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10:30 – 11:00 am & noon – 12:30 pm | Garden & Wesley HallEach Sunday, Wesley Hall will be set up and ready to offer members, visitors, and guests from all our different Sunday morning worship and study opportunities a chance to visit, grab a cup of coffee, and enjoy a Sunday morning treat.
Tuesday, October 3
11:30 am | Wesley Hall | $15 RSVP by noon on Friday, September 29 “Faith Traditions: Sharing Faith with Families” Mark Burrows, Director of FUMCFW Children’s MinistriesAll women are invited to Luncheons & Programs sponsored by United Methodist Women! Reservations are required by noon on Friday, September 29, so we can plan accordingly for meals, seating, and child care.
September 20 – November 1
(No class October 18)
Wednesdays | 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Foundation Building, 2nd Floor
Led by Rev. Phyllis Barren
Registration required | Book available for $15Divorce is one of the most difficult experiences that most people will ever face. Even the most amicable of divorces can create intense emotional and psychological issues which may have lasting effects if they are not given attention.
Rehearsals | Wednesdays, September 20 & 27, 2017
8:00 – 9:00 pm | Choir Room
Performance | Sunday, October 1, 2017
9:30 & 11:00 am worship | SanctuaryCalling all men! If you enjoy singing in a choir but are not available to commit weekly to Choral Union, please consider committing to a short-term, "sprint" choir experience! Singing Men of First Church will be featured on Sunday, October 1 at the 9:30 and 11:00 am Traditional Worship services in the Sanctuary.
Thursdays, September 21 – October 26
9:15 – 11:00 am | Room 350
Led by Rev. Linda McDermott | Registration requiredThursday Theologians is a welcoming group interested in open-minded and challenging discussions of theological topics. This six week study is specifically designed for those who are eager to ask the more difficult questions about faith and to be challenged to explore personal beliefs.
Saturdays, September 23 & October 14
7:45 am – 3:00 pm | 5818 Whittlesey Rd., 76119
Join us on Saturday September 23 and/or October 14,in serving on our First Church Habitat for Humanity Team. This year we will be blessing the Davis family at the Carver Heights East Blitz Build, alongside members of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church and Arborlawn UMC. Lunch will be provided each day.
September 24 – October 8
Sundays | 5:00 – 7:00 pm | Foundation Building, 2nd Floor
Led by Rev. Phyllis Barren | $160 per couple | Registration requiredCouples often spend thousands of dollars on their wedding but invest very little in their marriage. Premarital counseling is very important to couples who are making one of the biggest decisions of their lives. This workshop helps couples quickly recognize and develop strategies for approaching issues in their relationship that may limit their satisfaction.
Thursday, October 5
10:30 am – 12:30 pm | Wesley Hall
Karen Cone, Brookdale Senior Living
Complimentary lunch | Register by October 1According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every year about one out of every four adults over the age of 65 will experience a fall. Senior falls should be taken seriously, as they are the most common reason that older adults will be admitted to the hospital for trauma.
October 7 – 8
Noon Saturday – 9:30 am Sunday
Lyle Lodge | $25 | Registration requiredCome join us October 7 – 8 for our Middle School Retreat! We will be taking our Middle School Youth (7th and 8th grade) out to Lyle Lodge for games, fellowship, small groups, worship, and a chance to learn and grow and play together.
September 17 – November 5
January 14 – March 4
Three 8-week sections | No class 7.2
Sundays | 11:00 am – 12:30 pm | Room 332
Led by Dave Alvarado | $15 | Registration required
Covenant Bible Study is an in-depth group Bible study in which we will read and discuss the Bible together, learning how to love God — and each other — better. This 24-week experience covers all the books of the Bible as we move back and forth from Old Testament to New Testament.