Welcome to Sedona United Methodist Church

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churchcourtyardThe Sedona United Methodist Church has been serving Sedona and the Verde Valley for over 35 years.  Whether you are a visitor, newcomer or a part of our family, you are invited to share the glory of God with us.  Our Spirit filled congregation has become known as one of the friendliest places around Sedona.  Please explore our website to learn more about us.  We invite you to join us on Sunday mornings at 9:30a.m. or at any of our many activities.  We have a place for you, come and worship with us!

 


Sedona United Methodist Church welcomes you.

We are located at: 110 Indian Cliffs Road
Sedona, Arizona 86336

We are located on Highway 179, at the round-a-bout at Indian Cliffs Road in beautiful Sedona, Arizona.

Church office is open: Tuesdays through Thursdays 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fridays 9:00a.m. to Noon
Closed on Monday and on major holidays

Phone number is: 928-282-1780
Fax number is: 928-282-6377
Email: sedonaumc.az@gmail.com
Prayer Request Hotline: sumcprayers@gmail.com


 

UMC Cross & FlameSedona United Methodist Church Mission Statement

Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ by Welcoming all people, Worshiping God joyfully, Caring for each person, Discovering Christ’s transforming love, and Serving God’s world.

Vision Statement

To share the happiness that is Christianity for all people.

 


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Pastor Fred

A Message from Pastor Fred Mast

Lenten Greetings to our Sedona UMC Family & Friends,

As we enter the beginning of our Lenten journey together, it is my hope and prayer that you will truly experience the gift we have been given through Jesus Christ because “He Chose the Nails ”. It is a selfless act that changed the course of history and our world for all humanity. Once again we will journey together through the 40 days of lent… each day moving closer and closer to the day that Jesus freed us on the cross. And it is a journey I have emphasized over and over is so important for each of us to enter. I invite you to make this journey a priority in your life!

Over the course of the next 6 weeks I will embark on a sermon series entitled “He Chose the Nails”— based on the book from renowned author and Pastor Max Lucado. We will look at the amazing journey that Jesus made for us out of love. A journey that began as God incarnate came to earth to show us the way to live our lives, and to lead us on a path that might lead us to everlasting life. Our journey will culminate on Easter Sunday as we celebrate once again the glorious resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  Join me starting on March 14th, as we delve deeper into this topic with the Lenten Bible Study on Tuesdays at 10:30AM in the conference room.

Come and invite your family and friends on Friday March 10th @ 6:00PM for our monthly Family Movie Night featuring the powerful movie “Risen” the journey of a non-believer given the mission by Pilate to disprove the “Risen Christ” a journey that ultimately changes him forever. As always dinner will be provided and there is no charge for our family movie nights.

Palm Sunday, April 9th will feature a “Procession of the Palms” and begin to focus us in on “God’s Promise of the Cross” as well as prepare our hearts for “Holy Week”.

On Holy Thursday, April 13th beginning at 6:00PM you are invited to join in a “Feast of Friends”, as we begin the evening with a light potluck style dinner around the cross – in the theme of the Last Supper followed by a Service of preparation and Holy Communion.

On Good Friday, April 14th beginning at 7:00PM we gather in one of the most powerful services of the year to remember and reflect on the “Passion of Christ”, a dramatic & powerful Service of Shadow and Remembrance as we walk with Jesus through the final hours of His earthly life. You do not want to miss this service as we prepare for His glorious and incredible resurrection on Easter Sunday!

Easter Sunday, April 16th we begin the day with a Sunrise Service @ 6:30am on the patio—come and watch the sun rise on this glorious morning in God’s creation as we worship outdoors. You are also invited to join us for our 9:30am Traditional Service. Both of our Easter worship services will include a celebration of Holy Communion.

This is truly such a spirit filled time in the life of our congregation— and provides each of us the opportunity to share this gift from God with family and friends by inviting them, picking them up, and     bringing them to share in these special events and services.

Grace & Peace,

Pastor Fred

 


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UPCOMING EVENTS AT SEDONA UMC

Wednesday, March 1st — Ash Wednesday Service at 6pm

Friday, March 10th — Family Movie Night — Food & Fellowship at 6:00pm, Movie at 6:30pm

Saturday, March 11th — Men’s Breakfast —  8:00am at Golden Goose Café

Tuesday, March 14th — Lenten Bible Study starts with Max Lucado’s, “He Chose the Nails” 10:30am

Sunday, March 19th — Baked Potato Bar Lunch after Worship in the Fellowship Hall

Saturday, April 1st — Prayer Walk in Sedona UMC Neighborhood.

Sunday, April 2nd — CROSBY LANE returns to Sedona UMC.  Lunch at noon & Concert at 1:00pm

Sunday, April 9th — Palm Sunday Service at 9:30am

Thursday, April 13th — Maundy Thursday Feast of Friends Worship & Holy Communion at 6:00pm

Friday, April 14th — Good Friday Service at 7:00pm

Sunday, April 16th — Easter Sunday, Sunrise at 6:30am or Traditional Service at 9:30am

 


Save the DateFamily Movie Night will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017.  The fun starts at 6:00pm with lots of great food and fellowship. Movie starts at 6:30pm.

Ask a friend and bring them with you!

As usual, the fun keeps reeling.  Don’t forget — it is FREE!

 

 

 


Lenten Season 2017

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1236695_1398565857038718_100716225_nOur Story of Jesus Bracelets are on sale now. These lovely and meaningful bracelets tell the story of Christ’s life with symbolic beads. Please call our church office (928-282-1780) if you’d like to place an order. The price of each bracelet is $22.

The proceeds from our bracelet sales are applied towards mortgage reduction. Thanks for your continued support!

 

 

 


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