Events

Mar
12

Easter Lilies

Category: Congregational Care  
Mar 12 - Apr 7

Remember a loved one with a lily on the altar on Easter Sunday, April 16. Dedications printed in the Easter Sunday worship bulletins. Honorees are invited to take a plant home following the 11:00 a.m. service on Easter Sunday. Each plant is $15.00. Pick up an order form on Sundays... read more

Mar
27

Christians, Muslims & Jesus – A Lenten Journey

Category: Adult Education  
6:30pm - 7:35pm

In a changing multi-cultural and multi-faith landscape, the language of our faith traditions must be strengthened as we reach out in love and hospitality to our neighbors. Imam Omar Suleiman and Dr. Andy Stoker will teach and lead a faithful discussion about Jesus. Islam and Christianity revere Jesus, but in... read more

Mar
28

FirstChurch University Spring Session Registration Begins

Category: Adult Education  

Our winter session of FCU begins Tuesday, April 25 bringing adults together for fellowship, study and fun. A thorough course offering brings diverse teachers to feed your spirit and curiosity. Click here for more details and to register. read more

Mar
28

Church Council Meeting

Category: Adult Education  
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join Us for Church Council. All FirstChurch members invited. 6:00 p.m. dinner 6:30 p.m. meeting read more

Apr
2

Goodrich Gallery Artist Reception

Category: Music & Arts  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Artist’s Reception for Heather Hodges – Acrylic Click here for more details about our current and upcoming exhibits. The Goodrich Gallery enriches our church with a new art exhibit each month featuring the work of gifted local artists. Gallery hours: Sunday:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday:  9 a.m.... read more

Apr
2

Higher Ground for Youth

Category: Youth  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Higher Ground  is a chance for youth to relax together, hang out and really build community. Our spring Higher Ground theme is Discover. Join us as we explore what God is calling us to do in vocation, service, creativity and discipleship. Discover – Service. Join us this week for multiple... read more

Apr
3

Christians, Muslims & Jesus – A Lenten Journey

Category: Adult Education  
6:30pm - 7:40pm

In a changing multi-cultural and multi-faith landscape, the language of our faith traditions must be strengthened as we reach out in love and hospitality to our neighbors. Imam Omar Suleiman and Dr. Andy Stoker will teach and lead a faithful discussion about Jesus. Islam and Christianity revere Jesus, but in... read more

Apr
4

UrbanLife – Young Adults

Category: Young Adults  
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Young professionals (20s -30s) are invited to explore issues of faith and life through education, service and community. “Education in Texas” – Dr. Andy Stoker Click here for upcoming events. read more

Apr
7

FirstSeniors Spring Retreat

Category: Adult Education  
9:00am - 2:30am

Join FirstSeniors for a spring retreat! Speaker: Kellie Sanford, Perkins Pastoral Intern, First UMC “Remembering Our Story” Not only as United Methodists, but as individuals. We will take a  look at scripture, United Methodist history and the present/future of the United Methodist Church, all while connecting our faith stories. We... read more

Apr
7

Sacred Spaces with Dr. Andy Stoker

Category: Adult Education  
5:00pm - 7:00pm

As we strive to better understand our brothers and sisters, we are visiting their sacred spaces so that we may develop friendships and ministry partnerships in the areas of education, culture and service. We will tour the Stern Chapel, celebrate Shabbat worship, then go to dinner together. Contact Carrie Chavarria... read more

Apr
9

Holy Week at FirstChurch

Category: Worship  

Sunday, April 9 Palm Sunday – 8:45 & 11 a.m. worship A parade of palms opens the 11 a.m. service with children 4 years old and up participating. Children younger than 4 are welcome to participate with their parents. Picnic and Easter Egg Hunt Following the 11 a.m. worship service,... read more

Apr
9

Higher Ground for Youth

Category: Youth  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Higher Ground  is a chance for youth to relax together, hang out and really build community. Our spring Higher Ground theme is Discover. Join us as we explore what God is calling us to do in vocation, service, creativity and discipleship. Discover – Dallas Farmers Market. Join us as we... read more

Apr
10

Christians, Muslims & Jesus – A Lenten Journey

Category: Adult Education  
6:30pm - 7:45pm

In a changing multi-cultural and multi-faith landscape, the language of our faith traditions must be strengthened as we reach out in love and hospitality to our neighbors. Imam Omar Suleiman and Dr. Andy Stoker will teach and lead a faithful discussion about Jesus. Islam and Christianity revere Jesus, but in... read more

Apr
11

UrbanLife – Young Adults

Category: Young Adults  
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Young professionals (20s -30s) are invited to explore issues of faith and life through education, service and community. “What is Holy Week?” – Rev. Ann Willet Click here for upcoming events. read more

Apr
17

UrbanLife – Young Adults

Category: Young Adults  
Apr 17 - Apr 11

Young professionals (20s -30s) are invited to explore issues of faith and life through education, service and community. Serve dinner at Austin Street Center. Click here for upcoming events. read more

Apr
21

Enneagram Workshop with Suzanne Stabile

Category: Adult Education  

Know Your Number workshop with Suzanne Stabile Friday, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Know Your Number is a foundational course and is the first step in working with the Enneagram. In this workshop, Suzanne introduces the nine Enneagram Types: Challenger, Peacemaker, Perfectionist, Helper, Performer,... read more

Apr
23

Take the First Step

9:30am - 10:30am

Continuing Visitors and New members… Senior Minister, Dr. Andrew Stoker, Rev. Ann Willet and your FirstChurch family invite you to join us for coffee! During our time together we will share a brief history of FirstChurch, ways to connect in mission and ministry, explain the value of membership, and tour... read more

Apr
23

Higher Ground for Youth

Category: Youth  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Higher Ground  is a chance for youth to relax together, hang out and really build community. Our spring Higher Ground theme is Discover. Join us as we explore what God is calling us to do in vocation, service, creativity and discipleship. Discover – Creativity. Join us as we listen to... read more

Apr
25

UrbanLife – Young Adults

Category: Young Adults  
7:30pm - 8:30pm

Young professionals (20s -30s) are invited to explore issues of faith and life through education, service and community. #ADULTING – “Baby I Got Ya Money” – Rod Bishop Click here for upcoming events. read more

Apr
30

Higher Ground for Youth

Category: Youth  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Higher Ground  is a chance for youth to relax together, hang out and really build community. Our spring Higher Ground theme is Discover. Join us as we explore what God is calling us to do in vocation, service, creativity and discipleship. No Higher Ground (THIS IS A CHANGE due to... read more

May
7

Goodrich Gallery Artist Reception

Category: Music & Arts  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Artist’s Reception for Hal Warnick – Oil on Canvas Click here for more details about our current and upcoming exhibits. The Goodrich Gallery enriches our church with a new art exhibit each month featuring the work of gifted local artists. Gallery hours: Sunday:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday: ... read more

May
7

Higher Ground for Youth

Category: Youth  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Higher Ground  is a chance for youth to relax together, hang out and really build community. Our spring Higher Ground theme is Discover. Join us as we explore what God is calling us to do in vocation, service, creativity and discipleship. Discover – Discipleship. Join us in discerning how Jesus... read more

May
9

Church Council Meeting

Category: Adult Education  
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join Us for Church Council. All FirstChurch members invited. 6:00 p.m. dinner 6:30 p.m. meeting read more

Jun
4

Goodrich Gallery Artist Reception

Category: Music & Arts  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Artist’s Reception for Heather Pregger – Fiber Art Click here for more details about our current and upcoming exhibits. The Goodrich Gallery enriches our church with a new art exhibit each month featuring the work of gifted local artists. Gallery hours: Sunday:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday:  9... read more

Jun
12

Urban Camp

Category: Children  
Jun 12 - Aug 11

Join us for these fun summer camps at FirstChurch. Camps begin with Vacation Bible School and continue through the summer with camps for games, design, cooking and more! Click here for more information and to register.     read more

Jul
2

Goodrich Gallery Artist Reception

Category: Music & Arts  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Artist’s Reception for Jim Finger – Mixed Media Click here for more details about our current and upcoming exhibits. The Goodrich Gallery enriches our church with a new art exhibit each month featuring the work of gifted local artists. Gallery hours: Sunday:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday:  9... read more

Aug
6

Goodrich Gallery Artist Reception

Category: Music & Arts  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Artist’s Reception for Gail Arnold Nash – Ceramics Click here for more details about our current and upcoming exhibits. The Goodrich Gallery enriches our church with a new art exhibit each month featuring the work of gifted local artists. Gallery hours: Sunday:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday:  9... read more

Aug
22

Church Council Meeting

Category: Adult Education  
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join Us for Church Council. All FirstChurch members invited. 6:00 p.m. dinner 6:30 p.m. meeting read more

Sep
3

Goodrich Gallery Artist Reception

Category: Music & Arts  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Artist’s Reception for Robert Moore – Photography Click here for more details about our current and upcoming exhibits. The Goodrich Gallery enriches our church with a new art exhibit each month featuring the work of gifted local artists. Gallery hours: Sunday:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday:  9 a.m.... read more

Oct
1

Goodrich Gallery Artist Reception

Category: Music & Arts  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Goodrich Gallery Invitational Click here for more details about our current and upcoming exhibits. The Goodrich Gallery enriches our church with a new art exhibit each month featuring the work of gifted local artists. Gallery hours: Sunday:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday:  9 a.m. – 5 p.m.... read more

Nov
5

Goodrich Gallery Artist Reception

Category: Music & Arts  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Artist’s Reception Click here for more details about our current and upcoming exhibits. The Goodrich Gallery enriches our church with a new art exhibit each month featuring the work of gifted local artists. Gallery hours: Sunday:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday:  9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday: ... read more

Dec
3

Goodrich Gallery Membership Show Artist Reception

Category: Music & Arts  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

The Goodrich Gallery Annual Membership Show is on display in the gallery through Dec. Please come by the Gallery and see all of the talented work on display from our resident artists. read more