Ash Wednesday 2021

by Teri McCall

Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent, a time when many Christians prepare for Easter by observing a period of of fasting, repentance, moderation and spiritual discipline. Due to Covid-19, Ash Wednesday will be self-guided this year. Please click on the link below to watch this video from Pastor James. Ash Wednesday kits were given […]

Clinch Mountain Mission School Kits

by Teri McCall

YES we’re collecting kits!  Clinch Mountain Mission School KitsGoal – 400 kits 1  12″ ruler1  small (solar-powered) calculator1  10-12 bundle of pens (blue or black ink)1  coloring book1  bundle of 10-12 pencils1  pack of erasers1  100-150 sheet pack of notebook paper    (wide-ruled)1  small dictionary 1  24-count box of crayons3  70-page spiral notebooks1  pair flip flops1  poncho […]

May 2021 Staying Connected Newsletter

by Teri McCall

Things are happening here at First UMC.  Ministries are continuing and we are working hard to find ways to reach out to our community and the world to tell everyone about the love of Jesus.    Please keep in contact with each other and with the staff.  Do you have ideas for ministry?  Would you like […]

Job Opening – Preschool Teacher

by Teri McCall

Full-Time Preschool TeacherMarion, Virginia Please send your resume to kimberlysaustin6@gmail.com Job Summary: The teacher coordinates and supervises all aspects of the preschool program at FUMC and works cooperatively with other members of the church and preschool staff to maintain a high-quality preschool program. Qualifications: The teacher must have training and/or experience in early childhood education. […]

Lent

by Teri McCall

A deliberate and intentional time to draw close to God. So it is we are in the season of Lent.  We remember that Lent is a deliberate and intentional time to draw close to God.  It is the period of 40 days which comes before Easter beginning with Ash Wednesday.  It is a time to […]

March 2021-Staying Connected Newsletter

by Teri McCall

Things are happening here at First UMC.  Ministries are continuing and we are working hard to find ways to reach out to our community and the world to tell everyone about the love of Jesus.    Please keep in contact with each other and with the staff.  Do you have ideas for ministry?  Would you like […]

Staying Connected February Newsletter

by Teri McCall

Things are happening here at First UMC.  Ministries are continuing and we are working hard to find ways to reach out to our community and the world to tell everyone about the love of Jesus.    Please keep in contact with each other and with the staff.  Do you have ideas for ministry?  Would you like […]

Staying Connected January 2021 Newsletter

by Teri McCall

Happy 2021! Things are happening here at First UMC.  Ministries are continuing and we are working hard to find ways to reach out to our community and the world to tell everyone about the love of Jesus.    Please keep in contact with each other and with the staff.  Do you have ideas for ministry?  Would […]

December 2020 Staying Connected Newsletter

by Teri McCall

Thanksgiving Day was November 26 and Advent begins Sunday, November 29.  This year both Thanksgiving and Christmas have changed in many ways.  But giving thanks to God and celebrating the miracle birth of Jesus will always be the same.  As the world changes and life changes, the love of Jesus for you and me never […]

What to expect when you get to church.

by Teri McCall

We have exciting and wonderful news! Our plan to open this Sunday has been approved! The doors will be open and the staff will be there with smiles on…..behind our masks!!! Watch this video to see how our plan to keep you and everyone safe during worship.