Walkersville United Methodist Church
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Walkersville UMC - Mt. Pleasant UMC - Mt. Zion UMC

22 Main Street, Walkersville, Maryland 21793

301-845-9860 (OFFICE)              301-845-9863 (FAX)


 Reverend Mike Henning starting on July 1st, pastor@walkersvilleumc.org
Pastor Richard Gibbs, 301-606-5008 (cell) or, mypastorrich@aol.com
Pastor Gibbs Office, 301-898-5292
-  Sunday - June 24, 2018 -
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Our Regular Worship Schedule
Please join us...
June 17th thru September 2nd
-10:00am Start Time-One Service-


Next deadline for your announcement, or news

getting into the next Saddlebag is July 15th.

Bring it to the church office, or email it to secretary@walkersvilleumc.org


If you would like to receive the SADDLEBAG by e-mail, please send your e-mail address to secretary@walkersvilleumc.org 


We are also in need of volunteers to help lead this program. It's Fun & Easy...it really is...be part of something good.

VBS Planning Meeting - Georgetown Hall on Tuesday 6/26/18, 6:30pm 

Feel free to bring your kids, if necessary, we will have an activity & sweet snack for them.


Tammy Immer has graciously stepped up to be our VBS Director this year but she needs the support and help from our congregation!


All are invited to this meeting, EVEN if you can't help during the program you can help plan and share ideas you might have. If you cannot attend the meeting but have ideas to share, please contact Tammy Immer, tcimmer@gmail.com.



REMINDER---WE NEED LOTS OF VOLUNTEERS to provide a successful VBS!!  Everyone can help, we have jobs big and small, some examples are listed below- 


DECORATING/SET UP-Sunday July 8th-Perfect for those who cannot help during VBS

GROUP LEADERS-Simple job of NOT losing children! You just lead small groups from station to station, all groups will have at least one adult and one teenager for leaders.

PLAY GAMES-If you like to have fun, you can play games with the kids, games & directions are provided, you just have to provide directions and have a good time


These are the biggest needs still left to fill, please consider coming out and having some fun while teaching the young children in our community about God's love. VBS is from 9-noon the week of July 9th-13th. Even if you can only help a couple of hours or days, please contact Tammy Immer (tcimmer@gmail.com) ALL HELP IS GREATLY APPRECTIATED!!

Adult Fellowship & Fun Time
We are looking for ideas/hosts for Summer Events.  
Please e-mail Leslie Baker, labbaker@gmail.com
 with your suggestions and offers to host.  
(Shows, dinners, pot lucks, special activities etc., are all welcome ideas.)



Come be a part of something really cool.

 We are in need of helpers for Sunday School, if you are interested please see the signup sheet by the Sunday School office. It's easy & fun...assisting with the childrenNancy Jones and Allison Jones will present the lessons.

   We have great children here at WUMC, so come over and join us.



The mission of Kairos Prison Ministry, Inc. is to bring Christ's Love and forgiveness to all incarcerated individuals, their families, and those who work with them, and to assist in the transition of becoming a productive citizen.


Psst... You don't have to come to the church to pray.

Pray for these folks in your own sanctuary as necessary.


Thank you and God bless!


Angela Kleimola



Think about it...what if you were the one in prison, alone?  Wouldn't you want some to pray for you?



Every Sunday 11:00 am in Georgetown Hall.
Come join our Team.


If you would like to join us, please e-mail Leslie Baker, labbaker@gmail.com.

We welcome new volunteers with open arms!

The job consists of arriving about 20 minutes early to start the coffee and 'prep' the snacks and then leaving the service just before the final benediction to set the coffee and snacks out.




Outreach Opportunities in our Community

Many people have expressed an interest on how to serve others in our community.

Here is a list of programs that welcome help...


GVCS Food Bank

Located in basement of Walkersville Town Hall. Food Bank is open Monday evenings and Thursday afternoons, but volunteers are also needed throughout the week for food pickups and unloading.  

Contact Juan McCoy, volunteer coordinator, at Juan.McCoy@comcast.net or call the Food Bank at 301-845-4229.


GVCS Thrift Shop

Located in basement of St. Paul’s Assembly Hall in Walkersville.

Volunteers are needed for a couple of hours or regular weekly schedule Saturdays.

Contact Maryanne Schouw at 301-788-7472 or 301-845-4126.


Alan P. Linton Shelter

Located at 22 Degrange Street in Frederick. 

Contact Kim at Kim@affordablechoicevacations.com to arrange a training session


 Hospice of Frederick County 


for more info please call


Frederick Community Action Agency

Provides many agencies such as Food Bank, Soup Kitchen, Community Health Center, Housing First Program .

Contact Mike Spurrier at 301-600-3955


Questions?  Contact Julie Zebroski, Missions Coordinator.



Become a part of a Leadership Team Today.

Contact our church office for more information.


We will contact you with info to get started.

Get Involved and make a difference. It's a great way to be a part of something great.


2017-2018 WUMC Weekday School is enrolling students Now!

Contact Vicky Wilson, Weekday Director at (301) 845-4282.

Registration forms on this site. Click the link








We'll be back in Fall 2018-Stay Tuned for details.


-WUMC Connection Directory-

Here at WUMC we are striving to make it easier to know everyone.

We are in the process of updating our Directory information.

Please fill out the attendance pads during any of our services,

or contact the church office with your new info at 301-845-9860, or

email us...secretary@walkersvilleumc.org





ALL members and groups holding events or meetings need to fill out a Building Usage form.

A hard copy is also available in the church office. Please fill it out and hand it in to the church office.

If you are a ‘key holder’, please make sure the door you are exiting is locked behind you.

If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Baker.


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Amen itself is an interjection used to agree with, affirm, approve, or emphasize something else that has been said.

Thus when Jesus begins certain sayings by declaring "Amen, amen, I say to you . . . "



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Walkersville United Methodist Church

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In the Event of an Emergency, Please Contact:
Pastor Richard Baker 

@ 443-375-9556