneself with ashes was traditionally a sign of one’s sorrow for having committed sins. In the Christian tradition, Ash Wednesday also marked the beginning of preparation for the understanding of the death and resurrection of Christ. The particular symbolism of ashes for this day comes from a practice in the Roman Catholic churches in which the ashes from the palms…
Jan 8, 2018

The Redemption of Scrooge Seasonal Study

Ebenezer Scrooge is a man in dire need of a second chance. Is redemption possible for such a greedy, dark and sad character? The Redemption of Scrooge, from Matt Rawle’s The Pop in Culture Series, shows us how the teachings of Jesus can be found in Dickens’ Christmas classic. From the ghosts of Christmas past, to the Life of the present, and the resurrection of Christmas future, this short, seasonal study will “bless us every one” and reinvigorate our spiritual journeys as we look…
Dec 3, 2017 – Jan 7, 2018

The Redemption of Scrooge Seasonal Study

Ebenezer Scrooge is a man in dire need of a second chance. Is redemption possible for such a greedy, dark and sad character? The Redemption of Scrooge, from Matt Rawle’s The Pop in Culture Series, shows us how the teachings of Jesus can be found in Dickens’ Christmas classic. From the ghosts of Christmas past, to the Life of the present, and the resurrection of Christmas future, this short, seasonal study will “bless us every one” and reinvigorate our spiritual journeys as we look…
Dec 31, 2017

Watch Night Worship and Celebration

  Join us on New Year’s Eve for a watch night service. We’ll bring in the new year by re-committing or committing our lives to Jesus Christ. Last week we sought out the Babe in the manger. Join us as we seek him in the new year!
Dec 24, 2017

Christmas Eve at Franconia

Each Christmas Eve we await the celebration of the tradition of the birth of Jesus Christ. This year we are offering four services; it is our hope that you will find one of them a time of celebration with the FUMC family. 8:30 AM – Traditional Christmas Eve Service (Sunday morning worship) 11:00 AM – Children’s Christmas Eve Service – suitable for all ages, this is a joyous and noisy celebration featuring kid-friendly time for all children who attend to…
Dec 20, 2017

Christmas Caroling

Come along and sing the songs! We’ll gather in our social hall for dinner and then go caroling. All ages welcome!
Dec 20, 2017

The Redemption of Scrooge Seasonal Study

If you need child care to participate, please email Barbara Lawrence. Ebenezer Scrooge is a man in dire need of a second chance. Is redemption possible for such a greedy, dark and sad character? The Redemption of Scrooge, from Matt Rawle’s The Pop in Culture Series, shows us how the teachings of Jesus can be found in Dickens’ Christmas classic. From the ghosts of Christmas past, to the Life of the present, and the resurrection of Christmas future, this short, seasonal  study will…
Dec 17, 2017

The Longest Night – Make the Darkness Bright

Join us for a time of healing and reflection…and rejuvenation – on Dec. 17, 7 p.m.. Christmas is thought of as a time to celebrate hope, love, joy and peace; yet, for many it is also a time of sadness and grief. If you are suffering a loss, stress, or just feeling alone, please come and be healed by the love and hope that our Savior offers. Light refreshments will be served following this short service.
Dec 17, 2017

Christmas Cantata Celebrated with One Service on Dec 17

Our music ministries will present a Christmas cantata on Sunday, December 17 at 10 am. Please join us for this special event. Childcare for our little ones is provided but this is a family event and all of God’s children are welcome to experience this event.
Dec 9, 2017

A Night in Bethlehem

Come to Bethlehem and See!  A free family event!  Come and explore the busy marketplace of first century Bethlehem at your own pace between 5 and 7 PM on Sat., Dec. 9: – join the natives to be counted on the census at the city gates! – explore the market place – enjoy crafts – woodworking, leather, etc – enjoy a snack from the Bethlehem bakery, and other treats such as hot cocoa, etc. -visit the living nativity, featuring live,…