Worship Services

RE-OPENING SUNDAY DEC. 13!  We tentatively plan to re-open the building and re-start in-person worship Sunday Dec. 13th!


(And of course we’ll maintain online services, and are even developing improvements for an online-campus-model of ministry!) Here’s our plan and the thinking behind it:

 

1)     For now and through Dec. 12th worship is online-only and the building is still closed (except preschool, office, etc.).

 

2)     Sunday Dec. 13th we’ll start in-person worship services at 9:00 and 10:30 like normal, with KICK kids ministry and nursery childcare provided for the 10:30 service.

 

3)     The building will be available for use through the week at a limited capacity, with COVID precautions enforced and preference given to our ministries.

 

4)     In order to stay open as diligently as possible through the rest of the pandemic, we’re renewing and expanding our COVID precautions including the development of an RSVP system for worship and the recording of where individuals sit.

 

CHRISTMAS EVE—YES! We’re planning to have both in-person and online streaming of the candlelight services at the normal times!

 

            5:30 Family Service (in Sanctuary)

            7:30 Contemporary Service (in Family Life Center)

            9:30 Traditional Service (in Sanctuary)

 

We will begin an RSVP process for the services starting this coming week to ensure socially distanced seating, AND to determine if we need to add additional services.

 

 

Our thinking behind our plans: We closed down when it looked like we might have been experiencing a spread of COVID through our church, and four of our staff were self-isolating as a precaution. However, it turned out that our safety diligence has paid off, the staff were not positive, and the positive cases among a few people in our congregation did not cause mass spread. Also, the UC Health Director has confirmed to our local ministerial association what the governor and others have said: official activities of businesses, schools, and churches that take all the health precautions have not been the cause of the most recent outbreaks and spreading of the virus. Rather, it’s been the more informal gatherings that are lax about the precautions that have been spreading it, such as employees going out to lunch together without masks, kids after a sports practice hanging out close together without masks, or Bible study groups closely together unmasked in a small room. So, thanks for your understanding, patience, and diligence in complying with the precautions AND please be diligent in your informal gatherings to help prevent the spread of COVID and the corresponding stress on the healthcare system.

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Digital Worship Services:


9:00 am (Traditional service) and 10:30 am (Contemporary service) broadcast live on Youtube and Facebook each Sunday. 


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Our Vision:

To LoVE GOD AND ALL PEOPLE FOR THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE WORLD.

Our vision incorporates both the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.   

   

GREAT COMMANDMENT: Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.” This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”   Matthew 22:37-39


GREAT COMMISSION: "Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. Matthew 28:18-20


If we are intentional about loving God and loving people, we will make disciples and it will lead to the transformation of Marysville and the world.  Our hope is that everything we do as a congregation can be traced back to this simple Vision.  Love is the catalyst and platform for being disciples and making disciples.  We pray that you might catch the vision with us that love can be a powerful, attractive and transforming force. After all, “God is love” (1 John 4:16). 


WHAT WE BELIEVE  >

Core Values

The root of these values lies in the question - What does God value? There are many examples in the Scripture to support each of these values that are important to God, and therefore to us.  These are just some representative Scripture samples:

  • Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.” (Mark 12:30)
  • “Love your neighbor as yourself.” (Mark 12:31)
  • “Do not be conformed to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” (Romans 12:2)
  • “And let us consider how to spur one another on toward love and good deeds.” (Hebrews 10:24)

Our Strategies

  • We don't wait for people to come to us.  We actively engage with our neighbors, coworkers, friends, family, and strangers to let them know they are loved, valued, and worth our time.

  • We don't walk alone as we experience Jesus.  We connect people to help them grow, do life, and do ministry together.  When someone sets foot in our church they will be warmly welcomed and received.  The church is a place for friendship and belonging, not judgment.  It is a place where people encounter our Savior and Lord exactly where they are.  

  • GROW WITH US!

    We want all people to expand their knowledge of who God is and how He wants to use them in everyday life. Through Bible study, training, mentoring, classes, and experiences we will prepare people to be joyful lifelong disciples that reproduce other disciples. We also value growing together in community and encourage small group, life group and share group practices. Christian life is better when do it together!  

  • The world needs to hear the good news of Jesus and he has given us the joy and responsibility to go and make disciples.  We are sent out to our own spheres of influence: homes, schools, offices, neighborhoods, and to the ends of the earth.

Our Services Are

Come as you are!

At Marysville First UMC, we are a community who is in process. Our lives are not perfect, but we are actively pursing a transformation relationship with Jesus that will in turn push us towards fulfilling our vision to "Love God and all people for the transformation of the world." 


All are welcome here. We welcome your questions, doubts, and even struggles. We strive to be in community together by worshipping Jesus and seeking to grow as followers of Jesus who serve our community and world. 


You are invited to come to one of our Sunday services with to experience our community as we authentically engaging our lives with God. 



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