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FUMC Bristol Newsletter July 20th-July 26th, 2017

Your Weekly Church E-Newsletter First United Methodist Church Bristol, Tennessee Your Weekly E-Newsletter and Events Schedule Send out your light and your truth; let them guide me. Let them lead me to your holy mountain, to the place where you live. There I will go to the altar of God, to God — the source […]

FUMC Bristol Newsletter July 13th-July 19th, 2017

Your Weekly Church E-Newsletter First United Methodist Church Bristol, Tennessee Your Weekly E-Newsletter and Events Schedule What joy for those you choose to bring near, those who live in your holy courts. What festivities await us inside your holy Temple.                                             Psalm 65:4 NASB     Visit Our Website  http://www.fumcbristol.org/   Genesis 25: 19-34 One Against […]

FUMC Bristol Newsletter July 6th-July 12th, 2017

Your Weekly Church E-Newsletter First United Methodist Church Bristol, Tennessee Your Weekly E-Newsletter and Events Schedule O magnify the LORD with me, And let us exalt His name together.                                             Psalm 34:3 NASB     Visit Our Website  http://www.fumcbristol.org/ Text: Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 Title: Surprise! Pastor Brandon Berg July 9, 2017    Sunday’s Feed The […]

FUMC Bristol Newsletter June 29th-July 5th, 2017

First United Methodist Church Bristol, Tennessee Your Weekly E-Newsletter and Events Schedule Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty.                                             Psalm 91:1    Visit Our Website  http://www.fumcbristol.org/   “Hello”  Matthew 10: 40-42    Pastor Brandon Berg  Sunday, July 2    Sunday’s Feed The Hungry Offering Our “Feed […]

FUMC Bristol Newsletter June 22nd-June 28th, 2017

First United Methodist Church Bristol, Tennessee Your Weekly E-Newsletter and Events Schedule I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.” Psalm 122:1 NLT   Visit Our Website  http://www.fumcbristol.org/   Sunday, June 25    Finding A Welcome Matthew 19:13-15   Rev. Mike Teague      Sunday’s Feed The Hungry Offering […]

FUMC Bristol Newsletter June 15th-June 21st, 2017

Your Weekly Church E-Newsletter First United Methodist Church Bristol, Tennessee Your Weekly E-Newsletter and Events Schedule Michelle McKinnon-Young Pastor of First United Methodist Church July 6, 2014 through June 11, 2017   Thanking God Every Time We Remember You . . .   Visit Our Website  http://www.fumcbristol.org/ Celebrating Father’s Day  Sunday, June 16: “Is That […]

FUMC Bristol Newsletter June 8th-June 14th, 2017

Your Weekly Church E-Newsletter First United Methodist Church Bristol, Tennessee Your Weekly E-Newsletter and Events Schedule     Celebrating Pentecost Sunday With a Psalm of Praise   Visit Our Website  http://www.fumcbristol.org/ A Farewell Sermon “Remembering and Rejoicing” ~Philippians 1: 1-24   Last Sunday, after the children helped Dr. Gorrell ring the bell to call everyone to worship, they joined the […]

FUMC Bristol Newsletter June 1st-June 7th, 2017

First United Methodist Church Bristol, Tennessee Your Weekly E-Newsletter and Events Schedule     Visit Our Website  http://www.fumcbristol.org/ Ed Guzman Not so long ago, we were standing at high profile tomb celebrating the fact it was empty.  Today marks the 50th day or the 7th Sunday after that first Easter miracle.  In Christian vernacular, it’s […]

FUMC Bristol Newsletter May 25th-May 31st, 2017

Your Weekly Church E-Newsletter First United Methodist Church Bristol, Tennessee Your Weekly E-Newsletter and Events Schedule     Visit Our Website  http://www.fumcbristol.org/ Vital Congregation Sermon Series Week 5: The Necessity of Small Group Ministry      Vital Congregation Series Drivers of Vital Churches   (using Scripture, Denominational Statistics and Personal Interviews to tell the story) […]

FUMC Bristol Newsletter May 18th-May24th, 2017

Your Weekly Church E-Newsletter First United Methodist Church Bristol, Tennessee Your Weekly E-Newsletter and Events Schedule Worship and the Arts at First UMC Where artistic expressions of faith are welcome and enhance our common worship!   Visit Our Website  http://www.fumcbristol.org/ Vital Congregation Sermon Series What would it be like if we abandoned the church and […]

FUMC Bristol Newsletter May 11th-May17th, 2017

First United Methodist Church Bristol, Tennessee Your Weekly E-Newsletter and Events Schedule     Visit Our Website  http://www.fumcbristol.org/ Vital Congregation Sermon Series Mother Nature is an incredible teacher. All around us, life lessons unfold in the majesty, mystery and intricacy of creation.  The more we study nature, the rhythm and natural order about it is […]

FUMC Bristol Newsletter May 4th-May10th, 2017

First United Methodist Church Bristol, Tennessee Your Weekly E-Newsletter and Events Schedule     Visit Our Website  http://www.fumcbristol.org/ Vital Congregation Sermon Series This Sunday, we continue with week two of an important sermon series on what it takes for the 21st Century Church to become and sustain relevance viability with its own folks and the […]

FUMC Bristol Newsletter April 27th-May3rd, 2017

First United Methodist Church Bristol, Tennessee Your Weekly E-Newsletter and Events Schedule Visit Our Website  http://www.fumcbristol.org/ The future of the UMC and its sustainability (based on denominational and national trends/statistics) are not encouraging. Some denominational leaders refer to these trends as a ‘death tsunami’. But this need not be IF the denomination and local congregations […]

FUMC Bristol Newsletter April 13-19th, 2017

Your Weekly Church E-Newsletter First United Methodist Church Bristol, Tennessee Your Weekly E-Newsletter and Events Schedule photo by Julie Blanton Visit Our Website  http://www.fumcbristol.org/           “Giving Up Death!?”                 Easter Sunday April 16th, 2017 Maundy Thursday Service      April 13, 2017    7:00 p.m   […]