The Mission of the First United Methodist Church Somerville,
"Where Love Abides,"
is to
               Bring People to Christ; Nurture Spiritual Growth;
Develop Christian Leadership; and Reach Out to the Community 
through an atmosphere of Love, Hope, Healing and Hospitality.
 
This page was last updated: February 19, 2015
                                  Somerville First United Methodist Church
202 S. East Street, Somerville, Tennessee 38068
E-Mail: somervilleumc@bellsouth.net
Phone: 901 465-2627
Fax:     901 465-1411

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For a new place to worship? 
For a different Sunday School Class?
For a fantastic youth group 
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Then come  and meet us at Somerville First United Methodist Church
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Worship Times

Praise Worship Service begins at 8:30 AM 

Sunday School begins at 9:45. 

Children's classes meeting in the education building.  Adult classes are available in the CAC, education building and the Wesley Classroom.

Traditional worship starts @ 10:55 in the Sanctuary.

Nursery available for all worship times.


It's time to fill our shopping cart for the Feeding Fayette Food Pantry. 

Located in Davis Hall:  
Needs are:
peanut butter, tuna, canned fruit and dried beans.

Monetary donations accepted.
The 24 hour Justice Experience is an overnight youth ministry event at our church.  24JE will educate our youth about the reality of injustice in the world and will deepen their relationships with God as they discover how He calls us to respond.  

Click here for more information

Click to make a donation to the SUMC MYF fundraising page.
To be Rescheduled due to Weather
  LENT

In the seasons of Lent and Easter, the church focuses on remembering, retelling and participating in the story of the suffering, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Lent, the period of 40 days before Easter (excluding Sundays), begins on Ash Wednesday and ends at sundown on Holy Saturday, the evening before Easter.

During Lent, we enter into a season of preparation, self-reflection and repentance when we seek to literally “turn around” and realign our lives and focus toward God. It is a time to give up things as well as take on new life-giving practices, helping us rid ourselves of distractions and our own selfish desires. By doing so, we seek to live and love as more faithful disciples of Jesus Christ.  

We can enter in to observing a holy Lent: by self–examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting, and self–denial; and by reading and meditating on God's Holy Word.  (UMC.ORG/Lent and Easter)