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Community Easter Egg Hunt at Bonfield Quarry Park on Saturday, April 13th at 10am-12pm. Sponsored by the Parish NOW committee.

There will be separate age groups and separate areas to make it fair. There will be refreshments and activities for older kids too.

Make sure to look in Sunday’s bulletin for more info and April’s Newsletter.

*Donations of plastic eggs, candy and/or egg filling items can be brought to each church and put in the “Egg Hunt” box

Wednesday, March 20 at 7pm At Harvest View, 100 Harvest View Lane Herscher, IL

Speaker – Donna Pangle, Lay Leader and Certified Lay Servant, Wesley


Wednesday, March 27 at 7pm At Herscher UMC, 274 North Elm Street Herscher , IL

Speaking – Dianne Wells, Lay Servant, Bonfield First UMC


Wednesday, April 3 at 7pm At Bonfield First Church, 172 N Church St Bonfield, IL

Speaking – Linda Michel, Certified Lay Servant, Herscher UMC


Wednesday, April 10 at 7pm At Essex UMC, 114 Waverly Street Essex, IL

Speaker – Pastor Kevin Boesen


The Way Forward

A Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church took place February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri. The purpose was to receive and act on a report from the Commission on a Way Forward based on the recommendations of the Council of Bishops. The Commission was authorized to examine paragraphs in The Book of Discipline concerning human sexuality and to explore options to strengthen church unity.

Bishop Frank J. Beard’s meeting at Harrisburg First UMC discussing the action taken by the 2019 special session of General Conference.