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Service and Outreach

Members of First United Methodist Church have ample opportunity to use their talents, skills, and interests in ministry to others at the church and in the community. Through involvement and service, we discover and share the best we have to give. Through our budget and through special giving, we minister locally to a multitude of people.


Local Ministries that we support:

  Relay for Life

  Boy Scouts

  Lauderdale County Ministerial Alliance

  Grace Place

  Bags of Hope/School supplies

  Lauderdale County Mentoring Program

  Mustard Seeds Cancer Support Group

  Prayer Shawl Ministry

  Carl Perkins Child Abuse Center


Other Mission Projects:

  Reelfoot Rural Ministries We provide clothing for less fortunate families

  Project 20/20 we provide used eye glasses for use by optometrists on VIM Work Teams

  Youth Mission Projects/SOS

  Operation Christmas Child shoebox ministry


First United Methodist Churchs ministry goes far beyond dollars and cents. Men, women and youth from our church give time and talents to minster in many and varied ways. In addition to the programs mentioned above, we have members on many boards and agencies ministering to the needs within Lauderdale County.

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