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

To Be Merciful and Pure - June 25, 2017

Mathew 18:21-35

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The Meek and Righteousness - June, 18, 2017

Micah 6:6-8

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Finding Blessings - June 11, 2017

Mathew 5:1-4

Blessed are the poor in Spirit for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted.

Once upon a time, in a time far far away, my family went through hell. There was sickness. There was hardship. There was injustice. And there were trials of fire. You could call it a dark night of the soul. You could call it the dark woods. You could call it a "hard time". You could probably call it most anything you want. I tend to call it hell. It was a time of loneliness, isolation, fear, and doubt. And while it probably could have gotten much

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The Way The Spirit Moves - June 4, 2017

Acts 11:1-18
Revelation 21:1-6

I was raised in a pretty traditional UMC and I don't remember any specific teachings on the Holy Spirit. I know it was there. I learned about the Trinity and believed in the 3 persons, including the Holy Spirit. I knew it was part of God, but beyond that, we never really talked about it doing anything tangible.
So, this story in Acts always seemed a little far-fetched. The Holy Spirit came and then the disciples started speaking in languages they had never learned. The spirit showed up like tongues of fire. Thousands of nonbelievers hear about Jesus and decide, that day, to

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The Family We Choose - May 28, 2017

Ruth 1:1-11, 14-18

How many have heard the phrase, "blood is thicker than water"? And how many of you were raised to live by that principle? Family comes first. Loyalty to blood over friends or others. You help family before all others. Anybody?
I was raised in a family where the family took priority. It wasn't exactly to that extreme. We wouldn't deny help to someone else, but family was always to rank as a top priority in how you spent your time, and where your loyalties lay. And, I was extremely fortunate to have a healthy family with good communication and strong relationships. We grew up

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Current Church News

  • Family Promise of the Palouse

    Moscow First United Methodist Church is honored to be an active participant of the Family Promise of the Palouse providing temporary, safe housing for families in our community who are facing homelessness. Our next opportunity to host is June 11-18, 2017.

Get Directions

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...