Weather Cancellations

Should any church event be cancelled, it will be listed on:
     >> the church answering machine,
     >> WTNH (television) and
     >> WICC (radio).

Please use a "safety first" policy. Don't drive if conditions are unsafe for you! We'll see you the following week!

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Join us for our Holy Week services!

Palm Sunday: Sunday April 9th, 10:00am
Celebrate Jesus triumphant entry into Jerusalem by participating in our congregation-wide procession through the sanctuary and the Liturgy of the Passion.

Maundy Thursday: Thursday April 13th, 7:00pm in Wilkinson Hall
Worship with communion in Wilkinson Hall, followed by the stripping of the sanctuary.

Good Friday Service of Remembrance: Friday April 14th, 7:00pm
In the model of our Regenerate gatherings, with an opportunity to talk about the meaning of Jesus’ life.

Ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service: Sunday April 16th (sunrise is at 6:11am) at Jones Tree Farm.

Easter Sunday: Sunday April, 16th, 10:00am
Celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ! Place a flower in our blossoming cross, sing Alleluia, and find the hope in the empty tomb.

2017 Shelton Clergy Association Lenten Services

Shelton Clergy Association Lenten Worship Schedule 2017

March 1 Ash Wednesday – 7:00 pm
Huntington United Methodist Church, 338 Walnut Tree Hill Road
Rev. Lucille Fritz preaching

March 8 – 6:00 pm Dinner*/7:00 pm Worship
First United Methodist Church of Shelton, 188 Rocky Rest Road
Rev. Ken Smith preaching
*A sign-up sheet is in the Narthex for the dinner

March 15 – 6:00 pm Dinner/7:00 pm Worship
First Baptist Church, 178 Leavenworth Road
Rev. Eric Cox preaching

March 22 – 6:00 pm Dinner/7:00 pm Worship
Huntington United Methodist Church, 338 Walnut Tree Hill Road
Rev. Barbara Schaffer preaching

March 29 – 6:00 pm Dinner/7:00 pm Worship
Huntington Congregational Church UCC, 19 Church Street
Rev. InKoo Chung preaching

April 5 – 6:00 pm Dinner/7:00 pm Worship
Trinity Lutheran Church, 183 Howe Avenue
Rev. Amjad Samuel preaching

The Lenten sermon series will be “The Passion Narrative in the Gospel of John”.
Offerings received will benefit I.R.I.S, Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services


Lenten Fish Fry Dinners 2017

Fridays 5:30pm – 7pm, March 3rd – April 7th

First United Methodist Church of Shelton welcomes all to our 15th Annual Lenten Fish Fry dinners, Friday nights, March 3rd through April 7th, from 5:30pm – 7 p.m. Join us for some great home cooking! We’re serving up our famous baked or fried fish, sweet or white baked potatoes or fries, pasta, homemade coleslaw, and dessert. No reservations needed. First come first serve, dine in or take out!

$16 for adults, $14 for seniors (60+) and $6 for Children 12 and under.

The First United Methodist Church is located at 188 Rocky Rest Road, Shelton (corner of Long Hill Avenue and Rocky Rest Road). Call 203-929-3537 for more details. Proceeds will support the church’s ministries and missions.