Welcome to First United Methodist Church of Gainesville!
We welcome you to our internet home and invite you to utilize this website to learn more about the missions, ministries, and rich history of our church.
Join us for Worship on Sunday's at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. with Sunday School for all ages from 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Pastors' Blog: know-christ.blogspot.com
Our Website is under construction. Event postings will be listed in this main page now and after completion. Informational pages may also contain current events. Thank you for your patience. For more information about the project you may contact the church office.
During our Sanctuary Renovation Project, all services, will be held in the Fellowship Center. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.
Second Time Around
Open M, Tu, Th, F from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Vacation Bible School
VBS is scheduled for June 17 through June 21 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon in the Fellowship Center.
Early registration will be available at the beginning of June. Children ages 3 years through 5th grade are invited to attend.
On Sunday, June 23, all children from VBS are invited to sing during the 10:45 a.m. Worship service.
Children's Music Camp
Music Camp is scheduled for July 8 through July 12 with rehearsal time TBA. Children ages 8-12 are invited to a week of rehearsal, fun, and to perform the Musical on Friday evening, July 12. More information coming soon.
Summer Church Camps
The Bridgeport camps are filling up quickly. To register your child please visit the Camp website at www.bridgeportcamp.org look for schedules of 2013 camps. There is a deposit required of $50.00 to register. For more information contact Shawna Brinkley for youth and Robyn Hedrick for children. The church office can give you their contact numbers.
|Weekly Church Event
8:30 a.m. Worship Service
9:45 a.m. Sunday School
10:45 a.m. Worship Service
1:30 p.m. Handbell Class
3:00 p.m. Youth Choirs
4:00 p.m. All Youth UMYF; Snack supper served at 5:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m. Children on Wednesday (COW)
4:00 p.m. Jr. High Youth UMYF; No snack suppers served
6:10 p.m. Heritage Ringers
7:15 p.m. Chancel Choir
6:30 p.m. Sarah Circle
Sarah Circle is a United Methodist Women's group. Sarah Circle meets in the evenings for those who work to have a time of fellowship. This group usually meets for dinner or a snack with a discussion time and is open to all women. Contact Andrea Byars for more information at 665-3926. March meeting has been change to Tuesday, March 19, due to Spring Break.
9a-3p Agape Quilters
Apage (meaning: God's Love) Quilters is a group that seeks to provide an atmosphere to support the creative talents of First Church quilters, with prayer, as they reach out to church members who are in need of comfort from long-term recovery involving patient or family. You do not need to know how to quilt to be a part of this group. There are many processes to making a quilt that require no sewing skills. For more information or to donate materials and supplies to the group contact Towana Stafford at 612-2982.
10:30 a.m. Mizpah Circle
Mizpah Circle is a United Methodist Woman's group. This group has planned programs and mission work during their meetings and usually enjoy a time of fellowship with a meal out, Dutch treat, after the meeting and is open to all women. Please contact the church office for more information at 665-3926.
Gwen's Group is run by Robin and Cathy Brown. This grouping is for adults who wish to go on day trip adventures. Most trips begin between 9:00 and 10:00 a.m. and return around 3:00 p.m. Some evening excursions and days other than the 3rd Tuesday may also be planned. For more information about this program and upcoming trips, please call the church office.
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