Kicking off our church week, First United Methodist will be having a 24 hour prayer vigil on Saturday, May 16th from 8 am until Sunday morning, May 17th at 8 am in our chapel.
Then we will be having a very busy day on Sunday, May 17th. Sunday School for all ages will meet as usual at 9:00 am in designated classrooms. Church in the Backyard will begin at 10:15 am! Please come and join us for live gospel music by Chris Himmel. Bring your favorite lawn chair or use one of our's and plan to stay for a lite lunch! All are welcome to come and try church in a new place!
Later in the afternoon at 4:00 pm there will be an All-Church meeting in the fellowship hall to talk about church business and the future with John Pearson. Dessert will be served! At 4:00 pm also, there will be United Methodist Youth group led by Youth Director, Kelsey Ross.
Confirmation Class will begin at 5:30 pm followed by a 7:45 pm broadcast of A.D. Episode 7, with brief discussion in the parlor.
Please come and join us for any or all events! 1001 E. Third Street, East Alton, 618-259-1306 and it is handicap accessible.