Welcome to First United Methodist Church, Sweetwater!

Join us this Sunday (9/27) as we again offer two on-site services.  9 AM contemporary service in the Family Life Center and 11 AM traditional worship in the sanctuary. 
Masks are required, so please bring yours.
There will be n
o nursery or Kids Rock at this time.
Household groups must sit together, children included, and maintain social distancing from other groups.
The congregation will be dismissed by rows to prevent overcrowding at the exit.
 
Both services will be live-streamed on Facebook during the service and posted to for later viewing.
Come Join Us as We Worship the Lord.
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Church Events and Announcements
 
INDOOR WORSHIP HAS RETURNED
 
We will resume having two services, 9:00AM praise & worship in FLC and 11:00 AM traditional worship in the sanctuary, the following Sunday, September 27. 
 
Masks are required, so please bring yours. There will be Kids Rock, social hour, or refreshments at this time. Please enter through the Summit Street entrance, as other doors will remain locked. Household groups must sit together, children included, and maintain social distancing from other groups. No nursery or Kids Rock at this time. The congregation will be dismissed by rows to prevent overcrowding at the exit.
 
Both worship services will continue to be live-streamed at 9AM and 11AM on Facebook.  The service will be recorded and made available for viewing at your convenience.  Link info will be posted on Facebook and our website.
 

OUTDOOR SUNDAY SCHOOL

Adult Sunday School class will meet at 10:00 (after 9:00 service) in the empty lot behind the FLC. Social distancing is observed, and masks are required. All are invited! Please bring your own chair! We will meet in the FLC if it rains.All are invited!
 
 

WEDNESDAY EVENING BIBLE STUDY

For seven Wednesday Nights, October 7- November 18, Pastor Brad will offer an Evening Bible Study at 6 p.m.  The in-person session will be held in the Wesley Classroom and is limited to 15 participants. The study is also available on-line by joining this Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/698528980776759/?ref=share.
Join the group and/or share with anyone you think might be interested.
 
 

TUESDAY MORNING WALKING DEVOTIONAL

Jacqueline Mason will be leading a walking devotional at 9am on Tuesday mornings. We’ll be using You’ve Got this (Because God’s Got You) by KariAnne Wood. Meet us by the church office door and bring a stroller! 
 

SIGN UP FOR ALTAR FLOWERS

Remember to sign up for Altar Flowers that are shared in both services.  The list is on the bulletin outside the church office or you may call the office to reserve a date. 

 

UPPER ROOM APP AVAILABLE

The Upper Room free daily devotional app is available for iPhone and Android from the App Store and Google Play. Join 2.2. million people from around the globe each day who gather around a shared meditation and pray for one another and our world. Save favorite meditations, share them with friends, and connect with The Upper Room community.
 
Current Opportunities to Serve
 

HALLOWEEN TRUNK OR TREAT

We would like to revive this tradition since door-to-door trick or treating will be limited this year.  Please let the office know if you will participate.

 
KIDS ROCK VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
We are in need of 2 or more volunteers to work with Kids Rock when we resume indoor worship.  Please contact Jacqueline if you can assist with this ministry.
 

SWEETWATER ADOPT-A-SCHOOL

Our church is partnering with Sweetwater Elementary School in the Adopt-A-School program. We will be showing appreciation and support to the teachers and staff throughout the school year. If you are interested in helping, please contact our Miss Jacqueline, who is coordinating our efforts. Monetary gifts are appreciated to help us purchase items such as hand sanitizer, lip balm, snacks, etc.

 
BE A BLESSING – PASS IT ON
 
Our church has a “Blessing Box” outside the building.  Please keep our blessing box in mind when you shop,  we currently need canned meats and peanut butter. Pet foods are also welcome.  The needs are great in our community and every gift helps!

     

 

REMINDER OF CLOSURES FUMC follows the Sweetwater City Schools regarding closures.  If the schools are closed due to weather, all activities at church will also be canceled.