United Methodist Church of Anoka
Friday, December 19, 2014
Open Hearts Open Minds Open Doors
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Two Communities
One Hope
Anoka site:

8:30 and 10:30am
9:30-10:30am Education Discovery Hour all ages
Nursery available

Ramsey site:

 Click above to go to the Northern Light web page.

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Anoka UMC Site:
Sunday Morning Worship @ 8:30 and 10:30am 

November 25 Tuesday @ 7pm  

     Anoka Community
     Thanksgiving Service
Congregational Church

November 26 Wednesday @ 7pm
   Ramsey Community
   Thanksgiving Service-Northgate Church

(Pastor Cullen is preaching)

November 30 First Sunday of
Advent / Holy Communio

7 Children’s Program: A Christmas Carol Special Report
14 We Need a Little Joy
21 Celebration of Christmas Music: Love, the Rose, Is on the Way
28 Rev. Marilyn Evans
Northern Light Church Ramsey Site:
 Worship gathering every Sunday at 10am
New Series: God's Misfits

 Welcome, we're glad you're here!

The United Methodist Church of Anoka and Northern Light Church of Ramsey (also see northernlightramsey.org) are diverse and growing communities with a warm sense of fellowship, a great spirit, a challenging vision and an exciting enthusiasm. Below are some things you may want to know before you come. Please also feel free to contact us at umcanoka@gmail.com or call 763.421.2378 M-F 9am-4pm if your questions aren't answered here.

United Methodist Church of Anoka is located on the corner of South Street and 9th Avenue in Anoka. We have two parking lots and the south lot behind the church has handicap accessibility.
Northern Light Church is located at 6701 Hwy #10 in Ramsey (next to Youth First.) It is also handicap accessible and all on one level.

For parents with babies and young children ages infant to 3-years old, we offer a nursery at both the 8:30am and 10:30am worship services. Our nursery is on the second floor of the Sunday school wing and is staffed with paid nursery assistants Krista Allen is our Nursery Coordinator. She is CPR/first aid certified. We use cell phone texts to stay in contact with parents. (No nursery is offered on Memorial Weekend, Fourth of July Weekend and Labor Day Weekend.) The nursery at Northern Light Church has a trained attendant and parent volunteers.

Sunday school for all ages meets at 9:30-10:30am from September to May. All teachers go through training that includes safe sanctuaries and background checks. Our Director of Children and Family Ministries, Emily Wise, will be happy to help your children get settled in a class. aewise@comcast.net

For parents of teenagers, 8th & 9th Grade Confirmation meets Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm. All other grades 6-12 meet at 9:00am for Sunday school. (September-May) Youth group meets Wednesday evenings as part of LIVE DEEP at 7:05pm. (also Our Director of Youth and Families can help ease the transition for teens.

Worship experiences at Anoka UMC are at 8:30 & 10:30am and are a blend of traditional and contemporary styles with a variety of music at the United Methodist Church of Anoka. Dress is relaxed--some people dress up, some people don't. (Also see the “Music Ministry” tab for groups and details.)

Northern Light Church is our campus at 6701 Hwy #10 in Ramsey.  Dress here is casual and come as you are with a chance to get in on the ground level of beginning a new worshipping community. Weekly Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am.Wednesdays @ NL meet weekly at 5:30pm and Northern Light Ladies meet Thursdays at 8:00pm

Holy Communion is celebrated the first Sunday of each month and at special times throughout the year. All are welcome at the United Methodist Communion Table and it is an important family time for all of us. Children remain with their families on communion Sundays.

Wednesday nights at UMCA (September to May)…LIVEDEEP…a new way to go deeper in your faith…to connect with God and with other people...your anchor for midweek!

Sample Schedule:
6:30pm--Confirmation Class
7:05pm—Small groups and classes for all ages. Nursery is available upon request by calling the church office
7:05pm --Kids & Youth small groups and activities.

Looking to make UMCA your church home? Membership classes are held quarterly. Please contact the church office 763.421.2378 or umcanoka@gmail.com for specific dates and times.

...we can't wait to meet you!

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