Posts by fumclenoir

Posts by fumclenoir

After Easter Message

Dear FUMC Family, What a wonderful Lent and Easter we experienced at First UMC!  The Palm/Passion Sunday commemoration was powerful, as was the choir’s presentation of “The Weeping Tree” along with readers and dramatists, on Good Friday evening. Too, our Holy/Maundy Thursday services were meaningful, as we followed Jesus through supper with His disciples as he continued to walk to the Cross for us. Then we turned out at dawn for our Easter Sunrise service, followed by a wonderful breakfast…

Easter Week Schedule

Holy Week Worship Schedule April 17 – 4:30 Children’s Easter Egg HuntApril 18 – 12:00 pm Maundy Thursday Service                    Holy Communion offered until 1:00 pm                    6:00 pm Maundy Thursday ServiceApril 19 – 7:30 pm Good Friday Service – “The Weeping Tree”April 21 – Easter Sunday                    7:00 am Sunrise Service in Columbarium Courtyard     …
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Meet Our New Pastor

Reverend Dr. Dave Melton The Reverend Dr. David S. Melton is the Senior Pastor of Providence United Methodist Church. He has served numerous large churches in western North Carolina, including most recently: Memorial UMC, Thomasville; First UMC, Waynesville; and West Market Street UMC in Greensboro. In 2014, West Market experienced its largest net membership growth in more than 30 years. Dave is an elder in full connection in the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Dave is…