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Welcome to First UMC Leonard

Our congregation is located in the heart of Leonard, Texas, and we strive to reflect the heart of God out into our community. About Us

Meet our pastor

Our Senior Pastor, Rev. Joe Gist is excited to be serving God by building Faith, Love, and Commitment. Rev. Joe Gist

Welcome to First United Methodist Church Leonard

We invite ALL to come and experience the Love, Peace and Joy that comes from a life journey with Jesus!

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Sunday Service Schedule

9:00 am: Sunday School
10:15 am: Blended Service
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About FUMC Leonard

Welcome to First UMC Leonard! We are delighted that you are here and invite you to be a part of our community. We are an exceptionally warm and engaging congregation who are eager to meet you and help you find a place to get to know God and many other people with similar beliefs. View More

News & Events

4th Annual Fall Festival

4th Annual Fall Festival

Football, cooler weather and candy corn can only mean one thing, Fall Festival is just around ...

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Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

Saturday October 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm, Pastor Joe Gist will be holding a “Blessing the ...

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Pastor's Blog

Rev. Joe Gist assigned as New Senior Pastor

Rev. Joe Gist assigned as New Senior Pastor

Hello! I’m Pastor Joe Gist of First UMC Leonard. Thank you for exploring our church website. If ...

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Pastor Gist Welcomes You to FUMC Leonard

Pastor Gist Welcomes You to FUMC Leonard

Welcome Letter from the Pastor Welcome to the First United Methodist Church of Leonard! Our ...

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Matthew 22:36-40

“Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.”