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First United Methodist Church
Wadesboro, North Carolina

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Worship Service April 23, 2017
Sermon ~ "Surprise by Jesus"
Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Offertory ~ Gus Farmer

Worship Service April 16, 2017
Easter Sunday
Sermon ~ "No Memorial Needed"
Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Anthem ~ "Christ is Risen! Alleluia"
Chancel Choir

Worship Service April 9, 2017
Palm/Passion Sunday Sermon ~ "Kings, Colts, Crowds,
Cloaks and Kenosis"
Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish

Service April 2, 2017
Sermon ~ "Just Trust Me"
Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Anthem ~ "Be at Peace" ~ Chancel Choir

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, April 23rd

Message: “Surprise by Jesus”

-Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish

Reader: Bill Capel

Music: Easter People, Raise your Voices; We Walk by Faith; The Day of Resurrection


Acolytes: David and Andrew Tamura
Ushers: Elwood Greene, Eric Forbes ,
     Cory Smith, Justin Williams
Greeters: Sandy Bruney, Lucy Little
     Selene Hardison, Pat Frost
Money Stewards:Georgia maner, Carol Beam,
     Barry James
Close Church: Elwood Greene, Randy Tarlton

Opportunities for the Next Week
April 22-29, 2017
Apri 23
  • Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.
  • Worship in the Sanctuary,
    10:55 a.m.
April 24
  • Bible Study starts, 10:30 a.m.
April 25
  • Anson Singers, 7:00 p.m.
April 26
  • Handbells, 6:30 p.m.
  • Chancel Choir, 7:30 p.m.
April 27
  • Thursday's Child, 4:00 p.m.
  • NETworX starts, 5:30 p.m.
April 28
  • Open Doors Trike-a-thon, 10:00 a.m.
April 29
  • District UMW Prayer Breakfast (Asheboro, NC)

Lectionary Readings:
April 23
Psalm 16; I Peter 1:3-9
Acts 2:14, 22-23; John 20:19-31

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.

April 9 – April 16

April 9, Palm Sunday–Beginning of Holy Week

April 10 – April 14:
Interchurch Council Holy Week
Services, 12:05 p.m. with lunch following:
Monday, April 10 – First United Methodist
Tuesday, April 11 – First Baptist
Wednesday, April 12 – First Presbyterian
Good Friday, April 14 – Calvary Episcopal

April 13, 7:00 p.m. – Maundy Thursday –
First United Methodist. This is a joint service of First United Methodist Church and First Presbyterian Church.

April 16, Easter Sunday
7:00 a.m.–Sunrise Service, Presbyterian Gardens
10:55 a.m.–First UMC–Celebration of the Resurrection

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

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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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