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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Organ Consecration Sunday

Sunday, October 26

Anne S. and Henry B. Paup Sanctuary Pipe Organ Consecration Sunday

9:30 & 11:00 am | Sanctuary

Come, help celebrate the consecration of our new pipe organ! This significant First Church milestone culminates the plans, hopes and dreams of generations past, present and future. Be sure to take your place in this grand Sunday morning celebration in our church family.

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Halloween Carnival

Sunday, October 26, 2014

3:00 – 5:00 pm | 5th Street & Justin Parking Lot (801 West 5th Street)

Admission: Bring new children’s hats/gloves for two Fort Worth elementary schools, or canned food items to help our First Street Methodist Mission feed those who are hungry.

Wear your Halloween costume and enjoy bounce houses, pony rides, petting zoo, games, prizes, crafts and more!

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Youth Downtown Scavenger Hunt

Sunday, October 26

5:30 – 7:30 pm | Justin Building (801 W 5th St)

Middle & High School | Wear Your Costume

We decided we needed to change things up this weekend, so we're going to do a Downtown Scavenger Hunt on Sunday night. We'll do dinner in the Justin Building after choir at 5:30 then go off on the scavenger hunt in groups throughout downtown Fort Worth. Everyone should wear their costumes! There will be prizes.

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United Methodist Information Class

October 26 – November 16 (4 weeks) | Sundays

9:45 – 10:45 am | Room 351 | Hosted by Genesis Sunday School Class

This Sunday — October 26 “John Wesley and Methodist Beginnings” Leader: Dr. Lamar Smith, Associate Pastor On Sunday Mornings, October 26 – November 16, guests, new members, and all interested in meeting new people and learning more about our denomination and our church are welcome to join us for any or all of these informative sessions. There is no cost for materials or sessions. Click read more below for more information and the full list of classes.

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October Volunteer Opportunities

We need you to offer your service to God and others through volunteer opportunities at FUMCFW. This month we need:

  • Greeters for Organ Consecration Sunday (October 26)
  • Chrismon Tree Decorators (November 29)
  • eleven:eleven celebration Video Director
  • First 7th Service Video Director

Click here to learn more!

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Room in the Inn Training

Thursday, October 30

6:00 – 8:00 pm | Justin Youth Building (801 W. 5th Street)

Room in the Inn is a life-changing ministry that provides shelter to individuals who are homeless during the three coldest and the two hottest months every year. Make plans now to attend the mandatory training session to learn how YOU can help FUMCFW and First Street Methodist Mission help 12 single men find relief from the extreme temperatures every Thursday evening this winter.

CLICK HERE for more information, or to sign up to volunteer!

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October Mission Sundays

In October, please bring blankets 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 (phines@firststreetmission.org) at 817/339-5069.

Small Gifts. Big Difference.

High School Retreat

11.15 – 11.16  High School Retreat

Lyle Lodge | $25

All current 9 – 12th graders 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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UMW November General Meeting

Tuesday, November 4

11:30 am | Wesley Hall Special Guest: Jim Riddlesperger, PhD “Politics Through the Eyes of Jim is Anything but Politics as Usual” RSVP by Noon 10.29

Click here to RSVP online now!

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Senior Ministries Council Bus Trip to Ross Perot Museum

Monday, November 3

9:00 am – 4:00 pm | Meet at Church to load bus

$20 per person, payable at the bus, includes admission, box lunch and bus fare

Reservations Due 10.31

With 180,000 square feet of space, standing 170 feet tall (equivalent to an average 14-story building) the revolutionary Perot Museum extends beyond the typical "museum" perception. To reserve your spot, or if you have questions, please contact Ann Maddox (waymad@juno.com) at 817/560-7323.

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