Health Ministry

 Community Blood Driveevent-blood-drive

Sunday, April 23: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Simkins Hall in The Shelby Center

The Health Ministry Council is sponsoring an American Red Cross Community Blood Drive Sunday April 23, from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Sign up at the Sunday Hospitality Table or at the website:, and enter sponsor code FirstUMCSM. Special treats and surprises! Child care while you donate, with prior arrangements. And best of all, the knowledge that you’ve helped to save up to 3 lives!

For more information, questions, or to
volunteer, contact Dorothy Williams

Free Blood Pressure Screenings

Come get your blood pressure checked every 3rd Sunday of the month in Simkins Hall.  No charge.
3rd Sundays, 11 a.m., Simkins Hall in The Shelby Center



Flu Clinic

flu-shotFirst UMC has the privilege of hosting one of the first flu vaccination clinics in the fall provided by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. This gives us the opportunity to both keep ourselves healthy and help keep our community healthy. There is no charge for the flu vaccine and no appointments necessary.
Next Flu Clinic: Early Fall 2017 


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For more information about the Council, or to volunteer, fill out the contact form below or call the church office (310) 393-8258.