First United Methodist Church
Monday, June 18, 2018
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Four Churches Serving One Lord


  Four Methodist Churches will be gathering together for Lenten services (First UMC, La Trinidad UMC, Wesley-Harper UMC and Clear Springs Initiative) starting on Ash Wednesday through Maundy Thursday. Please see the schedule below and make plans to attend.

Lenten Worship Schedule

All services will begin at 7:00 p.m.

February 14 at First UMC Sanctuary, Rev. Abraham Ramirez preaching
February 21 at La Trinidad UMC, Rev. Cathe Evins preaching
February 28 at Wesley-Harper UMC, Rev. Rudy Herrera preaching
March 7 at First UMC (Heirholzer Hall), Rev. John Meande preaching
March 14 at La Trinidad UMC, Reev. C.J. Tillinghast preaching
March 21 at Wesley-Harper UMC, Rev. Ron Welborn preaching


March 25:      Palm Sunday

                       Traditional Worship @ 8 & 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary

                       Seasons Contemporary Worship @ 10:30 a.m. in the CLC

                       (Children will process with palms at all services.)


March 29:      Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Service

                       7 p.m. in the Sanctuary


March 30       Good Friday Worship

                       7 pm. in the Sanctuary

                       Choir Cantata presented by the Chancel Choir


April 1:          Easter Sunday

                       6:45 a.m. Sunrise service by the youth

                       7:15 a.m. Biscuit and sausage breakfast in the CLC

                       Traditional Worship in Sanctuary @ 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

                       Seasons Contemporary Worship @ 10:30 a.m. in the CLC

                       Easter Egg Hunt @ 9:40 a.m. for pre-K through 5th grade


You are invited to visit our Prayer Wall


     Jesus talked with his followers on a hillside one day.  He told them that they didn’t need fancy words or formulas for prayer.  He reminded them-and he reminds us that God already knows what we need.  There on that hillside Jesus taught his followers a simple prayer.

     Part of that prayer is a petition to God: “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.”  Forgiveness will be our focus during this Lenten Season.

     We will have a prayer wall set up in our Christian Life Center.  You are invited to leave a prayer tucked in one of the many cracks and crevices you’ll find there.  Feel free to leave a prayer before or after worship, during Sunday School, or whenever the Spirit moves you.  There is more than enough room on the wall for all of our trespasses.

     Jesus taught the people to say:  “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.”

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