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EPUMC helps celebrate Pride in the Park

by Wendy Rigby

On Saturday, June 15th, Estes Park United Methodist Church served as a sponsor for the third annual Pride in the Park Saturday Family Friendly Event in the parking lot of the Bull Pin Bowling Alley. Members of the congregation gave out Pride teddy bears made by the EPUMC Friendly Stitchers. They also gave out flags, […]

Baby Bowie Shepherd Mize is baptized into the faith

by Wendy Rigby

Baptism is an important sacrament in the Methodist Church. Baptism marks the beginning of our lifelong journey as disciples of Jesus Christ. On Sunday, May 19, Estes Park United Methodist Church welcomed Bowie Shepherd Mize into the community of faith. Pastor Ann Lantz performed the sacrament and then baby Bowie got to meet the members […]

EPUMC donates handmade bears to Estes Park Health ER

by Wendy Rigby

On Monday, May 20, the Estes Park United Methodist Church delivered two dozen handmade stuffed bears to the Emergency Department at Estes Park Health. Agnes Lantz (left) is a member of the Friendly Stitchers group at EPUMC which created these toys to give to young patients in a health crisis. EPH Chief Nursing Officer Pat […]

EPUMC awards five scholarships to Estes Park High school seniors

by Wendy Rigby

On Monday, May 6, Estes Park High School graduating seniors received scholarships from various local entities. For the first time, Estes Park United Methodist Church awarded five scholarships of $2,000 each. Pictured are the recipients of the Dorothy Scott Memorial Scholarship. (Left to right) Daphne Parker, EPUMC Pastor Ann Lantz, Braden Betts, Eric Lopez, Ciel […]

EPUMC creates its own “care bears” for the community

by Wendy Rigby

On Sunday, April 28, members of the congregation of Estes Park United Methodist Church took part in a “Blessing of the Bears.” The Friendly Stitchers group at the church made these 102 bears to go to Estes Park Health and the Estes Park Police Department. Twenty-four other bears were sent to the Lahaina United Methodist […]

Join EPUMC for Holy Week services

by Wendy Rigby

Join us as we take the journey with Jesus to the cross and celebrate the resurrection! We will celebrate Holy Thursday with a service at 6 p.m., Good Friday with a service at 6 p.m., and an Easter Sunday service at 9:45 a.m. All are welcome! We are located at 1509 Fish Hatchery Road in […]

Ann’s Angels: Meet the Congregational Care Team

by Wendy Rigby

by Sarah Gardner Every night after she gets into her pajamas, 96-year-old Polly Ingold retreats to a short hallway that connects her bedroom to her bathroom and walk-in closet. She has set up a small desk there, filled with prayer guides and calendars and a piece of paper heavily marked with hand-written notes next to a […]

Counting Blessings and Bucks: Church Treasurer Wanted

by Wendy Rigby

When Steve Tice sings and plays bass in local groups like Magic Dragon or Random and True, he gets to tell stories with music. But Steve has another gig we may not associate with storytelling. He’s the church treasurer. “The treasurer tells the story of the church, in numbers.” says Susan Porr, EPUMC’s new finance […]