On September 15, we are having a Garage Sale! The sale will run from 8am to 2pm that Saturday. If you have any items that you would like to donate to the sale, please bring them beginning Sept. 1. All items will be sold as free will donations, so no need to haggle over prices!… Read more »
Easter Sunday is always a fun day! Not only do we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but we have a little family fun following worship! The Annual Easter Egg Hunt is taking place following our 10:30 worship service. All ages are welcome to participate!
We will be holding Confirmation classes for youth in 5th grade and up during the season of Lent! The early church used the season of Lent to teach prospective new members to the church about Christianity and would then confirm the “catechumens” on Easter Sunday! We will be doing the same – during Lent, we… Read more »
Speaker Becky Maiorana will be joining us for worship this Sunday, Feb. 18, to share the Message with us! Becky Maiorana has been in various types of ministries, including leading and speaking at retreats, conferences, and revivals, since 2008. She will be picking up the next part of The Story for us, talking about dry… Read more »
The Sullivan County Cluster of United Methodist churches will be once again doing our tour of Sullivan County churches for our Lenten Services! Join us each Sunday at 6pm for worship and fellowship with your brothers and sisters! The locations will be at: February 18: Carlisle UMC February 25: Rose Chapel UMC March… Read more »
Lent is right around the corner. The first day of Lent, Ash Wednesday, is on February 14. Join us that evening at 6pm for our Ash Wednesday service and journey with us!
At the beginning of the New Year, many of us are looking at 2017 and saying to ourselves, “I totally could have done that better!” One of the number one New Year’s resolutions is doing better with finances – but many of us don’t have the tools we need to find financial security. Enter: Financial… Read more »
Are you on a trip out of town? Are you stuck at home sick on Sunday morning? Was the weather outside truly frightful? Have no fear! If you can’t make it to church, we are bringing church to you on Sunday morning through Facebook! Be sure to like our Facebook Page and log on around… Read more »
On November 4, from 9am to 2pm, Sullivan First United Methodist Church will be hosting its first craft and vendor fair! As of today (Oct. 23), we have 17 vendor tables! (A list of vendors is provided below) We would love to have you join us for this awesome event! There will be a free-will… Read more »
Darla McFadden back at Sullivan First UMC on Sept. 18!
Darla McFadden is coming back to Sullivan First UMC to share her gifts of music with us during part of our service on Sept. 18! Be sure to bring along your friends and family and join us for this special Sunday of worship and will be continuing our series: A Church for Saving Sinners!
Corn Festival – Come on Out!
The Annual Corn Festival is coming up quick! This year’s parade is on Sept. 17. If you would like to help put together our float and participate in the parade by handing out candy along the route, please let Connie Hays know! We will also be needing candy for the float! Please bring it… Read more »
Safe Sanctuaries Training on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 2pm
We are blessed to have some new children coming into the church! To meet the need of ministering to children and youth in our congregation, several of you have stepped up to the plate, volunteering to help in Children’s Church, the nursery, or with youth! If you are one of those individuals, or would… Read more »
Revive Sullivan – Oct. 2-6!
The second annual Revive Sullivan County Revival Week is coming October 2-6! We will be joining with other area churches on Sunday, Oct. 2 in the morning, then we will be having times of worship and outreach to the various communities in our county Monday through Thursday! Make sure you come out to join… Read more »
Be a Hero – Save a Life!
Mark your calendar for October 24! One way in which we can share the love of Christ with our neighbors is by giving the gift of life! 1 unit of blood that is donated can help up to three different people – so a little gift goes a long way! A signup sheet is to… Read more »
Salvation Army Coat Drive
The Salvation Army’s annual coat drive is coming quickly! If you would like to donate money for a warm coat, please place it in the red and green box on the back register in the sanctuary. If you would like to purchase the coat yourself, please talk to either Connie Hays or Beverly Blair… Read more »
We Want Your Bottle Caps!
Recycling is a great way in which you can practice stewardship concerning our environment. However, even when you want to recycle your Coke bottle, the recycling place doesn’t want your cap! So, what can you do with that? Give them to us! Sullivan First UMC is currently collecting your plastic caps from your Coke bottle,… Read more »
Financial Peace University
Money: you either love it or you hate it. Regardless of how you feel about money on this particular day, it is an essential to living in our society. Some of us are blessed beyond belief with it while others are doing their best to get enough to pay the bills. Whichever one of these… Read more »
Thursday, 7pm Prayer Vigil for Our Police Officers
Thursday night at 7pm on the square, several churches will be gathering to pray for our police. With the recent shootings, the least we can do is show our appreciation for those who have dedicated their lives to serving and protecting others. Please join us at the square in downtown Sullivan, across the street from… Read more »
Fruitful Congregations Journey, Step 2!
Fruitful Congregations Journey is a program that is run through the Indiana Conference of the UMC to help churches become more effective in ministry. We have gone through the first Step of 3 which consisted of a group of congregants coming together with other churches in shared learning learning experiences, reading and discussing the same… Read more »