Worship / Study Opportunities
Sunday School: 9:15 AM
Sunday Worship: 10:30 AM
[Communion on 1st Sundays]
Wednesday Study: 6:00 PM
[Check with office for content]
Weds.Choir Rehearsal: 7:00 PM
Take a minute to think this over... Have you ever had cold oatmeal? It might be the least pleasant thing to eat on the face of this earth. Instead, start your day in worship at Cloverdale UMC - 10:30am Sunday mornings. We don't serve cold oatmeal - we serve Jesus instead. See you soon!
Bishop's Day Apart for All God's Servants
(Bishop Paul Leeland) - It is my sincere pleasure to invite you, as clergy and laity, to our Alabama-West Florida Conference “Bishop’s Day Apart for All God’s Servants.” It is scheduled for March 3, 2014, at St. James United Methodist Church in Montgomery, AL, from 9:00am-4:00pm featuring Bishop Robert Schnase. This year, reflecting the growing partnership with laity who are leading our congregations and serving on District Mission Teams, we are inviting both clergy and laity – All God’s Servants – to reflect on living into God’s dream for each congregation. Click here for full invitation. Click here to register.
It’s Lent. Why an image of a baptistery? Why not the cross? Because the primary purpose of Lent from the earliest church -- and as both the Roman Catholic and the Revised Common Lectionary now support it -- was to prepare candidates for baptism at Easter. Lent was designed to help the church help these candidates become purged from sinful ways, and live more fully into the way of Christ. Lent was and is the final stage of labor before new birth, a final incubation before “hatching” into new life. The Season after Epiphany has prepared the congregation to take on this work with newcomers to the faith as well as those who are preparing to make deeper commitments. The... More from here.
Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent) is coming March 5!
For I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me.
(Psalms 51:3 NRSV)
People of the Bible grappled with the concept of individual sin as well as that of corporate sin. Sometimes their prayers... [read the full article]
Sunday, February 16, 2014 was a great day of worship and
a homecoming celebration for Cloverdale. Rev. Bob Yawn
brought a great message for us today and was welcomed back
in loving fashion from long-time friends. The covered dish afterward
was amazing! Thanks a bunch to those who prepared and served
and to Cheryl and Bob for being with us on a great day of worship!