Journey with Jesus

March 4, 2015 by


This is a special time in the life of the Church. Here are some upcoming events that help us receive Jesus’ grace for our life in new ways.

Palm and Passion Sunday: March 29, 10:00 a.m.

This special and unique worship experience begins with the children waving palms, as we remember how Jesus was welcomed into Jerusalem. Scripture scenes leading to Jesus’ arrest will lead us into Holy Week.

Maundy Thursday Service: April 2, 7:00 p.m.

This evening service invites us to remember when Jesus gave a new commandment (“Maundy” means new commandment) to love others as he loved us. We will share in communion.

Easter Sunrise Service in Cemetery: April 5, 6:30 a.m.

Up from the grave he arose! Come worship in a place he offers comfort as we watch light break through the clouds. In case of rain, we will meet in the sanctuary

Mark Madness

January 22, 2015 by

While basketball fans prepare for March Madness, you are invited to participate in Mark Madness!  This season of Lent, Kenwood UMC will be reading through the book of Mark, a book of the Bible that tells us about Jesus’ life of love for us and the world. A special daily, reading guide will be provided to journey with Jesus from the cross and empty grave.

Souper Bowl of Caring Sunday is February 1, 2015

January 22, 2015 by

searchSouper Bowl of Caring is a National Youth Event in which hunger awareness is at the center.  Each year the event occurs on Super Bowl Sunday, a day in which, a lot of food is made, eaten and often thrown out. The goal of Souper Bowl of Caring is to raise money to support local community programs that fight hunger every day.  As in the past, Kenwood will be supporting ACES.  During worship see this year’s Souper Bowl Commercial, then on Souper Bowl Sunday, February 1st place your donations for ACES in soup pots. The Higher Ground Youth are hoping to raise enough money to buy much need supplies for our ACES partners. We hope that you will join in and donate on February 1st and help us stop hunger, one Souper Bowl at a time!

Sunday Morning Small Group Invites Discussion on “Love Does”

January 22, 2015 by

Come, be a part of a Sunday morning small group with discussion centered around the book and DVD titled “Love Does” by Bob Goff. This will be a video-based study where we read a chapter, watch a video, and have a discussion. This is not a long-term commitment; but is advertised as a 5-session format, and is a chance to get together on Sunday mornings after worship for fellowship and growth. The small group hopes to begin the discussion before the end of January. All are welcome.

Stories Jesus Tells

January 16, 2015 by

Beginning January 18, we will begin a new worship series that explores the stories or parables Jesus told.  He told some whoppers!  Some we wish to ignore, others we have heard so much, we may yawn and tune out.  Hear some of Jesus’ stories for our story worthy life!

Kenwood’s Christmas Play

November 19, 2014 by

The children of Kenwood have been practicing hard and can’t wait to perform this year’s Christmas Play,“Christmas Shopping for a King”! The play will take place during 10:00 worship on December 14th. There will be one showing of this fabulous event, so don’t miss out. Look forward to seeing you there!

Mission to Hanover was a Success!

November 13, 2014 by

We had 25 Kenwood volunteers turn out to participate in Mission to Hanover. Mission to Hanover is a program administered by Hanover County and Resurrection Disaster Relief. The volunteers assisted our neighbors who needed help in winterizing and having minor repairs done to their homes before winter arrives.It was a great success!

Providing Food for the Holidays!

November 5, 2014 by

This year Kenwood has the opportunity to once again help Elmont families who are  in need of food assistance this Thanksgiving. In the narthex there is a board with the food items needed for each family. Please take an item that fits your budget and bring it back no later than Sunday, November 23rd so  the food can be delivered in time for Thanksgiving. As always, thank you for your support of the Elmont Community and for helping to stop hunger one meal at a time.

Great Response for ACES!

October 29, 2014 by

A BIG THANK YOU to all of you for your generous donations during October “Undies for ACES” Collection. We received 21 pairs of adult undies, 30 pairs of children’s undies, 2 sets of thermal undies, 18 pairs of adult socks, 24 pairs of children’s socks, 10 pairs of youth socks, 17 items of food and 1 toothbrush. A special thanks to Debbie Duty for counting and delivery!

Craft Fair and Fall Festival to Benefit Hanover Safe Place

October 23, 2014 by

November 15th, 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m., there will be a Fall Festival and Craft Sale at Kenwood in the Education Building. The Festival will have Crafts and Foods to purchase as well as a Silent Auction and Raffle. Girl Scout Troop 3201 has put together this great event. All proceeds will be donated to Hanover Safe Place. Come out and join the fun, get a start on your holiday shopping and support a wonderful cause. Hope to see you there!


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