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First United Methodist Church
Wadesboro, North Carolina

- August 2, 2020
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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.

From the Bishop

Updated Guidelines for In-Person Worship & Ministry During COVID-19:
As faithful disciples of Jesus Christ in the midst of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we remain committed to our Biblical mandate to "love our neighbors as ourselves" and our Wesleyan call to “do no harm.” In doing so, we seek ways to engage faithfully in worship, study, and ministry while ensuring the health and safety of our members and communities. We do not recommend returning to indoor worship at this time. Continue hosting online, drive-in, or outdoor worship services while following CDC, state and local guidelines, including handwashing, wearing masks, and observing physical distancing rules.

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


Watch videos of past services on YouTube

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

Worship by Facebook and Website

First United Methodist Church Facebook

First Presbyterian Church Facebook

Worship in the Chapel August 2

Bulletin for August 2

Message: "The Real Story"
Matthew 14:13-21 (NRSV) Communion
     -Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish

Reader: Rev. Heather McIntyre

Worship in Presbyterian Sanctuary August 9

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

Reader: Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish


Acolyte: David Tamura, Madeline Leavitt, Luke Crawford
Ushers: Elwood Greene, Randy Tarlton
Greeters: Elizabeth Presson family
Money Stewards: Patsy and Benjy Brasingtopn, Sandy Bruney
Close Church: Elwood Greene, Randy Tarlton

Children's Sunday School July 5

Bible Story

Puzzle (Preschool )

Puzzle (Younger Elementary)

Family Faith Devotional

Opportunities for the Weeks of
August 2-15
Aug 2
  • NO Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.
  • Worship the Chapel
    Live through Facebook, 11:00 a.m.
Aug 5
  • NO Handbell Choir, 6:30 p.m.
  • NO Chancel Choir, 7:30 p.m.
Aug 9
  • Life Line Screening all day
    (Fellowship hall)
Aug 9
  • NO Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.
  • Worship at First Presbyterian
    Live through Facebook, 11:00 a.m.
Aug 12
  • NO Handbell Choir, 6:30 p.m.
  • NO Chancel Choir, 7:30 p.m.

Lectionary Readings:

Aug 2
Psalm 17; Romans 9:1-5
Genesis 32:22-31; Matthew 14:13-21

Aug 9
Psalm 105; Romans 10:5-15
Genesis 37:1-28; Matthew 14:22-23

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.

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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