Welcome to First United Methodist Church

 
Join Us as We Worship the Lord
In Person
 
 
Or Via Live Stream
 
 
Check out Pastor Brad’s Daily Devotionals on his
 
 
 
Church Events and Announcements
 

 

CHANGES TO LIVE-STREAMING OF SERVICES

We are now able to live-stream our Sunday services directly to Facebook, YouTube, and our website. You no longer need to use social media to watch the services live.

 
COVID VACCINATION CARDS
If you would like your COVID vaccination card laminated, please contact Jacqueline.
 

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES

The Wesley and Starting Point Sunday School classes are meeting in their respective classrooms. You are welcome to attend!

 

TASK

Our after school program for K-5th grade has resumed on Tuesdays at 3:15. What a blessing!  Children are not required to wear masks. Jacqueline needs one or two volunteers willing to help on Tuesdays, 2:45-4:45.
 

KIDS ROCK

Children’s Sunday School class will resume in the near future. Children will not be required to wear masks. Jacqueline needs some volunteers to help. Also, please let her know if your child(ren) will be attending so we know how many to plan for.

 

SUNDAY MORNING PRAYER GROUP

Brett Ward will be leading a brief prayer group on  Sunday mornings
at 10:15 in the Builders Class room. You are invited to attend!
 
 
CHURCH ON THE MOVE WALKING DEVOTIONAL

Each Wednesday at 5:30pm, Lea Watson will be hosting a weekly walking devotional. After the short devotion, we will split into small groups of 2-3 and walk. Join us in the church parking lot for a time of fellowship, prayers, and fresh air.

 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Be in prayer for the volunteers for VBS!!!  We want to have it in-person, but we need crew leaders and teachers! This year’s theme is “Treasured: Discovering You’re Priceless to God.” Contact Jacqueline for more details and to volunteer!

 
 
Current Opportunities to Serve
 

 

2021 HANDS-ON MISSION PROJECT

The Hiwassee District will be collecting Health Kits for the 2021 Hands on Mission project.  Instructions for making kits are:
Pack these items in a 2-gallon Zip-Loc bag:
1 hand towel
1 washcloth
2 toothbrushes
2 tubes toothpaste (6.4. oz. or less)
1 bottle shampoo (15 oz. or less)
1 bottle lotion (18 oz. or less)
1 bottle roll-on deodorant (4 oz. or less)
1 small spray perfume/cologne/body mist (4 oz. or less)
 
Pack these separately in sandwich-size Zip-Loc bag—
please do NOT put in larger 2-gallon bag:
1 tube antibacterial ointment (1 oz.)
1 bottle Tylenol/acetaminophen 500mg (24 ct.)
 
Shipping is $5 per kit. (You may give cash or write a check to
the church). We will send one check for total amount of all kits to
District office.
Please leave your kits in the library/conference room.
 

ISAIAH 117 HOUSE –  FUND RAISER

You are invited for the first annual lunch/dinner fund raiser at our beautiful venue, Ramble Creek, on April 27th 12 Noon and 6 PM! Enjoy a delicious meal from Smokin’ F Barbecue while learning all about Isaiah 117 House.  For more information, check out their Facebook site.  
 

 

FIRST AID KITS

We are joining First Baptist Church in collecting items to make First Aid kits for use at area playgrounds and splash pads. Donations of  Band-Aids, alcohol pads, antibiotic cream can be supplied to please Jacqueline for this project.

 
COLLECTING ITEMS FOR FRESH START MINISTRY

Jacqueline is collecting Bibles and travel size shampoo and other toiletries for Fresh Start  Ministries, which is providing services for the homeless.

 
 

YOUNG AT HEART YARD SALE

It’s spring cleaning time again! When you purge your closets and basements of serviceable but unneeded clothing and household items, please consider donating them to our yard sale. We are planning to hold it this spring or summer in the church parking lot. Proceeds will be used for needs around the church.

 
BE A BLESSING – PASS IT ON
Please keep our blessing box in mind when you shop. If you would like to donate larger quantities, you may leave them in the office,
and we will add them to the box as needed. Needs are great in our community. Your donations make a difference in the lives of so many of our neighbors!


 

 

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.