FUMCFW Weekly 4.21.17

By April 21, 2017News


Traditional Worship | 9:30 & 11:00 am | Sanctuary | Dr. Tim Bruster

DiscipleChurch | 7:15 am | Community Breakfast | Wesley Hall
8:30 am | Worship | Chapel | Rev. Casey Orr

The Gathering | 9:30 am | Wesley Hall
11:00 am | Justin Youth Building
Rev. Lance Marshall

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

Worship Bulletins

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

Connections | 10:30 – 11:00 am & noon – 12:30 pm | Garden & Wesley Hall
Join us at Connections between services.

More Ways to Worship

Live Stream | Join us live online on Sunday mornings at 9:30 am for The Gathering, 9:45 am for Children First (first Sunday of each month), 11:00 am for Traditional, and 11:11 am for eleven:eleven celebration.

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

Sunday School Teachers & Topics

Dr. David Grant gives a quick preview of the music offering for this Sunday.


Easter Photos17_HS

Gathering to Focus on God Together

FUMCFW has a lot of choices when it comes to worshipping together. No matter where you are or how you choose to worship, there’s a place for you with us. See more photos from Easter Sunday at FUMCFW.

Annual Family Easter Celebration

Children and adults alike enjoyed pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, a butterfly release, and more at our annual Easter Egg Hunt out at Lyle Lodge. See more photos from the Easter Egg Hunt.

Teepa Snow75Important News for Fort Worth Families and Caregivers:


As the bulk of America’s baby boomers achieves “Silver Sneaker” status, researchers predict that the largest population in our nation’s history will be dealing with age-related dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Fortunately for those familiar with the work of Teepa Snow, one of America’s leading educators on dementia care, families and caregivers throughout the world are discovering her Positive Approach to Care that results in life lived more fully and well at each stage. Read more.

The Gathering17_SQRadically Relevant, Modern Methodism at The Gathering

The Gathering, an opportunity that Rev. Lance Marshall describes as “radically relevant, modern Methodism,” is growing fast with record attendance of more than 200 people. After only a year, this worship offering has already outgrown its space — twice. That’s why we decided to add another service in this same unique format. Read more.

casey-article-image_sqFirst Steps on A Way Forward

Since its opening phone conference in December, the 32-member Commission on a Way Forward, led by Commission moderators Bishop David Yemba, Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball, and Bishop Ken Carter, has met twice in Atlanta and will meet next in Washington DC in early April. Read more.

God's Green Earth_SQGod’s Green Earth

When it comes to the environment, every little bit counts. Earth Day is this Saturday, April 22, so what better time to think about how we can help protect God’s beautiful creation? Here’s one way to go a little bit greener: sign up to receive our FUMCFW Weekly e-newsletter instead of the printed one. Read more.



4.21.17 New Members


4.21.17 Baptism


Mary West


Dorothy (Dot) Gleaton
James Tris Pollard
Priscilla Brutsche



Easter Offering in Memory of:
Mae Horton by Kaye Thornton 

Infant Formula in Memory of:
Joan Bailey by Shirlee Gandy 

General Fund in Memory of:
Helen McMillan & Geneva Stubbs
Reah & Rev. Ray Milley


Foundation Fund in Honor of:
Dr. Lamar Smith by Mr. & Mrs. Bob Russey

General Fund in Honor of:
Jennifer & Justin Kleaner & daughters by Rachel & Joe Pearce


mark75What a Week!

Mark Burrows

First of all, thank you for an amazing week together. Between Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, the Easter Egg Hunt, and Easter Sunday, I saw many of you four days in a row! I am honored and inspired that so many of you continue to make family faith experiences such a high priority. Read more.

Andrew75A Quieter Approach to Youth Ministry

Andrew Mochrie

Let’s continue to redefine what it means to do youth ministry in today’s world. We have talked briefly about both instructional and interpretive approaches. This next one is a bit counterintuitive to what we believe teenagers are interested in. Most would assume that the “Moth Myth” is correct. What is the “Moth Myth?” Read more.


Dace Sultanov Sunday!

Rev. Tom McDermott

The composer Claude Debussey is credited with having said that — this idea that how we hear deeply depends on that space between the notes. It reminds me of the words of the Jewish theologian and philosopher, Martin Buber, who said the place where we experience God most deeply is in that space of vulnerability and openness between us. Read more.

Len751Receive the Holy Spirit

Dr. Len Delony

After a truly awesome Holy Week, and the crescendo of Easter Sunday, we now are invited to receive the Holy Spirit and follow Our Highest Vision . . . As we move on to this whole new season of Easter, here are a few final quotes to ponder from the book “Gifts of the Dark Wood”: Read more.


April Mission Sundays

During the month of April, please bring insect repellent and sunscreen to:
First Street Methodist Mission | Monday – Thursday | 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
OR the donation bins at the East, West & Garden entrances | Sunday mornings

Project Transformation Volunteer Leader

Communications Volunteer Opportunities

Print Production Volunteer
On-Call Delivery Volunteer
Event Photographers

4.19 – 5.17 Wednesday Morning Study: “Ancient Rage”

9:30 – 11:00 am | Room 350
Led by Rev. Phyllis Barren
Book available for $12

4.19 – 12.20 Pastor’s Bible Study

Wednesdays | 6:00 – 7:00 pm | Room 231
Led by Rev. Lance Marshall

4.22 The Message Marathon 5K, 10K, Half-marathon

6:30 – 9:30 am | Fort Worth Stockyards
Registration required

4.22 The Message Marathon Water Station Volunteers

7:00 – 9:00 am | Fort Worth Stockyards
Registration required

4.22 Blessing the Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth

5:00 – 7:30 pm | Ronald McDonald House
1001 8th Ave. | Fort Worth, TX 76104

4.23 Center for Transforming Lives Open House

Noon | The Center for Transforming Lives
512 W. 4th St. | Fort Worth, TX 76102

4.30 Outdoor Retreat Ministries 5th Street Celebration & Cookout

9:00 am – 1:00 pm | 5th Street

4.30 The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

10:00 am – 4:00 pm | Lyle Lodge
Led by Rev. Phyllis Barren
$75 per couple (includes lunch and workbook)
Registration required by April 24

5.1 Spectrum Chamber Music Series Concert

7:00 – 9:00 pm | Chapel

5.2 United Methodist Women Luncheon

11:30 am | Garden & Wesley Hall | $15
RSVP by noon on Friday, April 28
Lynn Cockrell & Rev. Phyllis Barren

5.3 Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Lunch & Learn

11:30 am – 1:00 pm | Room 350 | Brown bag lunch
“Aging: What’s Normal? What’s Not?”
Followed by tour of Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care resources in FUMCFW Library

5.5 – 5.7 Confirmation Retreat

6:00 pm Friday – noon Sunday
Glen Lake Camp and Retreat Center | $80
Registration required

5.7 Alexei Sultanov Tribute Concert

6:30 pm | Sanctuary

5.7 2017 Youth Banquet

6:30 – 8:30 pm | Garden & Wesley Hall
$15 | Dressy attire | RSVP by April 30

5.9 Spring Golf Tournament

8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Split Rail Golf Course | Aledo, TX
$45 per person | Registration required

5.11 Prayers for Children Lost and Longed For

7:00 – 8:00 pm | Chapel

5.18 Peggy Graff Organ Recital

Noon | Sanctuary

5.20 Dr. Lamar Smith’s 90th Birthday Celebration

2:00 – 5:00 pm | Wesley Hall

Ongoing Programs

First Yoga

Mondays & Tuesdays | 9:30 – 10:30 am
10:45 – 11:30 am | Chair yoga
Wednesdays | 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Thursdays | 8:30 – 9:15 am
Room 320 | Led by Linda Blanchard | All ages & fitness levels
Registration required | $70 per 10-class punch card

Free Community Boot Camp

Mondays & Wednesdays | 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Justin Youth Building Gym | 801 W. 5th St.
Waiver required | Registration required

Men’s In-Depth Bible Study

Tuesdays | 7:00 – 8:00 am | Room 154
Led by Fred Cantu and other leaders

First We Drum

Second Tuesday of each month
7:00 – 8:30 pm | Wesley Hall

De Colores! Emmaus Ministry Fourth Day Reunion Group

First Wednesday of every month
Noon | Room 230

Walking, Running, & Cycling Group

Not meeting 4.22
Saturdays | 8:00 – 9:00 am
The Trailhead at Clearfork
4801 Edwards Ranch Road
Fort Worth, TX 76109 | Waiver required

Fill Backpacks for Food 4 Kids

Sundays | Pack backpacks for 1 hour between 9:00 am – noon
First Street Methodist Mission

First Talks

Sundays | 9:30 – 10:30 am | Room 350

Baptism 101

First Sunday of every month
11:00 am | Room 230 | Registration required


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