United Faith Parish

The United Faith Parish is made up of Afton, Arispe, Jerusalem and Lorimor United Methodist churches

Pastors: Jim & Mary Morris - telephone 641-782-2715

Church times are;
Arispe - 10:45 a.m. Worship Service

Afton - 10:30 a.m. Worship Service
(Aspire Food Pantry drop off site)

Jerusalem - 9:00 a.m. Worship Service

Lorimor - 9:00 a.m. Worship Service
(10:00 AM Children’s Sunday School)
Food Pantry by appointment

Operating as usual

06/23/2021

All are welcome!!😍

All are welcome!!😍

[05/25/21]   Services for Pastor Joel Sutton:
Visitation: Friday, May 28, 2021 from 4-8 at the Manning UMC, 116 Center Street, Manning, Iowa 51455

Visitation will resume at 9:30 Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the Manning UMC, with celebration of life service at 10:30 a.m.

Burial will take place at a later date at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel.

Ohde Funeral Home, Manning, Iowa
ohdefuneralhome.com

04/11/2021
04/04/2021
04/01/2021

There will be no services at the Lorimor UMC on 4/4/21. Please join the ecumenical services at the Lorimor Baptist Church! Happy Easter!!

There will be no services at the Lorimor UMC on 4/4/21. Please join the ecumenical services at the Lorimor Baptist Church! Happy Easter!!

[02/13/21]   Please be advised that all Church services and Sunday School in the United Faith Parish are cancelled for Sunday, February 14, 2021. This includes Afton, Arispe, Jerusalem and Lorimor. Everyone please stay safe and WARM!

💝Happy Valentine’s Day!!💝

[02/06/21]   Please be advised that all Church services and Sunday School in the United Faith Parish are cancelled for Sunday, February 7, 2021. This includes Afton, Arispe, Jerusalem and Lorimor. Everyone please stay safe and WARM!!!

01/10/2021
United Faith Parish updated their phone number. 01/09/2021

United Faith Parish updated their phone number.

United Faith Parish updated their phone number.

01/08/2021

[10/30/20]   Attention Lorimor UMW members...our November meeting has been cancelled.

[10/29/20]   Please spread the word...due to positive test results in a family that Rev Jim and Mary have been in close contact with, they are quarantined for an indefinite period of time, and services at all FOUR churches are cancelled until further notice...

Please pray for all people involved...🙏🙏🙏

10/14/2020

Unfortunately, Lorimor has made the tough decision to cancel this year as well...

Unfortunately, Lorimor has made the tough decision to cancel this year as well...

10/14/2020

Please support Arispe UMC if you are able!!

Please support Arispe UMC if you are able!!

[07/04/20]   Service times from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021:
Sunday mornings:
8:00 Jerusalem Bible Study
9:00 Jerusalem Morning Worship
10:30 Afton Worship
9:00 Lorimor Morning Worship
10:00 Lorimor Sunday School (no Sunday school this summer)
10:45 Arispe Morning Worship

[07/04/20]   Attention!!!

Sunday, July 5, there will not be any church services at Afton or Lorimor due to a sever me case of gout with Rev Jim! Mary will be preaching at Jerusalem and Arispe!!

[05/31/20]   Just a quick reminder to the members of the Lorimor UMW, our regular meeting is Wednesday, June 3 at 5:30. Social distances will be observed! Looking forward to seeing those that are comfortable in attending!

[05/07/20]   Good Afternoon... Greetings from Rev Jim...via Shelly G.

There will be no letter this week due to lack of paper products (i.e. Envelopes).

Jim and Mary will be donating their stimulus payment to the Food Pantries of Union County!

Funeral for James Fitch will be Saturday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. at the Lorimor UMC. The family wants anyone who knew Jim to feel welcome to attend.

We will not be having face to face church services on Sunday Mornings until the first of June.

Everyone Stay Safe!!! We will be together again soon! 🙂

[04/30/20]   The United Methodist Churches of The United Faith Parish will continue for the next two weeks with the program we have observed for the past four weeks, according to the Bishop's directions. Afton, Arsipe, Jerusalem and Lorimor; the churches in the parish will not have formal worship services, but the Pastors, Rev, Jim and Mary Morris invite person who wish to discus the current situation and ask questions to come and share a time of communion with God.

[04/25/20]   The officers of the Lorimor UMW have decided it is in the best interest of their membership to cancel the May meeting scheduled for May 6. Hopefully we will be able to gather together in June.

04/10/2020
04/10/2020
04/03/2020

Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to all those celebrating in April!

[03/21/20]   United Methodist Churches of Afton, Arispe, Jerusalem and Lorimor have postponed regular worship services for Sunday, March 22. However, the pastors will be present at regular worship times to visit with anyone about moving beyond the widespread current fear and panic to faith in our lives.

[03/19/20]   It is with regret that we have decided that Sunday School at the Lorimor UMC will be suspended as long as the area schools are not in session.

[03/19/20]   Sunday Church Services will go on as scheduled in all the churches of the United Faith Parish. All are encouraged to make a decision they are comfortable with regarding their attendance keeping COVID-19 foremost in their minds.

Please keep our parish, our communities, our state and our country in your prayers as we weather this storm...

[03/17/20]   The officers of the Lorimor UMW have decided it is in the best interest of our membership to cancel our meeting scheduled on April 1st. Please share this information with members not on Facebook!

[03/14/20]   Please pass the word ... the Open Table Luncheon in Lorimor on Sunday has been CANCELED!!!

[01/18/20]   Church Services have been cancelled for all Afton, Arispe, Jerusalem or Lorimor for Sunday, January 19, 2020.

[12/22/19]   Merry Christmas One and All!

December 24 worship services:
Arispe and Lorimor at 5:30 p.m.
Afton and Jerusalem at 7:00 p.m.

5th Sunday in Lorimor with Parish Wide Christmas Program by the Children at 10:00 a.m. Cookies and Kool Aid after the program.

12/22/2019

Looking forward to seeing everyone in Lorimor on the 29th!

11/02/2019

Don’t forget to “fall” back!!

09/20/2019
09/12/2019

Get Your Flu Shot!!!

[08/24/19]   Don’t forget- tomorrow is the Ride your Bike to Sunday School event at the Lorimor church!

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Church times are;
Lorimor - 11:00 a.m. Worship Service (10:00 a.m. Sunday School) Food Pantry by appointment

Afton - 9:45 a.m. Worship Service
(Aspire Food Pantry drop off site)

Arispe - 8:45 a.m. Worship Service (Quilters Meet Mon & Wed 1-4pm)

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Afton, IA
50830