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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First Wednesday Dinner

Join us at 6:30 pm the first Wednesday of each month for dinner!

October 1  — Qdoba

6:30 pm | Meet at the Justin Youth Building (801 W. 5th Street)

7:30 pm | Pick up at the Justin

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2014 Congregational Survey

With prayerful consideration of your current interests and concerns, we present our 2014 Congregational Survey. Based on your responses, we will begin shaping our focus for the coming two years. For your convenience, click here to take this survey online now; printed survey forms are also available in the Welcome Center and main Church Office.

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October Good Book Club

Wednesday, October 8

5:30 pm | Meal for parents & children | Wesley Hall

6:00 – 7:00 pm* | Good Book Club | Children’s Wing, 2nd Floor

6:00 – 7:30 pm | Parenting Session | Wesley Hall

*Children whose parents stay for the parenting session can be picked up in the movie room (261) at 7:30 pm

Our first Good Book Club of the fall is Wednesday, October 8. Our theme for October is: Alone. The protagonists in each book have to somehow find a way to cope with the very real fear of being all alone.

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Spectrum Concert Series

Monday, October 13

7:00 pm | Leonard Memorial Chapel

FUMC hosts the Spectrum Ensemble, comprised of the finest players from the Fort Worth and Dallas Symphony Orchestras for three performances throughout the year in Leonard Memorial Chapel. The concerts are free of charge and are followed by a reception in Room 154. For more information, please contact Taylor Davis ( at 817/339-5074.

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.

Fall Golf Tournament

October 13, 2014

9:00 am | Lost Creek Golf Club Shotgun Start | 4 Person Florida Scramble $40 Entry Fee, Payable at Tournament Covers green fee, cart & lunch

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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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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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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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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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North Texas Giving Day Update

A huge thank you to everyone who participated in North Texas Giving Day. Thanks to the incredible generosity of FUMCFW, over $10,000 was raised for the Mission – and we’re still tabulating results. We will give you final numbers next week!

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