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First United Methodist Church
Wadesboro, North Carolina

- February 16, 2020

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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

February 2, 2020
Sermon: "Christianity 101" ~ Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Anthem: "Be Thou My Vision" ~ Gwyneth Walker

January 26, 2020
Sermon: "Healing Divisions Over Dinner ~ Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Anthem: "Shout to the Lord" ~ Darlene Zschech

January 19, 2019
Sermon: "Jesus and Airbnb" ~ Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Offertory: "Ye Servants of God" ~ David Halls

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.

Worship in the Sanctuary February 16

Message: "Touching Our neighbor"
     -Meg McBride Stuartt

Reader: Sandy Bruney

Music: The Church’s One Foundation
Forward Through the Ages
Christ for all the World to Sing

Worship in the Sanctuary February 23

Message: "Oversharing Transfiguration"
     -Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish

Reader: Sue Burr

Music: Praise to the Lord
The God of Abraham Praise
I Stand Amazed in the Presence


Acolyte: David Tamura, Madeline Leavitt, Luke Crawford
Ushers: David Runkle, Richard Tamura
      Cory Smith, Justin Williams
Greeters: Patsy and Benjy Brasington, Sandy Bruney
Money Stewards:Patsy and Benjy Brasington, Sandy Bruney
Nursery: Carol Beam, Carrie Leavitt, Patsy Brasington, Lora Wyatt

Lectionary Readings:
February 16
Psalm 119; I Corinthians 3:1-9
Deut 30:15-20; Matthew 5:21-37

February 23
Psalm 99; Exodus 24:12-18
2 Peter 1:16-21; Matthew 17:1-9

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.

Opportunities for the Weeks of
Feb. 16-29
Feb. 16
  • Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.
  • Worship in the Sanctuary
    with Meg McBrice Stuart, 10:55 a.m.
Feb. 17
  • Office closed for Presidents' Day
Feb. 18
  • NO Anson Singers
  • Handbell Choir, 6:30 p.m.
  • Chancel Choir 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 20
  • Thursday's Child, 4:00 p.m.
Feb. 23
  • Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.
  • Worship in the Sanctuary, 10:55 a.m.
Feb. 24
  • Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.
Feb. 25
  • Anson Singers, 7:00 p.m.
Feb. 26
  • Ash Wednesday Service, 7:00 p.m.
Feb. 27
  • Thursday's Child, 4:00 p.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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