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Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. – Mark 11:24

John Williams, October 4, 2020 - 9:05 am

Prayers and God’s blessings for Steve Kendall facing grave Medical condition.

Amy Hale, August 28, 2020 - 1:40 pm

Please keep my cousin, Danny Messick, in prayer. Very sick with COVID-19, pneumonia, in ICU.

Anonymous, August 22, 2020 - 7:48 am

Please Pray for my daughter Brittany Johnson.

Ellen krone, August 13, 2020 - 7:13 pm

Please keep my sister Maureen Krone Barcelona and family in prayer. Her cancer has come back this time in her lungs. Currently going through testing for staging and a treatment plan. Thank you

Anonymous, July 11, 2020 - 1:58 pm

Elva Colene Heinsohn, June 28, 2020 - 5:25 am

Prayers are requested for my mentally ill son Rocky who recently lost his leg due to flesh eating virus and protect him from further invasion of this disease and protect him from COVID19. Provide Rocky with the prosthesis he desperately needs soon and help him to adjust to his new normal. Continue providing him the financial aids needed for ongoing medical care and continue providing him the personal caregivers especially caseworkers who will know his needs and provide them. Continue providing him the personal caregivers for in home care and yard care providers,counseling and medical care. Lord embrace Rocky in your loving arms of protection keeping him healthy and safe and please keep problematic people away from him especially Dominic. Help Rocky to filter out the problem people who would do him harm especially Dominic.

Amy Hale, June 2, 2020 - 10:07 am

Prayers for Dave's cousin, Beth Hill, recently diagnosed with Leukemia.

Anonymous, May 27, 2020 - 4:40 pm

Zakina Johnson, May 24, 2020 - 3:08 pm

Asking for prayers for my mother in-law is currently in hospital. Prayers for the church and people around the world in need.

Cheryl, March 25, 2020 - 5:41 pm

Prayers for all the caregivers, give them strength and courage, keep them safe.

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Welcome to the website of Union United Methodist Church in Bridgeville, Delaware!
We are Building Bridges Together using our Heads, Hands and Hearts for Jesus!
Union United Methodist Church is a vibrant, Christ-centered, loving congregation in the heart of Bridgeville, Delaware.
We invite you to worship with us this Sunday morning and find out what the excitement is all about! We are worshiping at 10:00 am in person and through our Facebook page. You are always welcome here. 



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Music Ministry…
 Do you love to bring the word of God to other’s by singing? Then don’t wait another moment speak Robbin Twilley our new Chancel Choir Director, we always welcome new voices.
**Also, we are looking for musical talent to provide special music in the month of January for the 11am service. If you are a music student, or have musical gifts from God come share with us. Contact the church office for more information. 
****We are also looking for a Bell Ringer.  The Jubilee Bell Ringers has an immediate opening for an adult male to join this special ministry. Practices are on Wednesday evenings at 7pm**** Please contact the church office (Cindy Heflin) if interested
Community Food Pantry-  Donations of any variety or types of boxed cereals and/or instant cereals are needed to keep the Food Pantry stocked. Donations may be dropped off to the church office or directly to the pantry during hours of hours of operation. (Monday,Wednesday, & Friday from 10am to 1pm)
Calling ALL Union Church Men…. . The plan is to have a meeting each month on the 2nd Saturday @ 7:30 of each month at Pizza King – Seaford, DE location. This is a great opportunity to fellowship. If any further questions please contact our church office. Events are temporarily on hold due to State Health Regulations.
Church Directory- Did you know we offer a digital church directory? Available on your phone or your computer.  We still need a few of you to submit your photo’s to us to complete. This is such a handy tool for our congregation for home addresses, email’s, phone #’s, and birthday information just to name a few things. Please contact us for me information.  We can also provide you with a printed copy if you would prefer. 
Camp Pecometh Scholarships- Applications are now available for the 2020 summer camp season. Don’t wait contact Jenny Keim if you are interested in applying.
Operation Christmas Shoebox- Items to begin being collected in March. Please be a part of this truly magical ministry & help us collect items each month to fill the shoebox’s.  Contact Janet or Tiffany Snyder for any questions regarding this outreach. 
March- combs, hair accessories, toothbrush covers
April- yoyo’s, pick-up sticks, jaxs, small puzzles, small tic tac toe games
May- crayons, colored pencils, small notepads/coloring books
June- washcloths, bars of soap, rectangular plastic holders for bar soap
**more items to be listed later**
For Union Softball Team information please contact Tiffany Snyder.  Of course this is all depending on state mandates and when they may be lifted. You can reach Tiffany at if you are interested in joining up.
Meet Our Pastor- Brad Schutt
Hello Friends,
Thank you for taking the time to explore our church’s website and for making your way down here to learn more about me, Pastor Brad. I was born and raised outside of Millsboro, DE; starting in Long Neck and then moving into the house my parents still live in on Route 30 closer to town. I have been a United Methodist my whole life, starting at Long Neck United Methodist Church and moving to Newark United Methodist Church in college before beginning my ministry career. I graduated from Sussex Central High School in 2005, moved up to the University of Delaware and graduated from there in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, and then graduated from Lancaster Theological Seminary in Lancaster, PA with a Master of Divinity in 2011.
Union Church is the fourth congregation I’ve been blessed to serve in ten years of pastoral ministry. My first appointment was as a student pastor during my last year of seminary, serving First United Methodist Church in Secretary, MD. Next, I served First United Methodist Church in Pottsville, PA for almost five years and was commissioned as a Provisional Elder in our denomination in 2015. Our family returned to Delaware and I served Millville United Methodist Church in Millville, DE for another five years, which included my being ordained an Elder in the UMC in 2019. Our entire family, including my wife Erin and our two daughters, Emma and Brynn, are excited to begin a new chapter in life and ministry here in Bridgeville.
Erin and I have known each other for 13 years and celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary in 2020. We met as Resident Assistants in neighboring freshmen complexes at the University of Delaware and were married at her home church, Wyoming UMC in Dover, DE, just over two weeks before I started at First UMC in Secretary. While living in Pennsylvania we were blessed with our children, Emma in 2013 and Brynn in 2015. We quickly realized that with two small children we needed all the help we could get and were able to move back to Delaware to be closer to family and friends. God was with us since Erin was able to secure a position at Delaware Technical Community College within a month of Brynn’s birth as our Bishop facilitated my returning to the Peninsula-Delaware Annual Conference.
In ministry I would say that my greatest passions are teaching and small group ministry, especially when they can connect the church to the community, or at least enable us to bring our faith into the world around us. Along with those, another passion of mine is using technology to enhance the life of the church and to bring spiritual formation to those who cannot, or feel unable, to step foot in any church. In my personal life my biggest hobbies are reading books (mainly science fiction and comedy), comic book collecting, watching movies, and listening to music.
Well, that’s me in a few paragraphs. I would love to meet and get to know you next!
In Peace,
     Pastor Brad