Weekly News 5.2.19

By May 2, 2019



Sanctuary Service
9:30 & 11:00 am | Sanctuary | Rev. Linda McDermott

7:15 am | Community Breakfast | Wesley Hall
8:30 am | Worship | Chapel | Barbara Patton

The Gathering
9:30 & 11:00 am | Wesley Hall | Rev. Lance Marshall

11:11 am | 512 W. 4th St. | Rev. Tom McDermott

Additional Opportunities

Youth Worship
9:30 – 10:30 am | Justin Youth Building

Chapel Communion
10:35 am | Chapel | Dr. Len Delony

Dementia Friendly Chapel Service
Wednesdays | 10:00 – 10:45 am | Chapel

Join us live online on Sunday mornings at 9:30 am for The Gathering, 11:00 am for Sanctuary, and 11:11 am for eleven:eleven.

Listen to each previous week’s sermon and music on Sunday mornings at 7:30 am on WRR 101.1 FM.

See You at Church

Robert Stovall, Director of Music & Worship Arts, gives a quick preview of the music offering for this Sunday.


Do you see yourself?

Please view these construction fence banners, and let us know if it’s not OK for you or your children to appear in these ministry photos by July 14.


Baptism of the Loveys

How can you “remember your baptism and be thankful” if you can’t actually remember your baptism?


Here’s what’s happening this week

Here’s what’s happening This Sunday and This Week at First Church!


What’s NEXT: Beam Signing for New Children’s Wing

This past Wednesday morning at 9:00 am our church leaders and children’s staff gathered in the east parking lot construction area for the first of many big moments in our Next90 Building Expansion project construction journey.


Grooves in Stone Staircases

Here’s your weekly Letter from Lance along with what’s up and what’s happening This Sunday and This Week at First Church!


Moment With Mike

Stay up to date with the latest announcements presented by Dr. Mike Marshall.

more moment with mike

New Members

Christopher Campbell

Michael Brennan

Ashley Davis

Brandy Grice

Carrol & Jim Nokes


Stella Ryan Knieper, proud parents are Kayla
& Brandon Knieper

Amelia Grace Romeo, proud parents are
Emily & Russell Romeo


Harper Manning


Avery Renee Gurley & Connor Reid Gurley were born on January 9, 2019. Parents are Ashley & Jared Gurley.

In Memoriam

Betty Clements

Memorial Gifts

Children’s Ministries in Memory of:
Mr. Vaden — Easter Egg Hunt at Lyle Lodge by Kay Watkins

First Street Methodist Mission in Memory of:
Jerry Plunk by Marcy & Mike Henry
Patricia Lundstrom by Maribett & John Varner
Patricia Lundstrom by Nancy & Brendan Tully

Foundation Memorial Fund in Memory of:
Arch Van Meter by Pat Van Meter
Betty Poage by Shelby & Pat Adams
Jerry Hendrix by Shelby & Pat Adams

General Fund in Memory of:
Joan Piper by Bettye McDaniel
Jerry Hendrix by Mr. & Mrs. Scott W. Mooring, III

Methodist Justice Ministry in Memory of:
Frank Reidinger by Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Sturdivant

Honorary Gifts

Methodist Justice Ministry in Honor of:
Rev. Brooks Harrington by Mary Martha Circle

Want to honor a special person or accomplishment?
Feel moved to make a gift in memory of someone you care about?
Make an Honorary or Memorial Donation



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