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Big Rapids, MI

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Friday
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  • 2014 FUMC VacationBible School
  • June 15 - 19 / 5:30 - 6:00 pm Light Dinner / 6:00 - 8:00 pm VBS Program

 

"I tell you the truth, unless you turn from you sins  
and become like little children, you will never get into the Kingdom of Heaven."  
Matthew 18:3 (NLT)

 

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          The mission statement of Big Rapids First United Methodist Church;  "Is to reach out to and bless every child of God."

             Big Rapids First UMC is a Stephen Ministry Congregation.  Please contact the church (231) 796-7771 if you know of someone who needs Christian care and compassion.

 We are committed to living out of the love of Jesus Christ.  Our simple mission statement is significant.  It reminds us that we are all children of God, no matter our age.  Our mission activates our faith, by sending us into the world to be a blessing. We believe that the love of God is the greatest of all gifts, and we seek to follow Christ and share this love with all we meet.  We hope you will embrace this mission too.

If you are considering a new place of worship or a relocation to our area, we would love to have you be our guest.

When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age

 


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First United Methodist Church of Big Rapids
304 Elm St.
Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
Phone: 231-796-7771
Fax: 231-796-0757
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Worship Time Change

Worship will change to 9:30 am beginning on Sunday, June 7 for the summer months.

Vacation Bible School

G-Force Vacation Bible School at Big Rapids FIrst United Methodist Church will be Monday, June 15 - Friday, June 19.  VBS is for Children 3 years old through 4th grade (grade completed in June, 2015).  A light dinner will be served from 5:30 - 6:00 pm and the VBS program will run from 6:00 - 8:30 pm.  Kids will experience God's unstoppable love and discover how to fuel up and put God's Love in action.  For more information please call (231) 796-7771.  

BRFUMC Softball Schedule

Come out and cheer for our Team!!!

Friday, May 29 @ 7:00 pm @ Vogel 2    Friday, June 5 - Doubleheader @ 8:00 & 9:00 pm @ Hemlock                                                                                                     Friday, June 12 @ 8:00 pm @ Vogel 2  Friday, June 19 - Doubleheader @ 6:00 & 7:00 pm @ Vogel 2                                                                                                       Friday, June 26 @ 8:00 pm @ Vogel 2  Friday July 10 - Doubleheader @ 6:00 & 7:00 pm @ Hemlock                                                                                                    Friday, July 17 @7:00 pm @ Vogel 2    Friday, July 25 @ 7:00 pm @ Vogel 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free Community Meal

The free Community Meal is held weekly on Thursday's at 5:30 pm in Fellowship Hall.  All are Welcome. We hope to see you there!

Regular Schedule  
Sunday
  • First Kids! Sunday School
  • Adult Bible School
    9:00 AM
  • Worship Time
    10:30 AM
  • Coffee/Fellowship after Worship
    11:30 AM
  • "IGNITE!" Youth Group
    6:00 PM
Wednesday
  • Adult Small Group Study
    1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
  • Fellowship Meal
    5:00 PM
  • First Kids! Praise & Bible Stories
    6:00 PM
  • Bell Choir Rehearsal
    6:00 PM
  • Adult Small Group Study
    6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Chancel Choir Rehearsal
    7:15 PM
Thursday
  • Community Meal
    5:30 PM
Friday
  • Men's Emmaus
    6:30 AM
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