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Welcome to Moore’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Elkton! We’re glad you’re visiting. We’re a Bible-believing congregation located in Elkton, MD. We’re an “inter-generational” church, serving everyone from the youth up to the elderly and everyone in-between.

Although we’ve been serving Christ for over 145 years, we’re young at heart. We offer both contemporary and traditional worship and a relevant message that will make a difference in your life.

MISSION

  1. Waking to the need of Jesus in the lives of all
  2. Walking in the Word of God
  3. Witnessing for Christ in thought, speech and action
  4. Winning the world for Jesus Christ by having lives changed through the power of the Holy Spirit

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LATEST SERMON

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Sermon Notes

  • Key Scripture: Matthew 6:1-18
  • 3 Normative Practices
    • Giving
    • Praying
    • Fasting
  • Righteousness is NOT by outward acts.
  • Look to God for approval, not man.
  • Matthew 6:16-18
    • Don’t let your outward appearance give you away.
    • God sees what’s done secretly and will reward you for it.
  • You can fast gradually, but the goal is to abstain from food and focus on God.
  • There is a “zone” you get into with God when you fast.
  • Bible Reading Plan on fasting:
  • See Richard Foster’s book, Celebration of Discipline, Revised Edition (ISBN: 0-06-062839-1)  
  • Ascetic practices gave fasting a bad name
  • Fasting creates a space for God to step into
  • Matthew 4:1-4
  • Jesus fasted 40 days.  After he fasted, satan came to tempt him.
  • Food sustains our bodies, but God sustains our life
  • We learn to rely more on God when we fast.
  • 1 John 2:15-17
  • Fasting gives our bodies a rest and gives us a spiritual rest.
  • How to fast?
    • Start gradually and ease into it.  Start slowly if you’ve never done it.
    • Feelings will surface while we fast.  Healing is available through Jesus.
  • Daniel 1: Daniel only ate vegetables and drank water
  • Daniel 10: Daniel had no choice food

CALENDAR


  • Hosting Rotating Shelter (Fellowship Hall)

    January 22, 2018 - January 29, 2018    
    Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church, 392 Blake Rd, Elkton, MD 21921, USA  
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  • Praise Team Practice (Sanctuary)

    January 23, 2018  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm  
    Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church, 392 Blake Rd, Elkton, MD 21921, USA  
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  • Girl Scout Meeting (Fellowship Hall)

    January 23, 2018  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm  
    Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church, 392 Blake Rd, Elkton, MD 21921, USA  
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  • Hosting Rotating Shelter (Fellowship Hall)

    January 22, 2018 - January 30, 2018    
    Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church, 392 Blake Rd, Elkton, MD 21921, USA  
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  • Hosting Rotating Shelter (Fellowship Hall)

    January 22, 2018 - January 31, 2018    
    Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church, 392 Blake Rd, Elkton, MD 21921, USA  
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  • Men's Breakfast

    January 25, 2018  6:00 am - 7:00 am  
    Post House Restaurant, 2458 Baltimore Pike, Nottingham, PA 19362, USA  
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  • Choir Practice (Sanctuary)

    January 25, 2018  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm  
    Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church, 392 Blake Rd, Elkton, MD 21921, USA  
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  • Hosting Rotating Shelter (Fellowship Hall)

    January 22, 2018 - February 1, 2018    
    Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church, 392 Blake Rd, Elkton, MD 21921, USA  
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  • Hosting Rotating Shelter (Fellowship Hall)

    January 22, 2018 - February 2, 2018    
    Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church, 392 Blake Rd, Elkton, MD 21921, USA  
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  • Hosting Rotating Shelter (Fellowship Hall)

    January 22, 2018 - February 3, 2018    
    Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church, 392 Blake Rd, Elkton, MD 21921, USA  
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  • Youth Group

    January 28, 2018  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  
      
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  • Hosting Rotating Shelter (Fellowship Hall)

    January 22, 2018 - February 4, 2018    
    Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church, 392 Blake Rd, Elkton, MD 21921, USA  
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  • E100 Bible Study (Church Library)

    January 29, 2018  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm  
    Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church, 392 Blake Rd, Elkton, MD 21921, USA  

    E100 Bible Study is a 20-week group experience providing an overview of the 100 essential passages in the Bible (50 from the Old Testament, and 50 from the New Testament).

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