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Events

Aug
3

Registration Open for Fall Discipleship Classes

Category: Adult Education  
Aug 3 - Dec 30

2020 has brought major shifts in our experience – in how we operate from day to day, how we connect with others, and how we view our world in those in it. In a space and time where circumstances shift from day to day, it’s more important now that we... read more

Aug
16

Sunday Morning Contemplation

Category: Adult Education  
Aug 16 - Nov 22

Facilitator: John Bryant Combining silence, Gregorian chant and guided meditation, this group focuses on deepening a connection with the divine through intentional contemplative practices. Click here to register. read more

Sep
14

Church Wide Study Sept. – A Study of Mark

Category: Adult Education  
Sep 14 - Oct 5

Zoom introduction Monday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. Zoom close Monday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. The original gospel sheds light into the teachings, life an admission of Jesus. We will explore Mark through the lens of John Wesley’s study of Mark which shaped his theological understanding of the Gospels.... read more

Sep
15

Enneagram: Know Your Number

Category: Adult Education  
Sep 15 - Nov 3

Tuesday nights, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Facilitator: Susan Holloway The Enneagram is an ancient system of nine personality types.  By combining traditional wisdom with modern psychology, it is a powerful tool for understanding ourselves and others. Learning the Enneagram helps us grow personally by enhancing relationships and spiritually as we... read more

Sep
15

Long-Term Study – Companions in Christ

Category: Adult Education  
Sep 15 - Nov 24

Tuesday evenings 7 – 8 p.m. Facilitator: John Bryant Companions is the Upper Room course in prayer, meditation, contemplation, and discernment. It is a 28-week journey down the classical Christian path to achieving an authentic personal relationship with God. In a small group we learn together to listen deeply to... read more

Sep
21

Annual Compassion Walk

Category: Community Events  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join Us for the Annual Compassion Walk Monday, September 21 Noon VIRTUAL PROGRAM 12:30 p.m. TAKE A WALK! September 21 is the International Day of Peace and the Cities of Dallas, Fort Worth and Richardson invite you, wherever you are, to #takeawalk and join the world in Shaping Peace Together.... read more

Sep
23

46 Minutes for Parenting Faith – Sept.

Category: Adult Education  
7:00pm - 7:46pm

Wednesday night Facilitators: Rev. Evan Jones, Dorian Albert & Leah Bailey Parenting looks different than it did a few months ago. Parents are carrying more of the responsibility for all aspects of children’s lives. Join us for 46 minutes of resources, support and ideas. Sept. 23 – “Mental Health &... read more

Sep
23

Take the First Step

7:15pm - 8:30pm

New and continuing guests and visitors… Dr. Andy Stoker, Rev. Ann Willet and your FirstChurch family invite you to join us Wednesday, September 23, at 7:15 pm! Our FirstStep Zoom event will be a time together to get to know some of our pastors, explain the value of membership, learn... read more

Oct
4

Methodist Sunday School: Meaning of Life of Faith

Category: Adult Education  
Oct 4 - Nov 22

Sunday evenings 5  – 6 p.m. Facilitators: Dr. Andy Stoker & Courtney Mitchell In a changing world, we are offering a course to better understand John Wesley, founder of Methodism, and his theology through his sermons. Each week, we will discuss Wesley’s sermon and develop a spiritual practice for deepened... read more

Oct
6

Racial Healing & Allyship

Oct 6 - Oct 20

Tuesday evenings 7-8 pm Using the The Racial Healing Handbook by Dr. Anneliese A. Singh, FirstChurch Racial Justice Cohort members will lead participants in a 3-week deep-dive study of anti-racism. This powerful study and practical study seeks to navigate racism, challenge privilege and put what we believe into action in... read more

Oct
12

Church-Wide Study Oct. – “The Holy Spirit and the Movement of Advocacy”

Oct 12 - Nov 2

Zoom introduction Monday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. Zoom close Monday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. Using the resource We Are Called to Be a Movement by Rev. Dr. William Barber II of the Poor People’s Campaign, this study will combine our Wesleyan beliefs about the Holy Spirit and the... read more

Oct
15

United Methodist Men

Category: Adult Education  
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us for fun, fellowship, games, study and community. Currently, all events are planned to be held via Zoom. When we are able to gather safely in person, we will transition to in person. A Zoom link for the meeting will be sent out closer to the meeting date. Contact... read more

Oct
21

46 Minutes for Parenting Faith – Oct.

Category: Adult Education  
7:00pm - 7:46pm

Wednesday night Facilitators: Rev. Evan Jones, Dorian Albert & Leah Bailey Parenting looks different than it did a few months ago. Parents are carrying more of the responsibility for all aspects of children’s lives. Join us for 46 minutes of resources, support and ideas. Oct. 21 – “On the Other... read more

Oct
30

Family Pop Ups

Category: Children  
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Please join us for Family Pop-Up Night! These monthly events include: time to connect with your family short Bible devotion & discussion a family activity (no to minimal supplies required) October – Painting Activity November – Scavenger Hunt December – Christmas Story To register, contact Leah Bailey. read more

Nov
8

UMW Community Gathering

Category: Adult Education  Outreach  
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Make plans to join us and invite a friend for a Virtual (Zoom) Community Gathering! The meeting is open to all who are interested. Our virtual gathering will include a brief worship experience, speakers’ presentations, a time for questions and answers and small group breakout rooms. The Zoom call will... read more

Nov
9

Church-Wide Study Nov. – Calm in the Chaos

Category: Adult Education  

Zoom introduction Monday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. Zoom close Monday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. In the midst of pandemics, election and war, finding time to connect with God and identify our true needs is a challenge. We will explore traditional and non-traditional Spiritual practices with a daily engagement.... read more

Nov
13

Family Pop Ups

Category: Children  
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Please join us for Family Pop-Up Night! These monthly events include: time to connect with your family short Bible devotion & discussion a family activity (no to minimal supplies required) November – Scavenger Hunt December – Christmas Story To register, contact Leah Bailey. read more

Nov
15

Charge Conference

Category: Adult Education  
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for Charge Conference. All FirstChurch members invited. For Zoom details, please contact Carrie Chavarria. read more

Nov
18

46 Minutes for Parenting Faith – Nov.

Category: Adult Education  
7:00pm - 7:46pm

Wednesday night Facilitators: Rev. Evan Jones, Dorian Albert & Leah Bailey Parenting looks different than it did a few months ago. Parents are carrying more of the responsibility for all aspects of children’s lives. Join us for 46 minutes of resources, support and ideas. Nov. 18 – “Traditions and Faith:... read more

Nov
19

United Methodist Men

Category: Adult Education  
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us for fun, fellowship, games, study and community. Currently, all events are planned to be held via Zoom. When we are able to gather safely in person, we will transition to in person. A Zoom link for the meeting will be sent out closer to the meeting date. Contact... read more

Dec
11

Family Pop Ups

Category: Children  
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Please join us for Family Pop-Up Night! These monthly events include: time to connect with your family short Bible devotion & discussion a family activity (no to minimal supplies required) December – Christmas Story To register, contact Leah Bailey. read more

Dec
17

United Methodist Men

Category: Adult Education  
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us for fun, fellowship, games, study and community. Currently, all events are planned to be held via Zoom. When we are able to gather safely in person, we will transition to in person. A Zoom link for the meeting will be sent out closer to the meeting date. Contact... read more