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Community Outreach Programs

Chatham Literacy

First United Methodist Church is a proud supporter of Chatham Literacy!  The Chatham County Literacy Council helps adults, living or working in Chatham County, N.C., acquire the literacy and educational skills they need to function successfully in society. Chatham Literacy is always looking for volunteers who would like to serve as tutors, which they provide training for to our community members in need. Various groups use the church facilities for instruction, tutoring, and informational meetings. Those looking for opportunities to become involved or needing assistance can find more information on Chatham Literacy’s website.

 

Flexercise

Looking for low impact workout group to be a part of?  Then, join the Flexercise group!  Flexercise meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning in the church fellowship hall.  They begin by walking from 9:30am to 10am followed by a low-impact workout at 10am. The best part, it only costs $1.00 per day. For more information about this program supported by First United Methodist Church, contact Linda Dorsett at 919.742.2582.

 

Links to Freedom

First United Methodist serves as a regional host for the worldwide narcotics anonymous association at 7pm on Sunday and Wednesday evenings in the church fellowship hall.  If you are in need of overcoming substance abuse, please feel free to reach out to Rod Hackney, the group leader at 336.953.2983 or email him at jrhackney@embarqmail.com. Visit Southern Piedmont Area of Narcotics Anonymous website to learn more about the group.

 

Yoga

Interested in Yoga? Look no further!  Teana Kivett, a certified yoga instructor offers a yoga class each Monday evening at 5:30 in the fellowship hall here at First United Methodist Church. The first trial class is free. Each class is $10.00 and you pay for classes upon arrival.  If you or someone you know is interested,  contact Eileen Williams for more information at 919.548.3521 or via email at wileileen@gmail.com.