Sonora United Methodist Church
90 W. Yaney Avenue, Sonora, CA 95370
(diagonally across from old Tuolumne County Courthouse)
(209) 532-4850 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dec. 4: 2nd Sun of Advent. "Repentance in the Parking Lot" Matthew 3: 1-12
Dec. 11: 3rd Sun of Advent "Highway of Joy"
Isaiah 35: 1-10
Dec. 18: 4th Sun of Advent "Given a Sign”
Isaiah 7: 10-16 Matthew 1: 18-25
Dec. 25: Christmas Day "A Baby Changes Everything”.
John 1: 1-14
Tuesday November 29th 5:00pm: Charge Conference at Soulsbyville UMC- .
Staff Parish Relations Committees will meet with DS prior to conference at 4:30
Saturday, December 3 at 11 am. Decorate the sanctuary and church for Advent and Christmas. We will set up and decorate the Christmas trees and make our sanctuary even more beautiful than it normally is.
Sunday, December 11: This is the day to bring your Green Bags for the MotherLode Food Project. Thank you for remembering to have the items within date and in original packaging.
Sunday, December 11th our annual Christmas Potluck and White Elephant gift exchange after church in the Fireside room. Alice Townsend will cook the main dish of ham. Please bring your favorite dish to share. All are invited.
After the meal we will have our White Elephant gift exchange in the Fireside Room. Each person should bring a wrapped gift (new or used) for this event. We will see what funny “white elephants” are exchanged this year.
Saturday, December 17 at 11:30: Women's Fellowship will meet for lunch at the Smoke cafe in Jamestown. Meet at church at 11:15 to carpool. If there is interest, we will browse the shops after lunch.
Sunday, December 18 at 3pm there will be a Christmas service at the historic Morgan Chapel. Tuolumne UMC organizes this service and it is always beautiful and fun. The Morgan Chapel is on Wards Ferry Road about 3 miles from the Mono Way/Tuolumne Road intersection. If you wish to carpool, meet at the church at 2:30 pm.
Christmas Eve service at 6 pm at Sonora UMC. This is a time of hearing the story of Christmas through readings from the Bible and the singing of Christmas carols.
Christmas Day service will be at the usual time of 11:30 am. We will be joined by the Soulsbyville/Tuolumne UMC congregation. This will be a joyous time.
Thursdays. 4:30-5:30pm: Beans, Rice and Jesus Christ Free Community Dinner
Most Fridays @ 1 pm: Qi Gong exercise followed with Bible Study