October 20: Fall Fest
On Saturday, October 20th, from Noon to 3:00 pm, Chiques UMC will host our annual Fall Fest. There will be Bounce Houses for the kids, Pumpkin Painting, Crafts, Hayrides for everyone, and of course Free Food! Trunk or Treat will follow at 3:45 pm, in the parking lot.
Mark your calendars and plan to attend this fun-filled event! Be sure to bring your family, friends, and neighbors, as there is something to do for both children and adults. See Megan Muehling or Nikki Griest if you have questions.
November 10: 46th Annual All Church Bazaar
On Saturday, November 10th, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, we will hold our 46th Annual All Church Bazaar! As always, there will be baked goods, including our world-famous apple dumplings! In addition to our mouth-watering apple dumplings, there will also be a table of homemade cookies, cakes, pies, and desserts!
In Sloan Hall, there will be various vendors, selling wares of handmade items, holiday decorations, and jewelry. Don’t forget to check out our White Elephant Room, located in the Thomas Room. It promises to be loaded with a myriad of unique treasures! You never know what you might find of value!
While you are browsing and shopping, don’t forget to check out our kitchen! We will have a variety of homemade soups, hot dogs, BBQ, beverages, and more. (We promise that you won’t go home hungry!)
So mark your calendars, and plan to come! Be sure to invite your family, friends, and neighbors, as it promises to be a fun day! Please remember that all proceeds go to many different organizations, located here in Mount Joy and the Lancaster County area.
November 12: Annual Charge Conference
On Monday, November 12th, at 6:30 pm, Chiques UMC will host the 2018 Annual Charge Conference. We will join several other United Methodist Churches in our area as we celebrate the past year and prepare for the year ahead. Everyone is invited for worship and fellowship! There will be a special worship service, with both the Chancel Choir and the Praise Band performing.
November 27 – 28: Church Directory Photos are being taken.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, November 27 and 28, from 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm, in the Narthex, Lifetouch will be taking photos for the new church directory. Each individual or family will receive a complimentary 8 x 10 photo, and all photos will be received by Christmas for those who would like to order photos to give as gifts to family and friends!
You can reserve an appointment, by going to the website
Or you can use the Sign-Up Sheet at the Welcome Center.
Please Save the Date and plan to have your photo taken!