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Traditional Services (8:15 & 10:45) @ Main Sanctuary

Contemportary Services (9:30 & 10:45) @ First Place

Sunday School for all ages (9:30) @ Main Building

Free Community Breakfast (8:30-10am) @ First Place


Christmas Eve at The First United Methodist Church

Service Times: Traditional Services at 5, 7, 9 & 11pm

Contempary Service: 6pm at First Place (16 W. Franklin St., Troy

Childcare is available at 5 & 7pm in the Church Nursery


International Missions

Bradley's House of Hope Child Sponsorships

By sponsoring a child, your gift enables the ministry of Bradley’s House of Hope / Tesoros de Dios (God’s Treasures) to continue to provide services for a child in the areas of: Physical Therapy, Hippo Therapy, Special Education and Transportation. It cost approximately $90 monthly to provide therapy and services for each child. You may choose to sponsor a child from one of 3 options:

$30 monthly ($360 yearly)

$45 monthly ($540 yearly)

$90 monthly ($1080 yearly)

A table is set up in the Gathering Room with profiles of the children, Child Sponsorship packets and Sponsorship Application Forms. You may choose a child or you may be matched with a child. If you choose a child, you may take their profile page. If you choose to be matched with a child, their Profile will be sent to you. You will receive two updates throughout the year. The Child Sponsorship Packet has all the information you will need such as; where to pay, how to pay and where to get more information.


Ministries

"Take Them a Meal"

Did you know our Nurture Committee coordinates meals for those who could use a helping hand during an illness or difficult time? If you would like to provide meals please contact Cynde Sroufe at 524-9300 or email: cynrae@hotmail.com. Once you are signed up, you will be notified by email when meals are needed.


Online Giving

Always available

During the summer due to vacations & activities and in the winter, due to inclement weather, church attendance goes down. As a result, church giving goes down as well. One way to help us smooth out the peaks and valleys of operating income is to sign up for automatic recurring giving online. It's fast, easy and secure. Just go to our website, www.troyfumc.org, and click on Giving. You can set up automatic weekly or monthly giving from your checking account or from a credit card, or just make a one-time online gift. If you don't have internet access, contact the office for a paper sign-up form.


Ministries

Christian Education

Sunday Morning at 9:30, Sept-May

Faith Journey meets in the Chapel to continue the Andy Stanley video series. This is led by the Lybargers and the Blyths.

Fellowship Class #311

Seeker’s Class #321 Marilyn Phillips is leading a study of Hebrews.

Soul Café meets in the Library on the 3rd floor. They are using LifeTree Cafe video series.

Small Group meets on Thursdays at 6pm in First Place. This group is facilitated by Pastor Ty. All are welcome to attend.

Men’s Ministries:

Men’s Life meets Monday’s at Bob Evans(Troy) 6:30 a.m. with Ted Lyons leading the small group discussion of the Men’s Life curriculum. All men are invited. Call Ted at 335-6318 for more information.

Saturday’s Men’s Group: 7:30 a.m. Bob Evans(Troy) with Allen Mack leading the discussion of Max Lucado's "Facing Your Giants." Starts Sept 6. All men are welcome!

Men’s Prayer Breakfast Saturdays 7:30 a.m.at Friendlys (Troy). These men use The Upper Room for devotions and discussion.

Monthly Ministries

Soup, Salad, and Stories meets on the third Thursday of the month (Oct-May) at 11:30 a.m. with Mary Deem as leader in the Agape room at First Place. Participants share in bringing soup, salad and dessert. They are currently studying Twelve Women of the Bible (life changing stories for women today) by Lysa Terkeust. Come join the ladies for fun and fellowship!


TFYG: Troy First Youth Group

Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm, Sept-May

"We the Troy First Youth are committed to living life like Christ through serving others, being thoughtful, rejoicing loudly and encouraging others to know that they are loved."

Our ministry has been blessed by an amazingly supportive church body, and some fantastic youth advisors. We hope all 6-12 grade students are able to join us every Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm @ First Place. It's going to be an exciting year as we grow together in faith and community.


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