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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

    Youth Activities:

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.  

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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.  


Pastoral Support

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

Be Inspired

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!

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