Christian Education Opportunities
Norton FUMC offers a variety of ways to expand one's faith and dedication. From the very youngest to those with decades of life behind them, NFUMC has Sunday school classes, Bible study opportunities, prayer groups, an active prayer chain, children's choir and youth groups.
Youth Super Bowl Sub-sandwich Fundraiser
Jr. & Sr. High Youth Groups
UMYF provides an opportunity for young people to come together in fellowship & fun. New sponsors are bringing new ideas, different direction & exciting times for this age group. They will meet at various times throughout the year. Join us for pumpkin carving, Easter AM sunrise service and breakfast, Super Bowl Sub Sandwich fund raiser and much more.........
High School Youth Sponsor: Lindsey Bailey
Vacation Bible School: 2020
"Under the Big Top"
Planned future events:
Summer Safety Program in April:
Sun and Water Safety
First Aid & Babysitting Tips
Fire and Police
2020 Vacation Bible School "Under the Big Top"
Church Camp options announced in Spring 2020
Each year we have two Vacation Bible School (VBS) sessions: One in April/May and Advent Bible Camp (ABC) in December. All children are welcome. After school we bring the children from the school to the church to have a snack, celebrate God's presence in our lives, explore His creation, and make a joyful noise through music. Watch for more details.
Adult Christian Education
Two adult classes are held prior to 10:30 worship service.
Odds & Ends Adult Bible Study: 9:15 Sunday
Parlor (back of sanctuary) Adult Sunday School: 9:15 am before Church
Women of the Bible Study Class on Tuesdays eve.@ 7:00pm in Parlor
Men of the Bible Study Class: TBA
During Advent Season: "Bedlam In Bethlehem" Bible Study to be offered in month before Christmas
Prayer Warriors in the Library Wed. 8:00am
Youth Sunday School: 10:45
(during 10:30 worship service)
The earliest of church experiences, the nursery is staffed by a well-known member for the early childhood education community. Her expertise & love of children provides a wonderful introduction to God's love. Staff: Suzie Koch
From preschool -8th grade, each classroom focuses on exposing our young people to what it means to be a Christian and living a life as a childe of God. PreK & K: Cheri Brooks & Jennifer Schoenberger; 1st-3rd: Becky Jones; 4th-6th: Angie Alexander Jr. Hi: Jill Lively
Children's Choir for ages K-3rd will practice weekly & offer their gifts & talent to God monthly during 10:30 service. They will walk from school to church (escorted by adult) each week for practice.
Andbe Home visits and services: (Ministerial Alliance)
Whispering Pines Church Service:
1st Sunday ea/mo. at 2:00 pm by NFUMC Lay Leaders
Norton Telegram Sermon by Pastor Eve:
Hospital Pastoral Care: (Ministerial Alliance)
Please call Pastor Eve at the church office
785-877-2196 or her cell: 785-871-8811 if you are in need of Pastoral Care or conference.
Prayer Chain Requests: call David Will 877-2341
or Kay Hawks 877-3885
Acolyte Installation: Oct. 27, 2019
Norton Acolyte Team:
Cooper Bailey, Payton Bailey, Hallie Brooks, Braylyn Brooks, Aubrey DuBois, Katelyn Jones, Dylan Jones, Kassidy McClain, Brogan McClain.
When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life. John 8:12
Children's Sermon each Sunday during 10:30 service
Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of god belongs to such as these. Luke 18:16
Pretzel Sunday March 1, 2020
Pretzels for Lent: Early Christians prayed by crossing their arms & touching each shoulder. They also fasted strictly during lent making their bread with only flour, water & salt. A monk shaped this in the form of praying arms for children, and the PRETZEL was born!