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Sunday Worship Service begins at 10:30 AM
Third & Adams Street, PO Box 9774, Moscow, Idaho USA | (208) 882-3715

Humility in Service - February 26, 2017

John 13:1-16

Third week on spiritual disciplines
o Prayer and devotion—Jesus wants a relationship with you and is waiting for you to spend some time with him
o Fasting—in the Bible God shows up when people fast. So, if we want to do one of the most effective things to get God to show up in our lives, we should fast (from food, from TV, from our vices)
o This week we are talking about Christian action. Now that can take a lot of forms. We could talk about loving our enemies, welcoming the stranger, helping the poor, caring for the orphan and the widow, providing for the homeless, the prostitutes, or the addicts. And we could even lean political and get into what the Bible says about things like immigration or caring for the refugees. But

Read more: Humility in Service - February 26, 2017

Give Your Heart - February 19, 2017

Matthew 6:1, 16-18

Last week, we started our series on spiritual disciplines to help us start thinking about how we might invest ourselves in spiritual growth during Lent. Last week we talked about building our relationship with Christ through Bible study and prayer. This week, we will be talking about fasting.

It seems to me fasting is a commonly known spiritual practice and yet one of the least practiced. How many of you have ever heard of people fasting as part of their faith life? How many of you have done it? How many of you have done it more than a half dozen times? More than a dozen? It's just not that common in the mainline north American practice of faith. But I think maybe it

Read more: Give Your Heart - February 19, 2017

Making Space - February 12, 2017

Colossians 2:6-7

In a couple of weeks, we will begin the time of Lent...the days of preparation and reflection leading to Easter. Part of the Christian tradition is to employ various spiritual disciplines during Lent to grow closer to God through intentional practices. So, the worship committee decided we would do well to study a few of those disciplines in worship before we reach Lent. Today, we will be talking about Prayer and devotional practices. Next week we will talk about practices of fasting,

Read more: Making Space - February 12, 2017

Touchdown! - February 5, 2017

Exodus 20:16-17

To bear false witness: lie, deceive or confuse. Bearing false witness in biblical times could cause someone to be found guilty of a crime they didn't commit or could ruin their reputation. It's not just about lying, though that's certainly included, it's about muddying the waters of honest and trustworthy conversation.

Said another way: Share in conversation that nurtures, supports, and enriches. Don't be insincere, empty, or frivolous.

Read more: Touchdown! - February 5, 2017

Go Team! - January 29, 2017

Exodus 20: 14-15 We began last week to consider what God thinks about

It was years before I was married that I attended a conference and heard Kendall Payne as one of the music artists. She did a number of her original songs in her set, but there was one that really stuck in my head. She explained that she and her husband had a repeat of a regular argument one night and it prompted her to write a song.

The song goes like this:

I am not a perfect girl, nor are you a perfect man

Read more: Go Team! - January 29, 2017

Current Church News

  • Christmas Eve Services - Dec 24, 2017

    4:00 PM Family Christmas Eve. This service is especially designed for wiggly, giggly children and is intentionally kept shorter. It will include music by Children's bell choir and leadership from children.

    7:00 PM Traditional Christmas Eve. This service includes music from Choir and Bell Choirs, plus Holy Communion and the Candlelight Ceremony. Child care is provided.

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Sunday morning parking at the church is available in the high school parking lot on Third Street across from the church and in the city lots west of the church. These lots are available only on Sunday mornings. A small lot for handicapped parking is available just off of Adams Street on the north side of the church, with an accessible entrance directly into the sanctuary. A lift operates between the Fellowship Hall (3rd Street level) and the Sanctuary . William Sound System Receivers and Headsets are available to assist with hearing problems.

Church Mission

The First United Methodist Church of Moscow, Idaho takes as our mission to be the body of Jesus Christ, ministering to a community which draws strength from its diversity. Our mission centers on the worship of God, expressed through varied forms of prayer, preaching, music, and ritual.  See more...