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Edenton Street App

We are excited to invite you into a new hub for engaging in our life together here at Edenton Street. Together in this season we will be launching a brand new Edenton Street App. Through our brand new Edenton Street app, we will be able to engage in all aspects of our life together. We will be able to..

  • Worship live together from wherever we are
  • Conveniently access the bulletin from our phones
  • Connect and communicate with our ministry groups
  • Submit prayer requests
  • Join together in Daily Prayer
  • Give and access our giving records
  • (and so much more!)

This app – and our life together – is a collaboration and a partnership. This is a collective work in progress! As we launch the beta version of our app, we need your feedback. If you have any thoughts or questions, feel free to email us at app@esumc.org. We are excited for this new season of connecting with each other in creative new ways.

To download the app, click on of the links below, or text EDENTONAPP to (833) 892-7417.

iPhone: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/edenton-street-umc/id1579087081?ls=1

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=io.pushpay.edentonstreetumc

All In

We invite you to join us as we go All In, household by household, together over the next year. That is, we are inviting each household to renew our covenant together as we covenant to:

Prayer, Discipleship, Mission and Financial Stewardship.

We are seeking to join together in covenant 500 households at Edenton Street. Each individual, family, and household matters! To covenant to going All-In together with us, click the links below.
 

Click here to make a financial pledge.

To indicate your commitment to our shared Discipleship Rhythms, click here.

Click here for more information

Apps & Moore

You are invited to an ESUMC member’s home to enjoy drinks, appetizers, and conversation with Rev. Greg Moore in an intimate setting of 20-25 people.  Pastor Greg will lead us in conversations about prayer, friendship, mission, and stewardship.  He is eager to connect with all who call Edenton Street home.  We will hold several dates early in 2022.  More dates will be added to this registration as they become available.  Register here!

New Member Class

Are you interested in joining Edenton Street United Methodist Church? If so, you are invited to come to our upcoming New Members Class. You will hear from our pastors on three important topics: What is a Christian? What is a Methodist? How do I engage at ESUMC? Mark your calendar for a lunch after worship on Sunday, March 6 from 11:30 am-12:30 pm. Weather permitting we will hold the lunch outside, or we will safely distance in a large space while we eat. We hope to help you engage your head, heart, and hands as you follow Christ along with us as part of our communion.

To register for the class, click here. To find out more details, please email Rev. Ashley Griffith, Pastor of Community Life, agriffith@esumc.org

Cooking for a Cause

Want to learn how to make Angeline Mills’s legendary pound cake?  In this “Cooking for a Cause” class we’ll learn the secrets to its deliciousness, and pair it with Maggie Shawcross’s sour citrus plum compote. Join us as Angeline and Maggie guide us in making this scrumptious dessert.  All proceeds from this class will go to help feed our neighbors facing food insecurity.  Register today!

eStreet Youth’s Friend Zone

Sunday Mornings – 9:45-10:15 am – Parlor
Youth, are you looking for a place to belong on Sunday mornings? We will be hosting a room for friendship and connection each Sunday just for you. Come join us for two minutes or the whole time! We look forward to connecting with you.

Friendship in the Commons

Every Sunday from 9:45 until 10:15 all are welcome to gather in the Commons area for conversation, coffee, and connection. We need space and time to jump start or deepen our friendships; come be present with others in a relaxed and open environment. Our Commons space is the perfect “living room” to visit with others and catch our breath after a busy week.

Coming Next Week: Online Member Directory!

Please fill out this form to be added to the online member directory!  The directory will include any information you have saved in your profile on the ESUMC app (including a picture, if you have one!)  Please only “opt in” if you are comfortable sharing your contact information on a public platform.  Due to the public platform, persons under 18 will not be included in this directory.  If you have any questions about your personal profile, please email app@esumc.org for assistance.

Save the date for Vacation Bible School

It will be July 25-29, and is going to be MONUMENTAL FUN this year!
Registration will be open in a few weeks…watch the newsletter for more info.

Save the date for MWA Camp 2022

We are overjoyed to share our eStreet Music and Worship Arts Camp will be August 1-5, 2022 this year. Save the date and look for more information about registration in March!

Camp Shalom

Camp Shalom is an all-day, 4-day, Christian day camp at Umstead State Park sponsored by Edenton Street United Methodist Church. It was originally started as a leadership opportunity for our high school youth, and has become a favorite week for many children in our congregation. Summer 2022 will mark the beloved program’s 40th summer. Elementary children have fun just being kids and looking up to their super-cool high school counselors, middle-schoolers begin taking on some leadership roles while participating as kids, too, and our high school youth feel an overwhelming desire to give back to a program that has meant so much to them throughout their lives. The week combines fun, learning, worship, and play in a celebration of God’s creation for rising 1st graders through 12th graders.

Click here for participant and volunteer registration.

REGISTER ASAP! We have LIMITED CAPACITY available this summer due to NC State Park changes. Some grades are already full. Click here to join the waitlist if full

PLEASE NOTE: Registration DOES NOT guarantee acceptance! Notification will be made by February 28th, 2022. For more information, click here.

Small Groups

If you want to start or join a small group but you need help getting connected with others to do it, click on this link, and Ashley will help connect you.

For more information, click here.

Weekly Worship Information

We are excited to welcome you to worship in-person at Edenton Street this Sunday. We will continue to also worship online. Anyone at risk of COVID-19 or who otherwise feels more comfortable worshiping from home may continue to do so. We encourage you to do whatever feels safest and most comfortable to you!

We will worship at 8:30 am (Sanctuary) and 10:30 am (Gathering and Sanctuary).

To view the Sanctuary Livestream this Sunday at 10:30 am, follow this link. The bulletin for this Sunday can be found here (typically posted on Saturday mornings).

To view the Gathering Livestream this Sunday at 10:30 am, follow this link.

We require all people, vaccinated or not, to wear a mask while indoors.
We encourage families to sit together, with space between family groups and individuals.
We look forward to being together in worship, and pray for the health and safety of all. 

Click Here To Give – Thank You!

Interwoven: Rest and Restore, ESUMC’s Women’s Retreat 2022

Registration is now open for Interwoven: Rest and Restore, ESUMC’s Women’s Retreat 2022 on March 12 – 13 at Camp Caraway Conference Center in Sophia. Join us for a one-night retreat to explore what the Bible teaches us about rest and rejuvenation with speaker Wendy Anderson Schulz, who is passionate about helping women grow in their Christian identities. The weekend will provide time for reflection, prayer, fellowship, and fun for women of all ages and stages of life. The fee is $150 and includes single room lodging, four meals and guided activities including yoga. Please click here to register, or for more information, please email Kathleen Linder at kklinder@gmail.com with questions.

Click here for a message from speaker Wendy Anderson Schulz.

Minority Food Truck Pop-Up

Join us on Sunday, February 27,1:00 – 5:00 pm at Chavis Park, for a Food Truck Pop-Up featuring minority owned food trucks.  This fun event is part of the park’s Black History Month celebrations.  It’s for all ages, and we hope to see you there!

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

It’s Back! Join us, one and all, for a celebratory PANCAKE SUPPER on Shrove Tuesday! We will have delicious pancakes, toppings, and sides. And for entertainment we will have so many fun activities: Music, Face Painting, Fairy Hair, King Cake Walk, and a Balloon Twister! The event will take place on March 1, from 5:30 until 7:30 PM, in Kerr Hall. There is no charge for the evening, but we are raising money for Neighbor to Neighbor, so you can donate when you register here, or you can donate that evening in person. Let’s celebrate our communion with each other and with God!

2022 General Fund

The ESUMC campus has moved to one General Fund for 2022.  All giving in the Gathering and Sanctuary services will be under ESUMC General Fund 2022. All donations will support the ministries and 2022 annual budget of ESUMC.

All donations to SER\T General Fund 2022 will support the ministries and 2022 annual budget of SER\T.

2021 Taxes

You should have received an email on Friday, January 28 with your End of Year Contribution Tax Statement. If you did not receive an email, you will receive a paper statement in the mail. Please download our ESUMC App and sign in using your phone number to update your email address.

Living Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Living Memorial Scholarship Committee will be accepting applications February 1, 2022, through February 28, 2022, for the 2022-2023 academic year. Additional information and applications are available on the ESUMC website under Youth. All applications must be submitted by noon on February 28, 2022, to be considered.  If you have any questions, please contact Joni Earp at jearp@esumc.org.

WAKE Up & Read Book Drive

WAKE Up and Read is hosting its annual book drive through February 28.  WAKE Up and Read provides books for 13 partner schools and 17 childcare centers – helping to build home libraries for over 10,000 Wake County children each spring. Be a literacy champion by dropping gently-used or new books off at one of their donation sites, or bring them with you to church and place them in the book drive bin on the first floor by Sunday, February 27.

Weekly Meal Program – When We Eat, Others Eat

Need a break from cooking?  Want an easy small group meal or something for a meal train?  We’ve got you covered!  Our food ministry team is offering weekly meals to purchase – a two-three person dish or a larger one for six-eight.  Pick up is on Sunday mornings, or you can arrange a time during the week.  With each meal purchased, a portion of the proceeds will go to help our neighbors struggling with food insecurity.  When we eat, others eat – a win, win!
 

Here’s what’s on the menu for March:

March 6: Baked Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya (order deadline 3/1)

March 13: Lasagna with Ground Beef, Ricotta, Mozzarella, and Red Sauce (order deadline 3/8)

March 20: Chickpea and Tempeh Red Thai Coconut Curry with Cauliflower and Green Beans over Basmati Rice (order deadline 3/15)

March 27: Smothered Pork Chops with Onions, Apples and Potatoes (order deadline 3/22)

Ongoing Opportunities To Support & Connect

Love what God is doing in and through Edenton Street?

Consider investing in our church by making an annual financial commitment.  

Want to stay connected with other church-wide ministries?

  • Click here to sign-up for The Gathering newsletter
  • Click here to sign-up for the eStreet Youth newsletter
  • Email Renae to sign-up for the monthly Missions newsletter

Care and Prayer Requests

Have a care or prayer request? Click here so ESUMC can know how to best pray for you.

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