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A note from Stacey October 2016

Dear Friends, On September 12, the congregation voted to sell the annex (or Parish Hall, as it’s also called). 42 members were present, 40 voted in favor, one against, and one abstained. Many questions were raised, and the discussion was prayerful and positive. The minutes are available on the front hall table in the church. […]

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A note from Stacey – September 2016

Dear friends, As you know, we have been working for nearly two years to find solutions to our significant financial challenges.  Our buildings have been one focus of these efforts. I am happy to report that we currently have an offer to purchase the Annex. We have scheduled a Church Conference for Monday, September 12 […]

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FUMC Choir rehearsal to start Thursday !

FUMC Choir Rehearsal to start Thursday, September 1, 2016 Greetings in the final day of the Summer Holiday! I hope that you all have been enjoying what leisure comes during the hotter months. As the academic year begins to wind up with school, sports, meetings, and work, I would like to take this opportunity to […]

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A note from Stacey

Dear friends, The summer months are upon us, and many look forward to a change of pace, some time to rest and be renewed. I hope you find a break in your schedule, a respite from the busy-ness, and time to reconnect with your loved ones, with God and with your own Spirit. For many […]

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A note from Stacey

Dear friends, On May 15 we celebrated Pentecost, the day we recognize the presence and power of the Holy Spirit in the church. The story of Pentecost in Acts 2 reminds us that not everyone recognizes the Spirit at work in the world – some are confused or cynical or look for a more “logical” […]

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This Sunday, May 1st!

Sunday, May 1 After 10:30 worship, Sarah and Stacey will be having a meeting for those who are in- terested in learning more about United Methodism and our church, or who would like to join. Sign up by speaking to either Sarah or Stacey or by contacting the church office. The gathering will last about […]

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A message from Stacey

Dear friends, As we move forward with possibilities for our buildings, the Trustees and ‘Deficit Dogs” have been meeting together almost weekly to make progress towards a decision that will sustain us in the future. We have added the expertise of some professionals to our team: Tom Bennett is an attorney with over 40 years’ […]

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Our Vision and Values

On March 13, about 30 people gathered after worship for a pizza lunch (thank you, Cory) and a time of visioning and focusing on our values as a congregation. We began by brainstorming all the things we love about First United Methodist Church – and the list was long.Children’s programs and Sunday School led the […]

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A message from Stacey – April 2016

Dear friends, During the Easter season, we sing “Hymn of Promise:” In our end is our beginning, in our time, infinity; In our doubt there is believing; in our life. eternity. In our death, a resurrection, at the last, a victory, Unrevealed until its season, something God alone can see. Living in the northern hemisphere, […]

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Dining for Dollars Fundraiser for Bread of Life

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Eat Dinner and support the Bread of Life!!!  FUMC Melrose is hosting a fundraiser at the Dockside restaurant in Malden on Thursday, March 10th from 6 – 9pm.  You will need a printed copy of the certificate above and make sure you mention the fundraiser when you order your meals.  Click HERE for a copy […]

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