First United Methodist Church - Wausau Wisconsin
Monday, May 20, 2019
Live and Share God's Love

Faith Formation


Messy Church

May 1st at 5 p.m.
In the Fellowship Hall
Meal Afterward

Vacation Bible School

Stay tuned for information regarding VBS!

Recognizing Sunday School Teachers

We will recognize all of our Sunday School teachers in the 10 am worship service on Sunday, May 19.

Thank you for your leadership & commitment to the Faith Formation of our members.


Children's Music


We will NOT meet on March 6th. Parents are encouraged to bring their children to the Ash Wednesday service
at 7:00pm in our sanctuary.

We will also NOT meet on March 27th due to Spring Break.

Music Time

For 3 year olds through 1st graders
Sunday mornings from 8:55 to 9:10
Room 215
Led by Mike Zahn
Music Time will resume on January 6th.

Oh Susanna! The mother of Methodism is coming here! Enjoy a hour of living history and inspiration. Sunday, May 12, 2019 (Mother’s Day) 10:00 am (Sanctuary Service) Please join us!

Wesleyan Heritage Confirmation Retreat

March 1-2 at Lake Lucerne Camp

Led by a team of experienced pastors from across the state, Wesleyan Heritage is a retreat to introduce confirmation students to the deep heritage of the United

Cost is $70/youth. Deadline for Group Registration is February 15th. Questions can be directed to Collin Grooms - Lake Lucerne Site Director -

Sermons All Week... All Year

If you miss a sermon and want to stay current with a series, or review past ones, the text and audio podcast of each week’s message are uploaded to You can find texts and audio for the past two years… you could put together your own private retreat!

Online Connections

Are you a regular user of Facebook? Jen Johnson has offered to help keep our church page updated with short notices of events and occasional announcements.

Let Jen or staff know if you can help with newer lines of communication. There’s a whole generation who may not read The Messenger or church bulletins but may well respond to invitations received on their phone. If you are connected to online worlds, help FUMC connect people through modern means Wesley surely would use today.

Do you like spending time with children? We still need volunteers to be in the Nursery on Sunday mornings during the 10:00am worship service. If you would be willing to give of your time in this way, please contact Martie at the church, 715-842-2201. Thank you!


Summer Sunday School!!!

Using the creativity and wisdom of Dr. Seuss to find parallels in the scripture, bringing both the meaning and relevance of many Bible passages to life. Exciting stories, fun crafts, and snacks will be on the menu (maybe even some Green Eggs and Ham)!

We are currently looking for teachers and helpers. Would you be willing to teach or assist a few Sundays this summer? Curriculum is provided and easy to follow. Let Betsy Duginski know if you would like to help (715.297.7255 or

Faith Quest

End of Year Jeopardy
May 19th in the Fellowship Hall


Family Camp will be July 19 - 21 at Pine Lake’s Wildwood Campground this summer. The cost is $70 per camper vehicle and $35 per tent. A deposit of $35 for camper vehicles and $20 for tents is due by May 19th. Everyone is welcome! Make plans now to be a part of this fun-filled weekend.

Room Change for Children

While the YMCA is here for the next six months, our children will be using different rooms on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings.

Music for 3 year olds through first grade will be downstairs in Room 13. They will then move to Room 15 for Sunday School.

Grades 2 through 5 will meet in the Theater Room 213 for Sunday School.

Children’s Music on Wednesday evenings will be down in Room 13.

We're a Happ'ning Place on Wednesday Evenings