Scripture Reading for Sunday April 16, 2017 Irrepressible God

First Reading: Luke 24: 1-12 Very early in the morning on the first day of the week, the women went to the tomb, bringing the fragrant spices they had prepared. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in, they didn’t find the body of the Lord Jesus. They didn’t…

Mark Your Calendars

Holy Week Schedule: 4/9 – Palm Sunday 4/13 – Holy Thursday, 6:30p 4/14 – Seven Last Words, 12:00p 4/14 – Good Friday, 6:30p 4/16 – Sunrise Easter Service, 6:00a 4/16 – Easter Breakfast, 7:00a 4/16 – Early Easter Service, 8:15a 4/16 – Easter egg hunt, 9:15a 4/16 – Family Easter Service. 10:30a

Scripture Reading for Sunday, April 9, 2017 Palm Sunday

First Reading: Psalm 118: 1-2, 19-29 Pastor: Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his steadfast love endures forever! Liturgist: Let Israel say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Pastor: Open to me the gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them and give thanks to the LORD. Liturgist: This is the…

Scripture Reading for Sunday, April 2, 2017 The Shining

First Reading: Matthew 26:17-19 On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the disciples came to Jesus and said, “Where do you want us to prepare for you to eat the Passover meal?” He replied, “Go into the city, to a certain man, and say, ‘The teacher says, “My time is near. I’m…

Scripture Reading for Sunday, March 26, 2017 Nurture

First Reading Psalm 23 The LORD is my shepherd. I lack nothing. He lets me rest in grassy meadows; he leads me to restful waters; he keeps me alive. He guides me in proper paths for the sake of his good name. Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I fear no danger because…

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….

St. Patricks’ Day Dinner

  Looking for a place to have a traditional St. Patty’s Day dinner? Since St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday during Lent, we’ll be taking a break from the weekly fish fry.  Our Irish meal will include corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, Irish soda bread and a drink and still at the regular $10 like the…

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…

Fundraiser Lenten Fish Fry

  This will be the third year that First United Methodist Church has been serving a Friday Fish Fry during Lent. We will have fish dinners on the Fridays of March 3rd, 10th,  24th, 31st and April 7th from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Dinner is $10.00 which includes fish, coleslaw, French fries, cookie and a drink….