Weekly News 9.12.19

By September 12, 2019

Sunday

Worship

Sanctuary Service
9:30 & 11:00 am | Sanctuary | Dr. Tim Bruster
“When Guilt Has You Paralyzed”
Second in the series Facing Life’s Storms

DiscipleChurch
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

eleven:eleven
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.

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This Sunday: Dr. Zhenya Gurina-Rodruiguez “When Guilt Has You Paralyzed”

In this second week of the series, Facing Life Storms, we’ll dive deep, Gathering style, into the territory where maybe church is most needed — and sometimes least likely to go.

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How to be human, emotionally…

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Kintsugi is the centuries-old Japanese art of fixing broken pottery. Rather than attempting to repair broken ceramic pieces with a hidden adhesive, the Kintsugi technique employees a special tree sap lacquer dusted with powdered gold, silver, or platinum.

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See You at Church

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

News

UMW Sunday

This Sunday in all our worship services and beyond we as a church will celebrate the longstanding service of our own vibrant chapter of United Methodist Women (UMW), led this year by President Sara Harris who will be speaking in all services.

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Why is it Taking So Long?

The decision not to hold services indoors wasn’t made out of fear, but rather with our deepest respect for health and life. Our love for God and our neighbor drives us, and we are called by John Wesley to do no harm.

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Believing Our Future IN

This past Sunday in a combined zoom webinar meeting and an in-person vote, the construction of Next90 Phase I was approved by a whopping 92.4% margin.

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Gather With Us on the Church Steps

On Sundays, September 20 and 27, First Church will celebrate another first with The Gathering headed outdoors for in-person worship at the 9:30 am on the front steps of the church.

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GROW — Every Wednesday

Whether you’re new to faith or a long-time Christian, whether you’re joining us in-person or from home, GROW is a great opportunity for you to experience the grace and presence of Christ.

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Spectrum Delivers!

Spectrum is committed to presenting outstanding chamber music performances by musicians in the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and friends. And, according to Spectrum Director Dan Sigale, none of that will change whether they’re playing live or live-streamed.

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Features

UMW Sunday

This Sunday in all our worship services and beyond we as a church will celebrate the longstanding service of our own vibrant chapter of United Methodist Women (UMW), led this year by President Sara Harris who will be speaking in all services.

More

Why is it Taking So Long?

The decision not to hold services indoors wasn’t made out of fear, but rather with our deepest respect for health and life. Our love for God and our neighbor drives us, and we are called by John Wesley to do no harm.

More

Moment With Mike

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


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Births

Weldon Randolph Deaton was born July 10, 2019. Proud parents are Jayne and Blake Deaton. Sisters are Julia and Madeline.

In Memoriam

Barbara Fisus
Hazel Hitt
Marcia Wren

Memorial Gifts

Foundation Fund in Memory of:
Stan Dixon by Pamela & Steven Doonan

General Fund in Memory of:
Hazel Lawanda Hitt by Pat & Randy Sparks
Jim Kent by Jean Kent

Honorary Gifts

General Fund in Honor of:
The family of Lance and Elizabeth Marshall getting bigger by Kay Watkins

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