Weekly News 10.18.19

By October 18, 2019



Sanctuary Service
9:30 & 11:00 am | Sanctuary | Dr. Tim Bruster
“A Center of Calm in the Storm”
Last in the series Facing Life’s Storms

7:15 am | Community Breakfast | Wesley Hall
8:30 am | Worship | Chapel | Dr. Bill Longsworth

The Gathering
9:30 & 11:00 am | Wesley Hall | Rev. Lance Marshall
“Putting Trust into Action”
Last in the series Facing Life’s Storms

11:11 am | 512 W. 4th St. | Rev. Tom McDermott

Additional Opportunities

Youth Worship
9:30 – 10:30 am | Justin Youth Building

Chapel Communion
10:35 am | Chapel | Dr. Len Delony

Dementia Friendly Chapel Service
Wednesdays | 10:00 – 10:45 am | Chapel

Join us live online on Sunday mornings at 9:30 am for The Gathering, 11:00 am for Sanctuary, and 11:11 am for eleven:eleven.

Listen to each previous week’s sermon and music on Sunday mornings at 7:30 am on WRR 101.1 FM.

Facing Life’s Storms

Storms can be scary, can’t they? They bring with them this feeling — and sometimes rightly so — that everything is beyond our control.


See You at Church

Robert Stovall, Director of Music & Worship Arts, gives a quick preview of the music offering for this Sunday.


New Opportunity for Connection for Ladies at FUMCFW

We are forming a new UMW Circle to meet the needs of women who are in their 40s and 50s or thereabout.


Thanks for Your Compassionate Response

Thank you to all whose generous donations to disaster relief via UMCOR last week totaled $17,405!


Methodist Justice Ministry Receives Grant from Texas Women’s Foundation

Methodist Justice Ministry (MJM) announced that Texas Women’s Foundation has awarded a grant to MJM to provide legal representation and ongoing services to women and their children who have been impacted by family violence and abuse.


Do you see yourself?

Please view these construction fence banners, and let us know if it’s not OK for you or your children to appear in these ministry photos by July 14.


Baptism of the Loveys

How can you “remember your baptism and be thankful” if you can’t actually remember your baptism?


Here’s what’s happening this week

Here’s what’s happening This Sunday and This Week at First Church!


How Not To Invite Someone To Church

For those of you who need a little help with inviting someone to church, here’s an example of how NOT to do it from our own Dr. Mike.

Moment With Mike

Stay up to date with the latest announcements presented by Dr. Mike Marshall.

more moment with mike

New Members

Ashleigh & Daryl Jochens
Catherine & William Ulrich
Dillon Reynolds
Rochelle & Jake White
Susan & Tony Cramer


Anthony Bridges
Dave Alvarado

Memorial Gifts

First Street Methodist Mission in Memory of:
Doyle Beavers by Jeannine and Roy Eaton
Reed Bartosh by Reed and Appling Families

Foundation Fund in Memory of:
Doyle Beavers by Frances Mizell

General Fund in Memory of:
Doyle Beavers by Camilla Cowan
Doyle Beavers by Martha Slover
Doyle Beavers by Virginia Bradfield
Duke, mascot for Bush’s Bake Beans by Kay Watkins

Methodist Justice Ministry in Memory of:
Doyle Beavers by Jean Taylor
Doyle Beavers by Mary Alice Selcer

Honorary Gifts

First Street Methodist Mission in Honor of:
Bob Carter by David Smoot
Connie Dayton by Linda Wingard

General Fund in Honor of:
Martha & Tim Smith for their new grandchild by Margaret Watkins
Ernestine Kohl and her daughters, Kathryn Speight, Karol Fate and
Adele Klinger by Ernest M Kohl

Want to honor a special person or accomplishment?
Feel moved to make a gift in memory of someone you care about?
Make an Honorary or Memorial Donation



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