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Welcome to FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Monroe MI!


We extend a special welcome to those who are single, married, divorced, gay, filthy rich, dirt poor, si no hablas ni un palabra de Ingles. We extend a special welcome to those who are crying newborns, skinny as a rail or could afford to lose a few pounds.

We welcome you if you can sing like Andrea Bocelli or like our pastor who can’t carry a note in a bucket. You’re welcome here if you’re “just browsing,” just woke up or just got out of jail. We don’t care if you’re more Christian than Mother Teresa, or haven’t been in church since little Joey’s Baptism. We especially welcome you if little Joey is a “high spirited” kid or if you or your family member is differently abled.

We extend a special welcome to those who are over 60 but not grown up yet, and to teenagers who are growing up too fast. We welcome soccer moms, NASCAR dads, starving artists, tree-huggers, latte-sippers, vegetarians, junk-food eaters. We welcome those who are in recovery or still addicted. We welcome you if you’re having problems or you’re down in the dumps or if you don’t like “organized religion,” we’ve been there too.

If you blew all your offering money at the casino, you’re welcome here. We offer a special welcome to those who think the earth is flat, love quantum physics, work too hard, don’t work, can’t spell, or are here because grandma is in town and wanted to go to church.

We welcome those who are inked, pierced or both. We offer a special welcome to those who could use a prayer right now, had religion shoved down your throat as a kid or got lost in traffic and wound up here by mistake. We welcome tourists, seekers and doubters, bleeding hearts … and you!

Rev. Katie Waggoner

PASTOR: REV. KATIE WAGGONER
312 HARRISON STREET. MONROE, MI 48161
PHONE:: (734) 241-6070
E-MAIL:: PastorKatie@firstunitedmethodist.org

OFFICE HOURS:  Wednesdays & Thursdays from 10:00am to 2:00pm

Coffee Hour is from 10:00-10:45am
Sunday Worship is from 11:00am-12:00pm

Pastor Waggoner praying with children