October 2016  
Upcoming Events




UMW Bazaar
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM


Early Church
8:30 AM
Worship Service
10:30 AM
L. Joy McGraw
A. Emma & Sarah Carr




Bible Search

Welcome to the Eastwood United Methodist Church website!

Caruthersville is a great place to be and Eastwood Memorial is a great church to attend.

Take some time and browse the site.  Our goal is to be an "outwardly focused" church, taking the love of Christ beyond the walls of the building. In addition to bringing others to Christ, we want to make a positive difference in our community.

We have a casual service at 8:30 and a traditional service at 10:30. Sunday school is every Sunday at 9:30.  We offer a chance to grow in many ways. We have activities throughout the week, small groups, Bible studies, and a loving, caring church family.

Look around the site. If you want to find a place to belong, a place where you can make a difference, an opportunity to impact others,
and a way to influence your community, join us at Eastwood memorial United Methodist Church in Caruthersville, Missouri.

God Bless,

Rev. Jerry Mattson, Pastor


Contact Us  
Eastwood Memorial UMC
512 Ward Ave.
Caruthersville, Missouri 63830
Phone 573-333-2705
Operation Christma Child

Sunday, October 9, Brent will be giving the  Operation  Christmas Child presentation. Its time to begin filling our shoe boxes. Dedication Sunday is November 13 and our church goal is 75 gift filled boxes.

Remember to pray for the child receiving your box, and for God to guide you in choosing the items for your box. Some suggested items are the following: notebook, pencils & sharpener, soap & wash cloth, toy, shirt or shoes, the possibilities are endless. Just let the Lord lead you and have fun! Spreading the Gospel is about making a connection with others and telling them about Jesus. Something else to think about adding to your box is a personal note or photo of you or your family. These things men so much to a child and lets them know not only that God loves them, but others do too. OCCi s not just about giving gifts, it's about giving Hope for an eternal future in Christ.

Confirmation Class

Pastor Jerry will be starting a new Confirmation Class after the first of the year. If you have a child interested in attending the class and joining the church, please contact Pastor Jerry at the church. Phone 333-2705.


The Choir will resume practice Wednesday, September 7 at 6:00 p.m. Please come and join the choir! Judy is in need of people to sing in our choir. Everyoe will be going out for pizza after choir practice!

Bible Study

Pastor Jerry and Ed Reeves will be starting a new Bible Study "Half Truths" by Adam Hamilton in September. We will be setting a date to start in the new future. If you are interested in participatng, please call the church office so we can order enough books.

UMW Annual Bazaar

The United Methodist Women will be having their annual bazaar this year on Saturday Octber 29 in Dorroh Hall fom 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m.

We will have many raffle items with a $500 Visa Gift Card being the main raffle item. Booths with bakery, frozen casseroles and crafts will be available.  With the Bazaar being later this year, we are hoping for Holiday Crafs to sell, so if you enjoy making center pieces, wreaths, etc., we hope you will be creative and help with the Bazaar.

As usual we will be serving lunch from 11:00am.-1:00p.m. The cost is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children

The menu is

Chili or Vegetable Soup
Cornbread and Jalapeno Cornbread
Assorted Desserts

Sunday School is now in Session

Classes are as follows:

Birth to Pre-Kindergarten Class
Elementary Class
Middle/High School Class
Young Adult Class
Christian Fellowship Class
Round Table Class


If anyone would like to put flowers in church in memory of  or in honor of a friend or a loved one, please call the church office and the florist. 

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