Weekly News 12.6.18

By December 3, 2018
Next90 is about building the foundation for our next 90 years of ministry, leadership, and service in Fort Worth.

Congregational Vote

December 9 | 12:30 – 1:00 pm | Sanctuary

On Sunday, December 9 we will have a called Church Conference to vote as a congregation on moving forward with the Next90 capital campaign and more detailed planning.

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Sunday

Worship

Traditional Worship
9:30 & 11:00 am | Sanctuary | Dr. Tim Bruster
“Shepherds Quake at the Sight”
Second in the Advent series Silent Night

DiscipleChurch
7:15 am | Community Breakfast | Wesley Hall
8:30 am | Worship | Chapel | Charme Robarts

The Gathering
9:30 & 11:00 am | Wesley Hall | Rev. Lance Marshall

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

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

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

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

See You at Church

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

Advent

Advent is the preparation for the glorious news that God comes to us — to the world — in the flesh. God truly is with us. On that “silent night,” with its angel proclamations, peasant adoration, and humble beginnings, Emmanuel (meaning “God with us”) is born into this world to usher in a new way of seeing and being that encompasses hope and love and joy and peace. Advent invites us to hold our breath and listen into the silence; to inhale and catch a whiff of some fragrance that enlivens both memory and hope. Advent calls us into to something quite extraordinary.

This year, it just so happens that Christmas Eve is the 200th anniversary of the debut of the beloved carol, “Silent Night.” In observance of this special occasion, FUMCFW will be using the lyrics to this beautiful carol as the basis of our theme throughout the Advent season. As this worship series celebrates the “Silent Night” message during the season of Advent, we invite you to listen for its call as a guide for your life — all year long.

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News

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.

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Baptism of the Loveys

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

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Here’s what’s happening this week

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

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Moment With Mike

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


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Hospitalizations

Don Dunkin

Memorial Gifts

Christmas Cheer in Memory of:
Sampson the dog by Kay Watkins

First Street Methodist Mission in Memory of:
Arch Van Meter by Ellen & Robert Rogers
Doris Smith by Dell Smith Wood
Jennifer Drof by Terry & David Klipsch
Patty Grubb by Jeannine and Roy Eaton
Patty Grubb by Kaye Thornton
Patty Grubb by Marty Harman

General Fund in Memory of:
Byron Folse by Cameron Alread, Jr.
Patty Grubb by Carol Harrell
Patty Grubb by Nancy & Jack Fisher
Patty Grubb by Sualice & Raymond Armstrong
Richard Carroll by Sualice & Raymond Armstrong

Music Ministries in Memory of:
Patty Grubb by Anne & David Norris

Next90 in Memory of:
Byron Folse by Beverly Davidson
Byron Folse by Linda & Mark Jennings
Byron Folse by Gloria Strait
Patty Grubb by Kay Watkins
Byron Folse by Mary Shannon

Honorary Gifts

Cornerstone Youth Choir in Honor of:
Landry & Landon Peugh by Marjorie Williams
Landry & Landon Peugh by Nancy & Raymond Carr

General Fund in Honor of:
Dave Alvarado’s 40th Birthday and his leadership as the chair of the Board of Stewards Hospitality Work group by Lisa Helm

Infant Formula Program in Honor of:
Citizens on Patrol Christmas Party by Kay Watkins

Kid’s Hope in Honor of:
Kid’s Hope Mentoring Program by Susanna Circle

Next90 in Honor of:
Dr. Bill Longsworth by Cindy & Warren Stroud
Dr. Tim Bruster by Cindy & Warren Stroud

Want to honor a special person or accomplishment?
Feel moved to make a gift in memory of someone you care about?
To make an Honorary or Memorial Gift, call the Business Office 817-339-5090.

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