We celebrated our Wesleyan heritage on September 18 with a visit from John Wesley! It was awesome! “Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long […]
Our 4th annual “all you can eat” fish and tenderloin dinner was a huge success, raising approximately $4,700 with the bake sale and silent auction included. Thanks to everyone who donated items to sell, baked something for the bake sale and for the countless hours doing all things fish and tenderloin!
First UMC participated with United to provide free laundry for Decatur residents on Saturday, April 30. Check out United’s blog post. It was a great day of serving, sharing, caring and building relationships in our community. We fed quarters to the machines (did you know the standard washer is $2, next size up $3 and […]
Our new Discipleship Pathway Brochure gives information to those in our church, and those new to or visiting our church, about how they can Connect in Community, Grow in Faith and Serve in Love as followers of Jesus Christ. It’s important to be connected in some way other than worship to grow closer to God […]
Here are some of the awesome items up for bid
Click this link to visit our history photo album on Facebook Click the links below to download the bulletin inserts. Enjoy our heritage, but more importantly, pray for and be open to God’s future for First UMC here in Decatur! FIRST UMC DECATUR 175TH ANNIVERSARY HISTORY MAY INSERT FIRST UMC DECATUR 175TH ANNIVERSARY HISTORY TRIVIA […]
We enjoyed having Bishop Coyner, our DS, David Neckers, and his wife Darlene, and Rev. Dick Garmen and his wife, Mary Ellen, with us on Sunday, April 10. Bishop Mike shared a great message based on Revelation 21:1-5. “And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new…” At the end […]
Jolie Lee wrote our Children’s Christmas program for December 2015. “The Christmas Gift” was a charming tale of how a grandfather and grandson together discover the true meaning of Christmas. Thanks to all our actors, choir, musicians and Jolie!
Our 8:15 am Chapel Service has been blessed for many months to have Mary Witte provide the music. Mary’s last Sunday with us was Easter Sunday where she organized a special Sunrise praise selection for our 7 am service. Thank you Mary for your warm smile, your encouraging way, and the love of Christ you […]
Tana Sheets, Director of Kids First Child Care Ministry and our Kids First Ministry were highlighted in the annual report for Purdue Extension. Pretty cool to see how our ministry, and Tana specifically, are getting recognition for the service to families and the way they are helping children Grow in Faith. Check it out on […]