All-Church Study Series for Lent

Join one of the new Bible study groups for fellowship and learning during the season of Lent. NEW SERIES BEGINNING SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18 – God’s Answers to  Life’s Difficult Questions Topics include: How Can I Cope with Stress? How Can I Rebound from Failure? How Can I Be Confident in a Crisis? How Can I Live above[…]

Martinsville Community Lenten Lunches

Martinsville Community Lenten Lunches, Thursdays during Lent, beginning this week, February 15, 11:30 am at Sexton Hall, St. Martin’s Church, 1709 E. Harrison St. This week First United Methodist will be hosting the meal and bringing the devotional message, concluding by 12:30.

Ash Wednesday Worship, April 14

Ashes and Communion will be offered at a time of your choosing during early morning or midday. The short service will be no longer than 10 minutes, but you may remain in the sanctuary as long as you like for meditation and prayer at the beginning of your Lenten season. 6:30, 7:00, 7:30 or 8:00[…]

We’re Having Church – Feb. 11 am

We are having worship at 9 am in spite of the tricky weather conditions. Use your own judgment and be on the safe side. Hope you can make it safely.

For anyone wanting to take new steps in faith this year,  a new Bible study is being organized. Interested or inquiring persons will gather from 10:30 – 11:15 this coming Sunday (January 7) and the next few Sundays in the “Open Door Room” (new room name; nearest the education wing door across from the red room).[…]

Christmas Season at FUMC

Friday, December 15: Christmas Dinner and Variety Show featuring talent from across our congregation (Dinner reservations should be made by December 13 at 765-342-3558) Sunday, December 17: 9 am – Worship; 10:15 – Children’s Christmas Program Don’t miss opening day of this “stellar” performance by the children of our church! Sunday, December 24: 9 am[…]

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Join us at 8 pm on Christmas Eve for Carols, Scripture, Christmas Music, and Candles There’s a place for you and your family this Christmas at First United Methodist Church

Be sure and take time to visit one of our church’s cherished traditions, the placing of the outdoor nativity scene just outside the front door of the church–a perfect “picture spot” for you and your family. Take time to learn about the rich history of our figures in the article below.    THE CRECHE The[…]

Dear Friends, On the first Christmas night, the angel appeared suddenly to some shepherds in the middle of the night to assure them, “I bring you good news of great joy.” We could say the same about good news and great joy for our church in 2017. This year, we shared in one of the[…]