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120th Anniversary Celebration


This year at Vandergrift First United Methodist Church, we will be celebrating our 120 years of ministry and mission.

Anniversary Kickoff
Sunday, April 29th

After our regularly scheduled worship service at 11am, we will have a time of fellowship and sharing. A timeline will be created in the overflow area of the sanctuary. Light snacks and beverages will be served. Come prepared to share stories of faith and ministries that you have been a part of at First UMC Vandergrift.

Choir Reunion Sunday
Sunday, June 17th

This will be a time to remember and recognize the different choirs and individuals who have participated in the music ministry of our church. All former choir members are invited to attend and participate in the singing of the anthems. Please join us for this day of musical worship and praise.

Community Fun Day
Saturday, August 25th
11am to 2pm

Lots of family friendly activities will take place.

Grand Finale
Sunday, October 28th

Our District Superintendent, James Pond will be our guest preacher. Former pastors will be invited to also participate in our worship experience that day. A catered dinner will be served after the worship service. More details regarding the coset and details will be forthcoming.

Other Events
We are also planning some special remembrances for this year.


We will be doing a combined pictorial directory with our sister congregation, New Beginnings UMC.

A joint cookbook is also being planned.

There will be some "giveaway" memorabilia and some that you will have the option to order and purchase.



If you are interested in more information or have general questions, you may contact the church office at firstmethodist@comcast.net or 724-568-5575.