We believe that living a life inspired by God's love compels us to offer help, hope, and healing to those looking for more meaning in their lives.
“First United Methodist Church Elgin is a joyful place to call your spiritual home. A place to worship, pray, serve, learn, teach and to love and be loved . . . . . . a
“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.”
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
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
Disciples to transform the world? One of the consequences at the parsonage after our Wednesday Bible Study (WBS) has been the lively discussions around our dinner table. This week it was the topic of hell as the fiery place of
Church Mailbox July 27, 2016 PASTOR BLANCO WANTS TO INVITE YOU TO READ THE BOOK OF ACTS DURING THE SUMMER WITH HIM. THE SERMONS WILL COVER ACTS 1-9. This Sunday, July 31st, the sermon scripture will be Acts
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Each year, the First United Methodist Church Foundation Committee offers financial assistance to United Methodist students pursuing higher education through its Scholarship Program. Scholarships are awarded to both graduating high students and current higher education students. This year, theRead more
It cleanses, nourishes, redeems, and heals. It is symbolic and significant in our lives and in our faith. The blessing of water is God’s gift to us, and its abundant presence in our world is a constant reminder of ourRead more
(See enclosed video) Another successful Vacation Bible School was held at the First United Methodist Church in Elgin, Texas, July 11-15, 2016. The average attendance each day was approximately 90 children, ages 3 to 12. The children participated in aRead more
We have created a photo pilgrimage that includes crosses from United Methodist locations around the world. The images were taken by United Methodist News Service photographers and photographers from various United Methodist conferences. Take a moment to watch, reflect, andRead more
Celebrations of Church Life . . . . .
A time to observe and engage in the joys, events, fellowship and stories of First United Methodist Church Elgin. Making Faith Real ! !