News and Events


May Sermons

Posted by MamaB | No Comments »
On May 1st, Pastor Dan will finish up the God Had You in Mind series with a sermon on Looking at the Future. On Mother's Day - May 8th - the church will welcome back to the pulpit Rev. John Naile. Please stay for coffee hour as the Kidz on ... Continue


New Sermon Series: God Had You In Mind

Posted by MamaB | No Comments »
The sermon series for April will be centered on What God Had in Mind for us. The schedule for the series is: April 3: Spiritual Gifts based on 1 Corinthians 12:4-13 and 27-31: April 10: Passions and Abilities based on Matthew 25:14-30; April 17: Personality Traits based on Psalm 139: ... Continue


Sermon Series – The Purpose Driven Life

Posted by MamaB | No Comments »
Pastor Dan will use the popular book, The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren, as the basis for the upcoming sermon series. The Purpose-Driven Life answers the question “What on earth am I here for?” The answer is we are here for five purposes: (1) to bring God pleasure, (2) ... Continue


January Sermon Series

Posted by MamaB | 2 Comments »
Starting January 10th, Pastor Dan will be beginning a new sermon series on Marriage. Come to 8:00 AM, 9:15 AM or 10:30 AM to hear about this important topic: January 10 Marriage: Communication Break Down: Words, Problem Solving and Listening January 17 Marriage: The Five Love Languages Part 1 January 24 Marriage: The Five Love Languages ... Continue


Hunger and Homelessness

Posted by MamaB | No Comments »
Bags are being distributed at church to help with the problem of hunger and homelessness. People are asked to take the bags and use them to donate food to the Otsego County Food Pantry. Instructions are included in the bag. The bags should be returned to the church by no ... Continue


It’s Pasty Time

Posted by MamaB | No Comments »
We will be baking pasties this year on November 19th, 20th and 21st, so place your orders now by calling Pat Marple (732-9064) or by completing the form in the church bulletin. You may also order them at Holiday House which will be held on Saturday, November 7th from 9am ... Continue


Holiday House is Coming

Posted by MamaB | No Comments »
Holiday House is right around the corner. The annual bazaar will be held at the church November 7. The UMW will be hosting this event which is celebrating its 57th year.   COME TO OUR 57TH HOLIDAY HOUSE FREE ADMISSION! Saturday, November 7, 2015, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm SANTA AND MRS.CLAUS from 10:30 am ... Continue


Fall Schedule Starting Up

Posted by MamaB | No Comments »
Starting September 1st, the regular schedule of the church will return as UMW has its first general meeting. The chancel choir began practice on September 2nd and will perform for the first time on Spetmeber 13th. As always, new members are welcome. On September 8th, the Primetimer Group will resume. ... Continue


Rev. Naile Returns

Posted by MamaB | No Comments »
Rev. John Naile has returned to the staff of Gaylord First United Methodist Church. He is the new Pastor of Visitation. In this position, he will make calls on behalf of the church to anyone needing pastoral care. In addition, he will be in the pulpit when Pastor Dan is ... Continue


One Conference

Posted by MamaB | No Comments »
The votes have been counted, and Bishop Deb happily announced that the first step has been taken for the Methodist Church in the state of Michigan to now become under the jurisdiction of one conference. Both the Western Conference and the Detroit Conference voted overwhelmingly in favor of joining the ... Continue