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


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.