Scholarship Applications are available in the Church Office.  Seniors can pick up an application on Tuesdays or Thursdays between 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

The completed application must be in the church office by Thursday, May 14, 2020.

An Appeal to Heaven

On Wednesday, May 6, from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., we will be reading aloud in our homes, pre-selected sections of the Bible.  This will be along with other churches in Eastern North Carolina.  Each set of 2 people will read for approximately one (1) hour. 

If you are interested or have questions, call Jack Richardson at 252-425-2266.

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ACTS volume is increasing daily in the number we are serving and supporting from the food pantry, and they have the following needs: 

Volunteers to help prepare takeout meals for soup kitchen recipients.  Please call ACTS at 252-492-8231 or email Director Lee Ann Peoples at  to schedule a time to serve our community.  Would stress, if you are older, or have  health concerns, there are other ways you can serve during this virus. 

The Food pantry is in need of canned goods: canned meats/fish, vegetables ( corn, green beans, peas, pinto beans, white beans, greens, beans & franks, spaghettios, etc.), canned fruits, soups, spaghetti sauce, and the following:  pasta, rice, breakfast items, hot and cold cereals, pop tarts, jars of peanut butter, boxes or packets of instant potatoes, 'Helper' mixes (like Hamburger or Chicken Helper), ramen noodles, boxed mac & cheese,  cases of bottled water, etc.  Also in need of clean plastic grocery bags to use for takeout plates.  Items can be dropped off at 201 S. William St. in Henderson  between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM or 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Donations are most welcome, checks can be mailed to Acts of Henderson, PO Box 25, Henderson, NC  27536 or dropped off at their location 201 S. William St. Henderson, NC, 27536 between the hours of 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Office Hours during mandatory "Stay At Home"

As the state mandatory stay at home policy takes effect today, March 30, at 5:00 p.m., we will be adjusting the office hours as follows:

Effective Tuesday, March 31,  the office will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. until further notice.

On most days, we find ourselves working past the 11:00 a.m. hour, so please call the office and you may still find us here.

At all other times, you can reach us on our cell phones if you need assistance.

Pastor Bobby Fletcher               919-222-5673
Joyce   (Church Secretary)        919-880-0201
Donna  (Financial Secretary)    252-432-3524
Danny  (Maintenance)                919-725-6829

Please continue to pray for our families, our church, and our country.

Grace and Peace,

First United Methodist Church

online giving

During these unprecedented times, you may contine to give online by visiting the following website.

Thank you!



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