Click HERE to view the live recording from Sunday morning's in-person Traditional Service. You can also find the daily readings & notices at the bottom of this email.

Please be in prayer for those impacted by Hurricane Ida. Click HERE for more info on how to help!
COVID UPDATES

July 28, 2021 Update: With protective caution and following the recommendations of the CDC, we recommend that all who attend Sunday Services and/or any church activity at FUMC resume wearing masks--regardless of their vaccination status. Read full update...

August 29, 2021 Update: We ask that all attending in-person activities Fist Church follow all CDC guidelines regarding quarantine and isolation after infection or exposure. Read full update...
Featured Events
Senior Pastor’s Bible Study
Starting September 15, 2021 | 6:00 – 7:00pm
Join Senior Pastor, Dr. Wesley H. Wachob on Wednesday nights as he leads a study of “The Bible and the Apostles’ Creed”. No book required.

Friday Night at the Wright
Friday, September 17 | 6pm Doors open at 5:30 | The Wright Place $10
Join us for a fun filled evening of fellowship with friends for a good ole' fashioned fried chicken picnic dinner. Music performance by The Hall Brothers & Friends. They play a variety of music favorites that you do not want to miss. RSVP to the Front Office by September 15th.
Tour of First Church
Sunday, September 19th | 9:30am
As a follow up to the Intro to First Church Class we would like to invite you to come take a tour of our campus. Tour starts at 9:30, please meet by the fountain in between the Sanctuary and the Wesley Abbey. If it rains please meet in the Front Office Lobby. Contact
LAdair@fumcpensacola.com for more info.
Monday, September 13
Senior High Bible Study
Mondays | 7:30am | Panera
Serving the Hungry
Mondays & Thursdays | 8:00am - 1:00pm
Faith and Fitness
Led by Denise Van Atta
Mondays, Starting September 13 | 5:00pm | Front Lawn
A fitness and accountability group which focuses on strength training, cardiovascular fitness, and core exercises.
Get Wright on Mondays
Led by Lisa Bond
Mondays | 5:30pm | Wesley Abbey Parlor
Centering Prayer Group
Mondays | 6:00pm | Hybrid
Monday Night Class
Mondays | 6:00pm | Wesley Abbey, Room 101
Grand Monday Nights
Hosted by The Grand-Parenting Class
Mondays | 7:00pm | via Zoom
Tuesday, September 14
Coffee with Friends
Tuesdays | 9:30 - 10:30am | First Church Library
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Tuesdays | 10:00am | Wesley Abbey 101
Centering Prayer Group
Tuesdays | 10:00am | Hybrid
Creation Care
Led by Maggi Salter
Tuesdays | 6:30pm | via Zoom
Are you interested in learning more about Creation Care? Have you been feeling called to learn how to be better stewards of the Earth God created? Join this group to learn ways to live it out!
Wednesday, September 15
Dad's Bible Study
Wednesdays | 7:30am | Polanza
Wednesday Night Dinner
5:00 - 6:00pm | The Wright Place
Come and enjoy a meal and fellowship with your church family! Registration required.
Dinner Menu: Chicken and WIld Rice Casserole, Mixed Veggies, Roll, Salad, & Dessert

Please note that masks are required while in the serving line and while moving about the dining room.
Wednesday Night Adult Classes
6:00 - 7:00pm | Various Locations
We have a variety of classes and groups that gather on Wednesday nights in the Fall. Class descriptions and locations are listed below. Please register if possible!
Senior Pastor’s Bible Study
Starting September 15, 2021 | 6:00 – 7:00pm | Wesley Abbey
Join Senior Pastor, Dr. Wesley H. Wachob on Wednesday nights as he leads a study of “The Bible and the Apostles’ Creed”. No book required.
Disciple Bible Fast Track
Wright Place, 2nd Floor, Room 205
Led by Earle McAuley & Patrick Houghton

5 Love Languages
Wright Place, 2nd Floor, Room, 204
Led by David Boyd

Brave Church
HYBRID (via Zoom), Wright Place, 2nd Floor, Room 202
Led by Donell Seager

Parent’s Community Group
The Wright Place, Great Hall

Weight Watchers
5:30 (weigh in), 6:00 – 6:30pm (meeting) | Wesley Abbey (Room to be determined)
Led by Carol Tullius
FREE! Kid Connect at Night 
5:30 - 7:15 pm

NEW! Preschool Choir
5:30 - 6:00pm
Tween and Mid-High Bible Study
6:00-7:15pm | Youth Building
Weekly Adult Choir Rehearsal
6:15 – 7:15pm | Gym
Thursday, September 16
Serving the Hungry
Mondays & Thursdays | 8:00am - 1:00pm
Yoga
Led by Lynn Bonner Jackson, Yoga Instructor
Thursdays | 11:00 - 12:00pm | 2nd Floor Lobby, Wesley Abbey
This class promotes flexibility, balance, alignment, strength & relaxation. There is a fee for each class. Bring your own mat
Mom's Bible Study
Thursdays, 8:15am, Wesley Abbey Coffee Shop
Friday, September 17
Friday Night at the Wright
Friday, September 17 | 6pm Doors open at 5:30 | The Wright Place $10
Join us for a fun filled evening of fellowship with friends for a good ole' fashioned fried chicken picnic dinner. Music performance by The Hall Brothers & Friends. They play a variety of music favorites that you do not want to miss. RSVP to the Front Office by September 15th.
Sunday, September 19
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
8:00 & 11:00am Traditional in the gym & 11:00am ICON in Wesley Abbey
Online: 8:00am & 11:00am Facebook & FUMCPensacola.com 

With protective caution and following the recommendations of the CDC, we recommend that all who attend Sunday Services and/or any church activity at FUMC resume wearing masks--regardless of their vaccination status.
Nursery available for Infant - 2 years old. Click HERE for more info.

Contact Info@FUMCPensacola.com for more information.
Tour of First Church
Sunday, September 19th | 9:30am
As a follow up to the Intro to First Church Class we would like to invite you to come take a tour of our campus. Tour starts at 9:30, please meet by the fountain in between the Sanctuary and the Wesley Abbey. If it rains please meet in the Front Office Lobby. Contact
LAdair@fumcpensacola.com for more info.
Sunday Morning Classes
9:30 - 10:30am
Sunday Night Youth & Choir
Sundays | 4:30 - 7:30pm
Tween - Club 56 & Choir
Sundays | 4:30 - 6:30pm
Griefshare Bereavement Support Group
Sundays | 5:45pm - 7:30pm | Perry Home
This 10-week grief recovery support group is "Christ-centered" and is designed with direction and purpose for those grieving. During these 10 weeks, you'll discover how helpful it is to be around people who have an understanding of how you feel. You'll learn how to walk the journey of grief and be supported on the way. It is a place where grieving people find healing and hope. Dinner is provided. Email Jennifer Piver, JPiver@FUMCPensacola.com for more information.
LOOKING AHEAD
Silver and Gold
Thursday, September 23 | 11:00am -1:00pm | Wright Place | $10
Join us for a fun filled afternoon of fellowship with friends, a delicious lunch and a music performance by The String Farm Band. RSVP by September 21st.
Possible Middle School Bible Study
Thursday Mornings | Whataburger on Gregory
We would like to see if there is interest in a Thursday morning, middle school bible study at Whataburger on Gregory. In order for this to work, we will need parents to carpool to the various schools. If you are available, or would like your student to participate, please let Denise know what school and when school begins. We may not be able to accommodate all the schools.
WHAT'S HAPPENING IN SEPTEMBER
Find out what's happening at First Church this month! Join us for learning, fellowship, and fun!
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Kitchen Volunteer
We are in need of a kitchen volunteer. For more information, contact Mici Kuba at mkuba@fumcpensacola.com.

Youth Kitchen Volunteer
Ruth’s Kitchen is looking for youth 7th grade and above to help in the kitchen on Wednesday evenings and during special events. Duties would include clearing tables, washing and putting away dishes, and moving tables and chairs. Time worked will be credited to a voucher that can be turned in to offset cost of youth activities. For more information, contact Mici Kuba at mkuba@fumcpensacola.com.

Ushers & Greeters
We are in need of ushers and greeters for ALL services on Sunday mornings. Service times include 8:00 & 11:00am Traditional in the Gym and 11:00am ICON in Wesley Abbey. For more information, contact Lacey Adair at LAdair@fumcpensacola.com.
NOTICES
There are no new notices this week.

If you would like to add something to next week's notices, contact Ginger Raines at GRaines@FUMCPensacola.com
DAILY READINGS
Each of us is encouraged to read scripture during the week. This time of slowing down and physical distancing could prove to be a good time for making space for God by making time for meditation, reading, and prayer each day. It will be a blessing. It can change you life.

Monday: Psalm 64, 65; 1 Kings 21:1-16; 1 Cor. 1:1-19; Matt. 4:1-11  
Tuesday: Pslam 68:1-36; 1 Kings 21:17-29; 1 Cor. 1:20-31; Matt. 4:12-17  
Wednesday: Psalm 119:73-96; 1 Kings 22:1-28; 1 Cor. 2:1-13; Matt. 4:18-25  
Thursday: Psalm 74; 1 Kings 22:29-45; 1 Cor. 2:14--3:15; Matt. 5:1-10  
Friday: Psalm 73; 2 Kings 1:2-17; 1 Cor. 3:16-23; Matt. 5:11-16  
Saturday: Psalm 23, 27; 2 Kings 2:1-18; 1 Cor. 4:1-7; Matt. 5:17-20  
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost: Proverbs 31:10-31; Psalm 1; James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a; Mark 9:30-37
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