Posts by Shauna Ridge

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Christmas Sermon Series

by Shauna Ridge

Sacred: A Season Set Apart “The Word became flesh and made a home among us.” — John 1: 1-14 The Christmas season is a time when the juxtaposition of the sacred and secular feel sometimes blatantly opposed, and sometimes quite blurred. The word “sacred” points to something dedicated as “holy” and “set apart.” This year, […]

Christmas Eve Services

by Shauna Ridge

Please join us for candlelight services on Christmas Eve, December 24, at the following times: • 2:00 pm in the Worship Center — new this year! • 4:00 pm (Designed for families and children) • 7:00 pm in the Worship Center • 11:00 pm in the Sanctuary *For more information, call the church office at […]

Thorndale Learning Center Registration

by Shauna Ridge

Thorndale Learning Center Preschool is now enrolling for the 2020-2021 school year! Call 484-356-6328 or email tlcdirector@thorndaleumc.org to schedule a tour of our facility and to meet with our Director, Laura Venezia. You can find out more about TLC and the registration process at TLC’s website!

Thanksgiving Evening of Service

by Shauna Ridge

Join us on Weds., Nov. 27 for worship and a Night of Service at Thorndale UMC! Worship will begin at 7:00 p.m. followed by hands-on mission projects for our community and beyond.

Trunk or Treat Event – Oct. 27

by Shauna Ridge

Thorndale UMC will host its annual ‘Trunk or Treat’ event on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. This year’s event will feature live music and a delicious Chili Cook-off! If the weather doesn’t cooperate, we’ll move the festivities inside. The event is open to the entire community. Come on out to enjoy […]

Big Back Yard Camp Registration

by Shauna Ridge

Join us for Thorndale UMC’s Big Back Yard Camp from July 8-12 at Caln Park! 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 […]

Ash Wednesday Worship

by Shauna Ridge

Ash Wednesday Worship — March 6 Join us in the Sanctuary at 7 p.m. for a special Ash Wednesday Service. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent. Lent is a time when many Christians prepare for Easter by observing a period of fasting, repentance, moderation and spiritual discipline.

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 […]