December 11, 2016
9:00 am Contemporary Service
Children’s activities are at
Prayers for Healing, Comfort and Strength
Dr. Frank Alegria
Rev. Alex Williams
Betsy Stelzer Lippens
PRESENCE AND GIFTS
ONLINE GIVING NOW AVAILABLE
Online giving, using a credit or debit card, is now available through the church website. Visit www.fumcd.com and click on the “Give Money” button.
GIFTS AND MEMORIALS
If you are interested in purchasing the flower arrangements in memory or honor of a special person, contact Melissa Schaller in the church office at 972.298.6121.
Visit Our Library
Open on Sunday mornings beginning at 8:00 a.m.
The Mistletoe Secret by Richard Paul Evans (Fic Eva)
Christmas Gala Concert
Saturday, December 10
7:00-7:45 pm Dinner in Aldersgate
7:45-8:30 pm Concert featuring
Tickets on sale at the church office.
JUST A PREVIEW OF SOME OF THE MUSIC FOR SATURDAY NIGHT
7:00 – 8:30 with dinner and much more entertainment
A Christmas Medley, Boeun Kim on piano
Poinsettias on Sale
Purchase a poinsettia in honor or memory of a loved one and be a part of the decoration of our beautiful sanctuary. They may be picked up after any Christmas Eve Service.
Make checks payable to the Homebuilders SS Class.
FUMCD Christmas Calendar
Saturday, December 10—Christmas Gala Concert
Sunday, December 18—One Service at 10:30 Children’s Program “The Small One”
Saturday, December 24—Christmas Eve Candlelight Services at 6, 8, and 10 pm
Sunday, December 25—One Service at 10:30
Sunday, January 1—One Service at 10:30
Gifts for Angels From Central Elementary
Eight-nine (89) Central Elementary children will have a Merry Christmas this year because of the generosity of so many people at First Duncanville. Vans and cars were loaded and hundred of gifts were delivered to the delight of the staff of Central.
There are still a couple of angels that were picked taken from the tree and not signed out for. If you have these angel gifts and you still need to deliver them, please do so this week. If you were unable to buy the gifts, please notify Bridget (972.298.611) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children’s Christmas Ornaments
Our children made these precious ornaments on Sunday evening. Each ornament is filled (literally) with the Story of Jesus’ birth as told in the Gospel of Luke.
Loving Hands Cards Ministry
Stop by the Loving Hands Cards Ministry in the Narthex this Sunday and pick up cards, gift bags, gift cards and gift tags. These women do an amazing job.
The Missions Committee will be selling Panama Coffee in the Narthex Sunday morning.
Let’s Go Caroling
Two Christmas Caroling Opportunities
On Monday, December 12, the United Methodist Men and any other men and women, are invited to meet at 414 at 6:00 p.m. They will be going to sing to our shut-ins.
On Tuesday, December 20, all are invited to assemble at 6:30 in Aldersgate Parking Lot and we will walk the neighborhood singing Christmas Carols. What fun.!!!!
First Methodist School
Please join us as we celebrate the birth of Jesus on Wed., Dec. 14 at 9:30 am in the sanctuary! Our students are hard at work preparing for the Christmas program and we would love to see you.
We are still enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year (ages 1-kindergarten). If you know a family with young children, please tell them about our school so they can learn and grow with us!
For more information on enrollment, click here.