Members of the First United Methodist Church downtown celebrated more than a century of worship Saturday. Members of the First United Methodist Church held a service celebration to celebrate the 125th anniversary. Im proud of the legacy of the church. Most churches dont make it to 100 let alone 125. So its a great day. Says Ricky Burk the Senior pastor The service included a special handbell and organ performance. Members also gave guest, a tour of the church. The celebration service exceeded the expectations of members. The liturgy was good, the attendance of people was high, the music was strong, and it turned out better than we could ever dream of. Says Burk. The celebration also included a display of historic church memorabilia which includes a picture of the 18-82 church. JJKLST NEWS.