Scripture Reading for Sunday March 5, 2017 Transformation

First Reading: Acts 20:32 Now I entrust you to God and the message of his grace, which is able to build you up and give you an inheritance among all whom God has made holy.   Second Reading: James 1:2-5 My brothers and sisters, think of the various tests you encounter as occasions for joy….

Drive-Thru Ashes

Can’t make a church service to receive the imposition of ashes? Well, that’s not a problem here at First United Methodist Church. This will be our third year to have drive-thru ashes on the northeast corner (10th St. and 10th Ave) of our campus. Pastor Bob Gilfert and Pastor Maribel Calvo will be imposing ashes…

Scripture Reading for Sunday, February 26, 2017 A Time To Harvest

First Reading: Luke 10:1-6 After these things, the Lord commissioned seventy-two others and sent them on ahead in pairs to every city and place he was about to go. He said to them, “The harvest is bigger than you can imagine, but there are few workers. Therefore, plead with the Lord of the harvest to…

Scripture Reading for Sunday, February 19, 2017 Generosity: Adam Hamilton

First Reading: Proverbs 11:24-25 Those who give generously receive more, but those who are stingy with what is appropriate will grow needy. Generous persons will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.   Second Reading: 1 Timothy 6:17-19 Tell people who are rich at this time not to become egotistical and not to…

Scripture Reading for Sunday, February 5, 2017 The Daffodil Principle

First Reading: Psalm 130 We are waiting for you, O God. You will come, as sure as the morning, bringing hope, forgiveness, and redemption. Amen.   Second Reading: Philippians 2:1-13 Therefore, if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort in love, any sharing in the Spirit, any sympathy, complete my joy by thinking the…

The Inn Project – a chance to serve

In the past two weeks Bishop Bob Hoshibata of the Desert Southwest Annual conference received a request from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) representatives for assistance in providing shelter for children and their parents. These are vulnerable asylum and refugee families housed in units around Arizona. ICE requests that the churches help by providing a more…

What We Believe

John Wesley shared with many other Christians a belief in grace, justification, and sanctification. We believe he combined them in a powerful manner to create distinctive emphasis for living the full Christian life. We believe God’s grace is manifest in all creation. God’s self-revelation in Jesus Christ allows us to see the splendor of our…

What Our Members Can Expect Of Us

Bible centered, Christ centered worship and ministry. Christian education spanning the total age range of its members. Opportunities and challenges to serve God within and beyond the local church. A gathering of people with diverse background and viewpoints, where everyone may not agree, but all will be heard, as we strive to live and grow…