Categories: News & Announcements

March 17, 2019 Clipboard News

“Renegade Gospel: The Rebel Jesus” Continues. It’s not too late to join in our Lenten study for adults AND youth. On Sundays following worship, you can join in with the Adult Sunday School class (led by Polly & Pauline) or the Youth Study (led by Teresa). On Tuesdays at 7:30pm, you can join in the On-line Study Group (led by Pastor Meredith), using the super-easy Zoom video conferencing platform – you just click the link from your computer or smart phone and join
in! Please use the Response Sheet to let us know you’re planning to participate (include your e-mail address to join the On-line Study Group), and pick-up a study book.

Lenten Evening Service Today at 6:30pm. Our shared United Methodist Lenten Evening Worship services are on Sundays at 6:30pm through April 14. Today’s service at the Cantrall UMC, 9406 State Route 29, Cantrall, with our own Rev. Meredith Brown as preacher.

Next Fish Fry is March 29. Congratulations on a wonderful first Fish Fry of the season! The next one is Friday, March 29 from 4:30-7:00pm. Please use the clip-board to sign-up to help, and please speak with Laura and Cathy as well with questions, etc.; AND invite your friends and family to enjoy a fabulous meal and fellowship!

Choir Rehearsals on Wednesdays. Our seasonal choir offers music
in March and April for Sunday morning worship and special Lent and Easter services. Rehearsals are Wednesdays at 6:00pm in the in the Overflow Room and Sanctuary. All are welcome! Speak with Linda Selinger, Music Director, for more information.


Sunday, 3/17 Lenten Service at Cantrall UMC 6:30 pm
Monday, 3/18 Nimble Fingers Quilters at WUMC 8:00 am
Tuesday, 3/19 Trustees Meeting at 6:30 pm
Tuesday, 3/19 On-line Bible Study at 7:30 pm
Wednesday, 3/20 Choir Practice at 6:00 pm
Thursday, 3/21 Knotty Quilters at WUMC 9:00 am
Sunday, 3/24 Lenten Evening Service at Rochester UMC 6:30 pm
Monday, 3/25 Nimble Fingers Quilters at WUMC 8:00 am
Tuesday, 3/26 On-line Bible Study at 7:30 pm
Wednesday, 3/27 Senior Lunch at Sherman UMC 12:00 pm
Thursday, 3/28 Knotty Quilters at WUMC 9:00 am
Thursday, 3/28 Knitting Ministry at Library 12:30 pm
Friday, 3/29 Fish Fry WUMC 4:30 to 7:00 pm

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.