On Sunday, October 1 we will celebrate 190 years of Methodist ministry and the organizing of our church in Martinsville in 1827. The schedule for the day: 9 am: Worship 11:30: Catered Lunch 2:00: Gospel Concert featuring “His Design Quartet” Call the church office (765-342-3558) to make a lunch reservation

In 1827, just eleven years after the State of Indiana joined the Union, a Methodist circuit rider began serving settlers in the five-year-old village of Martinsville.  These circuits were known as 2, 3, or 4 week circuits depending on the length of time it took the rider to complete his preaching responsibilities.  Martinsville was in[…]

Get Noisy, People!

Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! So God calls his people to sing and shout his praises. Why not step up and be part of the church’s music ministry? If you’re looking for a way to fit in, a chance to serve, and a place to belong, this is it. Give it a[…]

New Group Opportunity this coming Sunday, August 13   Looking for a place to grow and connect with other people? “What Does the Bible Say” is a new Sunday morning group now forming to look at and discuss various faith-related questions such as “What is sin and what’s not?”, “What if I’m not sure[…]

Online Giving Is Live!

We are pleased to announce a new opportunity to give electronically. Just click on Online Giving above and follow the prompts and instructions. This is a great way to keep up at times when you’re traveling, when you’re unable to attend Sunday services, and those times when we just forget! Call the church office if you[…]

Pastor’s Devotional

Some years ago, a certain young man barely made the Georgetown University football team. He was definitely third-rate as a player, and he rarely got in a game unless it was out of hand, but his unflagging enthusiasm became an inspiration to the rest of the team. One day the news came that the boy’s[…]

Wednesday Prayer Meeting

All-Church Prayer – Tonight, August 2, 7 pm, Sanctuary God’s people at FUMC are meeting on Wednesdays asking God for a heaven-sent, life-transforming, church-igniting, culture-changing revival of moral and spiritual renewal for ourselves individually, for our church together, and to spread throughout our community and our country. The plan for Wednesday prayer is very simple–singing and[…]

Thirst Quenching Water

I’m not a deer hunter, but if I were, I wouldn’t have to go any farther than my front door. Hardly a week goes by that we don’t see a few deer come up from behind our house, cross the street, and head down over the hill toward the river. Wherever it is they make[…]

Outdoor Baptism Service

Outdoor Baptism Service   All are invited to attend a service of baptism, Sunday evening, August 13, at 6:30 at the home of David Bellamy’s aunt, JoNell Shaw, on Highway 252 near Trafalgar (at the red fence and named “Heaven’s Hideaway”). There will be a time for fellowship, visiting, and light snacks.   The pastor[…]

Prayer Meetings for Revival

Wednesday Prayer Meeting for Revival, Wednesdays beginning July 19, 7 pm, in the sanctuary. We will read the Bible together, have time for discussion and sharing, and then pray together for spiritual renewal and awakening across our congregation and our community. Call Pastor Mark with questions or comments.