Events

Nov
24

Christmas Poinsettias

Category: Congregational Care  

Donate a Christmas Poinsettia in honor or memory of loved ones or friends. Each plant is $15. Orders will be taken through Dec. 8. The poinsettias will decorate the church on Sundays, Dec. 15, 22 and Christmas Eve, with dedications printed in the worship bulletins. Honorees or Donors may take... read more

Dec
1

Advent & Christmas Eve at FirstChurch

Sunday, Dec. 1 – First Sunday of Advent Hanging of the Greens Service 10 a.m. in the Sanctuary FirstChurch once again opens the door for Jesus Christ to become the focal point of the season with our Hanging of the Greens Worship Service. All ages are invited to join in... read more

Dec
7

Vintage Christmas with Arlington Jones

Category: Music & Arts  
5:30pm - 7:00pm

The Music Stand Revue presents VINTAGE CHRISTMAS with Arlington Jones. Timeless Christmas classics, sophisticated and soulful like you’ve never heard, with a message of hope, peace, joy and love. ABOUT THIS EVENT Come celebrate the season with Arlington Jones & Friends as they perform music from his beloved Vintage Christmas... read more

Dec
8

FirstGifts Alternative Gift Market

Category: Outreach  
8:30am - 12:30pm

FirstGifts Alternative Gift Market supports ministries and non-profit agencies by – Enhancing our awareness in our community and the world-at-large – Raising support for local and global agencies that share our mission – Providing an alternative to the experience of holiday shopping – Offering opportunities to purchase gift cards and... read more

Dec
8

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
10

Christmas Service of Healing & Hope

Category: Congregational Care  Worship  
6:30pm - 7:30pm

For most folks the Christmas Season is an exciting and much anticipated time of the year. But for some of us it can bring feelings of being hurried and overwhelmed with the busi-ness of Christmas or feeling sad or lonely. The Christmas Service of Healing and Hope is designed to... read more

Dec
14

Christmas Nativity Brunch at Dallas Bethlehem Center

Category: Outreach  
9:00am - 12:00pm

Volunteer to provide and serve brunch hosted by United Methodist Women. Contact Grace McFerrin for more information and to volunteer. read more

Dec
15

A Service of Lessons and Carols

Category: Music & Arts  Worship  
11:00am - 12:00pm

This traditional service of nine lessons and carols includes lessons of prophecy and the Nativity story interwoven with beautiful carols and featuring the music of Handel’s Messiah performed by Chancel Choir, soloists and orchestra at 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary. 8:30 – 11 a.m. – Come enjoy breakfast and fellowship in... read more

Dec
16

Serve Our Neighbors at Austin Street Center

Category: Outreach  
6:00pm - 7:15pm

Join us as we serve dinner to over 400 homeless men and women. There are two ways to help – you can donate items AND/OR help serve the meal. If you are donating items only, please leave them at the FirstChurch Information Desk no later than the Sunday prior to... read more

Dec
17

Wilkinson Center Toy Drive/Distribution

Category: Outreach  
9:00am - 2:00pm

Volunteers are needed to sort, transport, distribute and wrap donated gifts. Click here to sign up. Also, please consider one of the the following: Donate bicycles and scooters for the Toy Drive Donate toys for the Toy Drive Donate $25 gift cards for the Toy Drive Help transport toys from... read more

Dec
24

Christmas Eve Services

Category: Worship  

Tuesday, Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Services Sanctuary 4:30 p.m. – Family-Friendly Children at the Manger Service Join us for our family-friendly traditional children’s presentation. Dr. Andy Stoker will deliver the homily. 7 p.m. – This joyful celebration of the coming of the Christ Child will include the Sacrament of Holy... read more

Jan
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

Jan
15

Created by God

Category: Children  
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Created by God is a human sexuality education class that helps pre-teens understand their changing bodies and to see their sexuality as a gift from God.  Students will not only learn about the anatomy of both male and female bodies, but they will also learn and discuss intimacy, marriage, and... read more

Feb
2

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

Mar
1

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

Apr
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

May
3

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

Jun
7

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

Aug
23

Journey to the Holy Land & Oberammergau Passion Play

Category: Adult Education  

HOLY LAND & GERMANY 2020 Aug. 23 – Sept. 4, 2020 Join us as we travel to the Holy Land and to the OBERAMMERGAU PASSION PLAY in Germany. This trip is sure to inspire faith and deepen your discipleship as we seek to understand more about the context of Christ’s... read more