Bring your canned drink tabs to the basket in the Sellers class. 

If Dyersburg City Schools are closed due to bad weather, there will be no Salt and Light. 

Now is the time to start looking at your calendar and thinking about what you have coming up this year at the church. Please don’t wait until after your group or event meets to get on the calendar.

There will be a Christmas Eve Service in the Sanctuary at 6:00 P.M. The communion offering will benefit the Pastor’s Discretionary Fund.

Salt & Light will resume Wednesday, January 24th. 

Team Members: Mandy Yates Conti, Steven Conti, Jacob Stewart, Mary Beth Gentry, Laura Gentry, Sara White, Ed White, and Simon Christiansen 

Upward games will begin on Thursday, January 4. There will be practices on the nights of Monday, January 1, and Tuesday, January 2.

The Family Life Center will be closed from Monday, December 18 , until Tuesday, January 2.

Third Sunday Communion for the month of December will be observed Sunday, December 17, in the chapel at 8:50 a.m. before Sunday School. 

Methodist Monday Meals’ Quarterly Meeting will be Monday, April 2 at 10:30 a.m. in the conference room.

There is a new Sunday School class in the works! It will be a College and Career class. There will be an informational meeting on Sunday, December 17th during the Sunday School hour. The meeting/class will be held in the associate pastor's office. Anyone interested is invited to attend. 

December 13 at 5:45pm in the Fellowship Hall

Speaker: Neel Durbin 

Caterer: French’s Catering

We will have a potluck breakfast the morning of Sunday, December 17, at 8:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Please be thinking about your favorite breakfast dish you would like to share with the congregation. You can bring it with you at 8:30 that morning. 

December 3rd - UMYF 5:30pm - 7:30pm, permission forms for Winter Xtreme will go home 

December 6th - Dayspring 6:30pm - 7:30pm 

Please remember to sign up to ring the bell for the Salvation Army. The sign - up sheets are on the bulletin board in the Fellowship Hall. If you have not already signed up, please give one hour of your time this Christmas season to support the Salvation Army to help feed and clothe our neighbors. All the proceeds go to the Salvation Army. It is because of volunteers that the Salvation Army can do so much good.

First Practice: Monday, December 4, 2017

Anyone who would like to give the devotion at an Upward game half - time please contact Brandi Lemons at 731 - 571 - 1944. Folks who are interested in refereeing games should contact Patrick Lemons or Jamison Gullett. We also need 4th - 6th grade girls to register to play. Patti Lou Parker or any of the above mentioned contacts can help with this.

The Dyersburg Choral Society will present its annual Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 7th at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be held at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 2280 Parr Ave. Dyersburg. Everyone is cordially invited to attend this free concert. 

Once again, our Mitten Trees are up and ready for your donations. Please donate gloves, hats, and/or socks in all sizes to our trees. You will find one in Fellowship Hall and another near the back of the sanctuary. Thank - you for caring and sharing with our church family, our community, and our world. 

Your Mission Team

Badminton & Pickleball Beginning next Wednesday, November 29, we will play badminton and pickleball at 3:30 in the gym. 

Children’s Choir will practice from 6:00-6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 27th. 


With Upward starting practices in December and games and practices in January and February, there will be some changes in the Family Life Center schedule beginning the first week of December.

Third Sunday Communion for the month of November will be observed Sunday, November 19, in the chapel at 8:50 a.m. before Sunday School.

For the spaghetti supper, we need volunteers to provide desserts.  Please bring them by 10 a.m. Monday, November 27th.  For questions, you can call Kelli Hayes at 676-9023

The youth will be serving Thanksgiving lunch at the Salvation Army Tuesday, November 21.  We will meet at FLC at 10:15 a.m.

Upward Evaluations for Cheer and Basketball will start on November 9 from 5 to 8 p.m.

This Sunday, November 12, immediately following the service, we are having another informational meeting for the Tanzanian Mission trip July 2018.

Senseless acts of violence, like the shooting this past Sunday in Sutherland Springs, Texas, are unfortunately becoming more common. Why are these acts of violence taking place? What can we, as the body of Christ, the Church do?

Next Salt & Light meeting will be on November 8th

Speaker: Scott Self
Caterer: Lupo’s

Speaker: Will Bird

November 15th - Spaghetti Ticket sales end and will be turned in

November 26 th – Spaghetti Supper Set up Fellowship Hall at 5:30 pm

November 27 th – Spaghetti Supper

Where: 1st United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall

It is time for our annual Toy Drive for Reelfoot Rural Ministries. Toys may be brought to the church through Saturday, November 25th.

Sunday, December 3rd is the deadline to turn in the forms for the poinsettias.

Sunday, December 3 at 9:00 A.M.
Sunday School 10:00 A.M.

Youth Group T-Shirt Order Forms Due Nov. 15 th. If you did not receive an order form, please see Brian.

Sunday, December 3
Hanging of the Greens/Consecration Sunday: 10:00 a.m.

December 29th - 31st

The remainder of the hotel/conference fee will be due on November 19 th.

Monday, November 27
Youth Spaghetti Supper: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, November 5, we will celebrate All Saints’ Sunday during our morning worship services and remember our loved ones who have passed away this past year.

Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 26th. The mature adults will leave the upper parking lot at 11:15 a.m. to travel to Holcomb, Missouri, to eat at Strawberry’s.

Sunday, October 29 from 4 to 6 P.M. in the Sanctuary

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Instagram to be entered for your chance to win! The drawing will be held on 10/31/17 and the winner will be announced on Facebook and Instagram.

There won't be Salt & Light on Wednesday, November 1st, “All Saints Day” due to the Community Service at the Court House.

October 28 th - 29 th
Youth Retreat at Fyrne Lake
We will meet at the FLC on Saturday, October 28 th at 9 am and take the church bus and van to Fyrne Lake together. We will return to the FLC on Sunday, October 29 th at 11 am. Students need to bring clothes for painting, getting wet, and worship. There will be no need to send any money with your child.

Monday, October 30th
High School Bible Study: 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Sunday, October 15 is the 175th Anniversary of FUMC Dyersburg

In celebration of the 175th anniversary of our church, on Sunday, October 15, we are selling Christmas ornaments. Each ornament has a picture of the church on it.

Upward Evaluations for FUMC members will be on the following dates.

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017. Speaker: Neal Chatham - Caterer: Subway. Everyone is invited to come see what the New Salt and Light is all about!

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017. Speaker: J. Dan Gullett - Caterer: Neil ’ s Barbecue. Everyone is invited to come see what the New Salt and Light is all about!

Wednesday, October 4 - Due to Fall break there won't be Salt & Light this week.