Reign of Christ Sunday

“For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him, God was pleased to reconcile to himself all things…” Colossians 1: 19a What does it mean to speak of the Christ who reigns or Christ the king? The Gospels will undoubtedly tell us that Jesus redefined what it meant to […]

Led by: Rev. Dan Duncan
 Colossians 1: 19a 
Bulletin: 10:00 am

I’ll Have What He’s Having

Join us for worship on this special Second Sunday. Pastor Matt and the Second Sunday team will guide us to contemplate Jesus‘s words “I am the bread of life“ and consider what it means for Jesus to be the nourishment of our souls along with our real need to be physically nourished. Our change the […]

Led by: Rev. Matt Weiler
Isaiah 12
Bulletin: 10:00 am

All Saints Day

All Saints is a day of remembrance for the saints. We celebrate the communion of saints as we remember the dead and celebrate our connectedness as Christians. The Christian festival of All Saints Day comes from a conviction that there is a spiritual connection between those on heaven and on earth. It is also an […]

Led by: Rev. Julie Kline
Ephesians 1:11-23
Bulletin: 10:00 am

Sing Out Sunday

In this final Sunday of our “Stewards of a Grace-filled Life” Stewardship Season, we turn to the story of Zacchaeus. This is a man whose encounter with Jesus led to radical life transformation manifested through generous giving to his community. On this Sunday, the congregation is invited to determine how we are each being called […]

Led by: Rev. Matt Weiler
Luke 19:1-10
Bulletin: 10:00 am

Are We Really That Different?

Join us this Sunday in worship as we hear from our local Wesley Foundation Director, Rev. Jeremy Simpson. Jeremy is not only the Wesley Foundation Campus Minister, but he is also an accomplished organist, pianist, choir director and all-around church musician. Also in worship this Sunday our 3rd graders will be gifted with new Bibles, […]

Led by: Rev. Jeremy Simpson
Psalm 65, Luke 18: 9-14

Disability Awareness Sunday

As he walked along, he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, ‘Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?’ Jesus answered, ‘Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was born blind so that God’s works might be revealed in him. ~John 9:1-3 Jesus said, ‘I […]

Led by: Thom Victor
John 9:1-12, 35-42

The Dream Celebration

Join us for this special Second Sunday worship service where we will celebrate the culmination of the Dream. The Dream Team ministry of First United Methodist Church of Kalamazoo has partnered with area organizations to address equitable housing around Kalamazoo. Come and hear their story and celebration of what God has accomplished. Enjoy the Second […]

Led by: Rev. Matt Weiler
Jeremiah 29: 1, 4-7

World Communion Sunday

This Sunday in worship we are celebrating World Communion Sunday and we are beginning our new season of Stewardship titled Living Grace-Filled: The Joy of Stewardship. The Eucharist (God's gift of grace), otherwise known as communion, is the central act of Christian worship. In this meal we receive the grace of the living God and […]

Led by: Rev. Matt Weiler
Luke 17:5-17

When We Are Living: JFON Celebration

“Besides, in all these matters there is a huge chasm set between us so that no one can go from us to you even if he wanted to, nor can anyone cross over from you to us.” ~Luke 16:26 “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior… He has brought […]

Led by: Rev. Julie Kline
Luke 16: 19-31 and Luke 1: 46-55

Rooted: Kalamazoo Service Project Sunday

Join us this Sunday in worship as we hear the story and celebrate Kalamazoo Service Project! This year, 40 youth from FUMC Kalamazoo and Portage Chapel Hill joined together along with 20+ adults from our church to serve in mission all around Kalamazoo. In worship you will see a beautiful video capturing all of the […]

Led by: Rev. Matt Weiler
Ephesians 3:16-22

Rejoice Sunday

“Rejoice with me, for I found that which was lost.”  Luke 15: 6a Seeking, finding, and rejoicing! Jesus teaches through two parables in the Gospel lesson, this message of the ways of God and a rhythm of faith that is seeking, finding, and rejoicing. As we welcome this season of fall that finds us engaging […]

Led by: Rev. Julie Kline
Luke 15:1-10

Why Can’t We Get Along Without Hurting Others?

Questions of Faith

In this third and final week of our series “Questions of Faith,” we look today to a very present and relevant question: How do we get along without hurting one another? In recent years, the experience of family division and church divisions over political and theological ideals has become all too painfully common. We’ll look […]

Led by: Rev. Matt Weiler
Mark 3:20-35