Vacation Bible School
July 15-19, 2024
Our theme this year is “Camp Firelight,” a summer camp adventure with God.
VBS runs from 9:00 a.m. to noon and is open to children
ages 4 through 5th grade.
Staff Position Opening
First United Methodist Church is currently seeking to fill the position of Director of Handbell Choirs. If you are interested in this position, please download the job description. Please send your resume and a cover letter to the church at 125 W. Main Street, Salem, VA 24153; attention Parish Staff Relations Committee.
First United Methodist Church is a community of children, youth, and adults seeking to proclaim the Gospel through telling the story of God’s love; inviting people to make personal commitments to Jesus Christ; incorporating persons into the Body of Christ; and reaching out to the community and to the world through love, assistance and Christian example.
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Daily Devotion from the Upper Room
New every morning is your love, great God of light, and all day long you are working for good in the world. Read today's devotion.
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