First United Methodist Church
Plymouth, Indiana

Welcome to Our Church

This week we’re returning to Jacob and his family who have now spent about 20 years with Laban, the father of Jacob’s two wives, Leah and Rachel.  In the women’s competition to provide sons for Jacob, both Leah and Rachel have given him their maidservants as wives, and all together the 4 women have bore him 11 sons and one daughter.  Sadly, after this encounter with Esau, Rachel will bear Jacob his 12th son, Benjamin, and she will die in childbirth. Leah and Rachel are not the only...
Whenever I read the story of Jacob’s family, I’m reassured.  The dysfunction that exists in my family is so trivial compared to his.  And knowing that even with all that family drama, God blessed Jacob and makes a nation of him, is an encouragement, I think for all of us! Last week you’ll remember, Jacob was on the run from his twin brother Esau, fearing for his life, as he had stolen his father’s blessing that had been intended for Esau, his firstborn. Their  mother Rebekah has continued to...
We’re going to hop back into the book of Genesis this a.m., with the story of Jacob and Esau. Jacob and Esau were twins, born to Isaac and Rebekah. Even before the twins were born, it seemed to her that there was a wrestling match going on inside her belly. There was a rivalry between those two boys long before they were ever born. And when they were born—though Esau entered the world first, Jacob was clutching the heel of his brother, following behind, a close second...

Upcoming Events

We are suspending live services and events in accord with the Governor's Stay Home order. We are live streaming Sunday services at 10:30 am on Facebook and uploading it to YouTube. We are also live streaming The Well service at 5 pm on Sunday evenings and again uploading to YouTube. 


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Weekly Bible Verse

"God is my Refuge and my Strength." -  Psalm 46:1-3

Daily Devotions

Saturday, June 27, 2020

To grow is to emerge gradually from a land where our vision is limited, where we are seeking and governed by egotistical pleasure, by our sympathies and antipathies, to a land of unlimited horizons and universal love, where we will be open to every person and desire their happiness.
Jean Vanier

Our Ministries

Our programs and services for adults allow us to enjoy fellowship and worship together. The First United Methodist Church also has several groups for adults and Bible Studies throughout the week.
We offer several fun and unique programs and activities that children and youth love! From our fun Sunday School to exciting community events, we have everything your child needs to grow with God.
Music impacts everyone. The First United Methodist Church provides a wonderful ministry through music. Please visit our church on Sunday and experience the glorious and vibrant sounds.