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This Sunday

“Whether you are a long-time resident, new in the area or just passing through, we encourage you to come as you are, prepared to worship God through band-driven music, prayer, and the study of God’s Word.”         

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About Us

First United Methodist Church Elgin, strives to be an open and welcoming congregation, while developing relationships with the broader community in order to show the love of Jesus Christ to others.  The United Methodist Church is known for having “open

Daily DEvotionl

Daily Devotional

Preparing your heart and mind each week is a powerful way to hear the voice of the Holy Spirit.  Each day you can find a daily devotional that will help cultivate your heart for how God is seeking to change your

REad Bible Online

Read The Bible Online

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) of the Bible The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) of the Christian Bible is an English translation released in 1989. It is an updated revision of the Revised Standard Version, which was itself an update of the American Standard Version.

Church Mail

Weekly Mail Box

Church Connect    OCTOBER 7, 2015   Pastor Robert will continue the study of the Gospel of Mark Wednesday night at 6:30 pm in the Sanctuary. Holy Communion will be served at 6:15 pm.        THE BIG BAZAAR AND

The Life of First United Methodist

  • Safe Trick or Treat Trail

    Safe Trick or Treat Trail

    First United Methodist Church will participate in the 15th Annual Safe Trick or Treat Trail, held on Friday, October 31, 2015, in Veterans Memorial Park …Read More »
  • Electronic Giving

    Electronic Giving

    As a member of First United Methodist church, you have another way to make electronic giving work for you. With the Joyfully2UMC giving app, you …Read More »
  • October Newsletter

    October Newsletter

    The October 2015 Newsletter is now available. For your convenience, you can read previous months newsletters by going to the NEWS AND EVENTS tab at …Read More »
  • Wesley Nurse October Newsletter

    Wesley Nurse October Newsletter

    Pink Party After-Party News – –  “Early detection saves lives” was the focus of the Pink Party held on September 17, 2015, at the Frontier …Read More »

“Making Faith Real!”

  • Big Bazaar and Chili Cook-Off

    Big Bazaar and Chili Cook-Off

    The annual Big Bazaar and Chili Cook-Off for 2015 was held Saturday, October 10.  From the beginning to the end, it was considered a success …Read More »
  • A Matter of Balance Class

    A Matter of Balance Class

    Beginning Monday, Oct. 5th and every Monday and Wednesday for 4 weeks the First United Methodist Church Elgin, will hold special “A Matter of Balance” …Read More »
  • The New Youth Group

    The New Youth Group

    Come join us every Sunday 5:00 to 6:30 pm for dinner, games, bible talk, life lessons, and new friends! The newly redesigned youth group includes …Read More »
  • Line Dancing 101

    Line Dancing 101

    You are invited to join the Line Dancing class, beginning July 21, 2015 at 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Elgin FUMC’s Fellowship Hall. Classes will be …Read More »

Celebrations of Church Life

The Wesleyan Quadrilateral     ~   Blessings Flow at River Church     ~  The Bubba Crocker Bake-Off Awards Presentation  

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