Welcome Eric

Welcome, Eric Everett and family!  The Staff Parish Relations Committee is delighted to welcome Eric Everett to our staff as Director of Children and Youth Ministries, effective August 12.  Eric will complete a certification in Youth Ministries at Perkins School of Theology in December.  He has extensive experience in both

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Preschool Openings

Good News! A couple of last minute openings in the 3’s and 4’s classes have become available!!  If you know someone who is looking for a loving, caring and Christian environment for their child to learn and grow, please call the Church Office at 480-892-9166.  Spread the word! Take a 

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Promotion Sunday

Promotion Sunday is Sunday June 16.   This is  when all Sunday School Children AND Youth start going to the grade that they will be in for the 2013/2014 School Year. I know it might seem odd to see your little one that just graduated from Kindergarten to be going

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SunSplash 2013

Friday, June 14    1:00 – 6:00 pm All new Junior High, Senior High youth, 2013 graduates, and their friends.   Don’t miss out on this awesome day in the sun for only $20 per person Make sure to RSVP back to the Church by Wednesday June 12 and to

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Michael Stephenson Memorial

Friends of First United Methodist Church, It has been a difficult week for our church family, and we are trying to be sure that all persons who call this church home have heard our sad news.  Michael Stephenson, Director of Children and Youth Ministries at First UMC, fell and sustained

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Aloha Pastor Eve

Effective July 1, 2013 Rev. Eve Williams will assume the role of Associate Pastor at Paradise Valley United Methodist Church. We are very proud of Rev. Williams and know that her many gifts and talents will be deepened through her new assignment. Rev.  Williams is much loved by our congregation

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Summer Volleyball Progams

Summer is right around the corner and that means church volleyball. First United Methodist Church of Gilbert has traditionally done a great job participating and promoting the summer volleyball programs. Let’s make sure that 2013 is no exception!! The following leagues will be organized: Jr. High – team members must

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Kinder Prep Pre-Literacy Program

  New Directions Institute for Infant Brain development and First Things First are presenting a FREE 3-part series of parent-child interactive workshops for children from 3-5 years old.  Sessions focus on inexpensive, at home activities known to encourage brain development and help prepare a child’s brain for success in school. These workshops are for

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Hurricane Relief Mission Project

The Desert Southwest Conference will send a work team to travel to New Jersey tentatively on April 6-13, 2013 to help with the recovery from Hurricane Sandy.  The work is expected to include removing and/or installing wall board, flooring or roofing.  Special skills are not required, but some experience in home repairs and maintenance

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Spring Camping Trip

            All Church Spring Camping Trip will be April 19-21st at the Ponderosa Campground, north of Payson.  Campsites will be available for tent camping as well as campers and trailers.  The cost for the tent sites will be about $25, with the camper and trailer

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