Events

Events

Sep 19 – Oct 3, 2021

Stewardship campaign

Our stewardship campaign for 2022 is #rebuildchurch! We will kick it off September 19th. Commitment Sunday is October 3. Your generosity is how we have the resources to do ministry for the coming year. First UMC ElDo reminds you that there’s an easier way to give. EFT is a fast, secure way to make donations. With EFT you can give in the moment without writing a check or preparing an envelope. Make a one-time stewardship pledge or set up recurring…
Sep 26, 2021

September sermon series

“Doers of the Word” Doers of the Word In our world, we put a lot of emphasis on words. Which makes sense; words are an important part of communication. And so are our actions. In September, we explore the epistle of James that helps us to focus outward. James encourages us to do things that help our neighborhood and our community even as we come together in worship. We invite you to join us for worship to be “Doers of…
Jul 11 – Aug 2, 2021

Watch party for leadership institute

This year we are excited to offer a new opportunity by hosting a Watch Party here at our church! Sign up by August 2, to join us for Leadership Institute on September 29, 30 and October 1 here at First UMC ElDo. If you have never been before- this is a great opportunity for you! Sign up
Jun 26, 2021

Community Prayer Service

The Ministerial Alliance is hosting a Community Prayer Worship Service. Please join us on June 26th at 2 pm in the parking lot of First United Methodist Church of El Dorado.
Jul 6, 2021

Bible Study

GENESIS to REVELATION: NUMBERS DEUTERONOMY We would love to have you! Tuesdays starting July 6 at 2 pm Explore the Bible and discover its relevance in our lives today.  These studies help strengthen our understanding and appreciation of the Bible by enabling us to engage the Scripture on three levels: What does the Bible say? Questions to consider while reading the passage for each session. What does the passage mean?  Unpacks key verses in the selected passage. How does the Scripture relate…
May 23, 2021

All Church Ice Cream Social

Come celebrate Pentecost at an all-church come and go ice cream social party. Visit and enjoy an ice cream! Please bring canned items to help us fill the blessing box. Sponsored by Impact Ministries.
May 9 – 23, 2021

Children’s church

Kids Grades K-5: Join Ms. Lauren for Children’s Church during the service at 9 am (following Children’s Time) for Lesson/Games/Crafts
May 23 – Jun 27, 2021

When the Spirit Moves

When the Spirit moves, amazing things happen. But they happen through the people who allow that Spirit to motivate them, to guide and direct them, to empower them for the work of making disciples for Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. This isn’t a small thing, not just a personal, in-house thing. This is a a transforming the world thing. Join us as we look at what happens when people say yes to the Spirit and move when…
Feb 17, 2021

Ash Wednesday

Our Ash Wednesday service is February 17, 2021 at 6 pm. This will be in-person and online at 6 pm. Masks and social distancing will be the protocol used. Please contact Rev. Mik if you would like to have ashes delivered.
Feb 21 – Mar 28, 2021

spiritual gps

Spiritual GPS- A God Positioning System to Journey with Jesus. We talk a lot about “Christian Journey” or about “Journeying with Jesus or Christ” but what does that actually mean? And what happens if you don’t know where you are going? How do you know if you get out? Come join us for our Lent 2021 Sermon series as we take a look at some “GPS” directions to help us on our journey with (and to!) Jesus Christ.
Dec 24, 2020
Christmas Eve at 6pm With everything that has happened this year, lets bring some JOY into the world and make memories for our families and the community. We are asking everyone to come outside, stand on your porch, in your yard or driveway and ring a bell for 2 minutes to spread the Christmas spirit. Following this- join us through Facebook or Livestream on our website for our Christmas Eve Service starting at 6:15pm. Not only are people missing their…
Dec 20, 2020

drive-through christmas experience

Company’s Coming We invite you to a drive-through Christmas Experience with a live Nativity hosted by Trinity United Methodist Church and First United Methodist Church of El Dorado. Start your experience at First UMC in the village of Nazareth, complete with the angel visiting Mary, carpenters, and live animals. Then follow the Roman decree to go to Bethlehem (Trinity UMC) to experience a live Nativity with even more live animals! And a special visit from a certain North Pole friend.…