Midtown Sacramento 21st & J

Love First Word for June 14, 2021

This week, Pastor Rod discusses how to “roar”… ​

Online messages by Rev. Rod Brayfindley are presented via video on YouTube each weekday under the title, “Love First Word.” Love First Word is an online daily reflection started in April 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pastoral messages include topics of faith, history, science and spiritual health. The videos can be found at “Love First Word” on YouTube. The messages can also be found on the church Facebook page (@FirstUMCSac) and webpage ( Contact us by email

We are located at 2100 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95816 (916) 446-5025.

We are a faith community deeply rooted in the teachings of Jesus by celebrating God, Life and the Arts; calling and acting for justice; engaging persons of all sexual and affectional orientations; and welcoming diversity across spiritual, racial, cultural, generational, or economic lines.

Starting Sunday, May 23, 2021 we will have in-person style Sunday worship at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. services alongside this online worship

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