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Thursday, May 27, 2021


Life in the Trinity
Trinity Sunday

Please Join Us For Worship This Sunday!
8:30am and 11:00am

Both Services will be live streamed - go to for the link

(Posted 10 minutes before the service begins!)

This Week's Scripture Verse

John 3:1-17
Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews.
 He came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God; for no one can do these signs that you do apart from the presence of God.”
 Jesus answered him, “Very truly, I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God without being born from above.” Nicodemus said to him, “How can anyone be born after having grown old?
Can one enter a second time into the mother’s womb and be born?”
 Jesus answered, “Very truly, I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God without being born of water and Spirit. What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.
 Do not be astonished that I said to you, ‘You must be born from above.’ The wind blows where it chooses, and you hear the sound of it, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes.  So it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit.” Nicodemus said to him, “How can these things be?” Jesus answered him, “Are you a teacher of Israel, and yet you do not understand these things? “Very truly, I tell you, we speak of what we know and testify to what we have seen; yet you do not receive our testimony. If I have told you about earthly things and you do not believe, how can you believe if I tell you about heavenly things? No one has ascended into heaven except the one who descended from heaven, the Son of Man. And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, that whoever believes in him may have eternal life. “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life. “Indeed, God did not send the Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

COVID Restrictions Update - May 27th!

Masks are now optional for those who are fully vaccinated!

Other COVID-19 Protocols still in place!
Please click HERE for more information

Office Closed Monday May 31!

The GVUMC office will be closed Monday May 31 in observance of Memorial Day.

Email Fraud!

Once again, many people have received emails or text messages from someone claiming to be Pastor Mary, asking individuals to purchase gift cards or asking for other help.
If you receive a suspicious looking email or an email requesting anything, please check the email address from where it was sent to help check it it is genuinely from Pastor Mary.
Pastor Mary will only ever use the following two addresses: or and her phone number has a 702 area code.

Please know this is not a compromise of security on any of
GVUMC databases/Online Giving Services etc.
Thank you all for your patience, understanding and support!

Download Last Sunday's Digital Bulletin HERE

You can leave food behind your car if you are attending worship in person
or drop off in the Church Parking Lot between 10:30am – 11:00am

Friends In The Desert Update

The number of volunteers working for GVUMC's Friends in the Desert team
at St. Timothy's Church are now able to be increased!

Friends in the Desert is a ministry that helps feed the homeless and working poor in the city of Henderson. GVUMC has been involved with this ministry for over ten years. Through this ministry, home cooked meals are brought to St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in downtown Henderson, and as many as 60 to 80 people of all ages (including children) are served by GV volunteers once a week, four times a month. 

If you would like to volunteer preparing meals please contact Betty Kaminski: 702-712-9545

Starting June 6th, Greenback Gift Cards will be available to purchase from Marion Harvey in the church courtyard between services on the first and third Sunday each month.

Cards can be purchased any time!
Please contact Marion Harvey if you wish to purchase Gift Cards:

Joyful Bells Rehearsals

The Joyful Bells have begun weekly rehearsals on Thursdays at 7pm-8pm in the Sanctuary!

All are welcome to join!
There is no experience needed, only the desire to learn and play bells!

If you are interested in joining or would like more information please email our music director Lindsay at or call the church office.

Update on the Mortgage Refinance:

Praise our God!

I am very happy to announce that our prayers have been answered
and we have been approved for our mortgage refinance. We have been very blessed!
Please continue to keep our finances in your prayers, and we should be refinanced by July 1, 2021 with Christian Community Credit Union.

In His Name,

Wanda Shumar

Women of Spirit


Meetings are Wednesday mornings at 9 AM until approximately 10:30 AM.

New members always welcome!

Please contact Laura Puckett for book/class information at
Contact Linda Eads for welcome info:

Any other questions contact Elizabeth DeYoung at


Book Review:
A Living Gospel: Reading God’s Story in Holy Lives Chapter 5

United Methodist Women is an organization
of the mission oriented group of women in the United Methodist Church.

Click HERE to view this week's UMW Prayer Calendar
(May 30 - June 6)

Email Addresses
Youth Ministry

Office Hours
The GVUMC Office can be contacted between these hours:
Monday 9am - 1pm
Tuesday 9am - 1pm
Wednesday Office Closed
Thursday 9am - 1pm
Friday 9am - 1pm

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