Welcome 

How can you be the church in these extraordinary times of health-related social distancing? Here at First United Methodist Church of Appleton we invite you to partner with us to find an answer to this question!

Please know that even though most of our staff is working from home these days, you can still call the church office during regular office hours and communicate with all staff via email and phone.

Staff Listing/Contact Info

Much of our ministry is now taking place through online platforms. If you need help to connect or know of someone who does not have internet. Please contact the church office.

You will find links to worship services, classes and ministries under the Ways to be The Church heading. Let us be the church…

 

Check out our weekly church announcements

Announcements Page

 

Pastors' Announcement Video

 

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Ways to be The Church 

Kick Off Week!

Children and Youth Ministries will start in-person, as well as virtual classes on Wednesday, September 16th at 6:00 p.m. with Sunday School starting, Sunday, September 20th at 9:00 a.m. for children 3yrs – 5th grade. Contact the church office to register!

 

Check out our awesome ministries and become a part of one or more today!

 

  First Church Ministries


First Church is hosting a scavenger hunt event

First Church is hosting a scavenger hunt event

 

September 14th -19th

 

The First Church Family Faith Find is a self-guided scavenger hunt activity that will help your family (team) think creatively, explore our world, and experience the Good News of Jesus Christ. Teams will be given challenges to complete anytime September 14th – 19th. The scavenger hunt will run through a free app SCAVR available for Android and IOS. Points will be awarded for each challenge completed. There is no limit to the number of people that can be on a team. Teams are invited to a picnic lunch at church on Sunday, September 20th from 11a.m. -1 p.m. Winners will be announced at noon.

 

Register Here

 

Register your Team and download the free Scavr phone/tablet app. Only one member of the team needs to register. Note: Not all phones or tablets are compatible with the Scavr app and it is not supported by Internet Explorer. At least one member of the team must have a compatible device.


IN-PERSON WORSHIP PLAN

 

Dear First Church Family!

After much research, prayers, meeting and evaluating of our church survey, we are very excited to share with you the following game plan for in-person worship experiences:

Back to Church Plan

 

In-Person Worship Plan

 

Register for Worship

 


WORSHIP WITH US

Watch our recorded weekly weekend worship service.

Worship Services

 

Watch the recording of our LIVE Wednesday Night Live Devotion!

WNL Devotion

 


ONLINE ADULT CLASSES & GROUPS

We are staying connected by ZOOMing our classes.  More information to come on our Adult Education Classes page.

Adult Education Groups and Classes


HELPING EACH OTHER

First Church recognizes that many are in need during this time. In need of prayer, resources, food, etc. and many are in need of volunteering, and doing mission work. How can First Church help fulfill your needs? Please click below on the tab that best describes your situation.

 

I Need Help

 

I Can Help

 

Do you run or work for a small business that you’d like to promote? Please email us your information. We will be updating a list of businesses from people within our church that are still operating for their support.

 

See listing here


ONLINE GIVING

 

Click Here  

You can make a one-time gift or set up regular giving through this link. Thank you for your support and helping us to be the church.


ONLINE CHILDREN AND YOUTH MINISTRIES

Go to Children's Ministry page for more information.

  Children's Ministry    

Click the Youth Ministries tab below for more information.

Youth Ministries


GIFT OF PRAYER FOR OUR CHURCH

Praying for our Church

Our prayer ministry is entering its 3rd year with the same goal, to cover First Church in prayer. Each day in 2020 we want a member of our congregation praying for our pastors, staff, ministries, and members. We invite you to sign up to pray for our church.

 Sign Up Here 


STAY CONNECTED WITH US

Sign up for receiving electronic church newsletter and emails

Sign Up Here

 


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Upcoming Events
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MON
Women's Renewal Group
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Circles of Support Program
5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
Finance Committee Meeting
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Troop 2
6:30 PM
Women of the Word
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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22

TUE
Al-Anon 12 Step Book Study
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
AlAnon
9:30 AM
Tuesday Book Study
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
GriefShare Grief Group
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Church Council Meeting
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Al-Ateen
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tuesday Night AA
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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WED
Wednesday Night Live Devotion
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Bible Search
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