Sunday, November 05, 2023, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
New Beginnings is the class for people interested in becoming a member and learning more about First Church and Methodism. Participants will get to know each other and meet the pastoral team, staff and leaders of the church.
RSVP here for your Zoom invite by 10/31
We will meet online via Zoom at 12:30-2 PM. Please RSVP to receive your Zoom invitation.
If you are new to Methodism or would like to know more about First Church, please view the online resources listed below, prior to this one time, 1.5-hour session. During which the presenters will highlight a few key points, followed by Q & A.
- Wesleyan History, United Methodist Theology & Discipleship
- United Methodist Connection
- First Church’s Vision & Ministry Opportunities
- Membership Next Steps and Vows
RESOURCES TO REVIEW BEFORE MEETING
SANCTUARY TOUR & HISTORY OF FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SAN DIEGO
Guide to the sanctuary (PDF)
FUMCSD HIGHLIGHTS 1869-2009 (PDF)
MISSION VALLEY CAMPUS MAP (PDF)
WESLEYAN HISTORY, UNITED METHODIST THEOLOGY & DISCIPLESHIP
UMC BRIEF HISTORY (PDF): recommended, but not required for transfer members
LIFE OF JOHN WESLEY (video link)
UNITED METHODIST THEOLOGY & DISCIPLESHIP
THEOLOGICAL FOUNDATION: "GRACE”
SACRAMENTS AS THE MEANS OF GRACE
OUR FOUR THEOLOGICAL GUIDELINES
UNITED METHODIST CONNECTION