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Stories, reflections, and the spirit of Fredericksburg UMC and the Fredericksburg community! 

Meals for Mary Washington

    As Covid has made our lives difficult and uncomfortable, our healthcare workers on the front lines are often forgotten! Well ... NOT TODAY! A delivery team, organized by Pastor Mary, and a few local restaurants have stepped up in a big...

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      Message from Pastor Jim
      07.29.20 | Stories | by Rev. Dr. Jim Ginther

      I Know the Plans I Have for You. The year of 567 BC was not a good one either for the people of Israel or their capital city of Jerusalem.  Crops failed, cities were overthrown, and most of the Israelites had been exiled to Babylon. ...

        Message from Pastor Josh
        07.16.20 | Stories | by Pastor Joshua Hagstrom

        “O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.” Psalm 136 Friends in Christ, these past few months have been so different from any season in my short time in ministry. We had only on-line worship...

          Community Dinner to - go July success
          07.11.20 | Stories | by Clay Murray

            On Saturday, July 14th, a crew that regularly served the monthly Community dinner got together; with 2 people cooking in Kobler kitchen and 8 people downstairs in the Fellowship hall packing, and did a trial run of making our...

          VBS 2020 was a success!
          07.08.20 | Stories | by Jillian Murray

          "Jesus' power pulled VBS through!"     Check out all our VBS videos from days 1 - 5 at the above media file link!  Back in March 2020, VBS at FUMC was still on track for an in-person VBS in June. After all, it IS the best week...

            Financial Health
            07.07.20 | Stories | by Mike Sienkowski

            Dear Church Family,I hope you all are staying safe and healthy.On behalf of the FUMC finance committee, I want to thank you all for your continued faithfulness in giving over the past three months. I also want to give you an update on what the...