FUMCFW Weekly 5.18.17

By May 18, 2017News


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

DiscipleChurch | 7:15 am | Community Breakfast | Wesley Hall
8:30 am | Worship | Chapel | Dr. Mike Marshall

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

eleven:eleven celebration | 11:11 am | Wesley Hall | Charme Robarts

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

Tim75How Do I Faithfully Live Out My Faith in the World Today?

Dr. Tim Bruster

1 Peter 3:13-18

Dear Friends,

This Sunday is a special day in the life of our church. It is Confirmation Sunday. Thirty-eight young people will affirm their faith in Christ and become full members of the church at our 11:00 am traditional worship service. I know that you will want to be present to support and celebrate this very important milestone in their lives and in our community of faith. Read more.


Check out what makes First Church one of Fort Worth’s historic landmarks.



5.19.17 New Members


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Mary West
Yale Lary



General Fund in Memory of:
Dorothy Gleaton by Julie & Jay Ryan
Vida Colwell by Carol Noel


robert-stovall752How About Those Singing Men and Women!

Robert Stovall

This past Sunday, for Mother’s Day, we witnessed a great presentation by MEN! LOTS OF MEN! We heard an exceptional ensemble of dads and their children sing “The Tree Song” led by our wonderful Mark Burrows (aka MISTER MARK!). Read more.

Nancy Fisher75CliffsNotes for Discipleship

Nancy Fisher

I am sure that I am dating myself by referencing CliffsNotes® in this blog. I was pleasantly surprised upon googling such that CliffsNotes is alive and well and even comes as an app for your mobile device. So now you are probably wondering why I am talking about CliffsNotes . . . Read more.

mark75This Sunday and Beyond

Mark Burrows

We have two more Sundays in Spring Academy. If you have a chance, go thank a teacher. They’re the ones who make all this work. Speaking of teachers . . . We need folks to help us out on Sundays during the summer. PLEASE let us know if you can do one or two (or several) Sundays. Read more.

kat-bair75The Breath of God

Kat Bair

Last week and this week, Andrew and I have been teaching about the Holy Spirit. We work with a population with little patience for vague abstraction or unclear answers, so when we asked ourselves the question, “What is the Holy Spirit, and what does that mean for our youth?” I will admit I felt a little . . .  Read more.

Charme75The Tyranny of Praise and Blame

Charme Robarts

The world is full of fascinating people who think about and do all kinds of interesting things. I found websites about what to do to help butterflies who (or is it that?) get stuck in their cocoons. You should search for this idea — it is actually nice to know that some people take time to care about this. Read more.

Mike Marshall751This Week in DiscipleChurch

Dr. Mike Marshall

I look forward to worshipping with you on May 21 in DiscipleChurch! I am always honored to offer a meditation and to participate in the flow of this celebrating community. When we gather this Sunday, it will be just one day after the churchwide celebration of Dr. Lamar Smith’s 90th birthday. His actual birthday was on Wednesday, May 17. Read more.


May Mission Sundays

During the month of May, please bring skillets 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

5.18 Peggy Graff Organ Recital

Noon | Sanctuary

5.20 Dr. Lamar Smith’s 90th Birthday Celebration

2:00 – 5:00 pm | Wesley Hall

6.4 Adoramus: “Music Of The Ages”

3:00 pm | Sanctuary

6.4 “An Act of Love” Documentary Screening

4:00 – 6:30 pm | Wesley Hall
Special guests Tim Schaefer & Rev. Casey Orr

6.7 – 6.28 Grief Support Group

Wednesdays | 6:30 pm | Room 231
Led by Charme Robarts | Registration required

6.12 – 6.15 Summer JAM Youth Volunteers

8:30 am – 3:30 pm | Wesley Hall
Youth entering grades 9 – 12

6.12 – 6.15 Middle School Mission Blitz

Justin Youth Building | 801 W. 5th St. $75 | Registration required

6.12 – 6.15 Summer JAM

9:00 am – 3:00 pm | Wesley Hall
Children grades K – 5
$50 before May 15 or $75 after | Space is limited | Registration closed

6.13 & 6.20 Brown Bag Book Review: “East Jesus”

Tuesdays | Noon – 1:00 pm | Room 154
Led by award-winning author Dr. Chris Manno
Registration required | Book provided

6.19 – 6.24 High School Mission Trip

Baton Rouge, LA | Youth: $200 | Adults: $75

6.25 – 6.30 Cornerstone Youth Choir Tour

Colorado Springs, CO | Registration required

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

Not meeting 5.29, 5.31, 6.5, 6.12, 6.14, 7.10 & 7.12
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

Pastor’s Bible Study

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

Walking, Running, & Cycling Group

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


More events.


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