Events

Apr
28

Disaster Relief Emergency Response Training

Category: Adult Education  Outreach  
9:00am - 4:00pm

When the next disaster comes, we want to be ready with trained responders. After taking this training hosted by FUMC, Dallas and the North Texas Conference, you will receive a badge for emergency shelter access and can be a second responder that enters affected areas. To register, click here. read more

Apr
29

5th Sunday Mission Presentation

Category: Adult Education  Outreach  
9:45am - 10:45am

We will learn about a new ministry called ZOE Ministry. This ministry empowers young people, mostly orphans, to build their own businesses and lead their communities across the globe. FUMC, Dallas will be in relationship with the ministry for two global trips to Rwanda and India in the next year.... read more

Apr
30

Compassion Into Action

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

Led by Rev. Holly Bandel Monday, Apr. 30 In the final week of this study, we are using A Fearless Heart by Thupten Jinpa and the Gospel of Luke as a way to understand compassion as central to our part in transforming the world as Disciples. Join Rev. Holly G.... read more

May
1

HIV/AIDS Supper Club

Category: Outreach  
5:30pm - 7:15pm

Provide hot meals for men, women and their children coping with HIV/AIDS, and living below the federal poverty line. Residents of the Ewing and Revlon Housing facilities of AIDS Services of Dallas receive a potluck dinner prepared by volunteers. Contact: Grace McFerrin. read more

May
1

Freeing Your Inner Poet & Finding Your True Voice

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

Led by Rev. John Thornburg Tuesday, May 1 In one of religion’s greatest paradoxes, saying “I don’t know what I believe” doesn’t mean that you don’t believe anything.  It only means you haven’t named it yet.  Since God is always active in and around us, sometimes we just need to... read more

May
1

History of Church Music

Category: Adult Education  Music & Arts  
May 1 - May 15

Led by Tim Effler Tuesdays, May 1, 10, 15 Ever wonder what church music sounded like a thousand years ago, or how we got from that music to the hymns and anthems we sing today?  From Gregorian chant to Christian rock – join us for a whirlwind trip through the... read more

May
6

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
6

Children’s Choir Musical

Category: Children  Music & Arts  
2:30pm - 3:30pm

The Cantate and Counterpoint Choirs present Mark Burrows’, In the Image, May 6 at 2:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. This fantastic and inspiring new children’s musical features a group of children who have just experienced the story of The Creation. And now they’re starting to wonder what it really means... read more

May
7

Serve Our Neighbors at Austin Street Center

Category: Outreach  
5:30pm - 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. If you are donating items AND serving,... read more

May
8

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

May
14

Parenting Compassion

Category: Adult Education  
May 14 - May 21

Led by Rev. Evan Jones May 14 & 21 In the current political climate, how do we teach our kids about kindness and compassion? Join us for a 2-week discussion about ways to share the type of kindness, love and compassion that Jesus modeled. For parents who have kids of... read more

May
14

Kids Compassion

Category: Children  Youth  
May 14 - May 21

Led by Laura McCavit May 14 & 21 In conjunction with the Parenting Compassion class, kids of all ages will learn ways to share kindness and compassion with their families and peers. Laura McCavit will lead these 2 week classes for elementary and high school kids. Free. Click here to... read more

May
18

Rotunda Theatre presents On Golden Pond

Category: Music & Arts  

On Golden Pond By Ernest Thompson directed by Jane Farris May 18, 19, 24 – 26 at 7:30 p.m. The Rotunda Theatre presents On Golden Pond. This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year.... read more

May
19

Walk, Pray, Love Prayer Walk

Category: Adult Education  Children  Outreach  Youth  
9:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a prayer walk downtown with stops that illuminate the history of our city and the need for advocacy and transformation. We plan to visit St. Paul UMC, Booker T. Washington High School, Thanksgiving Square, the Rosa Parks statue and Café Momentum. We will end with a picnic... read more

May
19

Rotunda Theatre presents On Golden Pond

Category: Music & Arts  

On Golden Pond By Ernest Thompson directed by Jane Farris May 18, 19, 24 – 26 at 7:30 p.m. The Rotunda Theatre presents On Golden Pond. This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year.... read more

May
20

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

May
21

Serve Our Neighbors at Austin Street Center

Category: Outreach  
5:30pm - 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. If you are donating items AND serving,... read more

May
24

Rotunda Theatre presents On Golden Pond

Category: Music & Arts  

On Golden Pond By Ernest Thompson directed by Jane Farris May 18, 19, 24 – 26 at 7:30 p.m. The Rotunda Theatre presents On Golden Pond. This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year.... read more

May
25

Rotunda Theatre presents On Golden Pond

Category: Music & Arts  

On Golden Pond By Ernest Thompson directed by Jane Farris May 18, 19, 24 – 26 at 7:30 p.m. The Rotunda Theatre presents On Golden Pond. This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year.... read more

May
26

Rotunda Theatre presents On Golden Pond

Category: Music & Arts  

On Golden Pond By Ernest Thompson directed by Jane Farris May 18, 19, 24 – 26 at 7:30 p.m. The Rotunda Theatre presents On Golden Pond. This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year.... read more

May
29

HIV/AIDS Supper Club

Category: Outreach  
5:30pm - 7:15pm

Provide hot meals for men, women and their children coping with HIV/AIDS, and living below the federal poverty line. Residents of the Ewing and Revlon Housing facilities of AIDS Services of Dallas receive a potluck dinner prepared by volunteers. Contact: Grace McFerrin. read more

Jun
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
4

Serve Our Neighbors at Austin Street Center

Category: Outreach  
5:30pm - 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. If you are donating items AND serving,... read more

Jun
5

HIV/AIDS Supper Club

Category: Outreach  
5:30pm - 7:15pm

Provide hot meals for men, women and their children coping with HIV/AIDS, and living below the federal poverty line. Residents of the Ewing and Revlon Housing facilities of AIDS Services of Dallas receive a potluck dinner prepared by volunteers. Contact: Grace McFerrin. read more

Jun
18

Serve Our Neighbors at Austin Street Center

Category: Outreach  
5:30pm - 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. If you are donating items AND serving,... read more

Jun
24

Mission Trip Taco Lunch

Category: Outreach  
12:15pm - 1:15pm

Join us for a taco lunch to learn more about past and future FirstChurch mission trips. read more

Jul
1

Blood Drive

Category: Outreach  
9:00am - 1:00pm

Blood donations are needed. Please give. Blood donors: Eat a good breakfast, have photo ID, must be 17 or older (no upper age limit).   read more

Jul
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

Jul
2

Serve Our Neighbors at Austin Street Center

Category: Outreach  
5:30pm - 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. If you are donating items AND serving,... read more

Jul
3

HIV/AIDS Supper Club

Category: Outreach  
5:30pm - 7:15pm

Provide hot meals for men, women and their children coping with HIV/AIDS, and living below the federal poverty line. Residents of the Ewing and Revlon Housing facilities of AIDS Services of Dallas receive a potluck dinner prepared by volunteers. Contact: Grace McFerrin. read more

Jul
16

Serve Our Neighbors at Austin Street Center

Category: Outreach  
5:30pm - 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. If you are donating items AND serving,... read more

Jul
30

HIV/AIDS Supper Club

Category: Outreach  
5:30pm - 7:15pm

Provide hot meals for men, women and their children coping with HIV/AIDS, and living below the federal poverty line. Residents of the Ewing and Revlon Housing facilities of AIDS Services of Dallas receive a potluck dinner prepared by volunteers. Contact: Grace McFerrin. read more

Aug
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

Aug
19

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

Aug
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

Sep
9

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

Sep
16

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

Oct
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

Oct
21

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

Nov
4

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

Nov
18

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

Dec
2

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