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Staying Connected: We are Here for You
Covid-19 Safety Practice
Livestreaming Worship Services

Sunday, May 16, 2021 | 7th Sunday of Easter | High School Seniors Recognition
8:30 a.m. Coffee Fellowship | Fellowship Hall
9:00 a.m. Combined Worship Service | Church Sanctuary & Livestream
10:00 a.m. Sunday School

He is Risen! Welcome Home! Please join us Sunday, May 16, 2021, for our Combined Worship Service beginning at 9:00 a.m. followed by Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. Coffee Fellowship begins at 8:30 a.m.

On Sunday, May 16, 2021, our high school seniors will be recognized during our 9:00 a.m. worship service. A brunch reception will be held immediately following our worship service. Family, friends and our church congregation are invited to attend Senior Sunday as we honor and recognize our graduates!

Until further notice, we will have Combined in-person worship service beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary followed by Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. Our 9:00 a.m. worship service will continue being live-streamed via Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/FUMCCenterTexas/.

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Rehearsal License CRL109577
Streaming License CSPL096831
CVLI Video License 504255962 

Congratulations Class of 2021 – Aubrey Rene Alvarez, Cecily Renee Gibson, Sydnee Kae Haley, Victoria Suzanne Lee, Ella Savannah Shires, and Jack Callen Watlington – on your upcoming graduation! Please visit our webpage for all the seniors photos and bios! On behalf of the First UMC, we are so proud of you and your accomplishments! We wish you the best in your future endeavors!

On Sunday, May 16, 2021, our seniors will be recognized during our 9:00 a.m. worship service. A brunch reception will be held immediately following our worship service. Family, friends and our church congregation are invited to attend Senior Sunday as we honor and recognize our graduates!

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV)

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MAY FOOD CHALLENGE – CANNED MEATS and MONTHLY FOOD DRIVES

Who will rise and meet the challenge?! Please join us for our May Canned Meats Food Challenge with different monthly food donation drives now through the end of the year! Each month a new item will be announced! On Sunday, May 30, please bring your Canned Meats donations to the church sanctuary placing on the altar for the food to be blessed during our 9:00 a.m. worship service. During the following months, we will collect different food item donations in the Fellowship Hall foyer, and on the last Sunday of each month, please bring your food donations to church sanctuary. The monthly food donation challenges will benefit the Shelby County Outreach Ministries and our continued efforts with supporting their community food ministry. Thank you from the First UMC Missions & Outreach Committee! Details or questions, please contact: Pastor Malcolm Monroe, First UMC, 598-2707, mal.monroe@gmail.com or Polly Montemayor, Missions Chair, 591-5586, swimsuits@yahoo.com.

We will be attending Lakeview Summer Camp from June 14-18, 2021 where kiddos entering 3rd grade through Graduating Seniors can sign up! Please visit the following link for camp registration: 
https://lakeviewsummercampregistration.campbrainregistration.com/. Registration deadline is May 30, 2021!  For more information about the Lakeview Methodist Conference Center, please visit: https://lakeviewmcc.org/.

Our Vacation Bible School will be “Discovering Adventure Island” from June 7- 11, 2021
at 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. each evening. Children and Youth in Pre-K 4 through the 5th grade are invited to attend VBS.

First United Methodist Church is always here for you. We have reopened for in-person COMBINED worship services in our Fellowship Hall beginning at 9:00 a.m. until further notice. Sunday School begins at 10:00 a.m. For those who choose to remain at home, the 9:00 a.m. COMBINED 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.