FUMCFW Weekly 6.1.17

By June 1, 2017News


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

Children First | 9:45 am | Sanctuary | Mister Mark Burrows

DiscipleChurch | 7:15 am | Community Breakfast | Wesley Hall
8:30 am | Worship | Chapel | Charme Robarts

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

Tim75From Confusion to Community

Dr. Tim Bruster

Acts 2:1-12

Dear Friends,

This Sunday is the day of Pentecost in the Christian Calendar — always 50 days after Easter, inclusive of Easter Sunday. Sometimes Pentecost is referred to as the birthday of the Church. It was on that day when people from many countries were gathered in Jerusalem for the celebration of Shavuot — the Festival of Weeks, held 50 days after Passover — that the Holy Spirit descended on the apostles and as they spoke everyone understood in their own languages what they said. It is recounted in the second chapter of the Book of Acts: Read more.

Robert Stovall gives a quick preview of the music offering for this Sunday.


Lance Marshall752Ministry Milestone: Lance’s Commissioning

Please join us in standing together during the service of commissioning and ordination at the Central Texas Annual Conference to support Rev. Lance Marshall as he is commissioned as a provisional elder in the United Methodist Church. Read more.

Worship Image SQ2They’re Coming Back . . . and They’re Coming to Stay

As you may have heard by now, the wait is over. Mister Mark Burrows and his Children’s Ministries team have united with our FUMCFW Sanctuary Worship team to bring the children back into our 11:00 am traditional worship service each Sunday morning. Read more.



Sue Ragsdale


Faye McCoy



Children First in Memory of:
Shirley Wallace by Kay Watkins

Foundation Fund in Memory of:
Betsy Barnes by Paige & Bob Russey

General Fund in Memory of:
Betsy Barnes by Marilyn & Richard Gasser
Don Wren by Merle & Herman Baldwin
Paul Driskell by Jeanette & Edwin Hardesty
Paul Driskell by Paige & Bob Russey


Compassion & Justice Ministries in Honor of:
Gay Ingram by Susan and Tom Idleman

General Fund in Honor of:
Mary Lou Harrington’s 90th Birthday by Mary Dell & Melvin Berning,
Carrie Harrington, Walker Berning, and Annie Berning


robert-stovall752Summertime and the Livin’ is Easy!

Robert Stovall

This famous musical selection from “Porgy and Bess” is one of MANY arrangements of American music scored by American composers to be presented this Sunday afternoon, June 4, at 3:00 pm in the Sanctuary. Our chamber choir, Adoramus, will bring you selections that you may be familiar with as well as others that may be new to you. Read more.

Nancy Fisher75Giving Generosity a Face

Nancy Fisher

We are giving FUMCFW generosity a face . . . In the months ahead you will be hearing from First Church members on generosity. While you will recognize some, you will be meeting other new folks. You may see them in the pulpit, read about them in an issue of CONNECT Magazine, or see them on the church website and social media pages. Read more.

mark75Open House THIS Sunday

Mark Burrows

Hi Families. For those of you with children going into kindergarten this fall, we are having a Children’s Ministries Open House this Sunday at 10:30 am right after Children First. We will meet up on the second floor of the Children’s Wing. There will be a brief tour, we’ll talk through what “Academy” is, and you can pepper me with questions. Read more.


Project Transformation Volunteer Leader

Communications Volunteer Opportunities

Print Production Volunteer
On-Call Delivery Volunteer
Event Photographers

June Mission Sunday: Red Food Bags

Pick up bags in Welcome Center | Sunday mornings
Return filled bags to Mission | Monday – Thursday | 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
OR the donation bins at the East, West & Garden entrances | Sunday mornings

6.4 Adoramus: “Music Of The Ages”

3:00 pm | Chapel

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
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

6.13 Rev. Lance Marshall’s Commissioning

CTC Annual Conference | First Methodist Mansfield
777 N. Walnut Creek Dr. | Mansfield, TX 76063
6:15 pm | Carpool from FUMCFW
7:00 pm | Seating with FUMCFW members
7:30 pm | Service of Commissioning & Ordination

6.19 – 6.24 High School Mission Trip

Baton Rouge, LA | Registration closed

6.25 – 6.30 Cornerstone Youth Choir Tour

Colorado Springs, CO | Registration required

6.25 – 8.20 Covenant Bible Study

(no class 7.2)
Sundays | 11:00 am – 12:30 pm | Room 332
Led by Dave Alvarado | $15 | Registration required

6.25 Cornerstone Youth Choir Pre-Tour Concert

12:15 pm | Justin Youth Building | Asbury Room

Ongoing Programs

First Yoga

Hatha Class | Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays | 9:30 – 10:30 am
Wednesdays | 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Chair Class | Tuesdays & Fridays | 10:45 – 11:30 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 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

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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