Adults

Adults

Dec 3 – 24, 2017

2017 Advent Devotional Guide

Anticipation. Preparation. Advent is a time for Jesus followers to ready their hearts and lives for Christmas. It is also a time to look forward to the day when the world will be at peace and when justice and compassion will reign. People celebrate Advent in a number of ways. As a church, we light an Advent candle every week remembering the four virtues Jesus brings us: Hope, Love, Joy, and Peace. On Christmas Eve, we light the Christ candle,…
Dec 21, 2017

All Church Potluck Dinner

Share a meal and build relationships with others from the congregation and community. Please bring a main dish, side dish or dessert to share and be ready to meet someone new.
Dec 24, 2017

Fourth Sunday of Advent Worship

On Sunday, December 24, we will worship with our Contemporary music team with special music by our Traditional music team at 10 a.m. to celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Advent.
Dec 24, 2017

Candlelight Christmas Eve 2017

On Sunday, December 24, we will worship with our Traditional music team with special music by our Contemporary music team at 7 p.m. to celebrate Candlelight Christmas Eve. Christmas Eve Offering We are giving away 100% of the offering we receive on Christmas Eve with 50% to local mission partners and 50% to international mission partners.
Dec 25, 2017 – Jan 3, 2018

Church Office Holiday Hours

The church office will be closed from December 25 to January 3 and will open on January 4, 2018.
Jan 7, 2018

New Member Sunday

Click here to RSVP for New Member Sunday Would you like to commit to living as a disciple of Jesus Christ as part of First United Methodist Church? We will welcome new members to the church during worship at 9 and 11 a.m. who would like to commit our Discipleship Pathway. If you join the church without going to a Membership Meal, we invite you to attend the following month to learn more about the church and the expectations for…
Jan 11, 2018

All Church Potluck Dinner

Share a meal and build relationships with others from the congregation and community. Please bring a main dish, side dish or dessert to share and be ready to meet someone new.
Jan 11, 2018

Membership Meal

Click here to RSVP for a Membership Meal Share a table with our preacher or staff at one of our All Church Potluck meals for an informal exploration of the life of First United Methodist Church. We will share stories, learn about how to grow in your faith, expectations for membership at First UMC and ask questions about faith and the church. If you attend a Membership Meal and have not joined the church, we invite you to become a…
Jan 13, 2018

Breakthrough Prayer Initiative with Rev. Sue Nilson Kibbey

This event has been canceled. Join Rev. Sue Nilson Kibbey, author of Flood Gates: Holy Momentum for a Fearless Church, for a day of learning, inspiration and prayer. Registration cost is $25 per person includes lunch and the book, Flood Gates. Each church is required to bring a team which includes the pastor and 5 or more people. Space is limited and will close on January 6 or when the workshop is full.
Jan 14, 2018

Human Relations Day

Turn on the news or drive around the outskirts of your town and you will find what Jesus called “the least of these.” Those living in the margins of society, struggling to survive. People like: An immigrant teenager in Texas’ poorest county, being recruited by a local gang A father struggling for sobriety in Little Rock, Arkansas An Oklahoma woman recently released from incarceration looking for work Over and over Jesus served people like this, embracing them. And that’s what…
Jan 15, 2018

2018 MLK Day of Service

Make plans to participate in the MLK Day of Service. We will be taking part in various service projects to benefit our community.
Jan 20, 2018

Free Community Dinner

On the third Saturday of each month our Missions team provides a free dinner to the community at 5:30 pm. If you would like to bring a dish or volunteer please contact Trish Menadue at tmenadue@excelii.com or the church office at 321-6220.