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September 10th - September 17th, 2021

Upcoming Events

Join us in-person or on-line for worship on Sunday!

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Click here to watch live TRADITIONAL worship at 9:15am on Sundays!
Click here to watch live MODERN worship at 11:15am on Sundays!
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Join us this Sunday for a new sermon series on Nehemiah!

In this series we will examine the actions of this courageous prophet as we learn how to be bold in prayer, deal with

doubt, overcome opposition, renew our passion and

build our lives with God at the center.

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For more information, contact Pastor Chris (chris@prattvillemethodist.org)

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Looking for a place to serve? We need sound and video operators to help in the sanctuary on Sunday mornings. You do not need experience and will be offered a short training session in order to familiarize yourself with the simplified set-up. Join the production team today! Contact Mat Napp for more information or to volunteer (mat@prattvillemethodist.org).

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Click Here to Sign Up Children to Attend Wednesday Night Children's Activities and Choirs
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Click here to download the new church app!

The Church Has an APP

From the app, you can watch services live, get access to our digital newsletter, safely give your offerings to the church, check the full prayer list, read the Bible, and check on upcoming events and so much more! Right from your cell phone!

Download it today from Apple or Android app stores and type “First Methodist Prattville.” It only takes a few seconds, but will keep you better connected to all that is happening at the church whether at home or on the go!

Children's Ministry

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Youth Ministry

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Music Ministry


  • Adult chancel choir has resumed on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 PM in the adult choir room. If you are interested in joining the choir, please contact Jeremy Pyles (jeremy@prattvillemethodist.org)


  • Adult handbell choir has resumed on Tuesdays at 5:30 PM in the sanctuary.



  • 50 Forward Singers meets on Wednesdays @ 11:00 AM in the Choir Room.


  • Genesis Singers meets at 5:00 PM on Sundays in the adult choir room (behind the sanctuary).
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Looking for a fun way for your children to grow in their faith and praise Jesus? Everyone is invited to check out our Children's Choirs! Join us from 5:45-6:30 PM. We have choirs for PreK4 through 6th grade!

Register your children today!

Link to Register for Children's Choir

Looking for a Small Group on Sunday Mornings?


CHECK OUT THIS LIST OF CURRENT GROUPS:


NEW CLASS - STARTING SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th

(LOCATION: SANCTUARY 202)

This class will be open for those in their 20's and 30's who are looking to connect with others and grow in their faith. You will hear more info in the weeks to come.


YAMS CLASS - Robyn and Stephen Davis  

(LOCATION: WESLEY 204)

A class for singles and couples in their 30’s and 40's, this class studies topics relevant to life experiences. They invite all adults to join them as they learn and grow together.


JOURNEY CLASS - Rotating teachers

(LOCATION: WESLEY 208)

This class, composed of single and married individuals in their 30’s and 40’s, focuses on finding Christ in all aspects of life. Deborah Trotter teaches this class and invites you to join the journey.


LIFE 101 CLASS - Wayne Lambert  

(LOCATION: WESLEY 207)

With a versatile group of singles and couples (30'-50's, this class studies social topics of today from a Christian perspective. Wayne Lambert teaches this class and uses contemporary resources to study God’s word in today’s world of challenges.


NEW AGAPE - Jennifer Humphrey, John Story, Brad Robbins (LOCATION: WESLEY 202) 

A melting pot of ages, backgrounds, and ideas form the membership of this class. This discussion-based class has a strong emphasis on Church and Community Service. The doors of the class are always open to anyone who is seeking to begin a journey to a closer relationship with God.


JOHN WESLEY CLASS - Billy and Michelle Taylor  

(LOCATION: WESLEY 203)

A newer class for adults is the John Wesley class. Anyone who is not currently attending another class is invited to join them. They study differing topics based on scripture for today’s world. They are taught by Billy Taylor.


FRIENDSHIP CLASS - Cathy Latham

(LOCATION: WESLEY 210)

The Friendship Class has a relaxed atmosphere made up mostly of empty nesters of all ages. The class format is discussion style and includes fun, fellowship, and friendship. Interactive studies focus on living the Christian life in today's world.


CARE AND SHARE CLASS - Susan Poteat  

(LOCATION: WESLEY 101)

This eclectic group of women meets to share concerns and care for each other through their studies which revolve around Biblical applications to the trials of life.


DAVID R. WHITE CLASS - Karen Powell 

(LOCATION: WESLEY 212)

The David R. White Sunday School Class was named for a former Methodist minister and member of this class. It is composed of singles and couples in their 50’s & 60’s. This class is informal with lots of discussion and participation. Topics are centered around current issues based on biblical scriptures with insights and thoughts of popular, present-day authors such as J. Ellsworth Kalas and James W. Moore.


POWELL FELLOWSHIP CLASS - Carol Risher 

(LOCATION: WESLEY 104, ONLINE THROUGH ZOOM)

A mixed group of active retired (or soon to be retired) members who love learning of all types, but especially learning the Word. We share concerns, pray about and act on them, sing traditional hymns, and study the Bible. Leaders expand the prepared material with historical background and current relevance.


PAIRS AND SPARES/NEW ERA CLASS - Rotating teachers

(LOCATION: WESLEY 102)

This senior adult class caters to both singles and couples and strives to offer the study of the word of God in a welcoming atmosphere. Prayer and mission concerns are part of the ongoing ministry.

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Capital Improvement Project

Click here to read about our beautiful, new stained glass windows and why the old windows needed to be replaced!


You can click on the link below or contact the office with any questions or to make a gift and continue your partnership with God and the church to further the gospel of Jesus Christ for generations to come!

Make Your Gift Today to Partner in Transformation with Prattville FUMC

STAY CONNECTED WITH

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Limited spaces available for 2021 enrollment!


Registration for the 2021- 2022 School Year

In House Registration and OPEN Registration taking place now.**


**Registrations will be done On-Line


For more information and the link to register please contact our Directors:


Linda Murray, Director of Pre-K 4-year-olds to Kindergarten

linda@prattvillemethodist.org


Debra Cox, Director of Nursery to Pre-K 3-year-olds

debra@prattvillemethodist.org

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Church Family:

Helen Allen, Andy Anderson, Rev. Leonard & Carlyn Howell, Joan McCloskey, Louise Moody, Rex Moore, Bob Olson, Eddie Pope, Mary Regnier, Ron Sargent, Bill Tatum (new prayer needs)  Freda Clark, Sadie Robbins, Terri Taylor

 

Extended Family:

Willie Adams, Jan Baker, Loriene Benninger, Bob Burton, Cecelia Clark, Hazel Horn, Haley Miller, Keith Mullins, Charlie Nabors, Herb Reitmeyer, Martha Jane Renegar, Pete Schaum, Amanda Wardle, Jerry Ware, Brent Watson, Jae Wood (new prayer needs ) Lynn Young, Sonny Rutherford

The flowers on the altar have been placed to the

Glory of God and in celebration of the 60th wedding anniversary of Ray & Wanda Young,

parents of Carla Dageforde.

Meals on Wheels


We need additional volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels

to local residents!

 

For more info or to volunteer to serve in this ministry,


Contact Carol Pearson at 334-320-6106

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THERE ARE SUNDAYS AVAILABLE EACH MONTH FOR YOU TO HONOR OR MEMORIALIZE SOMEONE IMPORTANT IN YOUR LIFE!


Contact Freda Clark (freda@prattvillemethodist.org) or (334-365-5977) in the church office to reserve your date on the calendar for the upcoming weeks and months.

Add the Instant Church Directory APP Today!

Our church directory is available to view on your mobile device! Instant Church Directory - the program we use to build our church directory - has a free app for church members to download. Go to the App Store on your phone. Search for Instant Church Directory. Download the app. Sign in with your email address and create your own password (you don’t need an administrative password to access the directory). Anytime updates are made to the directory, they will update on your device too. In the app, you will be able to search for church members' photos, and can call, email and text right from the app! Please check your information on the app and make sure it is correct. Contact Carmen at CEStegall@aol.com with any edits/changes or if you would like to update your photo in our online directory.