First United Methodist

Serving the Port Huron community
for over 175 years

May Sermon Series

Entitled “Now and Forever: Viewing the Church Through the Lens of Charles Wesley,” this series is based on the hymns of Charles Wesley

Pastors’ Writings (Newsletter & Other)

The Long, Slow Process of Healing and Growth

  Pastor’s Article – April 2022 Tower Chimes This is a photo I took of myself on December 31, 2020. I sent it to my nephew (also a runner) who’d just given the running cap to me for Christmas. In the text I think I wrote something like, “Heading out on my last run of the year.” It wasn’t long after I took this picture that I had to stop running on account of pain that I was starting to…

Take Away or Add To?

  Pastor’s Article – March 2022 Tower Chimes Do you have an established way of observing Lent? Traditionally, Christians have given up something—typically, something they enjoy—as a way of immersing themselves in the sacrificial nature of the season. What are you giving up for Lent? is a question that might be asked at a Bible study or between friends. Common answers include various food items (sugar, meat, etc.), forms of entertainment (watching TV, social media, etc.), and alcohol and carbonated…
a microphone in front of a blurred-out group of people

January 29 Town Hall

  Our Town Hall gathering on January 29 was a great opportunity to hear about what our church has been doing since Pastor Drew’s arrival one and a half years ago. Below is a recording of the event.


May 1: For ME?

  Today we begin a 4-week sermon series entitled, “Now and Forever: Viewing the Church Through the Lens of Charles Wesley.” The theme for each Sunday will be based on the days’ lectionary reading from either Acts of Revelation, and supported by the lyrics of a hymn by Charles Wesley. The hymn which will get special focus is “And Can It Be that I Should Gain?” one of Wesley’s most beloved but lesser-sung hymns. Today’s theme is God’s amazing love.…

April 24: The Powerful Word of God

  Scripture: Hebrews 4:12-16 Colloquialisms, or popular idioms or sayings, are a quick way of communicating a truth or a belief, and can also just be a creative way of saying something. For example: We’ll cross that bridge when we get there Better late than never It’s time to go back to the drawing board I’m going to hit the sack Speak of the devil A picture is worth a thousand words We’re only as strong as our weakest link…

April 17 (Easter): Victory!

  This morning is the final message for our [Lenten] Journey toward the Cross of Calvary. Over the courseof Lent, Pastor Drew will preach a 7-part sermon series which will focus on some of things Christ specifically accomplished through his suffering and crucifixion, collectively referred to as the passion of Christ. The series is entitled “Why Did Jesus Die?” and is inspired by John Piper’s book, The Passion of Jesus Christ. The main point of the whole series is that the suffering an…

Online Giving

It is very easy to support our ministries through our secure online giving portal. If you would like to make a single gift or set up automatic withdrawal, please click the “Give Now” button.

Location Details

828 Lapeer Ave. Port Huron, MI 48060