Events

Dec
1

Advent & Christmas Eve at FirstChurch

Sunday, Dec. 1 – First Sunday of Advent Hanging of the Greens Service 10 a.m. in the Sanctuary FirstChurch once again opens the door for Jesus Christ to become the focal point of the season with our Hanging of the Greens Worship Service. All ages are invited to join in... read more

Dec
14

Christmas Nativity Brunch at Dallas Bethlehem Center

Category: Outreach  
9:00am - 12:00pm

Volunteer to provide and serve brunch hosted by United Methodist Women. Contact Grace McFerrin for more information and to volunteer. read more

Dec
15

A Service of Lessons and Carols

Category: Music & Arts  Worship  
11:00am - 12:00pm

This traditional service of nine lessons and carols includes lessons of prophecy and the Nativity story interwoven with beautiful carols and featuring the music of Handel’s Messiah performed by Chancel Choir, soloists and orchestra at 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary. 8:30 – 11 a.m. – Come enjoy breakfast and fellowship in... read more

Dec
16

Serve Our Neighbors at Austin Street Center

Category: Outreach  
6:00pm - 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 no later than the Sunday prior to... read more

Dec
17

Wilkinson Center Toy Drive/Distribution

Category: Outreach  
9:00am - 2:00pm

Volunteers are needed to sort, transport, distribute and wrap donated gifts. Click here to sign up. Also, please consider one of the the following: Donate bicycles and scooters for the Toy Drive Donate toys for the Toy Drive Donate $25 gift cards for the Toy Drive Help transport toys from... read more

Dec
24

Christmas Eve Services

Category: Worship  

Tuesday, Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Services Sanctuary 4:30 p.m. – Family-Friendly Children at the Manger Service Join us for our family-friendly traditional children’s presentation. Dr. Andy Stoker will deliver the homily. 7 p.m. – This joyful celebration of the coming of the Christ Child will include the Sacrament of Holy... read more

Jan
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

Jan
6

Serve Our Neighbors at Austin Street Center

Category: Outreach  
6:00pm - 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 no later than the Sunday prior to... read more

Jan
7

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

Jan
12

Women’s New Year’s Lunch

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

All women of FirstChurch are invited to join in our meeting and lunch and to hear speaker Rev. JoNell Lindh, Associate Minister of Congregational Care. RSVP for lunch to Angie Connelly. Hosted by United Methodist Women. read more

Jan
15

Created by God

Category: Children  
Jan 15 - Mar 25

Created by God is a human sexuality education class that helps pre-teens understand their changing bodies and to see their sexuality as a gift from God.  Students will not only learn about the anatomy of both male and female bodies, but they will also learn and discuss intimacy, marriage, and... read more

Jan
17

Room in the Inn

Category: Adult Education  Outreach  
Jan 17 - Jan 18

Join the United Methodist Women in hosting women from Austin Street Center for a home-cooked dinner, fellowship and good night’s sleep. This ministry aids our area shelters by providing beds in the hottest and coldest days of the year. Our FirstChurch UMW will be joining with St. Paul UMW members... read more

Jan
20

Serve Our Neighbors at Austin Street Center

Category: Outreach  
6:00pm - 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 no later than the Sunday prior to... read more

Feb
2

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

Feb
3

Serve Our Neighbors at Austin Street Center

Category: Outreach  
6:00pm - 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 no later than the Sunday prior to... read more

Feb
4

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

Feb
17

Serve Our Neighbors at Austin Street Center

Category: Outreach  
6:00pm - 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 no later than the Sunday prior to... read more

Feb
29

Women’s Retreat

Category: Adult Education  
8:30am - 3:30pm

Women, Wellness….What Else… The effects of women’s health on home and society.  Taking care of ourselves so we can take care of others. Fee: $25 (included Day Camper Fee and lunch)  Limited scholarships available. For more information, contact Phyllis Cummins at phyllis6820@att.net. read more

Mar
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

Mar
2

Serve Our Neighbors at Austin Street Center

Category: Outreach  
6:00pm - 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 no later than the Sunday prior to... read more

Mar
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

Mar
16

Serve Our Neighbors at Austin Street Center

Category: Outreach  
6:00pm - 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 no later than the Sunday prior to... read more

Apr
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

May
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
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

Aug
23

Journey to the Holy Land & Oberammergau Passion Play

Category: Adult Education  

HOLY LAND & GERMANY 2020 Aug. 23 – Sept. 4, 2020 Join us as we travel to the Holy Land and to the OBERAMMERGAU PASSION PLAY in Germany. This trip is sure to inspire faith and deepen your discipleship as we seek to understand more about the context of Christ’s... read more