News Archives : September 2018

Advocacy is in our DNA

September 26, 2018

Why are we as United Methodists so dedicated to social issues and fighting for justice in our communities? Well, it's literally at the heart of who we are and how we view the world. Below, Rev. Holly Bandel, our Minister for Missions and Advocacy, talks about our foundation of advocacy... read more

As we come toward the end of our 2019 Stewardship Campaign, we're so encouraged by how people have connected with this call to courage, and are making commitments to Give Courageously every day! Each Sunday of the campaign, FirstChurch members have bravely shared their stories of Courageous Gifts from the... read more

Our 2019 Stewardship Campaign is in full swing - members are taking the time to pledge their resources, time and talent for this upcoming year. Making these commitments is not always easy, but according to some of our members, they're always worthwhile and fulfilling. Watch the videos below to see... read more

Annual stewardship campaigns are critical in the life of a church, as they're often the what fuels the ability to minister to people within and outside the church's walls. Yet, this year's campaign is an opportunity to think differently about giving - how can we live courageously, giving of our... read more