love saying

We love because he first loved us.

In response to a question about which commandment was greatest, Jesus responded, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.  This is the greatest and first commandment.”  (Mt 22:37) But how do we, who are so weak,

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Kingdom of God

What does the kingdom cost??

Sunday we completed a four week message series on the Kingdom of God, as we talked together about the cost.  For the rich man, who had a heart for God and a fervent desire for eternal, abundant life, the cost was his “stuff” and his money.  Jesus did not judge

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Church Orchestra

    After several years of pre-planning, the time has come to form an instrumental ensemble.  There are MANY people in the church who have experience playing wind, brass, percussion, and string instruments and plan to give them an opportunity to use their gifts.  The initial plan is to meet

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Foundational Beliefs

Foundational Beliefs Questionnaire If you did not have an opportunity to turn in the questionnaire found in the church bulletin on Sunday, August 25,  you may access it here  (you will need to print it and then fill it out) or pick up a copy in the church lobby or

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Cub Scout Pack 88

Cub Scout Pack 88, sponsored by the 1st United Methodist of Gilbert, is looking for boys who are in the first, second, third, and fourth grades.  We have an exciting year-round program – lots of fun and educational year-round activities and a great school year planned. Questions?  Interested?  Come to

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bottled water

Bottled Water Drive

  The Missions Committee is collecting cases of bottled water for the Watkins Homeless Shelter during the month of August. You may place your donations by the Missions shelves in the activity center entryway on Sunday mornings or bring them to the church office   during the week.

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