Christmas Shoppe Is Just Around The Corner

Christmas Shoppe Is Just Around The Corner

On Saturday, December 18, our church family will continue a long tradition of loving generosity by hosting our annual Christmas Shoppe.  Our goal is to provide 60 struggling families in our community food and paper product baskets, as well as requested clothing and toys for their children. Referrals from area agencies are rolling in—just in…

A Message From the Council of Bishops

A Message From the Council of Bishops

In a session on November 2-5, the United Methodist Council of Bishops affirmed and released “A Narrative for the Continuing United Methodist Church,” a document they hope will provide both a vision and starting point for United Methodists as our denomination edges toward some form of separation along theological lines over the status and role…

Recovery Ministry Committee Organized

Recovery Ministry Committee Organized

Following our Church Council’s approval of a full-time First UMC Recovery Ministry, the Nominations Committee is pleased to announce that our first-ever Recovery Ministry Committee has been organized. (Two other committee members may be added to balance the panels.) Soon Rev. Mark will call an organizing meeting to elect a chair and set priorities for…

Highlights From October’s Church Council Meeting

Highlights From October’s Church Council Meeting

The Council approved a motion to officially create a First United Methodist Recovery Ministry, instructing the Staff-Parish Relations Committee to hire a full-time Recovery Ministry Director, the Finance Committee to create a budget for it, and the Nominations Committee to populate a three-year paneled Recovery Ministry Committee to support and oversee the ministry.

Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new website

Every few years, websites must be overhauled to accommodate new technology, new features, and new ways to engage people with an organization’s work. Much has happened in the years since our church built its website on the Wix platform, and today we’re launching what we hope will be a website that will better engage members…

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