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This month at Minnetonka UMC.

This Sunday 

9:00 & 10:45 am Choir Cantata – Join the choir as they journey to the manger during “All This Night,” a compilation of choir anthems and scriptural readings. Traditional carols, gospel anthems, and tender lullabies will be accompanied with piano, string quartet and classical harp. Come prepared to sing some of your favorite carols, clap your hands, tap your feet, and worship the newborn Christ.

Adult Bible Study: 8:00 am Sunday Morning

Sunday School for PreK-6th grade during worship: Kids are invited to stay in worship for the Christmas Choir Cantata, or they can join us downstairs in the Multi-Purpose Room for some fun activities.

Upcoming Activities

Parents Night Out – Friday, December 14: Kids are invited to join us for December’s Free Film & Food Friday, a Parents Night Out! We’ll be ordering pizza, have lots of fun activities, and watch a movie together. Please email Haley or sign up in Fellowship Hall. haley.mathison@minnetonkaumc.org 


Opportunities Fair – Sunday, December 16:  Interested in learning how you can be involved in Personal Growth, Service, or Fellowship, regardless of how busy your life is?  Stop by the Fellowship Hall after both services to see what is available to you! 


UMW Holiday Bake Sale – Sunday, December 16: O Come All Ye Faithful …. bakers and buyers.  Please bring your baked goods, jellies, and candies to the church kitchen by 9:30 am on Sunday, December 16.  They may also be dropped off in the kitchen marked with your name and “UMW Bake Sale” during office hours.  Note, the office closes at 1:00 pm on Fridays.  Please have your donations ready for display, if possible.  Children love to help make and decorate Christmas goodies making this a good family project. All proceeds from the sale go to mission. 


Simpson Shelter Homeless Memorial Dinner:  Thanks to all who have signed up to donate turkey and desserts. We need 2 more turkeys and more delicious desserts. It’s a great way to practice your new pie-making skills! Sign-up sheets are in Fellowship Hall for serving the meal and bringing desserts. To learn more about this event, please click this link. https://www.simpsonhousing.org/  Contact: Kathy Arendt, kjarendt@aol.com, cell: 612.810.0699 

Jazz Christmas – Sunday, December 23, 9:00 & 10:45 am Services:  The Restoration Jazz Band will share special Christmas music.

Christmas Eve Worship at Minnetonka United Methodist Church:

  • 1:00 & 4:00 pm – Family Service: Interactive and meaningful services for everyone. All children may wear a costume and participate in an unrehearsed nativity pageant. Experience familiar hymns and Scriptures. Children have the choice to stay in worship for the sermon or attend an activity.

  • 10:00 pm – Candlelight & Communion Service: This service includes the choir, candlelight, Holy Communion, Scripture, Christmas carols and a message of hope and life.  It is a sacred, meaningful time of welcoming Christ in our midst.

One Jazz service – Sunday, December 30, 10:45 am:  Jazz service where we will celebrate and prepare our hearts for the New Year.

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