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Pastor: Rev. Dr. Karin Walker 

1509 Fallston Road
Fallston, Maryland, 21047
410-877-7255
Email: fallstonumc@fallstonumc.org

Join us for worship each week as we continue the conversation about forgiveness. Relationships are in jeopardy without forgiveness. Have a marriage in crisis Have a young adult in your life that seems distant? Need to forget a grudge? Do you have "raw cheeks?" Is the log jammed in your own eye? We have a series you won't want to miss! The Easter story is about Jesus dying on a cross so that our sins are forgiven. We celebrate that victory and realize how blessed we are. But Jesus requires us to do the same? Are we up to the task?  

Applications are now being accepted for The James L. Ditto Scholarship Program for students pursuing a degree from college or technical school. Use the links to download a copy of the application and guidelines. You may also download from the resources link on our website or pick up copies from the church office.  Applications are due to the office May 15

That the World May Know.  Experience a study that includes video of the biblical lands. Understand the faith lessons of the gospels and study scriptures that reflect God’s love. Watch the bulletin and the e-Enlightener for details! 

Saturday, May 4 from 9am-2pm

FUMC Adult Fellowship is once again sponsoring the Fallston Festival and Craft Show.  Find the perfect Mother’s Day gift, work up an appetite from all the shopping, or sit, relax, and enjoy some Sonny’s pit beef. Pony rides, a moon bounce, and face painting for the children. Always a fun day for family and friends!

The Bake Table at the Fallston Festival on Saturday, May 4th is looking for goodies to sell. Friday, May 3 delivery would be helpful, but also gladly accepting early morning on the 4th. Many thanks!

We will be reading the book “Before Amen” by Max Lucado.  Have you wondered if you're praying "right."  The first followers of Jesus needed prayer guidance, too - in fact, prayer is the only tutorial they ever requested.  In this book we will be taken to the very heart of biblical prayer, offering hope for doubts and confidence even for prayer wimps.  We will be reminded that prayer is not a privilege for the pious nor the art of a chosen few.  Prayer is simply a heartfelt conversation between God and his child.  Join as we learn about this conversation.

April 10 to 28 we are collecting the following items for The Samaritan Women, a local organization who ministers to the rescued victims of human trafficking.
Household items: Ajax powder, dryer sheets, glass cleaner, paper napkins, towels, toilet paper, Swifter sheets, trash bags - kitchen.
Vocational Enterprises Supplies: Almond extract, boxed granulated sugar, Cocoa powder, whole almonds and walnuts.
Office/Academic Supplies: A4 Envelopes, dry erase markers, printer/copier paper, stamps.
Our sincere thanks for your continuing generosity. You are making a difference in many people's lives.

New 5-week study for moms of all ages beginning on Thursday, May 2nd.  We will be reading the book "More for Mom" by Kristin Funston and talking about what it means to live a holy life while trying to meet all the demands placed on mothers today.  This book is a stepping stone to help all mothers reset their spiritual and emotional health, habits and relationship with God.  Join us on Thursday mornings at 10am or Thursday evenings at 6:30pm.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Save the date - Monday, June 10th.  Come and play a round for $105, and/or sponsor a hole for $100. Register by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Walker, the church office, or returning the registration form you can find in the Welcome Center. 

Unfortunately, many classrooms have extremely limited supply of educational materials like pencils, paper, notebooks and rulers. Often classroom teachers spend their own money to make sure no child goes without.  The United Methodist Women’s (UMW) Baltimore Suburban District will be focusing on this issue in our upcoming spring meeting, beginning at 9:30 am, April 27, at Providence United Methodist Church.  Guest speaker, Deborah Phelps, Executive Director of the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, will address the theme, “Building a Thriving Generation of Children and Youth.” The District will also be collecting school supplies for the Baltimore Teacher Supply Swap.  If you would like to participate, meeting sign-up sheets and school supply collection boxes are available in the Welcome Center.  All types of school supplies for both teachers and students are appreciated.

Save the Date - Aug.5-Aug.8 - 5:45-8:30pm
Families are invited to enjoy dinner from 6:00-6:30. Afterwards, preschool and elementary children will rotate through stations as they learn about God's amazing love and power. Adults may participate in nightly small group discussions and teens are invited to help.
We have some great volunteers lined up but would love more people to join the fun. Please email me if you are interested in helping in any capacity (planning before, kitchen help, prep work, or helping during the week). Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Louderback by email or 443-686-2306 to get connected.

Do you want your life to be Uncommon? Do you want to be known for flashes of goodness and great moments, or as a man of character and integrity in all circumstances?

God's desire is to give meaning and purpose to your life by giving you dreams and goals that only you can accomplish. But every day you're fed messages, expectations, and images that push you to live a life other than the one God has planned for you. How can you counteract those messages? How can you maintain your character in all parts of your life? Let Super Bowl-Winning Coach Tony Dungy be your coach as you walk together through these questions and more. Tony is a strong Christian who has written bestseller books, led Christian seminars and workshops, and is active in numerous charitable organizations.

We’ll meet from 6:30pm-8pm on Tuesdays from April 9-May 14 using short video segments, the Dare to Uncommon Study Men’s Bible Study Book, and the Bible to enhance our discussions. Come and join us! Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monday, September 30th through Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 - Covington, Kentucky

Tour Package includes:

  • Gunther Motor Coach transportation
  • Drinks and snacks for the ride
  • 3 nights at Holiday Inn River Front
  • 3 buffet breakfasts at the hotel
  • 2 lunches at restaurants near the attractions
  • 3 dinners (2 at local restaurants, 1 dinner cruise)
  • 2 nights of live entertainment,
  • Attraction admissions for the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum
  • Baggage handling
  • Driver and step-on guide gratuities

Cost is $699 per person/double occupancy.  A $100 deposit is required to reserve your spot – balance will be due before August 1, 2019. Sign up in the Welcome Center. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 410-692-6488 for further information or click the links The Ark Encounter and Creation Museum for previews. 

We appreciate all your volunteer efforts and coffee donations. Thank you!  Please keep the coffee for Manna House coming.  Upcoming dates to serve breakfast for Manna House:  Friday May 17, and Friday May 24, 2019.  Please sign up in the Welcome Center. 

We have launched!!  This Sunday in the Welcome Center:

  • pick up a flyer (or a few) to distribute to groups that you are a part of
  • tie a few knots in a blanket,
  • purchase or pick up a kit (with directions) to make one yourself 

We really need your help in getting other churches and organizations involved. Join this COMMUNITY project by engaging your group, troop, pack, book club, service club,  PTSA, and extended family.  Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like someone to come to your group and make a presentation.

A new email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. has been set up for announcements you wish to be placed in the Bulletin, Enlightener, Newsletter, etc. This email address will automatically distribute your information to Tonya Chandler, Carole Cover, Alison DeVack and Pastor Karin.  No more guessing who to send your information to.  Please make certain to have all bulletin and e-Enlightener information in by Tuesday of each week and all newsletter information in by the 24th of each month.  Thank you!  

Youth Zone (Middle / High) - 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month - 6:00-8:30 PM - Dinner, Games, Small Group!

Senior High Youth - 4th Wednesday of each month - 7:00-8:30 PM - Small Group! 

Adult volunteers needed.  Contact Joy Bufano joy.bufano.gmail.com for more info or to sign up to help!

THERE IS A PLACE FOR YOU!  Being part of a connecting group is one of the commitments we make when we join the church. It can be a truly uplifting part of our faith experience as an extension of the community we find in worship. We have many new connecting groups starting and we would love to have you join us!  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on any of the groups. 

  • Men’s Book Study - Tuesdays – 6:30pm - Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Early Morning Study - Wednesdays – 7am - Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Pastor Karin's Book Study - Tuesdays 10am & 7pm - Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Adult Sunday School - Sundays – 9am - Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Moms and Grandmoms in Prayer - Mondays - 10am - Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Mom2Mom - 2nd Tuesday Monthly – 6:30pm - Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Men’s Burger Crawl - 2nd Wednesday Monthly – 6:00pm - Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Adult Fellowship - Monthly - Email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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