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The United Methodist Church is a 12.3-million-strong global church that opens hearts, opens minds, and opens doors through active engagement with our world.


 

A Prayer

   Source of Love, and mercy, as we enter a new year in the life of this church may our love for you be made known in our live for one another. Help us to leave old grievances and former argument behind as we open our hearts to the possibilities that lie before us.

   Guide our footsteps into the glory of your ways that we may live as your created us to be—beloved children, crowned with glory and honor. May our worship reflect the greatness of our calling and the honor of our heritage.

   Amen.

Our Mission

La Conner United Methodist Church, striving to follow the Mission given by Jesus Christ to his followers, to be and to "make disciples….,” understand ourselves called to provide warm welcoming hospitality, inspirational worship and intentional spiritual formation that will sustain and encourage all who enter our church and be moved by our ministries in the community and the world.

A life-long Methodist, Pastor Marcella grew up in the Washington D.C. / Maryland area. She has enjoyed numerous corporate relocations throughout the United States with her husband Ken. They have three adult children Ken Jr., Russ, and Jessica; as well as, three grandchildren, and a great grandchild. Marcella’s call to devote her life to pastoral ministry and congregational leadership came in 1980 as a member of Brown’s Point UMC, Tacoma WA. In 2006, she graduated from Arizona State University with a BA in Sociology and a BA in Religious Studies. For many years in Phoenix her career was in Christian formation ministries and leadership development; serving large metropolitan and suburban churches in the Phoenix and Mesa AZ area; and on staff at Des Moines UMC in Des Moines WA; and on the staff at First UMC of Bellevue WA. Her Masters of Divinity was received from Seattle University School of Theology and Ministry in 2011; she comes to La Conner UMC as the Pastor in Charge after serving as the Associate Pastor of Edmonds UMC since 2012. Marcella’s love of people and her passion for ministry welcomes the exploration of the foundations of faith and spirituality in community and an openness to discover new ways to make Jesus Christ real by helping others share God’s love in experiences and relationships both inside and outside the walls of the church.

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 Every week we send out an email newsletter using the FlockNote program, with news, prayer, music, and links to the Sunday sermon and Scripture reading. To be on our mailing list, just email laconnerumc@outlook.com