January 20 – We’re Having Church

Good Morning! We are here and ready for worship at 9, Sunday School groups at 10:30. We hope to see everyone, but do what is safest and best for you and your family.

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.

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?

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[…]

6-17-2018 Jesus in the Wilderness

Next Steps at FUMC

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,[…]