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Monthly Gatherings

The New-Ark Area Emmaus Community meets monthly for for Worship, Holy Communion, and Fellowship. These Monthly Gatherings are held at Newark First United Methodist Church, 88 N. 5th St., Newark, Ohio.

The Gatherings are generally held on the 4th Tuesday of the month, with our December Gathering being held on the second Tuesday of the month. There may be other exceptions as well to accommodate our Walk schedule and the church calendar; the schedule for the Monthly Gatherings is listed below.

Gatherings (except December's) are preceded by Sponsorship Training in the Chapel at 6 PM; and begin with community singing in the Sanctuary at 6:45 PM.

Everyone is welcome to attend a Monthly Gathering. You needn't have attended an Emmaus event (that is, a Walk to Emmaus, Face to Face Encounter, or Chrysalis Flight event) in order to attend a Monthly Gathering.

Childcare for children 2-4 years old is available during the service. Parents are welcome to keep infants with them in the service, and Bible activity bags are available to use in the service for children ages 5-12.

After the May Gathering, 2018, the post-Gathering Fellowship Meal will only be held in the months in which a Walk or Encounter event has taken place. The schedule below indicates the months in which there will be a Fellowship Meal.

When the Fellowship Meal is being held, please bring your potluck dish and table service if you would like to take part.


Monthly Gathering Dates for 2018

Jan. 23 -  Fellowship Meal
Feb. 27 -  Fellowship Meal
Mar. 20 (3rd Tues.) -  Fellowship Meal
Apr. 24 -  Fellowship Meal
May 22 -  Fellowship Meal
June 26  
July 17 (3rd Tues.)  
Aug. 28 -  Fellowship Meal
Sept. 25 -  Fellowship Meal
Oct. 23 -  Fellowship Meal
Nov. 27  
Dec. 11 (2nd Tues.)