September 10, 2017
SUNDAY SERVICE TIMES
9:30 a.m. Sunday School
Wednesday Communion Service
Prayers for Healing, Comfort and Strength
Please let us know of hospital stays or upcoming surgeries at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 972.298.6121
Dr. Frank Alegria
Rev. Steve Sobczak
Liz Ogle Krahulik
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
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.
Healthy Church Initiative Survey
On Thursday, August 24 Healthy Church Initiative (HCI) met to discuss Phase II. A very important part of this is a survey in which church members are encouraged to complete in order to evaluate the health of our church. This survey will be handed out in the church lobby, it is on-line, will be passed out in Sunday school classes and available in the office. If you desire a copy to be mailed, please contact Melissa at 972-298-6121.
If you are a church member, click here for your on-line survey to be completed by Saturday, September 23.
It is very important that you participate.
Happy Feet 2017
Date: Saturday, November 18
SCRAPBOOK DAY will be held in Aldersgate from 10:00-4:00 pm, Saturday, September 9th. If you enjoy scrapbooking or any other paper crafting, bring your own supplies and we will have a table set up for you to work . Beginners are welcome, just bring pictures.
Please contact Melissa at the church office before Thursday so we can have a table ready for you.
FAMILY MINISTRIES FALL KICK OFF
All children and youth will meet in the gym at 4 pm to join in a family service project for hurricane relief. After which, ministries will split up for Fall Kick Off activities:
CHILDREN: 4-6 pm; Students Pre-K—6th grade are invited to join the Children’s Ministry for a
COLOR RUN obstacle course, cook-out and information about the new year!
YOUTH: 4-6:30 pm; 7th-12th grade are invited to join the Youth Ministry for our Mess Fest Fall Kick Off!
Childcare is provided for infants and toddlers
Children in Action
Children 4years-6th grade are invited to join us for pizza, games, crafts and a service project on Friday, Sep. 8 from 6-10pm. The cost is $10/child with a $25 maximum per family. Registration is required by Wednesday, Sep. 6th. Contact Bridget@fumcd.com
Robin, Travis and Madison Evans joined out church family and were baptized this Sunday. We are so excited to have the Evans family here with us!
Every Member Can Help
This year’s Fall Festival Craft Sale is expanded and will include 25 vendors from within this church and outside this church. Now the most important thing we need is shoppers to buy all the great products that will be offered. Start now by inviting your family, friends, and members of organizations to come shop October 21st from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Aldersgate. Your help is also needed by groups in the church who are sponsoring tables for this sale. For more information contact Joyce Gregory at 972-298-0214 or the person listed in the link. Click here to access the link.
Take the opportunity to volunteer for PIP DAYS! There will be a table in the Narthex Sunday morning before and after the worship service to sign up to work September 29 -30th and October 6th-7th. Contact Betty Dunn at email@example.com or by calling 214-534-3039 if you have questions.
First Methodist School – They’re Baaaack!
FMS students returned to class this week! We are so happy to see their beautiful faces again! There are a limited number of spots available for the 2017-2018 school year for students ages 1 year – kindergarten. If you know a family with young children, please tell them about our school so they can learn and grow with us!
Erika Hemphill, Director