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Sign up now for Vacation Bible School! What do King Josiah, Nehemiah, Esther, Jesus, and King David have in common? They all stood strong for God and will help kids today understand how to live strong for God! Kingdom Rock VBS is taking us back to King Arthur and Camelot with castles, knights, and strength [...]
Sunday, June 2nd • 9:30am Join us as we honor Avenues To Independence for their six decades of service! It started in 1953, when children with developmental disabilities were not yet accepted into public schools. A group of local parents, church members, and concerned friends took matters into their own hands with the mission of [...]
On Friday May 17th and Sunday May 19th, First UMC will join United Methodist Churches all over the country in spending a weekend in service to our community. In the spirit of Hopefest 2011, we have several opportunities to make a hometown impact and CHANGE THE WORLD! Church Food Drive We are hosting a HUGE [...]
IT’S GREAT TO BE ALIVE! IT’S BEEN FIVE! Sunday, April 21 1 – 4 pm Jorgeson Hall and outside It’s an Open House reception to honor our very own Abigail Mendoza who is a 5 year cancer survivor! Join us for cake, punch, DJ, karaoke and a Jumping Balloon (weather permitting). Abigail is 9 years [...]
We’re Adopting a Lake! The recent torrential rain and flooding in our area has caused the re-scheduling of our first Axehead Lake clean-up. It will now take place on Saturday, May 11 from 1pm to 4pm. Our Evergreen ministry has launched the initiative to clean up Axehead Lake eight times per year in partnership with [...]
UMW Luncheon Saturday, April 13 • 12 Noon In Jorgeson Hall The Rise And Fall of Ladies’ Underwear Presented by Ellie Carlson • LADIES ONLY! Tickets are $20. Proceeds to benefit local missions. This entertaining cultural history is a novel and sometimes naughty peek at women’s fashions, and will unveil some myths about women’s unmentionables!
March 2013 Experiment, Experiment, Experiment! The last time I wrote this article Donna and I were preparing to spend some time with her Mom in Sarasota, Florida in early January. I got things off on the wrong foot by giving you her wrong age so I was informed early on in our visit that Marge [...]
• Palm Sunday begins Holy Week Mar. 24 • Good Friday Worship March 29 at noon and 7 pm • Childrens Egg-stravaganza Easter Event Saturday, March 30 at noon • Easter Sunday Worship Sunday at 8 and 9:30 am
A draft of the First UMC Ministries Action Plan (MAP) for 2013 was passed out at the December Ad Council meeting and may be downloaded as a pdf file here . It establishes a set of goals and benchmarks for our church for the coming year and into 2014. This has been developed over the [...]