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Welcome to God's House! The First United Methodist Church might be the place you're looking for. We already love you in Christ and wish to know you in a personal relationship. As members of First United Methodist Church of Madison, Florida, we would count it a privilege to welcome you into this community of faith. If you wish to explore membership, please tell any of our members, or contact Lamar Albritton or the church office at (850) 973-6295.
If you are considering relocating to our area, we would love to have you be our guest for Sunday School and worship.
When you visit our church, you will find:
A caring congregation that will welcome you
Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age
A corporate outlet for truth-filled and moving praise and worship
In His Care,â€¨ Pastor Lamar Albritton
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Madison First United Methodist Church fulfills the need for a safe place
to consider and respond to the Gospel Message. We insure that all those
we encounter experience the warm and helpful support they need as they
walk life's journey. We commit ourselves to living the Biblical model of
We fulfill the Great Commission as we make disciples, baptizing them and helping them grow in obedience to Christ. (Matthew 28: 19-20).
We are convinced that what matters to God also matters to us. We believe that no Church can stand still. Its relationship with God is a journey that must move forward or die. We follow the example of Jesus, serving people as we promote justice and fulfill their physical and spiritual needs. We stand firmly on our heritage as United Methodist which is grounded in the primacy of Scripture as informed by Christian tradition, enlivened in experience, and tested by reason. Christ centered worship, prayer, giving, and service represent natural responses to a meaningful relationship with our living Savior.
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EMMAUS GATHERING: There will be an Emmaus Gathering at First United Methodist Church on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 6 PM with fellowship and dinner to follow at 6:30 PM. If you have never been to The Walk to Emmaus and you are interested, please plan on attending. For all those that have been on the walk, we encourage you to come with a covered dish and reconnect with the community. We look forward to seeing you there. If you have any questions, please contact Pat Coleburn 850-464-1002 or Kim Scott 850-443-8730.
YOUTH FUNDRAISER LUNCH: Join the youth today at noon for a “Hurricane Block Party” fundraiser lunch. All donations will go towards the youth and their mission trip next year to Mountain TOP.
SPECIAL SERVICE: Madison County Christian Ministerial Association is inviting you and your congregation to join us for "40 Days of Prayer and Fasting" leading up to the 2016 elections. To launch the 40 days of prayer, they have planned a worship and prayer service on Tuesday, September 27th at 7:00 PM in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church.
SPECIAL THANK YOU: The Madison Youth Ranch staff and employees would like to express our great thanks and appreciation to all those who attended our first “Day at the Ranch” this past Saturday. A special THANK YOU goes to those who volunteered at the event – we couldn’t have done it without you!
We would also like to thank the First UMC of Madison for hosting our Board of Trustees quarterly meetings, which were held this past Monday and Tuesday at the church. The United Methodist Women were great hostesses and provided drinks, snacks and delicious meals during those two days. Thank you for extending such wonderful Madison hospitality! Please know how grateful we are for your continued prayers and support. Mike and Ruth Moore and all the staff and residents at the Madison Youth Ranch.
BRIDAL SHOWER: You are invited to a miscellaneous bridal shower for Ashley Killingsworth, bride-elect of Cody McDonald. It will be held on Sunday, October 2nd from 2-4 PM in the Fellowship Hall. They are registered at Southern Grace in Madison, Target, and Bed, Bath and Beyond.
INSTALLATION OF OUR NEW DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT: You are warmly invited to the installation of The Rev. Durwood O. Foshee, III, North West District Superintendent, Sunday, October 2nd at 3 PM. It will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church, 120 West Park Avenue, Tallahassee, FL with a reception following in Moore Hall at the church. The Florida Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church Bishop Kenneth H. Carter, Jr. will be presiding.
MISSION NIGHT: John Wesley United Methodist Church will host a Missions Night on Monday, October 3 starting at 6:30 PM. Please send in reservations to Edward Denham 850-577-1412 or to the church office at 850-877-1738. The group returning from Cuba will give a report; work at Porch de Soloman and UMVIM activities will be discussed. Also, it is time to start thinking about whether you are interested in going to Cuba on the District Conference trip in January/February. Two teams will leave on successive weeks the last week of January and the first week of February. There is a team member application in our church office. The teams must be completed by the last week of October.
SALTY SERVICE MARKERS: In the pew registration pads and in the pews, there are “Salty Service” markers. Please place one in the offering plate if you served as a salty servant during the week---persons who go beyond our congregation to serve in areas of ministry, outreach, and missions recognized or developed by our church. You do not need to put your name on this. We have a monthly report that this number is collected for. Thank you.
PARSONAGE FUNDS NEEDED: We still need $3,141 to help with the expenses for all the updates for this year. If you would like to contribute towards the completion of these projects, please put parsonage fund in the memo of your check. Thank you so much!!!
YOUR SPECIAL $1.00: Please remember to bring your $1.00 and a nonperishable food item to the altar each week to help those in need. We have $1,253 in this account. Yes, your $1.00 and canned goods count!! There are many needs in this county.
BUDGET FINANCE 2016: The total income received at this point is $263,566.66 and the total expenses are $296,666.90.
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A CHURCH HOME? Welcome to God’s House! The First United Methodist Church might be the place you’re looking for. We already love you in Christ and wish to know you in a personal relationship. As members of First United Methodist Church of Madison, Florida, we would count it a privilege to welcome you into this community of faith. If you wish to explore membership, please tell any of our members or contact Pastor Lamar or the church office at 973-6295.
Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.
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by Max McLean
Our church offers CDs and DVDs of the weekly church service. If you would like one, you can see Krystal before or after the service and she can make you a copy. If you would like to give a donation toward this ministry, please put CD or DVD in the memo of your check and place it in the offering plate.
The church still has some special t-shirts for First United Methodist Church. The prices are $25.00 for the collared shirts. The purpose of this ministry is to let the community know who we are and to have a chance to share our faith with them. Please come by the church office to purchase a shirt.