COTW: First Unity UMC


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 PASTORS NAME:  Lyndon B. Geeter20161016_164836

NAME OF CHURCH: First Unity United Methodist Church

CHURCH ADDRESS/TOWN:

Physical: 68 Coleman Road, Weir, MS 39772

Mailing: Post Office Box 221, Weir, MS 39772

PASTORS BIRTHDAY:  November 4

PASTOR’S HOMETOWN:  Macon, MS

SPOUSE’S NAME:  Thelma Brooks Geeter

CHILDREN’S NAMES:   Daniel, Alana, Crystal, Deidra and Amanda

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT THE CHURCH YOU ARE SERVING?

I love how our church is continually growing. We have a constant stream of young people giving their lives to Christ!  It gives me so much joy to witness the love they have for the Lord and their community.

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HOW MANY YEARS HAS THIS CHURCH BEEN IN EXISTENCE?

First Unity was formed in 2006 and is the result of a merger of three churches.  Before the merger, the previous churches had been in existence for over 100 years.

HOW MANY IN REGULAR ATTENDANCE?

We have great attendance at First Unity. On any given Sunday, we have between 100-125 members and visitors.

WHAT MINISTRIES IS THIS CHURCH KNOWN FOR?

First Unity is known for being a family oriented church filled with love, generosity and kindness. Our most outstanding ministries are: Thanksgiving at the Jailhouse Ministry, food pantry, clothes closet, United Methodist Women Monthly Pot Luck, The Health Education Center (HEC) exercise program, after school tutoring and our outstanding music ministry.

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