FIRST UNITED METHODSlideshowIST CHURCH 

Winchester, VA

Our Mission

"The mission of the Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world."

(Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church)
 

 WE WELCOME YOU TO THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH!

Mark your calendars!

SEPTEMBER 30TH 

ONE SERVICE at 11:00a.m.

AT OUR APPLE PIE RIDGE CAMPUS

RAIN LOCATION AT THE CHURCH SANCTUARY

We hope you will join us for any upcoming church services and activities. Please join us for worship and Sunday School, each Sunday at 8:30am and 11:00am, at our downtown campus.

We are one church with two locations!

Worship, education, and fellowship occur at our downtown campus located at 
308 N. Braddock Street, Winchester, VA
Fellowship, service, and recreation often occur at out Apple Pie Ridge Campus located at: 
362 Apple Pie Ridge Road across from the elementary school

If you would like to know more about what's happening in our church click the "Calendar" tab or our "Newsletter" tab for more information.
If you like to know what to expect click here! We have many opportunities to get involved
Thanks for visiting our website and may God bless you richly.

Regular Weekly Worship

8:30 and 11am

 Sunday School
9:45am
See the varieties of classes we offer, click here!

Want to meet our Pastor?

Want to know more about our church, our pastor, or meet some of our church members in a relaxed setting? Please consider joining us for Coffee, Lunch, or Dinner with the Pastor. Coffee with Rev. White will be held every Thursday from 1:00-2:00pm at the Espresso Bar and Cafe in the downtown walking mall (across from Brewbaker's). Lunch will be traditionally held the last Monday of every month at 12:00pm at Mission BBQ, and Dinner traditionally the last Thursday of the month at 6:30pm at TGIFriday's! Watch the calendar of events for specific dates. 

To let us know if you are coming for coffee!

To let us know if you are coming for lunch!

To let us know you are coming for dinner!

Hope to see you there!

Be careful out there with Hurricane Florence on the rise!! Be safe!

Current News from our Church

Apple Butter!

Look for Apple Butter in the tear sheet and in our bulletins in the next couple weeks! For more details look under our "Tear Sheet" under the Calendar menu.

Fall Festival

Come join us for a children's fall festival! Come play games like pumpkin checkers, pumpkin tictactoe or relay races! It is going to be held at the church property (APR CAMPUS) on October 20th at 1pm until 4pm or on the 21st for a rain date at the same times.

Kid's Halloween Party

Come join us for some Halloween fun in the Gathering Place on October 27th at 6:00pm.

Computer Class

For those who are interested in understanding computers better come join Bryon in the Gathering Place at 6pm on Thursday, October 11th. This class is for anyone that needs help with computers. If it goes well we can talk about having it being monthly or something. See you then!

Newsletters and Bulletins

The current bulletin and September 2018 Newsletter are up on the website. Go to Newsletter and Bulletins to find them.

New Group! New Voices

It is an opportunity to sing and learn about contemporary music. We will sing the songs we learn in worship as well as others and learn about contemporary worship practices....no experience is necessary. Come sing along with us just for the joy of it!

Tear sheet

The tear sheet or as we call it, our electronic tear sheet, has been updated recently. Please look up on the top menu for the new form option on our website or click here if you want to get there quicker.

Some changes that were made...

Little changes were made as we dust off the cobwebs on certain web pages. Please bear with us as we continually provide a current and updated website for you to enjoy.

FUMC Basics

Come join us in-between services in the Gathering Place on September 16, 23, and out at our church property (APR CAMPUS) on the 30th for an in depth analysis for what it means to be a Christian and to be a member of our church.

Community Garden

If you would like to sing up to help Stacy Stickley with the Community Garden Project, sign-up on the "Tear Sheet" under the "Calendar" menu at the top of this page. If you want to know more about this project go to the page itself listed as "Community Garden Project".

Movie Night at First United

Come join us for a showing of "Firehouse Dog" with a special guest, Walker the Search Dog from the Frederick County Fire Department! It is on Saturday, September 23rd at 6:00pm. at our APR Campus.

Come sing with us!

Join us in the fall on September 5th and every Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 7:30pm to sing with the Chancel Choir! No experience necessary, if you just want to sing God's graces that's all we need! Contact Melody Harmon (540-667-3514) for more information. Private instruction is there for those who need it. We are small in number but great in spirit!

Suggestions?

If you have suggestions for the website please send e-mails to fumcoffice@fumcwinchester.org
Put in the subject line, "website".


OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS...
Mark your calendars for the following dates! Details are on the calendar page. Click this!
*All calendars are being meshed into one to make it easier for everyone.*

September 12th - United Way Day of Caring
September 13th - Coffee with the Pastor
September 22nd - Movie Night
September 16th - FUMC Basics, Day 1 
September 18th - Worship Meeting
September 19th - Staff Meeting Dinner
September 19th - Choir Rehearsal
September 20th - Coffee with the Pastor
September 21st-22nd - ADK Yard Sale
September 23rd - FUMC Basics, Day 2
September 23rd - New Voices
September 24th - Lunch with the Pastor
September 25th - Staff Meeting
September 25th - Finance Meeting
September 26th - Choir Rehearsal
September 27th - Coffee with the Pastor
September 27th - Dinner with the Pastor
September 30th - FUMC Basics, Day 3
September 30th - ONE SERVICE! Blessing of the Animals
October 11th - Computer Class
October 17th-20th - Apple Butter
October 20th - Fall Festival
October 27th - Kid's Halloween Party