First United Methodist Church of Gadsden

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Church Conference 9.27.22
First United Methodist Church of Gadsden will remain a United Methodist Church.

Vote:   Remain UMC:    174 Votes  =   68.50%
                        Disaffiliate:        80 =   31.50%

                       Total Votes:     254

I welcome you on behalf of our church family at First United Methodist Church! We have been in the heart of the city of Gadsden sharing God’s love since the mid 1800’s. You will find this church to be a welcoming place, made up of people reflecting a variety of ages and races. GFUMC is passionate about providing opportunities for children, youth, young adults and seniors to learn and grow in their faith. We do this by offering variety of different Journey Groups, as well as traditional Sunday School. Some groups meet on Sunday mornings at 10:00, or on Wednesday nights at 6:00.  Still other Journey Groups meet on different days and times – some in-person, some by Zoom.  
We are also passionate about worship, providing an upbeat, contemporary worship service (Celebration Service) at 9:00 am on Sunday, a beautiful traditional worship service (Traditions) at 11:00 am on Sundays, and a casual, simple worship service on Thursday evenings at 5:30 pm.

Your soul will be fed by worship at GFUMC!  
GFUMC is engaged in service to our community through several missions. It is our heart-felt desire to be “the hands and feet of Jesus” locally, regionally, and to the ends of the earth. We would love to have you come and join us on the journey.

Pastor Sam Hayes

First UMC is updating its membership rolls.  Please fill out the online form below.

Thank you for giving!  GFUMC gave $4000 at annual conference to the special offering to offer "Love & Support for Ukrainian Refugees"

On Sunday, June 5, a Special Communion Offering will be received during worship at Gadsden First UMC.  You may place your offering on the communion rail, give in the special offering basket, or give through our online giving platform.  Please mark your special offering  “Love and Support for Ukrainian Refugees”.  This special offering will be given to this year’s North Alabama Annual Conference special mission offering at Annual Conference and sent through UMCOR’s Advance for Ukraine with 100% going directly for United Methodist refugee support.

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This is how everyone will know that you are my disciples, when you love each other.  John 13:35


Service Times

Sunday Mornings  @ First UMC Gadsden

9:00  am  & 11:00  am

Thursday Worship @ First UMC Gadsden

5:30 pm
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