Easter Egg Hunt

 

Hop on over to First United Methodist Church at 10:00 a.m. Easter morning, Sunday, April 17, for an Easter Egg hunt on the church lawn.  In case of inclement weather the search for eggs will take place inside. The hunt will be preceded by a brunch in Wesley Hall and followed by an Easter worship service at 10:30 a.m.

Lenten Sermon Series Begins March 6

Study of the Hands of an Apostle,
Albrecht Dürer

When asked by his disciples how to pray, Jesus gave them these words:

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed by thy name.

They kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

The Lord’s Prayer is a beloved prayer that is prayed daily by Christians across the world. The sermons of Lent will explore each line of the prayer and encourage you to pray as Jesus and his disciples did.

Prayer was the foundation of Jesus’ life and ministry and he called his disciples to pray with him.

Let us pray!

What Do We Do with Evil

If you don’t believe that evil exists, this adult Lenten class might change your mind. This six-week study will be based on Father Richard Rohr’s book What Do We Do with Evil?: The World, the Flesh, and the Devil. Father Rohr is a Franciscan priest and the founding director of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This small volume addresses three traditional sources of evil. Rohr describes how Christianity has focused almost exclusively on the individual, flesh level, while the world and the devil got off scot-free for most of Christian history. Evil is subtle and usually well-disguised.

Join us in a journey of discovery on Sunday mornings at 9:15 a.m. beginning March 6 and ending April 10, 2022.

Six Week Study of Deuteronomy

Beginning on January 16th at 9:15 am, Pastor Joe will lead a six week Bible study of the book of Deuteronomy.  The class will be held in-person in the Aldersgate room.  On Monday’s a recap will be posted on the church’s Facebook page.  Below is the weekly reading list which will coincide with that week’s Worship lesson:

Week of January 9                 Deuteronomy 1:1-4:49

Week of January 16                 Deuteronomy 5:1-11:31

Week of January 23                 Deuteronomy 12:1-26:19

Week of January 30                 Deuteronomy 27:1-28:68

Week of February 6                 Deuteronomy 29:1-32:52

Week of February 13                 Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12

Stewardship 2022

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Please join us on Commitment Sunday, October 24 at 10:30 a.m. as we celebrate God’s gifting of the church to fulfill its call to the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.  We will celebrate this gift by our worship and by submitting our Estimate for Giving Card with fellow members of First United Methodist.

Come let us celebrate God’s gifting of the church!  Here is a link to our online Estimate for Giving Card.

Pledge Commitment 2022 – Google Forms

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