Lord’s Acre: October 26, 2019

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Lord's Acre

The Lord’s Acre is scheduled for Saturday, October 26, 2019. The meal will be homemade enchiladas, beans, and rice prepared by Julia Williams. There will be a sign-up sheet to provide desserts. Tickets for meal will be available to obtain prior to event. We are still in need of someone to head up the Silent Auction. The Country Store will be open to bring your bake goods, canned goods, etc.

Charge Conference at FUMC Henrietta: November 10, 2019

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FUMC Henrietta

Annual Charge Conference Sunday, November 10, 2019 3:00 p.m. FUMC Henrietta 301 S Bridge St Henrietta, TX 76365 This year’s Charge Conference is at FUMC Henrietta on Sunday, November 10, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. Most committees will be needing to schedule meetings in preparation for the Charge Conference. Nominations Committee will be meeting in late September to select persons for leadership for 2019. You can go to umcdiscipleship.org and find job descriptions of various committees and positions required by the Book of Discipline.

Upcoming Events: September 2019

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Check out this list of upcoming events for the months of September to November 2019! Tuesday, September 3, 2019: Methodist Men in Chico at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 4, 2019: Kids for Christ (KFC) begins from 3:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, September 11, 2019: KFC from 3:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, September 18, 2019: KFC from 3:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, September 25, 2019: KFC from 3:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Sunday, September 29, 2019: Kids for Christ sing in worship Sunday, September 29, 2019: United Methodist Men’s Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 2, 2019: KFC from 3:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Saturday, October 26, 2019: Lord’s Acre from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Thursday, October 31, 2019: Trunk or Treat at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, November 10, 2019: Charge Conference at FUMC Henrietta at 3:00 p.m. Every Sunday: Adult Choir Practice at 9:00 a.m. Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. Worship at 11:00 a.m.

United Methodist Men’s Breakfast: September 29, 2019

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United Methodist Men

UMM Meetings Men’s Breakfast The next Men’s breakfast will be Sunday, September 29, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. Join us for a big breakfast and devotion! Wise County Methodist Men Wise County Methodist Men meet the first Tuesday of each month. All meeting times are 6:30 p.m. They will break for the summer. The next meeting is September 3, 2019, at Chico.

Fresh Expressions: Upcoming Sojourners Sunday School Study

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Sunday School

Fresh Expressions During the month of August, Pastor Veronica will be doing a study titled “Fresh Expressions” using the book by Kenneth Carter Jr. and Audrey Warren. At the North Texas Annual Conference, a workshop was offered to all clergy and lay members of the conference to strive to develop ways to reach the people who are not in churches in our community and find ways to focus on new faces to minister to and new places to do ministry. An invitation to all members of our congregation to attend this study to engage our congregation to evaluate our current mission and ministries. (If you wish to obtain your own copy of the book, it can be purchased from Cokesbury, Amazon, and other places on the Internet for approximately $13.) Please consider joining us. Our class makes learning fun! We have lively discussions and lots of laughter. August 4, 2019 … Read More

Upcoming Events: August 2019

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Check out this list of upcoming events for August 2019! Sunday, August 4, 2019: Home Improvement Series begins Wednesday, August 7, 2019: Council Meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, August 11, 2019: Back to School Backpack Blessing Sunday Wednesday, August 14, 2019: Back to School Prayer Rally at 6:00 p.m. Every Sunday: Adult Choir Practice at 9:00 a.m. Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. Worship at 11:00 a.m.

United Methodist Men’s Breakfast: July 28, 2019

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United Methodist Men

UMM Meetings Men’s Breakfast The next Men’s breakfast will be Sunday, July 28, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. Join us for a big breakfast and devotion! Wise County Methodist Men Wise County Methodist Men meet the first Tuesday of each month. All meeting times are 6:30 p.m. They will break for the summer. Upcoming Schedule September 4, 2019 – Paradise

Vacation Bible School 2019 Was A Huge Success!

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2019 Vacation Bible School

To Mars and Beyond “To Mars and Beyond” Vacation Bible School was a huge success this year! FUMC Alvord hosted 48 children from preschool to junior high as they learned about going beyond with faith, boldness, kindness, and hope. We began each night with a tasty supper prepared by Donna Nivens, Mike Nivens, and Jo Watson. Then we dismissed to the Sanctuary where the Mission Commander (Audra Nivens) and EP3-20 (Rachel Anderson) helped the children prepare for the lesson with an assembly skit. Pastor Veronica along with a cast of drama characters (including Charlie French, Suzette Munson, Doug Munson, and several children) shared exciting stories from Bible. The kids traveled to stations all around Memorial Hall. Voyagers learned tons of praise songs from Cathleen Rangle and Kim French. Cat Kelly and Judy Smith helped the Voyagers make fun crafts. Bonne Forman manned the Mission Station where each group made items … Read More

Upcoming Events: June 2019

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Check out this list of upcoming events for June 2019! June 2-4, 2019: Annual Conference Sunday, June 9, 2019: Pentecost June 10-13, 2019: Vacation Bible School Sunday, June 16, 2019: Father’s Day, Trinity Sunday Sunday, June 30, 2019: Hosting Vespers at 6:00 p.m. Every Sunday: Adult Choir Practice at 9:00 a.m. Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. Worship at 11:00 a.m.

Vacation Bible School: June 10-13, 2019

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2019 Vacation Bible School

To Mars and Beyond June 10-13, 2019 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Join us on a journey to Mars and Beyond as we explore where God’s power can take us! Our mission takes place June 10-13, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Please consider volunteering as a kitchen worker, a station leader, a group leader, or a drama character. If you are unable to give your time, please consider donating food, craft supplies, or cash. Otherwise, you might loan decorating items so that we can create an awesome Mars Outpost Station. Please see the list of items below. We are excited to help young Voyagers explore God’s power! “Glory to God, who is able to do far beyond all that we could ask or imagine by his power at work within us.” Ephesians 3:20 Blessings, Melissa Nivens (940) 389-2074 [email protected] Ways to Help with VBS Things You Could Loan … Read More