Middletown UMC Becomes
A Lighthouse Congergation
Lighthouse Congregations represent a movement to provide a "safe place" for church members who don't want to leave The United Methodist Church and need to recover spiritually and emotionally from disaffiliation stress.
What is a lighthouse congregation?
In the midst of a season where some churches are choosing to leave the United Methodist Church, lighthouse congregations seek to provide a space where individuals who want to be United Methodist can heal and rest. The goal is not to increase worship attendance or membership, but to over love and grace.
MUMC is committed to sharing love and grace with those in need. As a congregation that is firm in its commitment to staying Untied Methodist, we can be a place where other United Methodists can find renewal and connection after their congregations disaffiliate.
What does this change?
Nothing! We continue to welcome and invite those who join us in worship
- both in-person and online -
to experience the love and grace of Jesus Christ.
This is just another way we are opening our arms wide to those who are looking for a church community.
Questions? Please contact Pastor Katie.