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Early Morning Service        8:30 AM
Sunday School for all ages  9:45 AM
Modern Worship                  9:45 AM

Late Sunday School
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Late Morning Service        11:00 AM


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Shady Grove United Methodist Church

1675 Harold Patterson Road
Dandridge, TN 37725  


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Sunday Morning Services:

Early Traditional Service 8:30 am
Modern Service 9:45 am
Sunday School all ages 9:45 am
Blended Service 11:00 am

April Events Celebrating the Resurrection of a Living Savior

  Maundy Thursday

April 17-6:30 p.m.
“The Living Last Supper”
A play depicting Jesus with the Disciples
Shady Grove United Methodist Church

The Living Last Supper.

Two dramatic events of the week before Jesus’ crucifixion are being portrayed this week at Shady Grove United Methodist Church.  His final meal with the disciples is being depicted on Thursday evening, April 17, in a presentation called The Living Last Supper.  In this drama, based on Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper, each disciple speaks of the meaning of his relationship and time with Jesus.  After each has spoken, Jesus distributes bread and wine to the twelve disciples, instituting what has come to be called the Lord’s Supper, Communion or the Eucharist.


The Way of the Cross

The Way of the Cross, presented Friday evening, April 18, depicts some of Jesus’ encounters along the road to Calvary.  Beginning with his condemnation by Pontius Pilate, continuing as he sees his mother and is helped by a man from the crowd, and ending as he is placed on a cross, this symbolic retracing of Jesus’ steps reminds all who see it of his pain and suffering on behalf of all humankind.  It is an event not soon forgotten.


Each presentation begins at 6:30 PM.  The church is located at 1675 Harold Patterson Road in Dandridge.  More information is available at 865 / 397-7453, or at  All are invited to attend and it is FREE.

 Good Friday
April 18-6:30 p.m.
“The Way of the Cross”
A quiet time to reflect on the true meaning of the Reurrection

April 20-7:00 a.m.
“Sonrise Service”
Meet in the Shady Grove Cemetery (Rain or Shine)
Breakfast following Sonrise Service

 Easter Sunday Services
8:30 a.m. Traditional Early Service
9:45 a.m. Sunday School & Modern Service
11:00 a.m. Blended Late Service

VBS submitted by Cheryl Manis
Ok, I know we still have a little over 2 months till VBS, (June 15-20 ) but it is time to start marking your calendars and signing up those kids and register to volunteer.
Go to the following website and sign up today
If you have any questions or need help please feel free to contact: Cheryl

Camp Wesley Woods: is coming up in June. Every year Shady Grove has been able to help send up to 30 children to camp. We would like to do that again this year. If you are interested in sponsoring a child to go to camp. The average cost for camp is $375. Please place a check in the offering marked for Camp Wesley Woods or contact Ellen McCormick. Let’s help make life time memories for these children.
Campers: If you want to sign your child up for camp. We will take the children to camp the week of June 22. Of course you can take your child to camp anytime during the summer. Please contact Ellen by March 26th. We would like to sign your child up by April 1st. If you are wanting a scholarship from Shady Grove. We would like your child to be participating in Children and youth activities at least 50 % of the time. Also you are expected to help with the Spring Fling on April 20.
Look for the Spring Fling April 20 we will have dinner served by the campers and an auction to help send the children to camp. If you would like to donate something towards the auction or dinner please contact Ellen McCormick.

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