FUMC WEEKLY 3.14.14

By March 14, 2014News

 TEACHERS & TOPICS | MEMBER NEWS | CHURCHWIDE NEWS

SAVE THE DATE | MINISTRY NEWS | GIFTS AND MEMORIALS


THIS SUNDAY’S
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Traditional Worship | Rev. Linda McDermott | 9:30 & 11:00 am | Sanctuary

DiscipleChurch | Community Breakfast | 7:30 am | Wesley Hall

Worship  | 8:30 am | Chapel |Rev. Brooks Harrington

Discussion | 9:30 am | Foundation Building

Chapel Communion | Dr. Len Delony | 10:30 – 11:00 am | Chapel

Special Music: Dace Sultanov & Jeff Donahue

eleven:eleven celebration | Charles Gaby, MA, LPC | 11:11 am | Wesley Hall


Click on LENT at the top of any page on the website to see a full list and detailed descriptions of what we have to offer this Lenten Season.

A printed version of the complete list of Lent programs is available now in the Welcome Center or you can download a PDF of it here >>> Lent 2014 Schedule

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Classes Meeting on Sunday, March 16

Agape | Room 340-341 | 11:00 am | Dr. Jim Riddlesperger and Emily & Tim McDermott
Aldersgate | Room 333 | 9:30 am
**Cana Disciples | Room 332 | 9:45 am
Covenant | Room 331 | 9:30 am
Creative Couples | Room 321 | 9:45 am | (March – April)
Book Study: 24 Hours That Changed the World by Adam Hamilton
Foundations | Room 336 | 9:45 am
Genesis | Room 351 | 9:45 am | Scott Walker
Good Neighbors | Room 334 | 11:00 am
8:30 am In-Depth Bible Study | Room 350 | Dr. Lamar Smith
(January – June) New Testament Books in Order of When Written
Inquirers | Room 352 | 9:30 am | Doug White, VP of Institutional Advancement at UNT
Journey | Room 230 | 10:00 am | Keeping the Feast (Lesson 2) | Matthew Roth
Koinonia | Room 224 | 9:30 am | (March – April)
Book Study: 24 Hours That Changed the World by Adam Hamilton
Loyalty | Room 334 | 9:30 am | TCU Campus Ministry: What It’s all About?
Rev. Megan Davidson, Wesley Foundation
New Horizon Singles | Room 231 | 9:30 am | Carl Stenger
New Passages | Room 352 | 11:00 am
Partners | Room 320 | 9:45 am
Sojourners | Room 335 | 9:30 am | Gayle Dalton
**Trinity Fellowship | Room 340-341 | 9:30 am
Twosome | Room 154 | 9:30 am
Veriditas | Room 272F | 9:30 am | Book Study: Living the Questions
Wesley Bible | Room 350 | 9:30 am | Dr. Ron Ballard

**These classes will attend the 9:30 am Lenten In-Depth Book Study

of Keeping the Feast in Wesley Hall led by Rev. Gena Anderson

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MEMBER NEWS

NEW MEMBERS

3.14.14 Members

KNOWN HOSPITALIZED

Johnye Benepe

Dick Rightmire

Ernestine Kohl

Glenn Killman

IN MEMORIAM

Candy Copeland

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STEWARDSHIP 2014

2014 Stewardship

The tremendous outpouring of support of our congregation for the 2014 Stewardship Campaign has allowed us to reach our goal of $3,2000,000.

If you have made your commitment, thank you! If you haven’t, please be a part of the effort to fund the ministries of FUMCFW for the coming year — you can still make your commitment online now!

 

3.18 VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION DINNER

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6:00 ­– 7:30 pm | Wesley Hall | Guest Speaker Paul K. Harral

All FUMCFW volunteers are invited to this complimentary dinner in celebration of your faithful service to others! Please contact Elaine Johnson (ejohnson@myfumc.org) or Rev. Chuck Graff (cgraff@myfumc.org) at 817/339-5065 to make your reservation and indicate the number of people attending. Childcare available. Contact Paula Wagstaff (pwagstaff@myfumc.org) at 817/546-441.

Guest Speaker is Paul K. Harral, a lifelong journalist and editor emeritus of Fort Worth, Texas magazine where he was executive editor from 2009 to 2012 after retiring from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram as Vice President and Editorial Page Editor.

 

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3.30 STOP HUNGER NOW — A FAITHWORKS EVENT

9:30 am | Justin Building

Please join us as FUMCFW helps Stop Hunger Now with their focused mission: A world without hunger. Youth and Outreach Ministries are hosting a Stop Hunger Now event. Our goal is to package 20,000 meals to be sent to children and their families in some of the poorest parts of the world. Questions? Contact Nancy Tully (ntully@myfumc.org) at 817/339-5063.

 

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MINISTRY NEWS

(Click on the name of a ministry below to skip directly to their news)

CHILDREN | ADULTS | YOUTH | MISSION | CCT

CCMMWA | FIRST 7TH | OUTREACH

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SIGN UP FOR VBS NOW!

7.21 – 7.25 Vacation Bible School

7.27 VBS Celebration Sunday

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SAVE THE DATE:

6.16 – 6.20 Children Of God, Citizens Of The World: A Mission Day Camp

8.5 – 8.7 Touch The Water, Taste The Bread: Sacraments School

For questions about any of the Children’s Ministry programs,
please contact Nikki McInnis (nmcinnis@myfumc.org) at 817/339-5086.

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For more information about FUMCFW preschool and related programs, please contact Nina Burrows, Director (nburrows@myfumc.org) at 817/870-9174.

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SIGN UP NOW FOR SPRING OUTDOOR MINISTRY RETREATS

April 4 – 6 | Tyler State Park

April 25 – 27 | Meridian State Park

May 16 – 18 | Caddo Lake State Park

CLICK HERE to learn more and sign up for upcoming trips!

 

3.26 STAND UP & SPEAK OUT

6:30 pm | Wesley Hall

Interested in how we as a church can make a difference in our community and in the world? Join us for the last gathering in this series as FUMCFW hosts a joint meeting of The Fort Worth City Council and the Fort Worth Advisory Commission on Ending Homelessness. Find out what’s going on in your community – and how you can make a difference. Questions? Contact  Rev. Page Hines (phines@firststreetmission.org) at 817/339-8881.

 

PURCHASE DELICIOUS COFFEE & SUPPORT OUR COSTA RICA MISSION TEAM!

Every Sunday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, you can buy this wonderful coffee in the Garden (or the Welcome Center in case of inclement weather) until March 30 — or as long as it lasts!

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Ladies & Lace, A Morning Inspired By Downton Abbey

10:30 am – 1:00 pm | Ridglea Country Club

Tickets On Sale For $35 In The Welcome Center AND online HERE

Get your party frock ready now for UMW’s spectacularly genteel Spring 2014 event benefitting Women’s and Children’s ministries of FUMCFW. Bring your friends and come dressed in your lace, hats and pearls as we relive together the Downton Abbey era with the help of noted New York historian, author and lecturer Francine Segan!

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Man Weekend_graphic3.21 – 3.23 MAN WEEKEND WITH MARTIN

5:30 pm Friday – Noon Sunday | Lake Mineral Wells State Park | $75

Calling all guys grades 7 – 12! We’re heading out for a Man Weekend to camp, hike, grill, make s’mores & more. Click here to sign up! For more information, contact Martin Leathers (mleathers@myfumc.org).

 

3.30 ALL SONS & DAUGHTERS CONCERT AT ALEDO UMC

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5:00 pm | Meet at the Justin for Dinner

6:30 pm | Concert (Transportation Provided)

9:00 pm | Pick-up at the Justin

$10 for Dinner and Transportation

All Youth are invited to hear All Sons & Daughters, a Christian Worship-Acoustic-Folk duo originating from Franklin, Tennessee. To sign up, email Brenda Kegans (bkegans@myfumc.org).

 

Middle School Mission Trip 2014

June 17 – 20 | Azle, TX | Open to Youth Grades 6 – 8 | $150

Sr. High Mission Trip 2014

June 22 – 27 | Tahlequah, OK | Open to Youth Grades 9 – 12 | $275

Click on the name of the trip above to sign up for either trip. Questions? Contact Brenda (bkegans@myfumc.org).

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MARCH MISSION SUNDAYS: DIAPERS

During the month of MARCH, please bring diapers of all sizes to:

First Street Methodist Mission | Monday – Thursday | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

OR the Welcome Center | Sunday Mornings

Small Gifts. Big Difference.

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Visit the Outreach page for more information on programs and activities.

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Visit the CCT page for more information on programs and activities.

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Visit the CCM page for more information on programs and activities.

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Visit the MWA page for more information on programs and activities.

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To learn more about this exciting new FUMCFW ministry, go to www.first7th.org.

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4.27 – 5.18 United Methodist Information Class

4 Consecutive Sundays — more details soon!

5.8 ROOM IN THE INN VOLUNTEER TRAINING

6:00 pm | Justin Building

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GIFTS AND MEMORIALS

MEMORIAL GIFTS

Foundation Memorial Fund In Memory Of:

Gloria Cummings by Carl & Martha Sisler and Dr. & Mrs. James F. Herd

Bob McCrary by Dr. & Mrs. James F. Herd

Jean Webb by Dr. &  Mrs. James F. Herd

General Memorial Fund In Memory Of:

Gloria Cummings by June & James Van Buskirk

Peanut Butter Fund In Memory Of:

Jay Clements by Martha & Tim Smith

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