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HAPPENING AT 1ST

There are very few days throughout the course of the year where there isn't something Happening at 1st.  From small group studies to big events like the Fall Festival at 1st, we want to make sure you are in the know when it comes to things to do outside of worship.  Just scroll down this page to learn more about upcoming events and follow the links to sign up for them (when requested). 


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  • the road back to you: an enneagram study

    wednesdays at 10:00 am beginning may 1st

    room 202

    Have you ever heard of an "Enneagram?" It is an ancient personality type system that can help us learn more about who we are and how we operate. In The Road Back to You, authors Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile access the wisdom of the Enneagram, connecting it with Christian spirituality to help us become our most authentic selves.


    For 5-weeks, Rev. Matt Hall will use The Road Back to You to help you learn more about what drives our behavior and how God created us. 


    The cost for the study is $20 which pays for the book and a study guide. You can bring the money to the first class or bring it by the Church Office. 


    Please sign up for the class by clicking here by April 29th. 

    For more information please contact Rev. Matt Hall at mhall@1stchurch.org or call him at 276-733-5207 .  

  • Ishe Anesu mission update

    with rev. dr. jerry russell

    thursday, may 2nd

    9:45 am in room 152

    Located in Zimbabwe, Ishe Anesu is an after-school project providing education to underprivileged children. Each year, churches like 1st UMC gather supplies to send to this United Methodist mission. Ishe Anesu means "God with us."


    On May 2nd, the United Methodist Women invite you to hear Rev. Dr. Jerry Russell, a retired UMC minister, talk about his many visits to this African mission and update you on the mission's acomplishments and current needs.

  • trip to mighty musical monday

    tennessee theater

    may 6th, 2019

    10:30 am to 4:30 pm

    Want to enjoy wonderful music and share a fun outing with 1st UMC friends – old and new? Then join us for the Tennessee Theatre’s “Mighty Musical Mondays.”  


    These free concerts are held the first Monday of every month from Noon until 1:30, and always include a special performance on the theater’s famous Mighty Wurlitzer organ.


    After the performance the group will head down to Calhoun's on the River for lunch. The transportation and show are FREE, so all you'll need to bring is money for lunch.


    Please let us know you are coming by signing up here by May 3rd.