Grab & Go Vacation Bible School: June 10, 17 & 24, 2020

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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

Upcoming Events: March 2020

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Check out this list of upcoming events for the months of March and April 2020! Tuesday, March 3, 2020: Wise County Methodist Men at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2020: Kids for Christ (KFC) after school until 5:15 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2020: SPRC Meeting with District Superintendent Todd Harris Wednesday, March 11, 2020: Kids for Christ (KFC) “Daniel” Program at 5:30 p.m. Meal afterwards. Thursday, March 26, 2020: Finance Meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29, 2020: United Methodist Men’s Breakfast at 8:00 a.m. Sunday, April 5, 2020: Palm Sunday Sunday, April 5, 2020: Easter Egg Hunt at Elm Creek Park at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2020: Holy Thursday Service at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, 2020: Joint Good Friday Service with Decatur and Rhome. Sunday, April 12, 2020: Easter Sunrise Service with breakfast. Sunday, April 12, 2020: Easter Worship Every Sunday: Adult Choir Practice at 9:00 a.m. Sunday … Read More

Christian Sojourners Sunday School Class: January-February 2020

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Sunday School

The Christian Sojourners Sunday School Class will have a free continental breakfast on Sunday, January 5, 2020, prior to Sunday School. Please arrive by 9:45 a.m. at Memorial Hall. Join us for fellowship and friendship! Class lessons for the upcoming dates: January 5 – STRIDE taught by Veronica Greanead January 12, 19, 26 – Taught by Kim French February 2, 9, 16 – Taught by Scott Tatum February 23 – Taught by Laura Shaffer Please consider joining us. Our class makes learning fun! We have lively discussions and lots of laughter. “The truly happy (blessed) are those who carefully study God’s perfect law that makes people free, and they continue to study it. They do not forget what they heard, but they obey what God’s teaching says. Those who do this will be made (blessed) happy.” – James 1:25

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