FUMCFW Weekly News 12.30.15

By December 30, 2015News

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In-Depth Bible Study Class Worshipping with DiscipleChurch

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Baptism 101
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Children’s Academy Sunday School


Revolution Weekend 2016: Get Dirty

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January Mission Sundays: Diapers


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Traditional Worship | 9:40 am | Chapel | 11:00 am | Sanctuary | Dr. Tim Bruster

Children First | 9:45 am | Sanctuary | Mister Mark Burrows
Theme: “Help”

DiscipleChurch | Community Breakfast | 7:20 am | Wesley Hall
Chapel | 8:30 am | Dr. Lamar Smith
Discussion Groups | 9:30 am

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

eleven:eleven celebration | 11:11 am | Wesley Hall | Rev. Tom McDermott

First 7th | 5:30 pm | Wesley Hall | Rev. Lance Marshall

Click here to view and download PDFs of our worship bulletins, posted weekly as soon as details are finalized!

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Sunday, January 3
8:30 am | Leonard Memorial Chapel
Dr. Lamar Smith

On Epiphany Sunday, January 3, 2016, the In-Depth Bible Study Class will worship with the DiscipleChurch worship service. The two groups will meet together in Leonard Memorial Chapel at their regular meeting time, 8:30 am. Dr. Lamar Smith, the Bible Study leader, will preach. Holy Communion will be celebrated. All members of the In-Depth Bible Study are encouraged to begin the new year by attending this special service. On the next Sunday, the In-Depth Bible Study will be back in their regular classroom.

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In Memoriam

Ada Foster
Wanda Martin
Stewart Turnage


John “Bob” Corley

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Every Sunday morning, groups of adults meet in FUMCFW Sunday School classes to enhance their spiritual growth and enjoy fellowship with other Christians. We have classes for a variety of demographic groups, with many different class personalities and styles. Visit the Adult Sunday School page to learn more!

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Larry GrubbThose Were the Days

Rev. Larry Grubb

Sometimes I receive gifts from our homebound to give to the FUMCFW Archives. Recently Eddie Dunn gave me a church paper that was sent to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Dunn. See if you can come up with the date.

Buddies grocery ad had the following on sale that week: Prestone antifreeze, one gallon, $1.87; flour, 10 pounds, 49 cents; bacon, 29 cents a pound; baby beef chuck roast, 29 cents a pound; dry salt jowls, 15 cents a pound; Hunt’s catsup, 14-ounce bottle, 15 cents; eggs, 39 cents a dozen.

Many stores gave S&H Green Stamps, and you could buy an RCA color console TV for $299.95. Some of the businesses with ads: White Lake Milk, Cox’s, Kay Drug Co., Fakes & Co., Tarrant County Building and Loan, Pickwick Food Stores, Stripling’s . . . telephone number FO-2461. Click here to continue reading.

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3.1 Intro To Baptism Class For ParentsBaptism 101

Sunday, January 3
Offered the first Sunday of every month
11:00 am | Room 230 | Led by Rev. Casey Orr | Registration required

Baptism 101 must be attended by first-time parents and/or parents whose older children were not baptized in a United Methodist Church. At the class, a pastor will discuss the history, theology, meaning, and responsibility of baptism. We will also go over logistics and steps to scheduling. Not to mention it’s a great chance to meet other young families. It is offered the first Sunday of every month at 11:00 am in Room 230. While the nursery is available during class time, babies and children are more than welcome to join! There is no cost to join the class; however, we do ask that you register online, or by contacting Gayle Ammerman (gammerman@myfumc.org) at 817/339-5091, so that we can prepare accordingly. For other questions, please contact Rev. Casey Orr (corr@myfumc.org) at 817/339-5067.

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Intensive Journal® Program Part 1: Life Context

January 29 – 30, 2016
Friday | 5:30 – 9:30 pm | Saturday | 9:00 am – 6:30 pm | Wesley Hall
$145 each or $280 for both | Registration required
Led by Rev. Meredith Bell

As 2015 ends and 2016 begins, this is a great time to work on your New Year’s resolutions. How about building your self-esteem? Making better decisions? Embracing your creative side? You can reach all of these goals and many more with the Intensive Journal® Program at FUMCFW.

This nationally-recognized program was developed in 1966 by Dr. Ira Progoff to help people experience a life-changing process that gives them greater direction, vitality, and purpose. Since then, it has helped 175,000 people lead more fulfilling lives.

Workshop leader Rev. Meredith Bell is the director of the UCF Wesley Foundation for Navarro College in Corsicana, Texas. She has served as Pastor for Women’s Ministry at White’s Chapel UMC and as a youth pastor at Dallas UMC and Graham UMC. Meredith was a hospital chaplain for five years in the Texas Health Resources System Services. For more information, contact Melinda Smoot (msmoot@myfumc.org). Click here to register now!

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Visit the Adult Ministries page for more information on programs and activities.


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Registration begins January 3
Academy begins February 14

Registration for Children’s Academy Sunday School begins on January 3 immediately after Children First in the Children’s Wing and at 2:00 pm online.

Visit the Children’s Ministries page for more information on programs and activities.

Visit the FUMC Day School page for more information on programs and activities.

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Jan15 Mission Sunday_HSJanuary Mission Sundays: Diapers

During the month of January, please bring diapers to:
First Street Methodist Mission | Monday – Thursday | 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
OR in the donation bins at the West, East, & Garden Entrances | Sunday mornings

For more information, contact Linda Murphy (lmurphy@firststreetmission.org) at 817/339-2404.

Visit the Compassion & Justice Ministries page for more information on programs and activities.


Visit the Music Ministries page for more information on programs and activities.


Revolution16_HSRevolution Weekend 2016: Get Dirty
Crafted by God. Made for a purpose.

January 16 – 18, 2016
Glen Lake Camp & Retreat Center | Grades 7 – 12
Youth: $150 | Adults: $50
Registration ends January 3
Guest Speaker: Dwight Johnson | Musical Guest: Bus Seven

Click here to register and pay as a youth
Click here to register and pay as an adult

It’s that time again! Our big winter retreat, Revolution Weekend, is coming up and we want YOU to join us January 16 – 18 down at Glen Lake Camp and Retreat Center! Click here to see what you can look forward to at Revolution Weekend 2016: Get Dirty and why you will want to be a part of it.

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

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Memorial Gifts

Foundation Memorial Fund In Memory Of:
Amy Bishop by Patsy & Arch Van Meter
Bill Hollister by FUMCFW Loyalty Class
Roy Coleman Jr. by Richard & Linda Allie

Sue Sumner Confirmation Endowment of the Foundation In Memory Of:
George Sumner by Dr. & Mrs. James Herd
George Sumner by Fran & Bill Mizell Jr.
George Sumner by Mrs. J.W. Renfro


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