Latest News and Updates


Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
  • holy week worship scheduleApril 12-13, Palm/Passion Services, Regular Worship Times Saturday and Sunday at FUMC

  • April 17, Maundy Thursday Service, 7:00 p.m. FUMC Sanctuary

  •  April 18, Good Friday Day Camp, 9:00-Noon at FUMC

  • April 18, Ecumenical Community-wide Good Friday Service, 7:00 p.m. at Knoxville High School Performing Arts Center

  •  April 19-20, Easter Services, Regular Worship Times Saturday and Sunday at FUMC

Happenings During This Lenten AND Easter Season…

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
  • join usWednesday, March 5, 7:00pm, Ash Wednesday Service, Sanctuary

  • Sunday, March 9, 4:00pm, Gospel of John Movie, Chapel

  • A Spiritual Formation Workbook Study Group:   Groups will be offered: Sunday mornings 10:45-11:45 after church, Tuesday evening at 6:30-7:30, Wednesdays after the Lenten church wide study time 7:30-8:30, and Thursdays 1-2 &7-8 pm. Signup sheets are outside the office; groups need a minimum of 6 and maximum of 12 participants.

  • Wednesdays, March 12 – April 9 LENTEN DEVOTIONALS (WFH) (Meal 5:45 to 6:30 p.m.) (Devotion 6:30 to 7:00 p.m.) This year’s devotional discussions will be based on Rob Bell’s teaching video presentation series, NOOMA – a series of short films that explore our world from a perspective of Jesus. NOOMA is an invitation to search, question, and join the discussion.

  • April 12 & 13, Palm Saturday/Sunday, Regular worship times

  • April 17, 7:00pm, Maundy Thursday Service, Sanctuary

  • April 18, 9:00am to Noon, Good Friday Day Camp, FUMC Church

  • April 19 & 20, Easter Saturday/Sunday, Regular worship times


Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

pizza saleThe MSPS Spring Fundraiser will be starting in February.  New this year, MSPS students will be selling Pizza Hut Cards for $10.  The card has 12 peel off coupons on the back and they are good at any Pizza Hut location and are valid forever (No Expiration!).   Included in the savings are the following items:

  • 3 – Buy one lunch buffet at regular price get the 2nd Free

  • 2 – Free order of wings ( 8) with purchase of a large specialty pizza at regular price

  • 2 – Free order of Cheese Sticks with the purchase of a large pizza at regular price

  • 2 – Free 2-liters of Pepsi with the purchase of a large pizza at regular price

  • 3 – $.99 Medium 1-topping pizza with the purchase of a large pizza at regular price

 Help support MSPS and one of our local businesses by purchasing one or more cards.  Contact Katie at the preschool (641-842-2193 or or talk to one of our preschool families for more details or to purchase a card.  Thanks for your support!


Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Youth Group Pop Can Drive Fundraiser - Sunday, February 9th from 3-6p at church garage on 4th Street!Save your pop cans and bottles!!  The FUMC Youth Group will be having a pop can drive on Sunday, February 9th from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.  Drop your cans off after church or bring them between 3:00 and 6:00 p.m. to the church garage on 4th street.  Call Katie and Brian at 641-828-6933 if you need your cans picked up.  ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE DRIVE WILL GO TOWARD THE YOUTH MISSION TRIP TO NEWARK, NEW YORK!!!


Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

bible study groupAll are invited to a new disciples study starting called “Invitation to the Old Testament”.  It is an exploration of the “many voices” of the Old Testament, the story of God and God’s calling of the people of Israel.  Weekly video segments show archaeological sites and ancient artifacts to illuminate Scripture and events.  Participation books are $13.00.  The first class session will begin on Sunday, January 26.  It is designed to be an 8-session, 2 hours per session study but we will be meeting for one hour per week (from 10:45-11:45 a.m. on Sunday), so our goal is to complete the study in 16 weeks.  If you were unable to make it to the orientation meeting on the 12th but still wish to start the class study on the 26th, please contact Bonnie Crook at 641-828-8750 or Joel Johnson at 641-842-4146 .

Basketball Academy Celebration

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

basketball academy celebrationSunday, January 19 we will be having a special 5th/6th grade Basketball Academy Celebration/Appreciation service. Those assisting with this mission will be recognized for their service. The players will introduce themselves and family to the congregation and we will celebrate the completion of our 3rd year. The message will be delivered by the Mighty Methodist Art Players. Please join us!


Sunday, January 5th, 2014


  • No Youth Group

  • No Confirmation Class

  • No Basketball Orientation Meeting


  • No Montgomery Street Preschool

  • Almost Free Shop – CLOSED

  • Neighbor Helping Neighbor Office – CLOSED

Basketball Academy Registration

Thursday, December 26th, 2013


Calling all 3RD and 4TH grade girls and boys for the 3rd annual FUMC Basketball Academy that will take place January 20th-February 27th.   Any and all skill levels are encouraged to participate.  This is a youth basketball skills and development program in a Christian environment with fun, fellowship, and teaching of basketball skills and good character!  Girls will practice Tuesday and Thursday and boys will practice Monday and Wednesday 3:30-5:00 p.m. at Memorial Hall with transportation from the school available if necessary.  To register or find out more information visit front page and click on the Basketball Academy icon or stop by the church office.   In addition, all participants and parents are encouraged to attend an orientation meeting, Sunday January 5 at 6:30 p.m. at FUMC in WFH.


Monday, December 23rd, 2013


christmas eve

Join us for candlelight Christmas Eve Services on December 24th at 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.


Monday, December 23rd, 2013

christmas dinner

Please be our guest to the Community Christmas Dinner at Noon on December 25th at First United Methodist Church (313 East Montgomery).