Posts from March 2016

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Kids First Child Care Featured in Purdue Extension Annual Report

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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 […]

Lent and Easter 2016 at First UMC

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A great celebration to rejoice in our Risen Savior, Jesus Christ!  Jesus Christ is risen today – alleluia! Some hardy souls braved the chilly temps to worship at our 7 am Sunrise Service, followed by brunch and the 10 am Praise and Worship Celebration.  Happy Easter! Spend Holy Week with us – invite your friends, […]


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April 2017 Newsletter FIRST UMC DECATUR APRIL 2017 NEWSLETTER March 2017 Newsletter FIRST UMC DECATUR MARCH 2017 NEWSLETTER February 2017 Newsletter FIRST UMC DECATUR FEBRUARY 2017 NEWSLETTER January 2017 Newsletter first-umc-decatur-january-2017-newsletter December 2016 Newsletter first-umc-decatur-december-2016-newsletter November 2016 Newsletter first-umc-decatur-november-2016-newsletter The October 2016 Newsletter is ready to download first-umc-decatur-october-2016-newsletter  or pick up a paper copy at the Connection Center. The September 2016 […]

175th Anniversary 1841 – 2016

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Yes. You. Can. Still…. Buy an anniversary tee shirt! Bishop Michael Coyner will share a special message with us on Sunday, April 10 – followed by a catered lunch. We continue to celebrate all year long!  The latest celebration is “Our Story” devotional.  There are 60 stories in this book; 60 stories of faith, of […]

Road to Resurrection

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Over 70 persons experienced our Lenten “Road to Resurrection” and journeyed through 5 experiences of Holy Week from Jesus’ humble yet exalted entry into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday) to his triumphal victory over death as experienced on the “resurrection road.”  We connected in community and grew in our faith through this outreach to our Church Family […]

Birthday Baskets – Golden Meadows Outreach

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Our LOFT Youth delivered a one-year supply of baskets to Golden Meadows.  The residents will each receive a birthday gift basket on his/her birthday.  Connect in Community and Serve in Love as followers of Jesus Christ!  You may donate to this outreach all year long for $15 per basket.  Just mark your donation “Golden Meadows […]