Come help Dyer County Recycles continue to promote recycling in our area. We are meeting on Tuesday, May 28,

Monday, May 27, the church offices and Family Life Center will be closed

Our class will have a bake sale (pies, cakes, casseroles, breads, etc.) this Sunday, May 5. from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

We will be celebrating our high school graduates on Sunday, May 19th.

The Dyer County United Methodist Parish is hosting their first “Parish in the Park” this Saturday, April 27, from 12-3 pm at Okeena Park in Dyersburg.

For the Maundy Thursday service, please park in the Troy Avenue parking lot and use the stairs at the corner of the lot to enter the Vesper Area (by the FLC).

Our Koinonia Class is raising funds to dig a well in Tanzania. Women in most villages walk 5 miles or more each day to get a bucket of water, which is often not clean water. Our class will be having a bake sale (pies, cakes, casseroles, breads, etc.) on May 5th, the Sunday before Mother’s Day.

On Easter morning the Flowering Cross will bloom with flowers. Please bring fresh cut flowers or fresh cut bouquets from the store on Sunday, April 21, for the Flowering Cross. 

 Dinner For Eight is returning for the summer! Family, fun, food, faith, and fellowship – what could be better than combining all of these? Join us for the Summer Session of Small Groups which will meet once a month in May, June, July and August. Sign-ups starting soon. Be watching for more details! 

Sunday, March 10, the time changes. Don’t forget to set your clocks forward an hour before you go to bed Saturday night. 

Ash Wednesday March 6th 12:05 pm service in the chapel 5:45 pm dinner in fellowship hall ($5) 6:30 pm service in the sanctuary

Upward Basketball and Cheer season 2019 will conclude this coming Sunday, February 24, at 2:00 p.m. in the sanctuary.

While you are looking forward to the warm days of summer and making plans for your children’s activities, don’t forget our United Methodist camp, Lakeshore.

Saturday, May 4th

Wednesday February 27th, 2019, 6pm FUMC Fellowship Hall 

Thursday, February 14, 201911:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall

For more information contact Barbara Stephens. 

Mission Blitz 2019 will be on Saturday, May 4

Have you heard about the special called General Conference happening next month in St. Louis? If not, you probably will hear about it soon and probably will hear many different things about it. Join us for a special presentation by our pastors during the Sunday School hour on the first two Sundays in February. We will meet in the Fellowship Hall, beginning promptly at 9:00.

The youth will make a trip to Sky Zone on February 18th. We will leave from the church at 1 p.m. and return at 6 p.m.

PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION For 2019-2020 School Year

Registration for church members will begin January 14.

Thursday Bible Study will be at 10:00 a.m. instead of 8:30 a.m. as listed on the website calendar.

A rich, interactive, and fun Leadership/Followership Workshop designed to accelerate your Christian spiritual growth and leader effectiveness. 

Saturday, January 12, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Lunch is provided. 

Methodist Monday Meals Quarterly Meeting is January 7, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the conference room. 

The Diabetic Support Group that meets in the conference room will resume meeting on the first Tuesday of every month beginning February 5, 2019. 

We will have a potluck breakfast the morning of Sunday, December 16, at 8:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall.

Our Plum Pudding Party in the Fellowship Hall will follow the Children’s Program.

The Sojourners’ class will have a sausage and biscuit sale this Sunday, December 9, before and after Sunday School in the upstairs foyer by the fountain. Please come to church hungry and join us! 

Remember every Sunday Morning in December 

Coffee Fellowship in the foyer between Sunday School and Morning Worship in the foyer.
(Hosted by Seekers Sunday School Class)

Dyersburg Choral Society will present its annual Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 6, at 7:30 p.m.

Due to the Hanging of the Greens Service this Sunday, we will have communion next Sunday, December 9

Church offices will be closed Thursday, November 22nd & Friday, November 23rd for Thanksgiving.

The Seekers’ Sunday School class will sell poinsettias this year. Forms are available at the church as of right now to order a poinsettia in honor or in memory of a loved one.

Sunday, December 2, 10 a.m. Worship Service.

Monday, November 26, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall. $7 pre-sale. $8 at the door.

It is time for our annual Toy Drive for Reelfoot Rural Ministries. A collection box is in the back of the sanctuary and in the Fellowship Hall to receive your donations.

For our Church Family and Small Groups every Sunday in November.

Deadline for the Christmas shoeboxes is November 11th Please bring to the print room.

Our annual Charge Conference will be Sunday, October 28th at 6:00 p.m.
We are hosting the Dyer County cluster of United Methodist churches which includes: Center-Nebo, East Dyersburg, Newbern-Mt. Carmel, Palestine-Sorrells Chapel, Rehobeth, Ross-Hughlett-Lighthouse, Trimble- Obion and us at Dyersburg First.

Before Hurricane Florence struck the Carolinas, our UMCOR warehouses were largely stocked with supplies. However, as we all know, since then, Hurricane Michael has caused extensive devastation in Florida and Georgia. According to Rev. Robert Craig, Disaster Response Coordinator, our warehouses are now depleted. Items needed immediately include

Mature Adult Luncheon Monday, October 29th
At noon in the Fellowship Hall
A light lunch will be provided
If you have any questions, please call Barbara Stephens at (731) 676-7149

 

YOUTH FALL RETREAT FYRNE LAKE OCTOBER 26 - 28. Letters and Information have been sent with students as well as emailed out!

For several years, the downtown merchants have opened their doors to trick or treaters on Halloween evening beginning at 5:30. The 31st lands on a Wednesday this year so we are joining in this tradition by having activities on our upper parking lot.

There will be no Children’s Ministry or UMYF Sunday, September 30th. 

Are you interested in ways our church can continue to grow a more vital congregation filled with disciples? 

There will be no UMYF Sunday, September 2. 

Join us for a fun morning of music making and fellowship! 2nd Monday Music happens each 2nd Monday of the month in the Music Suite.

Join us for a fun morning of music making and fellowship! 2nd Monday Music happens each 2nd Monday of the month in the Music Suite.

Family Fun Day - Sunday, August 5 - 1:00 pm At Transitions, 250 Youth Home Rd. Games and Kid’s Activities, concessions, Music and Sing-A-Long led by Dakota Hill, Transitions drug-free ladies honored, Butterfly Release

On the 2nd Monday of each month at 10 a.m., our older adults are invited to this new music ministry.

As we continue in what the church calls Ordinary Time, or Kingdomtide, during the coming weeks, you may notice the addition of the color red along with green.