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Join Us for Worship
Sunday Mornings, 10:00am In-person at First UMC.
Services are Streamed live on our Facebook page. Worship services are then uploaded to our Messages page on this website.

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WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Sundays

Worship Service
10:00am In-person & Live on Facebook
Recorded Services are posted later on YouTube

Wednesdays

Book Study (See info below)
7-8 PM, August 4 - September 8 on Zoom

Prayer & Connections
On hold.

Fridays

Prayer & Connections
On hold.

Saturdays

Saturday Morning Prayer Time
7:30am on Zoom


PASTOR'S SUMMER OFFICE HOURS
Pastor Heather Kattan

  • Mondays at Wesley UMC, 10:00am to 3:00pm, with a lunch break
  • Tuesdays at First UMC, 10:00am to 3:00pm, with a lunch break

ANNOUNCEMENTS

For Both First and Wesley




Visit the Rolling Ridge Retreat Center Facebook page. Click Here.


Men's Breakfast
Attention all men! Join us the last Sunday of each month at 8:00 AM at the IHOP in Framingham Centre for a time of food and fellowship. Our next meeting is Sunday, August 29. Hope to see you there!


PRAYER & CONNECTIONS

Both the Wednesday night and the Friday night Prayer and
Connections Zoom meetings are on hold for now.
But you can join the Wednesday Book Study. See the details below.


NEXT BOOK STUDY!

Join us Wednesday Evenings, 7-8 PM, August 4 - September 8 for our next Book Study:

If You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat

by John Ortberg

Deep within you lies the same faith and longing that sent Peter walking across the wind-swept Sea of Galilee toward Jesus. In what ways is the Lord telling you, as he did Peter, "Come"?

Out on the risky waters of faith, Jesus is waiting to meet you in ways that will change you forever, deepening your character and your trust in God. The experience is terrifying. It's thrilling beyond belief. It's everything you'd expect of someone worthy to be called Lord.

The choice is yours to know him as only a water-walker can, aligning yourself with God's purpose for your life in the process. There's just one requirement: If You Want to Walk on Water, You've Got to Get Out of the Boat.


In this Christianity Today Award-winning read, bestselling author John Ortberg pushes you to take the last step that separates you from the adventure of your life. And, as a result, you will learn to:

  • Recognize God's presence
  • Discern between faith and foolishness
  • Not only expect problems, but field them when they come
  • Reorient your thoughts about failure and see it as an opportunity to grow
  • Wait on the Lord
  • And, ultimately, connect more deeply with God

Books are available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble
(Get the book with the red on the cover, not the all blue.)
Prepare for the first session - read the preface and the first chapter.

Meet us on Zoom!
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81353953654


FAITH IN FOOD COLLABRATIVE

Faith in Food Collaborative is a collaboration between First United Methodist and Wesley United Methodist Churches in Framingham, providing food, toiletries, paper goods and cleaning supplies to those in need north of Rte. 9.nThe First United Methodist church fellowship hall (360 Water Street, Framingham) is open on Fridays from 4:00-6:00pm.

We are a 501C3 (nonprofit). Monetary donations will be accepted for use in purchasing needed items. Make checks payable to First U.M.C. (note Faith in Food) 360 Water St. Framingham, Ma 01701.

Like us on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/groups/877849319449859.

Faith in Food Needs the Following Items
5-pound bags of flour
5-pound bags of sugar
Pasta sauces
Shampoo
Conditioner
Individual rolls of paper towels

Monetary donations.

Dropoff bins are located outside the Hall doors at both churches.
They are checked on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Tuesdays
Fresh produce pickup in the First UMC parking lot.
4:30pm to 6:00pm

Fridays
Faith in Food is open from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
in the First UMC Fellowship Hall.


COVID UPDATE

Going forward masks are optional for those who are fully vaccinated. Those who are not vaccinated are still required to wear masks inside the building.

We will continue to be careful and provide wipes for cleaning and hand sanitizer.