WHAT TO EXPECT...

We know meeting someone for the first time can be intimidating, and going to a new church for the first time can be nerve-racking. We want to help make your first experience at First United Methodist Church a great one!


THINKING OF JOINING US?

We gather every Sunday at 503 West Main in West Plains:


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  • TO DO NO HARM, TO DO GOOD AND TO LOVE GOD.



  • MAKING DISCIPLES OF JESUS CHRIST FOR THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE WORLD.

  • DeBbie Stauffer


    Congregational care

    COORDINATOR



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  • amy murphy


    friendship circle

    Director



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  • Susan leonard


    administrative

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  • Scotty wall


    AssociatE Pastor /

    worship / studentS



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  • Andy Lambel


    Lead

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  • Laurie Wall


    ChildreN's

    COORDINATOR



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  • Kelsy Temple

    Communications / guest services coordinator

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Have QuestionS?




HOW LONG IS AN FUMC SERVICE?

  • IN TOTAL, A FIRST UNITED METHODIST SERVICE IS ABOUT 60 MINUTES IN LENGTH.



WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT WHEN VISITING?

  • YOU SHOULD EXPECT TO BE WARMLY GREETED AND TO FEEL RIGHT AT HOME ON YOUR FIRST VISIT. YOU’RE CERTAIN TO FIND FRIENDLY PEOPLE WHO ARE READY TO HELP YOU FIND YOUR WAY WITHOUT OVERWHELMING YOU. AND WHETHER YOU’VE BEEN TO A CHURCH BEFORE OR NOT, YOU’LL FIND THAT THE WORSHIP SERVICE IS SIMPLE TO FOLLOW, THE TEACHINGS ARE MEANINGFUL, THOUGHTFUL AND RELEVANT TO YOUR LIFE, AND THERE ARE NO INSIDER SECRETS. OUR SUNDAY MORNING SERVICES VARY IN WORSHIP STYLE AND PERSONALITY AND MUSIC STYLES RANGE FROM TRADITIONAL TO CONTEMPORARY. THERE IS CERTAINLY A SERVICE THAT FEELS LIKE HOME FOR YOU.



HOW CAN I WATCH PREVIOUS SERMONS?



HOW CAN I BECOME A MEMBER OF FUMC?

  • IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING MEMBERSHIP AT FUMC, WE INVITE YOU TO ATTEND A COFFEE WITH THE PASTOR SESSION OFFERED EVERY FEW MONTHS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. YOU'LL LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CHURCH, GET TO KNOW OUR PASTORS AND STAFF AND DISCOVER THE EXPECTATIONS OF OUR MEMBERS.



WHO IS YOUR LEAD PASTOR?

  • PASTOR ANDY LAMBEL HAS BEEN WITH OUR CHURCH SINCE MID-2019.


HOW CAN I SERVE AT FUMC?

  • YOU CAN SIGN UP UNDER THE JOY TEAM TAB AND CHOOSE A PLACE YOU WOULD LIKE TO SERVE.