The purpose of the First United Methodist Church, Georgetown is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
THE DISCIPLESHIP PROCESS
In our journeys as disciples of Jesus Christ -- followers of Jesus Christ, being transformed by the grace of God, who partner with God in transforming the world -- we are living as beloved daughters and sons of God, claimed by God's grace through the waters of baptism. We respond to God's amazing grace by learning the teachings of Jesus in Scriptures, so those teachings will shape our mind and the way we live, as we grow in grace and share that grace in our community and in the world beyond.
We are claimed.
In response to God's claim on our lives, we live an intentional relationship with God through worship and prayer.
We grow in God's Grace.
We grow in God's grace through study of the scripture's transforming word in small groups designed for people at all stages in their journey of faith.
We share God's Grace.
We share God's grace with others by living God's ways in our relationships; talking about God's grace, serving others and sharing generously of all God has given us.
Each Disciple is encouraged -- in addition to worship -- to find a small group of trusted spiritual friends to nurture your growth in grace and to find your place of ministry, witness and service.
Our Making Disciples logo represents the three elements of our discipleship process: Claimed in God's grace, Growing in God's grace and Sharing God's grace. They are represented by interlocking rings of blue, green and red.
Blue represents the waters of baptism as we are Claimed in God's grace.
Green reflects life, growth and nature as we Grow in God's grace.
Red delivers the strength, power and joy of the Christian spirit as well as the United Methodist Church Flame and Cross as we seek to Share God's grace.
Jesus said, "Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to obey everything that I've commanded you. Look, I myself will be with you every day until the end of this present age."