Financial Peace University
Sep
15
to Nov 10

Financial Peace University

Are you looking for experienced guidance in getting a handle on your finances?

Join us for Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, a nine-session class that will offer practical ways to pay off debt and plan for your future. Classes will meet on Sundays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and are open to the community. Sign up here.

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Discover VUMC
Sep
29
11:45 AM11:45

Discover VUMC

Are you newer to the church? Do you have questions? Are you still not sure what programs, studies, and opportunities are available for you at Valencia UMC? Join us on the fourth Sunday of any month at 11:45 a.m. for a short tour of the campus, an introduction to what we are all about, and a question and answer time. We will meet in the Sanctuary in front of the communion table. No need to sign up, just show up. If you can’t make it this time, there will be another one on 10/27.

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Mens' Retreat 2019
Oct
4
to Oct 6

Mens' Retreat 2019

What do we do when things don’t go our way? How can we go on when it just seems like we can’t? Come to retreat and hear from men who have been there. More importantly, experience how our God and our community of faith are here to get us through the rough spots.

All men are welcome to join the Retreat at The Oaks Camp and Conference Center, 18651 Pine Canyon Rd., Lake Hughes (one hour north of Valencia), from Friday, October 4th from dinner to mid-morning Sunday October 7. We'll have music, small group time, recreation/ free time, and time just to breathe.

The cost is $225. Sign-up on the patio at coffee fellowship, or email Glen Kubasak

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BBQ Bash
Oct
13
11:45 AM11:45

BBQ Bash

Come celebrate with us as a VUMC family right here at our church campus. We'll be grilling hot dogs and hamburgers. You bring a side dish. There will be games (including a cornhole tournament), a DJ, and a dessert truck. This event is free. Just sign up HERE no later than October 9th and don’t forget to include all of your guests on the RSVP!

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Israel Trip
Oct
28
to Nov 5

Israel Trip

The trip will be from October 28-November 5, 2019, for nine days and includes 15 meals. The location highlights of the trip will be: Jaffa, Caesarea, Nazareth, Cana, Tiberias, Sea of Galilee, Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum, Golan Heights, Caesarea Philippi, Tel Megiddo, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Mount of Olives, Mount Zion, Ein Karem, Via Dolorosa, Western Wall, and the Garden Tomb. There will be an optional extended five day, four night Jordan post-tour extension.

To learn more or to sign up, please contact Rev. Nicole.

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Trunk or Treat
Oct
30
6:00 PM18:00

Trunk or Treat

Our annual Trunk or Treat party is safe family fun, free and open to the community. It is for kids through sixth grade and features games, crafts, and of course, candy. A DJ adds to the party atmosphere. Come to our parking lot to see the decorated cars and trucks. Non-scary costumes, please. If you would like to volunteer or donate to this fun event, please click HERE.

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UMC Dodger Night
Aug
3
6:10 PM18:10

UMC Dodger Night

Tickets are $30.00 for seats in Sections 43RS, 47RS, along the 3rd base line. Deadline to sign up: Sunday, July 7.

Promotion: Dodger Socks ~ presented by Spectrum ~ while supplies last ~ at guest's point of entry. Giveaways are limited to 40,000 units, unless otherwise noted. Only one giveaway item per person will be given to the bearer of the ticket upon entering the stadium.

Last day of ticket sales on the patio is this Sunday. Or you can pay online, under “Other” ~ umcv.org/give

RSVP to Susann Sleutjes

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Summer Psalms:  Learning to Pray Like Jesus - Sermon Series and Dinner Church
Jul
7
to Aug 4

Summer Psalms: Learning to Pray Like Jesus - Sermon Series and Dinner Church

Join us for worship Sunday, July 7 through August 4 as we study the Psalms. Enjoy dinner church from 6 to 7:30 on Wednesdays, July 10 through July 31. Dinner is $7/adult, $5/child. Nursery care is available up to 2 years of age. Playground supervision will be provided for children 3+ during small group time following dinner. Sign-ups begin on June 30th on the patio.

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#beoutthereSunday
Jun
23
9:00 AM09:00

#beoutthereSunday

9:00 a.m. - Worship at Valencia UMC
9:30 a.m. - Teams depart to go to their project sites
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - FREE taco truck lunch at the church

We set aside one day each year to take the church out into the community to serve and assist local agencies and organizations. To sign up to “Be Out There”, click here.

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Coffee with the Pastor
Jun
10
4:00 PM16:00

Coffee with the Pastor

After the success of her initial coffee dates, Rev. Nicole is offering another opportunity for a casual coffee chat session with anyone would would like to attend. All you have to do is show up on Monday, June 10, 4-7 p.m.  The location is the Starbucks at Granary Square. Please feel free to just drop by!

See you there!

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Music Appreciation Sunday
May
19
9:00 AM09:00

Music Appreciation Sunday

Join us at 9 and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 19 for one of our most beloved annual celebration Sundays. All of our church choirs, from the littlest singers to the most experienced, will be participating in this joyous Sunday, sharing their gifts to priase the Lord and lift us up with music! Don’t miss it!

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Mothers Day
May
12
9:00 AM09:00

Mothers Day

We invite you to join us on Mother’s Day, May 12th, for a special morning worshiping God and celebrating the mothers in our lives. Our children’s choirs will sing and we will have a photo booth for family photos. We look forward to seeing you at 9 or 10:30!

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Daring Faith Kickoff Event
Mar
3
5:00 PM17:00

Daring Faith Kickoff Event

Please join us at 5 p.m. for our Daring Faith Kickoff Event, when we will gather together to hear two special guest speakers, Brian Parcel and Doug Smith, and enjoy music from the Chancel Choir, Fire in the Soul, and Godwilling. Immediately following, there will be a chili cook-off and cornbread bake-off dinner in Fellowship Hall. Please RSVP to umcv@umcv.org

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Drive-In Movie Night
Jan
26
6:30 PM18:30

Drive-In Movie Night

Kidzone Clubs invites families to join together in a fun event where families get to show off their automotive cardboard creation chops. Kids can make a cardboard car at home and then bring it to sit in and enjoy Disney-Pixar’s Incredibles 2 on the big screen in Fellowship Hall, while eating free popcorn! If you want to just come and bring a lawn chair, we’d be thrilled to see you there!

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Women's Retreat
Jan
25
to Jan 27

Women's Retreat

The 2019 VUMC Women’s Retreat will be held January 25 - 27, at The Oaks Camp and Conference Center in Lake Hughes. This year’s theme is “Friends in High Places.” Cost is $240 per person (triple occupancy), and covers lodging, meals and retreat activities.

Registration is now closed.

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Israel Trip Meeting
Jan
21
6:30 PM18:30

Israel Trip Meeting

Have you ever wanted to visit the Holy Land, but do not want to do it alone? You are in luck! Rev. Nicole will be having an informational slideshow on January 21st at 6:30 p.m. about a congregational trip to Israel that she will be leading next year.

The trip will be from October 28-November 5, 2019, for nine days and includes 15 meals. The location highlights of the trip will be: Jaffa, Caesarea, Nazareth, Cana, Tiberias, Sea of Galilee, Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum, Golan Heights, Caesarea Philippi, Tel Megiddo, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Mount of Olives, Mount Zion, Ein Karem, Via Dolorosa, Western Wall, and the Garden Tomb. There will be an optional extended five day, four night Jordan post-tour extension. All are invited!

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Branches
Dec
16
9:00 AM09:00

Branches

A musical drama presented by the Valencia United Methodist Church music and drama ministries with special guests. Book by Casandra Morgan-Loyer.

“When someone we love lets us down, it can be crushing, causing us to close our hearts. Christmas is a love story. In the coming of the Christ child we can experience great love and hope. We can discover that love is worth trying again.”

Join our church community on Sunday, December 16 at 9 or 10:30 a.m., as we tell the story through drama and music.

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Advent Celebration
Dec
2
4:30 PM16:30

Advent Celebration

Celebrate the beginning of Advent with us with our annual tradition of snow, dinner, worship, tree-lighting, and Advent craft-making! Reserve early—space is limited. Cost is $9/person, $32 max./family. Tickets go on sale on the patio on Sunday, November 4.

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