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Lessons & Carols Return to Barratt’s Chapel


December 11, 2022
Frederica, Delaware

On Sunday, December 11, at 4 p.m., Barratt's Chapel, one of the UMC's 49 official Heritage Landmarks, will open its doors for a service of Lessons & Carols. This year the service will consist of Scripture Lessons, Carols and Stories of the origin of many of the traditional songs. The Chapel is located at 6362 Bay Rd., Frederica, Delaware. For information contact the Chapel office at barratts@aol.com or 302-335-5544. All are welcome!

Robert Strawbridge Candlelight Advent Service


December 11, 2022
New Windsor, Maryland

Consider yourself warmly welcome to attend the annual Candlelight Advent Service in the recreated Log Meeting House of the Robert Strawbridge House Cluster---one of the 49 Heritage Landmarks of the UMC. The Candlelight Service will be held on Sunday, December 11, 2002 at 4:00 PM Eastern. Come and celebrate the season with this simple Lessons and Carols style service. Worship as our forebears might have in the authentic re-creation of the first Methodist house of worship in America. The perfect antidote to holiday overload! The address is 2650 Strawbridge Lane, New Windsor, Maryland and the event is free of charge. If you have more questions please call 410-635-2600.

Whitaker’s Chapel Annual Christmas Gathering


December 11, 2022
Enfield, North Carolina

You are invited to the Annual Christmas Gathering at Whitaker's Chapel, one of the 49 Heritage Landmarks of the UMC. It will be held on Sunday, December 11, 2022 starting at 3 PM Eastern. The address is 5356 Thirteen Bridges Road, Enfield, North Carolina. Please call 910-617-0388 for more information.

Celebrate Christmas Eve at Historic Barratt’s Chapel


December 24, 2022
Frederica, Delaware

On Saturday, December 24, at 4 p.m., Barratt's Chapel, one of the UMC's 49 official Heritage Landmarks, will hold a Christmas Eve service. This year's service will be led by the Rev. Earle Baker, a retired United Methodist pastor who has served congregations in Maryland and Delaware, is presently the President of the Northeast Jurisdiction Commission on Archives and History, and a member of the General Commission on Archives and History of the UMC. Barratt's Chapel is located at 6362 Bay Rd., Frederica, Delaware. For more information contact the Chapel office at barratts@aol.com or 302-335-5544. All are welcome!

Historic St. George’s Christmas Eve Celebration


December 24, 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

On Saturday, December 24, 2022, at 7:00 PM Eastern, Historic St. George’s---one of the UMC's 49 Heritage Landmarks---will hold Christmas Eve Worship in person or via Live-stream. The service is lead by Rev. William B. Wilson, Sr. and will feature worship soloists Bruce Adams & Willa Douglas. Dominic Silla is the Director of Music. If you have any questions regarding worship, either in-person or via Facebook Live stream, please email layleader@historicstgeorges.org. All are welcome!

SEJ Historical Society Meeting 2023 Tenatative Dates


July 18 - July 21, 2023
Greensboro, NC

The 2023 meeting of the Southeastern Jurisdiction Historical Society will be hosted by the Western North Carolina Conference and will take place in Greensboro, NC. Tentative dates are July 18-21, 2023, with a general theme of Methodism and Civil Rights.