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.
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[…]
Back to Church In recent years, many churches have promoted a “Back to Church Sunday” in September. There are even entire campaigns with the requisite advertisements and banners and media and web content. Here at FUMC, we’re calling for “Back to Church” on Sunday, September 9. I’m all for getting back to church, but it[…]
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[…]
When Jesus Speaks, Demons Clear Out 7/1/2018 Luke 4.33-37 A man named Christian Herter was governor of Massachusetts in the 1950’s, and the story goes that he was running hard to be elected to a second term in office. One day, after a busy morning chasing votes (and no time for lunch) he arrived at[…]
After much planning and consideration, we have decided on some improvements to make to our service both in and out of the church. We have decided that we are going to focus on our youth program, our mission work, and we will be looking into different ways to conduct our services through different styles, times,[…]
This Wednesday, April 4 – Session 6 of 6, “Life Difficult Questions”. Dinner served at 6 pm in the CLC. Teaching and discussion follows at 6:45 in the sanctuary. This is the closing session of this series with the topic, “How Can I Ever Change?” Be watching for announcements on upcoming topics and opportunities. What[…]
Won’t you join us throughout Easter Week at First United Methodist Church and invite a friend: Palm Sunday, March 25, 9 am worship including the palm processional Christ in the Passover – A Model Seder Supper, Wednesday, March 28, 7 pm Community Good Friday Service, March 30, 7 pm, at First Christian Church Sunrise Service,[…]