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    10 am in the Sanctuary & online


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    Email: churchoffice@cvillefirstumc.org
    Phone: (434) 296-6193


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Sermon Series


May 1, 2022

3rd Sunday of Easter - Creation Care Sunday
Rev. Pat Watkins, guest preacher
“A Covenant with the Earth”
Genesis 9:8-17 | Luke 10:25-37

May 8, 2022

4th Sunday of Easter
“How to Wake the Dead”
Acts 9:36-43 | John 10:22-30

May 15, 2022

5th Sunday of Easter
“Getting Out of God’s Way”
Acts 11:1-18 | John 13:1-35

May 22, 2022

6th Sunday of Easter
Rev. Deborah Lewis, guest preacher

May 29, 2022

7th Sunday of Easter
“Disturbing the Whole City & Disturbing the City Whole”
Acts 16:16-34 | John 17:20-26

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United Methodist News

  • Churches condemn hate, urge action after shootings
    After what officials quickly identified as a white supremacist attack in Buffalo, New York, United Methodists are responding with prayers and calls to do the hard work of addressing racism. United Methodists also are responding to a mass shooting at a California church.
  • More church support for African agriculture
    During a virtual meeting of United Methodist Global Ministries, church leaders voted to continue supporting the Bishop Yambasu Agricultural Initiative and other long-term priorities, such as global health, disaster response and migrant workers.
  • Charles Yrigoyen remembered as pastor and scholar
    The Rev. Charles Yrigoyen Jr., a leading United Methodist historian, oversaw the denomination’s Commission on Archives and History for nearly 24 years. He died at age 84.