In Part I of this post we took a first look at how Worship – Grow – Serve summarizes our mission strategy at First Church. That post ended with questions about how these three components work together, and whether there is one single path to discipleship. THE Path to Discipleship? When discussing “Worship, Grow, Serve” […]
This is the third installment of a discussion about our “mission” at First Church. We began this series with the question “What is our mission?” We followed that question up with a post about “Who. What. Where.” In both posts I raised another question, a question of “how” we go about our mission of making […]
In our last post we asked the question “What is our mission?” It turned out we already had the answer: “We are a church that makes disciples – across the street and around the world.” We ended that post with a question; “How do we do it?” I want to pause before we […]
by Jason Aycock Our church has a mission statement. Do you know what it is? “We are a church that makes disciples – across the street and around the world.” I don’t like church mission statements. To be honest I don’t like mission statements for businesses either, but that’s another topic. Yet here I am […]
THIS WEEK IS 5TH SUNDAY! March 30th is the 5th Sunday offering for our Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth. The Fifth Sunday Offering helps youth who have suffered from abuse, neglect, or trauma to receive care and help to achieve healing and wholeness through the services of KYUMH. We thank you for your […]
The Woodhill Tutoring Program, a outreach of FUMC; is in need of Thursday volunteers. 3:15-4:30pm. We meet at 457 Larkwood Drive. This is a great opportunity for older high school students and any adults interested. If you are available to sign up for 1-2 Thursdays a month, please contact Lisa Michelle Wilson. Lisa@1stumc.org 859-797-2651 We […]
Don’t forget that this Sunday is our First Sunday Food Drive for the Embrace Food Pantry. Let’s start the new year out right and fill those pantry shelves.
Thank you to everyone who brought non perishable food items for the Embrace Food Pantry. The barrel was overflowing once again. Thank you also to all of our children and youth who continue to bring an offering every Sunday to support our Compassion International Child, Julinda. We received a picture from her today. […]