New Advent Small Group!

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Light of the World Advent Study on  Sundays at 9:30 am This Advent lets take a deep dive into the history of the birth of Christ. Join us on Sunday mornings starting December 1 at 9:30 am.  Advent is not only the perfect time to read the story of the birth of Jesus; it’s also a great time to dive … Read More

Hanging of the Greens

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It may seem early, but we are getting into the holiday season and Hanging of the Greens (adorning our sanctuary for the Christmas season) is coming soon. On Saturday, November 30, we will start the day with a pancake breakfast at 9:00 am.  The Worship team will supply the pancakes and butter and those who choose to come will bring … Read More

Immunization Clinic

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We have our regular free immunization clinic on Tuesday November 19 @ 5:00 pm.  Let your neighbors know about these free vaccines and we always need help!

Living Gift Market

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Looking for alternative gifts, or gifts that make a difference?  Join us on Nov 17 for this special gift market to share the message of Christmas with those you love.  Stay after worship or just come to join us for this special opportunity.

Join the Pastor’s Bible Study!

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Join us for the Pastors Bible Study every Wednesday at 7 pm! We will explore a number of different topics, beginning with a survey of the gospel of Luke. Please join us next Wednesday as we meet Jesus of Nazareth once again, as presented by the physician and companion to the Apostle Paul—Luke.

Beans and Greens Potluck!

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Join us Sunday October 20 after church and bring your favorite beans or greens!  We will provide corn bread and it promises to be so much fun! Who doesn’t love a potluck!

Boundless Compassion

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Join us Sundays Starting Oct 13 @ 9:30 am!  The Gospels are insistent: be compassionate. But they do not tell us how to get there. Joyce Rupp in her book Boundless Compassion gives us a program and a process on how to develop a compassionate consciousness and find the behaviors that embody it. Oct. 13 – Nov. 24, 2019 Sunday, … Read More

PIP Days

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It’s not too late to sign up for PIP days! The sign up sheet is in the Narthex, opposite the coffee & snacks table. PIP Days are Friday September 27th & 28th, and Friday, October 4th & 5th. We will meet at 1st United Methodist Church at 8:00 am on all days. Thank you for doing something good for our … Read More

Unapologetic Books

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The current sermon series “Unapologetic: How Christianity Makes Sense of Our Lives” is based on the book “Unapologetic: Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense”  by Francis Spufford. Jane has paper copies available for $13. You can also download it for free if you have Amazon Unlimited.

Help at Smith Elementary

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Smith Elementary Mentoring, Sept 17 @ 9:00 am For those interested in working with kids at Smith, The Mentor Training will be at the school (1010 Big Stone Gap) on Tuesday Sept. 17 at 9:00- 11:30. If you are interested in tutoring a first-grader in reading, contract Chris Dodge at cdodge22@ yahoo.com.