It was good to be with all of you who were able to join us in worship on the 2nd Sunday after Pentecost. Click HERE to view the live recording from this morning's in-person Traditional Service. You can also find the daily readings & notices at the bottom of this email. Click on the link below to view the most recent Covid-19 Updates and announcements from Dr. Wachob.
Monday, June 7
Last Day to Register!
Hey Parents! Monday, June 7th is the last day to register for VBS and Summer Splash! Mid-High Week Registration is currently full.

VBS Donations Needed
We are also in need of donated items for VBS! If you would like to sign up to bring something, click on the following link for more info. CLICK HERE
Serving the Hungry
Monday, May 31 | 8:00am - 1:00pm
Grand Monday Nights
Hosted by The Grand-parenting Class
Monday, June 7 | 7:00pm | via Zoom
Get Wright on Mondays
Mondays | 5:30pm | Bayview Park

Centering Prayer Group
Mondays | 6:00pm | via Zoom
Tuesday, June 8
Coffee with Friends
Tuesday, June 8 | 9:30 - 10:30am | First Church Library
Join a small, friendly group for fellowship. We have no agenda other than to get out of the house and enjoy time with friends... new and old! Coffee and pastries are provided. 
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Tuesdays | 10:00am | Wesley Abbey 101

Centering Prayer Group
Tuesdays | 10:00am | via Zoom
NEW! Book Club
Starting June 8 (Time determined by group)
Join us as we study Inspired by Rachel Held Evans. New York Times bestselling author, invites you to take a journey of rediscovery as she explores the magic of the Bible, engaging the old familiar stories in new ways that honor the past and enlighten the present. Evans creatively retells our favorite Bible stories, explaining their contexts and possible interpretations, and then connects these ancient stories to our present-day ones. We hope you can fall in love with scripture all over again. Come join us for a great discussion.
Wednesday, June 9
Dad's Bible Study
Wednesdays | 7:30am | Polanza

Women at the Well
Wednesdays | 10:30am | via Zoom
Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal
Wednesday, June 9 | 6:15 – 7:15pm | Gym
Sanctuary Choir will rehearse in the HRAC (gym) on Wednesdays, June 9 and 23, at 6:15PM. Now is the PERFECT time to join our Sanctuary Choir! The choir will resume singing in worship on June 20. Email Rick for more info.
Thursday, June 10
Serving the Hungry
Thursday, June 3 | 8:00am - 1:00pm
Mom's Bible Study
Thursdays | 9:30am | Bayview Park
Lunch Out 
June 10 | 11:30am | McGuire’s Irish Pub
All are welcome to join us for our monthly lunch outing with friends. We will be gathering at McGuire’s Irish Pub downtown for a time of fellowship and fun!. RSVP to Jennifer via text or phone at 850-291-5331 by June 8. 
Youth Thursday
June 10 | 2:00 - 4:00pm
Mid-High and Sr. Highs come join us for our first Youth Thursday of the summer! We will travel together to Dreamland for an hour of skating. Drop-off and pick-up at the Youth Building.
Sunday, June 12
Third Sunday after Pentecost
In-Person: 8:00am, 11:00am, & ICON at 11:00am
Online: 8:00 & 11:00am Facebook & 

• Registration, masks, & social distancing no longer required. Click HERE to view the official CDC guidance.
Nursery available for Infant - 2 years old. Click HERE for more info.

Contact for more information.
Sunday Morning Classes
9:30 - 10:30am
Tween & Youth Sunday Funday
June 13 | 4:30 - 6:00pm | Youth Building 
Join us for food, fellowship and games. Meet in the youth building.
2021 JUST Celebration
June 14 | 6:00- 7:30pm | via Zoom
JUST Pensacola Clergy, Team Members, and Network members are invited to join our first virtual Celebration! We'll gather together to celebrate our victories and progress over the past year as well as discuss what is to come! This is also the launch of our 2021 Investment Drive where we will invite you to invest $200 in our work. To register please use the link below or ask your team member for help. Click HERE for more information.
Five Marks of a Methodist
Mondays, June 14 – July 12 | 6:00 – 7:00pm | Via Zoom 
Come join Rev. Brandon Bures, Rev. Dr. Rick Branch, Rev. Henry Roberts, Rev. Jenny Medley, and Donell Seager for our Summer Study as we look at retired UM Elder, Steve Harper’s book, Five Marks of a Methodist. This study, led by our clergy and Directors of Spiritual Formation, confirms our identity as genuine and fruitful followers of Christ: A Methodist Loves God, A Methodist Rejoices in God, A Methodist Gives Thanks, A Methodist Prays Constantly, and A Methodist Loves Others. Come gain a greater knowledge and appreciation for why and how you follow Jesus. 
Summertime Sessions - Dinner, Music, & Games on the Lawn
June 23 | 5:00 – 6:30pm
All ages are welcome for dinner. music, and games on the lawn for our second Summertime Session! Music will be provided by The Bayview Pickers, with our very own church members Dan Rowe and Tura Schmitz. Make sure to bring your chair or blankets! 

Registration is required for food. Cost for adults is $7 and children (2 – 10 years) is $4.

Find out what's happening at First Church this month! Join us for learning, fellowship, and fun!
Love and Remembrance
The family of Doug Marsh. Doug died June 3, 2021 in Birmingham, AL.

If you would like to add something to next week's notices, contact Ginger Raines at
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 Deut. 30:1-10; 2 Cor. 10:1-18; Luke 18:31-43  
Tuesday: Psalm 68:1-20(21-23)24-36; Deut. 30:11-20; 2 Cor. 11:1-21a; Luke 19:1-10  
Wednesday: Psalm 119:73-96; Deut. 31:30--32:14; 2 Cor. 11:21b-33; Luke 19:11-27  
Thursday: Psalm 74; Ecclus. 44:19--45:5; 2 Cor. 12:1-10; Luke 19:28-40  
Friday: Psalm 73; Ecclus. 45:6-16; 2 Cor. 12:11-21; Luke 19:41-48  
Saturday: Psalm 23, 27; Ecclus. 46:1-10; 2 Cor. 13:1-14; Luke 20:1-8
Third Sunday after Pentecost:  1 Samuel 15:34-16:13; Psalm 20 or Psalm 72 ; 2 Corinthians 5:6-17; Mark 4:26-34
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