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“But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” Isaiah 40:31 (NIV)

Please join us on Sunday, October 18, 2020, 20th Sunday after Pentecost with Rev. Malcolm Monroe. Our church sanctuary has reopened for in-person worship services at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Our 11:00 a.m. worship service will continue being live-streamed via Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/FUMCCenterTexas/.

Our Worship Bulletin is here.

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Rehearsal License CRL109577
Streaming License CSPL096831

For First United Methodist Church to continue maintaining a normal service schedule, we are asking everyone to practice caution and social distancing in regards to COVID-19. If ANY of the below applies to you, we encourage you to enjoy our services through our church website and/or Facebook Live.
-If you feel sick
-If you have any symptoms of sickness
-If you have been around someone that has shown symptoms of sickness
-If you have been around anyone who has tested positive for Covid-19

We are asking for your cooperation, not only for yourself, but also for our elderly and those with underlying health conditions. Wearing a face mask is required. Thank you for your cooperation!


Ongoing now through November 15th! Please visit our link here for all the details for packing your Operation Christmas Child Boxes!

Want to know how your child can join our Kids ‘N Christ after school program?! Contact Faythe at the church 598-2707!

Our First UMC Little Free Library located is now open! Thanks Nancy Dickerson for inspiring readers in our community!

First United Methodist Church is hosting a Virtual Garage Sale via our church Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/FUMCCenterTexas/ and Facebook Marketplace https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/ from Saturday, October 17 through Friday, October 23, 2020.

Garage sale items will be available for pick up on Saturday, October 24, from 10am to 1pm, at the church located at 211 Porter Street. There will also be a Live Sale in the church parking lot on Saturday, October 24 day from 10am until 4pm. Any sold items not picked up by 1pm will be sold at the Live Sale. Advance payment for purchased items can be made via check to First United Methodist Church or via cash or check on the day of pickup. All donations from the virtual garage sale will benefit First UMC Missions projects and outreach.

Details, please contact Polly Montemayor, First UMC Missions Committee Chair (936) 591-5586 or church office at (936) 598-2707.

Yoga Classes continue with Polly! Check here for all the details!

Saturday, October 31, 2020 – 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. | First UMC Annual Trunk-or-Treat | Please visit our announcement page here for the fun news about this year’s Trunk-or-Treat event at the church! This year there will be a contest for the Best Decorated Vehicle along with games, food and candy! Please contact Faythe today at the church office at 598-2707 to reserve your parking space!

Sunday, November 1, 2020 | All Saints Sunday

Friday, November 20, 2020 – 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. | MYF Lock-in (tentative)

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 – 5:15 p.m. | Kids ‘N Christ Christmas Play & Musical | Fellowship Hall

First United Methodist Church is always here for you. We have reopened for in-person worship services in our church sanctuary at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. For those who choose to remain at home, the 11:00 a.m. worship service will continue to be livestreamed on Facebook Live. Please visit our webpage here to discover our social media channels and other ways for staying connected, sharing support, finding encouragement and assistance as we all continue to grow in our faith. We are reminded God is still with us and we are in this together.

Outreach through our Media Ministry | Discover how you can join our Media Team here!