New and Upcoming
New classes and Bible studies. Great volunteer opportunities.  Ways to respond to community needs.  When something new is coming to First Methodist, you’ll find it posted here.
Or, if you’d rather the news come to you, sign up for our newsletter here.  If you have something you’d like announced or publicized, email Caitlin. 

New Study!

Join Faith In Action and presenter Velvet Hammond for a new study based on the book
“Welcome Homeless” by Alan Graham.
Beginning October 31 at 11:10 through Zoom.
With this study, it is our hope that you will have a better understanding of those experiencing homelessness and how each of us can make a difference.

Email Faith In Action for more info and the link to join!


Center for Transformative Prayer Retreat

Oct 23rd 9am-1pm

Join Pastor James, Pastor Andrew & Christlike Mindfulness for good food, coffee and tea, & Holy Communion

We will learn and experience

  • Divine Presence & Listening Prayer
  • The Ignatian Way of Prayer in and through Imagination
  • Prayer of Breath & Walking the Way
For more information and how to join, email Pastor Andrew.


October Blood Drive

October 24th  Blood Drive

8 to 12:30 @ Church St. Auditorium, lower level

The supply is critically low and you can be a hero!  Come out and donate!



Blessing of the Animals

October 10, 4:30 pm
Main Parking lot
Bring your dogs, cats, fish, hermit crabs, iguanas, or even your Teddy bears to receive a special blessing from the pastors.  
We will also have special pet bandanas available that match our new church t-shirts!


First Kids State Fair Fun Night

WHO: First Kids (1st – 5th Graders)
WHAT: Big Tex fun for all! Come eat fair food, play games, and enjoy fellowship! We’re bringing the Fair to church! Feel free to dress Western!
WHEN: 10/3 from 5-7pm
CLICK HERE to sign up!


Parents’ Night Out

Special State Fair-themed night for kids with pizza and drinks for dinner, games, crafts, snacks, and an age-appropriate movie for quiet time.

WHEN: Friday, October 8th, 6pm to 9:30 pm. WHERE: Nursery Area
WHO: Children ages 3 year old through 5th grade COST: 1 child $30, 2 children $35, 3 children $40, 4 or more children $45

CLICK HERE to reserve your spot!

You can pay on our secure portal or leave a check by 10/3. Cancellations must be done by 10/4 for a refund.


Chapel Communion Time & Place

Join Pastor James for worship in the chapel with Communion on Wednesday evenings.
NEW TIME as of 11/11/21: 6 pm
Hymns, prayer, Scripture, a message, and the Lord’s Supper
All are welcome at this service!


Learn about Sound, Lighting, & Videography

Produce Sunday Worship, Weddings & Funerals

Help Sunday School Classes meet online
And more!
Email Josh for more info and to join!


New Study – The Sacred Enneagram

The Sacred Enneagram: Finding Your Unique Path to Spiritual Growth
The enneagram is a sacred map to the soul. Join us for prayer and discussion as we cut through the internal clutter and find our way back to God and to our true identity as God created us.
This new study starts Sunday Sept 12th at 11 am in Room B205.  Click here to email Dr. Clifford for more information.


New Wellspring Series – Dream Big!

God has given you gifts, talents abilities…dreams!

Reconnect with the passions God has placed within you through Wellspring’s Dream Big worship series and small group opportunities