We are a church involved in missions. We support the school nurse's program, Habitat for Humanity and the Jubilee Christmas program for Throop elementary school. On the fourth Sunday of each month we have a "Mission Moment" segment to keep the congregation informed on our current mission projects. Howard Detweiler is our current mission chairperson.
The Paoli United Methodist church is working to help others in need.
If you visit us, we keep the last two rows/pews at the back of the sanctuary open for visitors and we wear name tags to help visitors feel more comfortable as you are greeted.
Healthy Connections and Contacts
Your total health is a network of connections and contacts. It is all about your mental, physical and spiritual parts working together to maintain balance. Your health is a continuous process, the interplay of different forces and conditions. No problem can be seen in isolation. Our task at the Paoli church is to help you get back into a healthy balance when faced with a major life decision or various types of internal or external crisis situations.
Major life choices:
- Thinking about getting married? Premarital education
- As your marriage relationship changes, are you able to change too? Short term marriage crisis counseling
- What heritage do want to leave behind for others to remember? Dying well
Visitors are always welcome at the Paoli United Methodist Church. The church has a place for you to renew and grow in your faith. Here you will be welcome to dedicate your time, talent and treasure to the Lord. Come join us!
Our weekly Sunday morning services are:
|Early Worship||8:15 AM|
and Bible study
|Second Worship||10:15 AM|
Nursery services are available during both the Bible study classes and the worship service.
Upcoming Services and Events
10-Week Series on Romans
August 20 — Food Pantry Sunday
Sermon: Irrevocable Trust
Romans 11:1-2, 29-32
August 27 — Mission Moment
Sermon: A Living Sacrifice
September 3 — Communion Sunday
September 10 — Christian Education Moment
Sermon: Love Fulfills the Law
September 17 — Food Pantry Sunday
Sermon: Give An Account
10-Week Series on Matthew
September 24 — Mission Moment
Beginning of a 10-week series on Matthew
Sermon: A Parable on the Kingdom of God
Wisdom Has Its Limits
There are limits to what wisdom can explain. Wisdom can not explain or predict the outcome of our actions or God's actions. People can not know the future, except for the reality of death. (chapter 9:1-3). The author goes on to contrast wisdom with folly or foolishness. However in the Hebrew understanding of the word foolishness, it means one who denies divine revelation. The author also makes clear both the wise and the foolish will all die. (chapter 2: 15)