One Service @ 10 am on November 25, 2018
Join in a service of joy, excitement, and preparation for Christmas as both services come together at 10 am to begin Advent. This is a multi-generational service where all are invited to participate. Please help by signing up at the Welcome Desk for one small part of this wonderful event whether it is reading, singing, or placing parts of our age old Christmas traditions in the sanctuary.
Did you know that when you shop at Amazon you can choose First Church as your charity and a percentage of your purchase will be donated to the church?
You must use smile.amazon.com to make your purchase then under the Account drop down choose Your AmazonSmile and select First United Methodist Church as your supported charity.
On the 2nd Sunday of the month, we will collect loose change. Monies raised go towards our mission efforts including Rise Against Hunger and PF 6:8. Start scouring your purses, cars, and cushions for loose change now!
November Memory Verse: But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to abandon you, to turn back from following after you. Wherever you go, I will go; and wherever you stay, I will stay. Your people will be my people, and your God will be my God.” (Ruth 1:16)
November 11: Hannah, Samuel, and Eli: Hannah, Samuel, and Eli are the main characters in our Scripture passage. Hannah was the wife of Elkanah, but she didn’t have any children. Peninnah, another wife, had several children and continually belittled Hannah for being barren. Join us to learn about Hanna’s miracle, Samuel, who continued to serve God all of his days.
First Church is offering a time of learning and sharing around the topic of grief, facilitated by our Discipleship Pastor, Jason Armold. Sessions are held every Tuesday at 6:00 pm in the South Wing. If you struggle with grief, whether recent or in times past plan on attending. For more info, contact Pastor Jason 717.838.2551, x204.