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It is our desire that this website serve as an introduction to The First United Methodist Church of Hartselle, Alabama; to her members, her staff, our life together and the ministry we carry forward in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
At FUMC Hartselle you will find a membership that is loving, open, friendly and committed to growing in their faith. You will discover a host of studies and other activities that touch all ages and stages in life’s journey. From the babies in the nurseries, to the children and the youth, and the young, middle and older adults, this church has programs to help you grow in your faith and find avenues to serve others in the name of Jesus Christ.
At this church you will find a staff that is experienced and committed to help the members carrying forward their vows of membership to support their church with their prayers, their presence, their gifts, their service and their witness.
Worship is the vital heart of this church and the door through which most enter into the life of this community of faith. We offer traditional services in the sanctuary at 8:45 am and 11:00 am and a contemporary service at 9:00 am in the gym of our Ministry Center. The music at each is excellent and the pastors work hard to offer sermons that are engaging and helpful for daily living as a disciple of Jesus Christ. Visit all of these to find the one that best meets your needs.
I am joined by the membership and staff of this church in extending to you a warm and sincere welcome to this church and an invitation to experience all that is The First United Methodist Church of Hartselle.
PASTOR JIMMY BASSHAM
A Letter From Our Pastor
WHO WE ARE
The United Methodist Church is a worldwide church of twelve million people descended from the ministry of Rev. John Wesley (1709-1792). Our church is warm-hearted and life centered. We believe in adherence to the basics of faith without strict doctrinal requirements. We have many distinctive contributions to Christianity including disciple-making small groups and the emphasis on both experience and belief.
Our Early Service offers the traditional setting of a sanctuary with a less formal worship structure. The liturgy has a less structured format than the 11:00 Service. This service incorporates traditional hymns and other music as presented by our Music Ministries.
Please join us for this service at 8:45 AM on Sunday mornings.
Our contemporary service is called CROSSTIES and is a vital part of our community. Each service is filled with modern worship music and multimedia all designed to bring worshipers closer to God. CROSSTIES meet in our Ministry Center and we offer coffee and refreshments beforehand.
Please join us at 9:00am on Sunday Mornings for this lively worship experience.
Our Traditional Service offers the setting of a sanctuary and incorporates the traditional Methodist liturgy. This service incorporates traditional hymns and other music as presented by our Music Ministries. Communion is offered one Sunday each month.
Please join us for this service at 11:00 AM on Sunday mornings.
TRADITIONAL - 8:45am
CONTEMPORARY - 9:00am
TRADITIONAL - 11:00am
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