CASA Quilts Were Displayed and Blessed
The Alleluia Singers blessed us with their voices on Sunday, April 26. The children’s choirs will once again sing on Mother’s Day, May 10.
May 17 is Confirmation Sunday. We will welcome six confirmands to our church family. Later in the afternoon all children and their families are invited to enjoy hamburgers and hot dogs prepared by Pastor Frank on the Commons. Come enjoy good food and good fun.
Communion Rail Offering
The Communion Rail Offering on May 3rd will be for Providence Place (formerly Methodist Children’s Home) in San Antonio, Texas. Providence Place helps expectant Mothers who want a better future for their babies than they can provide, and young people and families wanting to adopt and provide a loving family to a baby or child. Providence Place also provides life skills training for young adults with disabilities that give them confidence and the ability to live independently.
SUMMER’S RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER!
Do you know a child who is looking for BIG FUN this summer? SUMMER FUN at First Methodist School starts in just 7 weeks!! Join us for our summer adventure, “Around the World in 16 Days.” We will explore the 7 continents, learn how God created our world, explore in the computer lab, play fun games from around the world in gym, learn helpful vocabulary in Spanish, and so much more!
Open enrollment for Summer Fun (ages 1-10) and the 2015-2016 school year (ages 1-kindergarten) is going on now. Please check out our website and our Face-book page for more information about our school.
Erika Hemphill, Director
The UMW monthly meeting will be Tuesday, May 5th, in Aldersgate. This will be at 7 p.m. and light refreshments and desserts will be served prior to the meeting. The program will be given by Emma Williams who is Children’s Education Associate at Wesley Rankin Community Center. Emma is the wife of our Associate Pastor Alex Williams and is currently working toward ordi-nation in the United Methodist Church. She will share her story and her experience working at Wesley Rankin. All women of the church are invited and encour-aged to attend.
And a Good Time was had by ALL Senior Adults in Grapevine as they learned about Glass Blowing last Thursday, April 23!!!
Pot Luck and Game Day is coming up on Thursday, May 7 at noon in the Snack Bar.
Prayers for Healing, Comfort and Strength
Please contact Pastor Frank or Pastor Alex as soon as possible when surgeries are scheduled or someone has been admitted to the hospital.
Thirty-five golfers teed it up for the kids on Sunday, April 26, at Golf Club of Dallas. Following a hamburger buffet, we began to play. Coming in first place was John Davis, Keith Austrll, Jan Araki and Ron Amundson, the “girls” did not win but had a great time; second place was Bill Cress, John Murray, Tim Porter and Dale Hunt; third place winners were Bob Talbot, Scott Brizell, Deryl Elms and Tom Kennedy; our youngest player and one of our confirmands was Keeland Bedford; winning closest to the pin were Tim Porter and Charlene Sullivan. Char-lene also had an eagle on number 6. That mean she hit a very long shot on a par 4 and it.