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Events

Jan
11

Church Wide Study – Jan. “The Racial Healing Handbook”

Category: Adult Education  
Jan 11 - Feb 8

Book by Dr. Anneliese A. Singh Led by Rev. Holly Bandel & Racial Justice Cohorts Join the movement of anti-racism and racial allyship through practical activities to help you challenge privilege, confront systemic racism and engage in collective healing. Our goal is for 100 people at FirstChurch to engage in... read more

Jan
19

Sacred Pathways: 9 Ways to Connect with God

Category: Adult Education  
Jan 19 - Feb 9

Led by Anna Bundy Tuesdays from 7 – 8 p.m. Jan. 19, 26, Feb. 2, 9 Each week we will explore two different ways to connect. Each week will have a blend of opportunities to explore encounters that might be most effective to your personality type. We will investigate tending... read more

Jan
23

2021 Texas United Methodist Women’s Legislative Event

The 2021 Texas United Methodist Women’s Legislative Event January 23-26 BREATHE: A UMW VIRTUAL EVENT The Spirit of God has made me and the breath of the almighty has given me Life. – Job 33:4 A new and exciting ONLINE experience with no travel expenses! This virtual event will allow... read more

Jan
31

UMW Community Gathering

Category: Adult Education  Outreach  
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Make plans to join us and invite a friend for a Virtual (Zoom) Community Gathering! The meeting is open to all who are interested. “Empowering Women to Make a Difference” led by Rev. Katherine Lyle is the program of the next Virtual Community Gathering hosted by First Church United Methodist... read more

Feb
18

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

Feb
22

Church-Wide Lent Study – “The Walk”

Category: Adult Education  
Feb 22 - Mar 29

Led by Rev. Evan Jones In The Walk, Adam Hamilton focuses on five essential spiritual practices that are rooted in Jesus’ own walk with God and taught throughout the New Testament. Each of these practices is intended as part of our daily walk with Christ while also being an essential... read more

Feb
24

46 Minutes for Parenting Faith – Feb.

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

Led by Leah Bailey Wednesdays (video posted in the morning, discussion group 7:15 – 7:45 p.m.) Feb. 24, Mar. 24, Apr. 21, May 19 Each month we will discuss a different spiritual practice that you can adapt to fit your family’s busy schedule.  WITH A NEW FORMAT FOR THE SPRING!... read more

Mar
18

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

Mar
24

46 Minutes for Parenting Faith – Mar.

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

Led by Leah Bailey Wednesdays (video posted in the morning, discussion group 7:15 – 7:45 p.m.) Mar. 24, Apr. 21, May 19 Each month we will discuss a different spiritual practice that you can adapt to fit your family’s busy schedule.  WITH A NEW FORMAT FOR THE SPRING! SELF-PACED VIDEO:... read more

Apr
12

Church-Wide Study – Apr. “Little Nuggets: A Study of Proverbs”

Category: Adult Education  
Apr 12 - May 3

Led by Rev. Evan Jones The book of Proverbs is filled with little nuggets of wisdom which show us ways to be a better friend, a better partner and how to live life abundantly. Does it really tell us we should be like ants though? Find out in this deep... read more

Apr
13

The Book of Judges: Heroes and Villains

Category: Adult Education  
Apr 13 - May 4

Tuesdays, 7 – 8 p.m. April 13 – May 4 Led by Alex Moore, Perkins School of Theology Intern serving FirstChurch Not often read, Judges can provide a glimpse into patterns of disobedience, oppression, violence, salvation, and peace.  This class will work through the entirety of the Book of Judges... read more

Apr
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

Apr
18

When the Heart Waits

Category: Adult Education  
Apr 18 - May 9

Sundays, 4 – 5 p.m. April 18 – May 9 Led by Sherrye Bass Sue Monk Kidd, best selling author of The Secret Life of Bees, shares her experience with finding meaning in life through “active waiting”. Full of wisdom and grace, Kidd’s words will encourage us along our spiritual... read more

Apr
21

46 Minutes for Parenting Faith – Apr.

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

Led by Leah Bailey Wednesdays (video posted in the morning, discussion group 7:15 – 7:45 p.m.) Apr. 21, May 19 Each month we will discuss a different spiritual practice that you can adapt to fit your family’s busy schedule.  WITH A NEW FORMAT FOR THE SPRING! SELF-PACED VIDEO: Each Wednesday,... read more

Apr
28

What We Believe: The Articles of Religion

Category: Adult Education  
Apr 28 - May 12

Wednesdays, 7 – 8 p.m. April 28 – May 12 Led by Rev. Evan Jones Join us for a 3-week study of the 25 historic Articles of Religion. These provide a framework for what Methodists around the world believe and are the central tenets of our faith. Different than the... read more

May
10

Church-Wide Study – May “The Good Neighbor Experiment”

Category: Adult Education  
May 10 - May 24

Led by Rev. Holly Bandel and the Mission & Advocacy Leadership Team With resources from the Neighboring Movement, learn how to get to know or renew relationships with your actual neighbors. This experience will teach 6 concrete, faith-based habits to love your neighbors. After so many months of distancing, this... read more

May
19

46 Minutes for Parenting Faith – May

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

Led by Leah Bailey Wednesdays (video posted in the morning, discussion group 7:15 – 7:45 p.m.) May 19 Each month we will discuss a different spiritual practice that you can adapt to fit your family’s busy schedule.  WITH A NEW FORMAT FOR THE SPRING! SELF-PACED VIDEO: Each Wednesday, a 15-min.... read more