May 2019 Newsletter & Calendars

Maundy Thursday

On Thursday, April 18, 2019, Latta UMC took part in Maundy Thursday with a worship service that began in the Church Sanctuary and ended in the Fellowship Hall. The Chancel Choir sang “De Profundis” and “The Upper Room”. In the fellowship hall, 8 church members participated in a drama depicting the events that took place …

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UMW Collect Yellow Items for Latta Town Water and Sanitation Workers

In April the United Methodist Women blessed the nine water and sanitation workers for the town of Latta with an Easter surprise.  The men received a bright yellow Sonshine box filled with yellow items such as potato chips, candy, cookies, screwdrivers, tape measures, gloves, chamois cloths and hose nozzles.  These men are out in the cold, rain, …

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Latta UMC Host Community Easter Egg Hunt along with the Town of Latta

On April 20th, LUMC hosted the Springfest Easter Egg Hunt. We handed out over 600 eggs to the great kids of Latta. Members donated not only eggs and candy, but their time as well. Many members showed up to help hide eggs, pass out prizes and help at our Latta Springfest booth. It was a …

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UMW Collect School Supplies and Gift Cards for the Wallace Family Life Center

Debbie Finklea and Ruthann Wooten recently went to a meeting at the Wallace Family Life Center, near Cheraw. They delivered a box of school supplies and $300 in gift cards donated by our UMW members. The Wallace Family Life Center serves those living in poverty around the Wallace community of Marlboro County. It is funded …

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UMW Collect Items for Latta Town Water & Sanitation Department

The United Methodist Women (UMW) recently expressed their love and appreciation to the dedicated men of the Water and Sanitation Department for the Town of Latta.A variety of goodies, including a “Thank You” cake, were personally delivered to the men by some of the UMW members. Accompanying the goodies was a poster signed by the UMW …

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Latta UMYF Host Valentine’s Dinner

The Latta UMYF hosted a Valentine’s Dinner on Friday, February 15, 2019 in the fellowship hall. Everyone was invited to join in a candlelit dinner. The money raised from the dinner went to Latta UMYF Activities.

The Hanging of The Greens – December 2, 2018

It was a beautiful morning as we celebrated the first Sunday of Advent with The Hanging of the Greens Service. Members of all ages helped decorate the Church during the service! 

Latta UMW 2018 Christmas Meeting

Latta United Methodist Women Christmas Meeting, Sunday, December 2, 2018, Fellowship Hall. The meeting was led by Ruthann Wooten. Laura Gasque gave a devotion. Bryan Braddock of the House of Hope in Florence spoke. Polly Kopituk played for the ladies as they sang Christmas carols. Ladies brought blessing bags to be donated to the House of …

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Welcome, Rick Kopituk, Director of Youth Ministries!

We would like to welcome Rick and his family to Latta UMC. Rick has gladly accepted the position as Youth Pastor here at Latta United Methodist Church. He has over thirty years of experience working with children and youth by helping them realize and embrace their unique God-given talent and value; encouraging them to value and …

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