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Thank you for visiting our website, we look forward to your visit in person to experience our community here in Melrose, Massachusetts. Please make yourself at home and learn more about our welcoming congregation. You can contact us using the information on our "Contact" page for more information or to speak with someone about our congregation. We look forward to meeting you at worship soon!

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First United Methodist Church of Melrose * 645 Main Street * Melrose MA * 781-662-7060

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Our Mission and Vision

Together we are called to be a welcoming Christian congregation that lifts the spirit and compels us to reach out to the community to bear witness to God's presence in our lives. As a people called by God, our vision is to be a servant people striving for peace and love in an imperfect world.

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A Reconciling Congregation

The First United Methodist Church of Melrose embraces Jesus' message that God loves and accepts every person. Jesus calls us to the ministry of reconciliation and grace. Read more about what it means for us to be a reconciling community.

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Ministries for Children and Youth

Our church's youth and children gather on Sunday mornings during Sunday school time to connect with each other, share and learn about themselves, their faith and the world around them. Read more about our Christian Education programs here.

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Ministries for Adults

At FUMC, we offer fellowship, service, and spiritual growth opportunities for adults of all ages.

What's New at FUMC

A note from Pastor Stacey

Dear friends,
Easter is approaching and we look forward to the celebration of Jesus’ resurrection. But before Easter comes Holy Week. As you know, throughout lent, we’ve been focusing on “24 Hours that Changed […]

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A note from Stacey – March 2017

Dear friends,
The season of Lent begins soon. Lent is the forty days from Ash Wednesday (March 1) to Easter, not counting the Sundays.
In the recent past, you may thought of lent as a […]

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Holy Week at FUMC Melrose 2017

Thursday-April 13: 7:30 pm Maundy Thursday worship; stripping of the chancel. Friday-April 14: 7:30 pm Good Friday worship; Service of Healing and Tenebrae ("shadows") Saturday-April 15: 5 - 7pm Children's Easter Vigil Party Crafts, food, movie & more! Sunday-April 16: 5:30am Ecumenical Service & Breakfast at Mt. Hood 9:25am Egg Hunt on the lawn @ FUMC all children are welcome, then multi-sensory learning stations in the chapel. 9:45am Festival Prelude with brass 10:00am Easter Worship!

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Church Office Hours: Mon - Thurs 8:45 - 1:45, closed Fri