Russellville First UMC Confirmands

 

 

Confirmation 2Russellville First UMC celebrated confirmation on Sunday, June 23, 2013.

 

Children’s Minister Scarlette Studdard explains that Russellville First UMC had a fantastic group of confirmands this year. There were twelve students who completed the confirmation process. They were a rambunctious and high-energy group but they were very serious about learning more about their faith.

 

Studdard adds, “I am very excited for our youth group, our church, and our community because of the deep questions our confirmands had — questions that demonstrated their belief in Christ and their desire to learn more. But what was even more exciting was how their questions were focused around how to share their belief with others around them.”

 

What made this confirmation class unique was that of the 12 confirmands, there were not 1, not 2, but 3 sets of twins. Half of the confirmation class were twins! While each confirmation group is special, we think this group just had distinctiveness!

Shepherd’s Table July 7th

Shepherds Table tomorrow 12:30. Ministry Center behind First Methodist Church, Russellville. Would love to have you join us for free meal, music, fellowship and both adult and children’s devotions. Free groceries available. Always need servers. If you would like to … Continue reading

Confirmation Group Picture


Confirmation 1 

Levi Crittenden, Lexi criittenden, Emma Dempsey, Gracie Dempsey, Katie Dempsey, Blaise Murray, Blake Murray, Lauren Rogers, Will Rogers, Will Rushing, Cady Studdard, Meg Sornberger

Church Directory Online

Our new website is up and running, and one new features is the church directory. At the top of the home page is a link marked Directory. Visitors to our website will currently see members names and pictures. Additional information such as addresses, phone numbers, emails, birthdays, and anniversaries are available when you log in.

Any information field can be “Public”, “Private”, or “Unlisted”. This means your name, picture, or any other field can made public if you want anyone to see it. It can be made private which means only members who are logged in can see it. It can be made unlisted and only system administrators can see it.

We need lots of pictures. A picture from a cell phone will be fine. Send your pics and requests for “user names” to RussellvilleFUMC@gmail.com. When you get a user name and login you can advise of any necessary additions or changes to your information. Thanks for your help in completing the directory

Help Beat the Summer Heat!

Our Sanctuary air conditioners have served us well since the mid-nineties, but all good things must come to an end. After investigating our alternatives the board of trustees has decided that a complete replacement is the best long term solution. The new cooling units will cost 38% less to operate, and the new furnaces will cost about 5% less to operate. We have been spending money on repairs to the existing units for the past several years. Current repairs would cost almost $5000, and the two brand new units will be installed for less than $20,000.

How can you help? Can you afford just a little over your regular weekly contributions? If so designate it for “HVAC” and help us beat the summer heat. Thank you in advance for helping us keep our cool.

Marcus Staehling, Chairman      Board of Trustees

Jim Hester, Chairman                 Building and Grounds

Website Pages

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Do you want host a page?

A website needs lots of contributors. Information needs to be updated frequently in order to maintain interest in the site.

Would you like to make regular posts to your own blog page?

Email us or call Marcus at 256 324-9773 to discuss opportunities.

Church Photographer

Pictures Needed!!

Do you have any recent photos of

Church activities? Youth Activities? Church Picnic? Praise Band? Members’ Community Activities? Shepherd’s Table? Others?

If so, click here to email them to us and we will put them in the FUMC Slideshow  and Photo Gallery.

Would you be interested in becoming a church photographer? We need someone to take or coordinate pictures of various church activities. Call Marcus at 256 324-9773 if you are interested.