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Greene, New York

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Our mission is "to be a church alive with Christ by loving, growing, and declaring the Good News of Jesus Christ".

Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.

If you are considering a new place of worship or a relocation to our area, we would love to have you be our guest.

When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age
Contact Information  
First United Methodist Church of Greene
32 S. Chenango St.
Greene, New York 13778
Phone (607)656-8363
  • Childrens' Christmas Program

    December 18, the children’s Christmas program will be held during worship. If you’d like your child to participate, please let Beth Specht or Amanda Mosher know as soon as possible.

  • Christmas Eve Candlelite service

    December 24, 7:00pm, we will have our Candlelight Worship Service with the Chancel Choir leading us through a special Christmas Cantata.

  • Blue Christmas Service

    In the midst of all the wonder, joy, and celebration of Christmas, it's easy to forget that there’s likely to be someone for whom the idea of Christmas joy is just not part of the season this year.  We recognize before God and one another the reality that we’re hurting and in pain, that our lives are in turmoil, and we seek help. At this Blue Christmas service, we recognize that we are "blue" or in pain at this time. If you are grieving and need to release it to God, plan to join us at First UMC Chenango Bridge, 7:00pm, for the opportunity to lament to God and give your pain to the Lord.

  • Prayer: we're here for you!

    Have a prayer request?  Submit it here!  Just click on the Prayer tab and submit your request.  We are happy to pray for you!

  • Soup & Scripture

    Soup & Scripture bible study is every Thursday from 11:30 until 1:00pm. First, we eat and fellowship for roughly 30 minutes and then dive into the Word. Join us so you, too, can grow in your discipleship of Jesus Christ.

    Dec. 1 we will begin a new bible study titled “Not a Silent Night-Mary Looks Back to Bethlehem” by Adam Hamilton. Soup & Scripture will begin this 5-session study on Dec. 1. If you are interested in this study but cannot attend during the day, see Pastor to see if an evening study is feasible

  • Rotary Club Christmas!

    The Mitten/Hat/Scarf tree is up in the Social Room and ready to receive your offerings for the Rotary Christmas Baskets. Items can be purchased or homemade. All items are due by December 11.

    Once again, we are collecting hygiene bags for Rotary which are given out to those in need through the Food Pantry. Please see the example on the table in the Social Room and follow closely. 

  • Hearing Assistance

    Hearing Assist Devices are available. If you’re in need of one, please see the AV Operator in the back of the church.

  • Wanted: worship team support!

    Do YOU feel called to help in Worship? We’d love to have you help out in the following positions: Greeter, Candle Bearer, Lector. Please see Pastor Michele or Winnie Sortman if you would like to learn more about these positions.

  • Church Bottle Drive

    Thanks to all who contribute to the bottle bin in the church parking lot. Those bottles and cans that are marked as a five cent returnable in New York, produce an income for various groups in the church, such as the trustees or the youth going to Sky Lake Camp in the summer. Pictured below are bottles that DO NOT have this label. They are recyclable but they are not five cent returnable items. Please do not put them in the bottle bin. Our last trip to the redemption center netted us $144, which was  one truck full.  Not bad for an hours time, plus travel.

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