First United Methodist Church of Palmetto

Lenten Season 2017

Our church family life is busy right now - lots going on and many ways for you to get involved as the hands and feet of Christ. As we journey together through the Lenten season, won't you consider how you could resolve to become more involved for Christ? 

LENTEN SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Ash Wednesday, Wednesday March 1 @ 7:00pm
Join us in the Sanctuary to celebrate Ash Wednesday and be blessed with the ashes.

World Day of Prayer, Friday March 3
Join your local community's event and pray for our country and the world.

Men's Walk to Emmaus Event, Thurs March 9 - Sun March 12
Please be in prayer for the men who are stepping forward to strengthen their walks with Christ. If you are interested in learning more, please see anyone from the Sunday School Covenant Group.

Fellowship Dinner and Concert, Monday March 13 @ 5:30pm
$15 Dinner includes Chicken Parmigiana with Spaghetti, Green Beans, Caesar Salad, Chocolate Brownie Trifle and drink.

The concert will be "A Taste of It All" featuring Joe Shields on guitar and E. Mani Cadet as vocalist. A separate love offering will be taken for the concert, which will begin at 6:30pm. Please RSVP in the Sunday collection plate, at the church office (941-722-1812) or by email at fumcpalmettofl@gmail.com. Dinner and concert are family-friendly!

Women's Walk to Emmaus Event, Thurs March 16 - Sun March 19
Please be in prayer for the women who are stepping forward to strengthen their walks with Christ. If you are interested in learning more, please see anyone from the Sunday School Covenant Group.

One Great Hour of Sharing, Sunday March 29 - Special Offering
A special offering will be collected during Sunday worship service for this annual UMC event.

Emmaus Gathering, Saturday April 1 @ 5:00pm *POTLUCK*
If you are an Emmaus alumni or are interested in learning more about the Walk to Emmaus, please join us at 5:00pm as we enjoy a fellowship potluck dinner and a Fourth Day speaker. There is no cost and the evening is family-friendly! To learn more about the Emmaus community, which is a program sponsored by the Upper Room, click here.

Fellowship Dinner and Program, Wednesday April 5 @ 5:00pm
$15 Dinner includes Baked Ham, Baked Potato, Mixed Veggies, Green Salad, seasonal dessert and drink.

The program will be "Egmont Key: A History," presented by authors and local residents Don and Carol Thompson. The Thompsons are both retired educators from Vermont and are members of the Manatee Historical Society. The Thompsons' presentation will begin at 6:00pm and is family-friendly! 
Please RSVP in the Sunday collection plate, at the church office (941-722-1812) or by email at fumcpalmettofl@gmail.com.

April 9 - April 16: Holy Week
Please watch here for more information about specific dates and times for Holy Week events.

Keep up with all our scheduled events here on the Calendar tab (at the top) or on our Facebook page.

 sunday worship

Weekly @ 10:30am
Traditional format with 
Communion served the 
first Sunday of the month.


What's New

New Sunday School Covenant Group is now in session.
 
We are studying Paul's Second Letter to the Corinthians, which is working in conjunction with our new website. Class starts at 9:00am; in the Bride's Room.. See David Edington for more information. Check out the SS Blog for more information and resources.