RENTON FIRST UNITED METHODIST
  
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Monday 7:00 PM
Monday Night Bible Study
Join us as we explore the Book of Isaiah

Talk Time is Back!
Wednesdays at 1 PM
Talk Time provides a safe learning environment in which participants can try out their oral English and practice their listening skills. It is for anyone who would like to improve their English speaking abilities.

Would you like to know more about the Bible? Join us for Bible 101
starting Thursday, October 5th at 7:00 PM for a six week class giving an overview of the Bible.

Join the Neighborhood Children’s Choir!
Tuesdays 4pm-5:10pm
Renton First United Methodist Church is starting a choir for grades 2-5. No previous experience singing with choirs is necessary, and there is no charge to participate. We will perform a mixture of musical styles at the church and other venues.
For questions, please contact (425) 255-5403 or email childrenschoir

Wesley Crayons - Young Adult Group
Wesley Crayons is a collaboration between Renton First and Fairwood Community United Methodist Church. This ministry is geared specifically to people who are 18-35 years old. We chose the Wesley Crayons as our group name: Wesley represents our Methodist heritage and Crayons represents one of our core values- that we want to be inclusive of all.

Renton First UMC will be hosting our group for our first Potluck Thanksgiving Dinner on November 19 from 5-8 PM. Bring your favorite side dish and dessert to share; the turkey/main dish will be provided. We'll play board games and eat dinner. Email Pastor Carrie communitylife@fairwoodumc.org if you are attending with how many and what you are bringing.

Experience Handel's Messiah
Renton First UMC will perform excerpts from Handel's Messiah on Sunday, December 17 at 10:30 AM.
We need instrumentalists to be a part of the orchestra for this exciting event. We are looking for people who play violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, trumpet and trombone. If you play or know someone who does, please contact Cravixtha Acheson at childrenschoir. Rehearsals will be Sundays after church starting November 5th.
We also need singers to complement our Worship Choir. Rehearsals are Wednesdays at 7:00 PM, or use the online practice library at http://www.messiahsingalong.org/mp3_library.html.
Dress rehearsal: Saturday, December 16th 10:00 AM to noon.

Hours:
Adult Sunday School - 9:30 (childcare provided)
Children's Sunday School - 10:30
Worship - 10:30 year round (childcare provided)

Office phone: 425-255-5403
Office Hours:
   Mon:  Closed
   Tue:   9am - 1:00pm 
   Wed:  9am - 12:00pm
   Thu:   9am - 1:00pm
   Fri:    9am - 1:00pm

Welcome to Renton First UMC! 

We invite you to come and join us for worship on Sundays. Our church has been a presence in Renton since 1902 and we continue to share God’s love through our faithful discipleship in our community. Take some time and browse our site. Listen or watch our weekly service. Join us in “making disciples for the transformation of the world”. (United Methodist Mission Statement)

We hope that you and your family will experience God’s presence and love as we worship and fellowship together!

Blessings on you!

The Rev. Michele Campton-Stehr