PRAYERS: Talking and listening to God
•Prayer Card Ministry: Each member family receives the name of another member family every quarter. Pray for them to grow closer to God.
•Pray regularly for the church, community, nation, and the world.
•Ask others if you can pray for them (Remember to pray for them)
•Learn to pray out loud and practice praying out loud.
•Join our weekly prayer group on Thursdays at 10am
•The Prayer Room is open anytime during office hours and Sunday mornings.
“Pray in the Spirit at all times and on every occasion. Stay alert and be persistent in your prayers for all believers everywhere.”
Ephesians 6:18 NLT
PRESENCE: Physically and Mentally being with Others
GIFTS: Sharing your financial gifts with the church
•Start by pledging any amount to the church's operational budget
•Work your way up to at least a Biblical 10% tithe
•Donate your professional skills or services for special projects
•Make a legacy gift, leaving your estate or part of your estate to the church
WAYS TO GIVE
At First Methodist Monroe, we celebrate the opportunity to give back a portion of what God gives us. As a result, giving provides important resources needed to execute our ministry plans to see Monroe change one life at a time.
Online giving is a safe and easy way to invest in all God is doing at First Methodist Monroe as we work towards Becoming People of Christ! You can set up your giving on a recurring schedule using your bank account or a debit or credit card.
Mail your offering to 3900 Loop Rd. Monroe, LA 71201
You can give quickly by texting “GIVE” to 318.217.8383
Drop off your offering (check or cash) during one of our Sunday services or during the week at the church offices.
SERVICE: In a family everyone has responsibilities where will you serve in our church family?
•Volunteer with our Greeter Ministry
•Teach Rise Youth or Kingdom Kids
•Serve during Kids Church, or with Ministry of H.O.P.E.
WHERE CAN YOU SERVE?
Kingdom Kids (PreK4-5th Grade)
Rise Youth (6th-12th Grade)
Ministry of H.O.P.E. (Helping Others by Praying and Encouraging)
•J-Force Children’s Choir
•Sound Faith Contemporary Worship Band
Ministries we support outside the walls of our church
•Meals on Wheels
•NELA Food Bank
•Life Choices Pregnancy Center
•O.W.L. Center Salsa and Jellies
•Sunrise Easter Service
•Vacation Bible School
WITNESS: Live life so others know you are a Christian by your words and deeds
•Share your faith story with others
•Teach others about Faith and Following Jesus
•Lead an adult Sunday school class, Bible study, or small group
•Disciple someone else 1 on 1
WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE TO DISCIPLE SOMEONE 1 ON 1?
1. Meet with them regularly (weekly/biweekly, monthly)
2. Mentor them (do they need advice, a listening ear, or a Christian perspective on a life situation
3. Pray for and with them
4. Encourage them to grow in their faith through Bible studies or small groups.
5. Talk about your faith and their faith when you meet.