Posts from April 2016

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Discipleship Pathway

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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 […]

175th Anniversary History Moments and Trivia Recap

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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 […]

175th Anniversary – April 10 Celebration with Bishop Coyner

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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 […]

The Christmas Gift

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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!    

Thank You Mary Witte

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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 […]