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Thank you for visiting our website, we look forward to your visit in person to experience our community here in Melrose, Massachusetts. Please make yourself at home and learn more about our welcoming congregation. You can contact us using the information on our "Contact" page for more information or to speak with someone about our congregation. We look forward to meeting you at worship soon!

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First United Methodist Church of Melrose * 645 Main Street * Melrose MA * 781-662-7060

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Our Mission and Vision

Together we are called to be a welcoming Christian congregation that lifts the spirit and compels us to reach out to the community to bear witness to God's presence in our lives. As a people called by God, our vision is to be a servant people striving for peace and love in an imperfect world.

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A Reconciling Congregation

The First United Methodist Church of Melrose embraces Jesus' message that God loves and accepts every person. Jesus calls us to the ministry of reconciliation and grace. Read more about what it means for us to be a reconciling community.

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Ministries for Children and Youth

Our church's youth and children gather on Sunday mornings during Sunday school time to connect with each other, share and learn about themselves, their faith and the world around them. Read more about our Christian Education programs here.

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Ministries for Adults

At FUMC, we offer fellowship, service, and spiritual growth opportunities for adults of all ages.

What's New at FUMC

Advent 2017

Dear Friends
Advent is here. The season of advent is the four Sundays before Christmas – this year beginning on December 3 and ending on December 24. Advent marks the beginning of a new […]

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A November note from Stacey

Dear friends,

November 2017

This is a season of gratitude and giving thanks. During November, we are remembering, with gratitude, Jesus’ words, “I am the vine and you are the branches. Stay joined to me […]

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Prayer Shawls Needed!!!

Please see the blog post at left regarding prayer shawls for Grace and Faith Church. If you are a knitter or a crocheter, please help and make a shawl for the effort!

(781) 662-7060
Church Office Hours: Mon - Thurs 8:45a - 1:45p