First UMC Gonzales



(Note: Dates are subject to change, please check with the church office for details.)

9:00 am Contemporary Service
10:00 am Sunday School
11:00 am Traditional Service
4:00 pm Adult Handbell Practice
4:00 pm Confirmation Class
5:00 -7:00 pm RISE Youth - Middle & High School Student Worship


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry hands out food
6:30-8:00 pm, Volleyball
6:30 pm, Threads of Comfort

2:00 pm, Women's Prayer Group
7:00 pm, Men's prayer Group

9:00 am, Fellowship Center
1:30 pm, Exercise Class - Everyone is invited to join
7:00 pm, Choir Rehearsal

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry hands out food
6:30 - 8:00 pm Volleyball
6:30 pm Last Psalm Band Practice

Care Ministry Team
New Day, New Time
4th Tuesday Every Month @ 10:00 am

upcoming opportunities
Tuesday, April 24
9:30am Young at Heart Travels to Morton's Seafood!
10am Care Team
2pm Women's Prayer Group
7pm Men's Prayer Group

Wednesday, April 25
9am Fellowship Center Day
1:30pm Exercise Class
6:30pm RISEyouth Small Groups
7pm Choir Rehearsal

Thursday, April 26
10am Threads of Comfort
6:30pm Volleyball
6:30pm Last Psalm Band Practice

Saturday, April 28
Meal to Bishop Ott
10:30am Confirmands Brunch

Saturday, May 5th @ 5:30pm
Come join us for a fiesta in the Celebration Center!

Finance Meeting and Church Council Meeting this month.
Both on May 17

A UMW Jambalaya and Bake Sale
Will be held on Sunday, June 10th. Both sales will be held in the Celebration Center after each service. The cost of the jambalaya meal will be $7. There will be enough jambalaya made to provide the meal for the first night of Bible School. For the first time, the bake sale will be "Name Your Price" where nothing will be priced by UMW. You will give whatever donation they want to give for the items they wish to purchase. Please keep in mind that 10% of profit will be given to the FUMC General Fund and the remainder will be used for other UMW Missions

June 10th - 14th

Vacation Bible School
Open for nursery age kids through 5th graders

Join us on the Neutral Ground
A Coed Sunday School for 20, 30, 40, and 50- Somethings in the old Children's Worship Room.

Sweet Dreams Shelter
Bishop Ott Shelter for Women & Children
4th Saturday of Every Month
Click Here for more information.

Homework Help Tutors Needed!
In order to continue to offer weekly tutoring, we need you!
Contact Melinda Robert at 266-5705 for more information.

Donation Wish List
Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry First UMC of Gonzales
Here are some of our needs:
Canned meat
Canned fruit
Canned vegetables
Canned spaghetti sauce
Canned tomato sauce
Canned tomato paste
Canned soup
Tomato product (spaghettiOs, ravioli's, etc.)
Bread mix (corn bread or muffins)
Peanut butter
Aseptic pack or canned milk
Boxed macaroni and cheese
Helper meals
Bag of rice
Dry or canned beans
Spaghetti noodles

Volunteer, We Need Your Help!
The church needs volunteers:
Lay Readers, Greeters, Ushers, Media and Sound for the Traditional Service.
If you would like to volunteer, please email the church at

did you know

We worship through songs, joys & concerns, scripture reading & discussion and a craft. We even have a monthly memory verse that we work on during the Children's Church service. Come join us during the 9:00 and 10:45 services!