Food For The Journey

Our new Wednesday night ministry, Food For the Journey, continues on a weekly basis starting at 5:45 with a bring-your-own meal. Our Bible studies will be for all ages and will replace what we typically have done on Sunday mornings.

All Are Welcome

The Mission of the First United Methodist Church is: To be a caring body of Christ To teach and encourage one another in Christian love To stimulate spiritual growth within our congregation and the community To spread the word of Christ, To be accountable Practice what we preach To put into one small package we:  … [Read more…]

Pastor Brian’s Update 10/25/2018

Hey Rome 1st UMC Family,   I hope your week is treating you well. Sunday is almost upon us and I’d like your help with worship. We have gotten to the part of the Lord’s Prayer that says, “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” There is a lot to … [Read more…]

Pastor Brian’s Update 9/22/2018

Dear Rome 1st UMC family, I hope your week is going well. I want to tell you two stories of great teamwork! First, Food For the Journey went very well this week. We had about 30 people come and eat, worship, and learn Wednesday night. Deb and Tom Weiss came early to set up. Deb … [Read more…]

Pastor Brian’s Update 9/13/2018

Dear Rome 1st UMC family, I hope your week is going well. We have a lot going on at Rome 1st so I’ll get right to it: Ed Corr: It is with sadness that I report that long-time member Ed Corr died Thursday morning. He suffered a stroke Sunday evening from which he didn’t recover. … [Read more…]

Pastor Brian’s Update 9/8/2018

Hey Rome 1st UMC Family, I hope you are well. Just in case you forgot, WE WILL WORSHIP AT 10:45 a.m. STARTING THIS SUNDAY! You got that, right? Haha. Good. Although, if you show up at 10 a.m., you can get started on some prayer. Or join the choir. Wherever the Spirit leads. Also this … [Read more…]

Pastor Brian’s Update 8/30/2018

    I am excited about what has been brewing here at church. We are working on planning for our upcoming Wednesday night experience, which is called Food For the Journey. We will begin this ministry Sept. 19 and hold it every Wednesday. It will begin at 5:45 p.m. with a community meal, with a time … [Read more…]

Pastor Brian’s Update 7/12/2018

Good afternoon Rome 1st UMC family, I hope all is well with you. I want to encourage you today. God loves you no matter your situation, no matter your status in life – or lack thereof, no matter where you find yourself. You are made in the image of God. God desires to be close … [Read more…]

Pastor Brian’s Update 7/7/2018

Good day, Rome 1st UMC Family!   I want to give a big thanks to everyone who helped in any way to make our annual community picnic a success. There were so many people who put in time, effort, money, and skill to make this happen. We had plenty of good food. We had some … [Read more…]

Good times at our Neighborhood Picnic

Now with Pictures!!!  On Saturday the 28th we held a Neighborhood picnic on the front and side lawns of the Church from 11am til 2pm.  It was open to anyone and everyone. We had games for the kids (old and young) as well as music provided by our own Praise Band and Pastor Brian and … [Read more…]

Pastor Brians update 6/28/2018

Good afternoon, Rome 1st UMC family,       I hope all is well with you. I ask that you be in prayer for the family and loved ones of Pastor Tom Hast. He was the pastor of Bartlett Baptist and Oneida Baptist churches. He died after being struck by a car earlier this week. He … [Read more…]