Categories: News & Announcements

June 2, 2019 Weekly News


 Music Celebration NEXT Sunday! We’re going to celebrate God’s gift of music to us and the musical gifts of our church family, next Sunday, June 9. If you would like to offer a solo piece – sung or played – please let us know on the Response Sheet so we can work with you. We will also sing some of our favorite hymns; please use the Response Sheet today to let us know a favorite of yours and a brief description of why. Questions? Speak with Linda Selinger or Pastor Meredith.

Memorial Service at Annual Conference is THIS Thursday. Everyone’s welcome to this special celebration on Thursday, June 6 at 7:00pm at the Peoria Civic Center. Our  own Carol Sims is preaching this service, and Pastor Dick Piscatelli will be remembered. Please let us know TODAY on the Response Sheet if you can drive or need a ride. Thank you!

Administrative Council on Monday. Please note that our June Ad Council meeting is tomorrow, Monday, June 3, at 7:00pm. This is an extremely important meeting – see you there!

Joy Brown will be in These Shining Lives at Theatre in the Park 


Monday, June 3 – Nimble Fingers Quilters at WUMC 8:00 am

Monday, June 3 – Ad Council at WUMC 7:00 pm

Tuesday, June 4 – Senior Potluck at WUMC 12:00 pm

Thursday, June 6 Memorial Service at Annual Conference 7:00 pm

Sunday, June 9 – Music Celebration Sunday

Pastor Shane Sims
Pastor Shane Sims

Shane Sims Pastor, Williamsville United Methodist Church Bio Pastor Shane Sims comes to us as his first appointment. Recently graduating from License to Preach School and Previously serving as a Lay Leader at Springfield First United Methodist Church as a Campus Pastor. Where over time he was mentored and developed by multiple pastoral leaders. He has a passion for the lost to be reached and for the church to meet them right where they are in life. Pastor Shane believes and his teachings encourage that everyone is loved by God and there is a plan for each life. He brings innovative ideas, with a biblical foundation to GO into the world and make disciples. Pastor Shane is in the process of finishing his education at Western Illinois University and furthering his education through Divinity Studies. He resides in Springfield with his lovely wife Yanin ( and no this is not a misspelling), daughter Addyson, two sons Max and Sebastian. Hobbies include Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, working out and spending time with family and friends.