About Us

Marcellus UMC Vision Statement

We are a community seeking God’s direction for discipleship. We are called to support one another, help people beyond our doors meet their spiritual and material needs, teach and share with others the lessons of our Christian faith, and intentionally glorify God through a variety of worship expressions.

As a community seeking God’s direction for discipleship we are called to:

Support one another by: 

Visiting the sick and homebound

Praying for the church and its people

Offering personal assistance

Accepting diversity and building one another up

Help people beyond our doors meet their spiritual and material needs by:

Facilitating mission experiences

Inviting people to worship and church activities

Participating in ecumenical events

Communicating effectively in a variety of ways

Teach and share with others the lessons of our Christian faith by:

Presenting a variety of small group learning  opportunities

Offering Sunday School classes for all ages

Providing strong leadership for education

Encouraging activities to apply lessons learned

Intentionally glorify God through a variety of worship expressions by: 

Integrating a broad range of music styles

Utilizing laity of all ages

Appreciating that God speaks to people differently

Theming worship to be relevant to daily life

Inspiring worshippers to share Christ’s love with others

We shall live into this vision!

Date: Spring 2014 Involvement: Visioning Team of laity, input from the congregation, and guidance from Lauren Swanson.