Living the Hope of Jesus in Our World

Welcome to First United Methodist Church

Please join us for worship on Sunday mornings:

8:30 Spirited Traditional Worship
9:45 Sunday School for all ages
10:45  Casual Contemporary Worship

207 N. Halagueno St
Carlsbad, New Mexico  88220
(575) 885-3142


A Letter from the Contemporary Worship Pastor Search Committee

Dear Church,

 Our new worship pastor Nolan Budgewater II and his fiance Sydni James will be married this Saturday May 21 in Texas.  After their honeymoon, Nolan leads the worship for the Louisiana Annual Conference June 9-11.  They will arrive in Carlsbad on or about the 12th or 13th.  The worship pastor search team talked about hosting an old fashion "pounding" for them (for those who don't know what that is... there's always Google! :-) but we decided that better than a pounding would be to ask them to open wedding registries at a couple of stores so that we could actually know what they could use.  Here are the links where they are registered: 

Nolan Budgewater and Sydni James Walmart Gift Registry

Sydni James and Nolan Budgewater Bed Bath and Beyond Registry

If you have any trouble with either of these links, just go to the wedding registries for Bed, Bath and Beyond, or Walmart, and type in Sydni James or Nolan Budgewater, and you will be able to pull up their registries. 

Another choice would be to pick up a gift card from these stores, or Amazon etc. Let's help bless this young couple as they start their life together and begin their ministry in Carlsbad!!! 

 We would also like to bless Nolan and Sydni is with cards of encouragement and well wishes.  Let's shower them with FUMC words of love!  Place your card in the basket in the Narthex or get it to Brittany Martin by June 10th.

Thank you,

The Worship Pastor Search Committee



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