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Sunday Morning Schedule –
8:30am Traditional Service in the sanctuary
9:00am – Contemporary Service with the Praise Band in the gym
10:00am – Sunday School
11:00am – Traditional Service in the sanctuary
Greetings! First United Methodist Church has a rich history.  For more than one hundred years the people called Methodist have had a profound impact upon the city of Winchester and Franklin County.  The sanctuary has a wonderful atmosphere that emphasizes the majesty and the grace of the God who loves the world. If you are new to Franklin County or just new to First UMC, we want you to know that we are glad that you are here.  God has something special in store for you in this place.  Please receive this as a personal invitation to come and worship with us. You will find a diverse group in this place.  We come in all sizes, shapes, ages and backgrounds.  We dress in everything from jeans and shorts to coats and ties.  In our various worship services you will see hands lifted in praise or someone quietly kneeling in prayer.  You may hear a drum and keyboard, a pipe organ, a choir or a gospel quartet during one of our two Sunday morning worship services.  Yes we come from all walks of life but the one thing we all hold in common is our desire to encounter God and to become more like Jesus. As the pastor of this congregation, I hope you will feel free to contact me if you have anything you would like to speak with me or someone on our church staff.
Yours in Christ, 
Rev. Joe Rutherford
Children’s Director Position Opening:
Winchester First United Methodist Church is seeking interviewees for the position of Children’s Director. An energy filled person is needed to fulfill the requirements of the Children’s Director.
This is a part-time position that will encompass 20-25 hours per week. Hours are flexible given the needs of the church as well as the needs of the applicant. Equivalent relevant experience is preferred in the area of designing and leading ministry to children from birth to 5th grade. Applicant must pass a background check.
Interested candidates should send a resume to fumcwinchester@gmail.com and/or speak to the SPRC chair Sheri Smith, Pastor Joe Rutherford, or Pastor Wanda Spencer. A full job description can be obtained by emailing fumcwinchester@gmail.com or calling 931-967-3333.