Golden Hill United Methodist Church
Monday, February 24, 2020
An Open and Affirming Congregation
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Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors.

Worship Schedule

8:30 A.M. - Chapel worship service
9:45 A.M. - Adult study in the Parlor
10:45 A.M. - Worship in the Sanctuary (enter on Golden Hill Street)

Children's Nursery (5 years old and under) during worship, Sunday School grades 1-6, and grades 8-12 available during worship every Sunday

Upcoming Events:

Our Covenant of Openness and Affirmation
Golden Hill is pleased to welcome the following guest preachers:
January 19th - Rev. Doris K. Dalton, Director of Leadership Development and Intercultural Competency, NYAC
February 2nd - Rev. Doug Osgood, Retired Elder
February 16th - Rev. Dr. David Gilmore, Director of Congregational Growth and Development, NYAC
February 23rd - Rev. Cyril T. Jermin
February 26th - Rev. Walter Barton, Retired Elder (Ash Wednesday service)
March 1st - Rev. Walter Barton, Retired Elder
March 15th - Rev. Kym McNair

Christmas Baskets

Thank you for all the donations that have started to come in for Christmas baskets. There is still an opportunity to pick up a tag to purchase a toy for a child to be included in the basket. Please consider picking up cereal when you do your weekly grocery shopping. If you have freezer space to store the turkeys, let us know!

Covenant Groups

Please consider joining a group to explore and develop your spirituality. Sessions meet weekly in the Parlor, virtual, and in the Library. Attendance to at least 2 or 3 sessions per month will greatly benefit the group discussion.

Advent Study

Plan to join this year's Advent study, "All I Want for Christmas, Opening the Gifts of God's Grace" by James W. Moore. You can choose from either study times held on Sundays at 9:45 A.M. or Mondays at 7:30 P.M.

Golden Hill Tower

Our monthly newsletter is located in Publications

Youth Enrichment Ministries

Youth Choir
Praise Dancers
Communion Assistants
Youth Scripture Readers
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Upper Room - Connect Learn Grow

Upper Room UR eLearning

The Upper Room is offering a place for spiritual formation online.  Online Learning offers self-paced courses that you can start and conclude at your own pace.  Video and audio recordings enhance your learning experience.
If you are interested, email the Upper Room at
Feeding poor children and families

Weekenders Backpack Ministry

We continue to provide 24 backpacks to students at Geraldine Claytor Magnet Academy in Bridgeport for our Weekenders backpack ministry outreach to alleviate food insecurity. The kids are settling into their school year and our backpack program has begun. While our cabinets are well-stocked with some items, we are looking for many of our protein items on our grocery list.
Donations of food, such as tuna (2-3 oz), chicken ramen noodles, cheese and crackers, and juice or any dollar amount is in great need at this time and most welcome. If you have some time available this school year and would like to take a more active part in shopping, planning, or packing, we're happy to have your support. 
Please speak to Becki Anderson or Mary Agostino of -  Golden Hill’s Unit of United Methodist Women

Recurring Weekly Meetings
Sunday              6:30 PM UMYF
Monday             5:30 PM Confirmation Class 
                        7:30 PM Advent Study                
Tuesday            7:30 PM Narcotics Anonymous (N.A.)
                        7:30 PM Virtual Covenant Group
Wednesday        2:00 PM Shower Ministry in the Lounge and showers
                        5:00 PM Community Supper                  
                        6:30 PM Prayer Group
                        6:00 PM Boy Scouts (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
                        7:30 PM Choir Rehearsal (Choir members to check Dan's music calendar for changes)
Thursday           7:00 PM Narcotics Anonymous (N.A.) 
Friday               7:00 PM Crystal Meth Anonymous (C.M.A.) in the Library
Saturday           8:30 AM Covenant Group
                      10:00 AM Covenant Group

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