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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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Holy Week Begins This Sunday

Holy Week begins Sunday, April 13, with a celebration of Palm/Passion Sunday. As we near the end of our Lenten journey, we hope you will join us for worship on Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday.

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UMW Flea Market Approaches

Help to support the United Methodist Women's mission work by participating in UMW's annual flea market on April 16 from 9am - 2pm at FUMC.

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Got Prayer: Physical Prayer

Join us for our final installment of our "Got Prayer?" worship series. We will be learning about physical prayer, including labyrinth walking, as a way of focusing our minds and bodies toward God.

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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: April

Dear Church Family:
Jesus of Nazareth requests the honor of your presence at a special observance of the Passover Seder Feast, to be held in his honor on Thursday evening, April 17, 2014, be-ginning […]

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FUMC Welcomes the Ithaca College Choir

First United Methodist Church is pleased to host the Ithaca College Choir as part of their 2014 Spring Tour!
The Ithaca College Choir, under the direction of Dr. Janet Galván, will perform its program […]

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