December 8 at 6 pm

Beckley Community Chorus & New River Jazz Band Concert

For the first time ever, the Beckley Community Chorus & New River Jazz Band will present a combined Christmas program.  Come join us at 6 pm in the sanctuary on December 8.  No charge!  All are welcome!

Wednesday, December 11, 6:30-8:00 pm


Kids ages 5-12 are invited to join us for a party in the main building where we will celebrate the birth of Jesus with a Happy Birthday, Jesus party!  We will enjoy pizza, sweets, games, crafts, drama, and more!  Children are invited to wear their pj's too.

December 15 beginning at 5 pm

UMT Annual Christmas Dinner & PAC Christmas Musical

The UMT Christmas dinner is December 15 at 5:00 pm in Friendship Hall preceding the Children’s Choir Christmas musical which will begin at 6:30 p.m.  The church will supply the main course, rolls, drinks and paper products.  We ask the congregation to bring covered dishes.  If your last name begins with

A-J bring salads,

K-t bring sides or

U-Z bring desserts

(enough for 12 servings, please).


Thank you and Merry Christmas to all!

Friday, December 20

Parents Night Out

All children, Preschool-5th Grade, are invited to enjoy an evening of fun, games, and food in a safe environment while the parents or guardians enjoy an evening out or for last minute Christmas shopping.  Register when you drop your child(ren) off.  There is no charge.  Food and games are provided - fun is unavoidable!

December 22 at 9:45 a.m.

Celebration Choir Christmas Cantata

The Celebration Choir will present their Christmas Cantata on Sunday, December 22 at the 9:45am worship service.

December 24

Christmas Eve Schedule of Services

Christmas Eve Services:

5:00 pm - at The Place Candlelight/Holy Communion Service (Contemporary)

6:00 pm - Sanctuary Candlelight/Holy Communion Service (Traditional)


Sunday Evening Schedule

The Sunday evening schedule has something for everyone.  Please see the schedule below:

5:00 pm - Small Group time to include small groups for adults, Kids 4 Jesus (4 years old and under), PAC Choir rehearsal (ages K-5th grades), and Youth Group (6th-12th Grades).

6:00 pm - Youth Choir (6th-12th Grades) rehearsal

There will be more information and details as we go along.  Watch for announcements and e-mails.

SPECIAL NOTE:  The Sunday evening fellowship & worship time (4 pm) will be postponed until at least after the first of the year.  However, the small groups listed above will still meet as scheduled beginning at 5 pm.  See the calendar on the back of the bulletin for more details.

Monday-Wednesday-Friday at 6:15 p.m.

Christ Centered Fitness (CCF)

Christ Centered Fitness is an exercise ministry at The Place.  It is led by Randy Bragg & Joe Matthews.  This is a free exercise program that is focused on helping you not only be healthier physically, but also to grow spiritually.  This is a great opportunity to participate in exercise whether you are just beginning or you are a fit athlete.  Open to ALL!    

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December 2019


Church Conference 2019

United Methodist Temple

201 Templview Drive

Beckley, WV 25801

phone: 304-252-6213

fax: 304-252-6117



Office Hours:

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 





The Place

201 Templeview Drive

Beckley, WV 25801

(located behind UMT)

phone: 304-929-3436



Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 

9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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