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2017 ODIM Prayer Partners

Support the mission team to Guatemala with your prayers If you would like to be a prayerful supporter to the nine Northaveners going to do mission work with ODIM (Organization for the Development of the Indigenous Maya) June 17-25 it’s not too late to sign-up. As a member of the prayer support group, you will receive daily email updates on the activities of the team in Guatemala.   Below is a link to the prayer support booklet with the team’s daily ... Read More »

Vacation Bible School 2017

Explore Northaven’s Passport to Peru VBS Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we learn all about the wonders of Peru! We will explore Peru’s mountains, jungles, and floating islands. Everyone will want to try the tasty Peruvian treats like Papas Fritas, Arroz con Leche, Helado Fruita, Canchitas, and Chifles y Papitas de Banana. As we discover the people and places of Peru that God created,  we will also learn more about how God and Jesus love and ... Read More »

Easter Eggstravaganza

Northaven’s 3rd Annual Easter Eggstravaganza Saturday, April 15, 10:00 – Noon This is a free event and open to the community. There will be a bounce house, games, and an Easter Egg Hunt for children up to 10 years old and a variety of other fun things to do! Oh, and the Easter Bunny will be here too! If you’re a member of Northaven and looking for ways to get involved and help with the Eggstravaganza, contact LauraMay Sorkin. Northaven’s youth group will ... Read More »

Amigos Days 2017

Amigos Days offers an opportunity for you to engage in hands-on, local mission work and has become a cornerstone of our North Texas Conference’s connectional growth. It is a strong encouragement to witness, once again, that the UMC outreach tradition continues to thrive with our people willing to cheerfully give their weekends to help others. Amigos veterans have often said the dirtier they get, the closer to God they feel. God’s presence is very real during every hour ... Read More »

Lent at Northaven

Roll Down, Justice! Worship Series for Lent I hate, I reject your festivals; I don’t enjoy your joyous assemblies. If you bring me your entirely burned offerings and gifts of food— I won’t be pleased; I won’t even look at your offerings of well-fed animals. Take away the noise of your songs; I won’t listen to the melody of your harps. But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream. – Amos 5: 21-24 (CEB) Lent is a time of reminding ourselves who we are ... Read More »

Good Friday Walk

12th Annual Good Friday Walk Remembering Jesus’ teachings on the day of his death Friday, April 14, 10:15 a.m. “I was an immigrant and a refugee, and you did not welcome me.” (Mt 25:31-45) We walk to welcome, to embrace, to stand with the refugees from Syria and the immigrants who live among us. “I was thirsty and you did not give me to drink.” (Mt 25:31-45) We walk to stand with the people of Flint, Michigan and all who thirst for clean water. “That which ... Read More »

Annual Pancake Dinner Benefitting Youth Ministry

Come One, Come All To The Annual Pancake Dinner on Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 28  Festivities begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Church Atrium Shrove Tuesday, often called Mardi Gras, is the day before Ash Wednesday and marks the beginning of Lent. This year Shrove Tuesday falls on Feb. 28. In keeping with Northaven tradition, our Youth Group is sponsoring an All-Church Pancake Dinner. This is a great way to enjoy some fellowship with your church family and not have to think about ... Read More »

Faith Voices on Justice

Faith Voices on Justice Faith Voices on Justice will begin their Spring 2017 series on Thurs., Feb. 16, at 7:00 p.m. The presenter for the evening will be Rev. Dr. Neil Cazares-Thomas on Transgender Lives Matter. The Reverend Dr. Neil Cazares-Thomas is the Senior Pastor of Cathedral of Hope. He previously served as the Senior Pastor of the Founders Metropolitan Community Church in Los Angeles, the founding church of Metropolitan Community Churches, an international movement of churches reaching in and beyond the ... Read More »

Justice Seeking Workshop

Northaven is developing a Justice Team under the inspiration and leadership of Faith in Texas. We want to include as many members as possible, and to help them be more effective, Church In Society is offering a workshop on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. After suffering through such a divisive Presidential campaign we are asking ourselves what is our part in all of this? Indeed, the forces at work in the country and in ... Read More »

What Does it Mean to be a Reconciling Community?

On January 29 at 3:00 p.m., Northaven will be hosting a discussion on “Exploring What It Means To Be A Reconciling Community.” All seven reconciling congregations of the North Texas Conference will be in attendance. Join other interested communities from around the North Texas Conference as we come together to explore how they can become part of the Reconciling Ministries Network too. Read More »

Micah 6:8

He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?