Betty Has been teaching our 3rd-5th Grade Sunday School for over 4 years now. She helps out in Children’s Church and volunteers with our Woodhill Tutoring Program.
Velma Partin has been faithfully teaching our 3rd-5th grade Sunday School class for over 4 years. She also volunteers with our Woodhill Tutoring Program.
First Church Online We are excited to launch First Church Online. This portal will allow you to register for events, give online, see giving statements, and keep contact information up to date. Small groups can contact each other and you can access an interactive calendar. Please sign-up for your account under the “Connect” tab at 1stumc.org. […]
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. […]
You and I are here today because of the sacrifices of people who for roughly 300 years refused to ask “what is in it for me?” and instead asked a different, perspective changing, question. One of the best examples of this is the early Methodist circuit riders. You see, we stand upon the shoulders and […]
When the weather turns nasty, there is always the question of event cancelations. Here is our rule of thumb to follow: 1) Sunday morning worship is rarely canceled due to weather. We ask that you use your best judgment and come only if you feel it is safe for you! 2) Sunday evening events are […]
Sunday, February 3 9:00 Youth and Children’s Choirs 9:30 Andover Campus Chat 9:50 Sunday School 10:00 Worship Service 11:00 Worship Service/ Sunday School 12:00 Andover Campus Chat 4:00 Ghana Team Meeting 5:00 Youth SuperBowl Party 5:00 Small Groups Tuesday, February 5 10:00 Tuesday Morning Small Group Study of 1 John Thursday, February 7 7:00 Chancel […]
A life that becomes more and more like Christ is beautiful to view, impactful to be around, peaceful for all, and it’s aim is for perfection. We tend to identify with the first three statements I just made, but get confused and even reject the fourth. But hear the writer of James again when he […]
All human nature vigorously resists grace because grace changes us and the change is painful. Flannery O’Connor To understand what it means to be a Methodist, we must understand this concept of grace. As we discussed last week, grace comes from the Greek word charis which means gift. Grace is God’s gifts to us. There […]