Posts by Shauna Ridge

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Blue Christmas — Weds., Dec. 12, 7 p.m.

by Shauna Ridge

Blue? Yes, blue as in the blues. As in “I am feeling blue.” Not everyone is up and cheery for the Christmas holidays. For some of us Christmas can be a time of stress and anxiety. Joy and cheer sometimes are overwhelmed due to the loss of a loved one, family separation, or feelings of […]

Sermon Series: Calm and Bright

by Shauna Ridge

This year is the 200th Anniversary of the debut of “Silent Night, Holy Night.” This hymn has become the best-loved moment on Christmas Eve for so many of us. Something mystical occurs as we light our candle and sing the hope of “all is calm, all is bright” — peace and light enters in, and […]

Holiday Bazaar — Nov. 17

by Shauna Ridge

Come on out to get a jump on your holiday shopping on Sat., Nov 17, from 9 am-2 pm.  Over 20 local vendors will have their goods on display and for sale.  Find unique handmade jewelry, knit hats and scarves, and so much more while you enjoy a cup of homemade soup made fresh by […]

Trunk or Treat Event – Oct. 28

by Shauna Ridge

Thorndale UMC will host its annual ‘Trunk or Treat’ event on Sunday, Oct. 28, from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. This year’s event will feature creative Trunk or Treat displays and a delicious Chili Cook-off in our worship center, and a Thorndale Fire Company truck on display in our parking lot! The event is open […]

Big Back Yard Camp Registration

by Shauna Ridge

Join us for Thorndale UMC’s Big Back Yard Camp from July 9 through July 13. This event will take place from 6 pm – 8 pm in Caln Park from Monday through Thursday evening where children from our community will enjoy an evening of crafts, games, stories and music along with a delicious meal. A […]

Holy Week @ Thorndale UMC

by Shauna Ridge

March 29th Maundy Thursday Worship at 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary NEW! 40-hour Fasting Experience will begin at 5:30 pm with a community dinner before the Maundy Thursday service and end on Saturday with brunch together at 11:00 am. March 30th Good Friday Worship at 7:00 pm in the Worship Center April 1st Easter! Sunrise […]

Sermon Series: Bread, Bath & Beyond

by Shauna Ridge

“See, I am making all things new.” – Revelation 21:5 The new year always brings opportunity to move beyond our limitations… to find new beginnings and be better than we were before. We use this cultural wordplay in our series title to remember that the most basic transforming experiences of our faith – communion and […]

Christmas Eve Services

by Shauna Ridge

Please join us for candlelight services on Christmas Eve, December 24, at 4:00 pm (children’s service), 7:00 pm and 11:00 pm.

Worship Series: Angels Among Us

by Shauna Ridge

The angels that appear in the story of Jesus’ birth would have been very comfortable in our world of tweets and hashtags. Their messages were often short and to the point–their favorite line being #DoNotBeAfraid. As we look at the stories of these winged messengers to Zechariah, Mary, Joseph and the shepherds, and their reactions […]