Traditional Worship | 9:40 am | Chapel | 11:00 am | Sanctuary | Dr. Tim Bruster
Sermon Series: “Tales of the Sea”
Children First | 9:45 am | Sanctuary | Mister Mark Burrows
DiscipleChurch | 7:15 am | Community Breakfast | Wesley Hall
8:30 am | Worship | Chapel | Kat Bair
The Gathering | 9:30 am | Wesley Hall 11:00 am | Justin Youth Building
Rev. Lance Marshall
Sermon Series: “God is Big Enough”
eleven:eleven celebration | 11:11 am | Wesley Hall | Rev. Linda McDermott
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.
Jesus Calls Us to Step Out On Faith
Third in the series: “Tales of the Sea” Matthew 14:22-33
Dr. Tim Bruster
Continuing our series “Tales of the Sea”, we’re now going to be looking at a story that is set on the Sea of Galilee. Literally. This story of Peter’s bold faith in stepping out of the boat — and the fear that overtook him — captures many of the emotions we’ve all experienced as followers of Jesus, ever since the Disciples first walked with Jesus in Galilee nearly two millennia ago.
It is the story of Jesus walking on the water.
So here are the Disciples. They are exhausted, frightened, skeptical, hopeful, confident, courageous, doubtful — and amazed. As this story unfolds we know that surely the members of the Early Church could see themselves in this story. Read more.
Robert Stovall gives a quick preview of the music offering for this Sunday.
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Learning Session
What if it’s me?
The only way we can know if there are changes going on in our brain is by establishing a baseline. In this session, we’ll learn how to establish our own cognitive baselines — and why this is so important, including: Read more.
Important Learning Opportunity for Families and Caregivers
We Cannot Change the Disease, but We Can Change the Journey
When Sylvia and Bernie Ostby, members of FUMCFW and the Twosome Class for more than 70 years, were confronted with Sylvia’s diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, Bernie spent the next decade as Sylvia’s caregiver. It wasn’t until after Bernie died last year at the age of 92 that his son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Peg Ostby, learned about Teepa Snow, one of America’s leading educators on dementia care. Read more.
Like Us On Facebook
Our FUMCFW Facebook page recently hit 7,000 likes, and we’re not stopping there! Step up to the plate and help us knock it out of the park. Facebook users: “Like” our FUMC Fort Worth page to get daily updates. Plus, subscribe to our event pages to see what’s coming up and join discussions. Whenever you see something you think may be of interest to your friends — or something that makes you proud about what our church is doing — please take a moment to “share” with your circle, encouraging them to do the same. Let’s like it, love it, and spread 7,000 more of it! Visit our Facebook page.
New FUMCFW Hearing Devices Are In!
Our new hearing devices are now available for checkout in the Welcome Center on Sunday mornings. If you are hearing impaired, you can use this device with your own earbuds, our over-ear headphones, or if you have a telecoil (T-Coil) system it will wirelessly connect with your own personal hearing device. If you experience any difficulties upon first-time use of our new hearing devices, please check with your audiologist to make sure your device is loop compatible. Read more.
GIFTS & MEMORIALS
General Memorial Fund in Memory of:
Betsy Barnes by Sandra Mackey
Michael Patison by Justin Brady
First Street Methodist Mission in Memory of:
Frank Johnson by Carol McCarthy
Frank Johnson by Felicia & Brian Eaton
Children’s Choir in Honor of:
Junior Worship Leaders by Carol Harrell
Camp Barnabas Part Dos
This week we have two more testimonies from Camp Barnabas! We hope that you enjoy their stories and voices! Hayley Tucker (Graduated Senior) Camp Barnabas means that I get a week were I devote myself fully to another person. I get to share and spread the love of God to someone else. I love going every year and making sure that my camper is having an amazing time. Read more.
Children First — Only Two Left
There are only two Children First services left – and one of them is this Sunday. 9:45 am in the sanctuary. We’ll focus on another classic Bible story – Jesus Calms the Storm. We need loads of kids to help make Children First all it can be. If your child can participate, please let us know. Read more.
Have you Heard the Great News? — Halfway Check-In on the Foundation
Can you believe that we are more than halfway through the year? As we wrote in our January 2017 blog, we are continuing to look forward! Mid-year and the Foundation is thriving. We want to take a moment to share the great news and say thank you. August 1 Blog picWhen the leaders gathered to create the Foundation, their idea was to encourage Legacy gifts. Read more.