Programs

Educational Opportunities

 

United Methodist Women - a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month for a potluck and program at 11:00 am. Contact Pat Gallus at pat.merrimacumc@gmail.com

 

Lay Servant - opportunities to serve the church and community through discipleship. Various levels of certification classes are held throughout the state.  Contact Pat Gallus at pat.merrimacumc@gmail.com

 

Emmaus - an experience of Christian spiritual renewal and formation that begins with the walk to Emmaus, a three-day weekend short course in Christianity.  Weekly accountability meetings are held after the initial walk.  Contact Greg Zurbuchen at gzurbuchen@gmail.com

 

Adult Study Groups - held before or after church, or weekday evenings. Contact Pastor Roxi at pastorroxi@gmail.com for the current schedule.

 

Men’s Breakfast - pancakes, fellowship, and discussion at 8 am on the third Saturday of each month.  Contact Bruce England at maebe1974@gmail.com

 

Young Adult Fellowship - fun weekend events/activities for young adults (see calendar for schedule).  Contact Orlando Cantu at 3jcantu@gmail.com

 

 

 

Outreach Missions

 

4K Merrimac Community Charter School - a partnership with the adjacent school to use the downstairs area of the church; class is in session every Monday and Tuesday during the school year with a certified teacher.  We are blessed to be able to have our space used to benefit the community. Contact Pastor Roxi at pastorroxi@gmail.com

 

Bear Ministry - teddy bears of all sizes and shapes have been sitting in the congregation and present when prayers, joys, and concerns were shared. Each bear has been given love and is offered to anyone who needs extra comfort in difficult times. Contact Jim Kratzke at jimkratzkedesigns@hotmail.com

 

Food Pantry Crisis and Benevolent Fund - aids families in need around the Merrimac area. Contact Pastor Roxi at pastorroxi@gmail.com

 

Prayer Team - sends cards to lift up those on our prayer list. Contact Debbie Zurbuchen at gzurbuchen@gmail.com or Dave Wells at wellsdavidr@gmail.com

 

Change To Make A Change - loose change in our Sunday offering goes to a different local mission every month. Contact Debbie Breneman at jbreneman@centurytel.net

 

Vacation Bible School - four half days in the summer that uses fun, song, and program to learn about God.  Contact Ron Phillips at ronjonbuilds@gmail.com

 

Merrimac United Methodist Church