Churches - RSVP by November 5 for 'Together We Serve' UM/ELCA Event

October 15, 2009

Spread the Word! Congregations are encouraged to attend "Together We Serve," Sunday, November 15 at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Sacramento - a celebration of the full communion of The United Methodist Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Bishop Warner H. Brown, Jr., resident bishop of the California-Nevada Annual Conference, will preside and the ELCA's Bishop Mark W. Holmerud will preach.

Clergy, you are invited to participate in a clergy processional. Please wear robes and red stoles and arrive by 6:30 pm to assemble.

 

Please invite your congregation to attend and to carpool with their neighbor Lutherans, as an appropriate beginning to the ecumenical relationship: "Together we serve united by love!"

 

RSVP by November 5 by emailing your name, church, and "yes" or "no" to stjohnsrp@earthlink.net.

 

First UMC is located at 2100 "J" Street, Sacramento, CA 95816.

 

Download invitation in PDF format, which you may print and post at your church.