We Will Overcome As I write for this month’s newsletter devotional, we are in the throes of coping with the Covid-19 virus outbreak. Just as I had begun thinking we had made it through a mild winter without missing any Sundays for bad weather, we are now facing a month or more of cancelling worship[…]
Pastor’s Message about worship tomorrow, March 15 We will be having worship tomorrow at 9 am. However, I have gone back and forth this week about what would be best in light of the Covid-19 virus situation, and have asked for advice from some of our health professionals, from our church and conference leaders, and[…]
Join us for Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 8 pm this coming Tuesday. All are welcome.
Pastors’ Retirement and Transition As most of you know, on September 29, Pete Foley, Administrative Council Chair, announced that Pastors Mark and Becky will be retiring at the end of June 2020. Since some of us have never experienced a pastoral change, there may be interest and concern about what happens next. The United Methodist[…]
The UMW is an international group of women whose focus is on women, children, and youth. Our local UMW at Martinsville First UMC meets at 6:30 on the third Monday each month at the church. We would encourage every woman in the church who is interested in helping us with our focus on women, children,[…]
Current All-Church Initiatives Vibrant Youth Ministry New Worship Experience More Mission Trips Get involved: pray, volunteer, join in
Our Easter Service begins at 9 am. All are welcome to join us for special music by our Sanctuary Choir and Handbell Ensemble, a children’s message during the service, and an inspiring Easter message from our pastors. Plenty of comfortable seating and friendly ushers to welcome you and assist you.
Thursday, 4/18, 7 pm: Maundy Thursday Worship w/ Communion Easter Sunday, April 21: Sunrise Service, 7 am, outside by, the storage barn behind the church Easter Breakfast, 7:30 am Easter Sunday Service, 9 am Classes and Groups, 10:30 am Easter Egg Hunt, 10:45 am
All are welcome at First United Methodist Church for Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 8 pm on Monday. The service will feature traditional carols, handbell choir, solos, and other special music. Come and relive the story of the most amazing Christmas gift ever given, a Savior who is Christ the Lord.
We were thankful and blessed to welcome John Crane to our church on Veterans’ Day, November 11. Listen again, or for the first time, to a powerful message and ringing call to God’s people in these challenging days in which we are living. Share the link and circulate the message as you have opportunity.