For over 160 years in downtown Lafayette, the people at First United Methodist Church have faithfully strived to follow what Jesus said are the two greatest commandments – love God with all your heart, mind and soul and love your neighbor as yourself.

Up Coming Events:    

 Sunday, July 20th:

     9:30 am Sunday School

    10:45 am Worship Service

   July 27th – Installation and           reception for the Rev.           John Cannon, our new           District Superintendent;           Convenant UMC, 3-5 pm

   July 27th - Walter Jr. Sacred          Concert, Sanctuary of               FUMC


July 28th - 6:oopm - Church Council Meeting

  August 3-10th - Family Promise



Scriptures for the week:

    Genesis 28:10-19a;     Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24;

     Romans 8:12-25;     Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

Through worship, study of the scriptures, prayer, caring for each other, and extending God’s love beyond the church walls, we grow together as disciples of Jesus Christ. It is a great journey we are on and everyday we learn new ways to experience the gift of God’s love for us and to share that love with others.

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Church Service Times:

     Sunday mornings - 10:45 am

Sunday School:

      Sunday mornings - 9:30 am

**Nursery is provided for all services and Sunday School for children, Infants - 3 years.**


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Coming this Summer

June  2nd – August 1st

At First Methodist Church

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        See photos from this year on VBS page with in our Ministries

The Return of the Prodigal Son

By Walter, Jr.

A Sacred Concert

Sunday, July 27 @ 6 pm