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Highlighted Events

Haiti Mission Trip

June 16-23, Pastor Dave is taking a group to Haiti to work with Zanmi Fondwa. If you’d like more information about the trip, please contact Pastor Dave at

Winter Carnival

Family event suitable for all ages. We will have wristbands for food and games available for purchase. We are super excited about the winter carnival on February 9th from 6-8pm. Come and join us for a fantastic evening. We will have bounce houses, carnival games, prizes, carnival food, face painting, balloon animals, and everyone’s favorite, the cake walk! Please contact Tracy Vermillion ( or Kathy Gibson ( with any questions you might have.

Snowflake Tea

Please mark your calendars for the Annual Ladies Snowflake Tea happening Saturday, February 23 from 2-4 pm in the ZUMC Chapel. Come dressed for tea and feel free to wear your finest hat if you like! Hot tea, sweet, and savory items provided. Please RSVP to Dawn McKnight at 317-873-2623 or by Monday, February 18. There is no charge. We will have a basket available for freewill donations in support of the United Methodist Children's Home in Lebanon.

A Way Forward

On Feb 23-26, the United Methodist Church will convene a special General Conference to consider the work and vote on the recommendations of the Way Forward Commission, which was created four years ago to explore issues around same-sex marriage and inclusion. To help members of our church become more educated about the issues and the various plans upon which the General Conference will be voting, we will offer a three-week class open to all in the church (Wednesday nights, 6:30-8:00pm). The class will be led by different clergy each week: Pastor Dave on February 13 (Defining the Terms of Engagement); Bishop Mike Coyner on February 20 (Reviewing our History and Three Plans to Move Forward); Rev. Jim Gentry on February 27 (Debriefing the Conference and Where Do We Go From Here?).

Shalom House

Help is wanted for a NEW mission project at ZUMC. We will be prepare and serve lunch at Shalom House in Lebanon on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 9:30-1:30. Let's heat up a feast for our Lebanon neighbors. Contact Joan Saxton at 361-446-0996 or email at to join the team as we launch for this new mission!

New Life International Work Day

We are participating in a mission work day at New Life International March 16. We'll assemble water purifiers, do some facility maintenance and probably cut fire wood. Our group will depart ZUMC east parking lot at 6:30 a.m. and return at 7 p.m. Those interested please contact Walt Maxson,