And every day in the temple and at home they did not cease to teach and proclaim Jesus as the Messiah. Acts 5:42
Current and Upcoming Events
Click HERE to learn about what’s happening at FirstChurch on Ash Wednesday and throughout the season of Lent.
Youth Bible Study
All youth are invited to a new Bible Study called “Epic” on Tuesday nights 6:30-7:45 at the Igler’s Bunkhouse. The Bible Study will run Feb 10-March 10. FMI contact Tony email@example.com
Church Directories are Here!
Stop by First Place Café or the church office to pick yours up today. One per household please.
First Church Delivers Meals in March
FUMC is delivering meals the entire month of March, Weekdays @ Noon. There are many routes to fill all over town. Great to do with a friend. Families might consider delivering during Spring Break. Sign up on Sundays, or contact our FUMC Coordinator, Sandy Pedersen at 949-9031 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helping Hands Work Day
Our church will be represented at the city-wide Helping Hands Work Day on Saturday, April 11th. We are looking for people in our church who would like to volunteer their time, tools, money and/or food to work on a home. If you are interested in helping, sign up online at www.firstmethodist.net/news or in the FPCafe. FMI contact Sherrie Walker in the Church Office
ADHD Workshop Seminar
Sunday, March 8 4-6pm at Sierra Vista UMC Presentation by Dr. Johnny Burkhalter, Licensed Specialist in School Psychology. He will discuss diagnosis, treatment and the impact in children. For more information call 944-4041 or email email@example.com
Bunny Brunch March 28
Please support the First Kids Club by attending this year’s Bunny Brunch! Tickets are on sale now for $5. Ticket price includes a brunch buffet and drinks, picture with the bunny, frame, and more! Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office to purchase your ticket!
Easter Eggs Needed for Easter Egg Hunt!
Plans are underway for an exciting Egg Hunt this year! We have begun to collect candy and other goodies for our Easter Egg Hunt on April 4th. Candy donations can be dropped in the candy can in First Place Café beginning TODAY or can be brought to the church office. No chocolate in the eggs, all candy must be individually wrapped, and please bring eggs pre-stuffed!
FMI or if you are interested in helping out with this year’s Egg Hunt, please contact Liz Calhoun at email@example.com or by calling the church office.
Mid-Week Worship Lenten Worship
Join us Thursdays at 12:05 pm in the Chapel for Mid-Week worship and communion during the season of Lent. Worship will be followed by a light lunch for $3 in Celebration Hall.
Daily Devotionals for Lent
The Sanctuary for Lent 2015 by Sue Mink (FREE—available in FirstPlace Café)
Lent for Everyone, Mark, Year B by N.T. Wright ($10.50, Church Office)
Holy Week 2015
Wednesday April 1—Candlelight Prayer & Communion Healing Service at 5:30pm in the Chapel
Thursday April 2—Lord’s Supper Tableau at 6:00pm in Celebration Hall
Friday April 3—Good Friday Service at 6:00pm in the Sanctuary
2015 Chancel Flowers
Please welcome Dori Wegner as our new Flower Ministry Coordinator! The 2015 Flower Calendar is available so if you would like to honor or memorialize someone or something then please contact Dori at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the church office. Flowers are needed immediately for February, March and April so contact Dori if you wish to participate in this ministry!
Filling the FUMC Pantry in March
Please bring canned fruits, canned meats, and macaroni and cheese to the FirstPlace Café or the church office. Leave items in the designated green containers. Send monetary donations, payable to “First UMC” and marked “Food Pantry”, to the church office, or place in the Offering plate.
Lincoln Middle School Box Tops for Education
Cut out and collect Box Tops to help LMS! Each Box Top will be redeemed for cash for the school at the end of the year. Donation containers are in the Church Office and the Information Desk in FPCafé.
Sunday Service Bulletin Announcements
Unable to attend worship on Sunday? Click HERE to see Sunday’s bulletin announcement sheet.
MESSENGER Newsletter from FirstChurch
- 2015 Messenger March 1
- 2015 Messenger February 1
- 2015 Messenger January 1
- 2014 Messenger December 1
- 2014 Messenger November 1
- 2014 Messenger October 1
- 2014 Messenger September 1
- 2014 Messenger July 31
- 2014 Messenger June 20
- 2014 Messenger June 6
- 2014 Messenger May 16
- 2014 Messenger May 2
- 2014 Messenger April 18
- 2014 Messenger April 4
- 2014 Messenger March 21
- 2014 Messenger March 7
The Messenger is a monthly publication of First Church. Pick up a hard copy of the current Messenger in First Place Café or the church office.
To contribute your FUMC news, call Betsy Sadler at 374-8798 or leave word in the church office at 655-8981.
Looking for an old Messenger article? Call the church office at 655-8981.
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