Welcome to the First United Methodist Church Ministries website. This site will give you the necessary information that will help you Commit to Jesus Christ and to continue your process of becoming the image of Jesus; Connect with others by reaching out to God's people; Grow in your faith while learning about the love of Jesus; and Serve by helping the people of God and going into the community in the love of Jesus. We invite you to click around, see what we are about, how we do things and we hope you will find us hospitable to your needs. We have two campuses that are designed to specifically fulfill one's spiritual needs. The Pendleton Campus is the backbone of our ministries with traditional worship at 9am and a blended worship at 11am, which contains contemporary music and traditional elements in a casual atmosphere. Our Ingalls Campus provides blended worship along with music and is instrumental in providing the community with the support it needs. No matter which campus you choose you will find all the necessary tools to continue on your spiritual journey. We hope you will find our site welcoming and informative and we extend the invitation to worship with us. You can locate us HERE! Thank you for visiting and we hope to see you soon.
We are followers of Jesus Christ in the United Methodist way. If you would like to learn more about the United Methodist denomination, our core beliefs, and church history, please click www.unitedmethodistchurch.org or visit the Rethink Church website at www.rethinkchurch.org.
VISION: We believe that God has called us to reach out to the un-churched in our communities inviting them into a relationship with Jesus Christ.
We resolve to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ in such radical ways that it brings transformations to individuals and the community.
We have a vision of communities of faith meeting in various places and worshiping in culturally relevant forms. Also, as members of the Body of Christ, to provide community ministry to and with all people.
We will form Christ-centered alliances, regardless of denominational affiliation, in order to show the love of Jesus Christ.
VALUES: A community to relevant, doctrinally sound, biblical preaching and teaching: We are committed to equipping Christians to follow Christ in every sphere of life. We believe the power of Christ will transform people's lives.
A commitment to prayer: The ministries and activities of this church are characterized be a reliance on prayer in their conception, planning, and execution.
A commitment to lay ministry: This is accomplished through training opportunities and through practices that encourage the use of spiritual gifts, lat initiative, leadership, responsibility, and authority in various ministries of the church.
A commitment to the value of every person: We are committed to all people, just as they are. We value dialog and friendship between people of differing perspectives.
A commitment to the Holy Spirit: We are committed to God's guidance in our midst, and reliant upon empowerment by the Holy Spirit to accomplish the work of the church.
A commitment to growth: We believe that Christ's message of love should be shared with everyone.
A commitment to the mission: Everything we do is driven by the mission. If it doesn't fit the mission, we don't do it. Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the World.
-United Methodists believe in The Triune God-head (Father, Son and Holy Ghost).