June Monthly Herald #6
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Rome First UMC

a monthly newsletter
June 1 - June 30, 2019


Our mission at Rome First is Love God, Love People and Serve the World and our vision statement shows how we do this... "serving Rome by loving and welcoming all as partners in transformation". 

What to Expect

 We are a community of faith that with open hearts and open doors. We encourage you to give us feedback anytime. We can all reach out to someone we know that needs a place of grace to come to. Who will you invite?

Contemporary Worship // 9:00 am Wilder Center // with a full band
Traditional Worship // 11:00 am Historic Sanctuary // with a Chancel Choir
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Pastors Blog
Read Rev. Dr. Robert Brown's monthly article
Next Sermon Series

A New...
6/2 "Covenant" Rev. Dr. Robert Brown
Jeremiah 31:34 (NRSV)
6/9 "Day" Rev. Dr. Robert Brown
Psalm 118:24 (NRSV)
6/16 "Name" Rev. Dr. Robert Brown
Genesis 12:1-8  (NRSV)
6/23 Mr. Vincent Moreno at 9am & Rev. Dr. Gil Watson at 11am
6/30 Mr. Vincent Moreno at 9am & Rev. Dr. Gil Watson at 11am

Rome First News
Our very own Rebekah Kinney is a contestant in the Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge this year!  All proceeds of the event go to support the Sexual Assault Center of NW Georgia.  Please feel free to extend Rebekah a word of encouragement and if you are able, go to the website to donate and vote for "Team Kinney!" 
One Service Sundays in July
in the Sanctuary

There will be no scheduled Sunday School,
but your class is welcome to meet if it wishes at 9 or 11am
Make sure to check out all that is
going on for kids at Rome First! 

VBS at Rome First:  Putt-Putt and the Incarnation

VBS starts June 2nd and runs through June and July each
Sunday afternoon, 3pm-5pm, in the Wilder Center.

Ages 5yrs to rising 5th graders. $10 covers the cost
of a kid for the entire summer.

Come and see what we’re up to.

Volunteers welcome.

All kids and volunteers, please sign up with the church office or so we know to look forward to seeing you

Students in 6th through 12th grade 

All Youth Activities

Parker Clavijo, Director of Youth 
UMW Newsletter   UMW 2019 Calendar  
UMW Website information
If you're an early riser, join the Men's Prayer Breakfast 
on Tuesday mornings at 7:30. 
June 2019 Volunteer schedule
Download your copy today!

Each month we will spotlight a
Rome First Mission.

June's Communion offering benefits 
Camp Glisson/Camping Retreat Ministries

June's communion offering goes to support North GA Camp and Retreat Ministries, a family of ministries including Glisson Camp and Retreat Center, Grow Day Camps, Shoreline Camps and the Experiential Leadership Institute. Founded in 1925 by Rev. Fred Glisson, Camp Glisson has encouraged transformation, growth and renewal for thousands of campers through God’s presence in Creation and Christian community. North GA Camp and Retreat Ministries offers Summer Camps and year round retreat experiences for all ages. Your gift supports its work and ministry.

Mission News

June 8th - Out of the Closet Rummage Sale for AIDS Resource Council in the Wilder Center, 7am-3pm. If you have items you’d like to donate, please bring them by the church between 9am-4pm Monday-Friday, June 3rd-7th. Then come and buy some treasures on June 8th to support the important work of ARC.


June 14th -  Sign-Up Deadline for our Churchwide Mission Trip to Cass Community. If you have an interest in joining us at Cass Community, Detroit, July 14th-19th, please let us know. Volunteer opportunities for everyone, every skill level, ages 10 and up. Information packets are available in the office, or visit to learn about the transformational ministry being done there. By June 14th we need a firm number of mission goers. Please sign-up with the church office or email


Click here for June calendar
Spotlight on Giving: May

June Communion Offering 
During Communion this month,
please consider making a special offering to
Camp Glisson/Camping Retreat Ministries

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Celebrations This Month
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