Lakeview Camp Registration Now Open!

We are happy to announce that registration is officially open for our week of summer camp at Lakeview Methodist Conference Center! Our week at Lakeview is June 29-July 3. Camp is open to all students who are currently in 4th grade through currently in 12th grade. College students may attend … Continue reading

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Safe Sanctuary Online Training

Many of you have asked recently about online Safe Sanctuary training in lieu of attending one of our classroom sessions. If you need to do your training on your own, here are some easy steps to complete it. 1. Print and review the policy. 2. View the online training presentation. … Continue reading

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FUMC Hires Summer Youth/Children Intern

We are happy to report that we have hired Patrick Foster as our summer intern to work with youth and older children. The Staff-Parish Relations Committee appointed Danny Smith, Ellen Weber, Claudia Minter, and Kimberly Owen to serve on a search committee along with direction from Pastors Carol Turner and … Continue reading

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FUMC Youth 30-Hour Famine: Make It Your Fight!

On May 8-9, our youth will be participating in World Vision’s 30-Hour Famine. Through this exciting and meaningful event, they will fast from food for 30-hours and collect donations from sponsors to raise funds for hunger relief. Through World Vision, a donation of $30 will feed a child for one … Continue reading

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Youth Campout April 17-19

The youth of our church (grades 7-12) are having a campout at Tyler State Park April 17-19. As of now, we will depart Friday afternoon at 5:30 and pack up camp mid morning on Sunday. We will stop for lunch (I’m thinking eating outside at Sonic) on the way home. The … Continue reading

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Youth and Confirmation Class Visit Brushy Creek Arbor

As a part of our Confirmation class, we carried the students out to the Methodist historic site at Brushy Creek, just north of Palestine off of FM 315. We also invited the youth group to tag along. We all ate sack lunches at the Brushy Creek United Methodist Church, then … Continue reading

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Now Hiring Housekeeper

First United Methodist Church is looking to fill the position of housekeeper. The job would be a minimum of 20 hours per week at a rate of $10 per hour. General janitorial/housekeeping skills are necessary. All employees must pass a criminal background check and drug screening. Please contact the church … Continue reading

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Methodist Mission Weekend 2015 Dates Set

This is our fourth year of Methodist Mission Weekends, a home repair ministry under the direction of Danny Smith. For the last three years, over 100 volunteers have worked on over 50 homes in the Palestine area doing minor home repairs such as constructing wheelchair ramps, patching walls, and installing … Continue reading

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