September 16: Fall Kickoff for “What on Earth Am I Here For?” A six-week personal growth campaign for the whole church. Dozens are already joining small groups for discussion and connection with each other. Sunday services will introduce a new growth theme each week. A book for daily readings will help you think about your[…]

Church Council Restructuring The Administrative Council has studied and planned for several months for a transition to a smaller Council of seven to nine members that will meet less frequently in order to be more focused and productive. At the Administrative Council meeting in May, the present Council approved the concept and implementation of moving[…]

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[…]

Ash Wednesday, March 1, 6:30 pm

Join us for Ash Wednesday Worship, March 1, at 6:30 pm. The service will include music, video, the imposition of ashes on the forehead, and communion. Time should be about 45 minutes. Welcome to the season of Lent.

Christmas Eve Service

There will be one service at FUMC this Christmas Eve 8:00 pm – Candlelighting Service   Holiday Worship Schedule Sunday, Christmas Day: 9 am Worship; no Sunday School classes   Sunday, January 1: Regular Sunday Schedule 9 am Worship 10:10 am Coffee/Fellowship Hour in CLC 10:30 am Sunday School Classes

Have We Met Our Match?

Light the Match Gene Rayburn never had it so good. (Some of you will have to look him up on the Internet!) By the grace of God and generous hearts, we have a match, but friends, this is no game. A matching gift has been offered for retiring the mortgage on our new church. The[…]

Save the Date now for Decision America 2016 with Franklin Graham Wednesday, October 5, Noon at the Statehouse Watch for details on how to be part of the caravan from our church https://decisionamericatour.com/tour/indiana/  

Celebration 2017

2017 will be our 190th year as a congregation, and we will be celebrating all year long. SAVE the DATES of September 17-24, 2017 for celebration week and Celebration Sunday, September 24. Events and schedules will be announced early in 2017, but save the date now and plan to be part of the fun and[…]

Fall 2016 Church-Wide Study on The Ten Commandments Sundays Worship at 9 am Wednesdays beginning August 31: 6:00 – Dinner 6:45 – Groups and Studies To join a group, contact Pastor Becky 765-342-3558 rsuter@fumcmartinsville.org