Weekly News 8.1.19

By August 1, 2019
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Sanctuary Service
9:30 & 11:00 am | Sanctuary | Dr. Mike Marshall
“Passionate Authenticity”

7:15 am | Community Breakfast | Wesley Hall
8:30 am | Worship | Chapel | Rev. Mary Ellen Barrow

The Gathering
9:30 & 11:00 am | Wesley Hall | Dr. Zhenya Gurina-Rodriguez

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.

Passionate Authenticity

By Dr. Mike Marshall and Dr. Zhenya Gurina-Rodriguez
Jul-29-2019 | Sanctuary, GatheringWorship

We will have friendly faces and fun activities outside as people arrive. All of our ministry areas will be uniquely focused on the best ways to welcome and celebrate those who are new to our congregation.


See You at Church

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


Next90 Vision Casting Event

Phase I of our Capital Campaign officially begins January 26 — and if you, like many members of our faith community, want to know more about what’s next for First Church, there will be one more Next90 Vision Casting Event on January 19, 2020 in Wesley Hall at 12:15 pm, just after our 11:00 and 11:11 am services.


Children’s Ministry Transition: Leaning into Big Feelings

Transitions can be tough, and goodbyes are hard, but rest assured that we at FUMCFW are doing everything we can do to make this Children’s ministry transition as stress-free as possible.


Grief Support: “Give Sorrow Words”

In the midst of the dark days following the loss of a loved one, the Grief Support group at FUMCFW, led by Charme Robarts, certified Grief Support Specialist, is here to offer you a warm and welcoming place to talk about what you are going through. Here’s why it helps.


The Refuge

The Refuge is just what it sounds like — a safe, fun, yet restful place for teens to come together and be themselves every Sunday evening and get themselves ready for each new school week. But that’s not all it is. Here’s more about this unsung rite of passage into Christian adulthood.


Honor a loved one or special occasion with altar flowers for Sunday Worship

The Sunday flowers in the Sanctuary are one of the most beautiful ways our members recognize and remember special events and loved ones. Some of our members have established a long tradition of donating flowers.


Larry Ammerman Retires after 16 years with FUMCFW

What a pleasure it was, getting to sit down with Larry, after knowing him for almost his entire tenure here serving as FUMCFW’s Business Administrator.


Who was Simon Peter, really? Find out in this new FUMCFW Bible Study!

Simon Peter was not rich or educated, but he was familiar with hard work. He was quick-tempered and impetuous but possessed a passion that would change the world.


We Did It! We Finished Strong!

After a long steep climb through the last quarter of 2019, by pulling together, fulfilling our commitments, making sacrificial gifts above and beyond our commitments — we did it! We Finished Strong!


Catch the Vision! Sundays 1/12 & 1/19 at 12:15 in Wesley Hall

Join us in Wesley Hall on Sundays January 12 and 19 at 12:15 to learn the latest news, information, and updated vision for the Next90 Building Expansion Program.


Moment With Mike

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

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New Members

Mitch Casler

James “Eric” Moreland


Aidan LeFevre

Memorial Gifts

First Street Methodist Mission in Memory of:
James Lougheed by Kathryn & Ken Seeling
Martha Sisler by Dr. & Mrs. Richard Gasser

Foundation Fund in Memory of:
Martha Sisler by Fran Mizell

General Fund in Memory of:
Martha Sisler by Martha Slover
Stan Dixon by Carol Harrell

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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