Ash Wednesday 2021

Ash Wednesday was observed at Duluth First United Methodist Church on February 17, 2021, with a multitude activities around the church:

  • Missions Ministry's weekly food drive for the Hands of Christ Duluth Co-op;
  • Our very successful Wednesday Night Drive-Thru Dinner;
  • Butterfly pickup;
  • Imposition of ashes;
  • Ash Wednesday service in the Sanctuary.

Click on ASH WEDNESDAY 2021 to view some of the pictures from our Ash Wednesday activities.

"The Star Project" 2020

For Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany, we have covered the front lawn of the church with stars painted/decorated by members of our church family. Enjoy the pictures of our stars! Click on THE STAR PROJECT to see photos of the stars.

"It's Spooky to be Hungry" Duluth First UMC Halloween 2020 Event

Our Halloween celebration took place on Saturday, October 31st, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the back of the church campus. People were encouraged to bring food donations for the Hands of Christ Duluth Co-Op because It’s Spooky to be Hungry! We will also had photo booths available where people could take pictures in costume.

"It's Spooky to Be Hungry DFUMC Halloween 2020 Event Photos

“Duluth First UMC Worships Here” Lawn and Door Signs Are Available!

“Duluth First UMC Worship Here” lawn signs and door signs (smaller in size than the lawn signs) are available for you to display on your lawn or door, letting neighbors know that you worship in-person and/or online at Duluth First UMC. Signs can be picked up in the 1st floor Family Life Center hallway, just outside of Rev. Beth Brown Shugart’s office. Beth will reserve a sign for you if you’d like - just contact her by e-mail at

Duluth First UMC Worships Here Photos

Where's John Wesley?

Are you missing the church buildings?  Here's a game full of church pictures. "Bobblehead" John Wesley has visited 21 sites at our church.  Check out the pictures by clicking on Where's John Wesley? Send your answers to  You'll get a reply and the answers.  Good luck!