549 Wyoming Ave Kingston PA 18704 office@dorancetonumc.org 5702881477

Church has left the Building!

This will be Oct 19 –

Watch for sign ups soon!

Safe Sanctuaries Training

The last day to register for the Safe Sanctuaries Course is Monday – May 5th

Anyone interested in working with children at Sunday School, Vacation Bible School or
The Church Has Left The Building and did not take Safe Sanctuaries Training must take
the training. If you took it when it first came out you need to take it again for the
Susquehanna Conference. You must register by Monday – May 5th. Please call the
church office to register.

Safe Sanctuary Training will be held Tuesday – May 13th at 6:00 in the sanctuary.

Scranton – Wilkes-Barre Lay Servant Ministries

Spring Lay Academy 2014 

Two Locations 


Equipping God’s People 

Module 1 


Peckville UMC 

732 Main St
Peckville PA 18452 


Saturday 9:00 – 3:00  

April 12th, and April 26th   

First day 8:30 check in for class 

Lunch will be provided 

Instructors: Rev. Bob Ryder  

and John Whitehead 



Trucksville UMC 

40 Knob Hill Road 

Trucksville, PA 18708 


Tuesday Evenings 7 PM – 9:30 PM   April 1st,  8th, –  22nd, 29th 

First night 6:30 check in for class 


Rev. Dick Williams and Laity TBD 

Laity Day with Bishop Park!  May 3rd!


Bishop Park is coming to the Scranton Wilkes-Barre District  

Everyone is invited!   

While this event is primarily for the laity to have the opportunity to hear and meet our Bishop, Clergy are welcome to attend   


May 3rd from 3-5 pm 


Shavertown UM Church 

163 Pioneer Ave 

Shavertown PA 

Parking is across the street



Our book sale will be held in the church

basement on February 20, 21, 22 23.

Craft and bake sales will be included

on the week-end.

1200 books are available for sale.

Come and bring a friend.

Money will benefit our Ministry Shares.

Hours are listed below:

Thursday – 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Friday – 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Saturday – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sunday – Noon to 4:00 pm

Donations needed for upcoming booksale –

1000 books needed by the end of January.                                 

Please leave donated books in the basement.                                                                                                           

Money will be used toward Ministry Shares.                                                                                                                    

   See Mary Fino for details.


Brain Storming event with covered dish.  Beverages and dessert provided.  All women invited (member or not) Wednesday – February 5th in Rumbaugh Hall at 6:00 p.m.

Informal Bible Discussion Group

Tuesdays at 4:00, starting February 4th

Everyone is welcome!

*More information: Cathy Decker or Mary Fino

Soup Fest

Saturday, February 8th at 4:00 in Rumbaugh Hall Soup donations can be dropped off Saturday morning or any time before 4:00.
Donation $5.00 *Hosted by Missions from the Kitchen

NEW—Worship Team! Tuesday – January 28th 7:00 p.m.

Wondering what season of worship is coming? Want to share in worship preparation and development? Come join a new Worship Team for Dorranceton UMC meeting in the Cry Room. This will be a new team to reflect and recall worship experiences of Dorranceton and other places. Take action to create and implement goals for worship today. This will include graphic preparation, alter and sanctuary dressing of the seasons and sacred days, preparing for holy seasons and sacred days, and pray for the worshipers tomorrow. Ash Wednesday is March 5, 2014, let’s start a conversation there.