People Loving People…
Congregational Care is at the heart of our life at First Church. Our commitment is to provide a ministry that will help people at all ages and stages of life to feel loved, nurtured and supported. First Church continues to seek ways of being sensitive to the needs of our community of faith. At the present time we provide support in the following areas:
We also have outreach available for persons in hospitals.
Our Congregational Care team needs you!
To view all volunteer opportunities, click here.
Ministry to Children and their parents:
- We provide a safe, nurturing environment
- Sunday school for all ages beginning with children
- Pre-baptism sessions
- Flowers on the alter celebrating the child’s baptism
- Parenting classes
- Confirmation classes
Ministry to Youth:
- A vital and active ministry in the life of this church.
Ministry to Adults:
Ministry to Older Adults:
- A vital ministry for active seniors
- Homebound Ministry
- Nursing Home Ministry
FUMC Members are greeted with a card on their birthday as our way of saying, “You matter”.
Other opportunities for care and nurture include:
- Prayer and Spirituality Groups
- Devotional Material
- Counseling Services
- Crisis Care for Families
- Support for Volunteers
- Stephen Ministry
The professional staff and the laity of First Church have combined efforts to reach out to its members and friends in their time of need.
Additional hands and feet are always welcome to keep up our level of caring. If you would like to volunteer your efforts in any of these areas, call the church office, 512-478-5684.
And they will know we are Christians by our love.