Ministries

Bible Study

Bible Studies are held on Tuesday at 7 PM and Friday at 11 AM in the fellowship hall.

Everyone is welcome to attend either study.

 

Food Pantry

The Emmaus Food Pantry is open to members of the congregation and local community.  It is open at the church on Tuesday’s from 4-6 PM.

 

Children’s Ministries

Sunday School is held each Sunday morning at 10 AM.  Vacation Bible School is held for one week each summer and a number of special children’s events are held throughout the year.

Emmaus UMC is a certified Safe Sanctuary church.

 

Prayer Ministry

Prayer Meeting is held weekly on Fridays at 10 AM in Higbee Hall.

Prayer Patterns:

Daily Prayer

Pray with A.C.T.S.

P.R.A.I.S.E. Pattern for Prayer

Lord’s Prayer – Prayer Pattern

A Drive Up Prayer Booth is available by the LED sign along Route 9 during warm weather.  Watch for the “Open” signs and drive in or walk up and share your prayer concerns.

You can also share your prayer requests with Emmaus from this web site and we will pray for you.

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Phone Number

Subject

Your Prayer Request

 

 United Methodist Women

United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000 members whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders and advocating for justice.  The UMW is 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 missions through participation in the ministries and missions of the church.

The vision of the group is: Turning faith, hope and love into action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.

At Emmaus, the United Methodist Women meet monthly on Sunday after the morning worship service. They organize activities that promote fellowship within the congregation and raise money to support such groups as Crisis Pregnancy Services, the Atlantic County Women’s Center, the Atlantic City Rescue Mission and the Camden Neighborhood Center.

 

United Methodist Men

United Methodist Men of Emmaus meet monthly on the second Monday of each month and organize many projects to support the needs of the church.

UMM exist to declare the centrality of Christ in every man’s life.  Men’s ministry leads to the spiritual growth of men and effective discipleship.  This purpose is served as men are called to model the servant leadership of Jesus Christ.  Membership is open to any man who indicates his desire to belong and to participate in the ministry of the Church through UMM

 

H.O.P.E. Grief Support Group

Emmaus hosts an Atlantic County chapter of H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Evolve), a support group for recently widowed men and women of all ages.  For more information, call 856-234-2200 or 1-888-920-2201.  You can visit their website at hopesnj.org.

 

Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scout Troop 77 is sponsored by Emmaus and meets in Higbee Hall.

 

 

Missions

Atlantic City Rescue Mission is the largest shelter providing relief for the homeless in southern New Jersey, providing practical help, counseling and Christian compassion. See more at acrescuemission.org

Linda and Ed Baker, missionaries with Agua de Vida have a unique ministry in Nicaragua that includes drilling wells in remote villages, water development and treatment projects and sanitation training programs.  See more at aguadevida.org

Lisa Whitaker on staff with Youth With A Mission, an inter-denominational, non-profit Christian, missionary organization with a stated purpose to “know God and make Him known”.  See more at ywam.org

 Ranch Hope ministers to children and their families by identifying and addressing their emotional, mental, physical, social and spiritual needs and providing excellence in adventure activities, camps, counseling, independent living, residential treatment and special education services.  See more at ranchhope.org
Sister Jean’s Kitchen feeds the hungry and homeless in Atlantic City.  An estimated 600 hot meals are served every day.  No one is turned away and there are no paid employees.

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is dedicated to alleviating human suffering around the globe. UMCOR’s work includes programs and projects in disaster response, health, sustainable agriculture, food security, relief supplies, and more.  UMCOR’s work reaches people in more than 80 countries, including the United States and 100 percent of designated donations are spent on the projects donors specify.  See more at umcor.org

 

 

 

 

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