Upcoming events & Announcements

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new study: Discipleship Explored

At the beginning of the summer with the help of a prayer and discernment team, we identified an amazing study that we feel speaks to every believer and to us as a whole at Carrollton First UMC. The study is called Discipleship Explored based on Paul’s letter to the Philippians and focuses on finding a deep union with Christ through which we can find joy in suffering and strength in unity, the value of contentment, and much more. We felt it would be extremely beneficial and powerful to do this as a church wide study. We would love for each and everyone of you to join us.

Upcoming events
& Announcements

Groups & Meeting Times: 

● Sunday mornings starting September 11th at the Bridge from 9:15-10:15a.m. prior to the Bridge Service.
        ○There will also be a children’s Sunday School available at that time.
● Monday nights starting September 12th at 6:30pm at Bill and Francie Krills house in Courtview.
● Tuesday nights starting September 13th at 6:00pm at the Yellow Brick Church.
        ○ There will be child care.
● Wednesday at noon at the Yellow Brick Church starting September 14th.
● Wednesday nights starting September 28th with the Longbons.

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Volunteers Needed for Children’s Message

Plant the seeds of Christian love in the hearts and minds of children with brief messages during our Children’s time. Help needed at both locations. Please do not feel that you have to create the message or prayer from scratch. Messages can be created on your own, from a book, provided with help from the pastors, etc.


Please contact the office if you feel led to help or would like more information.

"Is the UMC really..." fAQ Article

Please use the button below to find an article from the United Methodist Church where frequently asked questions are answered.

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Stitched with Love: Crochet & Knitting Group

Starting September 1st - Every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month in the Gathering Room at the YBC from 6-7:30p.m. All are welcome! We come together in fellowship, sharing the love of Jesus within our community and beyond one stitch at a time. Contact Jocelyn Snyder for more information 330-357-2526. We stitch love and sow prayers into our projects and then send them out to touch lives.

Image by Morvanic Lee
September thank you!

Thank you to our sound, camera and computer crews – you are important to enriching our services both in person and online!


Thank you to our Hearing the Word lectors!

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trunk or treat

It's nearly time for Trunk or Treat! Save the date – Saturday October 29 at the Carroll County Fairgrounds from 3:30 - 5:00pm. Start planning now to decorate your car/truck/bike/wagon, vehicle. Make it fun and family friendly! You could make a pumpkin patch, super hero, a sports fan, a cowboy or even a chicken. Use your creativity!

We need 25-30 participating entries. We will also need lots and lots of candy as we had over 1000 attend last year. Drop off your individually wrapped candy donations at YBC or the Bridge. Contact Kathy Cramer for more information!

Guatemala mission trip - dec. 2022

Rev. Kimberly and Doug Arbaugh will be leading a mission trip to Guatemala this December. The team will be working at Camp Lemoa.


If you would like to make a contribution to help cover trip fees, please make checks payable to Carrollton First UMC and mark "Guatemala Mission" on the memo line.

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Operation Christmas child 2022

Our church will be participating in Operation Christmas Child this year, again, so save
your shoeboxes and watch for items you might want to pack. More information will be
coming in the next month! Collection Sunday will be Nov. 20th .