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First United Methodist Church
Wadesboro, North Carolina

- August 20, 2017

- August 27, 2017
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Please note that no videos will be recorded while we worship in the Chapel this summer. Recording will resume in September.

Worship Service May 28, 2017
Sermon ~ "Scheduling Problems"
Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Offertory ~ Gus Farmer, organisit, and Gail Litaker, pianist

Worship Service May 14, 2017
Sermon ~ "Belonging to Jesus"
Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Anthem ~ "For the Beauty of the Earth"
Chancel Choir

Worship Service May 17, 2017
Sermon ~ "To What Church Would Jesus Belong?"
Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish Anthem ~ "The King of Love, My Shepherd Is" ~ Chancel Choir

Service April 30, 2017
Sermon ~ "Jesus, the Stranger, Guest and Host"
Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish
Anthem ~ "That Easter Day with Joy was Bright" ~ 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 Chapel, August 13

Message: ““I Am the True Vine”
-Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish

Reader: Sandy Bruney

Music: How Firm a Foundation; Amazing Grace; Here I Am, Lord

Worship in the Sanctuary, August 20

Message: “Change Your Mind, But Keep the Change”
-Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish

Reader: Becky Dill

Music: Great is Thy Faithfulness; Standing on the Promises; My Hope is Built

Worship in the Sanctuary, August 27

Message: ““Guess Who?”
-Rev. Dr. Sarah B. Kalish

Reader: Bill Capel

Music: Forward Through the Ages; A Charge to Keep I Have; Lift High the Cross


Acolytes: David and Andrew Tamura
Ushers: Elwood Greene, Randy Tarlton
Greeters: Pam & Walter Turner, Nancy Huntley
Money Stewards: : Patsy Brasington, Sandy Bruney, Pat Forbes
Close Church: Elwood Greene, Randy Tarlton

Opportunities for the Next Weeks
August 12-31, 2017
August 13
  • Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.
  • Worship in the Chapel,
    10:30 a.m
August 14
  • Leadership Team, 5:30 p.m.
August 18
  • Office Closed
August 20
  • Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.
  • Worship in the Chapel,
    10:30 a.m.
August 21-25
  • Office Closed this week
August 27
  • Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.
  • Worship in the Chapel,
    10:30 a.m.
August 30
  • Chancel Choir starts back

Lectionary Readings:
August 13
Psalm 105; Genesis 37:1-28
Romans 10:5-15; Matthew 14:22-33

August 20
Psalm 133; Genesis 45:1-15
Romans 11:1-2,29-32, Matthew 15:21-28

August 27
Psalm 124; Exodus 1:8-2:10
Romans 12:1-8, Matthew 16:13-20

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.


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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