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First United Methodist Church
Wadesboro, North Carolina

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Worship Service March 18, 2018
"The Torture and Humiliation of the King" ~ Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Offertory ~ "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross" ~ Chancel Choir

Worship Service March 11, 2018
Sermon ~ "Jesus, Barabbas, and Pilate"
Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Offertory: "Amazing Grace" ~ Chancel Choir

Worship Service March 4, 2018
Sermon ~ "Condemned by the Righteous"
Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Anthem ~ "Lord, Who Throughout These Forty Days" ~ Chancel Choir

Worship Service February 25, 2018
"Garden of Gethsemene" ~ Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Offertory: "Sanctus" by Charles Gounod
Gus Farmer, organ, and Gail Litaker, piano

First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church

118 East Morgan Street, Wadesboro, North Carolina, 28170
Church Phone: 704-694-5170
Parsonage: 980-278-8107
E-Mail      Fax: 704-695-1118
Radio Station: WEHB-LP, 98.3 FM

Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Senior Pastor

Welcome to the Worship Services of First United Methodist Church. The doors of God's church are always open to you. If you are visiting, you are welcome. If you are a member, you are expected.
Your church is alive and active! Come and be a part of God's work.

Worship in the Sanctuary March 25

Message: “The Crucifixion”
     Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish

Reader:Sandy Bruney

Music: Hosanna, Loud Hosanna
Sing, My Tongue, the Glorious Battle
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross


Acolyte: David Tamura
Ushers: Elwood Greene, Cory Smith
     David Runkle, Justin Williams
Greeters: Alice & Eddie Rhinehardt, Lula Ann Davis
Money Stewards:: Patty Shipley, Corinne Nicholson
Close Church: Elwood Greene, Randy Tarlton

Opportunities for the Next Week
March 25-31, 2018
March 25
  • Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.
  • Worship in the Sanctuary, 10:55 a.m.
March 26
  • Holy Week worship (First UMC), 12.05 p.m.
March 27
  • Holy Week worship (First Baptist), 12.05 p.m.
March 21
  • Holy Week worship (First Presbyterian), 12.05 p.m.
  • Handbell Choir, 6:30 p.m.
  • Chancel Choir, 7:30 p.m.
March 29
  • Thursday's Child Choir, 4:00 p.m.
  • Maundy Thursday Service (First Presbyterian), 7:00 p.m.
March 30
  • Holy Week worship (Calvary Episcopal), 12.05 p.m.
    Office Closed for Good Friday

Lectionary Readings:
March 25
Psalm 118; Isaiah 50:4-9;
Philippians 2:5-11; Mark 15:25-39

The Lectionary readings are for each Sunday of the church year, and also for special days. They provide a systematic way of reading the Bible to prepare for the Sunday service and also to aid you in your daily devotional time.

March 25 – April 01
March 25, Palm Sunday –Beginning of Holy Week
March 26 – March 30:
Interchurch Council Holy Week

Services, 12 noon with lunch following:
Monday, March 26 – First United Methodist
Tuesday, March 27 – First Baptist
Wednesday, March 28 – First Presbyterian
Good Friday, March 30 – Calvary Episcopal

March 29, 7:00 p.m. – Maundy Thursday
First Presbyterian. This is a joint service of First United Methodist Church and First Presbyterian Church.

April 1, Easter Sunday
7:00 a.m.–Sunrise Service, Presbyterian Gardens
10:55 a.m.–First UMC–Celebration of the Resurrection
12:00 p.m. Easter Egg Hunt following worship!

Jeff Boothby, Videographer

See more pictures HERE

Links to Use

Inter-Church Council

Western North Carolina Conference

United Methodist Women

On-Going Outreach Ministries of
First United Methodist Church:

NC Pre-Kindergarten
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
(formerly More at Four)

Radio Station WEHB-LP, 98.3 FM

Compassionate Caring in the
Western NC Conference since 1931
Click here for information

Visit our online book store.


Emily Litaker Privette, Director
Gail Litaker, Accompanist
Gus Farmer, Accompanist

Click HERE to view concert

Anson Singers' Christmas Concert Dec. 7, 2014
Amazing Love And Can It Be
Christmas Eve Prelude
Fairest Lord Jesus Give Thanks
Jesus Loves Me

My Hope is Built on Nothing Less
On the Cross at Calvary This Is My Father's World
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
A Song of Hope Benefit Concert

Sigmon Tripletts ""Do You Hear What I Hear," "Children Go where I Send Thee," "Hallelujah," and "Go Tell It on the Mountain."" ~ Hunter, Larsen, and Madison Sigmon
Kum Ba Yah Piano and Organ Duet

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