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Vincennes to Celebrate 125 Years

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Vincennes Free Methodist Church in Vincennes, Indiana. To celebrate this momentous event, a special celebration service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, followed by a banquet and program at noon.

Over these past 125 years, Vincennes FMC has developed and supported leaders in numerous countries of the world, including South Africa, Cameroon, Congo, Haiti … Read more...

Pounds Lost, Missions Gain

BY DAVID WAID

Early last fall, Kaye Delamater suggested that Lakeview Free Methodist Church have a fundraiser for missions involving weight loss. At the time, several individuals in our church were losing weight, and she thought we could use that as a way to generate funds for missions. The Missions Committee talked about the idea, and decided to begin Jan. 3 with an initial weigh-in … Read more...

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John Wesley FMC Turning 50

Fifty years ago, a stake was driven in a soybean field in northwest Indianapolis, and a new church was built. The John Wesley Free Methodist Church was a joint project of its parent congregation, West Morris Street Free Methodist Church in Indianapolis, and the Wabash Conference. Most charter members were young professionals with small children, and all eagerly sacrificed to erect and furnish a … Read more...

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French-Speaking Church Dedicated

About 300 people gathered on April 17 to dedicate the church building that Bethany French Speaking Free Methodist Church recently purchased in Stamford, Connecticut. After searching for a building in the city of Stamford for five years, the Lord blessed the congregation with a recently built church building.

Pastors of other Haitian churches and the mayor of Stamford attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication service. … Read more...

Judge Harry Connick Jr. (left) praises "American Idol" contestant Melanie Tierce, a Centerpoint Church worship leader and Azusa Pacific University Student. (Michael Becker/FOX)

Worship Leader on “American Idol”

Melanie Tierce is a worship leader at Centerpoint Church, one of the Free Methodist Church’s largest congregations, but she reached a much larger audience when she appeared as a contestant on the Jan. 7 and Jan. 27 episodes of “American Idol.”

The 21-year-old made a big first impression on the judges. Harry Connick Jr. described her debut as “absolutely stunning … one of the … Read more...