We are very pleased to announce that Dorian Albert will be our new Minister with Youth and Their Families at FirstChurch effective May 1. Dorian has served faithfully for over five years as our Assistant Director of Children and Youth Ministries.  Dorian’s passion for ministry with youth and their families... read more

By Rev. Holly Bandel What did you learn? I once again learned that mission is about relationships. The people of Costa Rica are so hospitable and teach me about being more like Christ. What made you laugh? Speaking Spanglish and having the attempt returned with a smile.  What made you... read more

By Holly Bandel Today, the Rise Fund enters its 5th fundraising year to collect $145,000 for annual distribution to our partner non-profit agencies. By supporting the great work these agencies are doing in our local and global communities, we strive to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of... read more

One + One Launch

February 22, 2018

Last Saturday morning, leaders in public school advocacy gathered in support of a new initiative that will connect faith communities with every Dallas ISD school. One+One, as it’s called, was born of a partnership among Pastors For Texas Children, First United Methodist Church of Dallas, Dallas ISD and the Dallas... read more

By Fran Lobpries, Donor Relations Dallas Bethlehem Center Early education has been at the heart of Dallas Bethlehem Center (DBC) from the beginning. Today, DBC supports programming for 56 children, ranging from six-week old babies to three-year old of toddlers. DBC’s out of school, summer camp, and computer lab classes... read more