Worship Time/location change

Beginning Sunday, July 2, worship will be in Brown Chapel at 10:00 AM.  The air conditioning will be welcome on hot summer Sundays!  Nursery will be available at 9:45 AM continuing through the conclusion of the worship.  If you have questions please call the church office, 315-287-2440.

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Women’s Summer Bible study

Open Your Bible is a 7 week study focused on leaving participants with a greater appreciation for the Word of God, a deeper understanding of its authority, and a stronger desire to know the Bible inside and out.  Please join us in a fellowship meal before the study.  Children are more than welcome to attend.  The study will commence on July 6, 5 PM, led by Cadie Hockenbary.

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Mission U

Mission U is sponsored by the Conference United Methodist Women.  There are three locations available including Cazenovia College with Carlene Doane of the Canton UMC as Dean.  Conference dates are July 14 – 16 with a registration deadline of July 1.  You may contact Carlene at carlened@hotmail.com.  Brochures are available in the church office.

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Nursery Care Workers – Job Opportunity

We are hiring two additional nursery care workers to be part of our nursery care team.  We desire Sunday morning and weekday evening availability to be part of the childcare coverage team for Sunday School, Worship, Studies, and Rip-It exercise ministry.  Workers will work with our scheduler to provide coverage needed for events.  Workers can expect 3+ hours a week of work in the nursery.  Please submit resume and references to Pastor Beth at bethquick@gmail.com.

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June newsletter and calendar

June 2017 newsletter

June 2017-calendar

If you would prefer to receive a printed copy of the newsletter and calendar in your mailbox, please contact the church office, 315-287-2440 or 1stumc@centralny.twcbc.com.

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Animate Faith study

Animate Faith Study.

Ever ponder big-picture faith questions (e.g. Just who is God – really? What does it mean to be spiritual?) Interested in exploring them with others? Animate faith is a 7-week study opportunity in which participants will use exciting resources to dig through these and other big-picture faith questions in a meaningful and accessible way! There is a sign up sheet in the back of the sanctuary or please call the church office to indicate you would like to attend.  315-287-2440.

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Vacation Bible School 2017 – link to registration form

SAVE THE DATES!  July 17 – 21.  9 AM – 12 noon.  Please mark your calendar now!

2017 VBS registration form    Please print this form (one for each child) and drop it off at the United Methodist Church office (open 9 AM – 1 PM Monday – Friday).  Blank forms are available in the church office.  For more information please call the church office, 315-287-2440.

 

Strap on your sandals for fun, adventure, and God’s love – in Rome!

Daily themes: 1. God’s love is a gift (Romans 6:23), 2. God’s love changes us (Romans 12:2), 3. God’s love is always with us (Romans 8:38), 4. God’s love saves us (Romans 5:8), 5. God’s love is worth sharing (Romans 1:16).

This site will be updated as more information becomes available.

For more information please call the church office, 315-287-2440.

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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 of your donation. In 2016 over $225  was received by the church from your donations. Thank you!

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Nursery care available

The Staff Parish Relations Committee is please to announce that the church nursery is  open on Sunday mornings.  JoAnne Crandall and Lori Chambers are Nursery Coordinators, please stop by the nursery and introduce yourself and welcome them.  The nursery is open from 9:30 AM through the conclusion of the 11 AM worship.

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Contact information requested

The church secretary is working to collect up to date information for the church directory and mailing list.  Please complete the form available from the church office, call her with your information (315-287-2440), or print and complete the form found here.  Your participation is appreciated!  If you are not on the newsletter mailing list and would like to receive one, please call the office.

Information update

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