KidsonGodsStage.com and Godly Play

Our church is planning for the beginning of a new Children’s Church during the 8:45 worship service beginning in the Fall. The goal of this worship, called “Godly Play,” is to teach children the art of using the language of the Christian tradition to encounter God and find direction for their lives. The structure of the environment in this worship shows the children sacred stories, parables, and acts of worship. How awesome!!

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From the Pastor – January 2012

“After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Je-rusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born King of the Jews? We saw his star in the East and have come to worship him.” Matthew 2:1-2

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“The Great Christmas Giveaway”

ALL children singing in the musical need to meet in the choir room on December 18 by 8:00am. We will sing for the 8:45am service and present the entire musical at the 11:00am service. THEN…… PARTY – Celebration Time! ALL musical cast and all children in Rotation Sunday School are then to remain at the

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Merry Christmas from the FUMC Staff!

The staff at First United Methodist Church wish you and your family a joyous and special Christmas Season. During this time may you hear the Good News and take time to experience the peace of this holiday. Hugh and Susette Kilgore Sebastian and Araceli Ruiz Craig Henley Susan Hall Ann Lambert Kathryn Flint Suzanne Steele

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Stewardship Celebration & Revival

We are doing a new thing this year by using our Steward-ship Pledge Sunday to kick off our Revival/Renewal event. This works because Christian stewardship is about our recognition of God’s ownership of all people and things under heaven. We are blessed to have Reverend Ruth Ann Henley, pastor of the Rural Retreat Circuit, to act as our preacher this fall. Ruth Ann is very gifted in proclamation of the word. Her sermons have a way of sticking in the mind and heart for a long time.

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