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 “We, the Valencia United Methodist Church, seek God’s direction in serving others with love. Let our actions be an inspiration so that all will come to know and accept God’s gift of salvation through Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior.”


We support Darlene Rimer in her work for the Lord.  Will you support her in prayer?


Connectional Apportionments.  The Western Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church sets Connectional Apportionment amounts for each of its Churches in the District.  The Valencia United Methodist Church's 2014 Connectional Apportionment is $10,786.00 for this year.  Each church is responsible for paying their portion to the Western Pennsylvania Conference Center.


Bingo at St. Johns

Bingo.  The Church members go once a month to St. John's Specialty Care Center in Mars to hold an evening of Bingo, snacks and fun.








Hats and mittens tree 1Hats and Mittens.  Each Christmas season, the members of the Church purchase hats and mittens and place them on a tree in the sanctuary.  Before Christmas hats and mittens are distributed to needy children in the area.


Light of Life Ministries.  Our members purchase warm socks to be taken to the Light of Life Ministries on the Northside in Pittsburgh for the homeless. Our Pastor takes the socks to the Mission shortly before Christmas.





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Adopt a Highway.  Twice a year the Mars-Valencia Road is cleaned by the men, women and children of the church.





The Lighthouse.  At Thanksgiving, the non-perishable items collected in the church are taken to the Lighthouse to be shared with those in need.  Several times throughout the year, the collection received during the worship services is sent to the Lighthouse for their use.



UMW Award.  The United Methodist Women recognize a deserving woman of the church with the Special Mission Recognition Award.  A gift for ministries with women, children and youth is forwarded to the United Methodist Women of the United Methodist Church. This award was presented to Judy Taylor, by Ruth Crotzer.




Meals on Wheels.  The members of the church provide the desserts for the local Meals on Wheels program during the month of March. The desserts are taken Monday thru Friday during the month. The organization appreciates the help which we provide to them.


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