January Monthly Herald #1
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Rome First UMC

a monthly newsletter
January 1 - January 31, 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 // Casual flair with a full band
Traditional Worship // 11:00 am Historic Sanctuary // Business Casual with a Chancel Choir
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Pastors Blog.
New Year...New Things 
Read Rev. Dr. Robert Brown's monthly article.
Next Sermon Series

New Shoes...
1/6 "On Holy Ground " Rev. Dr. Robert Brown
Exodus 3:5  (NRSV)
1/13 "Traveling Shoes" Rev. Dr. Robert Brown
Exodus 12:11 (NRSV)
1/20 "Don't Need Them Here" Rev. Dr. Robert Brown
Deuteronomy 29:5 (NRSV)
1/27 "Follow In Big Footsteps" Rev. Dr. Robert Brown
Matthew 3:11  (NRSV)
Ramblin' with Robert
We are gauging interest in 4 possible day trips
and 1 possible overnight adventure for 2019

Possible destinations include:
Zoo Atlanta - February 19
Overnight Trip to Macon - March dates TBA
Ocmulgee National Monument
Cherry Blossom Festivities
Chattanooga Arts District - April 16
Atlanta Botanical Gardens - May 28

Sign up in the Church Office
Only 14 spaces available per trip
Make sure to check out all that is
going on for kids at Rome First! 
There will be no
Sunday Funday in January
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. 
January 2019 Volunteer schedule
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Each month we will spotlight a
Rome First Mission.

January's Communion offering benefits 
One Community United 

The mission of One Community United is to seek racial harmony and the melding of distinct and separate communities into a more united community.  The work of One Community United is towards a community where peace and harmony prevail, and fear and mistrust are dispelled. OCU provides a source of information and outreach through community events, dialogue and communications leading to improved relationships between communities and educational programs within communities. Your gift supports the important work of One Community United.

Mission Opportunities:
Regift to Give! 
Did you receive the perfect gift this Christmas? Just maybe not perfect for you? Consider regifting your gift to our Serve the World Auction, coming in February. Your gift will go to support our church wide mission trip in 2019. Questions? contact

Click here for January calendar
Spotlight on Giving: January

January Communion Offering 
During communion this month,
please consider making a special offering to
One Community United

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Celebrations This Month
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