UPDATED 03.23.18

NO J-FORCE activities this Wednesday, March 28.


After Hours Wednesday - March 28


Served in the Fellowship Hall $7 for adults and $5 for children ages 3 to 10 with a $24 family maximum.

Reservation deadline - Tuesdays at noon.


•WHAT MAKES A HERO? - Join Natalie Johnson for a six-week adult study, What Makes a Hero? by Matt Rawle, held in the Fellowship Hall.

•DAVE RAMSEY’S FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY - Why be normal? Be debt free!! Facilitated by Justin Mailhes, held in Room 42 (Across from the Fellowship Hall) 

• MEN’S BIBLE STUDY - Men from all walks of life, learning to live Godly lives, facilitated by Mitch Reppond and held in Room 12 (Generation Hope Classroom) 

•NO WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY - Study will resume April 4.

• RISE LIFE (7TH - 12TH GRADE) - Held in the Youth Room. 

• BRIDGE (4TH, 5TH & 6TH GRADE) - Meet in the K2 Room. 

• KID’S KINGDOM (K - 3RD GRADE) - Meet in the K2 Room.

• NURSERY - Provided for ages 6 weeks to 4 years. 3 and 4 year olds participate in their own Bible lesson and activities. All nursery children meet in the 3 year old classroom. 


DEADLINE TO ORDER EASTER LILIES IS SUNDAY, MARCH 25! If you would like to place an Easter lily in the church in memory or in honor of someone or if you would like to donate to Easter Beauty, you may do so by stopping at the box in the Great Hall and filling out an order form. Lilies are $10 each and may be picked up after the 11:00 a.m. service on Easter Sunday.


LOUISIANA DELTA BALLET’S “Power & Grace: An Easter Celebration” presold tickets will be distributed in the theater lobby beginning at 2:40pm Sunday, March 25.


PONYTAIL CANASTA GROUP will play Monday, March 26 at 1 p.m. in the Garden Room for experienced players or those who want to learn. Plan to attend and invite a friend or two for some friendly competition and fellowship.


STOP BY AND CONGRATULATE and show your love to our newest confirmands on Sunday April 8th at 10:00 am in the Parlor. 


INTERESTED IN JOINING FUMC MONROE? Our next First Connection Class will be April 22 at 4:00 p.m. in the church parlor. The first step to membership at FUMC Monroe is to attend First Connection. Call Linda in the church office & register. Childcare is provided upon request.


BOOK NOOK will meet Sunday, April 22 at 4pm in the library to discuss Richard Paul Evans’The Noel Diary (fiction- Library has 7 copies) and/or Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City (historical fiction- Library has 3 copies.)  All are welcome!


THE ULM WESLEY FOUNDATION'S ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT will be held Saturday, April 28 at Frenchman's Bend in Monroe. Tee time is 1:30pm. The cost is $400 for a team of four or $100 per individual. Sponsorship opportunities are also available! For more information, contact Meredith Brooks at 318-278-4186 or All proceeds will support the ULM Wesley Foundation's mission of investing in a new generation of Christ-followers and support summer mission trips to Nepal and Mexico. 


JOINS US for an Egg-stra great time at our Bridge Egg-Stravaganza April 29th 5:30-7:30.There will be a parent meeting from 7 to 7:30 to discuss our summer activities. Everyone entering the 4th, 5th, and 6th, grades next year are invited to this event. 


OUR KID’S KINGDOM MINISTRY is collecting money for the Salvation Army during Lent. As our children learn about sacrificing and giving to God please join them in this endeavor to raise money for a new freezer for the Salvation Army. 


THE CHANCEL CHOIR has been invited to sing at the Paris Choral Festival and commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and Liberation of France July 2 - 9, 2019. This is a great honor for our Chancel Choir to have received this invitation. It is with great joy that they have accepted the invitation and now begin the planning and rehearsing for this wonderful opportunity. The choir will sing and lay a wreath at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial near Omaha beach. site of the June 6, 1944 invasion. They will then travel on to Paris for the Choral Festival and perform in the La Madeleine church built by Napoleon during his reign. The church was heavily bombed during the liberation but was rebuilt following the war. Though this is a working trip for the choir there will be time for seeing the sights as well. It is open not only to choir members but church members as well. If you would like to join the choir for this wonderful trip, please see Rev. Alexander for more information. 


OWL SALSAS AND JELLIES are available for purchase at the table located by the church office door.  Jelly is $6 and salsa is $5 a jar.  Proceeds benefit the United Methodist Children’s Home in Ruston. 


TEXT-TO-GIVE IS NOW AVAILABLE! Text any amount to 84321 to give. You will be asked to set up a payment method and from that point forward, giving will be as simple as sending a text. For more info go to FUMCMONROELA.ORG/GIVE 


First United Methodist Church
3900 Loop Road Monroe, LA 71201
United States
Phone: 318-325-7335 Fax 318-325-8320

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