Bible Study: September 13 & 20, 2020

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Bible Study

Join us for Bible Study after church on September 13 and 20, 2020. We will use the movie Evan Almighty to talk about how God uses the imperfect to change the world. Bring a bag lunch and we will meet in the Memorial Hall until 1:00 p.m.

2020 North Texas Annual Conference: September 18-19, 2020

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2020 North Texas Annual Conference

Building the Bridge Together September 18-19, 2020 The theme for the 2020 North Texas Annual Conference is “Building the Bridge Together.” The North Texas Annual Conference will be on September 18th and 19th. Kim French and Pastor Carol will attend sessions and voting on legislation via Zoom. Plan to enjoy Kim’s message on our life as a connected church.

Administrative Council Meeting: September 22, 2020

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Church Council Meeting

Discipleship Faithfulness Administrative Council Meeting Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:30 p.m. Organizational Team Reports Trustees July was busy. We got the parsonage ready for the new pastor, repaired an old gas line and an AC compressor, and we set up the church to follow our plan for returning to the building. Our hand sanitizer machines will be replaced next week. Finance Our giving for the month of July is down a bit at $7,105.00 and our expenses were up because of building repairs and preparing the building for reopening. We have faith that we will rally and we want to thank you for your faithfulness in giving during these hard times. Staff Pastor Relations Committee Pastor Carol started on July 5th and her family has settled into the parsonage. Pastor Carol will be in the office for visits and appointments at least 3 days a week. She would love to … Read More

2020 Grab & Go Vacation Bible School

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2020 Vacation Bible School

Grab & Go VBS Workshop of WondersImagine & Build with God WednesdaysJune 10, 17 & 24, 20206:30 p.m. It will come as no surprise that COVID-19 has altered our plans for Vacation Bible School this summer. While it will be unlike any year before, we still plan to share God’s word and some fun with our community’s children. Instead of a single week, we will host a “Grab & Go VBS” for three Wednesdays in June (June 10, 17, & 24, 2020) at 6:30 p.m. Each night, we will offer a hot to-go meal along with a grab bag that includes a Bible story, a take-home craft, a goody, and more. We plan to use the Workshop of Wonders theme – think hard hats and tool belts. Because of social distancing, we won’t want a large crowd of helpers, but we will need a few folks to help handout the … Read More

Music Lessons Resume

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musical notes

Music lessons will be starting back up in May! Learn how to play the piano, guitar, violin, or cello. For more information, contact Jeanette Henderson at 817-220-6145

2020 Summer Camps for Children and Youth

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summer camp

Early bird registration for 2020 summer camps will be opening soon at  Bridgeport Camp. If your child is interested, check out BridgeportCamp.org to see which camp week to register. There are elementary camps for those that have completed grades 3-5, junior high camps for those that have completed grades 6-8, senior high for those that have completed grades 9-12, and a music camp for those that have completed grades 3-6. Please let Kim know if your child or youth plans to attend so adequate funds can be raised to help assist with cost.

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.

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