Events

Jun
19

Urban Camp

Category: Children  
Jun 19 - Aug 11

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

Jul
9

Compassionate City – Compassionate Church

Category: Adult Education  

2017 Summer Speaker Series A variety of speakers will join us to share stories of compassion Sundays through August 6 at 9:45 a.m. in Fiedler Atrium. July 9 “Dallas: One Year Later” Amy Lewis Hofland – Crow Collection of Asian Art Executive Director Amy Lewis Hofland leads the Crow Collection... read more

Jul
13

Volunteers Needed for 21st Annual Mayor’s Back to School Fair

Category: Outreach  

Volunteers are needed to pre-register students for the 21st Annual Mayor’s Back to School Fair. If you aren’t familiar with this great event, it provides free school supplies to families with school-aged children who (a) reside in the City of Dallas or attend Dallas ISD schools and (b) who meet... read more

Jul
30

Youth and Children’s Choirs Registration Opens

Category: Children  Music & Arts  Youth  
Jul 30 - Sep 10

Registration opens for Variations youth choir, children’s choirs, handbells and Orff instrument ensemble beginning July 30.   To register for Variations and/or Carillon Ringers, CLICK HERE! To register for Counterpoint Choir & Steeple Ringers, CLICK HERE!     read more

Jul
31

Sacred Spaces with Dr. Andy Stoker

Category: Adult Education  
1:00pm - 2:30pm

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 Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Contact Carrie Chavarria to register. read more

Aug
6

Back to School Donations Due

Category: Outreach  
8:00am - 6:00pm

Back to School Drive Through Aug. 6 Help students at JJ Rhoads start the school year by donating school uniforms, socks and underwear. Gift cards from Target, Old Navy or Walmart are also welcome. White polo shirts, blue or khaki uniform pants and skirts (all sizes). Collection bins located across... read more

Aug
6

Goodrich Gallery Artist Reception

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

Artist’s Reception for Gail Nash Arnold – 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 a.m.... read more

Aug
6

Journey to the Holy Land Lunch & Learn

Category: Adult Education  
12:10pm - 1:15pm

Find out about the Holy Land tour with Dr. Andy Stoker and First UMC Dallas Jan. 15 – 25, 2018. Click here to RSVP for the lunch & learn. Click here to register for the tour.   read more

Aug
7

Auditions for Hansel and Gretel

Category: Music & Arts  
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Hansel and Gretel By Kathryn Schultz Miller directed by Ryan Page Production dates: September 16 at 1:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m., September 17 at 2:30 p.m. Please bring a headshot, resume, and list of conflicts during the rehearsal time period.  The audition will consist of cold readings from the script. ... read more

Aug
8

Auditions for Hansel and Gretel

Category: Music & Arts  
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Hansel and Gretel By Kathryn Schultz Miller directed by Ryan Page Production dates: September 16 at 1:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m., September 17 at 2:30 p.m. Please bring a headshot, resume, and list of conflicts during the rehearsal time period. The audition will consist of cold readings from the script.... 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

Aug
27

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

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

Sep
16

Hansel and Gretel

Category: Children  Music & Arts  
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Hansel and Gretel a play for the whole family by Kathryn Schultz Miller Directed by Ryan Page A Rotunda Theatre Production The Rotunda Theatre presents Hansel and Gretel. This childhood classic engages the entire family with puppets, dancing, sweet treats and surprises! You won’t want to miss this fall favorite... read more

Sep
16

Hansel and Gretel

Category: Children  Music & Arts  
5:00pm - 6:30pm

Hansel and Gretel a play for the whole family by Kathryn Schultz Miller Directed by Ryan Page A Rotunda Theatre Production The Rotunda Theatre presents Hansel and Gretel. This childhood classic engages the entire family with puppets, dancing, sweet treats and surprises! You won’t want to miss this fall favorite... read more

Sep
17

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

Sep
17

Hansel and Gretel

Category: Children  Music & Arts  
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Hansel and Gretel a play for the whole family by Kathryn Schultz Miller Directed by Ryan Page A Rotunda Theatre Production The Rotunda Theatre presents Hansel and Gretel. This childhood classic engages the entire family with puppets, dancing, sweet treats and surprises! You won’t want to miss this fall favorite... read more

Sep
25

Glennon Doyle

Category: Adult Education  
7:30pm - 9:00pm

Glennon Doyle is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Love Warrior, which was selected as an Oprah’s Book Club pick, as well as the New York Times bestseller Carry On, Warrior. Glennon is also the founder of Momastery, an online community reaching millions of people each... read more

Sep
27

Baton Rouge Mission Trip

Category: Outreach  
Sep 27 - Sep 30

Sept. 27 – 30, 2017 Join Rev. Holly Bandel and our team as we provide flood relief work for homes affected in the Baton Rouge area. Most of our work will be putting up sheetrock. Bring power tools with you – power drills, impact drills, circular saws, sawsalls, etc. If... 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

Oct
22

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
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

Nov
5

Service of Light and Remembrance

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

All Saints is a day of solemnity, reserved to honor those who have gone before us, known and unknown, sung and unsung. All of God’s people are spiritually connected, and uniting in remembrance is just one example of God’s prevailing love. This multi-faith service is open to the public and will... read more

Nov
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

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

Jan
14

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

Jan
15

Journey to the Holy Land

Category: Adult Education  
Jan 15 - Jan 25

Join Dr. Andy Stoker and First UMC Dallas on a Holy Land tour! This journey of a lifetime departs January 15, 2018 starting at $3,398 from Dallas. Click here to register today.   read more

Feb
11

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

Mar
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

Apr
15

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
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

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