Welcome Back to Worship in the Sanctuary505 N Redington St, Hanford, CA | Sundays @ 9: 30 am (and online)
In our Wesleyan tradition we practice an open table which means that communion is offered to all. Holy Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of the month.
First United Methodist Church of Hanford is inviting you for a different approach to Advent and Christmas this year as way to think more deeply about the meaning of Christmas.
First Sunday of Advent, Nov. 28
9:30 a.m. Service
“The redemption of Scrooge”
Advent I – “Bah Humbug!”
Advent Wreath: Peace
Wednesday Advent Study
Starting on Wednesday, Dec. 1, we will host an Advent Study from 6pm-7:30pm on “The Redemption of Scrooge.”
We’ll end each session by singing our favorite Christmas Carols!
Scripture Sunday, November 28th
“First Sunday of Advent”
Luke 16:19-31 (NIV)
“There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day. At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores and longing to eat what fell from the rich man’s table. Even the dogs came and licked his sores. “The time came when the beggar died and the angels carried him to Abraham’s side. The rich man also died and was buried. In Hades, where he was in torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far away, with Lazarus by his side. So he called to him, ‘Father Abraham, have pity on me and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am in agony in this fire.’ … to continue reading Click Here.
About Hanford UMC
We are a people, reaching out, with open minds, souls and hearts – Engaging Creativity, Nourishing Spirituality, Building Social Justice, Providing loving, welcoming community – for Christ and the World!