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Join us for worship  Sunday, May 16,

Seventh Sunday of Easter

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small group study

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New Book Study, "Caste"


I am also excited to announce that we are going to start a new book study with the book, "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent" written by Isabel Wilkerson. In this brilliant book, Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America. She explores, through a deeply researched narrative and stories about real people, how America has been shaped by a hidden caste system. And, how this structure is a rigid hierarchy of human rankings. The study will begin on May 10th at 7pm. I will not be able to be with you most of the sessions, but there will be facilitators who will help you to have fruitful discussions. Please consider joining us! This study is open to all. 

Community Engagement Projects 

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Kindness Food Boxes will be ready to be picked up at Jesse Lee Church, Route 17 in Readfield, on Saturday, May 15th, from 9:30 to 11:30. Each box contains 20-25 pounds of food! No ID is required, just pull up, pop the trunk, and we will load it for you. Anyone is welcome to pick up a box.

See below for the updated summer food list. 

 

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We have reached our $40,000 goal! Thank you for your generosity! 

Jesse Lee renovation!

Just look at us now!

Jesse Lee Meeting House   the oldest Methodist church in Maine
(excerpt from George Smith's article in the Kennebec Journal 2/19/2020)
The Readfield Methodist Church is responsible for the Meeting House, which was built between 1793 and 1795. And its dedication on June 21, 1795, drew as many as 2,000 people.
The church was originally up on the hill and was moved 500 feet to its present location by 50 teams of oxen. Regular worship services were held here until 1961 when five local congregations combined into one church currently known as the Readfield United Methodist Church in Kents Hill.But the Jesse Lee Meeting House is still the host of Easter sunrise and Christmas Eve services, plus Sunday evening services in the summer and weddings, funerals, and other special events. Many of the services here involve lots of singing, which is very special. The church, partly because it is so historic, is so peaceful and holy, I could sit there for hours.
Our church members are pleased and proud to care for and maintain this very special church. 
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Torsey Church at night

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Opening presents is exciting and fun. What’s inside?  It is the same with spiritual gifts. We may not even know what they are until we unwrap them. Take this simple test to find out what YOUR spiritual gifts are. You could be surprised! You may be able to help the church in ways you didn’t expect---and also gain a little valuable self-knowledge.

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Welcome, and thank you for visiting us.

The Readfield United Methodist Church, Maine welcomes you, and invites you to worship with us.

We welcome ALL regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, economic status, and physical or mental condition. Join us! 

For 180 years we have gathered to experience the love of God, to grow as disciples of Christ,

and to welcome and serve our neighbors.