Welcome to

Methodist

Temple

UMC

Our

Vision

Methodist Temple strives to be a safe, nonjudgmental community in Jesus' name. We live out this vision by nurturing life-giving connections, practicing generous givenness, and cultivating presence to the Presence of God.  

 
Based on Mayor Winnecke's recent directive, masks will be REQUIRED when entering the building beginning Sunday, July 12.

Re-Opening: Plan of action

As of June 14, we are meeting for in-person worship on Sunday mornings at

8:30 AM and 11:00 AM.

If you're joining us for the first time since the shutdown due to COVID-19, please check out our "What to Expect" video on our Messages & Media page for helpful information.

SMALL GROUP RE-OPENING PLAN

PLEASE NOTE:

Due to the swiftly changing nature of the COVID-19 crisis, all information and dates in this plan could change. Also, per our governor's guidance we want to encourage everyone to wear face masks (not only is this good practice, it serves as a witness to others).

Adult Sunday School / Weekly Daytime Groups: Beginning Sunday, July 19:

  • Prior to meeting, contact church office to ensure availability and communicate group size. (812.476.1306 or info@methodisttemple.church)

  • Seating must be placed 6 feet apart. Prior to meeting, seating will be set up accordingly. 

  • Food / eating will not be permitted. 

  • Face masks are strongly encouraged and can be provided. 

  • Room use must coincide with custodial schedule. (After each use, rooms will be fogged by staff.)  Current custodial schedule is Sunday - Friday 8:00 AM to Noon; at this time, room use for small groups must be within this time frame.

  • Committees will continue to meet via Zoom.

 

Children's Ministries: Beginning Sunday, August 9:

  • Sunday School / 11:00 AM Children’s Church begins.

  • Nursery begins (Ages 0 - 3).

  • See You Sunday begins.

  • Face masks are a must (ages 3 and under exempt). Children that do not comply will remain with parents. 

  • Fog / Sanitize by staff after every use.

  • Children must be 72 hours symptom free (fever, headaches, etc.).

  • Further details to come July 19.

 

Youth Ministries: Beginning Sunday, August 9:

  • Sunday School begins (outdoors, weather permitting) .

  • Wednesday Youth will be held virtually.

  • Face masks are a must.

  • Youth must be 72 hours symptom free (fever, headaches, etc.).

  • Fog / Sanitize by staff after every use.

  • Further details to come July 19.

 

Evening Groups: Beginning Sunday, September 13:

  • Sunday evening youth

  • Evening study groups

  • Evening support groups 

  • Evening Scouting activities

Upcoming

Events

At this time, the building is only open for worship on Sunday mornings.  In the meantime, we do have some events off-campus and online that you may be interested in.

FEATURED EVENT

Pastor JillAnn will present "How to Read the Bible Responsibly," an online sort of "how-to" guide for reading the Bible in responsible, meaningful, life-giving ways.  Click on the photo to learn more!

Our Podcast

In response to the COVID-19 virus and the shut-down it created, our pastors, Pastor Andy and Pastor JillAnn, began their mid-week podcast as a way to stay in touch with our Methodist Temple family and 'keep the conversation going,' so to speak.  We hope you enjoy their podcasts!

virtual worship

Are you missing Sunday morning worship?  Enjoy the worship video we created with this past Sunday's worship elements all in one video.  You can always find the individual worship elements on our YouTube channel, and the sermon videos on our Messages & Media page.

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temple UMC

1-812-476-1306

info@methodisttemple.church

2109 Lincoln Avenue

Evansville, IN  47714

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