403 South Main Street
|Weekly Budget 2018||$15,480|
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.
Altar flowers may be purchased in honor or memory of a loved one by calling the church office at 972.298.6121.
Visit Our Library
Open on Sunday mornings beginning at 8 a.m.
Let Us Pray For
Fires In California
Family of Keith Pike
Family of Paige Bailey
Oh Lord, hear our prayers…
All memorial gifts are designated to the budget unless otherwise specified by the Donor.
In memory of Paige Bailey
From : Homebuilders Sunday School Class, Bob and Pat Daniel
ADVENT –Monday Morning Book Study
We will be reading “ All the Earth is Waiting” by Katie Z. Dawson.
(Book costs are $8 for Large Print and $5 for a regular print.) November 26, December 3, December 10, December 17, and January 7 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM
If you are interested in being a part, please sign up by calling the church office or emailing Nathan Presley at Intern@FUMCD.com.
ADVENT –Monday Evening Book Study
We have reserved the Conference Room for Monday nights from 6-7 p.m. beginning November 26. Please contact Bridget@fumcd.com if you would like to join the group for the first time or be involved again.
Bible Verse of the Week
” You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord himself, is the rock eternal.”
Hanging of the Greens
Thank you to the volunteers who stayed directly after church services on Sunday, to assist with Hanging of The Greens. I hope you know how greatly appreciated you all are.
Thank you to : Craig and Carol Bigelow, Trip Brizell, Judy and Trinity Davila, Sharon Karger, Mike and Kim O’Brien, Johnny Roberson, Brett and Tawny Schaffer and Claudia and Lily Zakutney.
Thank you to Jordan Acheson, Boy Scout Troop #57 and FMS Youth and former FMS Youth for painting Alexander Gym this past Sunday.
Poinsettia Sales Begins
Purchase your poinsettia in honor or memory of a loved one in the Narthex on Sundays December 2, 9 and 16 for $15.00
Make check payable to the Homebuilders SS Class.
Plants will be delivered to the sanctuary on December 12 where they will be enjoyed until Christmas Eve.
Plants may be picked up following any of the Christmas Eve services.
The United Methodist Men (UMM) will be caroling on Monday December 10 from 6:30-9 PM. All are welcome to join in the festivities! They will be visiting our homebound church members to bring them some Christmas cheer. Please meet at 414 at 6:30 PM if you are interested in being part of the fun!
Once again we are sponsoring children from Central Elementary for our Angel Tree. We invite you to adopt an angel and purchase Christmas gifts for that child. Simply choose an Angel from the tree in the lobby this Sunday or December 2nd and shop for the child. Bring wrapped gifts back to the Church on or before December 9.
Sunday, December 2 from 4:00-5:30
Families with children 4 years old – 6th grade are invited to join us in Aldersgate to celebrate the beginning of the Advent season. Each child will make a set of wooden nativity story discs to share the Christmas story. There is no cost to participate.
DECEMBER CHILDREN IN ACTION
Friday, December 14 from 6p.m.-10p.m.
Children in kindergarten-6th grade will be assembling bags of food to be kept in the church office to be handed out to those in need. We will also have pizza, games and MORE! The cost is $10 per child with a maximum of $25 per family.
Please RSVP to Bridget@FUMCD.com to reserve your space.
THE ADVENT KidMISSION
Saturday, December 15 from 10a.m.-4p.m.
This is a “mini mission trip” for our children in kindergarten-6th grade. We will do service projects for various local groups to help spread Christmas Cheer. Space is currently limited to 12 children (we can increase if needed if we get enough adult volunteers). There is a $10 reservation fee per child (discounted to $5 if the child participates in the December Children in Action event!). Please contact Bridget@FUMCD.
Breakfast with Santa
Saturday December 8th 9am-11am in Aldersgate
$5.00 Tickets are still available for purchase in the Narthex this coming Sunday November 25th.
Children 10 years old and under. ($20 max per family)