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Thank you for visiting our website, we look forward to your visit in person to experience our community here in Melrose, Massachusetts. Please make yourself at home and learn more about our welcoming congregation. You can contact us using the information on our "Contact" page for more information or to speak with someone about our congregation. We look forward to meeting you at worship soon!

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URGENT NEED FOR DONATIONS FOR SILENT AUCTION for Church Fair Nov. 8th! This is the biggest share of the total proceeds! So please, please put on those thinking caps and come forward with an item, service, or gift certificate that we can use in our Silent Auction. To donate: contact Alison at: 781-665-5875 or Monique at: 781-789-5610.

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First United Methodist Church

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Our Mission and Vision

Together we are called to be a welcoming Christian congregation that lifts the spirit and compels us to reach out to the community to bear witness to God's presence in our lives. As a people called by God, our vision is to be a servant people striving for peace and love in an imperfect world.

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A Reconciling Congregation

The First United Methodist Church of Melrose embraces Jesus' message that God loves and accepts every person. Jesus calls us to the ministry of reconciliation and grace. Read more about what it means for us to be a reconciling community.

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Ministries for Children and Youth

Our church's youth and children gather on Sunday mornings during Sunday school time to connect with each other, share and learn about themselves, their faith and the world around them.

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Ministries for Adults

At FUMC, we offer fellowship, service, and spiritual growth opportunities for adults of all ages.

What's New at FUMC

A Message from Our Pastor: October

FROM THE PASTOR   10-16 update!! 
Dear friends,
I invite you to be a part of our Laity Sunday church retreat this Sunday! Anne Hillman is planning a meaningful time of learning, worshipping, sharing, and […]

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All-Church Retreat, Sunday, Oct. 19th

Come join us for a day-long retreat exploring spiritual journeys through the ancient practice of walking labyrinths.  Rev. Holly Benzenhafer Redford, A Certified Labyrinth Facilitator, alone with Pastor Stacey and Anne Hillman, will […]

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