FUMCFW Weekly 7.27.17

By July 27, 2017News


Traditional Worship | 9:30 & 11:00 am | Sanctuary | Dr. Tim Bruster
Sermon Series: “Tales of the Sea”

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
Sermon Series: “God is Big Enough”

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

Tim75Jesus Takes What We Offer and Multiplies It

Second in the series: “Tales of the Sea”

Matthew 14:13-21

Dr. Tim Bruster

Dear Friends,

This Sunday we continue our “Tales of the Sea” worship series with a story that is in all four Gospels. The story of the Loaves and Fishes, often called the Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes, or the Miracle of Multiplication, is a story of multiplication through generous sharing.

Jesus and the Disciples were in an isolated place by the Sea of Galilee. It was getting late. The crowds were getting restless — and hungry. The only solution Jesus’ Disciples could imagine was sending the crowds away to fend for themselves. But, Jesus could envision another possibility. He said to his disciples, “There’s no need to send them away. Read more.

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


Chapel Communion17_SQTake a Deep Breath and Prayerful Pause

FUMCFW Chapel Communion offers up both an oasis in time and an anchor for listening deeply in each moment.

Holy Communion — or the Lord’s Supper — is a special time in the church as it is one of the two sacraments (or “means of grace”) that are celebrated in the United Methodist Church. In addition to the sacrament as a part of the various worship opportunities here, we also offer a simple, more contemplative full service of Holy Communion every Sunday in our beautiful Leonard Memorial Chapel. Read more.

Hearing Icon 75New 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.



Sammye Dunn



Foundation Memorial Fund in Memory of:
Al Stephens by Inquirers Sunday School Class
Betty Lou Kelly by Inquirers Sunday School Class
Bill Mizell Jr. by Inquirers Sunday School Class
Bobbie Hartman by Inquirers Sunday School Class
Carl Sisler, Jr. by Inquirers Sunday School Class
Ed Petrushka by Inquirers Sunday School Class
Esther Sims by Inquirers Sunday School Class
George C. Sumner by Inquirers Sunday School Class
Margaret Jane Hill by Inquirers Sunday School Class
Marianne Brants by Inquirers Sunday School Class
Marilyn Jenkins Alsmiller by Inquirers Sunday School Class
Mary Andrews by Inquirers Sunday School Class
Nelda Martin by Inquirers Sunday School Class
Ronnie Pyeatt by Inquirers Sunday School Class
R. L. Dowdell by Inquirers Sunday School Class
Wanda Boyd Martin by Inquirers Sunday School Class

General Memorial Fund in Memory of:
Hubert Foster by Mrs. John J. Piper


First Street Methodist Mission in Honor of:
Page & Bart Hines by Cecile Montgomery


mark75Fall Academy Registration is Underway!

Mark Burrows

I wanted to let you know that registration for Fall Academy classes is humming! Classes are filling up fast. If you have a child entering K-5th Grade, please make sure they are registered. Below is the online registration link. Oh . . . And I know I speak for Cha-Cha when I say – We really, really, REALLY want your kids in CHOIR! Read more.

Nancy Fisher75Your Priorities Can Lead to an Abundant Life

Nancy Fisher

I was challenged recently to take a close look at the priorities of my life. It was suggested that my monthly spending could serve as a barometer – perusing my credit card statements, my bank statement, my monthly expenses excel spreadsheet – to get a reflection of what I valued. Read more.

Andrew75Camp Barnabas Testimonies

Andrew Mochrie

We spent last week with 22 of our High School youth out at Camp Barnabas. It is a camp for children and adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. Our youth are partnered with a camper and are their 23-hour a day caretaker. They wake them up, help them eat, groom, and do activities. Read more.

Len751Listening for the sacred stories that shape the soul of our church…

Dr. Len Delony

Tuesday of this week most of our church staff and some key lay leaders met in Wesley Hall. It was the first gathering and the official beginning of a very intentional process that will connect, in one way another, every person in our church community. Read more.

Tom75He Called Her a WHAT!?

Rev. Tom McDermott

Marshall McCluhan, the famous Canadian educator, philosopher, and media critic, coined this phrase more than 50 years ago. He added, “We shape the tools that ultimately shape us.” He was speaking of our use (and perhaps abuse) of media in the 20th century. Read more.


Communications Volunteer Opportunities

Print Production Volunteer
On-Call Delivery Volunteer
Event Photographers

Fitness Class Leader Volunteers

Starts on 9.11
Mondays & Tuesdays | 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Justin Youth Building Gym | 801 W. 5th St.

July Mission Sundays

During the month of July please bring bottled water 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
For more information, contact Linda Murphy (lmurphy@firststreetmission.org) at 817-339-2404.

6.25 – 8.20, 9.17 – 11.5 & 1.14 – 3.4 Covenant Bible Study

(no class July 2)
Sundays | 11:00 am – 12:30 pm | Room 332
Led by Dave Alvarado | $15 | Registration required

7.9 – 7.30 MorningSong

Performances | 9:30 & 11:00 am Sanctuary worship services
Rehearsals | 9:00 & 10:30 am | 2nd Floor Choir Room
9:30 am only on July 16

7.30 Fourth Day at First Church Emmaus Gathering

5:00 – 6:30 pm | Room 350

8.1 – 8.12 Sacred Spaces Tour of Ireland

$500 deposit due March 10 | Limited space

8.9 Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Learning Session

Program | 11:30 am – 1:00 pm & 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Discussion | 1:00 – 2:00 pm & 7:00 – 8:00 pm | Wesley Hall
Bring a meal or snack | Tea & water provided
“‘What if it’s me?’ Preparing now” | Led by Linda Abel, RN

8.12 Beginning Camping Skills Class

8:30 am – 12:30 pm | Justin Youth Building | Registration required by August 10

8.19 Block Party Volunteers

Saturday | Noon – 1:30 pm
Palm Tree Apartment Homes
2625 Race St. | Fort Worth, TX 76111

8.20 2017 – 2018 Confirmation Orientation Meeting

9:30 – 10:30 am | Justin Youth Building | 2nd Floor Gym

Ongoing Programs

First Yoga

Chair Class not meeting 7.30
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

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 | 7:00 – 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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