Special Events

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Women's Community Bible Study

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Levi Jackson Park Clubhouse, 998 Levi Jackson Rd, London, KY

The final event of the 2021 Women’s Community Bible Study Series will be hosted on Wednesday, August 18 at 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. at Levi Jackson Park Clubhouse in London. The event was originally scheduled to run for six weeks from July 7 - August 11, 2021. However, the final date of the series is being postponed from August 11 to August 18. This inaugural season of the series for women is hosted by local churches, is free, and has featured a different speaker and free light lunch each Wednesday.

Wed Aug 18 ~ Mary Magdalene ~ Rev. Griffin Ryan of First Presbyterian

The Clubhouse is located at Levi Jackson Park at 998 Levi Jackson Road in London. It is the blue building at the top of the hill to the right overlooking the Amphitheater, when entering the park from US Route 25.

All adult women are warmly welcome to attend. No childcare is available.

For more details and direct messaging of questions, please go to Facebook.com/WomensBibleSeries.

Annual Summer Church Yard Sale

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First United Methodist Church of London, 301 W. 5th St, London, KY

Our annual Summer Yard Sale will be hosted at our church on Thurs Aug 5 - Sat Aug 7.

Hours will be:

Thurs Aug 5 ~ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Fri Aug 6 ~ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sat Aug 7 ~ 8:00 am - 12 Noon

Lots of clothes for only $1.00 ... toys, household items, furniture, and more!

Come on out!!

Women's Community Bible Study

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Levi Jackson Park Clubhouse, 998 Levi Jackson Rd, London, KY

A Women’s Community Bible Study Series will be hosted at Levi Jackson Clubhouse on Wednesdays @ 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. for six weeks from July 7 - August 11.

The series for adult women is Free, and will feature a light lunch and a different speaker each week.

The event is sponsored by local churches, with Speakers and Topics to include:

Wed July 7 ~ Eve ~ Deevon Wooton of The Creek

Wed July 14 ~ The Woman at the Well ~ Sharon Kidd of First Baptist

Wed July 21 ~ Sarah ~ Deneen Howard of New Life

Wed July 28 ~ Ruth and Esther ~ Sherri George of First Methodist ~ Special Music by Karen Webb

Wed Aug 4 ~ Mary, Mother of Jesus ~ Sister Marge Manning of St. Williams

Wed Aug 11 ~ Mary Magdalene ~ Rev. Griffin Ryan of First Presbyterian

  • The Clubhouse at Levi Jackson Park is the blue building at the top of the hill to the right overlooking the Amphitheater.

  • No childcare is available for this event.

  • For more details, or to ask questions via messaging, please go to: Facebook.com/WomensBibleSeries

Vacation Bible School ~ Adventure Island

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First United Methodist Church of London, 301 W. 5th St, London, KY

Our Vacation Bible School with a theme of "Discovery on Adventure Island: Quest for God’s Great Light" will be hosted at the church on Wed July 28 – Fri July 30 @ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  A free meal for kids will be served each evening!  Parents may drop off kids by 6 pm nightly in the New Fellowship Hall on the lower level of the church for this free program!

A Kick-off Party will be hosted on Tues July 27 @ 10:00 a.m. - 12 Noon at Levi Jackson Park Pool.  Donuts, milk, and juice will be served.

Register for VBS by July 19, if possible, at LondonUMC.org/VBS so the correct sizes of t-shirts may be ordered for kids, please.

Vacation Bible School ~ Adventure Island

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First United Methodist Church of London, 301 W. 5th St, London, KY

Our Vacation Bible School with a theme of "Discovery on Adventure Island: Quest for God’s Great Light" will be hosted at the church on Wed July 28 – Fri July 30 @ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  A free meal for kids will be served each evening!  Parents may drop off kids by 6 pm nightly in the New Fellowship Hall on the lower level of the church for this free program!

A Kick-off Party will be hosted on Tues July 27 @ 10:00 a.m. - 12 Noon at Levi Jackson Park Pool.  Donuts, milk, and juice will be served.

Register for VBS by July 19, if possible, at LondonUMC.org/VBS so the correct sizes of t-shirts may be ordered for kids, please.

Vacation Bible School ~ Adventure Island

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First United Methodist Church of London, 301 W. 5th St, London, KY

Our Vacation Bible School with a theme of "Discovery on Adventure Island: Quest for God’s Great Light" will be hosted at the church on Wed July 28 – Fri July 30 @ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  A free meal for kids will be served each evening!  Parents may drop off kids by 6 pm nightly in the New Fellowship Hall on the lower level of the church for this free program!

A Kick-off Party will be hosted on Tues July 27 @ 10:00 a.m. - 12 Noon at Levi Jackson Park Pool.  Donuts, milk, and juice will be served.

Register for VBS by July 19, if possible, at LondonUMC.org/VBS so the correct sizes of t-shirts may be ordered for kids, please.

Women's Community Bible Study

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Levi Jackson Park Clubhouse, 998 Levi Jackson Rd, London, KY

A Women’s Community Bible Study Series will be hosted at Levi Jackson Clubhouse on Wednesdays @ 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. for six weeks from July 7 - August 11.

The series for adult women is Free, and will feature a light lunch and a different speaker each week.

The event is sponsored by local churches, with Speakers and Topics to include:

Wed July 7 ~ Eve ~ Deevon Wooton of The Creek

Wed July 14 ~ The Woman at the Well ~ Sharon Kidd of First Baptist

Wed July 21 ~ Sarah ~ Deneen Howard of New Life

Wed July 28 ~ Ruth and Esther ~ Sherri George of First Methodist ~ Special Music by Karen Webb

Wed Aug 4 ~ Mary, Mother of Jesus ~ Sister Marge Manning of St. Williams

Wed Aug 11 ~ Mary Magdalene ~ Rev. Griffin Ryan of First Presbyterian

  • The Clubhouse at Levi Jackson Park is the blue building at the top of the hill to the right overlooking the Amphitheater.

  • No childcare is available for this event.

  • For more details, or to ask questions via messaging, please go to: Facebook.com/WomensBibleSeries

Kick Off Pool Party ~ Vacation Bible School

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Levi Jackson Park Pool, 998 Levi Jackson Rd, London, KY

A Kick-Off Pool Party for kids attending our Vacation Bible School will be hosted on Tues July 27 @ 10:00 a.m. - 12 Noon at Levi Jackson Park Pool. Donuts, milk, and juice will be served.

  • Our Vacation Bible School will be hosted at First United Methodist Church of London from Wed July 28 - Fri July 30 @ 6:00 - 8:00 pm.
    For more info, please go to LondonUMC.org/VBS

Women's Community Bible Study

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Levi Jackson Park Clubhouse, 998 Levi Jackson Rd, London, KY

A Women’s Community Bible Study Series will be hosted at Levi Jackson Clubhouse on Wednesdays @ 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. for six weeks from July 7 - August 11.

The series for adult women is Free, and will feature a light lunch and a different speaker each week.

The event is sponsored by local churches, with Speakers and Topics to include:

Wed July 7 ~ Eve ~ Deevon Wooton of The Creek

Wed July 14 ~ The Woman at the Well ~ Sharon Kidd of First Baptist

Wed July 21 ~ Sarah ~ Deneen Howard of New Life

Wed July 28 ~ Ruth and Esther ~ Sherri George of First Methodist ~ Special Music by Karen Webb

Wed Aug 4 ~ Mary, Mother of Jesus ~ Sister Marge Manning of St. Williams

Wed Aug 11 ~ Mary Magdalene ~ Rev. Griffin Ryan of First Presbyterian

  • The Clubhouse at Levi Jackson Park is the blue building at the top of the hill to the right overlooking the Amphitheater.

  • No childcare is available for this event.

  • For more details, or to ask questions via messaging, please go to: Facebook.com/WomensBibleSeries

Women's Community Bible Study

 —  —

Levi Jackson Park Clubhouse, 998 Levi Jackson Rd, London, KY

A Women’s Community Bible Study Series will be hosted at Levi Jackson Clubhouse on Wednesdays @ 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. for six weeks from July 7 - August 11.

The series for adult women is Free, and will feature a light lunch and a different speaker each week.

The event is sponsored by local churches, with Speakers and Topics to include:

Wed July 7 ~ Eve ~ Deevon Wooton of The Creek

Wed July 14 ~ The Woman at the Well ~ Sharon Kidd of First Baptist

Wed July 21 ~ Sarah ~ Deneen Howard of New Life

Wed July 28 ~ Ruth and Esther ~ Sherri George of First Methodist ~ Special Music by Karen Webb

Wed Aug 4 ~ Mary, Mother of Jesus ~ Sister Marge Manning of St. Williams

Wed Aug 11 ~ Mary Magdalene ~ Rev. Griffin Ryan of First Presbyterian

  • The Clubhouse at Levi Jackson Park is the blue building at the top of the hill to the right overlooking the Amphitheater.

  • No childcare is available for this event.

  • For more details, or to ask questions via messaging, please go to: Facebook.com/WomensBibleSeries

Women's Community Bible Study

 —  —

Levi Jackson Park Clubhouse, 998 Levi Jackson Rd, London, KY

A Women’s Community Bible Study Series will be hosted at Levi Jackson Clubhouse on Wednesdays @ 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. for six weeks from July 7 - August 11.

The series for adult women is Free, and will feature a light lunch and a different speaker each week.

The event is sponsored by local churches, with Speakers and Topics to include:

Wed July 7 ~ Eve ~ Deevon Wooton of The Creek

Wed July 14 ~ The Woman at the Well ~ Sharon Kidd of First Baptist

Wed July 21 ~ Sarah ~ Deneen Howard of New Life

Wed July 28 ~ Ruth and Esther ~ Sherri George of First Methodist ~ Special Music by Karen Webb

Wed Aug 4 ~ Mary, Mother of Jesus ~ Sister Marge Manning of St. Williams

Wed Aug 11 ~ Mary Magdalene ~ Rev. Griffin Ryan of First Presbyterian

  • The Clubhouse at Levi Jackson Park is the blue building at the top of the hill to the right overlooking the Amphitheater.

  • No childcare is available for this event.

  • For more details, or to ask questions via messaging, please go to: Facebook.com/WomensBibleSeries

Holy Week Weekday Services

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First United Methodist Church of London, 301 W. 5th St, London, KY

  • Musical Live Streams ~
    Beautiful music focusing on our Savior Monday-Wednesday.

Watch via Facebook.com/LondonUMC/Videos.

Monday ~ Sherri George ~ I Believe in a Hill Called Mt. Calvary
Tuesday ~ Daniel Carmack ~ What a Day That Will Be.
Wednesday ~ Nathan & Peter Jasinski ~ Nearer My God to Thee.

  • Maundy Thursday ~ Thurs Apr 1 @ 7:00 p.m. ~ A reflective service with safe socially distanced Celebration of Holy Communion at the rail in our lovely Sanctuary. Special guest speaker Rev. Sid Collins.

  • Good Friday ~ Fri Apr 2 @ 7:00 p.m. ~ A darkened service with readings and music reflecting the crucifixion of Jesus in our lovely Sanctuary. Featuring special music by Brad Jones and a message by Pastor Sean Ryan.

  • Thursday and Friday evening services will also be Live Streamed via 1umctv.com and Facebook.com/LondonUMC.

Palm Sunday Services

First United Methodist Church of London, 301 W. 5th St, London, KY

Our Worship Services at both 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. will be hosted in our lovely Sanctuary on March 28 ~ Palm Sunday and April 4 ~ Easter Sunday. Palm Sunday will be our first service worshiping in our Sanctuary at 11:00 a.m. since the pandemic began. We hosted our first Drive-In Services on Palm Sunday 2020, and are excited to return to our beautiful Sanctuary on Palm Sunday 2021.

Social distancing and masks will continue to be incorporated for the safety of our cherished church family and guests. We look forward to welcoming you home to First Methodist

Lenten Devotionals

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Virtual Daily Devotionals and Wednesday Night Bible Studies.

Lent is a season of forty days, not counting Sundays, beginning on Ash Wednesday and ending on Holy Saturday.

Forty days is the time Jesus spent in the wilderness, enduring the temptations of Satan and preparing to begin His ministry. Lent is a time of repentance, fasting, and preparation for Easter.

  • Daily Devotionals with Pastor Sean starting on Wed Feb 17 @ 10:00 a.m. and continuing for the 40 days of Lent feature the writings of the late Henri Nouwen in a devotional called Steadfast Love. The small paperback book to be used is available during our Sunday Worship Services or via our Church Office. Devotionals will run Wed Feb 17 - Sat Apr 3 @ 10:00 a.m. on Mondays-Saturdays.

  • Wednesday Night Bible Study is being jointly led from Feb 24-Mar 31 @ 7:00 p.m. by Pastor Sean and his wife Pastor Griffin Ryan. The last words said by Jesus are being studied, as presented in a book by Susan Robb ~ Seven Words ~ which is available via Amazon or Cokesbury, or by contacting our Church Office.

Ash Wednesday Services

First United Methodist Church of London, 301 W. 5th St, London, KY 40741

☆ Virtual Ash Wednesday Service ~ 7:00 p.m. ~ A Virtual Service will be Live Streamed at 7:00 p.m. via 1umctv.com and Facebook.com/LondonUMC.

☆ Due to Winter Weather, the Individual Worship in our Sanctuary @ 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. has been cancelled. We will only host the Virtual Service to be Live Streamed. All are warmly welcome to watch and worship with us from the safety of your homes.

Pastor Sean will have ashes available at this Sunday's worship services.

Hymn Sing

London Farmer's Market, Corner of Main and Dixie Streets, London, KY

First United Methodist Church of London will host a Hymn Sing on Sunday, June 14, at 11:00 a.m. The special musical service will be part of our Drive-In Church Services at London Farmer's Market, located at the corner of Main and Dixie Streets. Special guest vocalists Daniel Carmack and Karen Webb will be featured, along with all-time favorite hymns. All are warmly welcome to attend.

Wednesday Night Bible Study with Pastor Matthew

Facebook Live

LAST ONE! Pastor Matthew will host his last Wednesday Night Bible Study via Facebook Live on Wed June 3 @ 7:00 pm. You're warmly welcome to join us on our Facebook Page!
www.Facebook.com/LondonUMC/videos

Drive-In Church Services

London Farmer's Market, Corner of Main and Dixie Streets, London, KY

Join us as we host Drive-In Church Services for the next two Sundays ~ Apr 19 and Apr 26 ~ @ 11:00 am at London Farmer's Market! Cars will be appropriately spaced for social distancing, and approvals have been secured from the City. 💛🚗 "Come As You Are, and Stay In Your Car!" 🚗💛 We will also broadcast our services on Sundays, as always, at 11:00 a.m. via Radio at 106.9 FM and 1400 AM, and via Live Stream at 1umctv.com and via Facebook Live.

Easter Drive-In Church Services

London Farmer's Market, Corner of Main and Dixie Streets, London, KY

We will host Drive-In Church this Sunday, April 12, at the London Farmer's Market at the corner of Main and Dixie Streets, near the London Community Center. Pastor Matthew and Brad have secured the official approvals, and our services will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Easter Sunday! Cars will be spaced to compliment social distancing! Come as You Are, and Stay In Your Car! We look forward to seeing everyone in their cars this Sunday! We will also host Live Stream and Radio Broadcasts of our services this Sunday, as always, at 11:00 a.m.