Hi, Friends.

 

We are finding creative ways to be in service during this time of sheltering in place. You can help, too.

* We are keeping our Food Pantry open with curbside service, Tuesdays 8:30am-11:30am.

     * You can drive by during Food Pantry hours with donations or your financial gift to the Church.

     * If you are in need, you can receive food, household products, and hygiene items.

* We are reaching out with phone calls, emails, and texts to check on people's well-being and needs.

     * Who do you need to check on? Ask if they need food or medicine. Say a pray or have a laugh.

* We are mailing cards and letters to break through the feelings of isolation.

     * Who can you send a card, letter, or thank you note?

* We are ramping up our prayer lives.

     * Where is your place of prayer? When are you setting time aside for prayer? Who needs your prayers?

* Some are using their unique talents to make masks, share music videos, and create inspiring videos.

     * Use the unique gifts, skills, and talents, that God has given you to serve another.

* We continue to connect through our online Worship Service, Sundays 9:15am & 10:45am, www.facebook.com/festusumc.

     * Join us for interactive worship and invite others into the conversation.

     * If you are ready for worship in the sanctuary with restrictions, visit www.festusumc.org/worship.

Peace and healing to you!

We look forward to in person service opportunities returning asasp (as soon as safely possible)!

First United,

Pastor Tish

We do not exist

simply for ourselves!

We exist to bring the love of Jesus Christ into the world in tangible ways. It is a primary focus that we make a real difference in our community and in our world.

 

Our service includes:

   * Open Food Pantry - Tuesdays 8:30am - 11:30am

   * Distribute School Supplies for those needing help

   * Provide Christmas Gifts/Baskets for 75+ families

   * Present a Free Christmas Musical Extravaganza

   * Serve Free Breakfasts for Twin City Days/WinterFest

   * Serve as a Polling Place for our community

   * Support the salary for a Pastor in Mozambique

 

During weekend worship there are

opportunities for you to serve in:

   * Kids Ministry

   * Kitchen Crew

   * Audio/Visual Team

   * Greeters & Ushers

   * Liturgist   

   * Music Ministry

Contact the office to see

how YOU can serve, too!

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Safe, and secure e-giving is provided

through tithe.ly for your convenience.

Serving in the Food Pantry

Curbside Food Pantry service

Sunday communion

Serving communion in worship

Alter flowers

Altar flowers provided by The Flower Patch

Leap Conference 2020

Our Youth packing food for distribution

Christmas Choir Rehearsal

Rehearsing the Christmas Concert Choir

Christmas Baskets

Preparing Christmas Meals for those in need

Fruit Baskets

Fundraising Fruit Baskets for Christmas

Food Pantry workers

Our Food Pantry Workers

kitchen ministry

Kitchen ministry

serving our kids

Summer Camp for our kids

packing meals

Packing meals

packing 20,000 meals

20,000 meals for Haiti

packing meals

Everybody helps!

preparing for Christmas worship

Preparing the Sanctuary for Christmas Worship

First United Methodist Church - Festus/Crystal City

113 Grand Avenue, Festus, Missouri 63028

636.937.6205  ~  Rev. Tish Green