Church Away From Church

BY REBECCA MITCHELL Throughout the week, FUMC pastors and the Congregational Care Team host worship services all over Baton Rouge in senior living communities and retirement homes. We spoke with a few attendees to learn…

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La Capilla: A Hispanic Easter Service

BY REV. FERNIE RIVERA Back in July of 2015, members of our staff met a guy named Benny. Benny was born and raised in Ciudad Juarez, MX, but had recently moved to Baton Rouge, LA….

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The Gathering

BY LOUIS CHAMPAGNE “Here I am Lord, Is it I Lord? I have heard You calling in the night.” For a 50+ year member of First Methodist, I have only attended Wednesday night worship for about 10 years….

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What Makes United Methodists Different

BY REV. PATTYE HEWITT The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church states: “The church as the community of the new covenant has participated in Christ’s ministry of grace across the years and around…

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Follow A Family At First

Volunteers are everywhere at FUMC, don’t believe us? Follow a family as they visit the church for the first time, and see if you can keep track of how many volunteers they meet on a…

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