*** If you need to meet or talk with Pastor Luke please call the church office to set up an appointment.      |      UM Men monthly breakfast will be this Sunday, November 17th starting at 8:00 a.m. All men are welcome!      |      Help needed and appreciated sacking groceries on Thursday, November 21st.      |      The weekly bulletin can be found under the "News" drop-down heading.       |      The Mission Room is now ready for winter & Christmas items.      |      List of Food Pantry Needed Items can be found under "News" and select "Other."      |      Check out our "News" link for updated stories. ***
First United Methodist Church

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Subscribe to United Methodist Now: Inspiration for Daily Living

Aug. 29, 2019 @ 11:17 am

United Methodist Now is a biweekly e-newsletter for church members to highlight examples of Christian living, share inspirational messages, and focus on what it means to be part of our connection. To subscribe click here.

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Group Drafts Separation Plan for Denomination

Aug. 14, 2019 @ 12:07 am

The United Methodist Church’s conflict over homosexuality is irreconcilable and calls for amicable separation into different denominations, according to a 12-person group of centrists, traditionalists and progressives that began meeting in late June. Read more here

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Iowa Conference Newletters & Announcements Sign-Up

Aug. 11, 2019 @ 2:19 pm

You can choose from 14 different newsletters & announcements to be sent right to your email from the Iowa Conference UMC. Just click here and make your selection(s).

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Tips For Being A Discerning Church

Jun. 20, 2019 @ 9:07 pm

Discernment is a helpful tool for churches facing change. Taking the time for spiritual discernment may not come naturally to churches accustomed to quick and predictable decision-making. Philip J. Brooks offers ways to start the process. To read the article please click here.

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The 5 Church Performance Measures that Matter

May. 23, 2019 @ 4:54 pm

Modern church leaders face a unique set of challenges. The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM), the leadership development agency of The United Methodist Church, recently commissioned research to identify those challenges and help leaders overcome them. Click here to read the entire article.

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Understanding Salvation

May. 23, 2019 @ 4:47 pm

Ask The UMC: Are we saved if accepting God’s grace happens gradually, not in one moment?

United Methodists understand that people have different experiences of awakening and turning to God. Some may have a sudden, powerful experience. For others, it’s more gradual.

Here’s how our official document on baptism, By Water and the Spirit, explains it: Click here to read the entire article.

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SERVICE TIMES

Welcome Center (Coffee & Conversation): 8:30-9:00 a.m.
Worship Service: 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Fellowship: 10:00-10:30 a.m.
Sunday School: 10:30-11:30 a.m.(only during school year)

P.O. Box 394

200 CHURCH ST

Shenandoah, IA 51601

712-246-2081