North Texas Giving Day is TODAY!

September 18, 2014 | 6:00 am – Midnight

First Street Methodist Mission is taking part in North Texas Giving Day! 

On September 18, every donation of $25 and above will be multiplied with bonus funds and prizes! Get the most out of your donation to our organization.


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Traditional Worship

Sunday, September 21

9:30 & 11:00 am | Sanctuary | Dr. Tim Bruster

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Sunday, September 21

7:30 am | Community Breakfast | Wesley Hall

8:30 am | Worship | Chapel | Charme Robarts

9:30 am | Discussion | Foundation Building

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Chapel Communion

Each Sunday | 10:30 – 10:55 am | Chapel | Dr. Len Delony

September 21 —  Special Music: Laurie Simmons

With special music, prayer and readings, this quiet contemplative full communion service led by Dr. Len Delony and other FUMCFW clergy is available each week for those who want to add communion to their weekly worship experience.

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eleven:eleven celebration

Sunday, September 21

11:11 am | Wesley Hall | Rev. Tom McDermott

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First 7th

Sunday, September 21

Justin Building | Rev. Lance Marshall

5:00 pm | Light Family Supper

5:30 pm | Worship

6:30 pm | Discipleship Discussion Groups

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Third Grade Bible Retreat & Presentation

Overnight Retreat | September 19 – 20 | Lyle Lodge | $25 per child

Presentation of Bibles | September 21 | 11:00 am | Sanctuary Worship Service

Third grade is a special year in Children’s Ministry as we celebrate the milestone of gifting children with their very own Bible! This three-day experience begins with an overnight retreat where children learn the importance of using the Bible as a tool in their everyday lives, and will culminate with the special presentation of Bibles that Sunday in the sanctuary. Click here to learn more and register your third grader!

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Honoring Educators

Sunday, September 21

FUMC Fort Worth will join together in honoring active and retired public and private school educators across the Metroplex for ALL they do on Sunday, September 21 during all worship services.

You can stop by the Garden (or the hallway by the Welcome Center in case of rain) between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm to purchase a special gift tumbler for $5 to take to your favorite educator from you and our FUMCFW family.

Welcome Andrew this Sunday!

FUMCFW is Pleased to Announce our New Director of Youth Ministries: Andrew Mochrie

On Sunday, September 21, there will be a reception for Andrew in the garden immediately following the 11:00 am worship service. Come meet Andrew and welcome him to FUMC Fort Worth!

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Please join us…

Be sure to RSVP By September 22 for the

First Methodist Church Foundation

50th Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, September 30 at 6:00 pm

Fort Worth Convention Center Ballroom

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2014 Fall Adult Studies


or Register In the Main Office

Weekdays | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm or

Sundays | 9.7 & 9.14 | Between Services

Books are available for purchase when you register. Scholarships and childcare reservations available.

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Roots of Change

September 21 – November 23, 2014

Sunday afternoons | 12:30 – 2:30 pm (potluck lunch)

Foundation Building | Room 274

Led by Sharon West and Mike Phillips, FUMCFW members

Roots of Change is a two-hour weekly gathering lasting 10 weeks, designed to expose how patterns in our emotions impact how we work, think, pray, and love. Childcare available by request. To register, contact Marianne Wilson ( at 817/339-5071.

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Cowtown Brush Up

October 11 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

LIMITED SPACE — 20 volunteers total (15 youth and 5 adults)

Following the closing ceremony of the Carter Work Project, our FUMCFW Youth will join other local youth ministries in Cowtown Brush Up, which will give a new coat of paint to 50 Fort Worth homes. FUMCFW has 20 volunteer slots (15 for youth age 13 and up, 5 for adults). Click here to register!

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September Mission Sundays

In September, please bring adult socks and underwear for men and women to:

First Street Methodist Mission

Monday – Thursday | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

OR to the Welcome Center | Sunday Mornings

For more information, contact Rev. Page Hines ( at 817/339-5069.

Small Gifts. Big Difference.

Outdoor Ministry Training

9.28 Camping For Novices

12:15 – 2:00 pm | Justin Building | Register by 9.24

Calling all aspiring campers with limited experience in the outdoors! Experienced campers from the Fort Worth Sierra Club will demonstrate use of tents and other camping gear, as well as essentials for car camping or camping next to your car. Click here to learn more!  

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October Parents’ Night Out

October 3, 2014

6:30 – 11:00 pm | 3 mo. – 12 yrs.

$30 for first child | $40 for 2 | $45 for 3+ | $20 no show fee

Reservations due 10.1

It’s time for our annual Halloween Party! Wear your costume and join us for games, crafts, Halloween snacks, and a movie. Space is limited so make reservations early to Paula Wagstaff ( at 817/546-4414.

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Fall Youth Retreats

10.17 – 10.19 Middle School Retreat

Lyle Lodge | $25

11.15 – 11.16  High School Retreat

Lyle Lodge | $25

All current 7 – 8th graders (10.17 – 10.19) and 9 – 12th graders (11.15 – 11.16) are invited to join us for a weekend out at the lake for some fun, relaxation and worship.

Click here to register now!

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Preparing for Marriage

October 5 – 26

Sunday mornings | 9:00 – 10:30 am

Foundation Building, 2nd Floor

$100 per couple | Limited space | Register by October 1

Led by Joy Allen, LCSW, M.Div

This workshop helps couples to quickly recognize and develop strategies for approaching issues in their relationship that may limit their satisfaction. Cost includes materials as well as an individual session with Joy Allen.

Click here to learn more and register online!

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The Fifth Pillar: Music & Fine Arts

Through the ages, God’s message of love and hope, grace and mercy, peace and joy has burst forth in jubilant song. First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth is renowned for its meaningful worship services, music programs and artistic presentations. And in each of these glorious expressions, your First Methodist Church of Fort Worth Foundation plays a part. In fact, our Fifth Foundation Pillar is Music & Fine Arts.

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