​​UPCOMING SERMONS ...

September Series: Who Do You Think You Are?
Bible Study: Book of Ephesians Sept 9, 16, 23, Sundays, Tuesday mornings and evenings

Sunday, September 9  ::  Chosen and Redeemed  ::  Ephesians 1 / Ephesians 1:3-6
What a blessing it is to be chosen and redeemed by God. We will celebrate these things as we look at what it truly means to be chosen and redeemed by God. You may be surprised at responsibility assumed through our adoption by God. 

Sunday, September 16  ::  Insider and One  ::  Ephesians 2 & 3 / Ephesians 2:8-10
We were once on the outside of God’s mercy, and all alone. Through Christ we have been brought into the inside and made one with other believers. What a great change Jesus have given to us! We will examine this change and look be challenged to look for those on the outside.

Sunday, September 23  ::  Renewed Mind and Life  ::  Ephesians 4 & 5 / Ephesians 4:1-6
There is a renewal that comes with believing in God. It requires a change of mind and life.  We will examine this renewal and looks to ways to see more renewal in our lives.

Sunday, September 30  ::  God’s Warriors  ::  Ephesians 6 / Ephesians 6:10-13
Paul calls us to put on the full armor of God to fight evil. We will examine what this mean and how it applies to our lives today.


October Series: 7 Words That Can Change Your Life

Sunday, October 7 (World Communion)  ::  Yes and No  ::  Matthew 5:37 / James 5:7-12
The Bible is resolute that when we say “yes” and “no” we mean it. How often do our yeses and noes not really mean yes and no? How has this wavering effected our lives? We will learn the benefits of truly saying “yes” and “no”.

Sunday, October 14  ::  Thank You and Sorry  ::  Matthew 12:25 / Ephesians 5:25-32
We miss so many opportunities to say “thank you” and “sorry”. These powerful words are not just for us, they are gifts we give to others. If we can more readily say these word they the power to change our lives and touch the lives of others.

Sunday October 21  ::  Help and Enough  ::  Genesis 33:1-11 / Psalm 69:1-3 7 13-15
The words “Help” and “Enough” are difficult to say. We don’t want to seem weak so we don’t ask for help, and we don’t want to stop so we don’t say enough. Asking for help can be the strongest thing you can do, and saying “enough” can be the wisest thing you can do.

Sunday, October 28  ::  Wow  :: 
It seems as we get older less and less impresses us. We are wowed with fewer things with the more things we know. Even our amazing God seems less amazing over time. We all need to rediscover the word “wow” in our lives. It will help us see God anew and rekindle in fire in our hearts for God.



Sunday, November 4 (All Saints Day)  ::  The Heart of the Early Church Fathers  ::  Matthew 16:13-20 / 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17
As Protestants we don’t focus much on the early church fathers. They were a group of men and some women that lead the early church after the time of Jesus’ apostles. Their teaching and wisdom still guide and inspire us today.

Sunday, November 11   ::  The Physics of Faith  ::  John 1:1-5 / Colossians 1:16-17  
The twentieth century ushered in the age of quantum physics. These new scientific discoveries didn’t dissolve people’s belief in God, instead they have solidified them. Quantum physics have helped us see some miraculous aspects of our faith are more plausible than once thought. 

Sunday, November 18 (Harvest Home)  ::  Smörgåsbord or Smorgasbord  ::  Galatians 5:13-18 / Romans 14:13-23
We have dramatically changed the meaning of the word Smörgåsbord. It used to be a meal shared with neighbors; but now it was become an ‘all you can eat’ buffet. The same thing is happening with our communion and worship service. It has changed from something for the benefit of the community to the benefit of self. We will explore this issue and seek answers together.

Sunday, November 25 (Christ the King Sunday)  ::  The Toes Knows  ::  Hebrews 2:7-8 / Revelation 19:11-16
All things have been placed at Jesus feet. All the ‘feet’ stories in the Bible will help us know what it means for all things to be at Jesus feet, and of course there is a surprising twist at the end!

Psalm 122:1

A United Methodist Community

Where Faith Meets Life

CHARLTON CHURCH

I was glad when they said unto me, 'Let us go into the house of the Lord.'

SUMMER WORSHIP at 9:30 AM

At Charlton, we prefer not to use terms such as 'traditional' or 'contemporary'. We strive to provide worship experiences that are uplifting and inspirational, and reflect a variety of Christian traditions.  Our music is chosen based on the theme of the day, incorporating cherished hymns of the past as well as newer songs of praise.


In addition to our Sunday morning worship services, special services are held throughout the year as we celebrate holy days such as Advent, Christmas Eve, Lent, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.


Nursery care for infants and toddlers is available on Sunday mornings from 9 am until 11 am.  Charlton Church is a SAFE SANCTUARY, with policies in place to reduce the risk of child abuse.

5920 Jonestown Road

Harrisburg, PA 17112

717-545-2000