Reconciling Ministries Network: Our Affiliation Vote
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Eighteen months ago our congregation began a series of conversations, prayer, and study on topics of human sexuality and the full inclusion of LGBTQ+ persons in the life of the church, which includes ordination and marriage. Led by lay members … Read More

VBC 2017: Hero Central – Discover your strength in God!
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  Vacation Bible Camp is an annual tradition at First Olympia! We are thrilled to welcome church families as well as dozens of children from our community for a week of fellowship, crafts, science experiments, games, singing, snacks, Scripture stories … Read More

Pray-ers Needed!
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Did you know that the church has a digital prayer chain? We do! Email is a very efficient way to share our prayer concerns. We send a weekly list of the prayers lifted up in Sunday morning worship to our … Read More

Job Opening: Office Manager PLUS
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Could this be you? First United Methodist Church of Olympia is hiring an office manager/administrative assistant to help us run our busy church office and be a part of our enthusiastic ministry team. The job has a great variety of … Read More

Rev. Dr. Alex Awad Visits Olympia First UMC
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Recently retired United Methodist missionary to Palestine, the Rev. Dr. Alex Awad, spoke at the church on Tuesday evening, April 25 to a gathering of about 30 church and community members. Earlier in the day, Dr. Awad spoke at a … Read More

Movies That Matter in May and June
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Movies That Matter continues with three new installments. On May 4, we will watch the documentary Rising Tides about global warming and climate change. We will read the UM statement on climate stewardship and have a conversation following the film. … Read More

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