Church Calendar

MALTA UMC WORSHIP SERVICES AT 9:00 a.m. on Sundays  
In-Person (must wear a mask) or on Zoom
Also on Facebook & Twitter

Vicke, Church Administrative Assistant
Office Hours
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays  from 8-Noon.
Church Office Phone # is (815) 825-2118.
Church email:  maltaumc@outlook.com 

“COVID” REGULATIONS for MALTA UMC
Do no harm, do good, stay in love with God.

We continue to ask that people sanitize their hands when they arrive. You  also need to sign in when you arrive.

  1. We need to maintain social distancing apart from those we don’t come to church with. So, no handshakes or hugs.  Elbow bumps and such are totally okay 😊
  1. The following are the mask updates:
    1. Wear a mask  in & during church as of August 1, 2021.
    2. Please respect any request you have to mask back up; we don’t know everyone’s health history and who might be at high risk and we need to make sure we help everyone feel safe and be safe!
  1. Starting in June, 2021, we begin having fellowship time after church. We will need to have people hand out food and drinks masked and wearing gloves (as you might see at a restaurant).  But we can once more sit down for a treat with our church family.
  1. All these are subject to change if advised by the DeKalb County Health Department.

           6.   As of June 20, 2021 we are allowed to sing in church again!

If you have questions or concerns, please talk to Pastor Jeremiah, Tom Plote,
or Mary Lynn McArtor.

Wednesday nights:  Prayer & Fellowship Meeting at 7:00 p.m. In-Person and on Zoom.  Must wear a mask in-person.

2nd Thursday of each month at Malta UMC  – 4H Meets at 6:30 p.m.

4th Thursday of each month Today’s Sisters meet.  Location varies. Must wear a mask!   

New Cluster Youth Group
All youth 6th through 12th grade are invited to join us for our new “Hub Cluster” Youth group.  The Hub Cluster is made up of the United Methodist Churches in and around Rochelle, and all our congregations are cooperating to provide some  youth ministry opportunities for our young people.  If you want to attend or need more information please contact Pastor Jeremiah at 815-592-3764.

CONTACT PASTOR JEREMIAH AT (815) 592-3764 OR email him at
castiger1@gmail.com to get Zoom information.

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   DECEMBER 2021

Sunday, December 5                  2nd Sunday of Advent – Sunday of Peace
                                                           A Special Church Conference immediately                                                                         following worship service in the sanctuary.

Monday, December 6               Church Council 7:30 p.m. / Finance at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 7               Advent Bible Study 7-8:30 p.m. in person/Zoom

Wednesday, December 8        Prayer & Fellowship 7:00 p.m. in person or                                                                                                                                                     Zoom

Thursday, December 9            4H  6:30 p.m. Malta UMC Fellowship Hall

Saturday, December 11            Cookie Walk  9-11:00 a.m.

Sunday, December 12              3rd Sunday of Advent
(Angel Tree gifts are due at Malta UMC)
                                                            Worship Committee Meeting after worship in                                                                 the  Santuary.

Monday, December 13           Advent Bible Study 7-8:30 p.m. in person/Zoom

Wednesday, December 15    Today’s Sisters Christmas Luncheon at Sue
Augustine’s at 11:30 a.m. 

Sunday, December 19             4th Sunday of Advent

Monday, December 20           Advent Bible Study 7-8:30 p.m. in person/Zoom

Wednesday, December 22    Prayer & Fellowship  7:00 p.m. in person/Zoom

Thursday, December 24         Christmas Eve Service 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 25          Christmas Day (Merry Christmas)

Sunday, December 26            1st Sunday after Christmas – Hymn Sing Sunday

Wednesday, Dec. 29               Prayer & Fellowship 7:00 p.m. in person/Zoom

Friday, December 31              New Year’s Eve (Happy New Year)