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Cantata rehearsals begin

Rehearsals will begin on Sunday, February 17, 3 PM – 4:30 PM. The Song Everlasting is a sacred cantata based on early American songs. All rehearsals will be at First UMC. There are no auditions, high school age students and … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday worship – March 6

Please save the date – Lent begins in March. We will gather for an Ash Wednesday service on Wednesday, March 6 at 7 PM. We will meet in Brown Chapel and receive ashes and celebrate the sacrament of Holy Communion. … Continue reading

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Dance Rehearsals

Crazy Faith Dancers will be presenting a liturgical dance on Palm Sunday, April 14. This will be a slow flowy dance, newcomers of all ages welcome. Please have your child sign up for the dance ministry. Rehearsals have started but … Continue reading

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New Member Class- rescheduled to March

(We’ll meet in Classroom 101, after you grab some coffee and snacks from fellowship time. Come learn about what it means to join a church, and what it means to join First UMC Gouverneur in particular. You’ll hear about our … Continue reading

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February newsletter

            In January, I read a book called Gear Up!: Nine Essential Processes for the Optimized Church by Kay Kotan. We’ve been talking about some of the themes of the book on the District Leadership Team, of which I’m a … Continue reading

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Blessings Box

Blessing Box – have you seen the Blessings Box outside the church Key Bank entrance?  This box (cabinet) is meant to provide non-perishable food items and toiletries for folks with an immediate need.  Take what you need, give what you … Continue reading

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Bible Study Opportunities

January/February Study – Join us for a 6 week study beginning on Wednesday, January 16th at 6pm. We’ll be reading together a book called Holy Contradictions that will help us prepare our hearts and spirits as The United Methodist Church … Continue reading

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What’s next at First UMC?

Meet Jesus Sunday School – classes for all ages begin at 10 AM.    All parents/guardians must complete a registration form for students.   We’ve got a great group of teachers, classes for Kindergarten students – Adults.  Child care is available … Continue reading

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Returnable cans and bottles

Do you have bottles and cans to return? It is easy to drop off your cans/bottles at the  Bottle Redemption Center, 470 East Main Street, Gouverneur. Please tell them you would like the First UMC Gouverneur to receive the proceeds … Continue reading

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Nursery care available

The church nursery is open on Sunday mornings.  JoAnne Crandall is our Nursery Coordinator, the staff includes Lori Chambers, Mandi Dake and Tara Barbarito.   The nursery is open from 9:45 through the conclusion of the 11 AM worship time.  You … Continue reading

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