First United Methodist Church

News and Events

Updated June 15, 2019

Upcoming Church and Community Events


           Pickup your copy of “The Wired Word” bible study sheets at the Welcome Center.  The articles are: Pope OKs Wording Change in the Lord's Prayer and Police Try Alternatives to Arrests to Help Troubled People Address Problems Beneath Illegal Activity.


v  Father’s Day – Sunday, June 16, 2019.

v  Sunday, June 16, 2019 -   Peace with Justice Sunday and Trinity Sunday.

v  Tuesday, June 18, 2019 – Men’s Luncheon - La Campesina at noon.

v  Graduation Sunday is June 23, 2019.

v  Annual Festival in the Park, June 26th – June 29th.  Parade will be on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

v  The Adult luncheon will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 12:00 noon at the V&M restaurant.

v  Ohio Flags of Honor Ceremony, Friday, June 28, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

v  Thursday, July 4, 2019 – Independence Day!

v  Finance and Ad Council meetings will be on Monday, July 22, 2019 at 5:45 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

v  COMING SOON:  Meeting regarding our planning of the Summer Ministry for Children.  Please let Pastor Darlene know if you’re interested. 

Passionate Worship

Worship Service, Sunday @ 9:30 AM

Hispanic Worship Service, Sunday @ 10:45

Bell Choir Practice - Wednesday @ 6 PM, Contact Sharon Danhoff

Radical Hospitality

Card Ministry First Thursday of the month @ 9 AM

Stay Connected with First Church
Look for us on Facebook: First United Methodist Church Willard Ohio
Watch Sunday services on Facebook
Order DVDs of worship services from the Media Team.

Men's Lunch
Third Tuesday of every month at noon at La Campesina in Willard.

Intentional Faith Development

Groups at First Church, contact the church office for additional details.

Women's Groups

WOW - Women of the Word meets Tuesdays from 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Study - The Book of Revelation
Mission Project: Food Bank
Other activities – Monthly Dinner. All women welcome!

Women's Bible Study, Living Beyond Yourself - Exploring the Fruit of the Spirit
Wednesdays at 10 am - Church Lounge
Call Jan Bell - 567.224.6164 - for more information.

Men’s Discussion Group on Sundays @ 8 AM in the Lounge.
Bible Study for Men and Women on Tuesday, 6:30 PM at the Christian Alliance Church. Call Mike Bell 419-935-8323.

Women's Fitness Class with Gayle Capell, Monday and Thursday 4:30 - 5:15 PM.

Sunday School @ 9:45 AM Classes: Childcare, Pre-K, 1st-4th Grade, 5th-6th Grade

Kids R.O.C. (Rely on Christ) and Tweens R.O.L.L. (Reaching Out, Living Loud)
Wednesday at 3:30, dinner for everyone at 5:45; during the school year.

Middle School and High School Youth
JC Teens meet third Sunday of each month at 5:30. 

Risk Taking Mission and Service

Starting Point Outreach Center 
Providing assistance, encouragement and hope to deal with life’s challenges and difficulties.
117 Myrtle Avenue 419-933-4100

Circle of Hope – Narcotics Anonymous meeting in the Wesley Room, 7:00 pm Tuesday, 

Mission Shelf Donations are a way for you to reuse, recycle or use part of what you have to benefit others.

Food Bank Needs
June is peanut butter and jelly..

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