Tag Archives: FUMC Melrose

Advent 2017

Dear Friends Advent is here. The season of advent is the four Sundays before Christmas – this year beginning on December 3 and ending on December 24. Advent marks the beginning of a new Christian year. During Advent we prepare for the birth of Jesus. It’s the season of “almost – but not quite yet.” […]

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A November note from Stacey

Dear friends, November 2017 This is a season of gratitude and giving thanks. During November, we are remembering, with gratitude, Jesus’ words, “I am the vine and you are the branches. Stay joined to me and you will bear much fruit.” We are thankful that for our spiritual connection to Jesus. We nurture that connection […]

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A September note from Pastor Stacey

Dear friends, September is a me of new beginnings for many – the crisp, fresh fall air, the starting of the school year and the return to busy schedules. Summer is nearly over as I write this, and we have enjoyed a change of pace at FUMC. Worship has been more informal, with hymn requests, […]

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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 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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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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A note from Stacey

Dear friends, In the church year, we are making our way deeper into Lent, moving towards the events of Holy Thursday and Good Friday: the confusion, sadness, anger and fear that surrounded Jesus’ arrest, sham trial and execution. Our movement through these emotions and events is, of course, tempered by our knowledge of the eventual […]

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A Note from our Pastor

In the church, during January and February we observe the season of epiphany. Epiphany comes from a Greek word that means “manifestation” or “sudden appearance.” This season lasts from Jan. 6 until the beginning of Lent (very early this year – Feb. 10). In this season, the church focuses on making God’s love known to […]

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A note from our Pastor

Dear friends, Every year, we say we’re going to cut back, simplify, and have a family Christmas that focuses on the real reason for the season – Jesus. But every year, advertisements beckon, the children plead, and it seems easier just to indulge our wants and whims. Overspending, overeating, materialism, and busyness rob us of […]

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Bread of Life Fundraising update!

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The  Liberty  Bell  fundraiser  was  on  Wednesday,  October  7  was  a   big   success   in   terms   of   fundraising   and   fellowship.   We   raised   $402 total.  $330  from  Liberty  Bell,  representing  8%  of  sales  from 5-8  pm  and  $72  from  money  donated  to  our  table. People  are […]

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