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Latest News

Get Ready for Our Mission Trip to Kenya!

Get Ready for Our Mission Trip to Kenya!
An exciting and safe trip is being planned for September 15-24, 2022. An information session will be held January 12th during Wednesday Night Supper to discuss costs, down payment for trip, shot requirements, passport and visa information and a preliminary itinerary for nine days. Visit for highlights on our 2019 and 2021 Mission Trips. Karen Lyons

Wonderful Wednesday Night Supper

turkey burger with fixins
Join us for food & fellowship on January 12 at 6 p.m. Please RSVP at (more…)

Calvary Refuge Serving Schedule 2022

Calvary Refuge Serving Schedule 2022
Thanks everyone for your service to Calvary Refuge Center in 2021! It is time to sign up for service in 2022. I hope you will consider signing up for the same Sundays this year. Please contact me ( / 678-618-0670) or the church office to volunteer. Doug Jewett (more…)

Celebrate January

heart engraved tree trunk

Glisson Registration Open for Summer 2022

Glisson Registration Open for Summer 2022
Summer 2022 registration is now underway for everyone! The Cox and Johnson kids going the second week. Teri Rodgers

How to Customize Your Announcement Request

How to Customize Your Announcement Request
Customizing your announcement in a few steps. The same announcements that appear on can also appear in the Morrow Mirror and the preservice announcement slides. (more…)

Prayer Requests

Join Us in Praying For

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  • Helen Petty is recovering from surgery to repair a broken hip at Parkside Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation in Ellijay, reported by Faye Kirksey
  • Judy Jaeger has a fractured spine and a degenerative disk, leaving her unable to walk without intense pain
  • Larry Harry is recovering from back surgery at home


  • Bruce Jewett continuing treatment for liver cancer, requested by his brother, Doug Jewett
  • Bill and Jo Jackson as she is undergoing chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer, requested by Diane Cox
  • Christy Thomaston recovering from brain surgery, requested by her sister-in-law, Anita Thomaston
  • Cora Johnson diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
  • Dan Huber, requested by his mother-in-law, Shirley Watterson
  • Dana Chapman has had surgery for internal carotid artery stenosis. It involved opening the carotid artery on both sides of her neck
  • Destiny Love, treatment for cervical cancer, requested by her grandmother, Jean Peacock
  • Emory and Elise Brackman. Emory is recovering from Kyphoplasty. Elise fell and has 4 broken ribs; requested by Jean Peacock
  • Eula Jarrett, requested by her great grandmother, Shirley Watterson
  • Janet Thomaston
  • Jatha Day, requested by Mary Anne Brannon
  • Jerry Griffin as he continues his treatments for Multiple Myeloma, requested by his family and friends
  • John Maddox diagnosed with lung cancer, requested by his sister, Jackie Davis
  • Kimberly Steward will have very serious operation to repair internal injuries from a fall, requested by Kathy Munson
  • Maddux Willingham had a PET scan on 12/8 to determine the effectiveness of his chemotherapy treatments, requested by his aunt, Karen Kelly
  • Nicholas Swindell has severe complication from Diabetes: recent bypass surgery, on dialysis, and on a kidney transplant list; requested by his uncle, Doug Jewett
  • The McKenzie family,  requested by Ardell McKenzie Sasso
  • Savanna French, still has cancer positive lymph nodes, requested by her great-aunt, Connie Cabe
  • Shelly Sheets had a hysterectomy and multiple cancers were found. She is being treated with chemotherapy, requested by her family friend, Diana Aull
  • Tim Lively, battling brain tumor, reported by Doug Jewett

Our Service Members

  • Stationed on Okinawa Island: Kameron Burrell (great nephew of Linda McElhannon)
  • Stationed Stateside: HN Damian Hammond (nephew of Keith & Kathy Munson); David Key (son-in-law of Bil & Melanie Johnson)
  • Stationed at Shaw AFB, SC: Capt. Kyle L. J. Phillips (grandson of Larry Phillips)
  • Stationed at Misawa Airbase, Japan: Kevin McElhannon, Jr. (grandson of Bill & Linda McElhannon)
  • Stationed in Kandahar Afghanistan: Max Anderson (cousin of Layla Leo)

Our Nursing Home/ Rehab Patients/ Homebound Members

  • Ellen Betsill
  • Mary Brazeal
  • Ann Carr
  • James Gloor
  • Bill & Linda McElhannon
  • Faye McGarrah
  • Kathy Peacock
  • Karen Sargent
  • Janet Thomaston
Please contact the church office if you wish to send cards to these members.

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Tithing and Giving

2022 Monthly Budget Needs: $24,882.00

For December 2021 we received $23,900.00.

If you would like to make a donation towards the year 2021,
please bring your check to the office by Sunday, January 9.
It should be dated 12/31/21.

Thank you for your support!

We appreciate your continuing to contribute to the ministries and the operating costs of our beloved Morrow First United Methodist Church. Here are ways you can contribute your tithes and offerings:
  1. Mail a check to Morrow First UMC, P.O. Box 143, Morrow, GA 30260.
  2. Set up bill pay at your local bank and have them send your check to the church. Most banks provide this service at no cost to you.
  3. Digital Giving with the Morrow FUMC App or visit

Special Giving

  • In honor of Diana Aull and those who work with her to sustain the important community mission with our Food Pantry, given by The Joy Class
  • In memory of Bob Hill, given by his loving family
  • In honor of Deborah Mitchell, given by Anita Thomaston

Food Pantry

The Food Pantry has been closed for the holidays and due to COVID isolation.


  1. Bags
  2. Canned Fruit
  3. Canned Tomatoes
  4. Cornbread Mix
  5. Juice
  6. Pasta Sides
  7. Spaghetti Noodles & Sauce
  8. Spaghetti-O’s
  9. Canned Chicken
  10. Peanut Butter
  11. Mac & Cheese
  12. Jelly
  13. Grits

Community News

MARTA Bus Schedule Change

Bus Service Changes Effective December 18, 2021 (more…)

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