WHAT TO EXPECT:
Worship with contemporary Christian songs and re-imagined hymns, while embracing traditions of the church like the Lord’s Prayer and monthly communion. Feel your body and spirit move with the energy of our America Street Band complete with drums, guitars, keyboard, and many voices. This service often includes a variety of creative elements that help communicate the biblical story such as set design, drama and video.

This service is one hour long.

We love and encourage children to attend service with their parents. Your wiggly, squiggly, boisterous, talkative, curious (and even crying) children are always welcome! We also understand if you need “grown-up” time during worship. See the options below for children on Sunday morning.

We are a worshipping community that seeks to provide a place of belonging for persons to experience the Living God. Here are some of our core values:

  • We offer Jesus Christ to people that have questions and doubts, creating a space for thinking people to come to faith.
  • We are passionate about making a place of hospitality for people already claiming the Christian faith, and nominally/non-religious people seeking to find out more about our faith.
  • We seek to offer fresh expressions of worship through new, contemporary styles of music.
  • We are technology-driven. You don’t have to leave your SmartPhone at the door. Use it to read Scripture, connect with others, and plug-in to the external content we have on our website.
  • We are inclusive. No matter who you are, you are welcome here.

NURSERY CARE AVAILABLE:
Our church nursery is available every Sunday morning from 8:15 AM-12:15 PM for infants 6 weeks through Kindergarten. Infants are welcome in the church nursery as soon as your pediatrician gives his/her approval. This is usually after 6 weeks and the first round of Polio DPT shots are completed. Please do not leave your child if they have the following symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Heavy nasal discharge
  • Vomiting or Diarrhea
  • Contagious rash

If you have any questions, please contact Sirena Brock, Director of Children’s Ministry, at sbrock@firstmethodist.org.


CHILDREN’S WORSHIP:
Sundays at 9:40 AM, in the Parish Hall
A
n exciting service for 1st through 5th graders that lasts about 20 minutes and includes interactive stories from the Bible, prayers, and singing. Worship is followed by small groups from 10:00-10:40 AM where children have the opportunity to apply what they’ve heard in worship to their everyday lives. Worship and small groups provide children the opportunity to be in community with their peers and adult leaders in a nurturing environment. Everything we will teach in worship and small groups is based on one of three basic, but powerful, truths modeled by Jesus in Luke 2:52:

I need to make the wise choice. (wisdom)

I can trust God no matter what. (faith)

I should treat others the way I want to be treated. (friendship)

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Exploring Jesus’ mission, strategy and measure and how we are a part of it, in part 6 of our “Go Find” sermon series.

Sermon Notes

Scripture Message | Corinthians 12:12-27

For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. 13 For in the one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and we were all made to drink of one Spirit. 14 Indeed, the body does not consist of one member but of many. 15 If the foot would say, “Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body. 16 And if the ear would say, “Because I am not an eye, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body. 17 If the whole body were an eye, where would the hearing be? If the whole body were hearing, where would the sense of smell be? 18 But as it is, God arranged the members in the body, each one of them, as he chose. 19 If all were a single member, where would the body be? 20 As it is, there are many members, yet one body. 21 The eye cannot say to the hand, “I have no need of you,” nor again the head to the feet, “I have no need of you.” 22 On the contrary, the members of the body that seem to be weaker are indispensable, 23 and those members of the body that we think less honorable we clothe with greater honor, and our less respectable members are treated with greater respect; 24 whereas our more respectable members do not need this. But God has so arranged the body, giving the greater honor to the inferior member, 25 that there may be no dissension within the body, but the members may have the same care for one another. 26 If one member suffers, all suffer together with it; if one member is honored, all rejoice together with it. 27 Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it.

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