Knowing, Loving, Serving God

During the months of September, October, and November, our church is reading together a devotional book called Knowing, Loving, and Serving God.  The book has 90 very short devotional readings, one for each day. The book, and this sermon series is divided into three parts: Knowing God, Loving God, and Serving God. Serving God By…

Sermon Series

Join us for a Lenten sermon series, Straight to the Heart, February 18 until Easter on April 1st.  The pastors will be sharing the parables of Jesus in a way that is relevant to us in 2018.  Please use the list below to read the scripture before Sunday morning. You might be surprised to find…

Get Connected! Sermon Series

January 14 to February 7, 2018 our pastors will help you get connected to God and to his people in a new sermon series called, "Get Connected!" During these five weeks you are invited to learn more about what it means to be a Christian, remain a Christian, connection to the United Methodist tradition, remain…

Who’s Next New Sermon Series

Published October 6, 2017 On Sunday, October 8, we begin part two of our journey through the Bible.  For the next seven weeks, we will explore the call of God in the lives of the women and men of the Old Testament.  And as we consider the call of God in the lives of people…

It Begins! #WordUp

You've probably heard that the most widely distributed book in the world is the Bible.  It is estimated that between 5 and 6 BILLION Bibles have been printed, and it has been translated into 349 languages. So, what's the big deal?  Why are so many copies printed and distributed?  Do people actually read the Bible?…

View from the Zoo

Did you know that animals have an important role in many of the stories and images of the Bible? You may be familiar with some of them. During our series, View from the Zoo, we will be meeting some of the animals of the Bible, and discovering how God has used each of them to…

What Matters Most? Sermon Series

The pastors at First United Methodist Church will be exploring What's the Least I Can Believe and Still Be a Christian, a book by Martin Thielen.  The ten-week series will provide insight to things we may have grown up thinking we have to believe, but we really don't, and things we really do need to believe…