Spend Your Easter with Us!

Have you decided where you will attend worship on Easter Sunday? We want you to know we have an exciting lineup of worship opportunities throughout Holy Week. But the highlight of the Easter season, of course, is Easter Sunday which falls on April 5 this year. Maybe you’ve already bought … 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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Holy Week Worship Opportunities

Worship with us during Holy Week as we experience the passion of our Savior and look forward to his resurrection! Palm Sunday and Monday (March 29-30) Fresh Faith Lay Revival Sunday Morning  9:00-speaker Gary Connor (Contemporary Worship) Sunday Morning 11:00-speaker Gary Connor (Traditional Worship) Sunday Evening  7:00-speaker David Turner (Contemporary … Continue reading

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Fresh Brewed Faith Lay Revival

FRESH BREWED FAITH: Strengthens Renews Energizes Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the faint, and strengthens the powerless.  Isaiah … Continue reading

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March 1 Concert to Benefit FUMC Music Program

  On Sunday, March 1, our church will be blessed with a concert at 6PM in the Sanctuary. The concert will be presented by FUMC Choral Director, Caleb Estrada; FUMC organist/pianist Monroe Walker, and FUMC Chancel Choir member and professional music educator Dr. Christine Buckstead. The three musicians will perform … 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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Midwinter Youth Retreat February 20-22

The Texas Annual Conference’s “Ignite” Midwinter Retreat is set for February 20-22 (Friday night-Sunday morning). This year’s theme is “Redemption” and teaching times will focus on the Lord’s Prayer. The cost for the weekend is $120 but through funds made available by our church, students are able to attend at … 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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Feast of Goodness 2014 (photos)

The United Methodist Women of FUMC held their annual Feast of Goodness on Tuesday, November 4. The event is their largest fund raiser to support mission projects and ministries throughout the year. The UMW recruits volunteers throughout the congregation to make the big event a success. In addition to selling … Continue reading

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Trunk or Treat 2014 (photos)

On Halloween night, the Sycamore Street parking lot was converted into a miniature neighborhood for our annual “Trunk or Treat” event. We had many families from the community come to play games and trick or treat at each vehicle. Dorenda Smith organized the event and FUMC members decorated their vehicles … Continue reading

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