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First United Methodist Church
Wadesboro, North Carolina

Cancelled for duration - Music Ministry
- Staff
- The Building
- Organ
- Chancel Window
- Directions/Map
- Golden Cross
- Hands for Hope
- Thursday's Child
- WBHP-LP 98.3 FM
- Open Doors Center for Children - Methodism in Anson
- FUMC, Wadesboro
- Pastors 1834 - Present
- Milestones


March 8, 2020
Sermon: "Today you will be with me in Paradise" ~ Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Offertory: "Lord, Who Throughout These Forty Days" ~ R. Shepherd

March 1, 2020
Sermon: "Father Forgive Them ~ Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Offertory: "Create in Me a Clean Heart, O God" ~ Carl F. Mueller" ~ Darlene Zschech

February 23, 2019
Sermon: "Oversharing the Transfiguration" ~ Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Offertory: "Fairest Lord Jesus" ~ Mary McDonald

February 16, 2020
Sermon: "Touching Our Neighbor" ~ Meg McBride Stuart
Offertory: Gus Farmer, organist

February 9, 2020
Sermon: "Lamplight vs. Starlight" ~ Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Anthem: "God is Our Refuge" ~ Allen Pote

NEW 225th Celebration 1790-2015
Slide Show accompanied by Charles Litaker

Bishop Leeland has asked all United Methodist churches to cancel worship services and other gatherings for the next 30 days to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Worship will continue on FaceBook via live video at 11:00 a.m.
Bible Study, Handbells and Chancel choir practice, and Thursday's Child are also cancelled.

First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church

118 East Morgan Street, Wadesboro, North Carolina, 28170
Church Phone: 704-694-5179
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.

Children's Sunday School

Although we can't meet in the classroom, the Sunday School teachers will provide Bible lessons and activities each Sunday for you to print out and do at home.

Sunday, June 7


Worship by Facebook and Website

Worship in the Chapel June 7

Message: "Not Made to Sit"
     -Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish

Reader: Rev. Heather McIntyre

Worship in Presbyterian Sanctuary June 14

Message: "To Be Determined"
     -Rev. Heather McIntyre

Reader: Krista Herold


Acolyte: David Tamura, Madeline Leavitt, or Luke Crawford
Ushers: Greeters: Nancy Huntley, Claudia Ratliffe
Money Stewards: Corinne Nicholson, Linda Lorbatcher,
     Claudia Ratliffe
Nursery: Carol Beam, Carrie Leavitt,
      Patsy Brasington,Lora Wyatt

Lectionary Readings:
June 7
Psalm 8; II Corinthians 13:11-13
Genesis 1:1-2; Matthew 28:16-20

June 14
Psalm 116;Roman 5:1-8
Genesis 18:1-15; Matthew 9:35-10:8

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.

Wearing a mask protects you and others! Please wear one and be safe.

Opportunities for the Weeks of
June 7-20
June 7
  • NO Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.
  • Worship the Chapel
    Live through Facebook, 10:55 a.m.
June 8
  • Leadership Team, 5:00 p.m.
June 10
  • NO Handbell Choir, 6:30 p.m.
  • NO Chancel Choir, 7:30 p.m.
June 14
  • NO Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.
  • Worship at First Presbyterian
    Live through Facebook, 10:55 a.m.
June 17
  • NO Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.
  • Worship at First Presbyterian
    Live through Facebook, 10:55 a.m.

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.


Anson Singers Concert, December 1, 2019
Anson Singers Christmas Concert, December 2018
Holiday Happenings, December 2018
Anson Singers Spring Concert, April 2018
American Journey, April 2017
Anson Singers' Christmas Concert Dec. 7, 2014
A Song of Hope Benefit Concert, Nov. 2013

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
Sigmon Tripletts
Kum Ba Yah Piano and Organ Duet

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